Business

Proton Power Systems fuel cells are to be used in Austrian buses updated

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

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

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

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

UK Sustainable Energy land £26m deal with BT to supply solar power

UK-SE's Martlesham solar farm, which will feed BT's Adastral Park site
The Walker-based energy firm have also announced the launch of a £425m fund to help North East businesses reach cheap, sustainable power

Gateshead-based Sevcon raises $10m growth cash pot

Matt Boyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of the electric vehicle control manufacturer Sevcon
Gateshead-based Sevcon are putting growth plans into action after securing significant shareholder backing

Sage Group makes £96m acquisition of US business

Pascal Houillon, CEO of Sage North America
Sage Group, based in Newcastle, has acquired a US firm which specialises in services for SMEs

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

Judy Willis, the new Events Organiser and Show Secretary at Northumberland County Show
Former police force worker Judy Willis has been named as the successor to Gaynor Scandle

Steve Harper and sporting friends launch Oddballs underwear business

Left to right, Paul Varley, Steve Harper and Richard Metcalfe
Sporting pals Steve Harper, Richard Metcalfe and Paul Varley have launched an oddball business venture

Newcastle University entrepreneurs launch film production company

Craig Hawkes and Vikas Kapil
Masters graduates Vikas Kapil and Craig Hawkes have launched DocYOUmentary from Gateshead International Business Centre
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

Proton Power Systems fuel cells are to be used in Austrian buses updated

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

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

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
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
Proton Power Systems fuel cells are to be used in Austrian buses updated

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

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

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

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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