Business

Liz Mayes, new regional head of North East EEF

Manufacturers in the North East call on politicians to re-balance the economy

EEF makes pre-election call, saying the recovery has not reached all sectors of the economy

North East business stars on national stage

Stephen Slater of RMT, Natalia Blagburn of Rivers, who have supported REALsafe, and Andrew Richardson and Zoe Farrington of REALsafe technologies
North East entrepreneurs Zoe Farrington and David Carr go head-to-head at a national event

Business Interview: Paul Stonebanks, managing director, AIS Training

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS Training
Paul Stonebanks discusses why AIS Training is going the extra mile with its customers

Virgin Money announces increased profits and new chairman Glen Moreno

Virgin Money
Newcastle-based bank Virgin Money gearing up for expected stock market flotation with update on progress

Multi-million pound refurbishment of Tyne Tunnel Estate takes a new step forward

UK Land Estates start the next phase of its refurbishment programme at Tyne Tunnel Estate
UK Land Estates is working on the next stage of their major revelopment of the Tyne Tunnel Estate

Moves afoot to tackle the scourge of fly-grazing in the region

CLA North regional director Dorothy Fairburn
Charities and countryside organisations discuss the problems caused by a growing practice and call for a change in the law to tackle it

Wearside's gaming talent academy opens its doors to recruits

Some of the new apprentices and graduates joining Tombola's new academy
Rising stars of the gaming world are getting trained up at the Tombola Academy in Sunderland

Tyneside joinery firm Hastie Burton aims to invest for the future

Lisa and Adrian Brunton
Joinery specialists Hastie Burton has come through the recession to emerge as a strong firm aiming for growth

Businessman Graham Wylie heads out on acquisition trail

Graham Wylie outside the Speedflex offices in Newcastle
Speedflex owner Graham Wylie is aiming to grow the brand into an internationally-renowned fitness concept, using Newcastle as the prototype

Former Newcastle United and Sunderland striker goes into business

Managing Director at Axis 10 Sports Consulting Group and former footballer Louis Saha during the Soccerex Global Convention
Louis Saha has set up firm to protect professional sportsman in their retirement
The Top 200, 2014

Countdown has begun for the annual North East Top 200

Fastest 50, 2014

Hunt goes on for Fastest 50 companies in the North East

North East Business Awards 2015: All you need to know

Julian Leighton at his office in Milburn House, Dean Street

Business Interview: Julian Leighton, Company Director, Orange Bus

Ben Tansey of Alnwick-based re:heat

Ben Tansey, director of Alnwick-based biomass company re:heat

Ian Malcolm, managing director of ElringKlinger (GB)

Ian Malcolm, managing director of Elringklinger GB

Pamela Petty is managing director of Newton Aycliffe firm

Pamela Petty, managing director of Ebac

Liz Mayes, new regional head of North East EEF

Manufacturers in the North East call on politicians to re-balance the economy

EEF makes pre-election call, saying the recovery has not reached all sectors of the economy

North East business stars on national stage

Stephen Slater of RMT, Natalia Blagburn of Rivers, who have supported REALsafe, and Andrew Richardson and Zoe Farrington of REALsafe technologies
North East entrepreneurs Zoe Farrington and David Carr go head-to-head at a national event

Business Interview: Paul Stonebanks, managing director, AIS Training

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS Training
Paul Stonebanks discusses why AIS Training is going the extra mile with its customers
Plans to build a new Aldi food store are being proposed on the site of Armstrong House in Washington

New jobs to follow Aldi store proposal by Jomast

Some 30 new jobs could be created at an Aldi store as part of new plans proposed by Jomast

Open air pool's future secured thanks to North Tyneside-based Opus Green

Peter Thompson, left, and Chris Cassells, MD of Opus Green
Stanhope Open Air Swimming Pool has gone eco-friendly thanks to experts at Opus Green

Kevan Carrick: Garden cities will help the North to boom and bloom

Kevan Carrick
Kevan Carrick of JK Property Consultants, gives his views on the housing crisis and Government plans to increase housing supply
CLA North regional director Dorothy Fairburn

Moves afoot to tackle the scourge of fly-grazing in the region

Charities and countryside organisations discuss the problems caused by a growing practice and call for a change in the law to tackle it

David Hume: How farmers can tackle market volatility

David Hume, rural business consultant at George F. White
David Hume, rural business consultant at George F. White, discusses how farmers can tackle the problem of market volatility

North East MPs join new parliamentary group focused on UK dairy sector

Nick Brown MP, a former Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Work of cross-party group will include an inquiry into the sustainable competitiveness of the dairy industry in the UK
Margaret Manchester, the owner of Durham Hens

Durham hen entrepreneur receives boost from Dragons' Den star Theo Paphitis

Margaret Manchester, who runs Durham Hens - a supplier of hens to the pet market - has won the retail magnate's Small Business Sunday competition

North East SMEs losing out on R&D tax relief

A collection of coins
New analysis shows London dominates in successful applications

Weekend entrepreneur juggles day job and burgeoning ecommerce business

Tony Short
A project manager by day, Tony Short, has found success with his supply of niche planning tools to the digital design industry
Matt Johnson, Development Director at Wynyard Park together with Michael Henderson, Director of Lumsden & Carroll, part of Esh Group

Engineering specialists Lumsden & Carroll secure Wynyard Park contract

Infrastructure work is underway at Wynyard Park, making way for new homes on the 700 acre site

Owen Pugh Group reveal turnover of £37.3m following year of North East investment

John Dickson from Owen Pugh
The construction group said operating profit had increased 6.7% to £985,000

Hebburn community hub goes back to the future with new steel panels

A CGI of the Hub in Hebburn, South Tyneside
High quality steel sheeting will see Hebburn's Hub change colour as its construction unfolds
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

North East manufacturers speed ahead in 2014, EEF survey shows

Andy Tuscher, EEF director for the North East region
The region's manufacturers are motoring ahead in 2014, the EEF's quarterly survey reveals

Express Engineering invest £1.5m in unique machinery at Gateshead factory

Project Manager Andy Morrell and engineers from Japan with new machinery at Express Engineering in Gateshead
Manufacturer of precision machine components to the oil & gas market has invested following Let's Grow funding from The Journal

Videos & Photos

Lisa and Adrian Brunton

Tyneside joinery firm Hastie Burton aims to invest for the future

Graham Wylie outside the Speedflex offices in Newcastle

Businessman Graham Wylie heads out on acquisition trail

The Top 200, 2014

Countdown has begun for the annual North East Top 200

 

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