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Balfour Beatty rejects third Carillion advance as deadline looms

The Board of Balfour Beatty say Carillion's revised proposals fail to address concerns about downsizing and the sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff

Tyneside's Forfusion reach record £1.4m turnover and double workforce

Steven Forrest, CEO of Wallsend's Forfusion
The Wallsend-based technology services firm have secured major contracts with the likes of HMRC and Intu

North East Local Enterprise Partnership launches recruitment drive for new leader

Ed Twiddy, director at North East Local Enterprise Partnership
A new chief executive is sought for the North East Local Enterprise Partnership following the departure of Ed Twiddy

Sanlam Private Wealth sets up second North East office

Employees at Sanlam Private Wealth, from left, Craig McPherson (Business Development Manager), Sheila Tindle (Senior Investment Manager), Debbie Lister (Administrator), Mike Middleton ( Chartered Financial Planner), Jonty Warneken (Head of Teesside Office), Stephen Richardson (Senior Investment Manager), Helen Cairns (Administrator/Secretary), Mark McMullan (Senior Investment Manager), and John Pearson (Senior Investment Manager)
Fast-growing investment firm is one of only two such companies in the UK to receive an AA rating

North East business leaders debate the Scottish question

Journal Independence Breakfast Debate at the Hilton
Expert panel leads discussion on independence at Journal breakfast event

Business Interviews

Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty rejects third Carillion advance as deadline looms

The Board of Balfour Beatty say Carillion's revised proposals fail to address concerns about downsizing and the sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff

Tyneside's Forfusion reach record £1.4m turnover and double workforce

Steven Forrest, CEO of Wallsend's Forfusion
The Wallsend-based technology services firm have secured major contracts with the likes of HMRC and Intu

Cash boost for County Durham coffee firm

Front, from left, John Evans and Mark Porteous of Beanies with, back, from left, Jonathan Luke of NEL and Ben Williamson of Clive Owen & Co
Beanies The Flavour Co has secured £300,000 from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund to develop its product portfolio
Inside of the tea rooms & guest house in Tynemouth that is up for sale

Tynemouth tearooms and guest house leasehold for sale

The chance to run one of the busiest businesses in Tynemouth has become available

Bradley Hall aids CCN UK's move to new premises in South Tyneside

Bradley Hall has helped fast-growing building materials manufacturer CCN UK expand its footprint at a prominent South Tyneside business park
Manufacturer CCN UK has taken up space on Simonside East Industrial Estate, South Tyneside

Arch launch Northumberland property survey

Arch
Northumberland Development Company Arch is calling upon businesses to take part in a unique property survey
Charlie Maclaren of the National Beef Association

National Beef Association appoints nutrition expert

Charlie Maclaren will be working to improve health within the British cattle industry

Defra guidance on CAP still lacks detail, says NFU

Meurig Raymond President of the NFU
Farming body welcomes new information, but says more clarity is required on greening measures

Portly North East horses put on a diet after gorging on overgrown pastures

Overweight pony
Bumper grass growth fattens livestock in the North East this summer - but it's not good news for horse owners
Front, from left, John Evans and Mark Porteous of Beanies with, back, from left, Jonathan Luke of NEL and Ben Williamson of Clive Owen & Co

Cash boost for County Durham coffee firm

Beanies The Flavour Co has secured £300,000 from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund to develop its product portfolio

Platinum Cleaning Products to grow after securing new premises

Michelle and Simon Dixon of Platinum Cleaning Products in Newton Aycliffe
County Durham business intend to take on more staff and open three new UK hubs

Bike shop expands on Royal Quays and searches for apprentice

Royal Quays Centre, North Shields
Land Rover bikes has rebranded as the Royal Quays Cycle Centre and relocated to a larger store within the centre

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Adderstone Group chairman unveils £17m student development plans

Sun rises over a rig's coil tubing in Australia, sent in by Mark Godbolt updated

Washington-based Oil Consultants giving unique insight into life on oil rigs

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Dozens of schools sign up to unique business and education partnership

 

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