Business

Joe Faith, product manager at Google UK

Google man tells North East entrepreneurs that failing fast will speed up success

Joe Faith, a product manager at Google, talked to Venturefest North East about how the search giant goes about innovation

Region celebrates business high fliers at Top 200 breakfast

Journal and Gazette Top 200 Business Breakfast Awards Stadium of Light
Nissan takes top spot for fourth year in a row, as more than 200 people turn out for business breakfast at Stadium of Light

Silverstone Building Consultancy appointed to drive Pulman's investment programme

Richard Farrey, director of Silverstone Building Consultancy, with Ian Buckle, finance director of Pulman Group
Silverstone has created a "pop up" showroom for Pulman to keep the wheels turning before the new dealership opens

Helideck contract propels County Durham firms

Steve Hadwin, offshore industrial fire tutor, Paul Hutchinson, D&S Construction Services project manager and Chris Brown, technical services manager
Revenues are set to reach £2.5m by April 2015 at D&S Services and D&S Construction

Robust trading statement published by Newcastle's Go-Ahead Group

A Go North East Bus, part of the Go-Ahead company
Newcastle-headquartered firm Go-Ahead Group published the statement for the period from June 29 to October 20 2014, ahead of its annual general meeting on Friday

North East firm looking to develop tuberculosis diagnostic device aims to raise £1.6m

Sapient Sensors Limited's field diagnostic equipment
Sapient Sensors is hoping to bring its sim card-like field diagnostic tool to market, to prevent disease

North East Business Executive of the Year shortlists announced

North East Business Executive of the Year Award winners from 2013
The waiting is over - the shortlist of finalists in one of the region's biggest awards is finally unveiled

Losses increase to £32.6m at Ineos Newton Aycliffe

INEOS logo
Turnover has also dropped by 52% after the firm sold two of its businesses

Boldon company Playlists.net acquired by Warner-owned company

Founder & chief executive of Playlists.net, Kieron Donoghue
Newcastle start-up was among the first to capitalise on the opportunities presented by Spotify and streaming music

New chief operating officer of skills specialist Semta on the need to bridge the skills gap

Ann Watson, chief operator officer of Semta
After taking over as head of skills specialist Semta, North East-born Ann Watson explains how employers and educators are joining forces to improve the quality of teaching and training in Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects - essential to engineering and the future of the UK economy
Information Technology supplement

Business Supplement: Information Technology

Dynamites 14 supplement

Business Supplement: Dynamites 14

Generator CEO, Jim Mawdsley

The Monday Interview: Jim Mawdsley, chief executive of Generator

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: North East workers need fair pay

Business Supplement: Change Is Happening

The Fastest 50, 2014

Business Supplement: Fastest 50, 2014

Guests at the Journals Fastest Fifty event held at the Baltic

Fastest 50 awards: See pictures from today's Fastest 50 Awards in Newcastle

North East works as one at Mipim UK property showcase in London

Last week's Mipim property showcase in London saw an unprecedented public-private partnership come together to sell the North East to potential investors. Christopher Dobson was at the event to see the marketing push

New grant scheme could help deliver thousands of jobs to the North East

Chris Johnson and Nicky Atkinson, FW Capital Investment Executives, and Bill Scott CEO, Wilton Engineering Services
North East manufacturers can now secure unique financial support which should help them land larger contracts and grow more quickly. Peter McCusker reports

FES International report profitable year despite drop in UK turnover

Managing director of FES International Rob Anderson
The Northumberland fluid transfer systems firm reported profits of £3.23m

North East works as one at Mipim UK property showcase in London

Last week's Mipim property showcase in London saw an unprecedented public-private partnership come together to sell the North East to potential investors. Christopher Dobson was at the event to see the marketing push

Newcastle City Tavern receives accolade nominations

City Tavern on Northumberland Road, Newcastle
Refurbished to the tune of £250,000, Newcastle City Tavern is up for three industry awards

£250,000 investment in dilapidated Sadberge pub pays off

The Serino family have doubled the workforce at their Sadberge pub The Tuns and also run a successful restaurant in Yarm
Supreme champion at Countryside Live 2014, More Of That

Limousins triumph at Countryside Live in Harrogate

Breed takes top positions across the board, including Supreme Beef Championship and Baby Beef championship

Hens prefer Bach to One Direction, new research shows

William Maughan’s hens produce an average 8,400 eggs a day for his Happy Egg Company
A study by the happy egg co. has reaffirmed the beneficial effect soothing music can have on hens, helping boost their welfare

Succession planning for family farms under discussion at North East seminar

Anne Elliott, agricultural partner at Latimer Hinks
Experts says having a succession plan in place, along with up-to-date partnership or shareholder agreements, has never been more important
Dan Robinson, chairman of Gus Robinson Developments

Corporate responsibility more than just a bolt-on, says construction boss

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

Lifting the lid on the 'Pandora's Box' of the North East construction industry

John Dickson
Owen Pugh Group chairman John Dickson says sector is riddled with unethical behaviour when it comes to paying suppliers
Bellway Homes, Jameson Fields development in Ponteland updated

Record revenues of £1.48bn for housebuilders Bellway

Newcastle housebuilders Bellway are toasting record revenues and profits, triggered by the strong customer demand

Lifting the lid on the 'Pandora's Box' of the North East construction industry

John Dickson
Owen Pugh Group chairman John Dickson says sector is riddled with unethical behaviour when it comes to paying suppliers

Gleeson Homes opens second regional office on Teesside

The new team at Gleeson Homes' Teesside office
Demand for affordable homes has prompted Gleeson Homes to open a second North East office
Chris Johnson and Nicky Atkinson, FW Capital Investment Executives, and Bill Scott CEO, Wilton Engineering Services

New grant scheme could help deliver thousands of jobs to the North East

North East manufacturers can now secure unique financial support which should help them land larger contracts and grow more quickly. Peter McCusker reports

Dianne Sharp column: A balanced UK economy needs stronger supply chains

Dianne Sharp, the new regional director for the CBI
With the right strategy we can build our supply chain capacity, says regional head of CBI Dianne Sharp

Embryonyx doubles in size as sales of Happylegs invention take off

Angus Long of Embryonyx with the Happylegs walking machine
A healthcare firm is looking to expand into overseas markets with its revolutionary Happylegs product

Videos & Photos

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

Region celebrates business high fliers at Top 200 breakfast

Ally Hunter Blair of Channel 4's First Time Farmers is among those involved in the NFU's latest video

Video highlights farmers' work to protect the environment

 

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