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    Jun
    2019
    Manufacturing firms urged to “do their homework”
    One of Northern Ireland’s leading business representatives has called upon manufacturing firms to “do their homework” when it comes to tax incentives. Stephen Kelly, Chief Executive of Manufacturing NI, on a visit to R&D Tax Credits specialist firm The Momentum Group, said organisations within the sector do not completely understand the opportunities that are available to them.   He said: “Seeing 2.7% year-on-year growth, our manufacturing sector has been...

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  • 25

    Jun
    2019
    Manufacturing NI at PWC People & Pay Panel Session
    Mary Meehan from Manufacturing NI sat on the PWC People & Pay Panel Session with representatives from Retail NI, the Construction Professionals Council and partners at PWC to discuss a range of issues pertinent to the sector and key employment matters: the recent IR35 consultation and how to start planning for the changes impact of the guidance and awareness campaign on Holiday Pay the new regulations following the Good Work Plan impending employment status changes the National Minimu...

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  • 24

    Jun
    2019
    Brexit headwinds temper manufacturing Momentum
    Brexit headwinds temper manufacturing momentum By Tom Verner, Group Managing Director at Momentum    The Northern Ireland manufacturing sector has always been resilient. Through depressions, recessions and tough times it has always managed to roll with the punches and emerge more wily, stronger and with a thirst of excellence and success which can only be found on these shores. The latest report from Manufacturing NI and Tughans shows just that. It found a sector in good health b...

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  • 20

    Jun
    2019
    NI Manufacturers Continue to Show Resilience
    The latest Manufacturing NI and Tughans “The State of Northern Ireland Manufacturing 2019” manufacturing survey reveals a sector demonstrating continued resilience and growth in a context of political uncertainty, skills shortages and rising costs. The survey, which was conducted in May/June 2019 for Manufacturing NI and legal firm Tughans, showed that 76% of respondents (up from 67% in December 2018) consider the uncertainty of Brexit to be the biggest issue currently affecting bus...

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  • 20

    Jun
    2019
    People and Pay - PWC summer seminar panellist session
    On June 25th, join PwC NI's Tax Director Craig Harrison, plus a panel including Manufacturing NI, Construction Professionals Council and Retail NI, to discuss the latest impact on your business from key employment matters: the recent IR35 consultation and how to start planning for the changes impact of the guidance and awareness campaign on Holiday Pay the new regulations following the Good Work Plan impending employment status changes the National Minimum Wage consultation It'll be fo...

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  • 19

    Jun
    2019
    Trade NI launches in Belfast ahead of major Westminster event
    Trade NI – the new alliance between Hospitality Ulster, Manufacturing NI and Retail NI - has laid out its priorities for the future of the Northern Ireland economy today at its launch in Belfast, ahead of a major event in the House of Commons on 11th September. The group is extending an invitation to the wider business community at the launch event to the ‘Northern Ireland day’ in Westminster.The grouping, made up of the three largest sectors of industry and the majority of bus...

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  • 18

    Jun
    2019
    Made in Northern Ireland Round Table
    Changing Perceptions Northern Ireland's manufacturing sector is bracing itself for some turbulence in the coming months and years. The threats posed by Brexit are put most sharply into focus in Northern Ireland which is of course on the physical and metaphorical fault line between Europe and the UK. But, despite this, the sector has grown strongly in the first half of 2019, displaying growth of almost 3 per cent in the first quarter, matching most other regions in the UK – and even outpe...

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  • 10

    Jun
    2019
    Bombardier announced as finalist for MacRobert Award
    Transforming aviation, transplant operations, quantum technology and cybersecurity: MacRobert Award announces 2019 finalists -  Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award marks its 50th anniversary this year. -  2019 Finalists span healthcare, cybersecurity, aviation and quantum technology. -  The MacRobert Award is the premier award for UK innovation in engineering, past winners include the CT scanner, Raspberry Pi and the Millennium Dome. The Royal Academ...

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  • 6

    Jun
    2019
    Manufacturing: is NI bucking the global slowdown?
    Global manufacturing and industry stalwarts such as Germany are feeling the slowdown. So, why are Northern Ireland’s makers and engineers bucking the trend? John Mulgrew takes a look at our top performers and what may be skewing the figures If there’s been an industry yet to be tainted by the ill-effects of the run-up to Brexit that I, or other journalists haven’t written about, I’d be very surprised.The latest economic metrics and predictors have been tarred by the thre...

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  • 5

    Jun
    2019
    Manufacturing NI CEO Stephen Kelly Appointed to Board of Trade
    Last month Manufacturing NI CEO Stephen Kelly was appointed to the Board of Trade by Secretary of State for International Trade by Liam Fox MP.The Board of Trade brings together prominent figures from business and politics from each part of the UK, including representatives from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Joining Stephen on the Board at this time are Greg Hands MP and Karen Betts of the Scottish Whiskey Association. Other advisors are  Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP – Secre...

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