Karen Overbury

Karen Overbury

Karen Overbury is Deputy Head of our Business & Commercial Unit, which writes and produces the daily Journal Business pages plus business and commercial supplements. Karen is also editor of The Journal homemaker with a special interest in residential and commercial property.

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Steph McGovern

Steph McGovern named as guest speaker at The Fastest 50 Awards

The Fastest 50 organised in association with The Journal have announced BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern as guest speaker at next month's awards

Fastest 50, 2014

Hunt goes on for Fastest 50 companies in the North East

An analysis of winning companies in the Fastest 50 has shown that manufacturing and engineering businesses are helping to shape the region's recovery

Fastest 50, 2014

Award win 'made us believe': SMH Products speak of their delight at Fastest 50 accolade

As the countdown continues to this year's definitive list of the fastest growing companies in the North-East, the reigning Fastest Growing North East Business is reflecting on the transformative effect that its win has had on the company

Rachel Batchelor Homemaker Belsay

Homemaker featured property: Belsay period property oozes rural charm

The charming period property in Belsay, Northumberland, has been her family home for almost 40 years

Candida Whitmill, managing director Penultimate Power UK

Nuclear world-first for North East technology partners

A Newcastle company is aiming to develop the world’s first lower-cost, factory-assembled, nuclear power plant. Peter McCusker speaks to managing director Candida Whitmill

Paul Scrimshaw, owner of Marilyn & Melrose, which has taken a five-year lease on 12 Narrowgate, Alnwick

Alnwick shopping parade fully occupied after string of deals

Four independent businesses have taken up space in properties on Narrowgate, a popular retail hub in Alnwick's Castle Quarter

Aerial shot of the Team Valley Trading Estate

Investing in the future of the North East

Two leading commercial property experts explain the importance of inward investment in the North East

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: It's time to deliver...

Kevan Carrick gives his thoughts on the funding allocation for LEPs in the first wave of funding for the Government's Growth Deal

NBS staff team on the recent Alzheimer's Society's Tyneside Memory Walk

Newcastle Building Society staff raise more than £14,000 for dementia charity

Kind-hearted staff from Newcastle Building Society have completed a year-long fundraiser in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

Gosforth High Street

Focus on Newcastle and its suburbs: Diverse activity in and out of city

Two commercial property experts look at the activity in Newcastle and its suburbs

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