Equiniti ICS creates 45 jobs in Titanic Quarter expansion
December 6th: Financial services IT firm Equiniti ICS is expanding in the Titanic Quarter in Belfast with the creation of 45 new jobs. Equiniti ICS specialises in payroll services and currently employs 270 staff in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast and is aiming for a one third increase in revenues over the next 2 years.

The firm's clients include Land and Property Services, the Insolvency Service and the Northern Ireland Civil Service in the public sector, as well as Yell, Leeds Building Society, Bank of Ireland, and Prudential.

The new jobs are part of an expansion plan that will see the company's HR and payroll division target opportunities in the public sector, health and financial services.

Equiniti ICS received support of £180,000 from the Jobs Fund for the 45 new jobs while Invest NI offered £95,000 of support towards its marketing activities.

David Mawhinney, managing director of Equiniti ICS, said the firm's strategy for growth includes targeting larger payroll outsourcing deals in the private sector, and becoming the largest private sector supplier of payroll services to the NHS.

"We are also developing software for case and document management based on Microsoft technologies for financial services organisations and the public sector," he said.