Category archives for: Business

Newry’s Around Noon launches new food-to-go range in 100 stores

Around Noon and Henderson Wholesale have launched an innovative new food-to-go range as part of a multi-million-pound per annum partnership. Newry-based Around Noon led the project to completely revamp the convenience retailer’s offering of pre-packed sandwiches, wraps, and salads. Set to be available in over 100 SPAR and EUROSPAR stores across Northern Ireland, the new […]

New crane enters service at Warrenpoint Port following £3m investment

Warrenpoint Port has commissioned a new crane and has commenced the refurbishment of two other cranes following a major £3 million capital investment. The new crane, built and supplied by Finnish manufacturer Konecranes, will significantly improve efficiency at the Port by reducing loading and unloading times, with the ability to lift 100 tonnes up to […]

Joint venture sees Newry firm secure major £30m infrastructure project

A specialist Newry-based civil engineering contractor has secured a new contract to deliver Southern Water’s Victorian sewer rehabilitation project in Thanet, south-east England – a major infrastructure project valued at over £30 million. Terra Solutions Limited, which has been trading since 2008, has entered into a new joint venture – TPMD. Made up of Terra […]

Businesses in Newry warned to watch out for cartels

The CMA is calling for more whistle-blowers to expose business cartels with the launch of a national awareness campaign. It comes as new research shows many firms in Newry don’t know enough about how to comply with competition law.   The Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) latest cartel awareness campaign aims to educate businesses about […]

Newry BID Hold AGM after successful second year

Newry Business Improvement District (BID) held their second AGM in Canal Court Hotel to close a successful second year in operation. Newry BID was voted in by city centre businesses in November 2015 and became operational in 2016.     Since then the BID has been tackling issues affecting business and delivering projects and improvements […]

SRC appoints O’Hare & McGovern to build new £15m campus

Southern Regional College has appointed O’Hare & McGovern Limited as the main contractor to build a new, state-of-the-art Further and Higher Education campus in Banbridge, creating 150 jobs on site. Based in Newry, O’Hare & McGovern Ltd (OHMG) is an established contractor with more than 40 years’ experience in delivering quality construction projects across the […]

Less than 100 days left to file 2017/18 tax return

Avoid the last-minute rush to complete your 2017/18 Self Assessment tax return by doing it early, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has urged. Taxpayers can complete their Self Assessment for the previous tax year from as early as 6 April.     However, many choose to wait until after Christmas to fill it in. Last […]

Last call for Newry entrepreneurs to be part of Propel Programme

The search is now on for the next generation of up and coming Northern Ireland tech start-ups and Ignite NI Propel is calling on applications from the Newry region to take part in their 2019 programme. Invest Northern Ireland’s Propel programme is looking for 20 of the brightest innovators from across Northern Ireland to take […]

Newry Principals discuss career opportunities in Chartered Accountancy

Principals from many of the main schools in the Newry area came together this week to meet with representatives of Chartered Accountants Ireland to talk about career opportunities for local pupils in the Chartered Accountancy profession. President of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Feargal McCormack welcomed representatives from local secondary schools and from Southern Regional College to […]

Local accountancy practice secures hat-trick of victories at UK Accountancy Awards

NI Headquartered independent accountancy practice, PKF-FPM, proved to be leading their sector when awarded with three of the most sought-after honours at the British Accountancy Awards Gala, which took place on 26 September 2018 in Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. The magnitude of taking home all awards shortlisted for, namely: Mid-Tier Firm of the Year, […]


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