A truck driver checks in with security at the Port of Larne. Photograph: Mark Marlow/Bloomberg

British businesses are asking some customers in Northern Ireland and the Republic to foot the bill for extra paperwork and other post-Brexit costs, co(...)

Ronan Higham, managing director of Pure Fitout, a Belfast-based firm

Ronan Higham is managing director of Belfast-based Pure Fitout. The shopfitting company, which employs 49 people, creates luxury interiors for bars, h(...)

Business leaders from the North at Downing Street for a meeting with UK prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Seamus Leheny

The “backstop” solution to avoid a hard Irish border post-Brexit should not be feared, UK prime minister Theresa May told Northern Ireland businesses (...)

British prime minister Theresa May will host Northern Irish businesspeople at 10 Downing Street today. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

UK prime minister Theresa May will host Northern Irish businesspeople at 10 Downing Street on Thursday as part of her charm offensive to win support f(...)

Customs or security checks at the Border “would  represent an unwelcome return to the past”,   business leaders in the North have warned.

Northern Ireland is “uniquely vulnerable” to potential changes particularly new tariffs and rules as a result of Brexit which will deliver the “bigge(...)

Belfast port

A third of small firms in Northern Ireland that export expect to see a slump in business as a result of the UK leaving the EU, new research suggests. (...)

An Airbus A380 preparing to land at Heathrow airport. The British government approved a third runway at the London airport on Tuesday, a decision that follows decades of debate. Photograph: AFP Photo/Justin Tallis

“It’s about time.” As the British government finally made a decision on Tuesday on the expansion of the UK’s airport capacity, that was the blunt rea(...)