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Hauliers warn of 'acute shortage of drivers'

Gary McDonald Business Editor
A CO Armagh firm has warned that an "acute shortage" of HGV lorry drivers in Northern Ireland will ultimately lead to consumers having to pay more in the shops for their goods.

The need for speed

Patrick McAliskey
I NOTED with interest a recent report which said small businesses in Northern Ireland saw faster broadband as one of the biggest potential boosts to their growth prospects.

Gove discussions 'constructive and reassuring' says UFU

ULSTER Farmers’ Union president Barclay Bell has described a meeting with Britain's DEFRA secretary Michael Gove as 'constructive and reassuring' - and said he was hopeful the minister's vision of a 'green Brexit' would deliver quality food production and environmental stewardship from family farms.

Firms 'considering dual-location to allay Brexit concerns'

FOUR in five firms in Northern Ireland say they have considered setting up or expanding operations in the European Union to overcome fears around Brexit and ease trading with the single market after the UK's departure in March 2019.

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