Business

How a train on HS2 could look as it speeds between London and Birmingham

North East risks losing out on £50bn HS2 opportunities, warns senior project leader

Alison Munro revealed very few North East firms have so far registered their interest in supply chain opportunities associated with the project

Port of Blyth joins Rio de Janeiro and Singapore as one of three sites to house oil spill response equipment

Port of Blyth Chef Executive Martin Lawlor
The Northumberland port has won a competitive tender to station equipment that will be used across the Northern Hemisphere

Proton Power Systems grows sales 60% as it enters new overseas markets

Proton Power Systems fuel cells are to be used in Austrian buses updated
Green energy specialists Proton Power Systems are eyeing Asian markets with their revolutionary products

Business leaders sought to guide North East Local Enterprise Partnership's new Growth Hub

Paul Varley Managing director of Carillion Energy Services
Regional business leaders are being encouraged to apply for positions on the North East LEP's Business Support Board

R3 research suggests North East 'zombie business' numbers are rising

Alan Kelly chair of R3 in the North East and a restructuring partner in the Sunderland office of Baker Tilly
Economic recovery comes with cash flow woes for one in eight regional firms, according to R3's latest research

Life sciences firm expands with move to Wilton Centre near Redcar

Inside the Absolute Antibody laboratory
Redcar's Wilton Centre has attracted a new firm which is relocating its labs from Oxfordshire

Fastest 50 businesses for 2014 revealed

Fastest 50, 2014
The 2014 Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 contains businesses from a wide range of sectors, from construction and engineering to care homes and retail

Durham Oktoberfest guest speakers line-up confirmed

Mike Matthews of Nifco
The final line-up of speakers is confirmed for Durham Oktoberfest, the region's biggest engineering and manufacturing event

Newcastle University business school aims for growth on the back of 'triple accreditation'

Professor John Wilson, Newcastle University Business Schools Director
New recognition puts Newcastle University business school in the top 1% of institutions around the world

Home Group urges ‘three Rs’ for housing at Labour Party Conference

Mark Henderson, chief executive of Home Group
Home Group chief executive Mark Henderson is addressing the Labour Party Conference
Craig McLeod

Business Interview: Craig McLeod founder and director of Naljets

Group of men including chief draughtsman R J Robson (fourth from left) stood in front of North Eastern Railway electric locomotive No 3, Darlington c. 1914. Courtesy of National Railway Museum, York

We look back to the North East's role as a rail pioneer

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller: US dollar gaining favour among investors

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS Training

Business Interview: Paul Stonebanks, managing director, AIS Training

The Top 200, 2014

Countdown has begun for the annual North East Top 200

Fastest 50, 2014

Hunt goes on for Fastest 50 companies in the North East

North East Business Awards 2015: All you need to know

How a train on HS2 could look as it speeds between London and Birmingham

North East risks losing out on £50bn HS2 opportunities, warns senior project leader

Alison Munro revealed very few North East firms have so far registered their interest in supply chain opportunities associated with the project

Port of Blyth joins Rio de Janeiro and Singapore as one of three sites to house oil spill response equipment

Port of Blyth Chef Executive Martin Lawlor
The Northumberland port has won a competitive tender to station equipment that will be used across the Northern Hemisphere

Fastest 50 businesses for 2014 revealed

Fastest 50, 2014
The 2014 Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 contains businesses from a wide range of sectors, from construction and engineering to care homes and retail
Fergus Trim, Development Director, Quorum Business Park

Unprecedented bid to sell North East at inward investment event

Public and private bodies from across the region come together for the first MIPIM event in the UK

Independent estate agents Venture Properties expand with £80,000 Durham branch

Todd Armstrong will lead Venture Properties new Durham City branch
The new branch becomes Venture Properties fifth office in its Durham network

New jobs to follow Aldi store proposal by Jomast

Plans to build a new Aldi food store are being proposed on the site of Armstrong House in Washington
Some 30 new jobs could be created at an Aldi store as part of new plans proposed by Jomast
Judy Willis, the new Events Organiser and Show Secretary at Northumberland County Show

Judy Willis announced as new Northumberland County Show event organiser and secretary

Former police force worker Judy Willis has been named as the successor to Gaynor Scandle

Labour MEP to meet regularly with Northumberland farmers

Paul Brannen
Paul Brannen, who has met with a delegation of NFU members, says he will listen closely when it comes to issues affecting North East farming

North East's £40m forestry sector celebrated at Forestry and Firewood Fair

James Cookson of Meldon Park Estate
Forestry and Firewood Fair set to attract landowners, farmers and those with an interest in wood burning as sector continues to thrive
Leigh Caven at her nursery in Longbenton

Nursery entrepreneurs secure future of Longbenton service

Paul and Leigh Caven will offer additional services after taking over nursery from Barnado's and safeguarding six jobs

Durham hen entrepreneur receives boost from Dragons' Den star Theo Paphitis

Margaret Manchester, the owner of Durham Hens
Margaret Manchester, who runs Durham Hens - a supplier of hens to the pet market - has won the retail magnate's Small Business Sunday competition

North East SMEs losing out on R&D tax relief

A collection of coins
New analysis shows London dominates in successful applications
Matt Johnson, Development Director at Wynyard Park together with Michael Henderson, Director of Lumsden & Carroll, part of Esh Group

Engineering specialists Lumsden & Carroll secure Wynyard Park contract

Infrastructure work is underway at Wynyard Park, making way for new homes on the 700 acre site

Owen Pugh Group reveal turnover of £37.3m following year of North East investment

John Dickson from Owen Pugh
The construction group said operating profit had increased 6.7% to £985,000

Hebburn community hub goes back to the future with new steel panels

A CGI of the Hub in Hebburn, South Tyneside
High quality steel sheeting will see Hebburn's Hub change colour as its construction unfolds
Fastest 50, 2014

Fastest 50 businesses for 2014 revealed

The 2014 Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 contains businesses from a wide range of sectors, from construction and engineering to care homes and retail

Proton Power Systems grows sales 60% as it enters new overseas markets

Proton Power Systems fuel cells are to be used in Austrian buses updated
Green energy specialists Proton Power Systems are eyeing Asian markets with their revolutionary products

Life sciences firm expands with move to Wilton Centre near Redcar

Inside the Absolute Antibody laboratory
Redcar's Wilton Centre has attracted a new firm which is relocating its labs from Oxfordshire

Videos & Photos

Left to right, Paul Varley, Steve Harper and Richard Metcalfe

Steve Harper and sporting friends launch Oddballs underwear business

Group of men including chief draughtsman R J Robson (fourth from left) stood in front of North Eastern Railway electric locomotive No 3, Darlington c. 1914. Courtesy of National Railway Museum, York

North East Transport Links Breakfast: We look back to the North East's role as a rail pioneer

Lisa and Adrian Brunton

Tyneside joinery firm Hastie Burton aims to invest for the future

 

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