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Invest NI targets 40,000 new jobs by 2021

Gareth McKeown
BUSINNESS Support agency Invest NI has helped create 5,900 jobs in the past year, driving £660m in investment and has pledged to add 40,000 further positions by 2021.

Late Easter leads to UK retail surge

UK retail sales surged in April thanks to the late scheduling of Easter holidays, but shop owners are being told to remain cautious despite the strong figures.

Online betting profits soar at William Hill

Bookmaker William Hill has hailed a 16 per cent surge in online betting revenues since the start of the year thanks to a concerted push including the launch of a new app and website overhaul.

Pearson to create 300 new jobs in Belfast

Gareth McKeown
PUBLISHING and education colossus Pearson is set to create 300 jobs in Belfast "over the next few years" as part of a major investment in the north.

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