Category archives for: Business

Newry businesses raise over £13,000 towards new NI heart service

JMK Solicitors and CRASH Services, which has offices in both Newry and Belfast, has raised £13,000 towards NI Chest Heart and Stroke’s Heart Strong campaign. As part of their year-long partnership with the charity, the campaign saw the firm become Local Heart Heroes, joining a team of heroes who are passionate about raising awareness of […]

Newry entrepreneurs urged to start a business in 2020

The new year is the perfect time to set goals for the year ahead and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is urging local budding entrepreneurs to make starting a business their New Year’s resolution with the support of the Go For It Programme. This project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European […]

FREE digital growth programme to help Newry’s small businesses

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has joined forces with Ards and North Down Borough Council to launch a Digital Growth Programme to support the development of micro and small businesses in the regions.   This project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & […]

IoD opens search for Newry’s best performing business leaders

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has opened the search for the best performing business leaders in the Newry area. And to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the IoD Director of the Year Awards, it is seeking entries across 10 categories open to leaders from the private, public, and third sectors. Article continues below In partnership […]

Get quacking with less than a month to go to complete tax returns

5.4 million taxpayers have less than a month to complete their Self Assessment tax returns before the 31 January deadline. More than 11 million 2018/19 tax returns are due back with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) by the end of January. Article continues below Around 54% of taxpayers have already filed their returns with more […]

Firmus energy announce £1.5m investment in Newry

Local natural gas supplier firmus energy has outlined its investment of £1.5 million in the Newry area in the final half of 2019. The local investment formed part of a wider £10.3 million construction programme across Northern Ireland and work is already underway to extend the network further and connect new properties. Article continues below […]

Southern Regional College honoured at WorldSkills Awards

The Marketing and Communications Team at Southern Regional College has won the WorldSkills UK Diversity and Inclusion Heroes Award – Social Media Campaign of the Year 2019 at its inaugural ceremony held at the NEC in Birmingham.  WorldSkills UK, in partnership with Coca-Cola European Partners, launched these awards to honour and celebrate individuals and organisations […]

Six Newry tech companies travel to Berlin to expand into new markets

Six technology companies, all clients of Newry & Mourne Enterprise Agency (NMEA), have just returned from Berlin where they were part of the Innovate Accelerate Europe Programme, a new cross-border initiative providing specialist support to help local companies seeking to expand into new markets. The NMEA companies on the four-day trip were Field Motion, Kelly […]

Go For It Programme delivers 5,500 new business start-ups

The Go For It Programme has helped over 5,500 entrepreneurs from across Northern Ireland launch their very own business plan in the last two years. This project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme. Article continues below The Go […]

Newry bartenders boost skills through hospitality course

Hospitality workers from the Newry, Rostrevor and Warrenpoint area have recently enhanced their skills and gained qualifications as part of the Diageo Learning for Life: Hospitality Elevator programme. The Hospitality Elevator programme is aimed at over 18s currently working in the industry who are looking to increase their hours, level of responsibility and develop skills […]


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