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              NI Business News

              An essential digest of business news from around Nothern Ireland, every Monday through to Thursday.

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              • 28 May 15 Irish Open boost for NI business

                Thu, 28 May 15

                Duration:
                9 mins

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                On today's podcast we hear from PerformanceActive International on their new golf app; the further education sector says STEM subjects are needed to grow our economy; we speak to the main sponsor of the Irish Open Dubai Duty Free as it gets underway today, Ulster University says we need to grow our private sector to pick up the slack from austerity and Belfast City Council introduce tax compliance questions into procurement procedures.

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              • 27 May 15 Irish government to sell stake in Aer Lingus

                Wed, 27 May 15

                Duration:
                9 mins

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                29 days remaining

                On today's podcast Irish government to sell Aer Lingus stake; Alpha Office Furniture success in Scotland; Bombardier on largest rooftop solar installation in Ireland. We hear from a Newcastle icecream parlour selling golf themed flavours for the Irish Open and Cerberus buys last of Ulster Bank loans from property boom.

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              • 26 May 15 Businesses call on Executive to pull together

                Tue, 26 May 15

                Duration:
                10 mins

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                28 days remaining

                On today's podcast we hear from CRN Financial Group on their deal with Harrod's; 35 jobs at new venue in Portrush; IKEA Belfast recruiting 40 staff. Ahead of crisis talks at Stormont we hear from NI Chamber of Commerce on what this means for the business community. Ryanair profits up and Aer Lingus on the agenda of today's Irish Cabinet meeting.

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              • 21 May 15 Entrepreneurs go head to head

                Thu, 21 May 15

                Duration:
                9 mins

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                23 days remaining

                On today's podcast we hear from Hospitality Ulster who say 5,000 jobs could be created by the sector in the next decade; 5 NI firms among finalists for EY Entrepreneur of the Year we hear from Vita Liberata's Alyson Hogg; we speak to the Head of Digital at Fujitsu who is in Belfast and an engineering firm makes £3.2m expansion.

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              • 20 May 15 UK deflation for first time since 1960

                Wed, 20 May 15

                Duration:
                11 mins

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                On today's podcast Harland and Wolff HQ hotel planning approved; tech start-ups here raise £30m in 12 months; cosmetic clinic opens in Belfast; things are looking up for M&S; we talk deflation with economist Richard Ramsey; Tesco lodges planning application in Co Down and first flight from Belfast to Croatia takes off today.

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              • 19 May 15 Are we doing enough to support small firms?

                Tue, 19 May 15

                Duration:
                10 mins

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                21 days remaining

                On today's podcast an office building up for sale at £6m; ER media creates up to 20 jobs in printing expansion; a work experience student at Randox creates app for sales teams; we speak to Ulster University Business school about Local Business Week - is enough being done to support our private sector?

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              • 18 May 15 Businesses see pension crackdown

                Mon, 18 May 15

                Duration:
                10 mins

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                20 days remaining

                On today's podcast InterTrade Ireland says 90% of firms in NI and Republic are stable or growing; we hear from a family drycleaning business expanding in Belfast; Pinsent Masons say diversity can be a competitive advantage; we find out more about a crackdown on pension schemes and BS Holdings see 600% rise in annual takeover.

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              • Magherafelt supplier gets Australian wine deal

                Thu, 14 May 15

                Duration:
                10 mins

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                16 days remaining

                On today's podcast we hear from TunePics founder Justin Cooke jetting in to Banbridge for a SEED Digital event; The Glass Shutter Company develops new technology to reduce heat loss in old windows; RICS survey says limited house supply is pushing prices up; and we hear from an Australian winemaker on her deal with a Magherafelt supplier.

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              • 13 May 15 Rise in lending means recovery underway

                Wed, 13 May 15

                Duration:
                9 mins

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                On today's podcast Capita IT get major water contract extended; young entrepreneurs get surprise visit from Snow Patrol; Bank of Ireland have seen a jump in business lending does that mean recovery is trickling down to small firms? And ten new jobs for Queen's University spin out.

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              • 12 Mar 15 Could solar be the way forward?

                Tue, 12 May 15

                Duration:
                9 mins

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                14 days remaining

                On today's podcast we hear from Davy Private Clients UK on buying Graham Corry Cheevers; Clarehill Plastics create 16 jobs; Bob and Bert's open a coffee shop in Limavady; a joint venture from Kingspan and ESB could cut overhead costs for businesses and their energy bills and Easyjet back in the black.

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