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Brexit looms large over Autumn Budget
David Roberts, Invest NI Economist
Nov 02, 2018
Budget statements are traditionally delivered on a Wednesday, the last Monday Budget was in April 1962.
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Customer Service Excellence - it's all about trust
Paddy Robb
Oct 03, 2018
National Customer Service Week (1-5 October) is the perfect opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and the vital role it plays in successful business practice and the growth of the economy.
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How to design your social media content to gain customers
Helen Moore
Sep 07, 2018
We are swimming in a sea of digital and social content and over time we have developed an excellent way of drowning out the noise. Here are 6 ways to design social media content that has value and those all-important shareable qualities that get our customers to be our best advocates.
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If one thing is certain it is that nothing is certain
Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive
Aug 14, 2018
The potential out-workings of Brexit, US trade arrangements, world politics and the global business environment are ever evolving and all present challenges for business.
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Profile | Introducing Nicola Doherty, Invest NI's Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Manager
Nicola Doherty
Aug 13, 2018
Nicola Doherty has recently been appointed as Manager of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). In this feature Nicola introduces KTP and the opportunities available for Northern Ireland businesses.
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Putting life into healthcare - Ambition Magazine, interview by Adrienne McGill
Grainne McVeigh
Jul 26, 2018
Northern Ireland has a strong and internationally recognised life and health sciences sector which has become one of the fastest growing areas of the local economy and boasts a host of globally renowned leaders among its members. The sector comprises dynamic, private sector companies in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, life and health science, medical devices and technologies, and digital health with strong exports to Europe and beyond, combined with global expertise in clinical and health research led by universities and hospitals here.
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Supporting the growth of NI's food and drink sector
John Hood
Jul 19, 2018
We have an industry of resilient, resourceful companies who have the passion and commitment to succeed no matter what the future holds.
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A week in the life of Brexit
David Roberts, Invest NI Economist
Jul 19, 2018
On 12 July 2018, the UK Government published its long-awaited White Paper on The Future Relationship between the UK and European Union.
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Securing the Rights of EU Citizens in the UK - New EU Settlement Scheme Announced
David Roberts, Invest NI Economist
Jun 22, 2018
The UK Government has today published details of the process for EU citizens living in the UK to guarantee their right to stay here following the UK’s departure from the EU. This is an important step which will reduce the uncertainty felt by many individuals and families in Northern Ireland over their status post Brexit.
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Invest Northern Ireland team making an £11.5 million impact on local businesses
Invest NI
Jun 21, 2018
The Operational Excellence Team from Invest NI helps develop Northern Ireland businesses competitive advantage by increasing their productivity and profitability.
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Demystifying Foreign Investment figures
Steve Harper, Executive Director of International Business
Jun 19, 2018
Yesterday we released our first year of performance figures against our 2017-2021 Business Strategy.
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Alastair Hamilton details how a strong first year marks good progress towards four year business strategy
Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive
Jun 18, 2018
We are one third of the way towards our four year jobs outcome target, half way towards the export sales outcome target and have already reached the lower end of the export sales outcome.
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Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund – a fund to strengthen UK science and business innovation
Lorraine Acheson, Innovate UK Manager for Northern Ireland
Jun 14, 2018
You might have heard about the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund over the last few months, but sometimes the acronyms all sound the same and it’s hard to know what, if anything, this really means for Northern Ireland businesses.
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Field Day uses Invest NI support for sweet smelling export success
Mark Bleakney
Jun 13, 2018
Irish home fragrance brand Field Day Ireland, based in Carryduff has used Invest NI support to grow its brand and sell in international markets.
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Food market intelligence is integral to business growth
John Hood
Jun 12, 2018
Reliable market intelligence and consumer insight is vital in helping companies find potential customers, identify market opportunities and develop the right products to meet the needs of current and new customers.
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Iberian growth creates export opportunities
Emma Naismith
Jun 05, 2018
Spain is currently one of the fastest growing economies in Europe. This growth is driving consumer confidence and spending. Northern Ireland exports have been increasing but they are still a small proportion of all exports and there is definitely room to grow.
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Clusters3 conference - Powering Innovation and Building Capacity
Linda Jamison
May 25, 2018
Partners of the Interreg Clusters3 project met in Belfast for a successful conference and a learning workshop that formed part of a journey that began in Bilbao in May 2016
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Transform your Business - Conference
John McClune, Lean Process Manager
Apr 19, 2018
At the recent Conference Transform your business, local businesses heard from three world leading experts and a successful local business on how to create a culture for continuous improvement.
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New Middle East exports open up to Northern Ireland businesses
Noel Johnston, Regional Manager for Qatar, Iran and Kuwait
Apr 17, 2018
Noel Johnston, Invest NI Regional Manager for Qatar, Iran and Kuwait outlines how local challenges are presenting export opportunities for NI businesses.
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Access Invest NI’s Business Information Centre in the North West
Des Gartland, North West Regional Manager
Mar 26, 2018
Companies who use Invest Northern Ireland’s Business Information Centre find it easier to increase sales and choose the right export markets.
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Brexit looms large over Autumn Budget
David Roberts, Invest NI Economist
Nov 02, 2018
Customer Service Excellence - it's all about trust
Paddy Robb
Oct 03, 2018
If one thing is certain it is that nothing is certain
Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive
Aug 14, 2018