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Clive Owen invests in new staff in Darlington and Durham

Clive Owen LLP, the award-winning accountancy firm, has appointed five new colleagues at its offices in Darlington and Durham. Louise Crowe, who studied accounting and...

Vertu Motors adds Hyundai franchise to Silverlink site

Vertu Motors is adding a Hyundai franchise to its dealership based at Silverlink Business Park in Newcastle. The site will be renamed Bristol Street...

All Adds Up With Launch of New Digital Agency

A new digital marketing agency has been launched in Sunderland with its sight firmly on creating jobs throughout 2020. Adel Fitch (Adds) is the man...

Best Law Firm Accolade for Boutique Litigation Solicitors

Commended for commercial dispute resolution, North East boutique litigation firm, TT Law has secured a place in The Times Best Law Firms 2020, putting it in the company of the “Magic Circle” of elite law firms and a host of other major City players.

Tees Valley Mayor confident in Sirius Minerals deal and new export scheme for SMEs...

Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen confirmed at a business event held at Teesside International Airport, that a project to rescue Sirius Minerals will be...

Redcar law firm suggests mediation Monday for couples contemplating divorce day

Cygnet Family Law is calling for couples who have had a spat over the festive period to consider making 6 January ‘Mediation Monday’, rather...

Property Investment Advisors at Walton Robinson hit £40m transaction milestone

Walton Robinson, the Newcastle-based property specialists, has achieved a significant milestone having advised on the sale and purchase of £40m worth of investment property...

Over 20 new jobs available at Newcastle tech firm Hive HR

One of the North East's 'Best Places to Work', Newcastle-based Hive (HR) has announced they will be recruiting over twenty new roles in the first half of 2020—including Software Engineers, Marketers and Customer Success Managers.

Luxury Castle Creates Quirky Man Cave for Wedding Open Day

A luxurious heritage wedding venue in Northumberland – Langley Castle – has created what may be the UK’s first ‘man crêche’ at a wedding...

Supply Technologies launches Hull branch to meet growing demand from Yorkshire and East of...

Supply Technologies, the manufacturing component supply and efficiency specialists, has continued to grow its UK branch network with the completion of a new facility...

Electric cars in 2020: What’s next?

With car manufacturers around the world getting ready to announce new electric models this year, 2020 looks set to be the year of the...

INDUSTRO Solutions launches mental health first aider team

INDUSTRO Solutions is placing mental health at the forefront of its Health & Safety commitment with the creation of a team of mental health...

North East specialist SEO agency Evolved Search enjoys continued growth

SEO and content marketing agency Evolved Search has made four new appointments to its team in Newcastle. The multi-award-winning agency, which announced in July it...

Bristol Street Motors Vauxhall Sunderland is the best in the country

Bristol Street Motors Vauxhall Sunderland has received the ultimate accolade of Vauxhall ‘Large Retailer of the Year’. The citation from the manufacturer states that ‘you...

Year-End Fall In Insolvency Risk For Majority Of North East Industry Sectors

The insolvency risk facing businesses in the majority of North East industry sectors has experienced a year-end fall, according to new research by insolvency and restructuring trade body R3.

Giving is in Baldwins’ blood

A leading North East accountancy and business advisory firm is helping Hartlepool-based Hart Biologicals to run vital product testing after joining its blood drive.

Why Should I Set Up A Family Trust?

North East Solicitors Tilly Bailey & Irvine explain why you should consider a Family Trust and Will.

Northumberland’s Gordon Moore awarded MBE

Gordon Moore, chief executive of Northumberland-based mental health and learning disability charity, Blyth Star Enterprises, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order...

Year-long charity drive raises £20,000 at MHA Tait Walker

LEADING accountancy practice MHA Tait Walker is ending 2019 on a high by celebrating the team’s fundraising efforts which have raised thousands of pounds throughout the year for North East charities.

Warrens Group steps in to provide new school shoes for children as poll reveals...

WASTE recycling and sustainability firm, Warrens Group, has stepped in to provide new school shoes for children as a poll by the National Education Union has revealed growing fears over child poverty.

Green light for new Karbon Homes development in fast growing Sunderland

More than 100 new affordable homes are set to be built in 2020 on the site of a former college campus, now plans have been approved by Sunderland City Council.

Openreach ready to keep the North East connected this winter

Openreach is getting ready for the worst of the winter weather after stocking up on thousands of snow shoes, snow socks for vehicle tyres, bags of salt and litres of screenwash.

Top chef Richie Moore gives students taste of life in the kitchen

Richie Moore, Group Development Chef with The Inn Collection Group, has gone back to the classroom to help feed students appetite to learn about food and healthy eating.

Ease the January blues with cheaper bus travel

Unlike some other public transport, Go North East bus fares will not be increasing at the start of the year. In fact, the region’s largest bus operator will be introducing some new tickets from 2 January to help with any new year blues and encourage

Independent gallery café crafts new rustic afternoon tea menu

An independent café housed in a Newcastle art gallery has unveiled a new weekday rustic afternoon tea menu. The Factory Kitchen, located on the first...

Go North East raises funds for Gateshead Foodbank at special farewell bus event

The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, welcomed hundreds of people to its special farewell bus event in Gateshead earlier this month.

Northumberland School and AkzoNobel celebrate a year of achievement

A special community partnership between paint makers AkzoNobel in Ashington and Castle School in North Seaton has had a transformational impact on the children,...

Call For Government Clarity On Insolvency Sector Reforms

A North East insolvency expert is calling on the Government to clarify its intentions for reforming the UK’s insolvency framework.

Home care provider launches national recruitment drive in region

A firm of care experts is appealing for more carers to join or return to the profession following the result of the General Election.

North East business delivers festive cheer to sailors

Sailors who could be feeling lonely at sea over the Christmas period have received festive packages from a local North East business. Leading marine insurer,...

Newcastle solicitors serve up festive lunch to help homeless charity

Ten solicitors from Newcastle-based law firm Muckle LLP volunteered with Oasis Community Housing to serve a special Christmas dinner to people in need.

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) expands operations into Tyne Dock

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) has expanded its business operations by acquiring a new building to support its after sales division. The company, which supplies heavy...

Gas atomiser drops into Liberty’s new £10m facility at Materials Processing Institute campus

A significant landmark in the development of Liberty Powder Metal’s (LPM) new £10m powder metals facility at the Materials Processing Institute’s Teesside campus was...

Gateshead Quayside’s Brett Wharf plans approved

Proposals to develop 269 apartments for private rent on Gateshead Quayside have won unanimous approval from the borough’s planning committee. High Street Residential – part...

Darlington law firm calls on local residents to make legal and financial resolutions this...

Latimer Hinks Solicitors, one of the North East’s leading law firms, is calling for residents in the region to make a new year’s resolution...

INDUSTRO Solutions launches mental health first aider team

INDUSTRO Solutions is placing mental health at the forefront of its Health & Safety commitment with the creation of a team of mental health...

In the season of goodwill Baldwins supports Teesside charity’s Christmas appeal

A leading North East accountancy and business advisory firm has spread festive cheer after donating to Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation’s Shoebox Appeal.

Galago Group makes acquisition of Northern Recruitment Group in strategic move for further growth

Northern Recruitment Group (NRG) has been acquired by fast growing recruitment organisation Galago Group. The acquisition will see Newcastle-based NRG and its Recruitment Processing Outsourcing...

North East offshore engineering business achieves unprecedented growth

North East engineering company, Osbit, has just announced its most successful financial year to date, delivering 55% growth in sales, 44% growth in profit and 30% growth in employees.

Planning approval for £62M housing scheme

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of 350 mixed tenure homes in Middlesbrough. Regeneration specialist, Galliford Try Partnerships North, will build the £62...

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