UK recession: Northern Ireland

Page last updated at 11:41 GMT, Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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The New York Stock Exchange plans to set up a technology service centre in Northern Ireland, creating hundreds of jobs.

Ferry company Norfolkline is to create 60 new jobs at its financial services centre in Belfast.

The finance minister says a plan to relocate public sector jobs from Belfast to other areas of NI is no longer affordable.


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Staff from the Citizens Advice Bureau are to hold workshops for 450 employees facing redundancy at Stream International.

A total of 140 new jobs are to be created by two companies in Belfast and Londonderry.
NI jobless figures 'being spun'
The trade union movement accuses the government of spinning Northern Ireland's unemployment figures.


No NI role in Irish bad bank plan
There is no role for the NI Executive in the development of the Republic's National Asset Management Agency.


NI misses out on business upturn
Northern Ireland was the only region in the UK not to record an upturn in business activity in Juy, a survey shows.


Almac announces expansion plans
A County Armagh pharmaceutical company unveils plans for a major investment in Craigavon.


Bitter legacy of Nortel dismissal
The impact of Nortel redundancies six months on


Aircraft seat company cuts jobs
A County Down aerospace firm announces plans to cut 88 jobs, while a Belfast engineering firm shuts with the loss of 50 jobs.




WHERE TO GET HELP
RECESSION BASICS
Find out how the downturn took shape
Puzzled by the jargon? We explain
What is GDP and how is it calculated?
TOOLS
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Debt Remedy is an online debt counselling service provided by CCCS

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