Businessman and star of BBC programme, The Apprentice, says robust action is needed to make businesses 'wake up' and pay on time
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Seamus Sweeney, who represented Lord Sugar in his court battle with former Apprentice winner Stella English, has been named Employment Barrister of the Year
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NEWCASTLE fans spent September cursing the “Cockney Mafia” but now their football has a definite north London imprint.
It is occasionally a tricky assignment getting answers to the questionnaire which accompanies the Monday Interview in The Journal.
Newcastle International Airport has rarely been out of the news this year.
In March, the airport suspended John Parkin and it is currently undertaking a “robust legal action” in connection with a near £6m bonus he secured for himself.
A WHITE van man who was made redundant four months ago is now on the road to delivering a masterpiece after winning an apprenticeship with one of the North’s leading artists.
ONE of the country’s top entrepreneurs is in the region today to launch her new lingerie concession.
A RENOWNED North-East artist is to follow in the footsteps of business magnate Sir Alan Sugar by launching a search for an apprentice.
KRISTINA Grimes was runner-up in TV’s The Apprentice. She visited Teesside recently to be guest speaker at the Middlesbrough Business Forum.
ENTREPRENEURISM in the present day is almost unrecognisable when compared with the early eighties, a new study by the London School of Economics and Shell Livewire has found.
The FTSE fall after last night's rally; the Government is looking at action over a widening pay gap between men and women managers; and consumer confidence fell during August as the impact of the five interest rate rises hit.
Northern Rock denies it is trying to withdraw from the sub-prime market; BSkyB's takeover of Amstrad gets the green light; Disgraced former BP boss returns to full-time business
Credit concerns continue to hang over London market; Virgin Media chief steps down; National Savings and Investments achieves record results.
The next wave of post strikes has been called off to allow talks; Sky is facing scrutiny over its takeover of Amstrad; and there is a bid to find peace in the Remploy factories closures row.
TYCOON Sir Alan Sugar looks set to join the Murdoch empire after agreeing to sell his Amstrad business to BSkyB for £125m.
Lloyds TSB agrees £1bn sale of its Abbey Life business; Bakery chain Greggs warns of rising costs; Woolworths' sales boosted by wet weather.