Business

Peter Coates

Jobs secured following DPE Automotive management buyout

DPE Automotive want to extend their reach to all automotive OEMs in the UK

North East LEP plans to work with Scotland to boost North East economy

North East LEP chair Paul Woolston
North East local enterprise partnership exploring joint projects with counterparts north of the border

Popular Tune Hotel sounds call for second hotel in Newcastle

The new Tune Hotel on Newcastle's Quayside
Hotel chain Tune opened a 104-bed facility on Newcastle's Quayside last weekend having spent in excess of £8m on renovating Proctor House, which had lain empty for more than two years

Google man tells North East entrepreneurs that failing fast will speed up success

Joe Faith, product manager at Google UK
Joe Faith, a product manager at Google, talked to Venturefest North East about how the search giant goes about innovation

New grant scheme could help deliver thousands of jobs to the North East

Chris Johnson and Nicky Atkinson, FW Capital Investment Executives, and Bill Scott CEO, Wilton Engineering Services
North East manufacturers can now secure unique financial support which should help them land larger contracts and grow more quickly. Peter McCusker reports

FES International report profitable year despite drop in UK turnover

Managing director of FES International Rob Anderson
The Northumberland fluid transfer systems firm reported profits of £3.23m

Business Supplement: The Top 200, 2014

The Top 200, 2014
The Top 200 North-East Companies supplement is widely regarded as the North East's premier and most prestigious business publication. Read our 84-page supplement here

Business investor Barrie Hensby backs Journal's Pay Fair campaign

Barrie Hensby, chief executive at NEL Fund Managers
NEL Fund Managers chief executive Barrie Hensby has seen numerous examples of business growth being slowed down by late payments

Major expansion at Dyer Engineering to meet growing order book

Co-owners of Dyer Engineering, Managing Director Graeme Parkins (left) and Finance Director, Richard Bradley (right) inside the new facility in Harelaw
Dyer Engineering is set to swell the ranks from 125 to 160 within the next two years

Sintons advise on £1.9m Home from Home project at the Freeman Hospital

Anthony Bailes, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Ant McPartlin, patron of CHUF; Sarah Parish, Alex Rayner
The Newcastle law firm completed legal work on the facility which will host families of children being trated the the Children's Heart Unit
North East Business Executive of the Year Award winners from 2013

North East Business Executive of the Year shortlists announced

Information Technology supplement

Business Supplement: Information Technology

Dynamites 14 supplement

Business Supplement: Dynamites 14

Generator CEO, Jim Mawdsley

The Monday Interview: Jim Mawdsley, chief executive of Generator

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: North East workers need fair pay

Business Supplement: Change Is Happening

The Fastest 50, 2014

Business Supplement: Fastest 50, 2014

Peter Coates

Jobs secured following DPE Automotive management buyout

DPE Automotive want to extend their reach to all automotive OEMs in the UK

North East LEP plans to work with Scotland to boost North East economy

North East LEP chair Paul Woolston
North East local enterprise partnership exploring joint projects with counterparts north of the border

Business investor Barrie Hensby backs Journal's Pay Fair campaign

Barrie Hensby, chief executive at NEL Fund Managers
NEL Fund Managers chief executive Barrie Hensby has seen numerous examples of business growth being slowed down by late payments

North East works as one at Mipim UK property showcase in London

Last week's Mipim property showcase in London saw an unprecedented public-private partnership come together to sell the North East to potential investors. Christopher Dobson was at the event to see the marketing push

Newcastle City Tavern receives accolade nominations

City Tavern on Northumberland Road, Newcastle
Refurbished to the tune of £250,000, Newcastle City Tavern is up for three industry awards

£250,000 investment in dilapidated Sadberge pub pays off

The Serino family have doubled the workforce at their Sadberge pub The Tuns and also run a successful restaurant in Yarm
Supreme champion at Countryside Live 2014, More Of That

Limousins triumph at Countryside Live in Harrogate

Breed takes top positions across the board, including Supreme Beef Championship and Baby Beef championship

Hens prefer Bach to One Direction, new research shows

William Maughan’s hens produce an average 8,400 eggs a day for his Happy Egg Company
A study by the happy egg co. has reaffirmed the beneficial effect soothing music can have on hens, helping boost their welfare

Succession planning for family farms under discussion at North East seminar

Anne Elliott, agricultural partner at Latimer Hinks
Experts says having a succession plan in place, along with up-to-date partnership or shareholder agreements, has never been more important
Dan Robinson, chairman of Gus Robinson Developments

Corporate responsibility more than just a bolt-on, says construction boss

A responsible approach to paying firms in its supply chain is crucial at Gus Robinson Developments Ltd

ICM chief calls for culture change on late payments during Commons debate

Philip King, chief executive of The Institute of Credit Management (ICM)
Philip King was among those giving evidence to the committee considering the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

Lifting the lid on the 'Pandora's Box' of the North East construction industry

John Dickson
Owen Pugh Group chairman John Dickson says sector is riddled with unethical behaviour when it comes to paying suppliers
Bellway Homes, Jameson Fields development in Ponteland updated

Record revenues of £1.48bn for housebuilders Bellway

Newcastle housebuilders Bellway are toasting record revenues and profits, triggered by the strong customer demand

Lifting the lid on the 'Pandora's Box' of the North East construction industry

John Dickson
Owen Pugh Group chairman John Dickson says sector is riddled with unethical behaviour when it comes to paying suppliers

Gleeson Homes opens second regional office on Teesside

The new team at Gleeson Homes' Teesside office
Demand for affordable homes has prompted Gleeson Homes to open a second North East office
Peter Coates

Jobs secured following DPE Automotive management buyout

DPE Automotive want to extend their reach to all automotive OEMs in the UK

Major expansion at Dyer Engineering to meet growing order book

Co-owners of Dyer Engineering, Managing Director Graeme Parkins (left) and Finance Director, Richard Bradley (right) inside the new facility in Harelaw
Dyer Engineering is set to swell the ranks from 125 to 160 within the next two years

New grant scheme could help deliver thousands of jobs to the North East

Chris Johnson and Nicky Atkinson, FW Capital Investment Executives, and Bill Scott CEO, Wilton Engineering Services
North East manufacturers can now secure unique financial support which should help them land larger contracts and grow more quickly. Peter McCusker reports

Videos & Photos

The new Tune Hotel on Newcastle's Quayside

Popular Tune Hotel sounds call for second hotel in Newcastle

Journal and Gazette Top 200 Business Breakfast Awards Stadium of Light updated

Region celebrates business high fliers at Top 200 breakfast

Ally Hunter Blair of Channel 4's First Time Farmers is among those involved in the NFU's latest video

Video highlights farmers' work to protect the environment

 

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