Clare Guinness, chief executive of Warrenpoint Port: ‘I think Theresa May’s job is like herding cats’

“We are not out of the woods yet,” says Declan Billington, a chief executive in Belfast, reflecting the anxious view of the bulk of the Northern Irish(...)

Mark Little, chief executive of Kinzen, a news curation app. These are tough times for idealists, he told Institute of Directors members and guests in a speech yesterday.  Photograph: Stuart McNamara/Jason Clarke Photography

Ex-RTÉ journalist Mark Little, who founded social news agency Storyful and is now on his “difficult second album” with Kinzen, was careful not to soun(...)

Brexit  will mean that Ireland will  no longer be connected to the European electricity network

The Government must consider building “high-cost” post-Brexit projects, including a proposed electricity interconnector to France at a cost of almost (...)

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(...)

Northern  Secretary Karen Bradley speaking to business leaders during an event at Belfast Metropolitan College. ‘This is the best deal for the United Kingdom.’  Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley has urged her fellow MPs to “put the national interest first” and sign up to the draft Brexit deal agreed last week b(...)

IoD chief executive Maura Quinn (centre) said the survey suggests a cautious attitude among business leaders.

More than four out of five business leaders believe the Republic is headed for an economic crisis in the next five years, according to a survey by the(...)

The Republic’s housing crisis will be one topic discussed at the upcoming Dublin Economics Workshop. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Monday Results: Associated British Foods, Air-France KLM, Manchester United Indicators: Irish vehicles licensed for the first time (Aug); UK GDP fig(...)

Britain’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

The UK opposition Labour party’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said his party may back a second referendum if parliament votes down the prime minister(...)

Jeremy Hunt MP on BBC’s “Andrew Marr Show”: “The more that we undermine Theresa May the more likely we are to end up with a fudge which will be an absolute disaster for everyone.” Photograph:  Jeff Overs/BBC/PA

One of Theresa May’s most senior ministers has condemned as “completely inappropriate” warnings from businesses about potential job losses as a result(...)

The letter from the groups to Theresa May follows warnings from aerospace giant Airbus and car maker BMW that time is short before they need to implement contingency plans. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

The UK’s five main business lobby groups told Theresa May they’re “deeply concerned” that time is running out for a Brexit deal that protects hundreds(...)

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