A scheme designed to help businesses in Northern Ireland following the recession could be extended beyond 2015, Finance Minister Simon Hamilton has hinted.
More than 50 coastal regeneration projects have been awarded a share of £27.7 million from the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund.
Nine million people, or one in five UK adults, have no savings, a survey by YouGov has revealed.
The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee has concluded that the current business rates system is "not fit for purpose" and urged the Government to address its "fundamental flaws".
Part-time childcare costs for a family of two children are 4.7 per cent higher than the average UK mortgage bill, according to research by the Family and Childcare Trust.