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Newcastle recruitment firm NRG launch drive for technical team at Durham-based Atom bank

Around 450 jobs will be filled at Durham-headquartered Atom Bank - the UK's first truly digital bank - over the next five years

Regent Centre office scheme in Newcastle could be turned into 400 homes

Regent Centre in Gosforth
Developers Omnia said they are "exploring options" and that no plans have been set in stone

Family firm Peterlee Glass targets further growth after £2.9m takeover

Peterlee Glass managing director Graeme Hawes at the company's trade centre in Peterlee
"Becoming part of the Brownhills Investment portfolio is massive opportunity for us," - Graeme Hawes, managing director

April fool: plans for pub wrapped around Grey's Monument are not true

Artists impression of Club Monument updated
Our story on plans for an Earl Grey-themed pub in the centre of Newcastle appear to have amused many (but fooled no-one)

Tim Evans speaks of pride as he retires as head of Knight Frank's Newcastle office

Tim Evans of Knight Frank
"There is true vitality here with all working as one for the good of all. It is very special," says Tim Evans

Decommissioning of North Sea oil infrastructure is opportunity for the region

Murchison oil field
Last year saw the spend on decommissioning top £1bn for the first time

North East Supporting Export award to highlight the companies working behind the scenes

Prize at the North East Exporters Awards will highlight the companies who helped other firms to trade overseas

Cold brew coffee hits Fenwick's shelves thanks to Ponteland-based entrepreneur

Josh Thompson of The Speciality Coffee Company
Josh Thompson, who runs The Specialty Coffee Company and is co-founder of Lola's Coffee, has launched Point Blank Cold Brew

Two more panel members announced for North East devolution breakfast

Fergus Trim, Broadoak Asset Management director
Developer Fergus Trim and Luke Raikes, from the IPPR North think tank, will be on the panel at event organised by The Journal

Northumberland teenager wins scholarship to help studies to become a gamekeeper

Ryan Taylor
Ryan Taylor from Northumberland is hoping to follow a family tradition by working as a gamekeeper
Atom bank

Newcastle recruitment firm NRG launch drive for technical team at Durham-based Atom bank

Around 450 jobs will be filled at Durham-headquartered Atom Bank - the UK's first truly digital bank - over the next five years

Family firm Peterlee Glass targets further growth after £2.9m takeover

Peterlee Glass managing director Graeme Hawes at the company's trade centre in Peterlee
"Becoming part of the Brownhills Investment portfolio is massive opportunity for us," - Graeme Hawes, managing director

April fool: plans for pub wrapped around Grey's Monument are not true

Artists impression of Club Monument updated
Our story on plans for an Earl Grey-themed pub in the centre of Newcastle appear to have amused many (but fooled no-one)
Tim Evans of Knight Frank

Tim Evans speaks of pride as he retires as head of Knight Frank's Newcastle office

"There is true vitality here with all working as one for the good of all. It is very special," says Tim Evans

Surveying industry appeals for more North East women to join its ranks

Hannah Furness
RICS launch campaign to encourage more North East women to consider surveying as a career option, in a bid to tackle workforce diversity issues

Business Supplement: Commercial Property Quarterly

An 8-page report on the region's commercial property marketplace
Ryan Taylor

Northumberland teenager wins scholarship to help studies to become a gamekeeper

Ryan Taylor from Northumberland is hoping to follow a family tradition by working as a gamekeeper

No North East areas in list of top places to live in the countryside

Douglas Chalmers, CLA North director of policy & public affairs
CLA says the list shows the need to invest in employment and services in the North East countryside

UK's largest show and sale of pedigree Holstein Friesian bulls to take place in Carlisle on April 8

David Wright with 72 Berryholme Cashmer, among the bulls to be sold at Borderway Mart on April 8, 2015
Dairy auctioneer Glyn Lucas says event is recognised as the leading show and sale of its kind
Nick Smith, (far left) with friends updated

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

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

Senior business leaders offer free intensive leadership course for North East SMEs

Lucy Armstrong Chief executive, The Alchemists, Newcastle
Invest NewcastleGateshead and Common Purpose have teamed with some of the region’s high profile business leaders to help SMEs grow
Profound Services managing director Steven Ward

Training provider helps 69 people enter the construction industry in the North East

Profound Services delivers eight-week programme that prepares 16-18 year olds for life in the construction sector

Newcastle based Bellway builds on growth plans with 52% rise in half-year operating profit

Bellway Homes
Housebuilder Bellway announces 56.3% rise in interim dividend after healthy results, buoyed by a robust market

South Tyneside family firm Jensen Construction passes to the next generation

Bricklaying
Nicky Wood is taking over from her parents as South Tyneside business marks significant milestone
Steve Blacker has joined KPMGs Northern practice to head its Innovation Reliefs and Incentives group

Appointments: KPMG boosts its Innovation Reliefs and Incentives group with new associate partner

Steve Blacker has joined KPMG’s Northern practice to head its Innovation Reliefs and Incentives group

Cramlington manufacturer Copperchase Ltd secures $6m contract in Southern Iraq

Crosland Park in Cramlington
The Cramlington firm used a £200,000 loan from the Tees Valley Catalyst Fund to secure a performance bond needed to land the deal

North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) to be launched at Nissan Sunderland

Nissan in Sunderland
New body will aim to boost the region's crucial automotive sector, which generates £7bn of sales annually

Videos & Photos

James Barker and Mary Berry at the opening of Barker and Stonehouse's Stockton store

Bake-Off star Mary Berry helps launch new Barker and Stonehouse store in Stockton

Visualsoft named company of the year at Teesside Business Awards

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North East Business Awards Teesside Heat RECAP from Teesside University's Olympia Building

 

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