Angela Mcgowan

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UK prime minister, David Cameron  and  Taoiseach Enda Kenny as they prepared to discuss Brexit late last year Photograph: PA Wire

The forthcoming Brexit referendum in the UK has the “potential to drag down investment levels” in the North and is one of the “biggest risks” facing t(...)

The North’s long-term jobless rate of 58 per cent is nearly twice that of the UK

The number of people claiming jobless benefits fell in the North last month by 1,000. But the latest labour market statistics also show that the numbe(...)

The Danske Bank study reveals that the lowest levels of consumer confidence were displayed in Carrickfergus and Antrim

Northern Ireland’s £600 million budget “black hole” may be starting to hit consumer confidence levels according to a new report which looks at the fin(...)

Business in Northern Ireland broadly welcome UK chancellor George Osborne’s budget.

It could be a challenge for some Northern Ireland firms to cope with one of the biggest surprises of the UK’s summer budget – the introduction of a ne(...)

North’s enterprise minister Arlene Foster   said   the latest figures still portray “a more positive picture than a year ago”. Photograph: Eric Luke /Irish Times

One thousand people stopped claiming jobless benefits in the North last month, according to latest government labour market figures which show the tot(...)

Research published by Danske Bank today shows it has marginally revised economic growth forecasts up to 2.2 per cent from 2.1 per cent for both 2015 and 2016. Photo: Bloomberg

Northern Ireland’s economy is expected to go grow by 2.2 per cent this year - its strongest performance since the financial crisis began according to (...)

Victoria Square:  one of the most expensive shopping centre ever built in the North is experiencing a revival

Consumers are happy to spend again in the North – at least that is what a new consumer confidence survey is telling us. Latest research from Da(...)

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