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Exhibition shines a light on the North East automotive sector

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) Expo returns to The Beacon of Light, Sunderland, with over 130 companies from across...

It’s All Good for North East snack manufacturer

Gateshead based snack manufacturer It’s All Good has expanded for the second time in less than two years, with new premises on the Team Valley trading estate.

Elite Performance event brings sports and business leaders together

Tynemouth-based, mindset and leadership specialist, Dr Maurice Duffy - whose clients include Australian cricket player and the world’s leading batsman, Steve Smith - is...

Biosignatures raises £3.5m to develop revolutionary diagnostic technology

The company has raised a £3.5m led by ADV to transform the lives of millions of people by diagnosing serious medical conditions earlier than...

Buoyant Alnwick economy boosts property sales for Sanderson Young

Sanderson Young’s flagship Alnwick office is set to reach a record turnover by the end of the year, positioning itself as a dominant player in Northumberland’s property market.

Former apprentice promoted to business development manager

A NEWCASTLE printing company’s first administration apprentice has progressed to becoming business development manager for the firm within just five years, as the company continues with its plans for growth.

North East-based online jeweller, Ruby & Oscar, celebrates first birthday

North East-based online jewellers, Ruby & Oscar celebrate a milestone first year.

Synergi appoints senior consultant in growth push

Cloud and digital automation specialist Synergi has appointed Kashish Kumar as a new senior consultant to its 25-strong team, as it looks to push turnover through the £3m barrier.

North East-based Ocucon scoops hat trick of award nominations

Newcastle-based surveillance technology company, Ocucon, has scooped a hat trick of award nominations only months after having been named the most innovative global asset protection company by US retail chiefs

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Raise Over £3,000 For Hartlepool Hospice In ‘Make A Will...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors helped raise over £3,000 for the Alice House Hospice in an annual Make a Will Month Campaign.

Opal partnership keeps footwear retailer on the move

Newcastle-based IT specialist Opal has clinched a six-figure contract to help one of the UK’s largest footwear retailers manage more than 2,000 mobile Apple...

Adamson Joins A&P as Group IT Manager

Global ship repair, conversion and marine specialist A&P Group has announced the appointment of a new Group IT Manager.

Innovation SuperNetwork Invests in Own Future Growth with New Office Space

A North East innovation support organisation is investing in its own future development by moving into larger bespoke office space. Innovation SuperNetwork is using a...

Newcastle Building Society Chooses Market Place For New Barnard Castle Branch

The North East’s biggest building society is getting ready to move into its new home in the centre of Barnard Castle. Newcastle Building Society announced...

Young Entrepreneur Using Personal Experience To Build Successful New Health And Well-Being Business

A young North Tyneside entrepreneur has combined his passion for physical activity with his own experience of managing depression to build his own successful...

Raft of internal and external appointments signals confidence in future business growth

National award-winning Hodgson Sayers, has revealed a number of senior appointments in varying positions across the business. Michael Castling and Stuart Ford join as contract...

Newcastle Digital Marketing Agency, Venture Stream, to Host Free Ecommerce Masterclass

Specialist ecommerce agency, Venture Stream, is delivering a free Ecommerce Masterclass in the centre of Newcastle this month. The masterclass will uncover how ecommerce businesses can use data to maximise their ecommerce strategy.

Intelligent workflow experts FNVi secures major Middle East contract

North East company FNVi has secured another significant contract to supply the oil and gas sector with its ground-breaking intelligent workflow system. The ACCORD system,...

Dual success for Newcastle construction & property consultancy

Summers-Inman, the award-winning construction and property consultancy based at Newcastle Great Park, is pleased to announce the dual success of one of its most...

Business As Usual For Sportworks On 10th Anniversary

Sportworks celebrated their 10th anniversary with business as usual with a Sport England funded Tackling Inactivity session for adults with complex physical and learning disabilities at the Meadow Well Connected Centre in North Shields.

Charity Head Cuts The Ribbon To Reopen Upgraded Newcastle Building Society Ponteland Branch

Charity Head Petra Cuts The Ribbon To Reopen Upgraded Newcastle Building Society Ponteland Branch The founder of a North East charity which helps bereaved children...

North East Transport Sector’s Raised Insolvency Risk Level Third Lowest in UK

The proportion of North East transport and haulage firms with a raised risk of insolvency is the third lowest in the UK and the...

NE law firm advises award-winning sports charity on its goal for a new home!

Brentford FC’s award-winning Community Sports Trust is preparing to move into new facilities adjacent to a new multimillion pound stadium next summer, thanks to expert legal advice from leading North East law and sports specialist Muckle LLP.

Evolved Search agency to create 45 new jobs by 2022

The Newcastle-based Search Marketing agency has pledged 100 new jobs in total over the next 5 years as part of an exciting growth plan and strengthened their Senior team to facilitate further growth.

SoPost CEO shortlisted for two Natwest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Jonathan Grubin, Founder & CEO of SoPost, the leading online product sampling platform has been shortlisted in the Entrepreneur of the Year and Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year categories at the 2019 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards for the

Newcastle Building Society to open new branch in Bishop Auckland

The region’s largest building society has announced it is to open a new full service and financial advice branch in Bishop Auckland as part of its multi-million pound branch investment programme, growing its network to 31 branches across the region.

Children’s cancer bike ride raises £8,000 with help of Lookers sponsorship

A children’s cancer charity cycle ride has raised a magnificent £8,000 with the help of sponsorship from motor retailer Lookers Skoda Newcastle. Over 250 keen...

Haines Watts records another strong year of growth

Haines Watts has released its latest financial results, with the firm recording a second consecutive year of double-digit growth taking it to a £96m turnover group.

Plans for new multi-million pound Newcastle apartment complex

The regeneration of a site overlooking the River Tyne in Ouseburn, Newcastle has moved a step closer following submission of plans for a new...

Edinburgh-based FreeAgent backs Newcastle Startup Week as Headline Sponsor for second year in 2020

FreeAgent, the UK’s number one accountancy software for small businesses, has confirmed they will be the Headline Sponsor of the annual Newcastle Startup Week festival for a second year in 2020.

SK Clicks with Award Nomination

A Teesside business woman has been shortlisted for a national award for her work as a young entrepreneur after investing £100k in a business...

YHA acquires new properties in two north of England city locations

The youth hostelling, YHA (England & Wales) charity has acquired two new hostels in Newcastle and Liverpool city centres. The new hostels give YHA a much-needed presence in Newcastle and strengthen the charity’s offering in Liverpool.

Newcastle College and Formica Group Join Forces to Deliver Apprenticeship Scheme

Global manufacturing company Formica Group has awarded a key apprenticeship contract to Newcastle College, which will see them invest in their existing staff, as well as new recruits.

Five North East Entrepreneurs Share Their Experience of Building Businesses in the Region

Five prominent North East entrepreneurs have spoken in a confessional style about the challenges of starting and growing successful businesses in the region as...

Sharp Rise In North East’s Personal Insolvency Rate As Region Tops UK Table For...

North East England has retained its unwanted place at the top of the national table for personal insolvency for the eleventh successive year.

Newcastle Building Society posts increased profits following strong mortgage lending and customer growth

Newcastle Building Society has announced its 2019 financial results to 30 June, reporting an H1 performance that includes increased profits, record mortgage lending, thousands of new customers and achieved growth in headcount of 41 so far this year.

Industry experts unite to launch new executive search firm and raise the bar in...

A pair of progressive recruitment sector leaders in Newcastle Upon Tyne have joined forces to launch a new business with a fresh and innovative approach. BlairWest was established by experienced recruitment experts David Blair and Simon West in Janua

Pyjama Party Planned By Gateshead Schoolkids After Newcastle Building Society Charity Challenge Win

A team of Gateshead schoolchildren are set to put their fundraising ideas for a local cancer charity into action after coming out on top in a prestigious financial education competition.

Moody Logistics issues school holiday warning over HGV braking distances

North East haulage company Moody Logistics has issued a summer safety warning to youngsters, reminding them that a braking truck requires a much greater...

Students tee-up strategy to help drive business for golf clubs across the North

New research carried out by business students at Northumbria University is set to help struggling golf clubs across the North of England to futureproof...

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