Business

Expansion at Heathrow Airport would be beneficial to the North East

Heathrow expansion would 'create 5,000 jobs in the North East'

North East Chamber of Commerce backs research suggesting Heathrow expansion is best for the region

Bede Gaming sign up first major Tier One client in deal with Rank Group

Dan Smith of Bede Gaming updated
The Newcastle firm will supply a new core digital platform for Rank Group, which has more than two million customers in the UK.

Sunderland's Haskel grows lucrative overseas market

Haskel Europe's Sunderland factory
The Sunderland office is benefitting from a global restructure and could creat jobs if its export strategy produces good volumes.

Workwear Express plays starring role in classic BBC sitcom Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours
Workwear Express produced an eye-catching range of commemorative aprons worn by characters in the series Still Open All Hours

National Beef Association renews demands for Agricultural Ombudsman

Chris Mallon, chief executive of the National Beef Association
Hexham-based consultative body the National Beef Association says plunge in milk prices have reinforced need for action

Eldon Leisure £3m investment: A first look at how the Newcastle centre will look

A CGI to show how the 10-pin bowling alley area will look at the revamped Eldon Leisure centre in Newcastle
CGIs show how Eldon Leisure will be transformed with a new ten-pin bowling alley and entertainment zone for families

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare
The NEPIC Annual Awards celebrated the process industry's brightest youngsters and best companies

New bars set for North East following Camerons Brewery growth in Hartlepool

Camerons Brewery
The Hartlepool firm is growing its brands, contract brewing and managed pubs - which means three new bars are heading our way

Gateshead game developer Eutechnyx sells NASCAR computer game in multi-million pound deal

Darren and Brian Jobling of Eutechnyx
Renowned Gateshead games developer to fade out involvement in the franchise as it concentrates on Auto Club Revolution

Filtonic results plummet through tough trading conditions

Alan Needle, chief executive officer at Filtronic
Components manufacturer reports a loss for half-year, but chairman remains confident in strategy
Expansion at Heathrow Airport would be beneficial to the North East

Heathrow expansion would 'create 5,000 jobs in the North East'

North East Chamber of Commerce backs research suggesting Heathrow expansion is best for the region

Filtronic forsees growth in OEM market after 'disappointing' half-year results

Alan Needle, chief executive officer at Filtronic
Project delays and challenging trading conditions saw revenue plummet 64% at electronic company

Bede Gaming sign up first major Tier One client in deal with Rank Group

Dan Smith of Bede Gaming updated
The Newcastle firm will supply a new core digital platform for Rank Group, which has more than two million customers in the UK
The Manor House in Sedgefield which has been converted to modern office space

Manor House converted to modern office space at the heart of County Durham

The Manor House in Sedgefield has served as a home, council headquarters and magistrates' court but now is a modern office

Tim Evans to retire from Knight Frank's Newcastle office after 20 years

Tim Evans of Knight Frank
Peter Bowden is to take over Knight Frank's Newcastle office on April 1 after Tim Evans retires after 20 years of service

Rare opportunity to rent space in historic Newcastle Quayside building

Tenants can book facilities at Trinity House, which dates back to the 1400s and has been used as a hospital, almshouses and rigging loft
Chris Mallon, chief executive of the National Beef Association

National Beef Association renews demands for Agricultural Ombudsman

Hexham-based consultative body the National Beef Association says plunge in milk prices have reinforced need for action

Tickets available for Teesdale hill farming documentary screening at Durham

A scene from Addicted to Sheep
Latimer Hinks Solicitors is giving people the chance to see Addicted to Sheep at the Gala Theatre in Durham

New director appointed at Newton Rigg College

Dr Jane Sullivan of Newton Rigg College
Dr Jane Sullivan has experience working at several colleges in the North, as well as spending 15 years at AstraZeneca
Ross Linnett, of Recite Me Ltd, was among those to join David Cameron on a trade visit to China in December 2013

Recite Me chief executive encourages funding route after major sales boost

Ross Linnett has seen his business profile rise through trade visits to China and an invite to Buckingham Palace

Government prompt payment practice called into question

Amyas Morse
National Audit Office says SMEs may not be receiving significant benefits from a commitment to pay suppliers within five days

BASME programme looks to self sustaining future after major milestone

From left: Philip Aldridge, Phil Hollowood, Frances Stainthorpe, Martin McTague, Felix O'Hare, Joanne Rout
NEPIC’s Business Acceleration for SMEs (BASME) programme has been working with process industry linked firms since April 2012
New houses under construction

Booming construction sector set to create 17,500 jobs in the North East

A raft of sizeable developments, prospective projects and private housing demand is driving the recruitment across the region

Xsite progresses its role at key Blyth regeneration scheme

An artist's impression of the hotel Xsite architects are working on in Blyth
New appointment sees xsite continue its involvement with Arch’s estimated £20m mixed use landmark scheme.

Work starts on Newcastle's latest student accommodation scheme

Artist's impression of a room inside the new 270-bedroom student scheme
Glass Works is the third scheme for the Ouseburn area - and it's been backed by Hong Kong financiers
Expansion at Heathrow Airport would be beneficial to the North East

Heathrow expansion would 'create 5,000 jobs in the North East'

North East Chamber of Commerce backs research suggesting Heathrow expansion is best for the region

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare
The NEPIC Annual Awards celebrated the process industry's brightest youngsters and best companies

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS
AIS training centre in North Shields is expanding its activities even as the offshore industry feels the pinch

Videos & Photos

The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

A CGI of how the Glass House champagne bar in Newcastle will look when complete

Glass House champagne bar: A first look at work on the Newcastle venue

 

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