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Key to Success? Spotting Opportunities When the Sun Shines

Operating in a global market that is estimated to be worth £2 billion a year, Cookstown based Keylite Roof Windows is known as a trailblazer in the roof window industry – racking up a plethora of national, trade and supplier awards for their

Building Strength In Niche Markets

Quad-X, is a Ballymena based manufacturer of machinery and accessories for the quad bike and agricultural market, owned and managed by Sean Blaney. From humble beginnings in 1993, the firm has since burst onto the manufacturing scene with their engineering innovations and unrivalled

The importance of impartial advice when running a family business

Andrew Irwin is the joint managing director of Bedeck, a luxury bed/bath linen retailer. Bedeck has been in the family since 1951, making Andrew, and his brother Gary, the third generation of Irwins to run the business. With only limited management experience, Andrew

Belfast City Centre….Driving Regeneration Forward

Business Eye joined forces with Danske Bank to stage a Round Table Discussion at Danske’s Donegall Square West headquarters looking at the regeneration of Belfast city centre…….. The Participants Geoff Sharpe, Head of Corporate, Danske Bank Brian Lavery, Managing Director, CBRE

2018….A Challenging Year For The Technology Sector

Says Michael Hutchinson, Director, NITEC Solutions 2018 gets under way with a heightened sense of hope and fear in equal measure. Never before has the Cyber Security landscape looked so threatening.  The scary thing is that some people reading this are

When The Chips Are Down

Third-generation farmer, Ian McMaster from near Broughshane in County Antrim made the decision in 2000 to add value to his potato crop. Farming over 100 acres of arable land, Ian experienced poor prices that year and spotted that at the same time, the

County Down Fishermen’s New Dawn

Alan McCulla is CEO of Sea Source, a Kilkeel based co-operative owned by fishermen in Northern Ireland that catches, lands, processes, sells and distributes its own seafood. With a career spanning over 25 years, Alan is also CEO of the Anglo North Irish Fish Producers

Leading The Northern Ireland Cheese Charge

Julie Hickey is one half of the husband and wife team responsible for Tamnagh Foods & Dart Mountain Cheese- an artisan food company that has been quietly gaining worldwide recognition for its award-winning range of cheeses. Located in the Sperrin Mountains near the village of

Food For Thought! Brexit isn’t the only dish on the menu

  2017 will go down as a strong year for the local agri-industry with the Total Income from Farming (TIFF) projected to be 28% higher than 2016. It has been buoyed by the continued financial windfall, driven by weakened sterling since the Brexit decision, which

Paul Tweed – New Venture For Belfast’s Most Famous Lawyer

Paul Tweed needs no introduction to those of us who toil in the media, either here or elsewhere. He might be a proud Northern Irishman and remains firmly rooted in his native city of Belfast, but he’s a media lawyer with a reputation well beyond


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