Tag: production

NI production and services output in ‘biggest fall since 2005’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many businesses effectively had to close overnight due to coronavirus Between April and July this year, two parts of the Northern Ireland economy saw their biggest fall since 2005. Official figures show services – the largest sector of the NI economy – reported an almost 18% fall in output. The decrease was caused by declines… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Vauxhall’s Luton plant reopens production

Image copyright PA Wire Image caption Social distancing rules and staff temperature checks have been imposed at the plant Vauxhall has reopened production at its Luton plant after the government loosened restrictions imposed to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. Managing Director Stephen Norman said 800 out of 1,600 staff returned to the factory, which produces vans, on Monday. It comes on… Read more →