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The North East’s Biggest Tech Careers Event returns for the fourth year

The North East largest tech-specific careers and opportunities event is returning to the region in 2020 for the fourth time. Tech Talent 2020 will...

The North East entrepreneurs defying the high street gloom

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum is praising its innovative members who are rising from the ongoing high street slowdown by developing a unique and resilient blend...

Venator’s Together Fund 2019 Winners Announced

Teesside-based global chemical company Venator has announced the 40 winners of its second Together Fund, following an online public vote in which 75,000 votes were cast across the North East region.

NEL’s Yvonne Appointed To Small Business Commissioner’s National Advisory Board

A North East business investment expert has been chosen to serve on the national advisory board for the Small Business Commissioner’s Office.

Goldfinch wins place in the top 3% of estate agents in the UK as...

South Tyneside-based, Goldfinch, has been placed within the top 3% of estate agents in the UK out of 25,000.

New Grey Street Newcastle home for youngsRPS

Chartered surveyors and property consultants, youngsRPS have moved to 23 Grey Street, bolstering their presence in the city’s property market.

Membership growth at NOF as energy sector supply chain increases activity in key markets

NOF, the business development experts for the energy sector, has seen an uplift in new members joining the organisation looking to maximise on the...

Synergi boosts turnover by 60 percent on the back of cloud wins

Cloud and business transformation experts Synergi have posted turnover by 60%, hitting the £3m turnover mark ahead of target, and creating new jobs.

Specialist care service secures ‘good’ rating in first inspection

An expanding North East homecare organisation has secured a ‘Good’ rating for its recently established Specialist Care Services branch.

Trusted legal advisers Muckle LLP complete international deal for NOVELTEA

One of the region’s leading law firms has advised Newcastle-based NOVELTEA on its €450,000 international deal on Germany’s TV equivalent to Dragons’ Den.

Global Hospitality Duo return to the North East to Launch Halo Business Consulting

Having lived abroad and in London for many years, husband and wife hospitality duo return to the North East to launch Halo Business Consulting - offering flexible, outsourced leadership to businesses in Customer Experience, Marketing & Communications

Independent café dishes up festive favourites with new sharing board

An Ouseburn café has launched a new rustic sharing board with a yuletide twist, complete with fizz and mulled wine. The Factory Kitchen, housed within...

CMS Director Stephen Dunn is appointed IoD ambassador

Gas industry expert Stephen Dunn has been appointed as an ambassador for engineering and construction on the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) newly formed North...

Byker Community Trust strengthens Board with more female appointments

Byker Community Trust (BCT) housing association has just appointed their sixth and seventh female Board members giving a gender representation on their Board of 58% female / 42% male.

Status Digital grows talented tech team with eight new hires

A Newcastle based digital agency has strengthened its team of business transformation and customer experience experts, with eight new hires across the business, following a period of accelerated growth.

Birtley Group helps to bridge skills gap in Newcastle

Birtley Group has been working with a local college to support the students studying vocational construction courses by offering free building materials.

Bloom is officially the ‘Highest Climber’ in the Top 200 North East companies

As a year of staggering growth draws to a close, Gateshead-based, Bloom Procurement Services, has been crowned the ‘Highest Climber’ of 2019 in the North East’s Top 200.

Economist and Author Liam Halligan highlights challenges facing UK housing sector at Newcastle event

Respected economist and journalist Liam Halligan showcased his last book, ‘Home Truths’, to a group of property sector specialists at an event hosted by...

Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom tours Moody Logistics

Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom learned first-hand about some of the challenges facing the haulage industry during a visit to family-run Moody Logistics. She toured its...

Company donation to support Hebburn Helps charity

Community-conscious, Jarrow-based, UTS Engineering, is helping to make Christmas a little more comfortable for struggling families with a donation of £12,000 to Hebburn Helps Community Food Bank and Response Team.

Go North East launches special Black Friday offer and revamped app is on the...

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has your travel needs wrapped up with the launch of a special Black Friday offer on...

A ban on memes? Exploring some of the strangest laws across the globe

Back in April 2019, the culture of the internet hung in the balance as the EU released its directive on Article 13. The law,...

Dragon-backed entrepreneur puts together his ‘Dream Team’

ParkingPerx businessman Chris Reed has announced the appointment of a highly experienced Board of Directors for the company. The appointments come after the founder of...

Multimillion Pound Residential Scheme in Morpeth Converts Listed Buildings into High-end Apartments

The design and renovation of a former grammar School and Old Registry office, both of which are listed buildings, is approaching completion and has been led by architectural practice GRADONARCHITECTURE.

Student artwork transforms suite within Newcastle Combined Court

A new mural has been unveiled at Newcastle Combined Court – designed to revitalise the witness suite, creating a more relaxed and peaceful environment.

Healthy growth for Epicurium with innovative product launches

Durham-based healthy snacking wholesaler, Epicurium is celebrating this Autumn after boosting its product range by 20% with the addition of 25 new innovative independent...

Newcastle digital products agency grows through national work

A Newcastle-based creative digital agency is driving growth by focusing on new technologies and securing business from beyond the North East.

Haines Watts invests £0.5m in new city centre space as it embraces workplace change

Following a significant period of investment and growth in the region, Top 15 national accountancy firm, Haines Watts, has invested in a new state-of-the-art,...

New seasonal visitor guide launched for NewcastleGateshead

Destination marketing organisation, NewcastleGateshead Initiative, has launched the first edition of a brand-new visitor guide to the destination. The Official Map and City Guide will be produced three times a year, featuring seasonal content.

North East decision makers explain the importance of employer brand during Precept panel event

The chief operating officer at one of the North East’s most prominent businesses tombola has reaffirmed its commitment to the region by focusing on its employer brand at an event held at The Brand Society part of Precept, a brand performance business

North East gallery draws up larger prize package for 2020 young artist award

A Newcastle art gallery has doubled its Young Artist Award prize money, with shortlisted entries also headlining its spring programme for the very first...

Prestigious awards shortlisting for Go North East’s accessibility and inclusive tourism

The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, has been shortlisted at the North East Tourism Awards, recognising the bus operator’s commitment to providing memorable visitor experiences for everyone, particularly those with accessibility requireme

Managing director appointed following a year of exponential growth for Gateshead-based Bloom

Rapidly expanding Bloom Procurement Services, has announced the appointment of Adam Crampsie, as managing director. Adam’s appointment comes at a time of considerable growth for...

A host of young talent joins growing North East law firm

North East leading law firm for business, Muckle LLP, has welcomed four new trainee solicitors and an apprentice solicitor to its growing team.

Animmersion helps transport Newcastle’s Life Science Centre visitors into the cosmos with new immersive...

Animmersion has teamed up with the Newcastle's Life Science Centre to help visitors explore the universe and experience the application of space science through...

Northern Balance increases capacity with North East expansion

UK-based, independent weighing specialists, Northern Balance has moved to an expanded head office to increase its capacity for the next phase of business growth. Committed...

Strong half year performance results in new hires at RG Corporate Finance

RG Corporate Finance has continued to expand its team to meet the growing demand for its specialist advisory services. Joining the Newcastle-based firm is Corporate...

Young Enterprise launches company team and start up programme groups for new academic year

Young Enterprise North East has launched company, team and start up programme groups for schools taking part in student businesses in the 2019/20 academic...

North East Company celebrates 20 years of partying

Local Stag and Hen Company, Last Night of Freedom is celebrating 20 years of party planning, unique destinations and a massive turnover of £50 million.

Nuffield Health launches new wellbeing programme for North East schools

A SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) school has become the first school in Tyneside and Northumberland to benefit from a free wellbeing programme...

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