June 21, 2021
Ann’s Care Homes announces acquisition of 13 Nursing Homes
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June 15, 2021
Jesus, Mary & Joseph & the wee donkey, a Line of Duty Experience is launched
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June 9, 2021
Dear readers, you must try the Hastings Hotels’ Bridgerton Inspired Experience
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June 8, 2021
Redundancies: Employers should consider all options before furlough scheme ends
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May 27, 2021
McKees encourages local businesses to ‘reimagine’ to help future growth

As Northern Ireland continues to move forward this week with the lifting of further restrictions, McKees is encouraging businesses to rethink and reimagine their operational activity and put a plan in place to help achieve continued growth. As part of this, the Belfast law firm has launched a new initiative to provide advice and tips to help businesses thrive in the months and years ahead.

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May 26, 2021
Holistic Kidz launches summer of fun with two new locations and 16 new jobs

Northern Ireland’s first ever outdoor forest school has announced the launch of two new summer camp locations and the creation of 16 new jobs.

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May 25, 2021
McComb’s Coach Travel is back on the road with new summer day trips

Northern Ireland’s leading coach travel company is back on the road again with the launch of a series of new day trips following the easing of restrictions.

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May 20, 2021
Proposal submitted for new integrated school in Mid Down area

A period of public consultation has begun following the submission of a proposal to the Education Authority by a Parental Steering Group in the Mid Down area to establish a new Integrated Post Primary School accommodating 600 pupils.

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May 17, 2021
Giants of NI Tourism industry unveil the world’s largest bottle of gin

Two giants of Northern Ireland’s tourism and hospitality industry, Hastings Hotels and Jawbox Gin, have joined forces to unveil the world’s largest bottle of gin and launch, G & Tea, an exclusive afternoon tea with a twist, in Ireland’s tallest cocktail bar, the Observatory at the Grand Central Hotel.

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May 11, 2021
What should you consider when remortgaging?

As the property market in Northern Ireland continues to thrive, and the increased demand pushes up property prices, more and more homeowners are taking advantage and remortgaging to free up capital.

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May 10, 2021
Dali, Picasso and Banksy to feature in Art and Soul at the Culloden

Northern Ireland’s first major post-lockdown art fair is set to feature the largest collection of sculpture to be displayed on the island of Ireland.

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May 5, 2021
MCG Investments announces 300% growth and creation of four new jobs

Mid-Ulster based company, MCG Investments, has experienced in excess of a 300% in growth in the first quarter of 2021 as a result of changing its business model due to the pandemic. Moving from working solely on its own property portfolio, it has expanded its service to include private investors and joint venture partners, which has led to the creation of four new jobs.

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April 27, 2021
The Culloden Estate reopens Medispa with addition of private GP clinic

FOLLOWING last week’s easing of restrictions, the Culloden Estate has now reopened its innovative MediSpa and welcomed the launch of the Holywood Private Clinic which offers private GP appointments, minor surgery and a range of healthcare services.

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April 26, 2021
New cosmetic clinic opens in South Belfast and creates four new jobs

VERMILION Cosmetic Clinic, which had its original opening delayed due to the pandemic, has opened its doors and created four new jobs.

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April 22, 2021
The Culloden Estate & Spa joins small luxury hotels of the world

THE five-star Culloden Estate & Spa is proud to announce that it has been hand-picked as the only property in Northern Ireland to join the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH).

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April 21, 2021
Holistic Retreatz launches new employee wellness programmes

A leading Northern Ireland wellness company has expanded with the launch of a new service to help local employers create a strategic wellbeing plan for employees and has secured one of the world’s leading professional services business, Herbert Smith Freehills, as one of its first clients.

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April 15, 2021
Hastings Hotels springs into action for local cancer charity

90 employees from Hastings Hotels have completed a ‘March Forward’ challenge in aid of Action Cancer and in doing so have walked, run or cycled over 30,000 Kilometres in total, equivalent to the distance from Belfast to Australia and back, and have raised £10,000 in one month.

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April 13, 2021
Are you taking your first step onto the property ladder in 2021?

As part of Budget 2021, mortgages have become more accessible and affordable for first-time buyers in Northern Ireland.

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March 29, 2021
Wylie Ruddell celebrates 10 years in business

ARMAGH based accountancy firm, Wylie Ruddell, is celebrating its tenth year in business which continues to grow despite the challenging economic climate.

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March 16, 2021
Will more businesses embrace flexible working on the pathway to recovery?

This week marks one-year since businesses across Northern Ireland started making the move to remote working, many for the first time. And as we look forward to the Executive’s Pathway to Recovery in the weeks and months ahead, businesses are beginning to consider their plans for making a return to the office and what that will look like.

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March 15, 2021
Children And Young People Reveal Their Experiences In Letters Of Lockdown

CHILDREN and young people from across Northern Ireland have put pen to paper and shared their experiences of the pandemic by creating ‘Letters of Lockdown’ which have been published in a booklet.

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March 9, 2021
Personal development initiative for women in Northern Ireland launches with free membership

A new female empowerment initiative has been launched to help encourage, support and inspire ladies across Northern Ireland in their personal development - and membership is FREE until Friday 31st December 2021.

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February 19, 2021
MCG Investments brings property industry experts together for series of webinars

MCG Investments, based in Mid Ulster, has announced two free online events that will bring together some of the leading experts in the local property industry to provide insights into the future of Northern Ireland’s commercial market post pandemic and advice to help first-time buyers hoping to buy their first home.

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February 17, 2021
Hastings Hotels is named NI's Best Luxury Hotels Collection

HASTINGS Hotels has been crowned ‘Best Luxury Hotels Collection – Northern Ireland’ and also picked up the ‘Client Service Excellence Award 2021’ at this year’s LUX Travel & Tourism Awards.

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February 16, 2021
Flipping Pan-Tastic...

Caitlin Lopes, Grand Central Hotel’s Pastry Chef and Commissionaire, John Dodd (right), are joined by Martin Donnelly from Value Cabs as the hotel gets ready to provide complimentary freshly made pancakes for key health workers and taxi drivers to takeaway on Pancake Tuesday.
Whilst the majority of hospitality remains closed, the Grand Central Hotel in Belfast is open for key workers and is inviting those passing by on Tuesday to enjoy some takeaway treats.

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February 16, 2021
What protection is available to Commercial Landlords during Covid-19?

In March 2020, the coronavirus triggered an economic tsunami in the UK and Ireland. The economic reality is stark. The Bank of England has warned that the UK economy is facing its worst recession for 300 years and Ireland’s Central Bank said that coronavirus has caused an economic shock unprecedented in scale and speed.

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February 4, 2021
Survey reveals strength of Northern Ireland’s romance including first kiss memories

A tenth of people in Northern Ireland rate their first kiss as “horrible” – with twice as many women as men describing it this way, a new survey reveals.

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February 3, 2021
Budget 2021

Commenting on Budget 2021, Tanya McGeehan, Managing Director of MCG Investments said: “As every household in Northern Ireland appreciates, balancing the books is always a challenge.  As Chancellor of the Exchequer, with a £355 billion hole in UK public finances following a global pandemic, Rishi Sunak’s budget announcement has been more nervously awaited than usual by both business owners and ordinary citizens alike. 

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February 2, 2021
Blackwater Integrated College Announces £40,000 Investment

Including a new Chromebook for every incoming Year 8 pupil

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February 2, 2021
McKees invites applications for 2021 Trainee Solicitor programme

BELFAST based law firm, McKees, has opened its 2021 Trainee Solicitor Programme for applications.

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February 1, 2021
Holistic kidz to run free online wellness classes for children’s mental health week

AS part of Children’s Mental Health Week (1st – 7th February), Holistic Kidz, is offering a series of free, fun online wellness classes and a ‘Bundle of Zen’ handbook to help support and improve the well-being of children during these worrying times.

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February 1, 2021
2021 furlough changes to help more people including those affected by school closures

In welcome news for employers, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until April 2021. In addition to this, the furlough guidance has been updated to include a number of new factors.

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January 28, 2021
Enjoy The Observatory’s Signature Non-Alcoholic Cocktail At Home

To celebrate the last weekend of Dry January, the Observatory in the Grand Central Hotel has shared an exquisite non-alcoholic cocktail recipe.

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January 20, 2021
The Observatory Is Named One Of The 2021’S Must Visit Bars In The World

THE Observatory in the Grand Central Hotel has been named one of the must visit bars of 2021 by The Sunday Telegraph.

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January 18, 2021

The SME Support Forum has launched a Small Business Showcase initiative aimed at shining a light on some of the fantastic local businesses from across Northern Ireland who have continued to adapt and survive despite the many challenges they have faced over the last year.

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December 22, 2020
Quacking Award Win For Hastings Hotels and AV Browne

HASTINGS Hotels and AV Browne are celebrating after winning the Best Brand Building category and being Highly Commended in Best Integrated Campaign for the heart-warming ‘Doorman and the Duck’ Christmas campaign at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Marketing (Ireland) Awards.

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December 9, 2020
Culloden estate is named best hotel for romance at readers’ travel awards

The five-star Culloden Estate and Spa, which has entertained A-list couples such as Victoria and David Beckham and Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, is celebrating after picking up the major accolade of Best Hotel for Romance at the prestigious Readers’ Travel Awards 2020 organised by Luxury Lifestyle Magazine.

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