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Cara Cash, Chief Executive of Nexus NI

Cara Cash, Chief Executive of Nexus NI

| January 17, 2018

Cara Cash, Chief Executive of Nexus NI, continues our “Leaders in Business” series. Cara has successfully completed the Developing Managers programme leading to the Advanced Diploma in Management Practice and is contemplating the undertaking of a Masters at the Ulster University Business School. What is your current role? I am Chief Executive of Nexus NI; […]

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The challenge ahead: how does Northern Ireland attract the skills and labour it needs post-Brexit? Trevor Lockhart, Chair, CBI Northern Ireland

The challenge ahead: how does Northern Ireland attract the skills and labour it needs post-Brexit? Trevor Lockhart, Chair, CBI Northern Ireland

| January 17, 2018

by Trevor Lockhart, CEO of Fane Valley and CBI Northern Ireland Chair With the holiday period done and dusted it’s time to look ahead at what’s in store for business in 2018. Needless to say you don’t need a crystal ball to know that Brexit will once again dominate the thoughts of companies across the […]

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Everybody else is eating our lunch: Business First meets CBI’s Paul Drechsler and CBI Northern Ireland Chair Trevor Lockhart

Everybody else is eating our lunch: Business First meets CBI’s Paul Drechsler and CBI Northern Ireland Chair Trevor Lockhart

| January 17, 2018

On the evening of the inauguration of Fane Valley Chief Executive Trevor Lockhart as the new Chair of CBI Northern Ireland, Business First met with CBI President Paul Drechsler and Trevor. Not surprisingly, our conversation centred around Brexit. “Business has a responsibility to make it clear that the decisions made today will affect the next […]

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2018 predictions you may want to look out for!

2018 predictions you may want to look out for!

| January 11, 2018

By Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington, April Koury, and Maria Romero, Fast Future 2017 has been an ‘interesting’ year! Will we see more of the same in 2018 – or will the next 12 months herald some unexpected changes? Here are 10 developments we might see emerging in 2018 – plus a look at how […]

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‘Rolling the Dice’ – property Investment for Family Businesses

‘Rolling the Dice’ – property Investment for Family Businesses

| January 9, 2018

by Maybeth Shaw, BDO Northern Ireland It doesn’t always end well when families play Monopoly together, so too diversifying a family owned trading company by investing in property can have unforeseen tax consequences – potentially leaving families with large unexpected liabilities. Property investment is commonplace within family businesses, often seen as a safe haven for cash […]

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Be the Strategist Your Organisation Needs: William J Clinton Leadership Institute

Be the Strategist Your Organisation Needs: William J Clinton Leadership Institute

| December 21, 2017

by Anne Phillipson, Programme Director, William J Clinton Leadership Institute The most important thing you can do as a leader is to give your business a reason to matter. I’m sure your organisaiton does matter –but who decides and then communicates the ways in which you matter most? That is the work of leaders and […]

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