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Immunodiagnostic Systems Ltd (IDS) plans to open an operation in Brazil

Sales expected to lift 5% at Immunodiagnostic Systems

South Tyneside-based medical testing kit makers Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDS) have released an upbeat trading statement

Carr's Milling Industries sees pre-tax profits rise to £10.1m

Tim Davies, chief executive of Carr's Milling updated
Food, agriculture and engineering giant Carr’s Milling Industries said it has made a positive start to the year with good performance across its divisions pushing up pre-tax profits by 2% to £10.1m

Business Supplement: New Employment Legislation

New Employment Legislation
The field of employment law is ever changing and the penalty for not keeping up can be huge for employers.  A common problem for many North East businesses comes with protocols that employers are obliged to follow

Seven contract wins for Sunderland pump manufacturer Grundfos

Knud Kraegpoth, senior vice president of group production for Grundfos, and Sunderland general manager Lee Carlin
Sunderland-based Grundfos, the 190-strong UK arm of the Denmark-headquartered Grundfos Group, has recently diversifiedinto bespoke solutions having developed a range of engineered-to-order fire suppressant units

£100m for North East SMEs as firms invest in growth

Pat Dellow, Area Commercial Director for HSBC
HSBC has allocated £100m of finance for North East SMEs after research showed 2014 could mark a turning point for businesses in the region

Business Interviews

Immunodiagnostic Systems Ltd (IDS) plans to open an operation in Brazil

Sales expected to lift 5% at Immunodiagnostic Systems

South Tyneside-based medical testing kit makers Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDS) have released an upbeat trading statement

Investment goal set for the Soccer Factory

Soccer Factory managing director Dan Lewis
The Soccer Factory, on Aycliffe Business Park, County Durham, is aiming to raise £500,000 to develop top-class facilities in currently under-served areas

Seven contract wins for Sunderland pump manufacturer Grundfos

Knud Kraegpoth, senior vice president of group production for Grundfos, and Sunderland general manager Lee Carlin
Sunderland-based Grundfos, the 190-strong UK arm of the Denmark-headquartered Grundfos Group, has recently diversifiedinto bespoke solutions having developed a range of engineered-to-order fire suppressant units
Quorumn Business Park

Two more firms move to Quorum Business Park

Quorum Business Park continues to witness new job growth having recently welcomed two established North East businesses to the North Newcastle business park

Kevan Carrick: North East has a good story to tell -so let's tell the world

Kevan Carrick
When you read this I will be presenting a paper at the 10th Annual International Conference on the Real Estate Market in Croatia

Bulk of North East office deals completed on out-of-town space

The new Baltic Place development in Gatesheade
The first quarter of 2014 saw nearly 170,000 sq ft of office deals in the North East with the bulk of the transactions completed being out-of-town
Margaret Dalton and John Vipond

Two UK sheep industry stalwarts honoured for their work

For only the second time in more than 50 years, the National Sheep Association has shared the George Hedley Memorial Award between two people

Wigton Auction Mart: April 8

Beef Shorthorn cows with their spring-born three month old calves
Hopes Auction Co held their weekly sale of Primestock on April 8 with an entry of 67 Cattle, 12 Bulls, and 1325 Prime Sheep including 168 Ewes

Stas Kubasiewicz: Planning rules relaxed for rural development

A rural farming scene
Stas Kubasiewicz, architect with surveyors Edwin Thompson, looks at changes to planning rules in the countryside
Bridget Holmstrom

Bridget helps Teesside small businesses prepare for growth

Finance expert Bridget Holmstrom has set up a financial company to help Teesside small business owners keep an eye on their balance sheets

Bailey & Co estate agents opens in Jesmond

Property
Regional estate agent Ben Bailey has launched his own practice which he says will provide a more tailor, locally-focused service

North East small business owners urged to spring-clean their finances

Spending chiefs have urged the creation of a new £200m fund to help SMEs
David Ingram of TaxAssist Accountants in Gosforth, Newcastle, is urging small business owners not to be caught out by changes in the latest Budget

Videos & Photos

The Economic Forecast Breakfast at Ramside Hall

Economic Forecast Breakfast highlights key issues for North East economy

The Liquid Envy nightclub, Newcastle

Newcastle nightclub to be demolished for student housing

Andrew Moffat

Port of Tyne Chief Executive Andrew Moffat takes on national role

 

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