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Mount Charles Celebrates Staff At Annual Trevi Awards

Award-winning facilities management firm Mount Charles has hosted its annual employee awards event at the International Convention Centre in Belfast. Mount Charles, who employs 3,000 staff across the island of Ireland, is one of Northern Ireland’s largest independent catering, cleaning, events and facilities management companies.  The company, one of Northern Ireland’s top 10

Ulster University Launches New Scholarship With Leading Marketer

Ulster University Business School has announced the launch of a new scholarship in partnership with Professor Julie Hastings, Director of Hastings Hotels and Visiting Professor at Ulster University Business School (UUBS). Julie Hastings was the Marketing Director of Hastings Hotels for almost 30 years before

Ballyhalbert SPAR Store Celebrates 15 Years

Ian and Carolyn Miskimmin, the owners of SPAR Ballyhalbert are celebrating 15 years serving their local community with a host of plans for their shoppers and neighbours to enjoy.  The store has been owned and operated by the Miskimmins since 2009 providing jobs for 26

Action Cancer Hosts International Skin Cancer Conference

Northern Ireland’s leading, local charity Action Cancer has hosted an International Skin Cancer Conference at the Belfast Harbour Commissioners’ Office. Non-melanoma skin cancer is Northern Ireland’s most prevalent type of cancer with melanoma continuing to increase UK wide. Action Cancer’s first skin cancer conference was

Power NI Launches New Laptop Initiative

Northern Ireland’s leading energy provider has launched a new sustainable technology project with an IT company that repurposes preloved laptops for the benefit of local charities and communities. In partnership with Capita, the Power NI scheme has already resulted in a donation of refurbished laptops

McKeever Hotel Group Invests In Letterkenny

Dillons Hotel in Letterkenny has completed an extensive refurbishment and brand refresh thanks to a €1.8/£1.5 million investment by its parent company, the McKeever Hotel Group. The investment, which is part of McKeever’s three-year growth strategy, has equipped the popular town centre with a new

Ulster Bank Backs Andras House With North Coast Expansion

Ulster Bank has announced over £7 million in support for one of Northern Ireland’s leading hospitality and property development companies as it makes its largest investment in its hotel portfolio outside of Belfast. The new 83-bedroom Marcus Hotel Portrush is being developed as part of

Marcon Fit-Out Marks 20 Years In Business

Antrim-based fit-out specialist Marcon Fit-Out is marking 20 years in business with the announcement that it has created 20 new jobs over the last two years in support of its sustainable growth plan.  The company was founded by Mark O’Connor and Mark McElroy in 2004

Mark Birchall To Headline Hospitality Exchange 2024

Hospitality Exchange 2024 has announced that Mark Birchall, Chef-patron of Moor Hall, will be headlining this year’s event. As the countdown begins to the most anticipated conference in the hospitality sector, set to take place on the 15th and 16th of October at the Crowne

Future Of Food In The Spotlight For Deloitte

Agri-food companies from across Northern Ireland have had the opportunity to hear about the transformative potential of the food industry from Deloitte’s leading expert on the Future of Food. Randy Jagt, Global & EMEA Future of Food lead at Deloitte, held a series of meetings


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