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Fastest 50, 2014

Fastest 50, 2014: North East's fastest growing companies unveiled today!

Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 celebrates growth among companies in the North East

The Fastest 50 countdown has begun: Winners will be revealed on Friday

Fastest 50, 2014
In just two days' time, the winners of the Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 Awards for 2014 will be revealed in front of a packed audience at BALTIC in Gateshead.

Top 200, 2014: Quorn set to move up table after strong year

Kevin Brennan, Chief Executive of Quorn Foods
The sight of a third Quorn fermenter taking shape on Teesside, that will boost capacity by 50% and create 400 jobs after start-up next year, is clear evidence of Quorn's intention to keep turnover and profit upwardly mobile

Big climbers and new entries are the pepper in the Top 200 stew

The Top 200, 2014
This year's Top 200, exclusive to The Journal on October 22, will certainly have big climbers and new entries

Top 200, 2014: North East family firms fly their flag

Mark Squires, chief executive of Benfield Motor Group
A major talking point in the new Top 200 list, to be published exclusively in The Journal on October 22, will again be how the previous year's top private companies performed

North East Business Awards: Fast-growing companies honoured

The Journal is seeking to highlight the achievements of North East firms that experienced significant growth in everything from turnover to headcount

Entries sought for North East Business Awards 2015

North East Business Awards 2015
Top firms of all sizes will be recognised at region's largest and most prestigious business event the North East Business Awards, 2015

North East Business Awards 2015: All you need to know

How to enter the North East Business Awards, 2015, plus where and when ceremonies will be held
Mike Matthews of Nifco

Business executive of the year warns on growing skills gap

Nifco boss Mike Matthews says firms must do more to address the growing skills gap in the North East

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business
Entrepreneurs and young professionals make up our list of exciting new talent in the business world

Fastest 50 businesses for 2014 revealed

Fastest 50, 2014
The 2014 Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 contains businesses from a wide range of sectors, from construction and engineering to care homes and retail
Malcolm Humble, Managing Director of OPSOL UK Ltd and Brian Trench, CEO of the A-Belco Group

North East Exporter of the Year A-Belco Group makes key acquisition

A-Belco Group has acquired Opsol, one of its main suppliers, in move which opens doors to new markets for both firms

A-Belco is leading light at North East Exporters Awards

The North East Exporters Awards 2013 - took place at the Stadium of Light
A Northumberland lighting specialist which makes 56% of all sales from overseas has triumphed at the North East Exporters Awards

North East Exporters Awards: Who will be crowned Exporter of the Year?

The 2013 North East Exporters Awards
The cream of the region's exporting businesses will gather at a glittering award ceremony tomorrow to see one of their number crowned as Exporter of the Year

Finalists revealed for North East Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development HR Awards

22 companies have been shortlisted in this year’s awards, with the winners revealed at a ceremony on May 22

CIPD judging panel ready for the challenge ahead

CIPD North East of England Branch committee involved in the judging process (front row) with representatives from associate sponsors from Nigel Wright (back row)
All entries are now in from firms around the region who are confident they go that extra mile for their employees

CIPD Awards 2014: Search is on to find the best places to work

Last years winner Greggs plc receiving their award from past chairman of CIPD North East, Arnold Hood
The countdown is on for the search for the region’s best places to work and this is the last chance for firms to get in their entries

Videos & Photos

Ally Hunter Blair of Channel 4's First Time Farmers is among those involved in the NFU's latest video

Video highlights farmers' work to protect the environment

Last night's Dynamite Awards celebrated innovation in the North East's growing technology sector

Dynamo awards recognise best IT and technology firms in the North East

Newcastle's Dance City

19 pictures of the best new buildings on Tyneside


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