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Let's set about reversing this 'brain drain'

Roseann Kelly
I WAS delighted last week to learn that Invest NI is supporting the creation of 300 new jobs through the expansion of Pearson Plc, and I'll be happy to walk the few stairs to the floor below my office at Millennium House to personally give a very warm Northern Ireland welcome.

Making the sum greater than its parts

Carol Magill
TAKE an average complex marketing and sales function with a team of roughly five people, where the average years of experience is nine – that gives almost 500 years’ collective experience in one team.

Is your office ready for Generation Z?

Paul Black
WHILE you might be reading this piece at your desk in front of your desktop computer, the next generation entering the workforce—Generation Z – is most likely reading it on a tablet or phone, laying back on a sofa.

Keeping one step ahead of the cyber attackers

Richard Willis
THE modern workplace is unrecognisable when compared to those 20 or even 10 years ago, such is the increased reliance on technology to carry out every day business.

Keep it easy like Sunday morning

Owen Reidy
ON Friday the consultation closed for Belfast City Council’s proposal to re-designate as a ‘holiday resort’, as a wheeze to skirt around a popular prohibition on large shops opening for trading all day for 18 Sundays a year.

Keys, wallet . . . phone

Eric Carson
OUR lives depend more on mobile phones and hand held devices now more than ever before.

Joie de vivre……

James Beattie
INVESTOR sentiment was in a broadly upbeat mood at the beginning of May.

'Inconceivable and unforgiveable' to repeat our mistakes of the past

Claire Aiken
Next Monday marks the 10th anniversary of the restoration of the Northern Ireland Assembly, memorable in many people’s minds for being a beacon of what could be, as we reflect on an incredulous journey of two of the most politically, religiously, socially and culturally opposed leaders the north has ever seen.

Get ready for a step change

Declan Flynn
THIS month saw the announcement that London’s Square Mile is preparing to upgrade its public wifi after awarding a multimillion-pound contract to Cornerstone, a company jointly owned by Vodafone and O2.

Insurers’ shopping list for the next Chancellor

Michael Blaney
IT’S not often you’ll hear business welcome the prospect of tax rises, but the Chancellor’s comments in Washington last week that his current commitment to not raising VAT, national insurance or income tax was hampering the Government’s ability to reduce the deficit was surely a statement of the obvious.

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