in
twitter
email us

News

  • Brexit headwinds temper manufacturing Momentum
    24 June 2019


    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...

    View Article
  • 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...

    View Article
  • 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...

    View Article
  • 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...

    View Article
  • 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...

    View Article
  • 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...

    View Article
  • 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...

    View Article
  • 4

    Jun
    2019
    IT Apprentices available to start now!
    Career Encode is an innovative Higher Level Apprenticeship in Computing, launched this year by nine companies, many of whom are Manufacturing NI members.  It’s a collaboration between employers and education partners to ‘grow your own IT talent’.  Career Encode was developed to address the chronic shortage of skilled IT talent, and the problem of retaining skilled people when demand in the market is so high.   Business Eye wrote up a piece recently explainin...

    View Article
  • 4

    Jun
    2019
    Creagh Apprenticeships
    Creagh are recruiting young people with a keen interest in joinery to work at their Toomebridge facility whilst completing a level 2/3 NVQ joinery qualification.The NVQ programme will include training in all aspects of bench joinery and will take place in both a college workshop and a busy factory environment.Applications are open from June-October 2019.Click here for more info...

    View Article
  • 24

    May
    2019
    The State of Manufacturing Survey
    We've teamed up with Tughans Solictors and Jcomms to conduct another survey of the industry.Over the past 12 months, we've surveyed the industry in Northern Ireland in a larger scale than ever to find out how we can improve and take a barometer of the needs and opportunities.You can see what we've learned here.   To complete the survey please go here...

    View Article
subscribe to our rss feed
Showing page 1 of 37 pages [ 2 3 4 5 6 ]
Page 1 [Next] [Last]