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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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No use wishing away ‘no deal’ Brexit

By Kirsty McManus, National Director, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland It is said that a week is a long time in politics – but judging by the relentless daily developments in Brexit, it seems that each day has enough activity to fill even the longest week. In one of several breaking developments yesterday, the…

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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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Institute of Directors NI responds to appointment of new Secretary of State

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Responding to the appointment of Julian Smith as new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Kirsty McManus, National Director, Institute of Directors Northern Ireland, said:  “We welcome the appointment of Julian Smith as the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and look forward to engaging with him over the course of the coming months…

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Young Leaders to find ‘competitive edge’ at IoD conference

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Young business leaders are being invited to find their ‘competitive edge’ at the Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland Young Directors Conference. Former Coronation Street actress Julia Goodman – now a personal performance and communications coach – will be keynote speaker at the event, sponsored by Barclays. More than 150 delegates, representing organisations from across…

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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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Forget the perfect timing and capatlise on city of opportunity

By Kirsty McManus, National Director, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland There’s no doubt about it – being in business can be tough. What I mean is, financial success does not come easily – or necessarily at the first attempt – but is the result of countless hours of hard work and a determination by…

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