NI Business News

NI Business News

An essential digest of daily business news from around Nothern Ireland.

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All episodes (16)

  • 16 Oct 14: Not Just Window Dressing

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    On today's podcast the Eakin Group tell us about their latest expansion; we interview Asda chief executive Andy Clarke about corporate responsibility; and the Chief Sustainability Officer of RBS talks about rebuilding the bank's reputation.

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  • 15 Oct 14: Pretty Vacant

    Wed, 15 Oct 14

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear about Property Guardian, a new scheme that finds people to live in vacant properties; EY give us their analysis of the Irish Budget; and Bryson Group tell us why social enterprises should deliver more public services.

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  • 14 Oct 14: Grade-A Shortage

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear about the shortage of top quality office space in Belfast from CBRE; Sixteen South tell us about their new animated show Claude; and we look at what the NI Chamber of Commerce survey says about the economy.

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  • 13 Oct 14: Making Maths Count

    Mon, 13 Oct 14

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    On today's podcast we ask the Ulster Bank's Richard Ramsey about its latest PMI report; and we also find out about Maths Week Ireland, which aims to make maths more accessible to children and parents and to spell out the career opportunities studying maths opens up.

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  • 09 Oct 14: Stuck in the Middle

    Thu, 9 Oct 14

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    On today's podcast the CBI outlines why medium sized businesses in NI need to be more ambitious; we hear about Concentrix's plans for further expansion in Belfast; and Chelsea Apps tell us why they're also bringing jobs to the city.

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  • 08 Oct 14: Up in Smoke

    Wed, 8 Oct 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    On today's podcast we look at the impact of more than 800 jobs being lost at tobacco firm JTI in Ballymena; we hear from Rapid 7 a Boston-based I.T. company investing in Belfast; and the Law Society give us their views on the residential property market.

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  • 07 Oct 14: The Cost of Stress

    Tue, 7 Oct 14

    Duration:
    7 mins

    Available:
    18 days remaining

    On today's podcast we look at the rise in new car sales and how public sector cuts might dent recent growth; and Action Mental Health tell us why there's still a stigma around addressing stress in the workplace.

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  • 06 Oct 14: Ready for Take-off?

    Mon, 6 Oct 14

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    On today's podcast we have an interview with Belfast International Airport's new Managing Director Graham Keddie on his plans for growing the business; and we catch up with Plotbox, the winners of the Northern Ireland Science Park's 2014 INVENT awards.

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  • 02 Oct 14: Only Here for the Beer

    Thu, 2 Oct 14

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    On today's podcast we talk to start-up Brewbot about raising $1.5m of funding for its beer making robots; Hilden Brewery tells us about their first export deal to the Czech Republic; and Google's country manager for Ireland outlines why small businesses should be selling online.

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  • 01 Oct 14: Borat's Law Firm

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    On today's podcast film and TV law firm Smith Dehn tell us they've hired their first staff in Derry to work on movie projects; the British Ports Association brings its annual conference to Warrenpoint; and Caterpillar invests in its plant in Larne.

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  • 30 Sept 14: On a Caffeine High

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    On today's podcast we look at what's behind the EC investigation into Apple's tax affairs in Ireland; cafe chain Ground Espresso Bars talk about their latest expansion; and Quinn's the Printers tell us why it went to the Growth Loan Fund for finance to expand.

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  • 29 Sept 14: Landfill Boost

    Mon, 29 Sep 14

    Duration:
    8 mins

    Available:
    10 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear about the Alpha Programme, which is using landfill taxes to benefit community projects; Aer Lingus tell us about plans for expansion in Belfast; and Abbey Insurance outline why they are creating jobs at new branches

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  • 25 Sept 14: Video Games

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

    Duration:
    17 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear about the UK's biggest video games expo and how Northern Ireland gaming firms are trying to get a slice of the action; and we analyse what the Competition & Markets Authority report on insurance says about high car insurance premiums in Northern Ireland.

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  • 24 Sept 14: On the Waterfront

    Wed, 24 Sep 14

    Duration:
    9 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear about new jobs at tech firm BRS Golf in Belfast; Willowbook Foods tells us why it's expanding its product range for export markets; and we report on Belfast Harbour's plans for a new upscale hotel on the city's waterfront.

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  • 23 Sept 14: Good at Food

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    On today's podcast we ask whether the NI food sector can meet its export growth targets; Lowe Refrigeration outline how a new capital injection will boost sales; we hear about a new North West business angel fund; and Puppet Labs CEO Luke Kanis tells Seamus McKee why its coming to Belfast.

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  • 24 Sept 14: We Have the Technology

    Mon, 22 Sep 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear why Autoline's telematics app is attracting interest from Asia; we interview tech start-up Get Invited; Kate Russell talks virtual reality; and Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster tells us why Oregon-based software firm Puppet Labs is setting up in Belfast.

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