TREVOR Lockhart, chief executive of the Fane Valley farming co-operative, was honoured for his outstanding contribution to the industry at the 15th running of the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Awards in Belfast.
DESPITE the exhaustive coverage about the implications of a no deal scenario on the cross-border trade in goods, little has been said about the significant impact on trade in services between the UK and the EU.
STRATUS, Cumulonimbus, Cirrus, private, public – with so many clouds to choose from, it can be hard to keep track of what is right for you and your business. One of the biggest IT buzz words of the past few years, ‘cloud computing’ has brought incredible promise to the world of information technology.
LIKE Northern Ireland, the Republic has its fair share of worries, particularly when it comes to the damaging impact of a no-deal Brexit that will be felt across both islands. But despite the prevailing Brexit cloud, there was plenty for the Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to celebrate in Washington last week when he attended the White House for the St Patrick’s Day festivities. Ireland is now widely recognised as one of the most progressive and tolerant countries in the world and to further enhance that accolade, the Irish economy continues to thrive thanks to the continued policy support for key areas such as education, skills and infrastructure.