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Intellectual Property

Business Supplement: Intellectual Property

Ideas are the lifeblood of every successful business. Protecting, developing and exploiting those ideas is key. Taking the right approach to intellectual property rights can protect those ideas

Business Supplement: Best Places To Work In The North East

Best Places To Work In The North East
Those of us who work and live in the North East know that it's the best place in the UK. This supplement showcases just some of the businesses which are proud to call this place their home

Business Supplement: Demolition Report

Demolition Report
Nationally, the demolition sector is worth in excess of £800m with a workforce of more than 4,000 operatives. In this region, it is worth over £100m to the North East annually and employs around 1,000 people

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

2020 Vision
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
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
Allan Kelly

R3 research points to strong recovery for manufacturing in the North East


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
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

North East Business Awards 2014: All the companies in the running for top prizes at next month's awards

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


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