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IOA: US insurance firm announces 40 jobs for Belfast

Image copyright Getty Images A US insurance company is planning to expand its newly established operations in Northern Ireland. Florida-based Insurance Office of America (IOA) has set up a technical development centre in Belfast. The firm plans to hire 40 people by 2022 with jobs from entry level to “high end” engineering, software development and data science roles. Invest Northern… Read more →

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Qarik: New York technology firm creates 50 jobs in Belfast

Image copyright Getty Images A New York-based technology business has announced 50 new jobs in Belfast. Qarik provides cloud-based data management and analysis software development services. Invest Northern Ireland has offered £325,000 in support. The roles range from graduate to senior level and include software engineers. Economy Minister Diane Dodds met the company’s founders during a visit to the US… Read more →

Coronavirus: Aviation workers protest at Belfast International

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Unite regional officer George Brash said aviation workers were “hugely frustrated” Aviation workers have held a demonstration at Belfast International Airport calling on Westminster and Stormont to help save jobs. The protestors were joined by three MPs – Paul Girvan and Sammy Wilson of the DUP and Alliance’s Stephen Farry. The Keep Northern Ireland… Read more →

Neueda: Software company to create 230 jobs in Belfast

Image copyright PA A Belfast-based software company is creating 230 jobs in a £20m investment. Neueda makes technology that is used by public and private sector clients all over the world. The roles will range from senior software developers to more junior positions with average annual salaries of £44,000. The figure is well above the average salary in Northern Ireland’s… Read more →

Kainos: Belfast IT firm decides to repay furlough cash

Image caption Kainos specialises in helping organisations to digitise their operations and is a major supplier to UK government departments Kainos, one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers, is to repay all the money it received from the government’s coronavirus furlough scheme. The IT firm said it is taking the decision as it was able to trade strongly during the lockdown… Read more →

Tesco set to close Belfast Metro store

Image caption Tesco said it had been a “difficult decision” Tesco has confirmed it is set to close its Metro store on Belfast’s Royal Avenue in the next year as its “lease comes to an end”. It said it had been a “difficult decision” and it would continue to serve customers “from our nine other stores in Belfast”. It added… Read more →

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 →