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Tesco store in Bedlington

Tesco store closures put 123 North East jobs at risk

Usdaw union to enter 'full and 'meaningful consultations', seeking redeployment opportunities for staff

First day of trading for Sunderland-headquartered ScS

ScS chief executive officer David Knights (left) with the company's chief financial officer, Ron Turnbull
The Sunderland furniture retailer will raise at least £35m for its private equity owners by trading on the London Stock Exchange

Recite Me chief executive encourages funding route after major sales boost

Ross Linnett, of Recite Me Ltd, was among those to join David Cameron on a trade visit to China in December 2013
Ross Linnett has seen his business profile rise through trade visits to China and an invite to Buckingham Palace

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Tesco store in Bedlington

Tesco store closures put 123 North East jobs at risk

Usdaw union to enter 'full and 'meaningful consultations', seeking redeployment opportunities for staff

ScS chief executive officer David Knights (left) with the company's chief financial officer, Ron Turnbull

First day of trading for Sunderland-headquartered ScS

The Sunderland furniture retailer will raise at least £35m for its private equity owners by trading on the London Stock Exchange

Ross Linnett, of Recite Me Ltd, was among those to join David Cameron on a trade visit to China in December 2013

Recite Me chief executive encourages funding route after major sales boost

Ross Linnett has seen his business profile rise through trade visits to China and an invite to Buckingham Palace

Strong first quarter for Newcastle-headquartered Sage Group

Software firm Sage reports rising revenues and pro-active moves to tackle weak points as it remains on track to hit targets

Alan Needle, chief executive officer at Filtronic

Filtronic hit by challenging trading conditions

Components manufacturer says results are likely to be affected by delays and curtailment of orders destined for Russia

Nicola Short, Fiona Railson, Peter Neal, Hazel Smith and Dave Bowman, who have joined UNW to launch and support its new Strategic Talent team

Newcastle firm UNW expands business advisory activities with new talent search division

The Newcastle-based firm has also recruited a new partner and former Entrepreneurs' Forum boss, Nicola Short

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

AIS training centre in North Shields is expanding its activities even as the offshore industry feels the pinch

Technology firms bringing manufacturing to the North East

Jobs to come in pharmaceutical and technology markets thanks to North East innovations Vreo and Rokshaw

Founders of Hedgehog Lab, Sarat Pediredla, left, and Mark Forster, who now hold the titles of managing director and technical director

Fast-growing Hedgehog Lab based in Newcastle picks up two awards

Business minister says app developer is a 'brilliant example of a successful small firm' as Newcastle lab picks up two awards

Ian Durant

Greggs chairman Ian Durant says business is no longer a man's world

Greggs chairman Ian Durant was among those to address students at South Tyneside College on the need for gender equality

Matt Mavir from Last Night of Freedom

Gateshead stag and hen firm on track for year of growth

Gateshead-based Last Night of Freedom aims to take advantage of growing economy with integrated product offering

Dr Jane Sullivan of Newton Rigg College

New director appointed at Newton Rigg College

Dr Jane Sullivan has experience working at several colleges in the North, as well as spending 15 years at AstraZeneca

West Denton pool

North Country Leisure becomes subsidiary of UK's largest not-for-profit leisure firm

Formed in the 1990s, both GLL and NCL have strong reputations in developing and delivering high quality leisure activities

Esh Group has made major investment into the expansion of its HGV fleet with Renault Trucks

Esh Group's major expansion of HGV fleet

The group's civil engineering arm Lumsden and Carroll has splashed out £1m on JCBs, excavators and nine Renault heavy goods vehicles

James Gill, Director of First Class Technical Recruitment

First Class aim to benefit from transferable skills to boost workforce

The specialist recruiting firm is creating five new consultant roles and is aiming to attract engineers from other sectors

New houses under construction

Booming construction sector set to create 17,500 jobs in the North East

A raft of sizeable developments, prospective projects and private housing demand is driving the recruitment across the region

Kieron Brady pictured playing for Sunderland AFC in the 1990s

Former Sunderland AFC footballer tackles prejudice and discrimination across workplaces

Kieron Brady's consultancy business has recently launched an e-learning product aimed at employers

South Tyneside College principal Lindsey Whiterod with Lord Baker at the launch of Career College North East (CCNE)

UK first as Career College launches in South Tyneside

An innovative partnership in South Tyneside is set to lead the way on a new approach to skills training and further education

Chris Mallon, chief executive of the NBA

NBA welcomes Red Tractor meeting on proposed assurance changes

Northumberland-based members' organisation seeks clarity over impact of new rules

Equipment at DeepOcean

DeepOcean to shed North East jobs as oil industry crisis spreads

The subsea engineering specialists confirmed expected redundancies amidst falling oil prices and lack of renewables work

Videos & Photos

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

A CGI of how the Glass House champagne bar in Newcastle will look when complete

Glass House champagne bar: A first look at work on the Newcastle venue

Artist's impression of a room inside the new 270-bedroom student scheme

Work starts on Newcastle's latest student accommodation scheme

 

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