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Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: North East needs to speak with one voice

The run-up to Easter saw the publication of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s Strategic Economic Plan

Bernie Callaghan: Arts is a honey pot for visitors and tourists

Bernie Callaghan
The North East has long been characterised by the strength and breadth of its creative energy, spectacular live events and cultural venues

Kevan Carrick: North East has a good story to tell -so let's tell the world

Kevan Carrick
When you read this I will be presenting a paper at the 10th Annual International Conference on the Real Estate Market in Croatia

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Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: North East needs to speak with one voice

The run-up to Easter saw the publication of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s Strategic Economic Plan

Bernie Callaghan

Bernie Callaghan: Arts is a honey pot for visitors and tourists

The North East has long been characterised by the strength and breadth of its creative energy, spectacular live events and cultural venues

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: North East has a good story to tell -so let's tell the world

When you read this I will be presenting a paper at the 10th Annual International Conference on the Real Estate Market in Croatia

Bernie Callaghan

Bernie Callaghan: Vital need to stay ahead on world stage

According to leading economists Goldman Sachs, it’s Asia that will be making the news in 2020

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: New deal builds up economic foundations

The announcement of a City Deal for Sunderland & South Tyneside, with £5m for an Advanced Automotive Park next to Nissan on the A19, is very welcome and adds to the foundations we need to grow the region's economy

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller: Changes are welcome - saving looks a bit more attractive

In 2003, Mervyn King – then Bank of England governor – noted the UK was in non-inflationary constantly expansionary mode

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller: Food for thought - retail sector difficulties in plain view

The difficulties being experienced by the listed-UK food retail sector were in plain view as Morrisons issued a huge profit warning that sent share prices in the sector tumbling

Andrew Miller

Small steps towards a sustainable recovery

In the UK and continental Europe, economic data has been broadly consistent with the more gradual recoveries that most of the market expected

Bernie Callaghan

Bernie Callaghan: Clubs need astute commercial leaders to survive

I'm lucky enough to be heading down to Wembley this weekend for the Cup Final between Sunderland and Manchester City. There’s going to be some high emotions at the event, whatever the result

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: Economic growth is team game

I try to avoid politics in this column and seek to address matters that affect the land, property and construction sectors served by my profession as a chartered surveyor

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: In this location what we need is demand, demand, demand

Kevan Carrick is a partner at JKProperty Consultants LLP and policyspokesman for RICS North East. Here he gives his views on Commercial Property in the North East

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: North East must be ready for change

The North East continues to struggle to attract private sector funding, mainly because the return on investment in London, as a global capital, is far better than in all of the other regions in the UK

Bernie Callaghan

Bernie Callaghan: Crowdfunding's a credible system for raising finance

For small and start-up businesses, crowdfunding is fast becoming a credible alternative financial system. The newly published Centre for Cities report said that the North East lagged behind in terms of business start-up

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: Plan's a blueprint for success

I promised in last week's column to review the draft North East Strategic Economic Plan. This is now open for consultation until 25 February and I urge everyone to read and respond

Carole White

Carole White: Current climate offers golden opportunities

Without wishing to appear to be ignoring the gravity of the global economic difficulties green shoots of recovery are appearing and the current climate offers some golden opportunities for businesses that are prepared to rise to the challenge

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller: Don't rely too heavily on the economic data

This has been one of the more subdued economic recoveries in recent memory, but a very good time to have owned stocks

Kevan Carrick

Kevan Carrick: Disappointment at Sunderland Council decision

I was disappointed at the news reported in The Journal last week that Sunderland Council had put on hold the proposed Combined Authority of the seven councils in the North East that have become known as the LA7

Bernie Callaghan

Bernie Callaghan: The concept of servant leadership in turbulent times

What sort of leaders does the region, its businesses and its public sector organisations need?

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller: Taking note of historical echoes in economy

February will mark the 20th anniversary of a key cyclical rotation in capital markets. The echoes are not confined to the calendar

Bernie Callaghan

Bernie Callaghan: A memorable year - professionally and personally

Happy New Year. It's a good time to look forward and also to reflect.  Last year was particularly memorable for me both professionally and personally

Videos & Photos

The Economic Forecast Breakfast at Ramside Hall

Economic Forecast Breakfast highlights key issues for North East economy

The Liquid Envy nightclub, Newcastle

Newcastle nightclub to be demolished for student housing

Andrew Moffat

Port of Tyne Chief Executive Andrew Moffat takes on national role

 

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