Business Events

The Journal Top 200 supplement: How to advertise to the region's top decision-makers

It is almost 40 years since The Journal started listing the region’s biggest companies and 2014's excellent and informative supplement is now in production

North East business leaders debate the Scottish question

Journal Independence Breakfast Debate at the Hilton
Expert panel leads discussion on independence at Journal breakfast event

Transport issues on the agenda at the Transport Links Breakfast

East Coast train at Newcastle Central Station
The North East's most pressing transport issues will be debated next month at The Journal and the Evening Gazette's Transport Links Breakfast

Scottish Independence debate date draws near

A reminder that the Scottish independence referendum is on 18 September
The Journal is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss how changes in Scotland could affect the North East economy

Enterprising Women launches Durham support network

Roberta Blackman-Woods, MP for Durham City and Deputy Minister for the North
Enterprising Women is launching a group in Durham to support the aspirations of emerging female entrepreneurs
Current Astley apprentices, from left, James Robinson, Ian Dickson, Tom Milne and Jack Carr

Gateshead signage firm Astley in search of young talent

Gateshead manufacturer is opening up new apprenticeship opportunities as it prepares for Great North Run project

Zine managing director Alan Bradley on the benefits of having apprentices on the books

Bradley, who runs one of the UK's fastest growing digital media agencies, discusses his firm's approach to skills training

Digital media agency Zine secures first international franchisee

Company which employs 30 at Barnard Castle HQ now working with Dubai-based businessman Abu Backer

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

Luke Tanner (right) and his team L-R Abigail, Claire, Lisa and Fran

Newcastle coffee shop Hip Cat Coffee might be the answer to Starbucks queues

Workmen apply the finishing touches to Newcastles newest bar, Tiger Hornsby.

A first look at Newcastle Quayside's latest addition Tiger Hornsby

The Journal Top 200 supplement: How to advertise to the region's top decision-makers


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