Business Supplements

Business Supplement: Commercial Property Quarterly

An 8-page report on the region's commercial property marketplace

The Budget 2015: 16-page report on George Osborne's Budget statement

The Budget 2015
Read our 16-page report on Chancellor George Osborne's last Budget before the general election

Business supplement: Apprenticeships - Filling the Skills Gap

Filling the skills gap
The Journal is proud to have played its part in encouraging encouraging companies to create apprenticeships to ensure the North East is capable of maintaining a skilled workforce

Business Supplement: Manufacturers' League

Manufacturers' League
The North East manufacturing industry is outperforming its counterparts in every other area of the country and is the powerhouse of our economy

Business supplement: Community Regeneration and Social Housing

Community Regeneration and Social Housing. An 8-page report on creating places where people are proud to live
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
From left: Martin Robinson, David Rose (both Fuda Hobart Rose Ltd) and Cameron Ross (MAS)

North Shields furniture factory expects 100 jobs to be created after re-shoring work from China

Fuda-Hobart Roser uses Manufacturing Advisory Service funding to bring work back to the North East

Hitachi Rail Europe's Newton Aycliffe train factory connected to national rail network

The track completion marking a significant milestone for Britain's newest train factory in Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham
Completed factory will serve as a Hitachi Rail Europe facility for train manufacturing and assembly

Appointments: Nicholson Consultancy managing director appointed as growth coach for GrowthAccelerator

Andrew Nicholson, managing director of Nicholson Consultancy
The GrowthAccelerator initiative has appointed Andrew Nicholson, managing director of Nicholson Consultancy to the growth coach role

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Newcastle firm will use consortium funding to explore the potential for an internet-based platform originally designed to aid sufferers of insomnia

Perfect Image chief executive Andrew Robson says the tipping point in true cloud computer is now upon us - sponsored feature

Andrew Robson, chief executive of Perfect Image
Cloud computing has grown up and Perfect Image is bringing reliable and secure power to customers, maximising flexibility without adding to overheads - sponsored feature

Forfusion Ltd is first North East business to launch PR software - sponsored feature

Pragmatist is a cloud-based platform built on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, designed to put the issues that keep PRs awake at night to bed.
Tyneside IT and business consultancy Forfusion Ltd aims to become a major player in the PR supplier market with a new Microsoft platform - sponsored feature
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Sunderland's Albion pub given new lease of lease

Kostas Aslanidis, who also owns the Marina Vista Ristorante at Roker Marina, bought The Albion five months ago and has worked with wife, Lijie Zhang, and a team of craftsman to refurbish it

Gateshead stag and hen firm on track for year of growth

Matt Mavir from Last Night of Freedom
Gateshead-based Last Night of Freedom aims to take advantage of growing economy with integrated product offering

North Country Leisure becomes subsidiary of UK's largest not-for-profit leisure firm

West Denton pool
Formed in the 1990s, both GLL and NCL have strong reputations in developing and delivering high quality leisure activities

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The former Co-operative department Store on Gallowgate, Newcastle

Newcastle Premier Inn on track to open in former Co-operative building in November


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