Business

Mark Burgess, chief operating officer at Debt Guard Solicitors

New research shows scale of late payment problem in the North East

North East SMEs were burden with £1.6m of trade debt each in the last financial year, according to law firm, Debt Guard Solicitors

New jobs on way as Stockton's Agile Group activates growth plan

Simon Scotchbrook, MD of Agile
Agile expands into a new base in Middlesbrough next year

Succession planning for family farms under discussion at North East seminar

Anne Elliott, agricultural partner at Latimer Hinks
Experts says having a succession plan in place, along with up-to-date partnership or shareholder agreements, has never been more important

Big grid deal for Washington-based Fastflow Energy Services

Fastflow CEO and owner, Neil Armstrong
Since launching two years ago Washington-based Fastflow Energy Services has created jobs for 100 people

Virgin Money to delay Stock Market flotation

A branch of Virgin Money
Uncertainty in the global financial markets leads to delay in IPO

Trio of award nominations for County Durham Crafter's Companion founder

Sara Davies of Crafter's Companion
Sara Davies will hopefully add to her trophy cabinet this year after getting a cluth of award nominations

New chief operating officer of skills specialist Semta on the need to bridge the skills gap

Ann Watson, chief operator officer of Semta
After taking over as head of skills specialist Semta, North East-born Ann Watson explains how employers and educators are joining forces to improve the quality of teaching and training in Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects - essential to engineering and the future of the UK economy

The Monday Interview: Jim Mawdsley, chief executive of Generator

Generator CEO, Jim Mawdsley
From clubs and gigs to building a strategic business programme for all North East creative industries - Jim Mawdsley, chief executive of Generator

Newcastle City Tavern receives accolade nominations

City Tavern on Northumberland Road, Newcastle
Refurbished to the tune of £250,000, Newcastle City Tavern is up for three industry awards

Corporate responsibility more than just a bolt-on, says construction boss

Dan Robinson, chairman of Gus Robinson Developments
A responsible approach to paying firms in its supply chain is crucial at Gus Robinson Developments Ltd

Business Supplement: Change Is Happening

The Fastest 50, 2014

Business Supplement: Fastest 50, 2014

Guests at the Journals Fastest Fifty event held at the Baltic

Fastest 50 awards: See pictures from today's Fastest 50 Awards in Newcastle

The Legal 500

Business Supplement: The Legal 500

2020 Vision - October 2014

2020 Vision, October 2014: North East schools improvement programme welcomed

Kevin Brennan, Chief Executive of Quorn Foods

Top 200, 2014: Quorn set to move up table after strong year

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: Report urges fast track route for North East economy

Anne Elliott, agricultural partner at Latimer Hinks

Succession planning for family farms under discussion at North East seminar

Experts says having a succession plan in place, along with up-to-date partnership or shareholder agreements, has never been more important

The Monday Interview: Jim Mawdsley, chief executive of Generator

Generator CEO, Jim Mawdsley
From clubs and gigs to building a strategic business programme for all North East creative industries - Jim Mawdsley, chief executive of Generator

New jobs on way as Stockton's Agile Group activates growth plan

Simon Scotchbrook, MD of Agile
Stockton-based Agile Group is seeking new people to fill a range of roles after adopting a new business model
City Tavern on Northumberland Road, Newcastle

Newcastle City Tavern receives accolade nominations

Refurbished to the tune of £250,000, Newcastle City Tavern is up for three industry awards

£250,000 investment in dilapidated Sadberge pub pays off

The Serino family have doubled the workforce at their Sadberge pub The Tuns and also run a successful restaurant in Yarm

Team Valley office building to undergo £1m refurbishment

The team at Naylors who are bringing forward the Team Valley office re-development - Simon Taylor , Angus White, Fergus Laird and Phil Garner
Naylors Chartered Surveyors have been instructed to undertake a £1m refurbishment of Talipot House on Team Valley, Gateshead.
Anne Elliott, agricultural partner at Latimer Hinks

Succession planning for family farms under discussion at North East seminar

Experts says having a succession plan in place, along with up-to-date partnership or shareholder agreements, has never been more important

Video highlights farmers' work to protect the environment

Ally Hunter Blair of Channel 4's First Time Farmers is among those involved in the NFU's latest video
Industry-lead Campaign for the Farmed Environment has seen a number of major initiatives designed to preserve farmland wildlife

Survey predicts record wheat harvest

A farmer harvests the last of his wheat crop
NFU warns crop yields will drop unless the threat posed from EU regulation on active ingredients is lessened
Dan Robinson, chairman of Gus Robinson Developments

Corporate responsibility more than just a bolt-on, says construction boss

A responsible approach to paying firms in its supply chain is crucial at Gus Robinson Developments Ltd

ICM chief calls for culture change on late payments during Commons debate

Philip King, chief executive of The Institute of Credit Management (ICM)
Philip King was among those giving evidence to the committee considering the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

Lifting the lid on the 'Pandora's Box' of the North East construction industry

John Dickson
Owen Pugh Group chairman John Dickson says sector is riddled with unethical behaviour when it comes to paying suppliers
Bellway Homes, Jameson Fields development in Ponteland updated

Record revenues of £1.48bn for housebuilders Bellway

Newcastle housebuilders Bellway are toasting record revenues and profits, triggered by the strong customer demand

Lifting the lid on the 'Pandora's Box' of the North East construction industry

John Dickson
Owen Pugh Group chairman John Dickson says sector is riddled with unethical behaviour when it comes to paying suppliers

Gleeson Homes opens second regional office on Teesside

The new team at Gleeson Homes' Teesside office
Demand for affordable homes has prompted Gleeson Homes to open a second North East office
Angus Long of Embryonyx with the Happylegs walking machine

Embryonyx doubles in size as sales of Happylegs invention take off

A healthcare firm is looking to expand into overseas markets with its revolutionary Happylegs product

Business executive of the year warns on growing skills gap

Mike Matthews of Nifco
Nifco boss Mike Matthews says firms must do more to address the growing skills gap in the North East

Tata Steel plans long products division sale

Tata Steel plant
Tata Steel is planning on selling its Long Products division, affecting hundreds of Teesside workers

Videos & Photos

Ally Hunter Blair of Channel 4's First Time Farmers is among those involved in the NFU's latest video

Video highlights farmers' work to protect the environment

Last night's Dynamite Awards celebrated innovation in the North East's growing technology sector

Dynamo awards recognise best IT and technology firms in the North East

Newcastle's Dance City

19 pictures of the best new buildings on Tyneside

 

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