THE chief executive of Greggs has backed a call from the Bishop of Durham for firms sitting on record-breaking cash reserves to use the money to invest and create jobs.
THE North East is showing the rest of the UK what can be achieved by developing a strong export-led economy, a senior business leader said last night.
SCORES of the North East’s leading manufacturing companies have signed up to a major Journal-backed initiative to showcase the resurgence of the sector.
Durham University’s Professor Brian Tanner has been a pioneer in bringing the worlds of business and academia together, as PETER JACKSON discovers
BUSINESSES sitting on record-breaking piles of cash need to “find the courage” to take more risks and use the money to invest, grow and create jobs, the Bishop of Durham has said.
THE North Sea oil and gas industry yesterday hailed George Osborne’s decision to offer more tax breaks to bolster investment in the sector.
THE Duke of York will visit the new advanced manufacturing plant for a County Durham car parts firm this week.
NEW measures to make it easier for small businesses to recruit apprentices and drive improved standards of training have been welcomed by Semta, the sector skills council for science, engineering and manufacturing.
ONE of the region’s largest family-owned businesses is set for cautious growth after securing a £3m investment following a refinancing deal.
MORE than three quarters of the workforce made redundant in May following the closure of the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminium smelter in Lynemouth have now been "resettled", the firm revealed yesterday.