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Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: The importance of good industrial relations

Regional secretary of the TUC Beth Farhat says good employers recognise that unions are an asset to support them

Teesport operators grow pre-tax profits to £6.3m on increased cargo volumes

Teesport
Brookfield Ports saw revenue increase to £133.43m as the group's North East business enjoyed increased volumes

Monday interview: Stephen Bell, chief executive of Tyneside-based charity Changing Lives

Stephen Bell, chief executive of Changing Lives
Changing Lives boss Stephen Bell explains how he runs his organisation along business lines to help those most in need

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Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: The importance of good industrial relations

Regional secretary of the TUC Beth Farhat says good employers recognise that unions are an asset to support them

Teesport

Teesport operators grow pre-tax profits to £6.3m on increased cargo volumes

Brookfield Ports saw revenue increase to £133.43m as the group's North East business enjoyed increased volumes

Stephen Bell, chief executive of Changing Lives

Monday interview: Stephen Bell, chief executive of Tyneside-based charity Changing Lives

Changing Lives boss Stephen Bell explains how he runs his organisation along business lines to help those most in need

Matthew and Cathy Stephenson of Sweetdreams, based in Cramlington

Northumberland confectioners set out plans for expansion into South of England and Ireland

Sweetdreams is celebrating its 30th anniversary as it sets out ambitious plans for growth over the next five years

John Cridland addressed an audience of business people at Northumbria University

Devolution is best opportunity yet to tackle North East skills problem, says CBI chief

CBI chief John Cridland thinks increased decision making in the region could be improve productivity and reduce inequality

Simon Green, director of Venturefest North East

North East businesses offered chance to get in front of investors

Panel of more than 25 investors will gather at October's Venturefest North East event and organisers are looking for businesses who want to pitch

De La Rue products

Shake up on De La Rue board as Gill Rider to leave in summer

The bank note printers are bringing two new non-executive directors on to the board as Dr Rider steps down as chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Newcastle Central Station

Newcastle Central Station regeneration triggers further investment into city centre

The £20m regeneration of Newcastle Central Station is triggering a chain reaction of further investment

The new bowling at Eldon Leisure centre which is set to open

Newcastle's Eldon Leisure new gym and ten-pin bowling alley prepares for opening day

The new fitness zone and bowling alley at Eldon Leisure form part of a £3m investment plan by North Country Leisure

(l-r) Nas Khan, MD of Jennings Motor Group, John Mason from Mitsubishi Motors UK, and Norman Shepherd, franchise manager of Jennings Mitsubishi

North East motor dealerships Jennings and Springfield Cars drive up sales and profits

Despite growing turnover 18%, Jennings' director Nas Khan described last year as "a game of two halves"

From left: Alok Loomba and Sarah Smith, Sintons; Katie Lewis, manager, and Olly Henderson, owner, Mannys New York Pizza Deli

Manny's aims to take slice of Newcastle pizza market

Olly Henderson, the North East entrepreneur behind Capology, has launched a New York style pizza deli

Jennifer Morone speaks at Thinking Digital 2015

Thinking Digital embraces 'extreme capitalism' at Sage Gateshead

Talks from the woman who turned herself into a corporation and the man who encourages childlike creativity feature on final conference day

Potential employees of the new Crowne Plaza Hotel - Stephenson Quarter, take part in a speed dating-style recruitment event

Hundreds attend Crowne Plaza Hotel speed dating-style recruitment event

More than 400 people met managers of the new hotel, hoping to get one of the 140 roles which are now being advertised

Andrew Jamieson of H&H Land and Property Ltd

Farm business seminar to be held at Durham County Cricket Club

Representatives from H&H Land and Property, Swinburne Maddison LLP and Rowlands Accountants to speak at event

Newcastle castle keep and the Tyne Bridge

Funds managed by Newcastle's NVM Private Equity see returns fall

NVM Private Equity detailed the performance of three of its venture capital trusts in the six months to the end of March

Professor Malcolm Young of e-therapeutics based in Newcastle

Milestone for e-Therapeutics as first patient is enrolled into second phase cancer drug trial

The business is investigating its cancer drug's safety and effectiveness in liver and pancreatic cancers - as a solo or combination treatment

Turnaround for Tata Steel European operations with move back into profit

Full effect of a £500m writedown of the European operation will not be factored in until the final European trading figures later this year

Amber Rudd

New UK Government should mean more fracking, nuclear power and offshore wind farms

The appointment of Amber Rudd as Energy Secretary is being seen as a statement of intent by the Chancellor George Osborne

Quantum Pharma laboratories updated

Quantum Pharma Plc increase revenues and profits on the back of flotation and acquisition

The County Durham-based drugs manufacturer and supplier hailed a "transformational" year as revenues reached £61.7m

Artificial Intelligence and smart technology on the agenda at Thinking Digital in Gateshead

11 expert speakers turn out to popular tech event at Sage Gateshead, now in its eighth year

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A selection of The Journal's award-winning 2014 front pages

The Journal is praised at national awards as it wins newspaper of the year award

Ongoing work on the Stephenson Quarter development on Forth Banks

Speculative developments needed to draw investors to North East

Inside a Creams gelato parlour - the successful franchise is now coming to the North East

Pudding parlour Creams looks to open late in Newcastle's Bigg Market

 

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