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Most Influential 2014: The Journal list of the North East's movers and shakers

The North East's most influential people in business are revealed in the 2014 edition of The Journal's Most Influential

Business Supplement: Proud to Back Apprenticeships - Filling the Skills Gap

Proud to Back Apprenticeships
Read our 16 page supplement that reports what is being done in the North East to address the skills gap issue

#NETwitterati 2014: The North East social media influence list

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The North East Twitterati has seen hundreds of people voting for people, organisations or bloggers who make the greatest impact on Twitter

Most Influential 2014: The Journal reveals the North East's movers and shakers

The Journal Most Influential 2014
The North East's most influential people in business are revealed in the 2014 edition of The Journal's Most Influential          

Business supplement: Manufacturers League

Manufacturers League supplement
The region's manufacturing industry is outperforming its counterparts in every other area of the country and is the powerhouse of our economy
Energy, Marine and Offshore Industry

Business Supplement: Energy, Marine and Offshore Industry

The Journal is pleased to present the second of its twice annual publications covering the North of England's Energy, Marine and Offshore industry

Washington Oil and gas recruitment firm strike £50m sales

Helen Smith, with Andrew Hopper (left) and Andrew Gaunt (right)
Washington-based Oil Consultants, which provides top talent to the global oil and gas industry, forecasts revenues of up to £50m for the current financial year, up from £27m in the year to July 2013, growth the firm attributes to its rapid geographical expansion

Business Supplement: North of England Energy and Offshore report

Energy and offshore report
The Journal is proud to present the first of its twice annual reports covering the North of England's Energy, Marine and Offshore industry
Nissan Leaf production line

EU urged to act fast on electric vehicle investment as Juncker provides investment hopes

Sevcon's Matt Boyle says the EU needs to "get its skates on" as €315bn investment programme revealed

North East manufacturing leaders call for greater sector support

L-R Andrew Moorby Tait Walker, Ian Malcolm ElringKlinger GB, Paul Stewart Chirton Engineering and Greg Robson, from Caterpillar
Hosted by accountancy firm Tait Walker, the People Agenda roundtable event saw issues such as industry perception, the education experience gap and upskilling of existing workforces take centre stage

Gateshead green transport firm Sevcon starts manufacturing in Malaysia

Matt Boyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of the electric vehicle control manufacturer Sevcon
The new contract is also set to increase the headcount at Sevcon’s Team Valley headquarters over the next 12 months

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North East digital marketer aids national campaign that will put political leaders up for live debate

North Easterner Steve Cole has played a hand in the Bite the Ballot campaign and its mission to engage young people in politics

Business Interview: Gospelware's Michael Dunn on a life of mobile development

Michael Dunn of Gospelware in Gateshead
Michael Dunn, along with co-founder Ryan Davies, has steadily built Gospelware into one of the most prominent names in digital mobile development across the North East

Ignite100 accelerator takes on new startups with ten new businesses joining the programme

A student assembles a train produced from a 3D digital file by I Can Make
Ignite100 which opened its Campus North doors in June had ten new businesses join the programme last week
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Crown Estate applies to expand Silverlink Shopping Park

Around 50 new jobs will be created as part of The Crown Estate's construction plans for Silverlink Shopping Park

Leisure firms expands by opening new Newcastle bar and restaurant

The Botanist Newcastle general manager Andrew Shiel-Redfern
Could the soon-to-open Botanist bar become Newcastle's most luxurious venue?

Finishing touches made to Lola Jeans ahead of opening tonight

Staff and contractors hard at work preparing for the opening night of Lola Jean's in Market Street
Newcastle's newest cocktail bar and eatery will occupy the former Godfather restaurant on Market Street

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