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Prof. Chris Higgins, Vice chancellor of Durham University

Durham University awards honorary degrees to business leaders

Bob Young and Tony and Barbara Laithwaite have been recognised for their contribution to Durham University

C&A Pumps go global with latest pump contracts

Alan Roberts, managing director of C & A Pumps and Engineering
C&A Pumps and Engineering has been appointed to supply and maintain products for the German firm Vogelsang

PR company wins contract with Dr. Martens

Firm will be responsible for promoting Northern and Scottish stores

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Prof. Chris Higgins, Vice chancellor of Durham University

Durham University awards honorary degrees to business leaders

Bob Young and Tony and Barbara Laithwaite have been recognised for their contribution to Durham University

Alan Roberts, managing director of C & A Pumps and Engineering

C&A Pumps go global with latest pump contracts

C&A Pumps and Engineering has been appointed to supply and maintain products for the German firm Vogelsang

PR company wins contract with Dr. Martens

Firm will be responsible for promoting Northern and Scottish stores

Quorum Business Park

MACAW invests in aerial technology

Consulting engineers have invested in aerial technology to help it provide inspection and surveys at challenging locations

Nicole Gallagher had various jobs after studying at college but took up an apprentice programme to become a mechanic

South Tyneside Professional and Vocational College students learn from successful dealership

Esh facilitates group enjoyed a two-hour visit to Benfield Ford’s new £5.8m outlet on Newcastle Road, Sunderland

Cara Delevingne leads out models during Burberry's Autumn/Winter 2014 show

Burberry is lifted by Chinese demand

Departing chief exec Angela Ahrendts set to leave the group on a high after seeing no let-up in demand from Chinese consumers

Aerial view of Port of Sunderland

Port of Sunderland to develop European presence after successful year

One of the region’s ports said it is developing its European presence after reporting a successful year

Justin Urquhart-Stewart (front) visited the North East for a meeting of the Academy of Chief Executives. Pictured with, from left, Tony Brown, director at Metrology Software Products, Alnwick; Marianne Whitfield, managing director of Cobweb Information Limited, Gateshead; Peter Ivey, chief operating officer at BEL Valves, Newcastle; and Alex Hayward, managing director at Phusion IM, Billingham

Financial guru calls for shake-up in North East funding

Justin Urquhart Stewart has called for a major overhaul of business funding in the North East

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

John Anderson: Take advantage of exporting advice

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

John Craggs & Peter Walls, Gentoo, Kevin Ball, Dave Laws and MC for the evening Jeff Brown

Hero of Sunderland football inspires local businesses

Sunderland AFC's coach Kevin Ball was the inspirational speaker at the North East Chamber of Commerce Durham and Wearside dinner

Tickets still available for The Journal's Exporters' Award ceremony

The Journal is celebrating the region's exporting stars in a glittering awards ceremony next month - and there's still time to grab your ticket

L to R Business Secretary Vince Cable, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and Alistair Dormer of Hitachi

Hitachi train building deal sealed for Newton Aycliffe factory

Funding has been secured to manufacture train carriages at Hitachi Rail Europe’s £82m Newton Aycliffe plan, the firm has confirmed

Immunodiagnostic Systems Ltd (IDS) plans to open an operation in Brazil updated

Sales expected to lift 5% at Immunodiagnostic Systems

South Tyneside-based medical testing kit makers Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDS) have released an upbeat trading statement

Dennis Clark

North Sea oil industry veteran's 40 years in sector

Former Amec Energy chief executive, NOF Energy honorary president Dennis Clark, OBE, reflects on his years in the industry, with Peter McCusker

Debenhams

Debenhams shake-up after sharp fall in profits

Debenhams is to refocus its promotional strategy after a disastrous Christmas trading performance led to a sharp fall in half-year profits

Angela Robson, Andrew Nicholson and Ian Batchelor in the new Nicholson Consultancy office in County Durham

Nicholson Consultancy relocates to industrial hotspot Aycliffe Industrial Park

Nicholson Consultancy says its base at Aycliffe Industrial Park will facilitate future growth for the company

From left, apprentice Bobby Grieves, East Durham Business Service's apprenticeship consultant Simon Naisbett, and apprentices Matthew Errington and Jordan Scott

Business support service helps more than 60 NEETs to find employment

East Durham Business Service sees strong take-up of apprenticeship programmes which has led to employment and apprenticeships

Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger plc

Grainger Plc acquire prime London properties for £160m

Residential landlord Grainger Plc has acquired a £160m property portfolio in some of the most exclusive addresses in London

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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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