Business

OGNs new pipework fabrication division will support projects in the offshore, subsea and petrochemical markets

Wallsend's OGN Group launches specialist pipework fabrication division

The new division has been created thanks to the Wallsend group's skilled workforce and recent investments in machinery

North East the fastest growing region in England and Wales in first quarter of 2015

RBS regional director Jason Heywood
Economists believe newly launched transatlantic flights from Newcastle will help positive trend continue

Great Run Company looking to take City Games athletics competition around the world

The Great North City Games in Gateshead, Andy Turner competes in his last ever race
Newcastle company Great Run has re-branded and appointed a new chief executive as it looks to grow

Gateshead-based Climb Creative triumph at The Big Chip Awards

The Big Chip awards winners with their trophies at the Midland Hotel event in Manchester
The Northern Design Centre firm aims to raise clients' profiles - and now it's hoped the award win will boost its own profile

Tyne and Wear Metro businesses: From tattoo artists to yoga studios

Monkseaton, Metro Station
The Metro station provides a home for more than 40 businesses from a range of sectors

The world leader from Dunston that is revolutionising the car sales industry

Darren and Brian Jobling, chief executive and executive chairman of Eutechnyx
Chief executive of Zerolight, Darren Jobling, discusses the Dunston company's swift rise to Audi 'visualisation partner'

Sarah Glendinning: The North East has great companies both large and small

Sarah Glendinning, assistant director, CBI North East
Interim director of CBI North East says we need to focus on how firms manage the journey from small to large

Non-traditional EU markets essential to developing sheep meat exports, says AHDB Beef and Lamb

Jean-Pierre Garnier, export manager AHDB Beef and Lamb
Organisation formerly known as EBLEX organises conference in Warsaw to put Quality Standard Mark Lamb in the spotlight

Sales up 7% at Close House Golf Club owned by multi-millionaire Graham Wylie

Lee Westwood during the official opening of his Filly course at Close House in Northumberland with owner Graham Wylie
The Northumberland firm has been growing its membership steadily since 2011 and now has 400 members, helping to grow sales to £2.53m

Selling UK produce abroad has never been more important, NFU president tells conference

Meurig Raymond
Meurig Raymond believes that, despite some positive trends in recent years, action must be taken now to reverse declines in farm productivity
Sarah Glendinning, assistant director, CBI North East

Sarah Glendinning: The North East has great companies both large and small

Interim director of CBI North East says we need to focus on how firms manage the journey from small to large

Wallsend's OGN Group launches specialist pipework fabrication division

OGNs new pipework fabrication division will support projects in the offshore, subsea and petrochemical markets
The new division has been created thanks to the Wallsend group's skilled workforce and recent investments in machinery

North East the fastest growing region in England and Wales in first quarter of 2015

RBS regional director Jason Heywood
Economists believe newly launched transatlantic flights from Newcastle will help positive trend continue
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
Monkseaton, Metro Station

Tyne and Wear Metro businesses: From tattoo artists to yoga studios

The Metro station provides a home for more than 40 businesses from a range of sectors

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

FSB North East regional chairman Ted Salmon
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
Jeff Alexander of Surgo Construction

Northern Counties Builders Federation baffled by poor take-up of financial merits

The federation is considering giving three £1,000 bursaries to interested North East Universities - a welcome boost for students

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

The Great North City Games in Gateshead, Andy Turner competes in his last ever race

Great Run Company looking to take City Games athletics competition around the world

Lee Westwood during the official opening of his Filly course at Close House in Northumberland with owner Graham Wylie

Sales up 7% at Close House Golf Club owned by multi-millionaire Graham Wylie

The Fred Olsen Balmoral docked at Port of Tyne

Sneak preview of leading cruise ship set to be based on the Tyne next summer

 

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