Home Newcastle

NEWCASTLE BUSINESS NEWS

Latest business news from the Newcastle City Region.

Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd welcomes chancellor’s decision to extend furlough scheme.

Nic Smith, managing director of Gateshead-based Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd, has welcomed today’s announcement by the chancellor that he is extending the furlough...

Newcastle students want a return to face to face lectures, according to new study...

University students in Newcastle want to see a return to face to face lectures rather than remote studies, according to new research from estate...

£100,000 investment allows North East company to deliver app to tackle nationwide teacher shortage

Angel investor Gary Dewhurst has injected £100,000 into a North East company to fund the development of an innovative mobile app that is set...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum launches Forward initiative to support long-term business success

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has launched its Forward initiative to encourage North East businesses to look towards the future with confidence. The Forum has been carefully...

Events platform finds new success with afternoon tea and comedy

An events booking platform which faced a loss of business during the lockdown has found renewed success - delivering afternoon teas to families at home, and providing corporate entertainment for staff ‘meetings’.

Brothers raise £400k for new software to help firms boost sales

A Newcastle tech start-up whose software helps sales staff to find and close new leads has raised £400,000 to further develop its product and expand its team.

Heathline opens new £500,000 commercial vehicle service and repair centre amid coronavirus lockdown

Heathline Commercials Limited has opened its new £500,000 service and repair centre to ensure commercial vehicles remain on the road during the COVID-19 emergency. The...

Newcastle’s Evolved Search welcomes new Head of People

Leading Newcastle-based search marketing agency Evolved Search has announced it has welcomed Sinead Halliwell to the senior team as its new Head of People. As...

North East Business Leader Supports Those At The Top During Covid-19

A North East based NED, CEO and Chairman with more than 20 years experience of leading business has pledged to continue his fundamental work...

International Advanced Manufacturing Park selected for NHS Nightingale

The NHS has selected the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) for a temporary NHS Nightingale Hospital, located within the brand new, 126,000 sq. ft....

RG & RTC North collaboration to help North East-based SME’s access safeguarding jobs advice...

Ryecroft Glenton (RG) has entered into a strategic collaboration with RTC North to help North East-based businesses access part-funded advice and support on matters...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum network unites to tackle COVID-19

Members and partners of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum have united to support one another in the wake of COVID-19. Understanding the pressures many businesses currently face,...

New Covid-19 legal FAQ hub launched to support business

A new freely available resource hub has been launched to help businesses access all the legal information they need to make decisions quickly and easily in light of the Covid-19 outbreak, amidst a rapidly changing commercial landscape.

Onyx Health Wins New MedTech Client

Onyx Health have been chosen by Cambridge based MedTech company Medovate to launch their pioneering medical device SAFIRA in the United States

Materials Processing Institute creates hand sanitiser production line for Marie Curie nurses

The Materials Processing Institute is using its considerable scientific and technological expertise to ensure the region’s Marie Curie Nurses can be supplied with free...

Moody Logistics night shift driver Dave Blench prepares for BBC debut

A long-distance lorry driver with Northumberland firm Moody Logistics is being featured this week in the new ten-part BBC series, Night Force. Screened on BBC1...

Synergi launches innovative Covid-19 support pack for businesses

North East cloud and digital process experts Synergi have launched a free Covid-19 business support pack in response to a poll asking what processes businesses were most struggling with during lockdown.

Moody Logistics urges firms to rethink drivers’ toilet ban

The managing director of North East haulage firm Moody Logistics has armed her drivers with an official health authority letter after several were barred...

Covid-19 Support for North East Businesses

Gillian Sayburn, partner at Begbies Traynor’s Newcastle upon Tyne office, gives some tips on helping businesses survive the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic:

Primary Care Recruitment aims for growth with six-figure funding round

Primary Care Recruitment, one of the North East and Cumbria’s largest nursing and care staffing companies, has secured a six-figure funding package to further...

Children encouraged to get creative with home bridge building challenge

Cleveland Bridge UK is helping parents make home schooling fun and engaging during the COVID-19 situation fun with a social media bridge building challenge. The...

Ryecroft Glenton partner and his family embark on food package deliveries for the North...

Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance (RGCF) Partner, Carl Swansbury and his family are offering support to vulnerable people and key workers in the North East...

Service departments at Bristol Street Motors and Vertu Honda in Newcastle open to support...

Vertu Motors is opening the vast majority of service departments to ensure that key workers and vehicles critical to the country during the pandemic...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum calls on North East business to work together to overcome challenges of...

The chief executive of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum has written an open letter to North East businesses, urging them to treat one another with consideration...

Rearranging Your Event Successfully – SK Click Events Gives Top Tips

Many, many events have been cancelled in the last few weeks. An unavoidable tragedy, but decisions have sensibly been made that could save lives. Moving...

COVID-19 crisis proves the need to repatriate more industry to the UK, says NOF...

NOF Chief Executive George Rafferty has praised the resilience of the energy sector supply chain during the COVID-19 outbreak and believes a repatriation of...

Health and safety software firm in second funding round

Notify Technology – the Newcastle-based health and safety software business – has completed a £370,000 investment round to drive product development and expand its team.

Moody Logistics joins 700 UK haulage businesses to offer emergency delivery service

Moody Logistics and Storage is one of more than 700 logistics businesses across the UK to put their combined fleet of 23,500 vehicles at...

Tech experts Synergi offer a free helping hand to businesses

With an increasing number of people using collaborative software Microsoft Teams to work from home, Gateshead-based Synergi is offering free webinars to help staff get to grips with the software.

Renewable energy facility gets green light for funding

A North East based renewable energy developer has secured additional funding to construct biogas generation facilities in Staffordshire, with help from UK Top 100 northern law firm Ward Hadaway.

No place like home for Cleveland Bridge with contract award for A19 Testo’s flyover...

Maintaining its proud association with North East England, Cleveland Bridge UK has secured another project in the region to manufacturer a new structure in...

High Street Group completes its first Build to Rent development for Grainger plc

The High Street Group has completed the first project in its build-to-rent pipeline, delivering much-needed new rental housing in central Milton Keynes on behalf...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum exchange event delivers positive customer experience

More than 70 per cent of organisations still fail to grasp the crucial difference between customer experience and customer service – and may be...

Businesses could turn to ‘force majeure’ clauses to counter effects of Coronavirus on business...

Square One Law commercial law specialist Helen Brain is predicting a rise in businesses trying to action ‘force majeure’ clauses in contracts to mitigate...

Venturi Ltd founder completes MBO to drive further growth

International specialist technology staffing company, Venturi Ltd is targeting further growth and scale-up of its operations following the completion of a vendor-initiated management buyout. The...

Heritage building specialists Austin Newport Group acquired by Artelia Group

RG Corporate Finance has advised the owners of specialist property business, Austin Newport Group, in its sale to global project management, engineering and consultancy...

Cash Reserves Advice as Interest Rates Are Cut

Dr Emma Black, leading financial expert in cash management and MD of Cascade Cash Management (Cascade), rounds up the financial impact of the Covid-19...

Major home refurbishment programme for 0800 Repair’s social housing division for Bernicia

0800 Repair, part of Pacifica Group, is supporting a major home refurbishment programme across the North East for Bernicia with the installation of more...

Mother & son-in-law men’s smart fashion businesses set for growth

The mum and son-in-law team behind Newcastle fashion house, Mr. Munro, is set for major growth in its walk-in menswear business. Lynne Machin, 59, and...

Mitigating the effects of coronavirus, green energy incentives and abolishing business rates – three...

With pledges to ‘level up’ the UK, new chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first budget has been keenly anticipated as he seeks to draw a line...

Latest Business News