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UK Small Business Commissioner to address major NI ‘Access To Finance’ seminar

The UK Small Business Commissioner will be among the guests of a major Northern Ireland business webinar this week. Hosted by the Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI), Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and business advisory firm EY, hundreds of participants are expected for the Access to Finance webinar taking place this…

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Let’s work together to get through this

By Kirsty McManus, National Director, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland It seems with every passing day currently, there is yet another ‘unprecedented’ development as our world keeps changing in a bid to cope with all that the coronavirus pandemic can throw at us. The most important message is that we will get through this…

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IoD NI: Government’s salary commitment could save hundreds of thousands of jobs

The Government’s commitment to subsidise the salaries of workers at risk of redundancy by up to 80 per cent is a “huge measure that could save hundreds of thousands of jobs across Northern Ireland,” the Institute of Directors has said. The leading business organisation’s National Director in Northern Ireland Kirsty McManus said: “The Chancellor described…

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Northern Ireland Business Alliance calls for government to support salaries

Government should consider introducing a scheme that subsidises the salaries of workers under threat of redundancy due to the COVID-19 crisis, the leaders of four leading business membership organisations in Northern Ireland have said. The call was made by the NI Business Alliance, a partnership between the Confederation of British Industry Northern Ireland (CBI NI),…

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Business Alliance Forms COBRA Style Committee

Northern Ireland Business Alliance discusses Covid-19

The leaders of four leading business membership organisations in Northern Ireland have announced that they have established a COBRA style committee aimed at supporting businesses through the COVID-19 crisis, whilst acting as a direct conduit to Government. The Business Alliance is a partnership between the Confederation of British Industry Northern Ireland (CBI NI), and the…

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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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Creative solutions required to plug post-Brexit skills gap

By Kirsty McManus, National Director, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland What a difference just a few months can make. Before Christmas, Brexit was still very much up in the air while there appeared very little prospect of the Northern Ireland Executive retuning. Fast forward to today and we have a new group of ministers…

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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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