Tees Valley Unlimited's annual report demonstrates strong performance

Plans to create 25,000 jobs in the Teesside area over the next 10 years have been unveiled by Tees Valley Unlimited

Expansion for growing Redcar technology firm Switch-Growth Ltd

Redcar-based Switch-Growth, a data and information management firm, is doubling in size

'I wouldn't have had a vote. I would have just done it': Michael Heseltine on a mayor for the North East

In a wide ranging interview with the Journal, Lord Heseltine insists the North East is booming - but it would be even better with a mayor

Business leaders back latest round of Regional Growth Fund

The North East Chamber of Commerce is among business groups backing the sixth round of the RGF

North East economic development partnership is 'barely functional' claims MP

The North East LEP has defended itself following claims it is struggling because it doesn't have a chief executive

Thirteen Group CEO Alison Thain becomes regional CBI vice chair

Thirteen Group CEO Alison Thain has been named as the new vice chair of the CBI North East Council

Trade minister pledges support for SMEs looking to export

During a visit to the North East, Trade and Investment Minister Lord Livingston met with business leaders and offered advice to regional firms

Catalyst fund helps ITS secure £800,000 contract

Teesside company Industrial Technology Systems has won work worth £800,000 thanks to loan covering a performance bond

Funding scheme leads to creation of 275 jobs on Teesside

Businesses across the North East are creating hundreds of new jobs thanks to a new investment scheme

New investment scheme creates up to 700 new jobs for Tees Valley

Up to 700 new jobs could be created after the launch of a new investment scheme to support businesses in the Tees Valley

Tees Valley Catalyst Fund's first investment secures £10m contracts

£1.1m performance bond loan enables PCE to secure large-scale work in Saudi Arabia

Leaders urge action on low-carbon economy

Senior industrialists have met with politicians, urging support for UK-plc or face losing out on major green opportunities

Teesside City Deal goes before Government today

Teesside's City Deal bid will be presented to Government later today. Plans will be submitted by local enterprise partnership Tees Valley Unlimited (TVU) in a presentation to Minister for Cities, Greg Clark

Stephen Catchpole set to step down as MD of Tees Valley Unlimited

The man who has led Teesside's regeneration development for the last three years is leaving his position

Tees Valley businesses urged to back Let's Grow for share of £40m

Run through the regional growth fund, Let’s Grow provides grant support from £50,000 to £1m for capital investment or research and development projects that create or safeguard jobs

£66m wind industry injection for North East economy

The North East economy could be boosted by £7bn after Deputy PM Nick Clegg announced details of an offshore wind industry cash injection

North East Chamber of Commerce stage 'Linking Business and Education' event

The North East Chamber of Commerce staged "Linking Business and Education" to discuss benefits of linking education and business and share best practice

North East industry leaders call for investment help

BUSINESS leaders have called for Government intervention to stimulate investment in manufacturing to help level the economy.

COLUMN: Ross Smith - Give us the chance and we'll deliver

THERE has been a gripe down the years that the North East has been unable to work together, while other parts of the country have shown a united front.

Positive view of the North East

Better than expected. That was the view of David Smith, economics editor of The Sunday Times on George Osborne’s fourth Budget to an audience of local businessmen and women invited by Square One Law and HSBC to a dinner on Budget day

North East rallies round to put on tourism awards event

THE shortlist has been announced for tourism awards saved from the closure of the North East’s regional development agency.

Leading North-east figures support Let's Grow campaign

Leading North-east figures have thrown their support behind the Evening Gazette’s £30m bid to drive business growth and potentially create 3,600 jobs in the region

4,400 jobs lined up at oil plant

PLANS for a £2bn crude oil plant which could create up to 4,400 jobs are expected to pave the way for further heavy investment in the region’s resurgent energy industry.

Rekindling the spirit of enterprise

IT HAS been several years in the making, but at last the Institute of Digital Innovation – known by its IDI acronym – has arrived.

Airport boss to take new role

The boss of Durham Tees Valley Airport has been picked as the chair of a new body which aims to boost the economy of Tees Valley.


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