COUNTY Kitchen, the own-brand of Lurgan-based Avondale Foods, has produced a new premium prepared salad range for Tesco Northern Ireland in a deal representing a 20 per cent increase in its business with the retail giant.
BERTRAND Russell once said: “One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision” So, here’s a question– have you ever heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect? No? Well have you ever found yourself listening to someone pompously holding court and spouting complete ill-informed nonsense? You probably wondered how someone so disengaged from reality and removed from the actual facts of the matter had the brass neck to present themselves with such confidence and overwhelming self-belief, even when it was clear to the dogs in the street they were talking rubbish.
THIS month saw a huge international story which sparked widespread panic as the NHS, and many other healthcare systems across the world were hacked by a Ransomware virus which threatened to have devastating consequences.
MANUFACTURERS’ organisation EEF has agreed a deal with tax relief specialist Jumpstart in a bid to boost take-up and claims of R&D tax credits The move will see Jumpstart providing expert advice to EEF members to ensure they secure their full entitlement of R&D tax relief, as well as guidance to those companies seeking to apply for the credit for the first time.
FOR those in the world of commercial property, Grade A is a term that you’ll hear most days and, if the office or investment sector is of interest to you, it’ll be the benchmark against which you compare the majority of assets.
DONALD Trump propelled the US dollar higher with his surprise Presidential election win in November on expectations that his policy platform would deliver stronger US economic growth and thus, higher US interest rates.
LISBURN-based Andrew Ingredients, in partnership with German ingredients supplier IREKS, hosted an event at the Kingspan Stadium to showcase the latest in bakery innovations and to launch a new rugby-inspired bread product called No.
NORTH coast hospitality group Blair's Holiday Parks is investing £2.2 million in two new caravan parks in the latest bid to meet accommodation needs ahead of golf's 148th Open at Royal Portrush in July 2019.
TWO buildings in Northern Ireland have won a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) regional award and now go forward to compete for national recognition in the the most highly regarded architecture prize in the UK.
THREE once-prominent Northern Ireland businessmen are facing potentially hefty fines and censure from an accountancy regulator for their roles in the alleged misconduct relating to an AIM-listed fire engine firm now based in the Middle East.