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Northern Ireland students outperform their peers in A-level Results

Northern Ireland students outperform their peers in A-level Results Pupils in Northern Ireland have consistently outperformed their peers in recent years in terms of A-Level results, and this year is no exception. Approximately 28,000 students received their A level and AS level results on Thursday last week, with an overall pass rate of 98.3% reaching […]

16:22 22/08/2019

Belfast has Pride 2019: The Most Joyful Protest You Will Ever See

Belfast has Pride ‘The most joyful protest you will ever see.’ The Rainbow Project’s Gavin Boyd Belfast businesses came out in support of Belfast Pride 2019 in the city centre last weekend. In a joyful protest upwards of 60,000 people were expected to take part in the Belfast Parade, and attend the accompanying festival of […]

15:44 09/08/2019

NI Banks Join Forces to Launch LGBT+ Network ‘FuSIoN Northern Ireland’

The Financial Services Inclusion Network, is a group designed to promote and drive LGBT+ inclusion in the Financial Services industry in Northern Ireland. The original group was established in the Republic of Ireland in 2017 and now 15 banks have signed on for the programme in Northern Ireland. Their launch event, hosted by Bank of […]

13:34 29/07/2019

Weavers Cross – Transport for a growing Belfast

The Transport Hub at Weaver’s Cross As business grows in Belfast, so too does the need for more efficient, more expansive public transport. Belfast City Council aims to bring 46,000 new and better jobs to the region, along with 66,000 people to live and work in Northern Ireland by 2035. These increases in people and […]

16:10 18/07/2019

Your questions answered – Follow ups from Belfast for Life and FinTrU webinar

Did you miss our Belfast for Life meets FinTrU webinar? Don’t worry, you can access the recording here: Belfast for Life meets FinTrU webinar recording  If you have have any questions for Belfast for Life or our FinTrU representatives, you can send them to [email protected] Here are some of the questions those who attended the […]

13:46 03/05/2019

The changing tide of the Northern Irish opportunity

The Changing Tide of Northern Irish Opportunity Eoghan Byrne and David Gilchrist are members of the Alumni of the US-NI mentorship program, returning to London after spending 2017 In New York City. For anyone who knows us and is familiar with the “Belfast for Life” initiative and the general mission behind the work they do, […]

15:54 30/04/2019

Belfast for Life and FinTrU Webinar

Belfast for Life and FinTrU Webinar Join the webinar: BelfastforLifemeetsFinTrUWEBINAR Belfast for Life is an initiative to help diaspora professionals access all the information and resources they need to bring their talent back to Northern Ireland. Connecting Professionals from outside Northern Ireland, Belfast for Life offers advice and testimonials from community members who have made […]

15:29 12/04/2019

NI is the only UK region where the Gender Pay Gap favours Women

What is the gender pay gap? The UK Government defines the gender pay gap as: ‘… the difference between the average earnings of men and women, expressed relative to men’s earnings. For example, ‘women earn 15% less than men per hour’ This is not the same as equal pay. Firms are required by law to pay […]

14:54 04/04/2019

Top Ten Restaurants in Belfast

Top Ten Restaurants in Belfast Its Restaurant Week in Belfast, to get in the mood we have listed the top ten ‘moderately priced’ restaurants operating in Belfast right now. With a wide variety of culinary styles and cultures Belfast has lots to offer the adventurous (and slightly more cautious) Foodie. #1 Jumon McAuley House, Fountain […]

10:36 19/02/2019

Belfast-Based Emerging Medtech Company of the Year

Belfast-based Medtech Company Winning on a Large Scale Medical 3D printing company, axial3D, scoops ‘Emerging Medtech Company of the Year’ award Medical technology firm, axial3D has been selected as ‘Emerging Medtech Company of the Year’ at the Irish Medtech Excellence Awards. The award was based on strength in the key areas of strategic vision, customer […]

16:56 16/01/2019

Belfast for Life London – Rundown of our London event

This week Belfast for Life was on the road… We travelled to London and met with the NI diaspora, to network, hear talks from Belfast for Life stakeholders, and discuss what Belfast has to offer for those wishing to return – or re-locate for the first time – to the city. If you couldn’t make […]

16:08 04/12/2018

Belfast for Life London Diaspora Meet-Up

Belfast for Life London Diaspora Meet-Up Only one week to go until our Belfast for Life Diaspora Meet Up in London. Sponsored by EY the event will be taking place in the Mulberry Restaurant, at 1 More place, London. 27th November, 6 -9 pm ‘Belfast for Life’ is an international networking initiative aimed at connecting […]

14:59 19/11/2018