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Mark Hatton, EY's senior partner in the North East

EY's North East operations strengthened by Sage Group audit win

The accountancy and professional services firm reported a strong year across its multinational business

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business
Entrepreneurs and young professionals make up our list of exciting new talent in the business world

Port of Sunderland work starts on rail lines that have been unused for 20 years

Aerial view of Port of Sunderland exclusive
Network Rail have helped the Port of Sunderland to bring nearly half a mile of line back into operation

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Carillion worker

Selective approach to contracts keeps Carillion on track

International firm says growth prospects remain unchanged for the medium-term, with a strong order book and substantial pipeline

Virgin Money confirms intention to float on London Stock Exchange

Chief executive says group has the capacity to deliver "growth on a meaningful scale", bringing ongoing returns to shareholders

Mark Hatton, EY's senior partner in the North East

EY's North East operations strengthened by Sage Group audit win

The accountancy and professional services firm reported a strong year across its multinational business

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business

Entrepreneurs and young professionals make up our list of exciting new talent in the business world

Aerial view of Port of Sunderland exclusive

Port of Sunderland work starts on rail lines that have been unused for 20 years

Network Rail have helped the Port of Sunderland to bring nearly half a mile of line back into operation

Naomi Atkinson at site of new Quayside shop

Crowdfunding bid launched to create unique Newcastle Quayside venture

Investors can become part of the latest venture to regenerate the Newcastle Quayside

Inside the Tune Hotel which opens in Newcastle in October

Tune Hotel poised to open on Newcastle Quayside

Hotel chain Tune has invested more than £8m on renovating Proctor House, an Edwardian building last used as the Kublai Khan restaurant

Marj Newman (left) and Gill Walker outside the Labelled shop in Darlington

Darlington social enterprise Patchwork People licence Labelled model across the country

The North East-born social enterprise helps young people with learning disabilities to gain skills

North East Business Awards: Fast-growing companies honoured

The Journal is seeking to highlight the achievements of North East firms that experienced significant growth in everything from turnover to headcount

Left to right: Kelly Adamson of Adept with Brian Beaumont and Paul Harrison of Waltons Clark Whitehill and Craig Malarkey (TBI Law)

Recruiters Adept Professional Services secure £100,000 investment and plan 19 new jobs

The Teesside recruiters have successfully grown their highly consultative offering in response to "bums-on-seats" operators

Matt Boyle, Danielle Walsh and Gerhard Fehringer

North East firm struggling to recruit engineers despite footing university bill

Sevcon pays students through university and guarantees them work - but says it can't find candidates from the region

VouchShare app creators L-R Sam Morton, Darren Williams, Gary Hunter, Laura Middleton and Karl Lattimer

Prolific North East entrepreneurs join forces to disrupt the online voucher space

Gary Hunter, Darren Williams and Sam Morton have founded VouchShare - an innovative app which connects online shoppers with voucher codes

The Forties Alpha Satellite Platform (FASP) Jacket - project Apache - The largest ever oil rigs legs produced by Offshore Group at Hadrian Yard on the River Tyne

Tyneside yard OGN looks set to miss out on contract that could create 1,000 jobs

Fears grow that a lucrative offshore contract will go abroad rather than to Tyneside's OGN. Peter McCusker reports

Dr Robert Hardy of Aesica

Aesica Pharmaceuticals to be acquired by Consort Medical plc

£230m deal provides "clear strategic, competitive and value-enhancing benefits" for London Stock Exchange-listed company

Rachel Hoggett, plant operator at Owen Pugh

Owen Pugh Group takes on first female plant operator in company's history

Former apprentice Rachel Hoggett has cemented her place in the Owen Pugh Group's history as the first female plant operator

Adam Lowson (centre) won the amateur category at this years Durham Dry Stone Walling Competition

Teenager secures fourth win in a row at Durham Dry Stone Walling Competition

Event was organised by Durham County Council and Beamish Museum, as part of the latter's Festival of Agriculture

Neil Atkinson, Managing Director of Deminos

North East businesses need to act now to survive mass retirement of baby boom generation

As the baby boom generation nears an often comfortable retirement, Adam Luke looks at the skills gap they will leave behind.

Somerton Fern kitchen by Magnet

Sales heat up to £406m for kitchen maker Magnet's owners

Darlington-based Nobia Holdings UK reports an 8% lift in sales due to rising consumer confidence

Speakers at a Export Week event, Holiday Inn, Egerton Road, Guildford

Sign up for UK Trade & Investment's sixth Export Week roadshow

North East firms are being urged to sign up to events being staged by joining UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) during its sixth Export Week

Huntsman's New Tioxide Plant at Greatham

Teesside pigment manufacturers Tioxide Europe suffer major swing in profitability

Tioxide Europe saw operating losses of £7.6m in 2013, compared with profits of £111m the year before

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35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business

Naomi Atkinson at site of new Quayside shop

Crowdfunding bid launched to create unique Newcastle Quayside venture

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