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Spending chiefs have urged the creation of a new £200m fund to help SMEs

North East LEPs come together for £160m 'Jeremie 2' plan

Local enterprise partnerships for the North East and Teesside have joined forces in efforts to create a "Jeremie 2" investment programme, potentially ploughing a further £160m into the region's businesses

Grainger Plc acquire prime London properties for £160m

Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger plc
Residential landlord Grainger Plc has acquired a £160m property portfolio in some of the most exclusive addresses in London

NE firm advises on strategic partnership

From left, Carl Swansbury and Abu Ali of Ryecroft Glenton C >> orporate Finance with Chris Robson, Ryecroft Glenton managing partner
Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance helps Experis and Integral Search join forces

Startups competition launched by Thinking Digital

Herb Kim
A competition to root out the move innovative ideas has been launched by organisers of the North East’s answer to TED

French film maker explores North hill farming life with Addicted to Sheep film

Film-maker Magali Pettier
A North East sheep farming family star in a new film by French director Magali Pettier, which is hoped will be shown at the Amsterdam Film Festival

Business Interviews

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller: Emerging markets: Slower but are they surer?

Most people live in emerging markets, so in an increasingly integrated world, it makes sense to think that most market capitalisation eventually will too

John Anderson: Take advantage of exporting advice

John Anderson
The bi-annual Export Week  marked the return of a welcome addition to the events calendar

What the European politicians say they will do for business

North East Chamber of Commerce Partners quiz European election hopefuls

Demand rises for Newcastle city centre space

City centre office space has seen fresh interest across the region. Three North East commercial agents deliver their views

Two more firms move to Quorum Business Park

Quorumn Business Park
Quorum Business Park continues to witness new job growth having recently welcomed two established North East businesses to the North Newcastle business park

Kevan Carrick: North East has a good story to tell -so let's tell the world

Kevan Carrick
When you read this I will be presenting a paper at the 10th Annual International Conference on the Real Estate Market in Croatia
Film-maker Magali Pettier

French film maker explores North hill farming life with Addicted to Sheep film

A North East sheep farming family star in a new film by French director Magali Pettier, which is hoped will be shown at the Amsterdam Film Festival

Defra funds programme of vaccinations for Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus

Many farmers are now vaccinating against Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus
A free vaccination programme for Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus is being rolled out in Northumberland

Two UK sheep industry stalwarts honoured for their work

Margaret Dalton and John Vipond
For only the second time in more than 50 years, the National Sheep Association has shared the George Hedley Memorial Award between two people
Bridget Holmstrom

Bridget helps Teesside small businesses prepare for growth

Finance expert Bridget Holmstrom has set up a financial company to help Teesside small business owners keep an eye on their balance sheets

Bailey & Co estate agents opens in Jesmond

Property
Regional estate agent Ben Bailey has launched his own practice which he says will provide a more tailor, locally-focused service

North East small business owners urged to spring-clean their finances

Spending chiefs have urged the creation of a new £200m fund to help SMEs
David Ingram of TaxAssist Accountants in Gosforth, Newcastle, is urging small business owners not to be caught out by changes in the latest Budget

Videos & Photos

The Economic Forecast Breakfast at Ramside Hall

Economic Forecast Breakfast highlights key issues for North East economy

The Liquid Envy nightclub, Newcastle

Newcastle nightclub to be demolished for student housing

Andrew Moffat

Port of Tyne Chief Executive Andrew Moffat takes on national role

 

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