News / UK and world by Press Association January 16, 2019, 3:23 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The number of alcohol-related deaths in Northern Ireland has hit the highest level on record. A total of 303 were attributed to drink, almost 30% more than a decade ago and 70% greater than 2001, when recording began. Nearly three-quarters of deaths were men and the largest number continued to occur among those aged between 45 and 54. People living in the most deprived areas were four times more likely to die than the least deprived, 2017 data released on Wednesday by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) showed. Alex Bunting, director of Addiction NI, said: “It is not something that has just happened. “If they don’t get on and look at health and education and some of the issues we face we will continue to see figures which grow.” He added: “It is … [Read more...] about Alcohol-related deaths in Northern Ireland at record high
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Northern Ireland New Year Honours 2019- Full list BelfastTelegraph.co.uk New Year 2019 Honours List - Northern Ireland: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-new-year-honours-2019-full-list-37663306.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37002918.ece/745af/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_d9dc676a-e63e-4753-8cda-cc45fc769b82_embedded25567873 Email New Year 2019 Honours List - Northern Ireland: Commanders of the Order of the British Empire- CBE Nicholas David George Coburn- Group Managing Director and Deputy Chairman, Ulster Carpet Mills (Holdings) Limited. For services to the Economy in Northern Ireland. Dr Bryan Keating- For services to Economic Development in Northern Ireland. Professor David Noel Livingstone- Professor of Geography and Intellectual History, Queen's University Belfast. For services to Scholarship in Geography, History of Science and Intellectual History. Dr William James McBride- For services to Rugby Union. Professor … [Read more...] about Northern Ireland New Year Honours 2019- Full list
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%
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