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£8m expansion at Weavers Court set to create 480 jobs

Gary McDonald Business Editor
A MAJOR expansion at Belfast's Weavers Court business park could facilitate up to 480 additional jobs as its readies itself for larger occupiers and hopefully foreign director investment arrivals, its directors have confirmed.

How can we skill up to cope with automation?

Gary McDonald Business Editor
DESPITE more than 420,000 jobs in Northern Ireland, ranging from typists to bankers, at risk of being replaced by technology in the next 10 years, automation also provides significant opportunities to "reskill and reconfigure" the workforce.

'Fresh ruling' possible on new Belfast-Derry express bus service

Gary McDonald Business Editor
A NEW express bus service between Belfast and Derry in direct competition to Translink - and in turn linking the north west directly with Glasgow - has moved a step closer after an apparent climbdown by the Department of Infrastructure.

UK food and farming industry outlines Brexit goals

Gareth McKeown
THIRTY-seven organisations representing the UK’s food and farming industry, including the Ulster Farmers’ Union, have set out what a successful Brexit means to them in a joint statement.

Auchan customers to taste luxury granola from Co Down

LUXURY breakfast granola producer Just Live a Little in Portaferry has won business with Auchan in France, which is the 11th largest food group in the world, with a significant presence in 15 countries and employing more than 300,000 people.

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