British secretary of state for exiting the EU David Davis speaks to members of the media at Stormont House in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The British government’s Brexit secretary has said he does not believe there will be a hard Border in Ireland after the UK’s departure from the EU. (...)

Chamber president Stephen McCully said: “Although a clear majority of the businesspeople we surveyed continue to express a preference to remain in the European Union, the gap between Remain and Leave has narrowed in recent weeks.”

Three out of four senior businesspeople in the North have said they will vote for the UK to remain in the EU, according to the results of a new Northe(...)

The counting centre at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Industry leaders have urged politicians elected to the next Northern Ireland Executive to adopt a Programme for Government that empowers businesses to(...)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson during a visit to Wrightbus chassis plant in Antrim. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Northern Ireland has “absolutely nothing to be concerned” about when it comes to leaving the European Union, according to London’s pro-Brexit mayor Bo(...)

Former finance minister Arlene Foster who becomes Northern Ireland’s First Minister on Monday January 11th. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

The new year heralds the arrival of yet another new finance minister for Northern Ireland, the second in less than nine months. Their first real job w(...)

“I don’t think there was a proper debate about what a lower rate of corporation tax could mean. I believe it could be a game-changer”

Leaders of organisations that make promises to their shareholders on which they fail to deliver normally have to pay for it in one way or another. So,(...)

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(...)