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The Journal Most Influential 2014

Most Influential 2014: The Journal reveals the North East's movers and shakers

The North East's most influential people in business are revealed in the 2014 edition of The Journal's Most Influential

New offshore engineering venture planned on former TAG Energy Solutions site on the River Tees

TAG Energy Solutions facility on the River Tees
Danish operator Bladt Industries and Germany's EEW SPC have promised 100 initial jobs on the former TAG Energy site on the River Tees

65 over 65 (part two): celebrating some of the North East's older workers

Lord Walton
Business leaders, artists and academics make up the second part of our list

#NETwitterati 2014: North East people who make the biggest impact on social media

NETwitterati 2014
The North East Twitterati has seen hundreds of people voting for people, organisations or bloggers who make the greatest impact on Twitter

Northumberland firms FES International and Techflow Flexibles partner to launch new subsea supplying outfit

Managing director of FES International Rob Anderson
The Northumberland firms are targeting demand from existing clients for made-to-order subsea products

George Clarke tells business leaders at Entrepreneurs' Forum 'bravery is the key'

George Clarke talks at the Entrepreneurs' Forum
TV architect George Clarke was the key speaker at an event held by the Entrepreneurs' Forum at Wynyard Hall

Surgo Construction strike deals worth £22m

Artists impression of how the new Eothen Homes dementia care facility will look, courtesy of architect Coach House 8
The Cramlington firm has won work on projects in health, education and renewable energy, amongst others.

Northumberland hotel Slaley Hall acquired by US Investors as part of De Vere sell-off

Slaley Hall in Northumberland
The four star Northumberland hotel is one of six venues sold to Sankaty Advisors and Canyon Capital Advisors

Applications sought for £160,000 fund to boost rural economy

The Border Union Bicentenary Bursary panel
Border Union Agricultural Society keen to support career development across agriculture, forestry, renewable energy and more

Cramlington transport firm Moody Logistics rewards staff as revenues rise

Business Development Director Caroline Moody with Operations Director Richard Moody and driver Paul Harrison
Cramlington-based firm Moody Logistics has also had assistance from the Government-backed Growth Accelerator scheme
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Most Influential 2014: The Journal list of the North East's movers and shakers

The North East's most influential people in business are revealed in the 2014 edition of The Journal's Most Influential

New offshore engineering venture planned on former TAG Energy Solutions site on the River Tees

TAG Energy Solutions facility on the River Tees
Danish operator Bladt Industries and Germany's EEW SPC have promised 100 initial jobs on the former TAG Energy site on the River Tees

65 over 65 (part two): celebrating some of the North East's older workers

Lord Walton
Business leaders, artists and academics make up the second part of our list
The proposed plans for the former Travelodge site at the Silverlink updated

Crown Estate applies to expand Silverlink Shopping Park

Around 50 new jobs will be created as part of The Crown Estate's construction plans for Silverlink Shopping Park

Washington business park 50% full after welcoming key tenants

Chris Haritou of Abfad, Gavin Cordwell-Smith, Hellens Group; Paul Woolston, North East LEP and Cameron Hall of Cam Automation at Teal Farm Park, Washington
Teal Farm Park, built on former industrial land at Washington, opened for business in February and is already filling up fast

Finley Structures oversee factory's return to business

Finley Structures managing director John Finley (left) with Rockantics directors John Crooks and Vicky Postgate on the former Presswork Metals site in Newton Aycliffe
Finley has unearthed historical finds in the former munitions factory at Aycliffe Business Park as work began
The Border Union Bicentenary Bursary panel

Applications sought for £160,000 fund to boost rural economy

Border Union Agricultural Society keen to support career development across agriculture, forestry, renewable energy and more

Northumbrian Quality Feeds appoints new sales and feed adviser

Sales and Feed adviser at Northumbrian Quality Feeds, Nikki Gilbertson
Nikki Gilbertson will be working directly with North East farmers, helping them improve livestock performance

Don't give up on rejected applications, says H&H planning expert

Tom Woof, head of planning at H&H Land and Property
Advisor says planning applications for the likes of wind turbines and agricultural buildings can often get the go-ahead on appeal
Joe Meagher, who owns Lola's Coffee next Newcastle Central Station

Is this the smallest small business ever? Coffee entrepreneurs set up on tiny Newcastle site

Joe Meagher and Josh Thompson have established Lola's Coffee in the area outside Science Bar, near Central Station

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

Amy Clarke and Helen Turner of Rosie and Radish
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
Artists impression of how the new Eothen Homes dementia care facility will look, courtesy of architect Coach House 8

Surgo Construction strike deals worth £22m

The Cramlington firm has won work on projects in health, education and renewable energy, amongst others.

Howard Russell construction firm set to triple turnover

The team at Howard Russell
Newcastle construction firm Howard Russell is currently working on projects worth in excess of £9m

Sunderland multi-million pound regeneration programme reaches financial close

Coun Paul Watson of Sunderland City Council updated
The Sunderland contract, set to unfold over 20 years, is potentially worth £800m to Carillion
TAG Energy Solutions facility on the River Tees

New offshore engineering venture planned on former TAG Energy Solutions site on the River Tees

Danish operator Bladt Industries and Germany's EEW SPC have promised 100 initial jobs on the former TAG Energy site on the River Tees

George Clarke tells business leaders at Entrepreneurs' Forum 'bravery is the key'

George Clarke talks at the Entrepreneurs' Forum
TV architect George Clarke was the key speaker at an event held by the Entrepreneurs' Forum at Wynyard Hall

Business supplement: Manufacturers League

Manufacturers League supplement
The region's manufacturing industry is outperforming its counterparts in every other area of the country and is the powerhouse of our economy

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