Department for the Economy
Agencies and Other Associated Bodies
The Construction Industry Training Board Northern Ireland was set up in 1964. It is a non-departmental public body and reports to the Department for the Ecomomy.
The Consumer Council is a non-departmental public body established through the General Consumer Council (Northern Ireland) Order 1984.
Geological Survey for Northern Ireland provides geoscience information and services to inform decision making.
Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland is responsible for the promotion and enforcement of health and safety at work standards in Northern Ireland.
The Industrial Court (Northern Ireland) is a tribunal with legal powers whose main function is to adjudicate on applications about legal recognition and derecognition of trade unions for collective bargaining purposes, where such recognition or derecognition cannot be agreed voluntarily.
Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) is responsible for supporting business development, to assist in increasing productivity and export levels, attract inward investment, and help establish a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.
The Labour Relations Agency was established in 1976 as a Non-Departmental Public Body with responsibility for promoting the improvement of employment relations in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland Screen is the national screen agency for Northern Ireland with a commitment to maximise the economic, cultural and educational value of the screen industries for the benefit of Northern Ireland. It is funded by Invest Northern Ireland, Department for the Economy and the Department for Communities.
Tourism Northern Ireland is the trading name of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and is responsible for the development of tourism and the marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination.