Business Events

Mark Squires, chief executive of Benfield Motor Group

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

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

Steph McGovern named as guest speaker at The Fastest 50 Awards

Steph McGovern
The Fastest 50 organised in association with The Journal have announced BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern as guest speaker at next month's awards

Businesses urged to join the transport debate in the wake of Scottish referendum result

East Coast train at Newcastle Central Station
The Journal and The Gazette's upcoming Transport Links Breakfast, in association with East Coast, will follow the referendum result

Hunt goes on for Fastest 50 companies in the North East

Fastest 50, 2014
An analysis of winning companies in the Fastest 50 has shown that manufacturing and engineering businesses are helping to shape the region's recovery

Countdown has begun for the annual North East Top 200

The Top 200, 2014
The countdown has begun to publication day for the latest annual North East Top 200
North East Business Awards 2015

Entries sought for 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

North East Business Awards 2014: Boss of overall winner Nixon Hire pays glowing family tribute

The joint managing director of North East Company of the Year 2014, Nixon Hire, has praised his employees and his father's vision for the business

North East Business Executive of the Year Awards 2014: Search for the Durham & Wearside champion

We speak to 2013 Durham & Wearside winner Peter Walls, Gentoo group chief executive, as we look to find his successor this year

The search for this year's Tyneside and Northumberland leading light

John Dickson and Nicola Loose
Run by The Journal in association with The Gazette on Teesside, the North East Business Executive of the Year awards celebrate the great role models of the business world

Search begins for the North East Business Executive of the Year 2014

North East Business Executive 2014 Awards
The North East Business Executive of the Year has long been one of the most prominent events run by The Journal in association with The Gazette
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

Group of men including chief draughtsman R J Robson (fourth from left) stood in front of North Eastern Railway electric locomotive No 3, Darlington c. 1914. Courtesy of National Railway Museum, York

North East Transport Links Breakfast: We look back to the North East's role as a rail pioneer

Lisa and Adrian Brunton

Tyneside joinery firm Hastie Burton aims to invest for the future

Graham Wylie outside the Speedflex offices in Newcastle

Businessman Graham Wylie heads out on acquisition trail


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