Business

The Cast House floor at the SSI Steel Plant in Redcar

Blueprint published for carbon capture scheme on Teesside

Plans to store Teesside industry's carbon under the North Sea could create thousands of jobs in the North East

Newcastle creators behind TV messaging innovation secure £185,000 investment

Paul Slaughter of i-Spy Digital (left) and David Thomas of NEL
Newcastle's i-Spy Digital have devised Care Messenger for elderly people who may not have access to mobile devices

Profits up at Northgate as vehicle hire group continues to grow UK and Spanish operations

Bob Contreras, chief executive of Northgate plc
Darlington-based firm is focusing largely on the SME market, attracting customers with a flexible offering that does not tie them into contracts

Dentus Aegis increases North East presence with three key appointments

New staff at Dentsu Aegis Network: Russell Borthwick, Steve Underwood, Kevin McEwan
Former ncjMedia managing director Russell Borthwick joins agency at its Newcastle office

Head of Steam in Newcastle to undergo major refurbishment

The Head of Steam in Neville Street, Newcastle
The Neville Street bar is undergoing a complete transformation to complement the regeneration of the Central Station area

Northumberland fishing brand launches in US market after multi-million pound deal

Andy Petherick
LYNX Fishing has struck a stateside distribution deal after being hailed for its 'mind-blowing' equipment

Newcastle's Silverstone report an increase in building surveys

The team at Silverstone
Silverstone says that 50% of its pre-acquisition surveys have come from investors outside the North East

New online tool can help beef farmers manage their herds electronically

Katie Brian, BRP Project Manager at AHDB
Herd Management Calendar among a range of resources being offered by AHDB's Beef and Lamb Better Returns Programme

Benfield motors ahead with 21% rise in operating profits

Mark Squires, Chief Executive, Benfield Motor Group, outside the new £7 million Audi dealership on Scotswood Road, Newcastle
The independent motor group grew sales to almost £700m on the back of continuing consumer confidence

Gateshead software developer helps New World Designs automate post-production of Bullet Time filming

From left, Waymark commercial director Paul Lofthouse with New World Designs co-owners Ian Wright and Steve Reeves
Waymark's solution means Matrix-style special effects can be achieved in minutes, or even seconds, rather than days
Carole White

Carole White column: Boost your business by taking a holiday

Chief executive of business support organisation Tedco says that getting away from the office is better than burning out

Newcastle creators behind TV messaging innovation secure £185,000 investment

Paul Slaughter of i-Spy Digital (left) and David Thomas of NEL
Newcastle's i-Spy Digital have devised Care Messenger for elderly people who may not have access to mobile devices

Newcastle's Silverstone report an increase in building surveys

The team at Silverstone
Silverstone says that 50% of its pre-acquisition surveys have come from investors outside the North East
The Corbridge Larder, which has come up for sale

The Corbridge Larder delicatessen and coffee shop comes up for sale

The leasehold prime Northumberland deli, which has developed many customers over the last 20 years, is available for upwards of £99,950

First letting at Newcastle office block The Pearl following £3m refurbishment

The Pearl office building in Newcastle which has undergone refurbishment
The Royal British Legion has taken on a 10-year lease on the third floor of the landmark building on New Bridge Street West, Newcastle

Retail entrepreneur opens new Jesmond store and plans expansion outside North East

Jenny Peng Gillender, centre, with Sintons partners Alok Loomba, left, Christopher Welch, right
Jenny Peng Gillender has followed in the footsteps of former Body Shop franchisee dad Wilf to open Peak Boutique's first shop
Helen Russell of H&H Land and Property

H&H Land and Property says quarter of clients still waiting for vital BPS forms

Land agents advise those acting for themselves for contact the RPA as soon as possible or risk financial penalties

County Durham farmer among four new faces at British Wool Marketing Board

Carl Stephenson, BWMB board member for the English Northern region
Carl Stephenson, of Teesdale, has taken over from Malcolm Corbett to represent the English Northern region

Exceptional sheep and cattle entries at the Northumberland County Show 2015

Andrew Rimmer with the Northumberland County Show 2015 Dairy Champion, Haresfoot Napier Bella
Sheep steward says Champion of Champions a "real show sheep" with extremely rare character at the Northumberland County Show
FSB North East regional chairman Ted Salmon

Small businesses positive, confident and growing, new FSB survey reveals

Organisation's North East chairman Ted Salmon says Government must create right environment for SMEs to thrive

Is the living wage right for the North East small businesses?

Pupils marching from their school, arriving at the council offices asking for a living wage of £7.65 an hour for all county employees
The concept of living wage divides opinion among the region's small businesses, as Tom Keighley finds out

High hopes for Easy Teasy as student startup triumphs in national competition

From left, Northumbria University lecturer Steve Ball with Mike Gent, Tom Webb, Rosie Sparks, Luci Cowie, Harry Marshall and Young Enterprise manager Denise Chapman
Loose leaf tea business seeks to become a well-known brand throughout the UK after Young Enterprise success
Owen Pugh at work on the Morpeth Bypass

Owen Pugh builds firm foundations for North East construction industry - sponsored feature

North East construction firm Owen Pugh is building a brighter future for local people on every level - sponsored feature

Gentoo's £92m homes scheme on site of Prudhoe Hospital gets approval

An aerial view of the planned Prudhoe Hall development by Gentoo
Architects Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall have designed the scheme, which will secure around 140 construction jobs

Business Supplement: Constructing Excellence

Constructing Excellence
An 8-page report on the recent Constructing Excellence Awards 2015, the highlight of the year for the North East construction industry
Stephane Catherine of Ubisoft

Journal fund has created thousands of jobs around the North East

The Let’s Grow Fund has invested £30m and either created or safeguarded more than 3,500 jobs

Big Names with Big Intentions Arrive in Newcastle - sponsored feature

New Juke in Body shop
Manufacturing and Engineering North East is a new conference and exhibition taking place in Newcastle - sponsored feature

New manufacturing and engineering event will showcase region's finest - sponsored feature

Global manufacturing and engineering successes from the North East will be showcased
Two-day conference will shine a light on North East engineers and inspire others to develop their career - sponsored feature

Videos & Photos

Guests at Muckle LLP's headquarters for a dinner in celebration of AIM's 20th anniversary

North East business leaders gather for AIM 20th anniversary dinner

Katie Glazier at her Mog On The Tyne cat cafe

Mog on the Tyne cat cafe in Newcastle primed for summer opening

Landmark Northern Goldsmiths shop in Newcastle city centre undergoes £1m restoration works

 

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