Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise Jonathan Bell hailed Decora Blind Systems, which is creating 80 jobs in Antrim, as a “dynamic, innovative business”. Photograph: Aaron McCracken/Harrisons/PA

A family owned blind manufacturing business in Lisburn plans to create 80 jobs in Co Antrim as part of a new expansion project. Decora Blind Systems, (...)

Minister for Enterprise Jonathan Bell says it is “vital”  the North has control over corporation tax. Photograph: Aaron McCracken/Harrisons/PA

What’s happening to Northern Ireland’s big plans to introduce a lower rate of corporation tax to rival that of the Republic’s and entice new investors(...)

The quality of higher education in Derry was a factor in the investment decision

Texas-headquartered OneSource Virtual has said it will create 289 new jobs in Derry in a multi-million investment project that will see it establish i(...)

The Brazilian Cisne Branco (white swan), one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race, docked in Belfast harbour.  Photograph: PA

Sunshine and ships are expected to deliver a boost worth £5 million (€7 million) to the local Belfast economy over the next four days as the Tall Ship(...)

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(...)