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Immunodiagnostic Systems

Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings plc anticipates further drop in revenue

Testing kit maker says it remains committed to the continued execution of a strategic plan based on four main objectives

County Durham training firm launches rail apprentices division

Tony Hobbs, founder of Baltic Training Services
The County Durham initiative hopes to benefit from billions promised to improve rail infrastructure in the coming years

Japanese giants Komatsu and Nissan to work together on NEAA project

Nissan's vice president for manufacturing in the UK, Kevin Fitzpatrick, and Paul Blanchard, manufacturing director at Komatsu UK, with Nissan and Komatsu vehicles
The firms will share tips as one of the first link-ups organised by the new North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA)

Northern Counties Builders Federation baffled by poor take-up of financial merits

Jeff Alexander of Surgo Construction
The federation is considering giving three £1,000 bursaries to interested North East Universities - a welcome boost for students

Gentoo's £92m homes scheme on site of Prudhoe Hospital gets approval

An aerial view of the planned Prudhoe Hall development by Gentoo
Architects Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall have designed the scheme, which will secure around 140 construction jobs

Sports Direct ahead of expectations on profit before tax, conference will be told

Sports Direct
Retailer Sports Direct to host event for 900 staff and partners, updating them on the company's current and future performance

Expanding Sunderland business Lasercutouts targets new jobs

Councillor Harry Trueman, deputy leader, Sunderland City Council and Paul Stott, owner of Lasercutouts
Lasercutouts' new base in Crowther Industrial Estate give it space to prepare for the Christmas rush – which starts in June.

Tyneside firm ensures technology transfer to Bric subsidiary

Brazilian engineer Glaucio Cordeiro who has come to Tyneside
Express Engineering is ensuring that its Brazilian subsidiary is benefitting from its long-established expertise

Dynamo to host event showcasing careers opportunities in IT to young people

Charlie Hoult at Dynamo 14
Among the highlights of the Get Into IT afternoon will be interactive panel sessions with local businesses

Family firm secures £100m refinance deal to drive forward property investments

Visage , in South Shields
Union Property Services is owned by the Sehgal family who founded fashion firm Visage which was sold for £175m in 2010
Five Guys burger restaurant in Friary Street, Guildford

Five Guys among new restaurants set to open at intu Metrocentre in Gateshead

Restaurant chains Coast to Coast and Five Guys have signed lease deals to open at the Gateshead shopping complex intu Metrocentre

Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings plc anticipates further drop in revenue

Immunodiagnostic Systems
Testing kit maker says it remains committed to the continued execution of a strategic plan based on four main objectives

Northern Counties Builders Federation baffled by poor take-up of financial merits

Jeff Alexander of Surgo Construction
The federation is considering giving three £1,000 bursaries to interested North East Universities - a welcome boost for students
Wallsend Town Hall

Tyneside business centre welcomes newest tenant and celebrates major milestone

Property development company Sovereign Adavo has welcomed another tenant to The Town Hall in Wallsend

Newcastle Cathedral Buildings close to full occupancy a year after acquisition by Minel Group

The vacant suite inside Cathedral Buildings, Newcastle
The building - home to the famed Vampire Rabbit and Marco Polos restaurant - has just 1,900sqft of space left to lease

Speculative developments needed to draw investors to North East

Ongoing work on the Stephenson Quarter development on Forth Banks
Agents say the North East needs to find a way to encourage developers back to the market to give businesses space to grow
Andrew Rimmer with the Northumberland County Show 2015 Dairy Champion, Haresfoot Napier Bella

Exceptional sheep and cattle entries at the Northumberland County Show 2015

Sheep steward says Champion of Champions a "real show sheep" with extremely rare character at the Northumberland County Show

Sheep and equine results from the Northumberland County Show 2015

Record number of classes and breeds at this years Northumberland County Show
There was a bumper entry in this year's sheep and equine categories at Monday's Northumberland County Show

Cattle results from the Northumberland County Show 2015

Record number of classes and breeds at this years Northumberland County Show
Tweedale Harika from Northfield Park in Dumfrieshire was named Supreme Pedigree Beef Champion at the Northumberland County Show 2015
Anna Soubry

North East firms have designs on the new Minister for Small Business Anna Soubry

Regional small businesses weigh in on what the newly created ministerial post will mean for them, including their hopes and fears

North East chemistry teacher ditches the classroom to launch his own craft beer

Nick Smith, (far left) with friends updated
Nick Smith has started The Steam Machine Brewing Company with the aim to bring North East brewed keg craft beer to drinkers

Employer Achievement Awards to celebrate North East SMEs who have upskilled staff

The team from A Khan Restaurants who are nominated for Employer Achievement Awards
Employers who used Intraining's free Skills Support for the Workforce programme will compete at awards
Jeff Alexander of Surgo Construction

Northern Counties Builders Federation baffled by poor take-up of financial merits

The federation is considering giving three £1,000 bursaries to interested North East Universities - a welcome boost for students

Gentoo's £92m homes scheme on site of Prudhoe Hospital gets approval

An aerial view of the planned Prudhoe Hall development by Gentoo
Architects Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall have designed the scheme, which will secure around 140 construction jobs

Business Supplement: Constructing Excellence

Constructing Excellence
An 8-page report on the recent Constructing Excellence Awards 2015, the highlight of the year for the North East construction industry
Brazilian engineer Glaucio Cordeiro who has come to Tyneside

Tyneside firm ensures technology transfer to Bric subsidiary

Express Engineering is ensuring that its Brazilian subsidiary is benefitting from its long-established expertise

County Durham training firm launches rail apprentices division

Tony Hobbs, founder of Baltic Training Services
The County Durham initiative hopes to benefit from billions promised to improve rail infrastructure in the coming years

Japanese giants Komatsu and Nissan to work together on NEAA project

Nissan's vice president for manufacturing in the UK, Kevin Fitzpatrick, and Paul Blanchard, manufacturing director at Komatsu UK, with Nissan and Komatsu vehicles
The firms will share tips as one of the first link-ups organised by the new North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA)

Videos & Photos

Andrew Rimmer with the Northumberland County Show 2015 Dairy Champion, Haresfoot Napier Bella

Exceptional sheep and cattle entries at the Northumberland County Show 2015

Northumberland County Show 2015: Thousands flock to Bywell Hall for annual event

Newcastle Central Station

Newcastle Central Station regeneration triggers further investment into city centre

 

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