Business Supplements

Business Supplement: Best Places To Work in the North East

There are many good reasons why it's great to live and work in the North East and we have some fantastic companies and organisations who offer excellent opportunities

Business Supplements: Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property
Ideas are the lifeblood of every successful business. Protecting, developing and exploiting those ideas is key

Business Supplement: North East Power - Past, Present and Future

North East Power
This 8-page supplement looks at the past, present and future of this important sector

Business supplement: North East Demolition

Read our special eight-page commercial report on the North East Demolition industry

2020 Vision - April 2015: Bringing barristers to the high street

The Journal's 2020 Vision promotes the regeneration of the region – we report on the key events and the outcomes that will affect the future of the North East
North of England Energy, Marine and Offshore Report

Business Supplement: North of England Energy, Marine and Offshore Report

The Journal is pleased to present the March 2015 supplement covering the North of England's Energy, Marine and Offshore industry

Budget was a "purposeful ­foundation" laid down for the regeneration of the North Sea

Angela Upex
Despite the trials and tribulations of the wider offshore industry the subsea sector continues to plan for rapid growth

North East experts ask if falling energy prices could lead to a push-back against renewables?

Tekmar Energy CEO James Ritchie
North East experts examine if rising costs of fossil fuels and a slump in oil prices will curtail development of renewables?
Karen Boswell

Karen Boswell named as new managing director of Hitachi Rail Europe

Karen Boswell was managing director at East Coast Train for five years, until the Virgin Trains franchise took over in March

Operating profits lift at Entek to £7.46m following 'difficult' trading period

The Entek Factory in Killingworth
The specialist battery component maker, based in Killingworth, grew profits but turnover dipped to £39.42m

Improved performance at Turbo Power Systems Inc. as strategic review continues

Turbo Power Systems
Board says there can be "no certainty" that proposals to sell the business will go ahead, or on the terms on which this could happen

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Omlis begins recruitment drive to treble headcount by the end of the year

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The technology firm, which has won a series of contracts, has benefitted from the growing mobile payments market - and from concerns about fraud

Gateshead-based Aspire Technology Solutions motors ahead with Benfield Group

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Gateshead-based Aspire has signed a deal with Benfield after a competitive tender process that involved nine national firms
Tesco

Supermarket giant Tesco reports £6.4bn annual loss following disastrous year

The full-year loss is believed to be one of the largest in UK corporate history, and includes a £3.8bn write-down after a review of its portfolio.

Vaulkhard Group Ltd formed as brothers merge leisure businesses to drive expansion plans

Brothers and business partners, Oliver and Harry Vaulkhard (left and right) and Sintons Partner Christopher Welch (middle)
Vaulkhard Group owns a number of pubs and bars on Tyneside and Northumberland, as well as having a property portfolio

Bake-Off star Mary Berry helps launch new Barker and Stonehouse store in Stockton

James Barker and Mary Berry at the opening of Barker and Stonehouse's Stockton store
New shop is return to its roots for Barker and Stonehouse, which started in Stockton in 1946

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