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Toby Bailey, business development director at Red Marine (left) and Joe Orrell, managing director

Offshore engineers Red Marine to create expanded testing facility in Northumberland

The engineering specialist will quadruple the size of its current workshop in Hexham

Start-up businesses upcycling shipping containers with help from Stockton firm

Storage container convertors, Anna Hedworth of the Cook House and Andy Aitchison of Northern Alchemy
Mini Mobile UK is making the most of a growing trend among firms to convert shipping containers into business spaces

Shasun Pharma expect significant sales growth after actioning new company strategy

Dudley-based Shasun Pharma Solutions
The firm is focusing on new areas after the loss of a key project - a move which has so far secured 70% of its sales target for this year.

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Toby Bailey, business development director at Red Marine (left) and Joe Orrell, managing director

Offshore engineers Red Marine to create expanded testing facility in Northumberland

The engineering specialist will quadruple the size of its current workshop in Hexham

Storage container convertors, Anna Hedworth of the Cook House and Andy Aitchison of Northern Alchemy

Start-up businesses upcycling shipping containers with help from Stockton firm

Mini Mobile UK is making the most of a growing trend among firms to convert shipping containers into business spaces

Dudley-based Shasun Pharma Solutions

Shasun Pharma expect significant sales growth after actioning new company strategy

The firm is focusing on new areas after the loss of a key project - a move which has so far secured 70% of its sales target for this year.

The offices of Newcastle firm True Potential

Newcastle's True Potential Investments launches UK's first personal finance app for Apple Watch

Technology is aimed at non-experts, providing users with a quick and easy way to take control of their financial goals

Record number of classes and breeds at this years Northumberland County Show

Cattle results from the Northumberland County Show 2015

Tweedale Harika from Northfield Park in Dumfrieshire was named Supreme Pedigree Beef Champion at the Northumberland County Show 2015

Organiser Herb Kim at the Thinking Digital conference at the Sage in Gateshead

Thinking Digital organisers plan expansion, beginning with new Manchester conference

Thinking Digital move should help raise popular event's profile, making it easier to bring high calibre speakers to the North East

Neil Harrold, R3 North East vice chair and a partner at Hay & Kilner Solicitors

Half of North East businesses hit by late payment, new research suggests

Trade body says small firms and sole traders are among the worst hit, with potentially devastating consequences in North East

Waymarks Paul Lofthouse (left) with Ian Wright (centre) and Steve Reeves

Waymark software helps pioneering filmmakers New World Designs

New World Designs are one of a handful of firms around the globe who film in 'bullet time' - an effect made famous in The Matrix trilogy

From left: Andrew McFarlane, Mactech managing director; Simon Thorne, Mactech general manager (standing) and Ung Gyu Kim, e-MARINE chief executive officer

Mactech Inspections to send British and European workers into Asian energy sector

The Whitley Bay-based staffing and recruitment firm have signed a deal with South Korean-headquartered e-Marine

Sarah Glendinning, assistant director, CBI North East

Sarah Glendinning: University business partnerships can create a strong economy

'Increasing collaboration between businesses and universities remains a priority for CBI,' says Sarah Glendinning

From left: Paul Slater. Richard McGlasham, Dave Stidolph, Hekla Goodman, Paul Wigham

Fit Gurus close £200,000 of investment including funds from top investment syndicate

The Newcastle-based fitness industry start-up has attracted £100,000 from US-based investment syndicate AngelList and proof of concept funds

The Vreo team: Ross Embleton, Lorreen Butler and the firm's founder Mark Vernon

Generation NE puts designs in place for North Shields-based Vreo to grow

The emerging technical design consultancy is expanding with help from the partnership, which is part of the North East LEP's Growth Deal

Some of the gantry cranes which Techservices and Stella Maintenance Technologies will help to convert

Two North East firms win multi-million pound contract to convert Port of Felixstowe cranes

Gateshead's Techservices and Blaydon's Stella Maintenance Technologies have been chosen by Hutchinson Ports UK to carry out a three-year contract.

Left to right, Joel Brakey, chief operating officer at Assetic, Justin Short, Synergi director with Peter Joynson, Synergi MD and Robert Turner, Assetic chief finance officer

Gateshead IT firm Synergi creates new division to market new software in the UK

The Gateshead business has signed an exclusive UK partnership with world-leading Australian software firm, Assetic

Northumberland County Show 2015: Thousands flock to Bywell Hall for annual event

Visitors were treated to a wide range of attractions in Northumberland, ranging from champion livestock to tug-of-war competitions

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

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Northumberland County Show 2015: Thousands flock to Bywell Hall for annual event

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

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

 

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