Business

Northumberland Street branch of Northern Rock in Newcastle

UKAR loan repayments hit £12bn mark after strong six months

The business appointed to look after Northern Rock's bad bank assets continues to perform well as economic conditions improve

Tekmar Energy secure contract to supply Dutch windfarm project

Engineers with a Tekmar cable protection system
The Newton Aycliffe subsea cables specialist will supply its TekTube innovation to the Westermeermind project in the Netherlands

Your Move and Reeds Rains parent announces incoming director Adrian Gill

The former non executive director will take over from David Newnes who is set to retire after 35 years

Northumbria University alumni feature in international Disruptive Innovation Festival

The Northumbria University Campus at Manors, Newcastle
The University will feature in the four-week "virtual" festival that focuses on how design has impacted business

George Clarke to lead next month's Entrepreneurs' Forum lineup at Wynyard Hall

George Clarke at the Treehouse in Kielder, Northumberland
The TV architect will be joined by a host of local entrepreneurs at the 'Fortune Favours the Brave' event

Newcastle biotech partners with Bill Gates' charity on TB diagnosis advancement

Prof John Burn, professor of clinical genetics at Newcastle University, he works in the Institute of Human Genetics at the Centre for Life
QuantuMDx has received backing from FIND, a renowned organisation launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Greggs appointed to Prompt Payment Code Advisory Board

Greggs in Trinity Square, Gateshead
Bakery chain joins other big names in industry and the public sector to help tackle bad practice and showcase shining examples

14 businesses find funding through recent Venturefest North East event

Google's Joe Faith talks at Venturefest 14
The well attended Venturefest event on Tyneside put entrepreneurs in front of funders

Subsea firm DeepOcean is looking forward to a bright future

Equipment at DeepOcean
One of the region's premier subsea companies is looking towards a bright future based on a balanced portfolio of work in renewables and oil and gas. Peter McCusker speaks to DeepOcean

Sabic UK return to profit following major restructure

SABIC UK on Teesside
More than 100 jobs were lost in Sabic's restructure last year - but upgrade plans announced this year will future-proof the firm
Dianne Sharp, the new regional director for the CBI

Dianne Sharp: Slugging export market has taken the steam out of the recovery

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: Bus de-regulation brings benefits for the North East

Director of Atomhawk Design Ron Ashtiani pictured at his office within the Northern Design Centre, Gateshead

Business interview: Director of Atomhawk Design, Ron Ashtiani

Wealth and Investment Management

Business Supplement: Wealth and Investment Management

North East Business Executive of the Year Award winners from 2013

North East Business Executive of the Year shortlists announced

Silk Family Law

Silk Family Law: Offering advice and representation from a vastly-experienced team

Information Technology supplement

Business Supplement: Information Technology

The Northumbria University Campus at Manors, Newcastle

Northumbria University alumni feature in international Disruptive Innovation Festival

The University will feature in the four-week "virtual" festival that focuses on how design has impacted business

Your Move and Reeds Rains parent announces incoming director Adrian Gill

The former non executive director will take over from David Newnes who is set to retire after 35 years

Tekmar Energy secure contract to supply Dutch windfarm project

Engineers with a Tekmar cable protection system
The Newton Aycliffe subsea cables specialist will supply its TekTube innovation to the Westermeermind project in the Netherlands
Tim Bailey and Cyril Winskell, pictured outside Tyneside Bar Cafe

Leading architect Cyril Winskell finds a new home

Cyril Winskell has been involved in some of the best known property projects in the region

Out of town office take-up dominates deals

Adrian Hill, director at Highbridge Properties plc, The Elected Mayor of North Tyneside, Norma Redfearn and Geoff Thompson, CEO at Utilitywise
Headline rents in Newcastle city centre are starting to rise as a result of limited Grade A supply

Global media sales firm NRS Media welcomed to Sunderland

The NRS Media Team at their new office in Doxford
NRS will have a team of 25 staff within a year - and there is potential to grow further
H&H Land and Propertys Head of Renewables, Victoria Lancaster

Solar subsidy decision 'shortsighted', says rural adviser

Victoria Lancaster, of H&H Land and Property, says more harm than good will come from plans to remove payments for land with solar panels

Lintz Hall poultry farmer to speak at Hexham conference

Richard Tulip
Richard Tulip to discuss how he and his brother Stephen grew farming operations dramatically, while diversifying into free range

UK fly-grazing bill wins approval at second reading

Julian Sturdy MP's private member's bill on fly-grazing of horses has passed its second reading in the House of Commons
Moves are under way to tackle the problem of horses being left on other people's land, raising safety and welfare concerns
Amy Clarke and Helen Turner of Rosie and Radish

Former graphic designer and illustrator launch greetings card business in North Tyneside

Amy Clarke and Helen Turner created 'Rosie and Radish' after pursuing careers outside of the region

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

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
Tim Bailey and Cyril Winskell, pictured outside Tyneside Bar Cafe

Leading architect Cyril Winskell finds a new home

Cyril Winskell has been involved in some of the best known property projects in the region

Main contractor named for Teesside flagship regeneration project

Artist impression of part of the proposed Western Gateway
Developer Terrace Hill is working with Barr Construction again - and Gateway Middlehaven will open next year

£5m Alnwick housing scheme gets underway

Stephen McCoy, Councillor Allan Hepple, Keith Loraine and Michael Farr
The groundbreaking ceremony in Alnwick represents the start of construction of 58 new homes
Engineers with a Tekmar cable protection system

Tekmar Energy secure contract to supply Dutch windfarm project

The Newton Aycliffe subsea cables specialist will supply its TekTube innovation to the Westermeermind project in the Netherlands

Sabic UK return to profit following major restructure

SABIC UK on Teesside
More than 100 jobs were lost in Sabic's restructure last year - but upgrade plans announced this year will future-proof the firm

North East Chamber of Commerce outlines Autumn Statement priorities

James Ramsbotham
Devolved powers, better infrastructure, and an upskilled workforce listed among measures that could boost the economy

Videos & Photos

Left to right, Airport Chief Executive David Laws, Leader of South Tyneside Council Iain Malcolm, and Bob Schumacher from United Airlines, during the press conference at Newcastle Airport updated

Newcastle International Airport announce direct flights to New York with United Airlines

The new Tune Hotel on Newcastle's Quayside

Popular Tune Hotel sounds call for second hotel in Newcastle

Journal and Gazette Top 200 Business Breakfast Awards Stadium of Light updated

Region celebrates business high fliers at Top 200 breakfast

 

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