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An oil rig in the North Sea

Regional oil industry players respond to North Sea 'crisis' claims

NOF Energy boss calls for 'sense of perspective' amid worries that oil price collapse will batter the North Sea

Shepherd Engineering Services grows sales to £208m

A CGI of the Crowne Plaza Hotel under construction at the Stephenson Quarter
The firm has topped a successful year working on high profile North East projects including Stephenson Quarter in Newcastle

Opsec Security Group narrow losses from £2.2m to £600,000

Credit cards with holograms
A rise in orders within the Sunderland firm's transaction card and government protection divisions has also boosted sales.

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An oil rig in the North Sea

Regional oil industry players respond to North Sea 'crisis' claims

NOF Energy boss calls for 'sense of perspective' amid worries that oil price collapse will batter the North Sea

A CGI of the Crowne Plaza Hotel under construction at the Stephenson Quarter

Shepherd Engineering Services grows sales to £208m

The firm has topped a successful year working on high profile North East projects including Stephenson Quarter in Newcastle

Credit cards with holograms

Opsec Security Group narrow losses from £2.2m to £600,000

A rise in orders within the Sunderland firm's transaction card and government protection divisions has also boosted sales.

Opus Building Services start refurbishment work at Claremont Place. Left to right is Mark Triggs Site Supervisor and Scott Louis, Project Manager

Construction firm starts work on student accommodation block

Project close to Newcastle University maintains features of 18th century townhouses

Eddie Fergusson House, Archer's former offices

Nearly 70 jobs under threat as Archer closes Blyth base

The oil services firm announced the closure to staff this week, just over a year since expansion plans were talked about

The North East Business awards night at Hardwick Hall, Co Durham 2014

Six reasons why companies should enter the North East Business Awards

Previous winners explain how awards help them in terms of prestige, morale and getting ahead

Paul Appleby, Head of Energy Economics at BP

Senior BP man among speaker lineup for major Tyneside energy conference

The first speakers for March 2015's Energy: A Balanced Future conference have been announced

Dorothy Fairburn, CLA North regional director

Fine councils for failing to update Local Plans, says CLA

Landowners' organisation says out-to-date planning legislation can block the progress of important rural development

Mick Thompson of KPMG

KPMG profits dented by investment as northern revenues rise to £200m

Mick Thompson, office senior partner at KPMG's Newcastle base said it had been a period of expansion in the region

Premises which is thought to be the Glass House Bar on Dean Street

£250,000 invested into new Glass House bar in Newcastle

New bar plans are like buses - and Glass House is set to create storm when it opens next month

Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly sees profits rise 112% following last year's RSM Tenon acquisition

The turnaround and business advisory firm reported pre-tax profits of £11.9m

Professor Roy Sandbach

North East businesses urged to capitalise on £5,000 'innovation vouchers'

The North East LEP's North East Innovation Board has highlighted the scheme run by InnovateUK

A Premier Inn hotel

Premier Inn opens first North East hotel in a decade in Sunderland

The new Premier Inn hotel will create 50 new jobs in Sunderland, and two apprentices will also be taken on

Fastflow CEO and owner, Neil Armstrong

£270m deal for surging Washington based Fastflow

The deal for Washington based Fastflow follows the group’s success in becoming one of only five contractors to win a place on a National Grid framework

David Quayle, director of H&H Land and Property

Electricity wayleaves: are farmers getting the full compensation they are entitled to?

H&H Land and Property discuss the ins and outs of the agreements

Deadline looms for North East Business Awards

Previous winners say publicity has boosted trade while helping promote the North East region

New starters Ashley Vallance (far left), Tracey Wilson (centre front) and Andrew Howie (far right) are helping durhamlane’s Richard Lane (back left) and Lee Durham (back right) to the best ever sales performance figures

Newcastle sales consultants durhamlane land six figure deals

The outsourced sales and training firm have grown their workforce on the back of new work

Harrison Rafferty, logistics assistant with Geothermal Drilling Ltd

North East at the forefront of multi-million pound geothermal energy plans

Despite a recent setback, scientists say the North East has the potential to become the site of the UK’s first geothermal energy scheme in decades

George Rafferty, chief executive of NOF Energy

Energy supply chain upbeat despite challenges posed by oil price fall

Firms weighed in on prospects for 2015 as the NOF Energy annual survey was published

Peter Kenyon

Pawnbrokers Ramsdens Financial suffer £8.4m drop in pre-tax profits

Middlesbrough-headquartered Ramsdens Financial said it suffered from falling gold prices

Videos & Photos

The Sage Gateshead celebrates its 10th birthday: what does it mean for the North East?

The CIPR Awards at The Biscuit Factory updated

Top PR talent honoured at the 2014 CIPR North East PRide Awards

The Botanist, a new bar restaurant at Monument Mall

Newcastle's latest pub and restaurant, The Botanist, gets ready to open

 

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