The industry is reporting alarming increases in redundancies and projected redundancies since our survey was last conducted in February,” said John Armstrong, managing director of the Construction Employers Federation.

Northern Ireland construction companies expect the sector to fall into recession with more than two-thirds of businesses not operating at their full c(...)

Belfast Harbour expects 500 construction jobs to be created in the city over the next two years following its decision to award the development contra(...)

Organisations and colleges such as the Confederation of British Industry, the Construction Employers Federation, Queen’s University and Ulster University also are signatories to the letter. Photograph: iStock

More than 50 leading Northern Ireland based companies have written an open letter to British MPs warning of the threat to the North’s “political stabi(...)

Northern Ireland secretary of state Karen Bradley plans to fund some increases in key public service budgets by increasing rates, in a move not welcomed by businesses organisations. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Businesses are in revolt over the next draft budget for Northern Ireland ,which promises to deliver an additional £140 million (€163m) of new funding (...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire: he  said the funding was an “interim step” to keep North’s finances on track without a devolved government in place. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Civil servants currently in charge of the North’s budgets have been given an extra £131 million (€148 million) to spend by the Northern Ireland Secret(...)

Partnership will put specialist tax and business planning support within reach of more than 800 building companies

The Construction Employers Federation (CEF) has announced a new partnership that will put specialist tax and business planning support within reach of(...)

British  chancellor of the exchequer  Philip Hammond, who delivered his autumn statement this week.  Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

Northern Ireland’s proposed lower rate of corporation tax of 12.5 per cent from April 2018 will “will not be enough to attract inward investment on i(...)

Simon Hamilton: wants to create the first Northern Ireland Investment Fund to inject millions of pounds into communities and create local business opportunities and new jobs.  Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Too early for Christmas wish lists? Not according to the North’s Finance Minister who has a new £1 billion (€1.25 billion) investment fund at the top (...)