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Four North East firms among Britain’s 100 fastest-growing SME exporters

Four North East companies will feature in this year’s Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100 league, published this weekend. Now in its third year, the table ranks Britain’s small and…

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This week’s North East appointments

The latest appointment news from across the North East. David Nixon, Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance (RGCF) has welcomed…

Work begins on £7.4m NETPark Explorer buildings

Construction work is set to begin on the latest phase of the North East Technology Park (NETPark), based in Sedgefield…

Newcastle Building Society announces 50% increase in pretax profits

Newcastle Building Society has revealed strong profit margins for the year, reporting a 50% increase from £5.4m in 2015 to…

North East skills spotlight: Labour MPs warn of ‘£119m hole’ in education funding

In our weekly North East skills feature, we take a look at the financial sustainability of schools in the region…

2016 momentum yet to ground as Newcastle Airport records high-flying January

Newcastle Airport has made a flying start to the year, enjoying a 16.2% year-on-year increase of passengers through the terminal…

ExpoTalent and DigitalCity collaboration to showcase North East digital talent next month

Middlesbrough will host its annual ExpoTalent event next month, one of the region’s biggest showcases of digital talent. Hundreds of industry…

Chinese company set to acquire Middlesbrough chemicals manufacturer

Middlesbrough-based Fine Industries Ltd is set to be acquired by Chinese company Lianhe Technology Company Ltd in the coming months…

Lords should back Parking Places Bill, says FSB

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has urged the House of Lords to pass a Bill being read in Parliament…

North East subsea engineering team closes in on $7m XPRIZE

A team of subsea engineering experts are within touching distance of a bringing a $7m prize pot and international recognition…

New podiatry business is no mean feat for Whitley Bay duo

Podiatrists Robert Stringer and Steve Hannant, who collectively have more than 32 years of experience of providing NHS podiatry services…

Komatsu wins construction contract with Ugandan government

Excavator manufacturer Komatsu, which boasts a large factory facility in Birtley, has landed a major contract with the Ugandan government. Receiving…

Orange Bus partners with Formula One’s Sahara Force India

Newcastle-based digital agency Orange Bus has partnered with Sahara Force India, a Formula One racing team based in Silverstone. Becoming the…

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UK Ex-Pats Make Case For Move Stateside

Distressed Americans looking to flee Donald Trump’s Presidency swamped Google…

North East web design agency Peacock Carter delivers NHS contract

Web design agency Peacock Carter won the contract after impressing Sheffield…

Survey calls for businesses to have their say in cutting through red tape

Partners delivering a programme designed to help businesses cut through…

Monpellier offer different software solution in the North East & Cumbria

If every business is different then it begs to reason…

Creative Fuse North East calls on creative, digital and tech firms to help shape region’s future

Creative Fuse North East, a project led by Newcastle University…

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Columnists Opinion
How improving skills will grow our economy

It’s an exciting time for the North East economy. We…

Did movement follow mapping? A look at the North East’s tech and digital future

Three months ago Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council invited…

Is there a difference between why men and women go bankrupt?

New government statistics have revealed that the leading causes of…

Entrepreneurs get over Brexit urges Gateshead business woman

A NORTH EAST businesswoman is urging SMEs to avoid ‘unwelcome…

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Columnists Advice
This Week’s hot topic: What business owners need to know about apprenticeship changes

Are you ready for changes when it comes to apprenticeships? The…

5 steps to take when a web design project goes wrong

Website projects fail for many reasons. Technical barriers can prevent…

North East schools must act over agency closure

HUNDREDS of North East schools could be without access to…

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