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Why dividends matter

Cathy Dixon
IN these turbulent market times, there has been a lot of attention on dividends paid out by companies, and a number of high-profile FTSE 100 companies have cut their dividends in recent weeks.

The times they are a changing

David McNellis
DESPITE the lockdown imposed by governments across the world as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic, since late March the property market continues to function with deals being agreed and solicitors instructed.

Consumer Code for Online Dispute Resolution launches secure platform

WITH face to face mediation, arbitration and adjudication sessions across the UK and Ireland cancelled as a result of the current Covid-19 pandemic, an innovative, purpose-built platform has been launched to enable dispute practitioners to resume working whilst practicing social distancing following respective government guidelines.

Back to the future of work: re-opening our workplaces

Lisa Bryson
EVERY day brings something new for us all to consider, and today’s business leaders will need to consider a number of different issues when contemplating what tomorrow’s workplaces will look like.

Business diary: Webinars

:: Business advisory firm Grant Thornton is hosting a webinar 'Looking Beyond Covid-19' tomorrow (Wednesday) May at 10.

Consumer confidence plummets to 2013 levels after virus lockdown

Gary McDonald Business Editor
CONSUMER confidence in Northern Ireland dipped to its lowest level in seven years in the first quarter of this year as people revealed they won't be spending on big-ticket items like cars, holidays and home improvements.