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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

North East firm struggling to recruit engineers despite footing university bill

Matt Boyle, Danielle Walsh and Gerhard Fehringer
Sevcon pays students through university and guarantees them work - but says it can't find candidates from the region

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

VouchShare app creators L-R Sam Morton, Darren Williams, Gary Hunter, Laura Middleton and Karl Lattimer
Gary Hunter, Darren Williams and Sam Morton have founded VouchShare - an innovative app which connects online shoppers with voucher codes

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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

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

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.

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

Nigel Mills

Entrepreneurs' Forum survey reveals North East optimism

A positive picture of a growing economy has emerged from the Entrepreneurs' Forum Business Tracker Survey

Dianne Sharp, the regional director for the CBI

Dianne Sharp column: Business community can be heartened by the party conference season

Regional head of CBI welcomes commitments on skills, deficit reduction and the EU

Andy Mckenzie (left) with brother Duncan McKenzie

Sunderland brothers behind men's fashion store celebrate 20th anniversary with significant growth

Duncan and Andrew McKenzie have successfully grown Aphrodite 1994 over the last 20 years

Bruce Heppenstall updated

Profits fall 80% at Wellstream International

A year of heavy investments has knocked pre-tax profits at Newcastle's Wellstream International

Andrew Moffatt, Hilary Florek and Dr Jon Hargreaves at Port of Tyne

Hilary Florek appointed new chairman of the board at Port of Tyne

Hilary Florek steps up from deputy chairman at Port of Tyne after the death of Sir Les Elton earlier this year

The Benevolent Awards Ceremony: The winners are named

Bars and restaurants have been crowned the cream of the North East

Seven farming families from Upper Teesdale have set up a lamb delivery business to tackle the problem of falling returns

Teesdale farming families launch Swaledale lamb delivery business

Upper Teesdale Lamb, which aims to provide good value, is created in midst of criticism over lack of British lamb in supermarkets

Outside Prezzo restaurant, giving a guide as to how the Newcastle venue will look

Prezzo creates new jobs with Newcastle opening

Prezzo Newcastle will be the firm's second in the North East, joining its popular venue in Cramlington's Manor Walks Shopping Centre which opened last year

Professor Stefan Przyborsk in his laboratory at Durham University

Japanese stem cell firm acquires Durham University spin-out Reinnervate Ltd

Combination of cells with technology developed in the North East could have huge implications for medical research and drug development

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The Benevolent Awards Ceremony: The winners are named

First look: Opus Building Services completes student complex on former site of Tyne Tees TV

Graham Robb, Senior Partner of Recognition Marketing and PR at The Journal Transport Links Breakfast

Lively debate poses most pressing transport links issues in the North East

 

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