Graham Clifford

Graham Clifford

Sound auditing is key to the survival of not-for-profits

Sound auditing is key to the survival of not-for-profits

As one of Ireland’s longest established accounting firms, Ormsby & Rhodes in the heart of D...

Exciting changes afoot in NFP sector

Exciting changes afoot in NFP sector

Ivan Cooper of The Wheel believes that the upheaval sweeping through the Irish charity world must serve as a cue for organisations to improve their overall effectiveness, writes Graham Clifford

Charities working hard to rebuild trust in the sector

Charities working hard to rebuild trust in the sector

Charities and not-for-profit organisations that are open about their finances and governance are far more successful in winning public trust and raising funds, according to Aedín Morkan, director at Mazars

A new Agenda for a vibrant city

A new Agenda for a vibrant city

The Belfast Agenda sets out the future for the Northern capital, a place that’s developing a confident swagger all of its own, writes Graham Clifford

Prolonging Belfast’s tech boom

Prolonging Belfast’s tech boom

Dubbed the ‘industrial reinvention’, Belfast’s technology sector is soaring, with 160,000 jobs predicted by 2030, writes Graham Clifford

Swords and sorcery see the cash roll in for NI

Swords and sorcery see the cash roll in for NI

HBO’s Game of Thrones has already brought £150 million into the local economy, and other series are on their way to the North, writes Graham Clifford

Belfast betting on a bright future in wake of Brexit

Belfast betting on a bright future in wake of Brexit

A building boom, increased consumer confidence and optimism that the city can benefit from businesses relocating after Brexit have all given Belfast the belief that better days are on their way, writes Graham Clifford

The perfect buildings to house ambitious companies

The perfect buildings to house ambitious companies

A set of serviced offices in Belfast shows what’s possible when accommodating up-and-coming businesses, writes Graham Clifford

Why it’s the right time to look at Belfast

Why it’s the right time to look at Belfast

Graham Clifford reports on why, as the dust settles from Brexit, Belfast is becoming an increasingly attractive proposition for businesses to base themselves

Belfast must prepare now to benefit from Brexit opportunities

Belfast must prepare now to benefit from Brexit opportunities

John McGrane foresees a hugely positive future for Belfast – if it can position itself to grasp...

Cork 2017: A real talking point

Cork 2017: A real talking point

With thousands of delagates and events worth tens of millions booked, Cork is Ireland’s top region outside the capital for international conferences, writes Graham Clifford

Cork 2017: Helping to meet the needs of a modern cosmopolitan city

Cork 2017: Helping to meet the needs of a modern cosmopolitan city

Cork City Council aims to nurture an inclusive and dynamic space that is a mix of the colloquial and the cosmopolitan, according to Ann Doherty, chief executive of Cork City Council, writes Graham Clifford

Cork 2017: On the crest of a wave

Cork 2017: On the crest of a wave

MSD’s decision to invest €280 million in its Cork and Carlow plants is just the latest in a line of major jobs announcements to benefit Cork, writes Graham Clifford

Turning a challenge of geographical remoteness into business advantage

Turning a challenge of geographical remoteness into business advantage

Kerry’s Fexco offers finance without borders, as a world-beating fintech firm nestling below Ireland’s highest mountain. Graham Clifford reports

Tralee’s enterprising approach to third-level study pivotal to county

Tralee’s enterprising approach to third-level study pivotal to county

By forging links between education and local industry, the Institute of Technology in Tralee has put itself at the heart of innovation in Kerry, writes Graham Clifford