Northern Ireland exports to Britain plunge by 20% - and sales to Republic rise by 16% BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Exports from Northern Ireland to Britain fell by 20% last year, while sales to the Republic increased by 16%, new economy data has revealed. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-exports-to-britain-plunge-by-20-and-sales-to-republic-rise-by-16-37619643.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article34821361.ece/74763/AUTOCROP/h342/2016-06-22_new_22174786_I2.JPG Email Exports from Northern Ireland to Britain fell by 20% last year, while sales to the Republic increased by 16%, new economy data has revealed. Sales to GB dropped for the first time on record by £2.9bn to £11.3bn in 2017. The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) said the slump in sales was driven by “a substantial fall in sales” in the manufacturing sub sector of food, beverages and tobacco. The fall meant … [Read more...] about Northern Ireland exports to Britain plunge by 20%
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News / UK and world by Press Association September 26, 2018, 12:21 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Sick leave taken by civil servants in Northern Ireland has reached its highest level in ten years. On average members of the Northern Ireland Civil Service were off on sickness absence for more than two and half weeks in 2017/18, according to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). The 13-day average was up from the 12.5 recorded the previous year and was the highest rate since 2008/09. NISRA said the total absence, in salary terms, equated to an estimated £33.8 million of lost production – equivalent to around 4.0% of the total NICS pay bill in 2017/2018. The 13 days equates to 6.0% of the available working days in that 12-month period. Just under half of the 20,000-plus workforce – 47% – had no recorded absences in the year, while more than one in eight had at least one spell of … [Read more...] about Civil service sick leave in Northern Ireland at highest level in ten years.
Civil servants' sickness level at 11 year high in Northern Ireland - average 13 days lost costing £33.8m BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The sickness rate among Northern Ireland civil servants has risen to its highest rate in 11 years. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/civil-servants-sickness-level-at-11-year-high-in-northern-ireland-average-13-days-lost-costing-338m-37356257.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36596884.ece/e32d5/AUTOCROP/h342/ks%20at%20Stormont%2002.jpg Email The sickness rate among Northern Ireland civil servants has risen to its highest rate in 11 years. The latest Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency reports shows that on average 13 days were lost per staff member over the past 12 months. This was an increase from 12.5 days compared to the previous year. Trending - Top 10 spots for Ulster Fry in NI - Eamonn Holmes bites back at Tele Trending - US honeymooner dies in crash near Game of Thrones Dark … [Read more...] about Civil servants’ sickness level at 11 year high in Northern Ireland
Revealed: Top 10 baby names in Northern Ireland BelfastTelegraph.co.uk It’s official - Emily and James were the most popular first names given to baby girls and baby boys in Northern Ireland, for births registered in 2017. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/revealed-top-10-baby-names-in-northern-ireland-37174228.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37174199.ece/e2123/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-04-03_new_39790710_I2.JPG Email It’s official - Emily and James were the most popular first names given to baby girls and baby boys in Northern Ireland, for births registered in 2017. This is one of the findings of the Baby Names 2017 statistics published today by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Emily has been the most popular girls’ name in each of the past five years, albeit jointly with Grace in 2013, whereas James has been the most popular boys’ names in each of the past three years. In terms of … [Read more...] about Revealed: Top 10 baby names in Northern Ireland
Revealed: Northern Ireland's huge £1.4bn trade surplus with Republic BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Northern Ireland trade to the Republic of Ireland is almost double that of what goes in the opposite direction, a new report suggests. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/revealed-northern-irelands-huge-14bn-trade-surplus-with-republic-37034957.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37034960.ece/4edc5/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_212d2368-175b-4dfb-a641-a34bb89a9aa4_embedded234002015 Email Northern Ireland trade to the Republic of Ireland is almost double that of what goes in the opposite direction, a new report suggests. The report of cross border trade found that exports - excluding the financial and farming sectors - to the Republic were estimated to be worth £3.4billion to the Northern Ireland economy while imports were thought to be worth £2bn in a year. The findings come in a report surveying the cross-border supply chain by the … [Read more...] about Revealed: Northern Ireland’s huge £1.4bn trade surplus with Republic