Angela Upex

Angela Upex

Commercial Editor, Trinity Mirror North East - Angela Upex leads the commercial editorial team to deliver content across our portfolio of news brands online and in print across the region. She is responsible for all business and commercial supplements including Top 200, Most Influential, Vision Magazine, Fastest 50, Manufacturers League, Energy, Marine and Offshore, Homemaker, Motors and Recruitment.

All Stories

North East business leaders attend the BMS event - pics supplied by Esh UK

North East businesses sign up to help secondary schools throughout the region

Businesses in the North East pledge to support 60 secondary schools throughout the region by helping employability skills

John Hays, managing director of Hays Travel

The Journal Top 200: How to make sure your company is in the running

Breaking into the Top 200 list, or staying in it, enables smaller firms, by such associations to impress potential clients with the sort of company they can keep

A shopper with carrier bags

UK shoppers cut back on spending

The latest retail sales index from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG showed that like-for-like sales fell 0.8% compared with a year ago, with total sales when including shops open for less than a year up just 0.6%

Containers at Teesport

Call to tackle the 'fear' of expanding overseas

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said a poll of 4,700 companies revealed that 90% had ambitions to grow domestically but only 43% had international plans

Manufacturing sector

UK manufacturing sector suffers from decline

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the manufacturing sector slumped 1.3% in May against the previous month

Mike Ashley

Mike Ashley to be paid bonus as Sports Direct votes to pay out

Newcastle United owner's multi-million pound windfall is approved at fourth time of asking at special meeting


UK manufacturing employment rose for the fourteenth successive month

Data from the closely watched CIPS/Markit purchasing managers’ index survey for June gave a better-than-expected reading of 57.5, up from 57 a month earlier

Michael Owen and John McDonough celebrate their new business link

Former Newcastle United striker Michael Owen backs County Durham whisky firm

Former NUFC striker Owen has become the latest sportsman to back a drinks brand Spey Whisky

Sarah Stewart and Andrew Moffat

Port of Tyne sponsors EAT! NewcastleGateshead festival

The Port of Tyne has announced its sponsorship of NewcastleGateshead Initiative's food and drink festival EAT! NewcastleGateshead 2014

Carphone Warehouse

Results shine light on Dixons and Carphone Warehouse deal

Merger of Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail Group will be in the spotlight when the pair announce results covering the last year


David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer