25/08/2011

Council 'Digs Deep' To Help Construction

Belfast City Council is currently recruiting for its innovative Construction Sales Growth Programme with a limited number of places left.

The business initiative targets 50 small companies working in the construction industry in the city in a range of areas from mechanical and electrical engineering to landscaping, shop-fitting and interior design.
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Alderman Christopher Stalford, Chairman of Belfast City Council's Development Committee, said: "The construction sector has suffered greatly over the last few years but we are determined to do everything that we can to breathe new life into the sector. The Construction Sales Growth Programme is a great way of bringing buyers and suppliers together and creating mutual opportunities."

The closing date for applications for the Construction Sales Growth Programme is Tuesday 6 September and to apply for a place, contact Belfast City Council's Economic Development Unit on (028) 9050 0518 or email eastwoodn@belfastcity.gov.uk

The Construction Sales Growth Programme is funded by Belfast City Council and the European Regional Development Fund under the Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland.

Belfast City Council runs a number of business programmes and events to support local business and enterprise in the city.

(GK/BMcC)

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