Why did Wrights go so Wrong?

A tragic conclusion to the weeks of waiting Today has brought the sad news of Wrightbus going into administration. Our thoughts are with the workers their families and all those local businesses which rely on the work generated by Wrightbus. Our thoughts are also with Sir William Wright that rare breed of local entrepreneur who built a world class business from the ground up. The iconic Wrightbus Routemaster The local company that built London’s distinctive double-decker “Boris bus” ha...
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Sweet Sound of Sucess

This year sees the start of some exciting planning for the cultural and heritage future of Belfast. Belfast is bidding to be approved as a Unesco City of Music by 2023. The bid is included in Belfast city council's 10-year cultural strategy, which is out for consultation. Have Your Say Today The bid is one of a number of big ideas out for consultation inclusing a new visitor attraction which tells the Belfast story and film centre is also part of the plan. The process began when ...
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Big Changes to the Big Lottery

The Big Lottery Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund have adopted their name changes to incorporate The National Lottery. The changes were first announced last September, and are to make a clearer link between playing The National Lottery and the good causes that benefit. The Big Lottery Fund changes its name today to The National Lottery Community Fund, while the Heritage Lottery Fund will now be known as The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Both organisations have also refreshed their brand ide...
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Capital Idea

While we may have stopped writing lists and letters to Santa many community and voluntary groups are in need of a Christmas wish come true. Let us help you this Christmas to support your work with a capital investment which will allow you to grow and develop.  The Department for Communities Small Capital Grants Programme for Northern Ireland should be at the top of your list this Christmas with its direct smile and generous programme to support local community and voluntary work. Speak to...
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Moving from the Past to the Future

The past has cast a long shadow over so many aspects of our present life and unless addressed this will continue into the future. The recent release of a public consultation process has led LEXXER Solutions to engage in the ongoing academic debate on the legal and historic aspects of the question. Our experience of conflict resolution and the knowledge brokerage approach we use allows us to provide support services and skills to a range of clients engaged in the difficult issues of the past. W...
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Lunch at the Launch

Today saw the first public day of the NI Open, on our doorstep here at the Galgorm Estate, so the LEXXER Team took a break to soak up the spirit of the event, and to meet potential new clients. Mixing business with pleasure we got into the swing of it, as minds were focussed on the best course for local golf clubs to take to up their game. In the run up to the NI Open we have been looking at the Golf Tourism market for a client and realised that local clubs were missing out in millions of pounds...
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Good Show

His great to see the farming community enjoy and showcase the best of Northern Ireland Agri-food industry. In what has been a challenging and uncertain year for the sector with the shadow of Brexit, it is great to see all that is positive about local farming. LEXXER Solutions provide a range of services to the farming community especially around grants and farm diversification. The Rural Business Grants administered by Local Councils has given new opportunities and fresh starts for local farmers...
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We can all be court for this historical case as the UK Supreme Court decided on some fundamental prerogative powers and quite who should trigger Brexit.

The governments case was put in clear and concise terms outlining the use of such powers and arguing that Parliament had the ability and opportunity to limit this power if it so chose but just as prerogative powers had taken us into Europe so they could take us out. Time will tell if this position convinces the court. Read and make up your own mind. https://t.co/z9FQZmch3T?ssr=true
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