NI enterprise minister Jonathan Bell

Northern Ireland’s enterprise minister has responded directly to growing criticism from the North’s business community over the ongoing welfare crisis(...)

Jonathan Bell, Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise, said the decision to expand its aerospace production facility represented a “step change” for the company

Denroy Plastics, which has its headquarters in Northern Ireland, is to create 32 jobs as part of a £3 million (€4.2 million) investment at its plant i(...)

Separate statistics also show there was a fall in the number of people claiming jobless-related benefits last month

The number of people without a job in Northern Ireland jumped by 2,000 to 54,000 while unemployment in general fell across the UK during the three mo(...)

Mayor of Antrim Clr Thomas Hogg; Alastair Hamilton, chief executive Invest NI; Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell and RLC director Sarah Holt at the RLC site in Newtownabbey.

The engineering group, RLC, is to create 80 jobs in Northern Ireland as part of a new £35 million investment project in Newtownabbey. RLC, which provi(...)

Enterprise, trade and investment minister Jonathan Bell with Mark Cardiff, head of Audit  and Richard Gillan, partner in charge, Grant Thornton

Professional services firm Grant Thornton is to create 71 jobs in Belfast. The announcement was made at the official opening of the company’s new offi(...)

Crowds applaud Rory McIlroy’s first birdie of the week: the world’s number one golfer missed the cut for the Irish Open at Royal County Down. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

It was a day at the Irish Open when Pádraig Harrington took his waterproofs on and off so often he was in danger of re-injuring the troublesome should(...)

Royal County Down golf club. More than 80,000 golf fans will gathering to see some of the world’s top golfers compete. Photograph: INPHO/Presseye/Matt Mackey

The Irish Open is expected to be a sell-out this week, with more than 80,000 golf fans gathering in Co Down to see some of the world’s top golfers com(...)

Kingspan ESB has launched a scheme that will give customers an option to sign up to a roof top photovoltaic (PV) soalr energy product that the joint venture says will produce cheaper, renewable energy without the investment normally required for such a system.

Kingspan and ESB unveiled on Tuesday a new joint venture in Northern Ireland that will offer local businesses the opportunity to get involved in a sol(...)

First Minister and DUP leader Peter Robinson has carried out a significant reshuffle of DUP ministerial posts in the North’s Executive. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Northern Ireland’s First Minister, DUP leader Peter Robinson, has carried out a significant reshuffle of DUP ministerial posts in the North’s Executiv(...)

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The Northern Ireland elections concluded at daylight with significant changes in the electoral arithmetic after the DUP regained East Belfast and the (...)