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Oct

Despite low incomes Northern Ireland is a great place to live

Posted on 7th October 2014  |   Add a comment

Despite low incomes Northern Ireland is a great place to live

Northern Ireland is an attractive place to live. Average incomes are lower than elsewhere in Great Britain but more favourable Government determined local taxes (rates, water charges and public sector rents) go a long way to offset lower income levels. On an annual basis, the Department for Social Development (DSD) collects and analyses data on the state of family resources in...

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7

Mar

They say Charity begins at home

Posted on 7th March 2013  |   Add a comment

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May

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Posted on 22nd May 2012  |   Add a comment

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28

Sep

Dragon slayer Levi tells firms to get passionate

Posted on 28th September 2011  |   Add a comment

Dragon slayer Levi tells firms to get passionate

Dragons' Den star and spicy sauce magnate Levi Roots has urged Northern Ireland entrepreneurs to have more 'passion' in marketing their business ideas. The charismatic Londoner was in Bangor this week to address a conference organised by the SIGNAL Centre of Business Excellence at the Clandeboye Lodge hotel in which he explained to the owners of small firms how he "slayed...

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28

Mar

Propel Programme Calls Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Posted on 28th March 2011  |   Add a comment

Propel Programme Calls Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Invest Northern Ireland announced that its highly successful Propel programme, which supports new export focused, knowledge intensive businesses, is now open for new applications. Propel is designed for entrepreneurs with ideas for businesses that have the potential to scale up and reach significant export growth. It has already helped over eighteen local entrepreneurs to establish and grow businesses based on innovative...

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27

Mar

Propel programme helps Rose's business bloom

Posted on 27th March 2011  |   Add a comment

When Rose Kane accidentally discovered a new way to bake bread, which she realised would appeal to children, she decided to turn it into a business. With support from Invest Northern Ireland she developed a home baking kit for kids that produces loaves of bread with logos or doodles on every slice, and so Doodle Bread was born. Rose, who has...

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27

Mar

Propel Programme Paves the Way for Investor Funding for New Business

Posted on 27th March 2011  |   Add a comment

Propel Programme Paves the Way for Investor Funding for New Business

Warrenpoint entrepreneur Gabriel Bradley has secured over £500,000 in venture capital investment to help him grow his business, Taskmaestro, following participation in Invest Northern Ireland’s Propel programme. Mr Bradley, who owns several pizza outlets, set up Taskmaestro to develop and market an interactive touch screen panel, to help manage staff in the hospitality sector. The product, which now has an international...

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