Business Supplements

Conference Training and Events supplement

Business Supplement: Conference Training and Events

The North East is a first-class destination for conferences and events. This eight-page supplement reports on some region's modern and successful venues that can support international and national conferences

Business Supplement: Manufacturers League

Manufacturers League
The region's manufacturing industry is outperforming its counterparts in every other area of the country. This supplement highlights some of the region's great successes

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

Business supplement: Community Regeneration & Social Housing

Community Regeneration & Social Housing
Sustainable communities are places where a wide mix of people want to live and work now and in the future

Business supplement: Tyne Valley Business Review

Tyne Valley Business Review
The Tyne Valley is one of Northumberland's great places in which to live, work and do business
Helen Smith, with Andrew Hopper (left) and Andrew Gaunt (right)

Washington Oil and gas recruitment firm strike £50m sales

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

AIS Training helping plug skills gap in the engineering sector with new course

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS
AIS Training, which is developing its £2.4m offshore survival training centre in North Shields, North Tyneside, has become one of only a handful of companies globally to offer a specific training package to electricians and engineers looking to work offshore
Fastest 50, 2014

Fastest 50 businesses for 2014 revealed

The 2014 Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 contains businesses from a wide range of sectors, from construction and engineering to care homes and retail

Proton Power Systems grows sales 60% as it enters new overseas markets

Proton Power Systems fuel cells are to be used in Austrian buses updated
Green energy specialists Proton Power Systems are eyeing Asian markets with their revolutionary products

Life sciences firm expands with move to Wilton Centre near Redcar

Inside the Absolute Antibody laboratory
Redcar's Wilton Centre has attracted a new firm which is relocating its labs from Oxfordshire

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Two models of the dark matter distribution in the halo of a galaxy like the Milky Way, separated by the white line. The colours represent the density of dark matter, with red indicating high-density and blue indicating low-density.
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Durham University spin-out FScan Ltd secures deal for cancer diagnosis technology

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FScan Ltd has agreed a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement with Glide Pharma that will see the Oxfordshire-based firm exploit its lanthanide technology
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Some North East Phones 4u jobs saved in Dixons Carphone plc deal

39 staff at Phones 4u concessions within North East Currys and PC World stores have been offered jobs there

Massive increase in pre-tax profits for JD Sports as it expands into Europe

A JD Sports shop
High Street sports fashion retailer JD Sports grew pre-tax profits to £16.4m in the half year to August 2, up from £6m in 2013

Pub operators Wear Inns on the acquisition trial as turnover grows to £13.4m

John Weir and John Sands, chief executive offficer and chairman of Wear Inns
The County Durham pub group operates 26 venues across the North East and Yorkshire

Videos & Photos

Left to right, Paul Varley, Steve Harper and Richard Metcalfe

Steve Harper and sporting friends launch Oddballs underwear business

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


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