Business

Up to 60 jobs to be created by retailer Tecaz in deal to buy former Sunderland Echo offices

Former Sunderland Echo office
The kitchen and bathroom firm are transforming the site on Pennywell Industrial Estate into a warehousing unit

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

North East welcomes high level diplomats from 10 Arab countries on trade mission

High level diplomats from 10 Arab countries visit North East to meet business, universities and trade organisations

New De La Rue chief executive introduces strategic plan as challenging market conditions continue

De La Rue products
Profits and revenue at the banknote printer have been hit by pricing pressure and a lower level of new business than had been expected

Family firm secures £100m refinance deal to drive forward property investments

Visage , in South Shields
Union Property Services is owned by the Sehgal family who founded fashion firm Visage which was sold for £175m in 2010

North Sea oil needs to cut costs to survive oil price slump

An oil rig in the North Sea
Offshore industry in the North East faces challenges from global price slump, but savings target also presents opportunities

Sheep and equine results from the Northumberland County Show 2015

Record number of classes and breeds at this years Northumberland County Show
There was a bumper entry in this year's sheep and equine categories at Monday's Northumberland County Show

North East Exporters' Awards shortlist is announced

North East Exporters Awards 2014
North East Exporters' Awards will recognise companies that do the most to boost the regional economy through overseas trade

Tyneside business centre welcomes newest tenant and celebrates major milestone

Wallsend Town Hall
Property development company Sovereign Adavo has welcomed another tenant to The Town Hall in Wallsend
An oil rig in the North Sea

North Sea oil needs to cut costs to survive oil price slump

Offshore industry in the North East faces challenges from global price slump, but savings target also presents opportunities

Profit, revenue and passenger numbers up at Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle International Airport updated
Strong results influenced by improved economic conditions and a growth in business travel

North East Exporters' Awards shortlist is announced

North East Exporters Awards 2014
North East Exporters' Awards will recognise companies that do the most to boost the regional economy through overseas trade
Wallsend Town Hall

Tyneside business centre welcomes newest tenant and celebrates major milestone

Property development company Sovereign Adavo has welcomed another tenant to The Town Hall in Wallsend

Newcastle Cathedral Buildings close to full occupancy a year after acquisition by Minel Group

The vacant suite inside Cathedral Buildings, Newcastle
The building - home to the famed Vampire Rabbit and Marco Polos restaurant - has just 1,900sqft of space left to lease

Speculative developments needed to draw investors to North East

Ongoing work on the Stephenson Quarter development on Forth Banks
Agents say the North East needs to find a way to encourage developers back to the market to give businesses space to grow
Andrew Rimmer with the Northumberland County Show 2015 Dairy Champion, Haresfoot Napier Bella

Exceptional sheep and cattle entries at the Northumberland County Show 2015

Sheep steward says Champion of Champions a "real show sheep" with extremely rare character at the Northumberland County Show

Sheep and equine results from the Northumberland County Show 2015

Record number of classes and breeds at this years Northumberland County Show
There was a bumper entry in this year's sheep and equine categories at Monday's Northumberland County Show

Cattle results from the Northumberland County Show 2015

Record number of classes and breeds at this years Northumberland County Show
Tweedale Harika from Northfield Park in Dumfrieshire was named Supreme Pedigree Beef Champion at the Northumberland County Show 2015
Anna Soubry

North East firms have designs on the new Minister for Small Business Anna Soubry

Regional small businesses weigh in on what the newly created ministerial post will mean for them, including their hopes and fears

North East chemistry teacher ditches the classroom to launch his own craft beer

Nick Smith, (far left) with friends updated
Nick Smith has started The Steam Machine Brewing Company with the aim to bring North East brewed keg craft beer to drinkers

Employer Achievement Awards to celebrate North East SMEs who have upskilled staff

The team from A Khan Restaurants who are nominated for Employer Achievement Awards
Employers who used Intraining's free Skills Support for the Workforce programme will compete at awards
Constructing Excellence

Business Supplement: Constructing Excellence

An 8-page report on the recent Constructing Excellence Awards 2015, the highlight of the year for the North East construction industry

Newcastle's Eldon Leisure new gym and ten-pin bowling alley prepares for opening day

The new bowling at Eldon Leisure centre which is set to open
The new fitness zone and bowling alley at Eldon Leisure form part of a £3m investment plan by North Country Leisure

Story Homes' partnership with Northumberland Estates to deliver 180 new homes

A CGI of the proposed Story Homes development in Backworth, North Tyneside, for Northumberland Estates
The development is expected to bring benefits to the local economy over the life of the development through direct and indirect job opportunities.
An oil rig in the North Sea

North Sea oil needs to cut costs to survive oil price slump

Offshore industry in the North East faces challenges from global price slump, but savings target also presents opportunities

Joanna Berry: Let's shout about the North East

Joanna Berry, entrepreneur and director of engagement at Newcastle University Business School
Newcastle University Business School's director of external relations on the need to show off the region's best features

Northumberland confectioners set out plans for expansion into South of England and Ireland

Matthew and Cathy Stephenson of Sweetdreams, based in Cramlington
Sweetdreams is celebrating its 30th anniversary as it sets out ambitious plans for growth over the next five years

Videos & Photos

Andrew Rimmer with the Northumberland County Show 2015 Dairy Champion, Haresfoot Napier Bella

Exceptional sheep and cattle entries at the Northumberland County Show 2015

Northumberland County Show 2015: Thousands flock to Bywell Hall for annual event

The new bowling at Eldon Leisure centre which is set to open

Newcastle's Eldon Leisure new gym and ten-pin bowling alley prepares for opening day

 

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