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Support package to be brought forward for taxi, private bus and coach sectors

Coronavirus COVID-19 Northern Ireland - Support package to be brought forward for taxi, private bus and coach sectors - Newry taxis and buses, Newry newspaper

A bespoke package to provide financial assistance to the taxi, private bus and coach sectors will be brought forward, Ministers have announced.     The First Minister and deputy First Minister have conferred the necessary powers on the Infrastructure Minister to administer the schemes, which will be developed urgently.     The funding package will […]

“Not too late to take action to secure and protect cross border data flows” – Dodds

Not too late to take action to secure and protect cross border data flows – Dodds - Brexit Northern Ireland - newry breaking news

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has encouraged businesses across Northern Ireland who receive personal data transfers from the EU to prepare for the end of the transition period.     A recent survey by the Department for the Economy of local businesses who receive data from the EU showed that 66% advised that EU data was […]

£65k Prosper + Project launched for rural residents in Newry and Mourne

MINISTER BOOSTS TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR RURAL RESIDENTS - Minister Poots and Minister Dodds - Newry jobs and Newry careers

Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots MLA has delivered an economic boost for rural residents in the Newry, Mourne and Down and Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council areas when he launched the £65k Prosper + Project.     The project, which has been developed in conjunction with the Southern Regional College (SRC), operates on the […]

Water bill tariff increase: How businesses could save money by ensuring bills are accurate

Following Northern Ireland Water’s tariff increase, effective on 1 October 2020, The Consumer Council is reminding businesses across the country to ensure that their water bills are accurate to avoid nasty surprises and to save money.     Graham Smith, Head of Water at The Consumer Council, said, “Given the tariff increase, which will increase […]

Self Assessment customers to benefit from enhanced payment plans

Self Assessment customers can apply online for additional support to help spread the cost of their tax bill into monthly payments without the need to call HM Revenue and Customs(HMRC).   Embed from Getty Images               The online payment plan service can already be used to set up instalment arrangements for paying tax liabilities up […]

JMK Solicitors achieves prestigious Legal Quality Mark for the third year running

JMK Solicitors Newry and Belfast - Maurece Hutchinson JMK - Newry news headlines

JMK Solicitors, Northern Ireland’s leading road traffic and personal injury law firm  – are celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Lexcel Quality Mark.      The Lexcel scheme, administered by the Law Society recognises firms which achieve excellence in legal practice management and client care. Based in Newry and Belfast, the popular firm was awarded […]

Finance Minister Conor Murphy visits Newry Open Data Fund winner

Finance Minister visits Smart Newry - Newry City news

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has visited Smart Newry to see first-hand how it has benefitted from the Department’s Open Data Innovation and Outreach Fund.     Smart Newry was awarded almost £8,000 through the fund which it has used to deploy sensors around the city to gather environmental data for use by businesses, schools and […]

Newry company Around Noon acquires Simply Fit Food

Newry business news - Around Noon Simply Fit Food acquisition - NI business news - Freelance NI Copywriter Paul Malone - Tall Paul Marketing

Around Noon – the award-winning food-to-go manufacturer – has announced a significant acquisition to diversify its product offering and grow sales in the UK and Ireland market.     The Newry-based business has acquired Simply Fit Food, which supplies a range of convenience meals made from wholesome, natural ingredients online as well as through multiple […]

3 reasons why a Northern Ireland Business should use Podcasting

Granite Podcast - 3 reasons why a Northern Ireland Business should use Podcasting - Newry business news

The explosion of popularity in Podcasting over the last five years looks set to continue into 2021, offering Northern Ireland businesses tremendous opportunities. Embed from Getty Images   The rise owes a lot to American podcasts from Joe Rogan, (yes, the bald UFC guy who’s always talking about Conor McGregor), and the wildly successful crime podcast […]

Warrenpoint business leader Brain Reid honoured at IoD Director of the Year Awards

Brian Reid Deli-Lites - NI Business news - Newry business news

Warrenpoint business leader Brian Reid was among those honoured at the annual Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) Director of the Year Awards sponsored by AIB.   Brian Reid, CEO Director of Warrenpoint business Deli-Lites was named International Director of the Year at a ceremony, held virtually for the first time due to COVID-19 […]


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