Tag: Belfast

Coronavirus: Belfast Harbour’s trade hit by pandemic

Image caption Belfast Harbour currently has £115m of projects underway, supporting 4,000 jobs Trade at Northern Ireland’s largest port, Belfast, fell 25% at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic but has already started to recover. It comes as Belfast Harbour published its results for 2019 with turnover down 4% at £65.9m. This drop was caused by an offshore wind farm… Read more →

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Belfast International Airport: Unite says 54 redundancies planned

Image copyright PAcemaker Image caption Unite has called for a strategy to protect airport jobs There are plans to make 54 security workers redundant at Belfast International Airport, the Unite union has said. Unite said it had been notified about the planned redundancies by employer Wilson James. The union said the workers had thought they would be protected through the… Read more →

Firefly: Education platform creating 52 jobs in Belfast

Image copyright Firefly Image caption Firefly is an online platform helps schools and teachers to deliver lessons remotely. A digital education platform is investing in Northern Ireland for the first time, creating 52 jobs. Firefly works in a number of countries including Australia where the online platform helps schools and teachers deliver lessons remotely. Invest Northern Ireland has offered £520,000… Read more →

Coronavirus: 75 jobs under threat at Titanic Belfast visitor centre

Image caption Titanic Belfast opened in 2012, coinciding with the centenary of the Belfast-built ship’s maiden voyage The BBC understands that 75 jobs are under threat at the Titanic Belfast visitor centre. The company has started a consultation over the potential redundancies. It is understood a further 11 positions are under threat at TBL International, an events company linked to… Read more →

US cyber-security firm creates 65 jobs in Belfast

Image copyright PA Image caption The NI Executive has targeted 5,000 jobs in the cyber-security sector by 2030 A US cyber-security firm has announced plans to establish a centre in Northern Ireland. Boston-based Cygilant is creating 65 new jobs at the site in Belfast city centre. It will provide security monitoring services to approximately 200 customers. More than 20 of… Read more →