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Executive Must Produce A Radical Programme For Government Says NIIRTA

  The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has urged the newly appointed Executive Ministers to quickly publish a radical pro-business Programme for Government. NIIRTA, which represents over 1600 members, was the only local business organisation to publish its own Programme for Government, which has 97 policy priorities for…

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Belfast City Council Regeneration Plan For City Centre Welcomed By NIIRTA

The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has strongly welcomed Belfast City Councils new Regeneration and Investment Strategy which was published this morning. NIIRTA Chief Executive Glyn Roberts said: “A strong and vibrant Belfast City Centre is of vital importance to the economy of Northern Ireland as a whole, sustaining…

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NIIRTA Support Call for OFMDFM Food Supply Chain Summit

AS the food trade is being devastated by the runaway horsemeat scare, a round-table meeting on the crisis took place last Friday (15 February). The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has given its full support to the collective call by the Ulster Farmers Union and other key stakeholders for…

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NIIRTA Welcome OFMDFM Job Creation Projects

THE Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association has welcomed the £26 million Job creation package by OFMDFM and highlighted in particular £4 million for Enterprise Incubation Hubs in empty shops. NIIRTA Chief Executive Glyn Roberts said: “These signature projects are very welcome and in particular the £4 million to establish Enterprise…

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