North Gosforth development to support 400 jobs

Local housebuilder, Barratt Homes North East, has announced that its North Gosforth Park development on Coach Lane is set to inject £16.2m into the region. The new development will include a range of two, three and four-bedroom homes, supporting 400 jobs in the area.

North East housebuilder raises over £19,000 for local charities

Local housebuilder, Barratt Homes North East, has announced its charity fundraising total for 2016 for its two chosen charities: Marie Curie North East and Tiny Lives. The housebuilder raised over £19,000 through a range of fundraising activities, with funds being split between the two charities to support their work throughout Newcastle and the North East.

City region businesses explore ‘high growth, huge opportunity’ Middle East markets

More than 30 companies from across the Sheffield city business region met with representatives from the Middle East to find out more about ‘high...

Getting the City Moving

Key industry leaders meet to discuss transport plans for Leeds The future of Leeds’s transport and infrastructure network is at a crossroads according to senior...
Maiden Voyage

Leeds accelerator hub generates almost £5.5 million of investment

Entrepreneurial Spark Powered by NatWest launched its annual report for 2016 today. The figures in this year’s Entrepreneurial Spark Impact Report demonstrate how the  Leeds...

VitalityHealth raises £25,000 for Manchester children’s hospice

VitalityHealth has raised more than £25,000 for Francis House, a Greater Manchester hospice that supports children, teenagers and young adults with life-limiting conditions. VitalityHealth, a...

North East Tea Company New Brand Launch

A North East based purveyor of fine loose leaf tea is set to launch a sister brand after a highly successful year. Easy Teasy, which began...
Worlds Strongest Man

All aboard – Europe’s Strongest Man comes to First Direct

first direct is once again sponsoring the Europe’s Strongest Man event at the first direct Arena in Leeds on 1 April, but this year...

Business, technology and public sector leaders join Manchester Tech Trust

Some of the biggest names in Greater Manchester’s investment and technology sectors are revealed today as joining the Advisory Board of Manchester Tech Trust (MTT)....

Record number of businesses named & shamed for underpaying staff

A record 360 businesses have been named and shamed by the government for failing to pay over 15,500 workers the correct National Minimum Wage (NMW) or National Living Wage (NLW).