Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment Arlene Foster said lack of office development may be due to constraints on bank lending. Picture Conor McCabe.

Francess McDonnellNorthern Ireland’s regional business development agency, Invest NI, may offer money to property developers in the shape of mezzanine(...)

Barry Cryan, Conal O’Neill, Pat Walsh and Anthony Killeen from winning Mayo company PanelDuct. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A cost-saving innovation for the construction industry, developed by a west of Ireland engineering firm, has won the overall prize at this year’s Iri(...)

North’s enterprise minister Arlene Foster   said   the latest figures still portray “a more positive picture than a year ago”. Photograph: Eric Luke /Irish Times

One thousand people stopped claiming jobless benefits in the North last month, according to latest government labour market figures which show the tot(...)

The North’s enterprise, trade and investment minister Arlene Foster and Minister for Employment and Learning, Dr Stephen Farry are pictured with Colm Tracey (R), Eishtec operational director

Eishtec, the Waterford-based customer contact centre operator, is to create 320 jobs in the North. The company, which is Irish-owned, plans to (...)

No redundancies have been announced following the deal which could see Lagan’s workforce swell to more than 900 people – making it one of the largest privately owned construction and civil firms North and South.

The Belfast-headquartered Lagan Construction Group has confirmed it has acquired rival Northern Ireland firm H&J Martin but did not disclose detai(...)

Dunbia, the Tyrone headquartered food company, which specialises in beef, pork and lamb products, is to invest £27 million in Northern Ireland and create an additional 209 jobs in Dungannon.

Dunbia, the Tyrone headquartered food company, is to invest £27 million in Northern Ireland and create an additional 209 jobs in Dungannon.The Dunbia (...)

Every passenger that departs from a UK airport must pay Air Passenger Duty (APD) although rates vary depending on the destination and ticket class, most people currently pay £13 on the price of a short-haul ticket.

Reducing the rate of tax that airline passengers have to pay when departing from any airport in Northern Ireland could potentially cost the North more(...)

Peter Robinson addressed a business breakfast in west Belfast on Friday in what the Sinn Fein MP Paul Maskey described as a “historic” visit.Above,Peter Robinson  with Bishop Noel Treanor in the Great Hall at Stormont, Belfast..  Photo: Jonathan Porter

First Minister Peter Robinson addressed a business breakfast in west Belfast on Friday in what the Sinn Fein MP Paul Maskey described as a “historic” (...)

The North’s Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster said the fall in both the local unemployment rate and the decrease in the number of people claiming jobless benefits was “encouraging”.

The number of jobless people claiming unemployment benefits in the North fell for the 25th month in a row during January to 48,200, according to lates(...)

Pictured with Arlene Foster are Willowbrook’s manager Steven McCann (left) and joint managing director John McCann Photograph: Press Eye

Willowbrook Fine Foods, a food processing company, plans to create 55 new jobs in Co Down. The jobs, with an annual salary of £19,000 (€25,000)(...)