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Social entrepreneur wins pitch competition at Women’s Leadership Conference

A senior health professional turned social entrepreneur was the winner of the 4K Pitch at the IoD Women’s Leadership Conference, securing £4,000 funding for her fledgling business. Glenda Burns of Breathe NI which provides support services to parents impacted by trauma, was one of four female entrepreneurs to pitch for delegates’ votes at the annual…

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IoD Launces HR Leaders Forum with HNH Human Capital

The Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) has launched a new HR Leaders Forum in partnership with specialist recruitment agency HNH Human Capital. Aimed at providing a platform for HR leaders to learn best practice and attain new skills for the boardroom, the forum was launched at a special event at The Merchant Hotel,…

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Let 2020 be a year of ambition and optimism

By Gordon Milligan, Chairman, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland Just like that, we have reached the final day of 2019 and what a year it has been. With not one, but two Brexit dates coming and going, and the complete lack of comings and goings at Stormont, there has been one word that has…

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Institute of Directors launches 2020 professional development programme

Leading business organisation the Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) has launched its new professional development programme for 2020. Courses are delivered by the IoD Academy, which provides training across a broad range of corporate disciplines and aims to raise standards of excellence among Northern Ireland’s business leaders. The launch of dates for the…

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IoD NI Chairman: “Still more questions than answers in Boris’ deal”

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The current Brexit deal still has more questions than answers for local businesses, the Chairman of leading business organisation Institute of Directors Northern Ireland has said. Gordon Milligan was addressing more than 140 delegates at a major lunch event organised by the business body in Belfast. He said: “The current deal agreed by Boris Johnson,…

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IoD invites businesses to meet the Brexit experts at free lunch

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The Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) is inviting businesses to Meet the Experts at a free lunch later this month, as it seeks to help businesses prepare for the UK’s departure from the EU. The event at the Hilton Hotel, Belfast on Friday 25th October from 12 noon forms part of the IoD’s…

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IoD launches major free advice service to help businesses get ‘Brexit ready’

Frankie Devlin, Gordon Milligan and Jennifer Upton.

Leading business organisation Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) has launched a major new Brexit advice service, offering firms a wealth of free guidance on an unprecedented scale. The Brexit Ready NI initiative, open to members and non-members, will run throughout October featuring webinars and workshops across Northern Ireland, while companies can also avail…

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IoD highlights ‘grave concerns’ of no deal Brexit

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The Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) has warned of “grave concerns” over the possibility of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. It followed a roundatable dicussion with newly-appointed Northern Ireland Minster of State Nick Hurd, hosted by the leading business organisation at its Riddel Hall headquarters in Belfast. Following the meeting, Gordon Milligan, Chairman, IoD…

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Northern Ireland business leaders shortlisted for national awards

Business leaders from across Northern Ireland have been named in the shortlist of the UK-wide Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Awards. The directors were among category winners at the recent IoD Northern Ireland Director of the Year Awards, sponsored by First Trust Bank.

Business leaders from across Northern Ireland have been named in the shortlist of the UK-wide Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Awards. The leaders, each of whom were among category winners at the recent IoD Northern Ireland Director of the Year Awards, sponsored by First Trust Bank, will be up for national accolades…

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William Barnett honoured at IoD Director of the Year Awards

WILLIAM BARNETT HONOURED AT IoD DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The Managing Director of one of Northern Ireland’s oldest and best-known companies has been honoured at the annual Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) Director of the Year Awards. William Barnett, who represents the fourth generation of his family to lead W&R Barnett, was presented with the Chairman’s Award for Excellence in Director and…

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