Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards 2013

The awards, now in their seventh year, took place in Titanic Belfast on Thursday June 13, hosted by the BBC’s Karen Patterson. The awards seek to unearth those exceptional companies and organisations in the north which are putting an emphasis on developing, nurturing and getting the best out of their people. This year proved no ...

Titanic Belfast win top RICS Award sponsored by Tughans

The prizes were presented at a lunchtime ceremony in Riddel Hall, Belfast – the home of Queen’s University Management School, and a former RICS NI Award winner – where the very best of 28 shortlisted entries were awarded for ‘Community Benefit’, ‘Regeneration’; ‘Design & Innovation’; and ‘Building Conservation’. Sponsored by Tughans (Design & Innovation), the ...

Tughans lands Deal of the Year Award

Pictured are John McGuckian, Director in Tughans corporate team with Gavin Williamson, Seven Technologies and Richard Moorehead, HNH Partners with the award for “Deal of the Year”. The award judges singled out the investment by YFM Equity Partners in Northern Ireland-based Seven Technologies for the top accolade. The £6.6 million investment was one of the ...

Done Deal for New Business Networking Initiative

A new networking initiative for the financial advisory community which aims to stimulate more deal activity in the Northern Ireland market was launched recently at Belfast’s Titanic Drawing Offices. QUINI – standing for Quarterly in Northern Ireland – will follow a similar format to QUID (Quarterly in Dublin), which since its launch in late 2012 ...

Tughans was proud to sponsor the Insider Business of Finance Conference 2013

Once again the conference provided an opportunity for high potential companies and those shaping Northern Ireland’s corporate finance sector to network, and discuss the opportunities and challenges they face. The tone of the conference was very positive, with venture capital funds from England, Scotland and Ireland discussing their successful investments in Northern Irish companies and ...

Work Inspiration Workshop

In March 2013, working under the auspices of Business in the Community, Tughans’ second year trainees delivered a very informative and entertaining ‘Work Inspiration Workshop’ to a group of 12 sixth form students about the skills required to be a lawyer and the routes to qualification. The feedback from the attendees was very positive and ...

High Court Ruling Boosts Wind Farm Sector

The fast-growing wind energy sector in Northern Ireland was given a significant boost recently with a ground- breaking judgement in the High Court on the crucial balance between economic arguments and the views of those objecting to developments on visual and environmental grounds. The judgement quashed a decision by the Planning Appeals Commission to refuse ...

CIH Northern Ireland 4th Annual Housing Awards

Tughans were proud sponsors on the evening of the Working Together Award. Pictured at the event are Tara Mills, BBC, John Mills,Tughans, David Law, WJ Law Winner of the Working Together Award, John-George Willis, Tughans and Stuart Macdonald, Inside Housing....

Northern Irish Companies Come Out On Top At Prestigious ‘Green’ Awards

With a high number of quality entries, judges this year faced an even tougher challenge than usual when choosing the category winners. In some cases, joint honours were given in categories where the finalists were too close to call. Michael Doran, Director of Action Renewables commented: I would like to say a huge congratulations to ...

Tughans were pleased to support the Northern Ireland Housing Conference Alongside Agenda NI

Facing an uncertain future The next few years will be a time of great change for Northern Ireland’s housing sector. In October 2012, Minister for Social Development Nelson McCausland launched a consultation on Northern Ireland’s first housing strategy, Facing the Future. The strategy is about delivering a programme for the next five years to get ...