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2020 Vision - April 2014: The North East economy, future, tech clusters and more

Welcome to the second edition of our 2020 Vision supplement for 2014 bringing you news on the North East economy, the digital revolution, and more

Business Supplement: New Employment Legislation

New Employment Legislation
The field of employment law is ever changing and the penalty for not keeping up can be huge for employers.  A common problem for many North East businesses comes with protocols that employers are obliged to follow

Business Supplement: North East Business Awards 2014 - A guide to the finalists

North East Business Awards - A guide to the finalists
The North East's biggest and most prestigious business competition highlights and rewards the success of our most outstanding firms over the last 12 months.  This 40-page supplement reports on the winners of the regional heats

Business Supplement: North of England Energy and Offshore report

Energy and offshore report
The Journal is proud to present the first of its twice annual reports covering the North of England's Energy, Marine and Offshore industry

Business Supplement: Wealth & Investment Management

Wealth & Investment Management
During challenging economic conditions personal finance becomes a key issue. With low interest rates those with savings and the potential for investments have to make sure that their money is working effectively for them
Duco Ltd is working on a significant £250m contract with oil giant Chevron North Sea Ltd

Duco lands major contract with oil giant Chevron North Sea Ltd

Duco Ltd, which designs and manufactures underwater umbilical cable systems at its factory on Walker Riverside, netted the agreement via its parent company French multinational Technip

North of England Energy and Offshore Report

North of England Energy and Offshore Report
The Journal Energy platform was launched in March in recognition of the crucial role the industry has played in shaping North East history – and in anticipation of the role it will play going forward.

Oil and gas industry in Scotland is well positioned for growth

An oil rig in the North Sea
The oil and gas industry in Scotland is well positioned to take advantage of a projected 73% increase in global offshore investment, according to a report

Pay rises higher than last year in manufacturing sector

Pay rises in manufacturing firms are higher than last year, suggesting the green shoots of recovery are firmly taking root, according to a new report

Business Supplement: Manufacturers' League

The manufacturing and engineering industry has seen new vigour in the past three years, with export promising to be the main source of economic growth both in the North East and across the UK

UK manufacturing growth hailed

Manufacturing export growth reached a near three-year high in January as the sector continued its strong pace of growth into the new year
Glythera Ltd

Newcastle drugs company Glythera Ltd forges new partnership with BioOutsource Ltd

Newcastle-based Glythera Ltd, a biotechnology company specialising in the development of the next generation of biological therapeutics that are used in treatments for diseases like cancer, has joined up with Glasgow firm BioOutsource Ltd

Microsoft backs UK teachers' programme

British teachers will be taught computer science by experts from Microsoft in advance of the subject being put on the National Curriculum

Sunderland digital apprentice bolsters enterprise networks

Natasha Curry
A young apprentice from Sunderland has helped two Gateshead enterprise networks grow their online presence through effective social media and digital marketing
Marks and Spencer (M&S) new advert

Marks & Spencer turnaround will be centre stage this week

Marks & Spencer is this week set to report another disappointing quarter for its embattled clothing division

Vianet expect pre-exceptional profits to reach £3m

James Dickson, Chief Executive of Vianet updated
Stockton-based Vianet said trading for the second half of the year is expected to be broadly in line with expectations, and recurring income and prospects for the year ahead have given the Board confidence in maintaining the proposed final dividend at 4p

Newcastle's Pitcher and Piano sold for £7.5m

The Pitcher & Piano pub and restaurant in Newcastle
Newcastle's Pitcher and Piano bar, on the Quayside, has been sold to a Southern pension fund for £7.5m

Videos & Photos

The Economic Forecast Breakfast at Ramside Hall

Economic Forecast Breakfast highlights key issues for North East economy

The Liquid Envy nightclub, Newcastle

Newcastle nightclub to be demolished for student housing

Andrew Moffat

Port of Tyne Chief Executive Andrew Moffat takes on national role


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