Economy & Finance

Economy & Finance


Employment & Labour Market



A chart showing the scale of change in TES proportions in % points, 1999-2000 to 2016-2017
We don’t need no education!

The finances of Northern Ireland’s schools have been in the spotlight for some time. For example, the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Westminster is currently holding an Inquiry into Education funding. In June 2018, Northern

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A photograph showing Market Square in Lisburn (credit: Albert Bridge)
What are rates and why do we pay them?

Rates are a property tax paid by households and businesses. There are two different types of rates in Northern Ireland, domestic rates for residential properties and non-domestic rates for businesses and other non-residential properties, such

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