THE manager of a West Belfast charity has described as “scumbags” the thugs who smashed the windows of three of its buses and a van in an attack on Sunday afternoon. General Manager of Springfield Charitable Association (SCA) Terry McNeill explained how the vehicles, which have been parked in the former Belfast Trust Lawther building […]
Young people are stepping up to the mark to build tomorrow’s Belfast. That’s the message from this year’s Belfast 40 Under 40, which recognises 40 of our talented young people.
Recent research carried out by Belfast-based business development agency Ortus on behalf of Charity Bank has identified a need for third sector organisations to reposition themselves for sustainable investment in light of the sudden collapse in previously assured funding streams.
The decision to cut air passenger duty for long-haul flights from Belfast to the US has been welcomed by politicians and business leaders.Air passenger duty (APD) currently adds £60 to an economy fare and £120 to a business ticket. Under new proposals the direct long-haul rate of APD will fall to the lower short-haul rate of £12 per passenger in economy and £24 for business and first class passengers.