How we use Cookies
Greggs

Strong trading at Greggs as profits soar 48%

The turnaround continues at North East bakery giant Greggs, with sales and profits on the up

Double-digit growth for Killingworth firm DCS

DCS offices in Killingworth
A firm which continued to recruit during the recession has now seen its investment strategy pay off

Houston springboard for North East companies

George Rafferty, chief executive of NOF Energy left, and Paul Charlton, chairman of NOF Energy, right
North East firms are winning more work in a booming market in the North America Oil & Gas sector

North East Business Executive of the Year Awards 2014: Search for the Durham & Wearside champion

We speak to 2013 Durham & Wearside winner Peter Walls, Gentoo group chief executive, as we look to find his successor this year

Newcastle firm UNW close three deals in a week

Left to right: Alan Suggett, Mark Simpson, Simon Richards and Neville Bearpark
Dealmakers at Newcastle-based UNW have secured three deals for North East firms in the last week

Business Interviews

George Rafferty, chief executive of NOF Energy left, and Paul Charlton, chairman of NOF Energy, right

Houston springboard for North East companies

North East firms are winning more work in a booming market in the North America Oil & Gas sector

UBS expert will be keynote speaker at Journal breakfast event

Bill O'Neill of UBS
Bill O'Neill believes the implications of Scottish independence for the North East could be 'dramatic'

Strong trading at Greggs as profits soar 48%

Greggs
The turnaround continues at North East bakery giant Greggs, with sales and profits on the up
The Wilkinsons store on Fawcett Street in Sunderland

Deals put Sunderland on the North East map for retail and leisure

A hat trick of deals has confirmed a resurgence of activity on Wearside, with investors showing keen interest in the city’s retail and leisure sectors

Kevan Carrick: Let's not repeat mistakes of the past 30 years

Kevan Carrick
A couple of weeks ago my column focused on the crisis in housing and the need to build more houses more quickly – the tricky bit is how to go about doing that!

North East LEP agrees funding to help build Portobello Trade Park

Paul Woolston, chair of the North East LEP, with Geoff Clark of Ravensworth Property Developments
Trade park off the A1(M) at Birtley expected to create 244 jobs with new industrial units
Steven Nesbitt, of Darlington, has been elected chairman of the British Charolais Cattle Societys Council of Management

North East farmer elected Council of Management chairman

Steven Nesbitt, of Winston, Darlington, succeeds Alasdair Houston, of Gretna Green, who is stepping down after completing his two-year term of office

Farmers advised to act soon on RPA scheme changes

David Quayle, director of H&H Land and Property
Claimants must enrol anew online for the Basic Payment Scheme by the Rural Payment Agency

North East peers launch attack on Government farming policies

Matt Ridley
Viscount Ridley leads call for an end to wasteful public subsidy for organic farms
GoodBrews owners Anthony Dickson and Samantha Smallwood and Nexus Operations Manager John Souter

Good Brews! Young bus driver turned coffee shop entrepreneur starts up in Gateshead

A former bus driver and his girlfriend have launched a coffee shop at Gateshead Interchange

Former professional footballer creates franchise opportunity

Former Newcastle United and Middlesbrough centre-half, Anthony (Anth) Cole who has set up a new business
One-time Toon star Anthony Cole aims to create the football stars of the future through his business

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher
22-year-old Jack Fisher who wowed the city with a video of iconic Tyneside sites discusses how his business is growing rapidly

Videos & Photos

The Hop and Cleaver, on Newcastle Quayside.

Offshore 44 becomes Hop & Cleaver on the Quayside

Siemens Lead Craftsman Brian Shotton, at the Hebburn Plant, talks to Baroness Kramer during her visit.

Siemens' jobs boost is the start of a 'rail renaissance', manufacturers claim

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

 

Journalists

Dan Warburton
Chief News Reporter
David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Adrian Pearson
Regional Affairs Correspondent
Angela Upex
Head of Business
Mark Douglas
Chief Sports Writer
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer