Business

Businessman Barry Moat

Barry Moat steps down from position at property developer Lugano

Businessman Barry Moat has left Lugano and has been replaced by former chief executive of Tynedale Council, Richard Robson

Hargreaves Services sell Stockton-based Imperial Tankers Limited in £26.9m deal

Hargreaves Services
Stockton-headquartered Imperial Tankers Limited will become part of North West-based Suttons Transport Group

North East manufacturers speed ahead in 2014, EEF survey shows

Andy Tuscher, EEF director for the North East region
The region's manufacturers are motoring ahead in 2014, the EEF's quarterly survey reveals

North East enterprises feature in Small Business Saturday build up

The North East Art Collective in Eldon Garden. Pictured are Catherine Howard (gallery manager) and John Thompson (owner)
Four small businesses from the region are being promoted as part of the national campaign Small Business Saturday

TUC study finds company directors opting for cash instead of pension contributions

Trades Union Congress TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady
TUC analysis follows changes to pension rules by Chancellor George Osborne in last year's Budget

Durham-based rural surveyor warns farm sales can be far from straightforward

Tim Sedgewick
A surveyor from H&H Land and Property has warned that a wide range of factors need to be considered in the modern farm and land market

Gateshead security firm founder John Harvey returns amid major contract wins

John Harvey, chief executive of the Protector Group
The Protector Group is beefing up sales after providing security at a raft of big sporting events, including the Commonwealth Games

Jobs hopes follows technology firm Kromek's expansion announcement

Arnab Basu, chief executive of Kromek
Around 90 North East jobs are to be created by Durham-based x-ray scanner specialists Kromek

Emirates boss urges North East firm to strike out into new export markets

Laurie Berryman of Emirates Airline
Newcastle Airport offers unique opportunity for emerging markets, says airline executive

Robotics firm aims to help farmers get the most out of solar power

Solar panels
Northumberland land agents link up with technology company in solar power project
Julian Leighton at his office in Milburn House, Dean Street

Business Interview: Julian Leighton, Company Director, Orange Bus

Ben Tansey of Alnwick-based re:heat

Ben Tansey, director of Alnwick-based biomass company re:heat

Ian Malcolm, managing director of ElringKlinger (GB)

Ian Malcolm, managing director of Elringklinger GB

Pamela Petty is managing director of Newton Aycliffe firm

Pamela Petty, managing director of Ebac

Kevin Carr, managing director of Go North East

Councillor Scott Dickinson, the new County Council Business Chair for Northumberland, at County Hall, Morpeth

Scott Dickinson, Business Chair, Northumberland County Council

Bill Macleod, Senior Partner of PwC, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Bill MacLeod, senior partner at PwC

Businessman Barry Moat

Barry Moat steps down from position at property developer Lugano

Businessman Barry Moat has left Lugano and has been replaced by former chief executive of Tynedale Council, Richard Robson

Hargreaves Services sell Stockton-based Imperial Tankers Limited in £26.9m deal

Hargreaves Services
Stockton-headquartered Imperial Tankers Limited will become part of North West-based Suttons Transport Group

Gateshead security firm founder John Harvey returns amid major contract wins

John Harvey, chief executive of the Protector Group
The Protector Group is beefing up sales after providing security at a raft of big sporting events, including the Commonwealth Games
left to right: Tony Wordsworth, Director, GVA, Tessa Petrides, Ward Hadaway, Tim Powner, Office Agent, LSH Newcastle and Darron Barker, Director and Head of LSH Newcastle

Commercial property consultancy eyes Newcastle expansion

Lambert Smith Hampton has expanded into new offices in the heart of Newcastle

Promotions and appointments at Sanderson Weatherall announced

Left to right: Martin Smith, Charlotte Marshall, Emily Seager, Amanda Haldane, Jade Hadden & Darren Naylor
Sanderson Weatherall has swelled the ranks in its Newcastle office

Tynemouth tearooms and guest house leasehold for sale

Inside of the tea rooms & guest house in Tynemouth that is up for sale
The chance to run one of the busiest businesses in Tynemouth has become available
Tim Sedgewick

Durham-based rural surveyor warns farm sales can be far from straightforward

A surveyor from H&H Land and Property has warned that a wide range of factors need to be considered in the modern farm and land market

European Commission takes action to curb impact of Russian import ban on North East dairy producers

Cows in a milking suite
The Commission has opened Private Storage Aid for producers of butter, Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) and certain cheeses

Beekeeper urges farmers to join Northumberland course

Beekeeper Brian Ridley
Keeping bees can increase yields and boost the environment, says Northumberland expert
Front, from left, John Evans and Mark Porteous of Beanies with, back, from left, Jonathan Luke of NEL and Ben Williamson of Clive Owen & Co

Cash boost for County Durham coffee firm

Beanies The Flavour Co has secured £300,000 from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund to develop its product portfolio

Platinum Cleaning Products to grow after securing new premises

Michelle and Simon Dixon of Platinum Cleaning Products in Newton Aycliffe
County Durham business intend to take on more staff and open three new UK hubs

Bike shop expands on Royal Quays and searches for apprentice

Royal Quays Centre, North Shields
Land Rover bikes has rebranded as the Royal Quays Cycle Centre and relocated to a larger store within the centre

Videos & Photos

Luke Tanner (right) and his team L-R Abigail, Claire, Lisa and Fran

Newcastle coffee shop Hip Cat Coffee might be the answer to Starbucks queues

Workmen apply the finishing touches to Newcastles newest bar, Tiger Hornsby.

A first look at Newcastle Quayside's latest addition Tiger Hornsby

The Journal Top 200 supplement: How to advertise to the region's top decision-makers

 

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