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National Recognition For Hay & Kilner Commercial Property Team In LawNet Awards

North East law firm Hay & Kilner is set to represent the region in the finals of a prestigious national awards initiative.

Con Mech Engineers Ltd continue to invest by expanding our machining capabilities

Specialist Machining company Con Mech Precision based in Stanley County Durham has opted for a Doosan vertical machining centre as its latest investment. The...

Trucking apprentice Alex shifts from ‘Warehouse to Wheels’

Moody Logistics is playing its part in addressing a nationwide shortage of truck drivers after apprentice Alex Skelton swapped his warehouse duties for the...

The North East Announces its VA of The Year

Michelle Poole, founder and owner of Virtual Hand has been bestowed with the VA of The Year North East Region Award at the UK VA Awards 2019, having come Runner Up in 2018.

0800 Repair Managing Director donates man he won at a fundraising auction to Sunderland...

0800 Repair Managing Director Phil Pallister has made a unique donation to a North East branch of the Children’s Society – the services of...

North East Businesses ‘tee off’ with Tier One Capital

A wealth of keen golfers representing leading North East businesses from around the region came together at Northumberland Golf course to compete in Tier...

Teesside’s Industro Solutions on way to £3m turnover with UKSE backing

A Teesside based business that started small but has established an impressive reputation in the engineering sector is on target for a £3m turnover...

Mayor backs College’s campaign to boost digital skills

Digital skills that will transform Tees Valley are being programmed at Middlesbrough College, thanks to a new campaign backed by Mayor Ben Houchen. With demand...

New m!ne homes help families step onto property ladder

Twelve new family homes have been officially unveiled at a development in Chapel Rise, Peterlee. Located off Matterdale Road, the properties represent a £1.7m investment in the town by believe housing.

Nuffield Health puts services under the spotlight for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

To raise awareness of its dedicated mammography service and the choice available to patients looking to access breast clinic services, Nuffield Health Tees Hospital is hosting an open event on Friday 18th October between 9am and 4pm to invite people

Sunderland company continues ambitious growth trajectory

A family run fabrications firm has its sights set on a 50% growth after substantially upgrading its office space and winning several large international...

Newcastle dealership among the best for Motability care

A car dealership in Newcastle has received an award from the Motability scheme for its efforts in helping more people with mobility issues discover...

New Jobs Created With Company Expansion

Jewellery Sparkles has released another new raft of job opportunities across the North East and Yorkshire, the timing of which is ideal in the...

Hundreds of bright sparks attend Venator STEM Fest 19

Teesside based global manufacturing company Venator hosted hundreds of pupils at its STEM Fest 2019 to inspire innovation, stimulate learning in science, technology, engineering and maths and demonstrate the career opportunities available in STEM.

Positive Futures Scaling Up With Growth Capital Fund Investment

A North East training company is aiming to scale up its operations with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

Teesside financial planners welcome sixth chartered recruit

Active Chartered Financial Planners has expanded its team and welcomed Andrew Haley, a financial planner, with a ‘wealth’ of experience in the field. Andrew Haley,...

OPG makes senior Group and Signal Plastics leadership appointments

With the appointment of Craig Swinhoe as Group MD in April, Omega Plastics Group (OPG) have continued to build and grow its senior leadership team by appointing Julian Jamieson as Group Operations Director at OPG and Ron Dunlop as Operations Manager

Kaelo integrated wine cooler brought to life by Omega Plastics Group

They say that every good idea starts with a problem. In the case of inventor and entrepreneur, Kevin Jabou, that problem was a dripping wine bottle from an ice bucket.

Solicitors STEP it up to make a perfect 10 for Latimer Hinks

Latimer Hinks Solicitors is ‘stepping’ up its team development with 10 members of its 14-strong team now holding one of the most prestigious law...

Redcar solicitors to brave the sea for mental health charity

Cygnet Law in Redcar is swapping the courtroom for the coast as its solicitors brave the icy North Sea to raise money for Redar...

Darlington solicitor welcomes government u-turn on ‘grief tax’

Anne Elliott, CEO of Latimer Hinks Solicitors, Darlington, has welcomed the government announcement by the justice secretary that plans to increase probate fees have...

National recognition for Yarm School nursery assistant

Yarm School’s nursery teaching assistant Jo Jones has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the education and support of the young pupils. As part...

OPG strengthens sales team with two new appointments

In order to support their strategic growth plans, Omega Plastics Group (OPG) have recruited two new Business Development Managers to support their Technical Sales Director, Norman Hoggett.

Sunderland engineer recognised for 56 year service

Mike Gardiner, an engineer from Sunderland has been awarded a prestigious prize for his commitment to the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), which he...

New sponsor signs up to construction skills programme

An engineering consultancy that has worked on high-profile regeneration schemes around the country has pledged its support for an innovative scheme designed to attract...

Company launches new flooring product made from recycled plastic bottles

A family-run flooring company has made its own commitment to marine conservation by launching a unique new product made almost entirely from plastic bottles.

Award‐winning North East mortgage lender expands offering to Scotland

Darlington Building Society has extended its range of residential mortgages to be available throughout mainland Scotland as part of its Darlington Intermediaries offering.

Entertainers help businesses enter the minds of their customers

Two entertainers, who have made careers out of getting inside people’s heads, are putting on a weekly show to help businesses better understand their...

Banks Group Signs Up To ‘Time To Change’ Mental Health Initiative

North East property and energy firm The Banks Group is enhancing the mental health support it provides for its employees by signing up to the Time To Change campaign.

Sumitomo Announced as First Tenant at Multi-Million Pound Durham Business Park

Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe, part of a global Fortune 500 corporation founded in 1615, is the first tenant to sign up for a new business unit at Jade Business Park in Durham.

Newcastle Building Society Investing In New South Shields Branch

The North East’s biggest building society is set to move into a new home in South Shields’ Denmark Centre, close to the town’s new transport interchange.

Tier One Capital appoints expert financial adviser as Senior Wealth Manager

Newcastle based wealth management company, Tier One Capital, has announced the appointment of expert financial adviser Michael Carrick as its new Senior Wealth Manager. Michael...

Keynote speakers confirmed for Entrepreneurs’ Forum conference

Business commentator Justin Urquhart Stewart and Jo Fairley, co-founder of Green & Black’s, have been confirmed as keynote speakers at next month’s inspirational Entrepreneurs’...

Go North East invests £1.8 million in state of the art environmentally friendly buses...

The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, has invested £1.8 million in 11 brand-new, state of the art, environmentally friendly buses for its popular Green Arrow services.

North East College showcases T Levels to Education Minister

The Education Minister Michelle Donelan was in the region yesterday (10 October) to visit Gateshead College to see how they are preparing for the...

Cleveland Bridge UK achieves national recognition for new Behavioural Safety Charter

Cleveland Bridge UK has achieved national recognition for its newly launched Behavioural Safety Charter. Winning the prestigious Make UK award for Health, Safety and Wellbeing...

Chief Executive of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum reacts to latest statistics on North East business

A mixed picture has emerged as two sets of government data indicates the number of businesses closing in the North East has increased –...

Liberty eyes £8bn powder metals market as construction starts on new atomiser at Materials...

Liberty, part of the GFG Alliance of industrial companies, has begun construction of a powder metals development facility in Teesside that will expand the...

Cygnet Law launches family law clinic in Redcar Community Heart centre

Cygnet Law, a family law specialist in Redcar, is launching a Thursday evening clinic to allow people to access its services after office hours...

The Ultimate Ride to Work – staff at GT3 Architects raise over £2500 for...

Community conscious staff at GT3 architects battled difficult conditions to raise more than £2,500 for charities Recyke y’Bike and Mind. A 5-strong team cycled...

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