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The Middlehaven site on Teesside

Andrew Hebden: Innovation is the key to success

When it comes to regeneration, the North East has had its fair share of major projects, from the familiar landmarks on the banks of the Tyne to the ambitious Middlehaven scheme in Teesside

A person walking past a job centre

Andrew Hebden: Flexibility is key to cost cutting

I wrote in this column last week that the scourge of unemployment was perhaps the greatest evil of any period of recession and that we needed to do more to mitigate its impact, particularly among the young

Youth unemployment figures remain high

Andrew Hebden: Signs point to upturn for scheme

There's been a welcome glut of good news about the economy recently, but one negative statistic remains stubbornly too high

North East councils have demonstrated vision and leadership with their commitment

Andrew Hebden: It's a big old week for politics

Yesterday was, as this newspaper's correspondent called it on Twitter, "a historic day for North East fans of local government"

Michael Moore and Vince Cable during the UK Green Investment Bank press launch

Earthly Energy's Middlesbrough plant given green energy funding + VIDEO

A PIONEERING energy plant on Teesside yesterday became the first in Britain to be handed funding from the Government’s new green energy bank.

Far East success for Newcastle-born mum

A NEWCASTLE-BORN single mum who emigrated to Hong Kong where she set up her own law firm has seen it clinch two prestigious awards.

North East Business Executive of the Year

North East Business Executive of the Year Awards: A time to celebrate the best in business

It is the night when the North East business community comes together to celebrate the achievements of those individuals who make our companies tick

Andrew Hodgson, chief executive of SMD, right, picks up the top honour from Mark Squires

Subsea success sees Andrew Hodgson honoured at Business Exec awards

THE man who turned around the fortunes of what is now one of the North East’s most successful engineering businesses was named The Journal’s business executive of the year last night.

Technip Offshore Wind accredited two international industry benchmarks

AN offshore wind business is celebrating after its environmental and health management systems were accredited to two international industry benchmarks.

Lucinder Beaumont & Barney Hawkins of Brewin Dolphin

Brewin Dolphin celebrates its milestone at the Sage

INVESTMENT manager Brewin Dolphin will celebrate its 250th anniversary in style at the Sage Gateshead tonight – as it continues to expand in the North East.

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