Business

George Clarke talks at the Entrepreneurs' Forum

George Clarke tells business leaders at Entrepreneurs' Forum 'bravery is the key'

TV architect George Clarke was the key speaker at an event held by the Entrepreneurs' Forum at Wynyard Hall

Grainger profits rise 26% on the back of focus on London housing market

Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger plc
Residential property owner and manager says it is well positioned for another successful year as the economy continues to improve

Meeting of creditors called by the leisure firm behind The Pullman Hotel in Seaburn

The firm behind the iconic Pullman Hotel on Seaburn seafront are poised to appoint a liquidator at the meeting

Pre-pack deal saves nearly 300 jobs at UK Coal Surface Mines Ltd

UK Coal
All 279 staff at UK Coal - including those at three North East mines - transfer to the new owners UKCSMR Limited

Northumberland firms FES International and Techflow Flexibles partner to launch new subsea supplying outfit

Managing director of FES International Rob Anderson
The Northumberland firms are targeting demand from existing clients for made-to-order subsea products

intu Academy training scheme well on course for success

Michael Nixon, one of the 'intu Academy' candidates with intu Academy project manager Tracy Allison and (right) Paul Gough from Gateshead College
All the young people who took part in the latest phase of the intu Academy have been offered jobs

Surgo Construction strike deals worth £22m

Artists impression of how the new Eothen Homes dementia care facility will look, courtesy of architect Coach House 8
The Cramlington firm has won work on projects in health, education and renewable energy, amongst others.

Applications sought for £160,000 fund to boost rural economy

The Border Union Bicentenary Bursary panel
Border Union Agricultural Society keen to support career development across agriculture, forestry, renewable energy and more

Northumberland hotel Slaley Hall acquired by US Investors as part of De Vere sell-off

Slaley Hall in Northumberland
The four star Northumberland hotel is one of six venues sold to Sankaty Advisors and Canyon Capital Advisors

Cramlington transport firm Moody Logistics rewards staff as revenues rise

Business Development Director Caroline Moody with Operations Director Richard Moody and driver Paul Harrison
Cramlington-based firm Moody Logistics has also had assistance from the Government-backed Growth Accelerator scheme
Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger plc

Grainger profits rise 26% on the back of focus on London housing market

Residential property owner and manager says it is well positioned for another successful year as the economy continues to improve

George Clarke tells business leaders at Entrepreneurs' Forum 'bravery is the key'

George Clarke talks at the Entrepreneurs' Forum
TV architect George Clarke was the key speaker at an event held by the Entrepreneurs' Forum at Wynyard Hall

Applications sought for £160,000 fund to boost rural economy

The Border Union Bicentenary Bursary panel
Border Union Agricultural Society keen to support career development across agriculture, forestry, renewable energy and more
The proposed plans for the former Travelodge site at the Silverlink updated

Crown Estate applies to expand Silverlink Shopping Park

Around 50 new jobs will be created as part of The Crown Estate's construction plans for Silverlink Shopping Park

Washington business park 50% full after welcoming key tenants

Chris Haritou of Abfad, Gavin Cordwell-Smith, Hellens Group; Paul Woolston, North East LEP and Cameron Hall of Cam Automation at Teal Farm Park, Washington
Teal Farm Park, built on former industrial land at Washington, opened for business in February and is already filling up fast

Finley Structures oversee factory's return to business

Finley Structures managing director John Finley (left) with Rockantics directors John Crooks and Vicky Postgate on the former Presswork Metals site in Newton Aycliffe
Finley has unearthed historical finds in the former munitions factory at Aycliffe Business Park as work began
The Border Union Bicentenary Bursary panel

Applications sought for £160,000 fund to boost rural economy

Border Union Agricultural Society keen to support career development across agriculture, forestry, renewable energy and more

Northumbrian Quality Feeds appoints new sales and feed adviser

Sales and Feed adviser at Northumbrian Quality Feeds, Nikki Gilbertson
Nikki Gilbertson will be working directly with North East farmers, helping them improve livestock performance

Don't give up on rejected applications, says H&H planning expert

Tom Woof, head of planning at H&H Land and Property
Advisor says planning applications for the likes of wind turbines and agricultural buildings can often get the go-ahead on appeal
Joe Meagher, who owns Lola's Coffee next Newcastle Central Station

Is this the smallest small business ever? Coffee entrepreneurs set up on tiny Newcastle site

Joe Meagher and Josh Thompson have established Lola's Coffee in the area outside Science Bar, near Central Station

Former graphic designer and illustrator launch greetings card business in North Tyneside

Amy Clarke and Helen Turner of Rosie and Radish
Amy Clarke and Helen Turner created 'Rosie and Radish' after pursuing careers outside of the region

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

Dan Robinson, chairman of Gus Robinson Developments
A responsible approach to paying firms in its supply chain is crucial at Gus Robinson Developments Ltd
Artists impression of how the new Eothen Homes dementia care facility will look, courtesy of architect Coach House 8

Surgo Construction strike deals worth £22m

The Cramlington firm has won work on projects in health, education and renewable energy, amongst others.

Howard Russell construction firm set to triple turnover

The team at Howard Russell
Newcastle construction firm Howard Russell is currently working on projects worth in excess of £9m

Sunderland multi-million pound regeneration programme reaches financial close

Coun Paul Watson of Sunderland City Council updated
The Sunderland contract, set to unfold over 20 years, is potentially worth £800m to Carillion
George Clarke talks at the Entrepreneurs' Forum

George Clarke tells business leaders at Entrepreneurs' Forum 'bravery is the key'

TV architect George Clarke was the key speaker at an event held by the Entrepreneurs' Forum at Wynyard Hall

Business supplement: Manufacturers League

Manufacturers League supplement
The region's manufacturing industry is outperforming its counterparts in every other area of the country and is the powerhouse of our economy

Manufacturing entrepreneur turns his hand to providing business advice

Malcolm Humble and Mike Jobson
Malcolm Humble, the founder of Cramlington-based Opsol UK hasbecome a coach on the Business Northumberland High Growth programme

Videos & Photos

Dame Margaret Barbour

65 over 65 (part one): we salute the North East workers who refuse to retire

Building work on the Stephenson quarter Newcastle

Newcastle's Stephenson Quarter becomes jewel in the Crowne for Shepherd Engineering Services

The Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Cream of the business crop honoured at North East Woman Entrepreneur Awards

 

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