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Secerna: Amplifying IP Expertise For…

01.03.2024

We are delighted to welcome the newest addition to the Dynamo community – Secerna, a Chartered & European patent attorney firm providing service on the protection, enforcement and defence of…

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Charting the Future of North…

28.02.2024

The Dynamo Advisory Board convene to discuss how to help drive the growth and success of the North East of England tech sector. One of the most important topics discussed…

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NRG ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP PROMOTION AND…

27.02.2024

NRG proudly announces a strategic advancement in leadership and expansion to further cement our standing as a leader in the recruitment industry. In collaboration with our Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)…

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First speakers announced as tickets…

23.02.2024

The first speakers have been announced for the Main Stage conference of TechNExt24, the North East’s leading technology festival. Avril Chester and David Grey are the first to be announced…

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HUB OF TALENT TO TAKE…

23.02.2024

A SERIES of in-house promotions has strengthened the management team at a leading regional workspace provider.   HyHubs is a unique collection of multi-let business centres that promote community, collaboration…

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Keeping Supply Chains Cyber Secure

22.02.2024

We are pleased to let you know that we have a series of workshops focusing on strengthening cyber security in your supply chains. Taking place across the North East throughout…

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Charting the Future of North…

15.02.2024

The Dynamo Advisory Board convene regularly to discuss how to help drive the growth and success of the North East technology sector. How do you think the world views the…

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Newcastle Business Pioneers Metaverse Meetings…

13.02.2024

Newcastle-based data and test solutions provider, Seriös Group, has announced a rollout of the metaverse in its business operations, providing free hi-tech Meta-Quest headsets to employees to facilitate virtual reality…

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29% deals increase in 2023…

08.02.2024

The Newcastle corporate team at national law firm, Weightmans, advised on a record number of deals in 2023 – generating a combined value of more than £459m and representing a…

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Initiatives for Nurturing Talent and…

02.02.2024

Recently, the Dynamo Advisory Board convened a quarterly meeting to help drive the growth and success of the North East technology sector. An African proverb sets the scene for the…

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TechNExt Festival Fringe

02.02.2024

The TechNExt Festival Fringe is a celebration of technology, innovation, and community-led events, designed for everyone. As we gear up for TechNExt 2024, we’re excited to invite individuals and organisations…

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Arrow open to support more…

02.02.2024

Open the door to fresh thinking, expertise and technical facilities to support innovation in your business – and get results that drive a sea-change in your success. Arrow is your…

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North East software house helps…

01.02.2024

A new interactive art trail launched in North Tyneside aims to bring smiles and more fun for all the family. Award-winning software house Nebula Labs worked with North Tyneside Council…

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Essential skills to fuel North…

01.02.2024

Prominent North East businesses, including Newcastle Airport and Newcastle College, have come together to champion the development of essential skills in the region. This ambitious vision aims to transform Newcastle…

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Square One Law: Igniting Growth…

01.02.2024

We’re thrilled to announce the newest addition to the Dynamo community – Square One Law, a values driven commercial law firm with a vision for empowering the North East tech…

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TECH TALENT ENGINE CELEBRATES YEAR…

09.01.2024

A YEAR after launching, a platform linking employers, education providers and prospective employees is on track to achieve its ambitious targets.   Dynamo, the region’s tech champion, and its partner…

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Aspire Expands Footprint with Acquisition…

04.01.2024

Aspire Technology Solutions, one of the UK’s leading Cyber Security and Modern Workplace Managed Service Providers, has announced the acquisition of Cloud Cover IT, a dynamic Managed Service Provider based…

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Ros to Build Opencast’s Cyber…

04.01.2024

Independent tech consultancy Opencast has appointed a new head of security services, to help the organisation and its clients comply with regulation, develop best practice in data security – and…

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Record-breaking year for Newcastle University…

22.12.2023

Investments across life sciences, sustainable engineering and digital tech spin-outs have totalled over £40m in 2023. Created from research discoveries, the University’s 37 active spin-out companies now employ more than…

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Business Leaders Welcome Return of…

21.12.2023

TechNExt, the North East’s premier technology festival, is set to make its much-anticipated return in 2024. Following the success of the inaugural event in 2023, the event has been welcomed…

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£5.6m funding programme announced to…

21.12.2023

Funding to strengthen and support the start-up and scale-up of micro, small and medium size businesses across Tees Valley has been launched today. An open call for innovative pilot projects,…

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North East real estate industry…

20.12.2023

North East businesses from across the real estate sector are gearing up to showcase the very best of the region’s opportunities on a world stage at MIPIM. Invest Newcastle, part…

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Turnover continues to rise at…

14.12.2023

A leading Northern law firm today announced its 2022-23 financial results, revealing another consistently strong performance. Ward Hadaway, which has offices in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle, announced revenue for the…

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New report shows the ‘significant…

13.12.2023

New research shows Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for SMBs, is helping to transform the economic landscape of the North East through an economic footprint…

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North East recruitment firm announces…

12.12.2023

Specialist North East recruitment firm Concept Personnel has embarked on an ‘ambitious’ expansion programme, starting with the merger with another recruitment business. The North Tyneside based recruitment consultancy, led by…

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Muckle LLP lines up charity…

12.12.2023

Leading law firm for business Muckle LLP is lining up charity experts to feature in its new podcast series, Charity Matters, which is dedicated to exploring the most talked about…

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Research reveals North East entrepreneurs…

11.12.2023

Optimism amongst North East entrepreneurs is at a new high, the latest Entrepreneurs’ Forum survey has revealed. 116 entrepreneurs – approximately 35 per cent of the Forum’s overall membership –…

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OPENCAST CHOOSES SIX NON-PROFITS TO…

11.12.2023

Independent tech consultancy Opencast has named the six non-profits it will support this year through a donation from its profits, following a vote by people working across the business. The…

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North East businesses discuss growing…

07.12.2023

Leading speakers shared fascinating insights into the importance of education and skills with the region’s top businesses at the North East Chamber of Commerce’s Large Business Summit. The conference is…

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HyHeroes awards celebrate success at…

06.12.2023

CLIENTS of three Newcastle business centres came together to celebrate their success stories at an awards evening inspired by Peter Kay’s sitcom Phoenix Nights. HyHubs, which operates Hoults Yard in…

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New director to help deepen…

06.12.2023

A new appointment at independent technology consultancy Opencast will strengthen and widen the company’s working relationships with government departments. Henry Rex, Opencast’s new government relations director, has joined the rapidly…

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A hat-trick of healthcare wins…

05.12.2023

One of the North East’s leading healthcare law firms has secured its place on three prestigious National Healthcare Service (NHS) frameworks for a further four years. In what was a…

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Infotel UK is paving the…

05.12.2023

We are happy to announce that Infotel UK has secured its place as a top contender in the Technology & Innovation category at the Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards 2023.…

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LEANNE CHAMBERS APPOINTED AS MANAGING…

28.11.2023

In a strategic move to enhance our full-service recruitment solutions across the UK, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Leanne Chambers as Managing Director of both NRG and…

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Stef Monaco to lead Opencast’s…

28.11.2023

Independent technology consultancy Opencast has appointed a head of social impact, reaffirming its commitment to being a purpose-driven business. Stef Monaco’s appointment comes months after the company submitted an application…

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Communicate celebrates double shortlisting in…

27.11.2023

National IT, telecoms and cyber-security specialists, Communicate, celebrate dual shortlisting in this year’s Cyber Security Awards. The company has been nominated for the third time running in the Threat Detection…

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Businesses in Tees Valley urged…

24.11.2023

Businesses are being urged to step forward and shape how vital funding will help the future of thousands of businesses across the region. Business Support Engagement Workshops will take place…

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Virtual Memory Box for children…

21.11.2023

Virtual Memory Box, a digital innovation that saves precious memories for children and young people in care has won the Tech for Good category in the prestigious Prolific North Awards.…

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DYNAMITES23 TECH AWARDS GO OFF…

20.11.2023

THE tenth annual Dynamites awards last night celebrated the region’s tech superstars and rising stars. The Dynamites23 Awards attracted almost 450 attendees and more than 120 entries across 12 award…

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Research shows 75% of businesses…

20.11.2023

Research conducted by Newcastle based Northcoders – one of the UK’s premier coding bootcamp providers – has shown that 75% of businesses in England are unaware of potential funding that…

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Muckle LLP continues to champion…

15.11.2023

A leading lawyer from Muckle LLP has been appointed as a trustee to a Teesside charity. Hugh Welch, Senior Partner and Corporate team lawyer at Muckle LLP has become a…

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Ward Hadaway continues growth of…

14.11.2023

Ward Hadaway’s social housing team has continued to experience significant growth and success with the welcome addition of four new appointments to its Newcastle office. The Social Housing team, part of…

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MINCOFFS SOLICITORS WELCOMES MARKETING MANAGER

14.11.2023

A FAST-GROWING North East law firm, which specialises in corporate and commercial law, has announced an appointment to its practice management team. Newcastle-based Mincoffs Solicitors has strengthened its marketing department…

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University rises to challenge in…

14.11.2023

Health leaders from the University of Sunderland are supporting ambitious plans to strengthen the NHS for future generations. The University has already submitted a bid to central government to triple…

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WHY NO ISN’T A DIRTY…

14.11.2023

If you’ve ever said ‘yes’, when you really meant ‘no’, welcome to the club. ROAR Digital Marketing founder Michael Knowles admits to once being a fully paid up member. But now he…

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Northumbria University and NECC host…

09.11.2023

Northumbria University and the North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) are joining forces to host a free knowledge-sharing event for businesses of all sizes, exploring how to develop and retain…

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Newcastle ‘metaverse’ training firm to…

09.11.2023

A Newcastle company that provides immersive training programmes for industry using extended reality software has raised a further £1m from the North East Venture Fund, supported by the European Regional…

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GMDN AGENCY PARTNERS WITH OPENCAST…

09.11.2023

The non-profit GMDN (Global Medical Device Nomenclature) Agency has joined forces with tech consultancy Opencast for a major upgrade of its user platform and digital offering. The GMDN is the…

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Newcastle and Sunderland join forces…

01.11.2023

North East England’s smart city credentials will be showcased on the international stage next week as a diverse regional delegation heads to Barcelona for Smart City Expo World Congress. Taking…

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TIME RUNNING OUT TO GET…

01.11.2023

TICKETS for the region’s flagship IT and technology awards are selling fast – and you haven’t got long to confirm your attendance. Dynamites23 will be held at Newcastle’s Civic Centre…

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Invest Newcastle prepares for return…

31.10.2023

The North East real estate industry gathered last week (Friday 27 October) to discuss plans for their presence at major real estate conferences MIPIM and UKREiiF. Invest Newcastle, part of…

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Digital marketers named as finalists…

27.10.2023

A NORTH East digital marketing agency has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award in recognition of the ‘enviable’ return on investment (ROI) its team earned for one of its…

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North East chosen for government…

26.10.2023

The North East has been selected to receive up to £7.5m of new investment to drive local innovation and business growth, building on the region’s existing strengths in digital technologies.…

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North of Tyne Mayor Jamie…

25.10.2023

A new programme has been launched to support economically inactive residents living in Northumberland – people who are not in employment or seeking work – to help them make positive…

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Leeds Digital Festival Award Winners…

25.10.2023

The winners of this year’s Leeds Digital Festival Awards, which highlight achievements in Leeds and the city region’s digital and tech sectors, have been announced. Organised by tech recruitment agency…

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North East councils to take…

25.10.2023

A devolution deal with government is expected to provide £4.2bn of additional investment to the region over 30 years, including a £1.4bn investment fund alongside significant funding for transport, education…

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Newcastle based proptech announces new…

25.10.2023

iamproperty has announced Perwyn as its new private equity partner as the proptech business is about to record its biggest year of growth to date. LDC, the private equity investor which…

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Aspire Appoints Tom Howard as…

25.10.2023

Gateshead-based Aspire Technology Solutions, one of the UK’s largest IT managed service and cyber security providers, announces the appointment of Tom Howard as Chief Financial Officer. In this newly created…

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Supporting Business Growth: Bridging the…

24.10.2023

How can businesses bridge the digital and green skills gap? Northumbria University and the North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) are joining forces to host a free knowledge-sharing event for…

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LILY ELLA SAVED FROM LIQUIDATION

24.10.2023

AN INNOVATIVE North East ecommerce agency has saved an online women’s clothing brand from closure, thanks to legal support from a leading law firm. Ecommerce development experts, Venture Stream have…

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TOM LAWSON NAMED ON UK…

19.10.2023

Tom Lawson, chief executive of fast-growing tech consultancy Opencast, has been named as one of the UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2023. The prestigious LDC Top 50…

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Muckle LLP’s top-ranked real estate…

17.10.2023

Leading law firm for business Muckle LLP has strengthened its real estate team by retaining newly qualified solicitor Eaden Hardcastle. Eaden joined Muckle in September 2021 on its graduate training…

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BIG STEP FORWARD FOR OPENCAST’S…

10.10.2023

Independent technology consultancy Opencast has taken a big step forward to formalising itself as a purpose-driven driven business, after submitting an application to become a B Corp to the body…

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BEST OF THE BEST: DYNAMITES23…

05.10.2023

THE shortlist for the Dynamites23, the region’s IT and technology awards, has been unveiled after a massive number of companies, organisations and individuals entered. Now in their tenth year, the…

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Ward Hadaway nurtures homegrown talent…

05.10.2023

A leading Northern law firm has announced the recruitment of six new trainees and one apprentice solicitor into its Newcastle headquarters, with 13 trainees recruited nationally as it continues to…

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Notify Technology enhances digital Risk…

04.10.2023

Notify Technology, a leading provider of safety, health, environmental and quality management (SHEQ) software, is pleased to announce the release of Notify Cloud v6.5, offering users a host of new…

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MAJOR REGIONAL FESTIVAL CELEBRATING TECH…

29.09.2023

AFTER an extremely successful inaugural year, a major regional festival promoting and celebrating the north east’s growing technology sector will return in 2024. Organised by regional tech network Dynamo North…

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Muckle LLP reports second consecutive…

26.09.2023

Leading regional law firm for businesses Muckle LLP has praised the fantastic support of its people, clients and suppliers as it reported another record-breaking year of increased turnover and profitability.…

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Data Guardians: A collaborative journey…

20.09.2023

Infotel UK has partnered with the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) to embark on a project dedicated to data management and data privacy in large organisations. This partnership highlights…

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North East Tech Sector showcased…

20.09.2023

A delegation of international trade and investment experts are headed home to the US ready to spread the word about the North East and the impressive investment opportunities in the…

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Global IT consultancy opens new…

19.09.2023

Apexon, a digital-first technology services company, has opened a new ‘state-of-art facility’ in Sunderland to help it meet the growing demand for its digital products and services in the UK.…

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Record year sees South Tyneside…

19.09.2023

Staff at a South Tyneside technology firm named one of The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Work are celebrating a record year. Howell Technology Group (HTG) has seen revenue grow…

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DYNAMO APPOINTS NEW ADVISORY BOARD

13.09.2023

A VASTLY experienced advisory board has been appointed to drive forward Dynamo, the region’s tech network. New board members include representatives from some of the north east’s leading technology companies,…

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Employment Law Digest Summer Edition:…

12.09.2023

ESG is something clients are asking us about more and more. This increase in enquiries reflects the increasing importance of ESG credentials and a shift in expectations from employees, investors,…

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100% retention rate for Newcastle…

12.09.2023

Leading Northern law firm Ward Hadaway, with offices in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle, has announced the appointment of nine newly qualified solicitors following a successful training period. Each of the…

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Aspiring to help: Running the…

12.09.2023

Colleagues at Aspire Technology Solutions showcased their dedication by participating in the Great North Run to support local charities This past weekend, the dedicated team members of Gateshead-based Aspire Technology…

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Teesside University named amongst the…

11.09.2023

Teesside University has been named among the Universities of the Year in a brand-new national university guide, which will be influential in informing students’ choices about where to study. The…

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North East leads the way…

01.09.2023

A new study from Sage has revealed how the North East tops the country in terms of the best places for female startup entrepreneurs. The study explores where women entrepreneurs…

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Wealth management specialist announces launch…

31.08.2023

Newcastle city centre’s award winning Portland House continues to see strong demand for its sustainable workspace after securing a major new tenant. Wealth management specialist Raymond James, Monument has agreed…

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DEADLINE LOOMING FOR REGION’S TECH…

30.08.2023

THE deadline for entries into the region’s tech awards is looming. Would-be winners of Dynamites23, sponsored by Nigel Wright Recruitment, have until 5pm on Tuesday, September 5 to submit their…

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Aspire named as supplier on…

29.08.2023

Notably, Aspire Technology Solutions is the only North East Supplier to be named on four lots that relate to managed connectivity and unified communications, further extending its service offering to…

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OPENCAST NAMED AS SUPPLIER ON…

24.08.2023

Independent technology consultancy Opencast has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s Digital and Legacy Application Services (DALAS) framework. As a supplier on ‘Lot 2b’ of the DALAS…

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New institute to drive opportunities…

23.08.2023

“The Institute places life-changing opportunities for all at its core”   Building a society that is more socially and economically inclusive is at the heart of a new Institute launched…

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Law firm relocates to newly…

22.08.2023

National law firm Weightmans has relocated its Birmingham operations in a move which solidifies its commitment to sustainable and responsible business. The firm moved to 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham’s tallest…

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JANET RETURNS TO NORTH EAST…

18.08.2023

An experienced leader in digital transformation has returned to her native north east to help power the further expansion of one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech consultancies. Janet Onyia, who…

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Newcastle tech startup with “big…

16.08.2023

A Newcastle tech startup which aims to become a household name has opened its doors to its first customers in the region. Swarm, a green energy business founded by two…

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North East digital tech sector…

15.08.2023

North of Tyne’s digital technology sector is growing four times faster than the region’s wider economy, as more people flock towards jobs in tech. ‘Career Changers’, namely people bringing skills…

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Newcastle University and Offshore Wind…

14.08.2023

Newcastle University and RWE’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see them work together to support the growth of a skilled offshore wind…

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Newcastle Building Society reports strong…

04.08.2023

Newcastle Building Society has announced its financial results for the first half of 2023, reporting continued growth through the first half of the year achieved by offering “consistently good value…

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FUSE IS LIT – REGION’S…

02.08.2023

THE touchpaper has been lit for the region’s tech awards – Dynamites 23. Now in their tenth year, the Dynamites are the North East’s most highly anticipated IT and Tech…

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Technology recruitment firm set to…

02.08.2023

Technology recruitment firm SPG Resourcing has marked its second anniversary by announcing international expansion plans and the creation of 10 new jobs over the coming year. The company expects revenue…

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Excelpoint celebrates apprenticeship success

26.07.2023

Excelpoint, a leading North East tech firm, congratulates Lee Dodgson on achieving his Level 3 Data Technician apprenticeship. Excelpoint takes immense pride in its team accomplishments, and Lee successfully completing…

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LGBTQIA+ Conference results in global…

25.07.2023

“This was not just a day to sit and listen” The ‘unprecedented’ success of the first International LGBTQIA+ conference has led to a collaboration of global experts joining forces to…

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Northcoders Group PLC announces Government…

25.07.2023

Northcoders (AIM:CODE), the independent provider of training programmes for software coding, is pleased to announce that the Group has been successful in securing further funding from the Department for Education…

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APPOINTMENTS STRENGTHEN KEY TEAMS AT…

21.07.2023

THE COMMERCIAL and family departments at a leading North East law firm have bolstered their teams, following two key appointments. Newcastle-based Mincoffs Solicitors has welcomed associate solicitor Jennifer Wade to…

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Newcastle United FC “key” to…

18.07.2023

A high-flying Newcastle United is “key” to supporting the growth of the city’s technology sector, according to specialist recruitment company, SPG Resourcing. The technology specialist recruiters argue that Newcastle’s brand…

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North East’s NorthStandard Builds on…

10.07.2023

The Newcastle-headquartered, NorthStandard, a £630 million (US$800 million) turnover business and now one of the world’s largest marine insurers, has announced strong annual performance figures as a consolidated business following…

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Jobs boost as North East…

10.07.2023

A North East tech specialist is set to create dozens of full-time jobs after securing millions of pounds worth of new work across manufacturing, transportation and education sectors. Gateshead-based Advantex,…

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Nomad Digital Awarded SNCF Voyageurs…

10.07.2023

Nomad Digital, specialist in transport connectivity solutions has signed a 4-year base frame contract (with an option for a 3-year extension) to upgrade the SNCF Voyageurs high-speed trains (TGV INOUI)…

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Oak Engage launches Aria, the…

06.07.2023

Award-winning employee engagement and intranet solution, Oak Engage has today announced the launch of Aria, their new AI-powered virtual assistant, which will revolutionise how businesses communicate with their people. Initially,…

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HOME CARE ACQUISITION EXPANDS CARE…

06.07.2023

A RECENT acquisition has opened the doors for an ambitious North East care provider to introduce an enhanced service offering, thanks to support from leading Newcastle-based law firm Mincoffs Solicitors…

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OPENCAST APPOINTS NEW HEALTHCARE LEAD

06.07.2023

Opencast, one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech consultancies, has appointed Paul Malcolm as corporate development industry lead for healthcare, to build out its offer to help modernise and transform the…

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SEO specialists appoint strategic partners…

22.06.2023

A RAPIDLY growing digital marketing agency has appointed a business transformation company and a PR partner to help achieve its ambitions for further expansion. Demand for the services of Tyneside-based…

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Muckle LLP further expands agriculture…

22.06.2023

Leading law firm Muckle LLP is further expanding its Agriculture, Estates and Private Client team by appointing solicitor, Lois Dokubo, the latest in a string of new appointments for the…

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Recruitrite wins a TeesTech Award…

22.06.2023

Darlington-based recruitment agency Recruitrite has been honoured with a Digital Transformation Award at the 2023 Tees Tech Awards, recognising its exceptional adoption of Excelpoint’s no-code technology to transform business operations.…

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Ward Hadaway announces key promotions…

20.06.2023

Ward Hadaway, a leading Northern law firm headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, has announced a total of 19 promotions across its offices in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle.12 of those have…

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Newcastle Building Society commits to…

20.06.2023

The North East’s biggest building society has made a significant investment in Hexham and committed to its future in the town by acquiring the long-term leasehold of its Beaumont Street…

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Sunderland professor awarded MBE for…

19.06.2023

A University of Sunderland professor who is playing a key role in shaping the future of teacher training has been awarded an MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours list. Professor…

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‘Grow your own’ and help…

19.06.2023

Talent attraction and retention remains a top priority, and often a key challenge, for many North East businesses. Last week, Northumbria University and the North East England Chamber of Commerce…

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North of Tyne Combined Authority…

19.06.2023

The North of Tyne Combined Authority is set to create more than 5,000 permanent jobs in four years, with over 1,280 already in post, averaging at seven new jobs per…

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Dynamic and Determined: The 2023…

15.06.2023

The Ward Hadaway North West Fastest 50 is an annual awards event that recognises and celebrates the fastest growing businesses in the North West. 2023’s top 50 businesses were officially revealed at…

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Resilient Mum Secures Scholarship For…

14.06.2023

A County Durham mum who has won a scholarship to a digital marketing Masters degree hopes it will help restart her career after devastatingly being made redundant. Rachel McCourt has…

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Small organisations across the North…

14.06.2023

Running a small business can be a difficult and, at times, lonely place. However, facilitated by support delivered through the Rural Design Centre, local organisations have found opportunities to grow…

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Minister for Tech and Digital…

14.06.2023

The Minister for Tech and Digital Economy, Paul Scully, will visit the North East to discuss opportunities for the region’s economic development and future skills in the sector as part…

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Teesside University joins collaborative data…

12.06.2023

The Turing University Network was launched by The Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, which was named after the pioneering mathematician and computer scientist.…

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OPENCAST DONATES LAPTOPS TO YOUNG…

07.06.2023

Tyneside-headquartered independent tech consultancy Opencast has donated a dozen MacBook laptops to help pupils at a Gateshead school design and build new robots – and compete in the world’s largest robotics…

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UK start-up partners with COCO…

07.06.2023

UK start-up Roadmap MBA has partnered with education charity COCO to support communities in East Africa, providing free access to CPD certified business education and training. COCO believes that all…

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North of Tyne Mayor reaffirms…

01.06.2023

North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll joined over 150 business leaders in Newcastle on Tuesday 23 May to discuss what doing ‘good business’ means for the region and how diversity…

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Gateshead based tech specialist Advantex…

01.06.2023

Gateshead technology specialist Advantex has won a five-figure contract to provide “state-of-the-art” digital surveillance and security technology at a County-Durham automotive bearings manufacturer. The move sees the Follingsby Park based…

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Newcastle University Business School achieves…

01.06.2023

Newcastle University Business School has officially received re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the world’s leading authorities on postgraduate business education. The accreditation demonstrates the Business School’s…

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Grow Your Own – Business…

30.05.2023

Northumbria University and the North East England Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to host a free knowledge-sharing event for business leaders and HR professionals, exploring the challenges of talent…

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Muckle LLP strengthens its employment…

23.05.2023

Newcastle-based leading law firm Muckle LLP has expanded its growing employment team as newly qualified Craig Harvey joins the team. Having qualified into the team in March 2023, Craig will…

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Opencast pursues further growth as…

22.05.2023

Opencast, one of the fastest-growing independent tech consultancies in the UK, has opened its latest office, in Glasgow, seeking to capitalise on the area’s burgeoning technology scene and abundance of…

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Leaders welcome positive response to…

22.05.2023

Plans for an ‘historic’ devolution deal for the North East of England have received widespread support from across the region. An eight-week consultation earlier this year asked residents, businesses and…

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ROAR is off to Wembley…

19.05.2023

ROAR Digital Marketing is a full-service search engine marketing agency specialising in SEO, PPC and maximising the only presence of businesses. ROAR has recently announced its new partnership with Gateshead…

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DYNAMO APPOINTS JAMES BUNTING AS…

17.05.2023

THE region’s leading tech network has a new Advisory Board Chair to help drive the next stage of its growth and support more North East tech companies. Dynamo has appointed…

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North East solicitor wins gold…

16.05.2023

A lawyer at a leading Northern law firm has won a global sailing championship for an unprecedented fifth time. Graham Vials, who grew up in Darlington and lives in Wylam,…

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NEWCASTLE ANNOUNCES LIFE SCIENCE INVESTOR…

16.05.2023

Newcastle City Council is looking for an investor to accelerate the growth of the region’s £1.7bn life science eco-system. Dedicated to the commercialisation of life sciences and based on Newcastle…

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Muckle LLP expands top-ranked commercial…

15.05.2023

Newcastle-based leading law firm Muckle LLP has recently expanded its top-ranked commercial team by adding newly qualified lawyer Daniel Montana to its ranks. Daniel, who studied law & a one-year…

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TRIO OF PROMOTIONS AT MINCOFFS…

15.05.2023

A PROMINENT North East law firm has increased its number of partners to 13 and welcomed two associate solicitors as it announces its 2023 promotions. Lydia McCaslin, head of wills,…

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New Northcoders £15,000 Gender Diversity…

15.05.2023

Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding and data engineering – has launched a brand-new Gender Diversity Fund that has been created…

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BUSINESS AND TALENT CENTRE STAGE…

11.05.2023

Fast-growing UK tech consultancy Opencast this week unveils a series of five showcase events for the inaugural TechNExt festival, taking place across the North East region from 19-23 June. TechNExt…

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Excelpoint announces the hire of…

10.05.2023

Excelpoint, the North East-based tech firm specialising in no-code software solutions, has announced the hiring of a new Senior Software Engineer, Jean Paul Bodiong, to its growing team. With over…

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Muckle boosts its top-ranked sport,…

09.05.2023

Newcastle-based leading law firm Muckle LLP continues to strengthen its sports, education and charities offering as newly qualified lawyer Carla Boaks takes up a permanent seat on the team.  Carla…

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EY announces Aspire founder Chris…

03.05.2023

EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognises entrepreneurs who are creating innovative futures. Chris Fraser, CEO and founder of Aspire Technology Solutions, based in Gateshead, has been named a finalist…

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Sunderland lecturer’s coronation honour

03.05.2023

A University of Sunderland lecturer who received royal recognition for her community work, including her service during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been invited to attend King Charles III’s coronation celebrations.…

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North East businesses to attract…

03.05.2023

The North East Economic Forum (NEEF) launched the Saudi – North East England Trade and Investment Dialogue on April 30, building upon significant Saudi investment in the North East and…

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North East delegation gears up…

02.05.2023

In under three weeks organisations from across the North East’s real estate sector will come together to shine a light on the investment and development opportunities in the region at…

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Informa PLC and Land Digital…

28.04.2023

Streamly, a leading video platform powered by Informa PLC, and Land Digital, a digital agency based in Sunderland, have joined forces to unlock the power of data towards achieving ambitious…

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Home Group to improve more…

27.04.2023

North-East based housing association Home Group has been successful in securing funding to retrofit 900 homes across the region. The £7.3m Home Group has received from the second wave of…

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Teesside University announced as regional…

27.04.2023

Teesside University has been selected as a regional hub for a competition which aims to make scientific research more accessible and engaging. Cheltenham Festivals is working with nine partners across…

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Multiple promotions for Muckle LLP

25.04.2023

Muckle LLP continues to reinforce its award-winning team with six new promotions, including three partners. Charlotte Patterson-Ryan, Sarah Barratt and Chris Hook have been promoted to partner, Alex Speirs becomes…

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BIONIC TILLY AND CHIEF FAILURE…

25.04.2023

A ‘BIONIC woman’ and a ‘Chief Failure Officer’ will be among the speakers at the centrepiece conference of a major new festival to promote and celebrate the region’s growing tech…

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OPENCAST WINS JUDGES LEADERSHIP PRIZE…

24.04.2023

Newcastle-founded independent tech consultancy Opencast has won the prestigious Judges Leadership Award at the 2023 Northern Tech Awards – with chief executive Tom Lawson picking up the prize for “the…

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Sunderland AFC partners with Newcastle…

20.04.2023

Scores of families are becoming more tech-savvy thanks to the Foundation of Light’s partnership with Shout Digital. A digital skills programme has been created in collaboration between Sunderland AFC’s official…

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Work is well under way…

20.04.2023

Good progress is being made on the development of a new energy efficient retirement living scheme in the Northumberland village of Ponteland. Karbon Homes’ £5.5m ‘Athol House’ scheme on Callerton…

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Nomad Digital wins internationally recognised…

18.04.2023

Nomad Digital, specialist in transport connectivity solutions has once again been awarded a prestigious RoSPA Award for the second year. The Silver RoSPA Award demonstrates Nomad Digital’s commitment to health and safety…

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Utilita Arena Newcastle announces new…

18.04.2023

Utilita Arena Newcastle and University of Sunderland announce a brand-new partnership intended to create opportunity and offer on-the-ground access to the region’s biggest live events, for university students in the…

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LIBRA SEAFOODS EXPANDS OPERATIONS WITH…

17.04.2023

A LEADING sustainable seafood processor is expanding its North East operations, thanks to support from Newcastle-based Mincoffs Solicitors and Dunlop Heywood. Libra Seafoods sources produce from across the Far East…

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Richard Corbridge appointed new DWP…

17.04.2023

Richard (Rich) Corbridge joins DWP Digital on 11 April and will take over from Simon McKinnon as DWP’s Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO). Rich’s skills, experience, and track record…

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North East tech urged to…

11.04.2023

Tech sector support organisation Sunderland Software City (SSC) has issued a rallying cry to the North East’s digital technology community to help a Gateshead school realise its dreams of international…

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Sage helps accountants support UK…

11.04.2023

Sage, a Newcastle headquartered specialist in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today announces the launch of two new solutions for accountants to help…

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Mediaworks cleans up with UKs…

05.04.2023

Accrol Group Holdings PLC, a leading producer of toilet tissue, kitchen towel, facial tissue and wet wipes, has appointed leading marketing agency Mediaworks to transform its digital footprint.  Established in…

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North East start-up hits 50+…

05.04.2023

New Dynamo member and North East EdTech start-up which launched during the pandemic has hit users in over 50 countries. Roadmap MBA, headquartered in Gateshead, aim to bring FREE business…

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CARE HOME OPERATOR TREBLES IN…

04.04.2023

An ambitious, fast growing, North East care provider has trebled in size within the last 12 months, thanks to support from Mincoffs Solicitors and accountants and business advisory group, Azets…

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Ward Hadaway partners with The…

04.04.2023

One of Northern England’s leading law firms has partnered with one of the UK’s largest providers of legal education to help develop its future lawyers. Ward Hadaway has teamed up…

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Mediaworks strengthens board with internal…

31.03.2023

Mediaworks, one of the UK’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, has promoted two of its long-standing directors to senior positions. Andrew Blenkinsop has been promoted from the group’s strategy director…

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MINCOFFS ADVISES ON SALE OF…

28.03.2023

A MIDLANDS-BASED food supply chain specialist has been acquired by a global leader in software management solutions, thanks to legal support from Newcastle-based Mincoffs Solicitors. Food safety software platform Qadex,…

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR…

28.03.2023

TICKETS are now on sale for key events at a major new festival to promote and celebrate the north east’s growing tech sector. TechNExt Festival, organised by regional tech network…

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LEONARDO DIRECTOR IS GUEST SPEAKER…

28.03.2023

A LEADING figure in the UK defence industry was guest speaker at regional tech network Dynamo’s annual dinner. Dr Simon Harwood, UK Capability & Innovation Director at global defence and…

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North of Tyne Combined Authority…

24.03.2023

North of Tyne Combined Authority has worked with Newcastle-based BeaconHouse Events to launch ‘Good to Grow: Realising success and growth through better Business’, an event to empower businesses to grow…

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Robot dog emBARKS on first…

23.03.2023

“He certainly caused a buzz and enjoyed the attention”                                                                                                                  Passengers on the Tyne and Wear Metro got a surprise this week when they came face-to-face with Bernard the Robot…

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FOUNDERS FORUM LAUNCHED TO HELP…

23.03.2023

A ‘FOUNDERS Forum’ has been launched to help tech entrepreneurs grow their companies through the sharing of knowledge and experience. Organised by regional tech network Dynamo, the forum’s inaugural meeting…

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Land Digital empower aspiring individuals…

20.03.2023

Land Digital, a Sunderland-based agency that uses a data-led approach to deliver digital solutions, recently ran a 2-week digital bootcamp to empower aspiring individuals to jumpstart their careers in Digital.…

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Lockheed Martin and Northumbria University…

17.03.2023

Lockheed Martin is celebrating STEM in British Science Week with Northumbria University by investing £150,000 in a project that aims to accelerate the delivery of space-based solar power. Combining science…

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Finding a solution to global…

16.03.2023

New qualification aims to preserve the UK’s world leading position in high-quality education and research A recognised global teacher recruitment and retention crisis has led to the creation of a…

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Dynamo Chair Recruitment

15.03.2023

Now in its 10th Year, Dynamo North East continues to champion the region’s Tech Sector and since joining with Sunderland Software City grows from strength to strength. Now, to help drive…

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OneWeb 5G Pilot

15.03.2023

The global demand for better connectivity, as well as new applications to support remote working, automation, e-commerce, transport, education, and healthcare is continually increasing. To support the digitised economy, a…

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Mediaworks partners with Newcastle SEN…

15.03.2023

Mediaworks, the award-winning digital marketing agency, has attended Hadrian School as part of its ongoing support of the specialist education facility in Newcastle’s West End. The Gateshead-based business approached Hadrian…

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The importance of women in…

08.03.2023

Hayley Cox, Senior Business Manager and Diversity Champion, Sellick Partnership Today marks International Women’s Day which presents an ideal opportunity for businesses to reflect on the contributions their senior female…

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Northumbria University delivers programme to…

08.03.2023

As part of the 21st Century Workforce Development Initiative pilot, sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering, Northumbria University is delivering a mini-exec MBA programme to help executive leaders in…

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CALL OUT FOR TECH COMPANIES…

02.03.2023

The organisers of a major new festival to promote and celebrate the north east’s growing tech sector have issued a call-out for companies to get involved in the festival’s key…

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Muckle appoints new associate to…

02.03.2023

Leading law firm for business, Muckle LLP, welcomed associate solicitor David Wozniak to its top-ranked commercial team following a period of considerable growth. With experience as both a solicitor and…

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Womble Bond Dickinson bolsters Teesside…

28.02.2023

International law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) is expanding its presence in Teesside and moving into a larger office at the Wilton Centre, adjacent to the Wilton International site, one…

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50 YEARS OF SERVICE

28.02.2023

A LEADING North East law firm is celebrating a very special anniversary, as one of its staff marks half a century with the firm. Lesley Charlton, who works as an…

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The Crown Commercial Service has…

28.02.2023

Excelpoint is pleased to announce it is a named supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) G-Cloud 13 framework to supply public-sector organisations with no-code software solutions. G-Cloud 13 is…

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Sage announces new partnership with…

28.02.2023

London headquartered lending platform, Funding Circle, today announces its partnership with Newcastle headquartered Sage, a specialist accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). The collaboration…

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New Appointment to Support Exciting…

21.02.2023

Mike Parker, who co-founded Orange Bus, one of the UK’s most well-respected digital agencies, joins Land Digital as a Non-Executive Director to support their ambitious business goals over the next…

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Sellick Partnership Appoints New Senior…

16.02.2023

Sellick Partnership, the market-leading professional services recruitment business, has announced the promotion of Adam Burgess to Senior Manager. In the latest of five promotions over seven successful years, Adam Burgess…

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Muckle LLP’s top ranked Dispute…

16.02.2023

Leading law firm Muckle LLP has welcomed newly qualified solicitor Kieran O’Donoghue to its top tier Dispute Resolution team. Kieran, who qualified in January, has joined the Dispute Resolution team…

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New report reveals 46% of…

13.02.2023

A new report from award-winning intranet and employee engagement solution, Oak Engage highlights the impact of poor internal communication and reveals that 46% of internal communicators believe that it will…

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Time Central businesses outfit Smart…

13.02.2023

Time Central neighbours Muckle LLP, Mott Macdonald, Turner & Townsend and RBC Brewin Dolphin have joined forces to donate 30 bags of office wear to Smart Works Newcastle. The charity…

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NE1 CAN event hosted by…

13.02.2023

Mediaworks, one of the UK’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, teamed up with Newcastle NE1 this week to deliver a programme of engagement for local schools across the region. In…

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Mediaworks adds commercial operations director…

13.02.2023

Mediaworks, one of the UK’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of Rosie Hebblethwaite as commercial operations director. Rosie joins the multi award-winning…

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CEO UNVEILS BRIGHT FUTURE FOR…

07.02.2023

THE CEO of Dynamo has outlined his vision for a bright and ambitious future for the region’s tech network. Speaking at a joint meeting with Sunderland Software City which he…

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Northcoders acquires Tech Returners in…

07.02.2023

Northcoders – the independent provider of training programmes for software coding and data engineering, which has sites in Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham – has acquired Tech Returners in a…

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North East universities drive Levelling…

06.02.2023

Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside universities have today (Friday, February 3) launched a report highlighting the regional impact made by universities across the North East. The Innovating Together –…

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CGI partners with AnalystX to…

02.02.2023

We are proud to announce that CGI has become a Strategic Partner of AnalystX, the Future NHS collaboration platform bringing together the data and analytics community virtually to support the NHS. The AnalystX…

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Radial Path hires former Visualsoft…

02.02.2023

Radial Path has hired former Visualsoft Head of Marketing, Vikki Hawkins as Product Marketing & Strategy Specialist. Vikki is the latest recruit to join the Newcastle upon Tyne based agency,…

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MAJOR NEW FESTIVAL WILL CELEBRATE…

01.02.2023

A MAJOR new regional festival to promote and celebrate the north east’s growing tech sector has been launched. Organised by regional tech network Dynamo and its partner Sunderland Software City,…

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Main event for Esport gamers

01.02.2023

“Our students will explore the world of competitive gaming”  Esports has become one of the world’s fastest growing industries with millions being invested in competitive gaming. As a result, more…

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Muckle LLP expands Corporate team…

30.01.2023

Teesside-born Olivia Tindle is celebrating qualifying as a solicitor at leading law firm Muckle LLP, joining its growing Corporate team. Originally starting at Muckle on the graduate training programme, Olivia…

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CGI UK awarded the Service…

27.01.2023

We are delighted that our UK service desk has been recognised again for its outstanding services to clients, having been awarded the Service Desk Institute’s (SDI) 5 star accreditation for…

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New training resource to help…

24.01.2023

Sunderland academic behind national training resource to help prevent school exclusions invited to present findings to education chiefs   The voices of children who have experienced school exclusion are at…

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University of Sunderland announces new…

19.01.2023

The largest ever individual donation to the University of Sunderland from a former student and pharmaceutical entrepreneur aims to help improve the lives of millions of people around the world.…

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NORTH EAST TECH ACQUISITION TO…

18.01.2023

LEADING North East tech firm, SPG, has acquired Axon Systems in a major development for North East tech and the energy performance of buildings. The firms have joined together to…

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Muckle LLP’s Real Estate Dispute…

18.01.2023

Leading North East law firm, Muckle LLP, has appointed Scott Cable to its growing Real Estate Dispute Resolution team. Scott, who has 15 years of experience in property disputes, joins…

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North East Partners Launch Report…

16.01.2023

New report finds that 58% of employees suffer from stress because of work Newcastle based intranet experts Oak Engage and Chester-Le-Street based suicide prevention charity If U Care Share, have…

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Mincoffs completes further acquisition for…

16.01.2023

A rapidly growing Leeds telecom company has completed its eighth acquisition in just five years, thanks to legal support from the corporate team at Newcastle-based Mincoffs Solicitors. Northern Telecom has…

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Schools urged to act before…

16.01.2023

Schools across the North East are being urged to finalise approved projects under Government tech funding before the current scheme closes. A total of £150 million is available through the…

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Invest Newcastle confirms partnership with…

10.01.2023

Invest Newcastle has confirmed their involvement with the UK’s Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF), which is set to take place between 16-18 May, in Leeds. Inward investment agency,…

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Boxmodel Expands To Meet Global…

10.01.2023

A software specialist based in the North East which counts RED Driving School, Airbus and Royal IHC among its clients has increased its headcount more than five-fold as it continues…

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Mediaworks Scotland Champions New Office…

10.01.2023

One of the UK’s largest independent digital marketing agencies plans to create an additional 30 jobs in Scotland in the next two years following the rapid expansion of its new Edinburgh base.…

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Northcoders kicks off 2023 with…

10.01.2023

Newcastle-based Northcoders, one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding and data engineering which also has sites in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, has started 2023…

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Northumbria University supports students from…

10.01.2023

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has partnered with the Unite Foundation to offer life-enhancing accommodation scholarships to students from less-represented backgrounds. The Unite Foundation’s new ‘Home at University: Widening Access & Participation…

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TECH FIRM SETS SIGHTS ON…

09.01.2023

SPG CEO, Gareth Humphreys is focused on growth across the region following a 180 per cent increase in revenue in the last year with the North East tech firm. The…

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Growth & investment help deliver…

09.01.2023

The University of Sunderland is helping to transform the lives of more than 25,500 students as it continues to grow worldwide and invest millions in its campuses, according to its…

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Nomad Digital awarded contracts to…

03.01.2023

Nomad Digital, specialist in transport connectivity solutions has been awarded two contracts by Caltrain to supply, implement, operate and maintain a turnkey Trackside Radio Network and associated on-train services on…

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New MD Joins Offshore Group…

03.01.2023

Pharos Offshore Group, a leading employer based in Blyth, Northumberland, is positioned for a new era of growth under the direction of a new managing director. Sourced by expert recruiter,…

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Council Leader welcomes government funding…

03.01.2023

The Leader of Northumberland County Council has given a cautious welcome to the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement for the coming year. The provisional Government allocation net funding of £52.6m…

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Newcastle Building Society introduces cost…

21.12.2022

‘Helping Hand’ is a supportive, free-to-use advice and guidance service for customers who may be facing severe financial hardship as a result of rising living costs. A dedicated telephone hotline…

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Northcoders ends 2022 on a…

20.12.2022

Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding and data engineering – is ending 2022 on a high after hitting two major milestones;…

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IGNITION: TALENT ENGINE PLATFORM IS…

20.12.2022

AN ONLINE platform linking employers, education providers and prospective employees has been launched to recruit thousands more into the thriving regional tech sector. Dynamo, the region’s tech champion, launched the…

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PANEL EVENT TO DISCUSS NORTH…

16.12.2022

REGISTRATION is open for industry professionals to take part in  a discussion about the North East’s role as a tech leader. Tech experts from a broad range of industries are…

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AWS launches AWS Healthcare Accelerator…

13.12.2022

COVID-19 brought into focus the tremendous challenge of healthcare workforce development and retention. The World Health Organization called the level of anxiety, stress, and depression among health and care workers a “pandemic…

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CGI helps Special Educational Needs…

13.12.2022

CGI has created a virtual reality (VR) environment in a pro-bono project for Bettridge School, a school for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN).  The school wanted to safely present…

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SCARLETTABBOTT EMBARKS ON NEXT STAGE…

13.12.2022

Scarlettabbott, the UK’s leading employee engagement and internal communications consultancy, has chosen to partner with mid-market private equity firm LDC to support the next stage of its growth journey. Co-founded…

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Global leaders building diversity in…

13.12.2022

Scholars at Northumbria University receive a boost as two leaders in the sector pledge scholarships for Built Environment students from under-represented backgrounds. As part of Northumbria University’s Higher Education Without…

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MINCOFFS CONTINUES TO GROW

12.12.2022

A SERIES of appointments and promotions has further strengthened the offering at a leading North East corporate and commercial law firm. Newcastle-based Mincoffs Solicitors has bolstered its corporate team with…

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Teesside University partners with local…

12.12.2022

Teesside University has signed a partnership to work closely with new esports venue The Wired Lobby, which will help to provide opportunities for gamers and games programmers to thrive in…

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Door opens to new connectivity…

12.12.2022

Gateshead technology specialist Advantex has opened the door to help a recently launched North East start-up begin manufacturing production with a package of new digital connectivity and technology services. The…

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OPENCAST HITS 400 EMPLOYEE MILESTONE…

12.12.2022

INDEPENDENT technology consultancy Opencast has reached a milestone on its rapid expansion journey with the recruitment of its 400th employee. A clutch of new employees who started with the Newcastle-headquartered…

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CGI develops homegrown talent with…

07.12.2022

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) formally announced the opening of its Newcastle office in the Newcastle Helix, which houses prominent UK technology and science businesses. This latest investment further supports the…

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Experience Bank Group Helps Reshape…

07.12.2022

Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) has been working closely with Experience Bank Group to secure a strong executive and non-executive leadership team to take the charity into a new,…

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Cashflow vs the clock: Stop…

07.12.2022

Poor payment practices can hinder productivity, causing businesses to lose time, money, and output by chasing unpaid invoices. A study by Barclays found that last year, 58% of SMEs in…

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Nomad Digital placed #1 in…

06.12.2022

Nomad Digital are delighted to place at number one in the TransportTech 50 ranking for the UK’s most innovative transport technology creators for 2022! The final ranking was decided by…

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OPENCAST TALENT ENGAGEMENT TEAM WINS…

02.12.2022

Fast-growing independent technology consultancy Opencast was this week named as the winner of the 2022 In House Recruitment Award for best recruitment team for a scaling business. The winners of…

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Digital solution changing lives of…

01.12.2022

South Tyneside Council wanted a solution to help young people in care keep precious memories and mementos Working with South Tyneside Council, children and carers, Newcastle based Nebula Labs developed…

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DYNAMO: ‘TECH FUNDAMENTAL TO DESIGNING…

01.12.2022

DYNAMO, the region’s tech network, has increased its focus on sustainability. A recent conference run in co-operation with Amazon Web Services (AWS); the appointment of a new Innovation Manager for…

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Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards…

30.11.2022

Newcastle-based IT Consultancy, Infotel UK Consulting, have been announced as a finalist for the Levelling-Up Award in The Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards. The Award recognises a company that has…

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Muckle goes platinum with prestigious…

28.11.2022

Leading regional law firm for businesses, Muckle LLP has been awarded Platinum status by the internationally recognised accreditation scheme Investors in People, placing it 2nd in the world rankings of…

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Major boost for North East…

28.11.2022

North East England will pilot a new £2.25 million scheme to restructure tourism boards Aim is to create one-stop shop to show off the best of region, attract investment and…

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Expansion drives move to new…

28.11.2022

HUGE expansion and the introduction of a new hybrid model of working have led to a successful data analytics, integration and testing consultancy moving to a new workspace. Seriös Group,…

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Jobs boost as North East…

28.11.2022

A North East technology specialist is creating jobs after a move to larger offices to accommodate growth and demand for its services. Mesma, which opened for business in 2011 and…

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Newcastle takes centre stage at…

24.11.2022

A diverse contingent of public and private sector partners have come together in Barcelona to cement Newcastle’s reputation at the world’s largest conference for smart cities.   The Smart City Expo…

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Open for business: Investors gather…

22.11.2022

On Thursday 17 November, Northstar Ventures, in partnership with Northern Accelerator, a collaboration between the North East’s universities, hosted a breakfast event in London to showcase the next decade’s £30…

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JAMES JOINS OPENCAST TO HELP…

17.11.2022

One of the north east’s fastest-growing companies has appointed a new chief financial officer to help manage and further accelerate its expansion. Independent technology consultancy Opencast has appointed experienced accountant…

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Monstarlab marks one year anniversary…

16.11.2022

Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, has secured two industry heavyweights, based out of the Newcastle office to spearhead the continued expansion of the UK team. The move will further boost the…

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NEW ROLE AT NEWCASTLE COLLEGE…

15.11.2022

Leading college group NCG has appointed its first Sustainability and Curriculum Officer to be based at Newcastle College. The role has been created to ensure all its students have sustainability…

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ABSOLUTE DYNAMITE: TECH AWARDS ARE…

11.11.2022

THE biggest ever Dynamites Awards celebrated the superstars and rising stars of the region’s successful tech sector. The Dynamites 22 Awards attracted a record 520 attendees and more entries than…

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Fully funded courses from the…

08.11.2022

Educate. Invest. Achieve. Progress! The University of Sunderland are delivering three courses to support anyone who works with children or in children’s services. These courses are fully funded for North-East…

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OPENCAST NAMED IN TOP 20…

07.11.2022

TYNESIDE-headquartered tech consultancy Opencast has been ranked 20th in a list of the 50 fastest growing companies in the North East. The prestigious Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 Awards,…

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OPENCAST NAMED IN NEWSWEEK’S UK…

03.11.2022

Global news publisher Newsweek has announced its first-ever annual rankings for the UK’s Top 100 ‘Most Loved Workplaces’ list – and Tyneside technology consultancy Opencast is ranked at number 19…

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Avoiding an Udder Disaster

01.11.2022

A business and technology consultancy is helping firms learn to avoid an Udder Disaster with the creation of its own board game. Information security and business resilience experts Sarah Cunningham,…

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Newcastle University Business School receives…

01.11.2022

Newcastle University Business School has been officially re-accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), one of the highest standards of achievement in business education. EQUIS is a comprehensive quality…

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Expanding Seriös Group creates two…

31.10.2022

Seriös Group, the Newcastle-based data analytics and testing consultancy, is set to maintain its rapid growth with the appointment of two additional board members. The company, which reached revenues of…

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OPENCAST TEAM HELPS SHAPE ITS…

28.10.2022

Tech consultancy Opencast has gone through a period of hyper-growth over the last 12 months – and its new Newcastle headquarters has been a key part of its expansion.  …

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Six figure recycling connectivity contract…

27.10.2022

North East technology specialist Advantex has won a six-figure contract to provide a package of superfast connectivity, network and access control equipment to Teesside-based  advanced recycling facility, ReNew ELP, a…

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LDC GROWS NORTH EAST AND…

27.10.2022

The North East and Scotland team of LDC, the UK’s leading mid-market private equity firm, has strengthened its team as it increases its support for mid-market businesses across the region.…

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North of Tyne Combined Authority…

25.10.2022

Small businesses have been urged to apply for grants available for just a short time longer from the North of Tyne Combined Authority. Any small or medium sized business planning…

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Leading digital agency appoints senior…

24.10.2022

One of the UK’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has appointed Hannah Elliott to lead its media planning and buying operations. The appointment further strengthens Mediaworks’ media services, and the growing demand…

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Newcastle based Sage launches new…

24.10.2022

Sage, a specialist in accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology for SMEs, has launched a series of new tools to help accountants support the 4.2 million sole traders and landlords…

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FinTech sector in North East…

20.10.2022

A new regional growth strategy, developed in response to a national strategic review of FinTech, has identified the opportunity to create more than 2,000 new jobs in the North East…

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NatWest and Oak Engage win…

18.10.2022

The Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) National Awards ceremony took place on Friday 23rd September and saw NatWest win Best Intranet with Oak Engage. Nearly 400 internal communication professionals came…

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DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION INVESTMENT WILL…

17.10.2022

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION (DfE) capital investment in Northumberland College will take its provision of technical qualifications to a new level with expansion of T Level subjects in areas critical to…

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Global tech consultancy expands in…

17.10.2022

A year after the announcement of a new Newcastle office, global tech consultancy Thoughtworks today reveals it will be recruiting for an additional 80 jobs, while moving into a new…

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Black History Month: “Our ultimate…

12.10.2022

Sunderland researchers are drawing on Black History Month to raise awareness of their study that aims to develop an intervention in partnership with black men that highlights the risk of…

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OPENCAST’S MIKE O’BRIEN ‘HONOURED’ BY…

11.10.2022

Mike O’Brien, co-founder of independent Tyneside tech consultancy Opencast, has been named as the Entrepreneur of the Year in the prestigious annual Entrepreneurs’ Forum Awards. Mike’s award win was confirmed…

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Invest Newcastle shines light on…

07.10.2022

Attendees of Oslo Innovation Week heard all about Newcastle’s strengths in clean technology and the green energy revolution during a panel event last week. Having explored links between the regions…

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“Major” contract extension in the…

07.10.2022

A national property services firm has secured more work to keep North-East homes warm for housing association Home Group. Merseyside-based Liberty, which provides heating, compliance and repairs work to the…

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Teesside University and ITV partnership…

07.10.2022

A major television production company is partnering with Teesside University to retain skills in the region and offer more opportunities for students. Signpost Productions will work with staff and students…

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Mediaworks chief named among UK’s…

07.10.2022

Brett Jacobson, founder and CEO of North East headquartered Mediaworks, has been named as one of The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2022. The programme, which is…

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PPG Architectural Coatings selects Mediaworks…

06.10.2022

One of the world’s largest manufacturers of paints, coatings and materials, PPG Architectural Coatings (PPG), has appointed marketing specialists Mediaworks to enhance its digital footprint across the UK. With global…

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Ten tech startups set to…

05.10.2022

10 early-stage technology companies have gained a place on an exciting new Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G accelerator programme, set to begin in Sunderland this month. Launched by Sunderland…

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Northumbria kicks off scholarship for…

05.10.2022

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is launching a new scholarship for talented young sport coaches and officials to study at the University and enhance their personal development and career opportunities. Open to…

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READ ALL ABOUT IT: Animation…

04.10.2022

Creating a music video for one of the world’s most successful singer songwriters would be a dream addition to any CV – but it is very much a reality for…

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DYNAMITES22 SHORTLIST UNVEILED

03.10.2022

THE shortlist for the Dynamites 22, the region’s IT and technology awards, has been revealed after a record number of companies, organisations and individuals entered. The awards, now in their…

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Global brand and local agency…

30.09.2022

Businesses of all sizes are pledging their support for students at Northumbria University, proving philanthropy isn’t one-size-fits-all. From international enterprises pledging a suite of support, to single scholarships from SMEs,…

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equiwatt Positioned to Reward More…

30.09.2022

A North East Based company which is primed to help householders save energy, increase earnings and reduce CO2 is now placed to surge forward for funding after securing three new…

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GATESHEAD’S ADVANTEX IMPROVES CONNECTIVITY AT…

28.09.2022

A North East technology specialist has completed an undisclosed contract to supply ultrafast Wi-Fi connectivity to support growth at the UK’s largest independent supplier of non-food consumables, paper disposables and…

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North East LEP funding supports…

28.09.2022

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) has invested almost £850,000 from government’s Getting Building Fund to support the transformation of the former Gilbridge Police Station into brand…

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University of Sunderland driving forward…

27.09.2022

University of Sunderland is in the Premier League when it comes to driving regeneration, growth, research, and innovation across the North East and beyond. Research England has just published its…

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Northumbria University continues to deliver…

27.09.2022

Northumbria University continues to deliver a programme of free workshops for expanding micro and small to medium enterprises (SMEs). The Know More. Grow More. Hire to Hire. programme part of the Northumbria…

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Nomad Digital partner with Incremental…

27.09.2022

Nomad Digital recently partnered with Incremental Solutions on an Innovate UK First of a Kind (FOAK) project to develop and deliver a freight tracking solution namely: TRACO. TRACO (TRAnsition COnnectivity for road and rail…

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Paddington and HM The Queen:…

22.09.2022

Much has been made of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s relationship with Paddington Bear in recent days. Many mourners have opted to leave the children’s bear in lieu of flowers at…

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Muckle LLP grows team with…

22.09.2022

Muckle LLP is delighted to welcome six new trainee solicitors, taking the total trainee tally to thirteen. Consistently recognised as one of the North East’s best workplaces, the Newcastle-based law…

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North East accelerates plans to…

21.09.2022

The North East’s ambition to become home to the UK’s first low carbon heat cluster is taking a step forward today, as figures from local government and the energy sector…

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Muckle LLP continues to top…

21.09.2022

Commercial law firm Muckle LLP has been named the top dealmaker in the region for the first half of 2022 in rankings published by independent analysts Experian MarketIQ. The firm…

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Demand for data analytics and…

16.09.2022

Seriös Group, the North East-based data analytics and testing consultancy has doubled its first year revenue to achieve a turnover of £1.42m and is already on track to repeat the…

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Northumbria University and County Durham…

14.09.2022

Northumbria University, Newcastle, and Anglo Scottish Asset Finance have joined forces to host a free sustainability roundtable event for the North East construction sector. Taking place on October 5, within…

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Sage and Square partner to…

09.09.2022

Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), and Square, the global payments technology provider, today announce a new partnership, focused on…

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County Durham training provider acquires…

08.09.2022

National training provider Learning Curve Group (LCG) is delighted to announce the acquisition of Yorkshire based beauty therapy training provider White Rose Beauty Colleges, in a move which will complement…

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Tech careers take centre stage…

07.09.2022

A North East event revolving around tech careers, jobs and skills is set to return after joining forces with a major recruitment event being held in Sunderland this October. As…

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Northcoders appoints Joe Mulvey as…

05.09.2022

In direct response to one of the tech industry’s most sought-after specialisms, Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – is launching…

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Both of Newcastle’s Universities nominated…

02.09.2022

Newcastle’s two Higher Education institutions, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, have both been nominated for the Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year Award 2022, firmly cementing the city as…

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Karbon Homes joins the call…

02.09.2022

North East housing association, Karbon Homes, has joined forces with charitable organisations from across the UK, calling on the candidates for Conservative leader to double the level of support to…

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Graduate returns to her Romanian…

01.09.2022

Hulya Anefi only graduated from the University of Sunderland this summer, but she could already be on her way to international success… The Fashion Design and Promotion graduate has been…

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Exhibition signals sea of change…

31.08.2022

How we care for our coastline is the heart of an exhibition created by a group of artists and young people from a former mining village. Sea Change Lab brings…

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NEWCASTLE BASED IAMPROPERTY WELCOMES SDL…

31.08.2022

In a trade deal, Newcastle-headquartered iamproperty has acquired SDL Auctions’ portfolio of Estate Agency Partners who use the SDL online Modern Method of Auction (MMoA) service, welcoming them into the…

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Health Professions Post-Graduate Certificate in…

31.08.2022

The Corporate and Professional Education (CaPE) team at the University of Sunderland are delivering a new Health Professions Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in September 2022 to help registered healthcare professionals to…

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OPENCAST CERTIFIED AS A ‘MOST…

30.08.2022

TYNESIDE-headquartered Opencast has been certified as a Most Loved Workplace®, following research and analysis from the respected Best Practice Institute (BPI). Opencast’s Most Loved Workplace certification follows a comprehensive look…

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Aspire celebrates 16 years of…

26.08.2022

Aspire Technology Solutions held an employee party on the rooftop of their impressive office to celebrate 16 years of business. Aspire first opened its doors back in 2006 as a…

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Graduate launches two books to…

26.08.2022

“I wanted my kids and everyone’s kids to learn from an early age that it is okay for them to be who they are” University of Sunderland graduate and mum-of-two…

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A LEVEL RESULTS: LESSONS LEARNED…

26.08.2022

Reflecting on last week’s A Level results, Simon Ross, Acting Principal at Newcastle Sixth Form College (NSFC), offers his insights into the importance of colleges and universities striving for a culture of…

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Iconic Blackpool venue selects Mediaworks…

26.08.2022

One of Europe’s biggest and most historic entertainment complexes, Winter Gardens Blackpool, has selected marketing specialists Mediaworks to transform its digital footprint.  Opened in 1878, The Winter Gardens Blackpool has…

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Digital marketing expert sets out…

26.08.2022

Marketing maestro Michael Knowles says he is on a mission to steer North East companies through today’s daunting digital landscape. Until early this year he spent five years working as…

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DEADLINE LOOMING FOR TECH AWARD…

26.08.2022

WOULD-BE winners of the region’s tech awards only have days to get their entries submitted. The deadline for Dynamites 22, sponsored by Nigel Wright Recruitment, is 5pm on Thursday, September…

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Technology drives fresh look at…

24.08.2022

A significant shift in how we buy our vehicles is giving industry bosses the opportunity to shake off old car dealer stereotypes and promote an innovative new career path to…

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Cumbria-born Georgia Sproat is celebrating…

23.08.2022

Having worked across the firm’s Corporate, Banking, Construction and Engineering teams, Georgia has now completed her training contract and has taken up her seat in Muckle’s Banking and Restructuring team.…

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The Scale Up Visa –…

22.08.2022

The aim of this new visa is to make it easier and quicker for UK businesses to recruit highly skilled individuals from a worldwide market to help facilitate rapid growth…

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SMEs experience growth with Northumbria…

19.08.2022

Over 130 businesses have benefitted from a package of services delivered by Northumbria University throughout 2021 and 2022, to enhance the competitiveness and growth of SMEs in Tyne & Wear…

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Get your very own personal…

19.08.2022

Newcastle software house Nebula Labs have partnered with leading personal trainer Frankie G Clark to develop an app so people can have their favourite personal trainers in the palm of…

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Newcastle recruitment platform raises £500k…

18.08.2022

A Newcastle company which aims to revolutionise technology recruitment has raised £500,000 from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Mercia,…

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Sage Group acquires US cloud…

17.08.2022

The Sage Group plc, a specialist in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for SMEs, has announced its acquisition of Lockstep, a provider of cloud native technology that automates accounting…

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Leading digital agency appoints new…

17.08.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has appointed Alistair Hague as its group SEO director. Alistair joins the award-winning agency with over 15 years’ experience leading senior…

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Atlas Cloud unveils new city-centre…

16.08.2022

Newcastle MSP adds four new heads following period of growth and outlines new service to change technology’s relationship with business. One of the North East’s fastest-growing technology companies, Atlas Cloud,…

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Innovation SuperNetwork leverages £25m in…

15.08.2022

A specialist business support organisation is celebrating after leveraging more than £25m in investment for North East companies in the last three years. Through the Newcastle Angel Hub the Innovation…

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Newcastle makes shortlist as host…

15.08.2022

Good morning Europe, Newcastle calling… It has been announced today (12 August) that Newcastle has made the shortlist to become the host of Eurovision Song Contest 2023 on behalf of…

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The North East LEP: Thinking…

15.08.2022

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has a strong track record in evidence-based economic development strategy and delivery. Richard Baker, Director of Strategy, Policy and Analysis, explains why this is…

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Oak Engage transforms NatWest’s digital…

12.08.2022

Growing tech and intranet firm, Oak Engage have been working with leading retail and commercial bank, NatWest Group to increase employee engagement through Adaptive Intelligence, state of the art technology…

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Newcastle based firm appointed to…

12.08.2022

Notify Technology, the North East based fast-growth provider of digital workplace safety, wellbeing, environmental and governance compliance services has extended its global reach with its newest appointment by Singapore’s Jurong…

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Northumbria University and BFI launch…

12.08.2022

Northumbria University has joined forces with the BFI (British Film Institute) on an “ambitious” partnership that will provide networks, insight and experience with moving image culture and the screen industries…

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Northumbria University supports over 60…

12.08.2022

The Northumbria Enterprise and Business Support Internship Scheme is delivered by Northumbria University with funding from the European Regional Development Fund. It is the third ERDF funded programme to be…

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Global electric vehicle company creates…

11.08.2022

Dynamo North East has announced that NASDAQ-listed electric vehicle company Ideanomics is recruiting skilled tech jobs in the United Kingdom, centred in the North East. The company’s technology division, Ideanomics…

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North East SMEs entitled to…

11.08.2022

SMEs across the North East LEP area can now receive up to 12 hours of fully funded talent acquisition support to help with scaling. Delivered by Sunderland Software City and…

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NORTH EAST BUSINESS MESMA NAMED…

11.08.2022

A Tyne and Wear technology specialist has been named as the only finalist from the region in a national award category that recognises the country’s top small business founders who…

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OPENCAST TEAM SELECTS 10 CHARITIES…

09.08.2022

Tyneside-headquartered tech consultancy Opencast has confirmed the names of 10 charities it will support in this its 10th anniversary year following a vote by people working across the business. The…

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Newcastle bids to host Eurovision…

09.08.2022

Newcastle City Council has announced today (8 August) that Newcastle will officially be bidding to host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2023. The announcement follows a flurry of excitement as…

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Northcoders announces Government contract win

09.08.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders, the independent provider of training programmes for software coding, is pleased to announce that it has been successful in securing further funding from the  Department for Education Skills…

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Raising skills levels in the…

08.08.2022

How will the government review of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) affect the work going on to improve skills in the North East? Michelle Rainbow, Skills Director at the North East LEP,…

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Roaring success: finding the next…

04.08.2022

Fresh off the back of England Women’s Euro 2022 success, the University of Sunderland is offering a unique chance to find the star female players of tomorrow. Team Sunderland, the…

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Muckle LLP is the clear…

03.08.2022

Newcastle-born Gillian Scribbins is celebrating after qualifying as a solicitor with Muckle LLP – the North East’s leading independent law firm for businesses. Gillian studied both French and German at…

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Cazoo focuses on Health and…

03.08.2022

Cazoo, branded as ‘the better way to buy and sell your car online’, has implemented a new platform provided by Notify Technology. This move demonstrates the priority given to the…

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New report finds widespread abuse…

02.08.2022

“It’s very bleak and we’ve just lifted the lid”   The abuse that autistic people have experienced at the hands of someone they know and the difficulties they face in…

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PACKED PROGRAMME FOR THIS YEAR’S…

01.08.2022

The North East’s largest cyber festival returns in September. #CyberFest22, delivered by regional tech network Dynamo in partnership with global professional services company Accenture, business and IT consultancy Waterstons and…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE INSPIRING STUDENTS AT…

29.07.2022

FOLLOWING a series of Covid-19 interruptions, Newcastle College was finally able to offer its University Centre students an unforgettable graduation ceremony earlier this month, marking their success and hard work…

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How the North East’s fintech…

28.07.2022

The North East region has been identified as an emerging hotbed for fintech scale-ups and start-ups which have “almost doubled” since 2019. As recent figures revealed child poverty has surged…

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BAI Communications, Sunderland City Council…

28.07.2022

BAI Communications (BAI), Sunderland City Council and the University of Sunderland have today announced a new partnership to deploy advanced wireless technologies across the university’s campuses as part of the…

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Newcastle Building Society reports “strong…

28.07.2022

Newcastle Building Society has announced its financial results for the first half of 2022, reporting “strong performance” in the first half of the year, despite a “difficult economic backdrop”. Highlighting…

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GROUP LAUNCHED TO BUILD ADVANCED…

27.07.2022

A number of North East based companies working in advanced material electronics has launched a cluster group at a national conference being held in the region. The North East Advanced…

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Seriös Group creates 11 jobs…

27.07.2022

Seriös Group, the boutique data analytics and testing consultancy, has created a further 11 jobs as it continues to deliver rapid growth. One key hire is that of Emma Leigh…

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A new, green era in…

26.07.2022

Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England explores the evolution of the office-based financial, professional and business services sector (FPBS), including BPO, shared services and contact centres. North East…

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LDC extendS partnership with The…

26.07.2022

Leading mid-market private equity firm LDC has more than doubled its commitment to The Prince’s Trust to help young people across the UK to create the leading businesses of the…

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Artist Natasha shows her metal

25.07.2022

Natasha Armstrong has happily worked in her family’s metal recycling company for over a decade – but now she is showing her metal as an artist. The young mum’s art…

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Leading North East business and…

25.07.2022

Change brings the opportunity to innovate and improve. Colin Bell, Director of Business and Sector Growth at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP), explains how business support…

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City leaders urge the public…

22.07.2022

City leaders and key businesses from the North East have gathered to show their support for Newcastle’s bid to become the new home for the Great British Railways headquarters (GBR…

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100% employment for first graduates…

22.07.2022

Launched just months before Covid-19 forced the country into lockdown – an Occupational Therapy degree has seen every one of its students land industry-level jobs before they even graduated. Despite…

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REGION’S TECH AWARDS ARE OPEN…

21.07.2022

THE fuse has been lit for nominations for the region’s tech awards – Dynamites 22. The Dynamites Awards, organised annually by tech network Dynamo, shine a spotlight on successful regional…

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Northumbria University and Lockheed Martin…

21.07.2022

Global aerospace and security company, Lockheed Martin, has today announced a collaboration with Northumbria University that includes an initial planned investment of up to £630k to support the development of…

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Sage and Microsoft expand partnership…

21.07.2022

Today, Newcastle-based Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has announced an expanded partnership with Microsoft. The news includes plans to…

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North East LEP reacts to…

20.07.2022

In the wake of the latest regional labour market statistics released by the Office for National Statistics, Bdaily hears from Richard Baker, the strategy and policy director for the North…

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Nature Based Ecosystem Partner Search…

19.07.2022

CGI’s second annual search for UK ecosystem partners with digital technology solutions that address biodiversity loss and help to achieve net-zero. Small Medium-sized Enterprises (SME’s) play a vital role in…

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Community and Youth Worker’s legacy…

19.07.2022

Teresa Driver, who sadly passed away last summer aged 48, graduated from the University of Sunderland in 2008 with a degree in Community and Youth Work Studies. Teresa, passionate about…

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Lauren looks forward to international…

18.07.2022

The legacy of a North East champion of education is reaching across the globe, thanks to a young graduate teacher. Primary Education student Lauren Ord, 25, graduated from the University…

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Women in Tech North East…

18.07.2022

A new network is launching to connect women in technology in the North East. Women in Tech North East is an inclusive network for people who identify as women in…

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The North of Tyne Combined…

15.07.2022

North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) has launched a further wave a of free Skills Bootcamps training. Skills Bootcamps are free, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people…

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North East LEP Update: Moving…

14.07.2022

Helen Golightly, Chief Executive of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP), outlines how the organisation’s role is set to evolve. I began working for the North East…

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Tech and digital training firm…

14.07.2022

An apprenticeships provider which specialises in the tech and digital sectors is aiming to create at least 50 new jobs after relocating to a new £1m head office. Baltic Apprenticeships…

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Womble Bond Dickinson moves into…

13.07.2022

Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has moved its 420-strong Newcastle workforce into The Spark, relocating from the Quayside into a new and improved office within landmark innovation quarter Newcastle Helix. The…

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Northcoders appoints Steven Oakes as…

13.07.2022

Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – has grown its senior team with the appointment of Steven Oakes who joins as…

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Muckle LLP strengthens banking team…

11.07.2022

Leading North East law firm, Muckle LLP, has strengthened its Banking and Restructuring team with a senior appointment. With over 20 years’ experience, project finance lawyer Andrew Coddington joins the…

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Five new appointments for North…

06.07.2022

North East tech firm Excelpoint has enjoyed a positive first-quarter performance with increased sales and recognition in the FSB, North East Business, and Aycliffe Business Park awards. It has continued…

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New study to tackle barriers…

05.07.2022

“Action is needed urgently to ensure everyone can benefit from early diagnosis of prostate cancer”   Researchers are working with members of the Black community to develop and run workshops…

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CLOUD EXPERTS HTG ON EXPANSION…

05.07.2022

SECURE cloud expert Howell Technology Group (HTG) is on the expansion trail, doubling the size of its premises in a move that will allow it to create at least 20…

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North East tops nationwide list…

30.06.2022

North East England has topped the list of UK regions for new job creation from inward investment successes, following annual statistics by the Department for International Trade (DIT). Consisting of…

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Lecturer’s role in new project…

30.06.2022

Created in 1978 by American artist and activist Gilbert Baker, the Rainbow Pride Flag has become one of the most recognised symbols in the world, powered by a message of…

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Northumbria University ranked highest in…

30.06.2022

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is the North East’s highest ranked university for graduate business startups based on estimated turnover. According to the latest Higher Education Business and Communities Interaction (HEBCIS) survey…

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WHY CULTURAL DIVERSITY IS GOOD…

29.06.2022

Cultural diversity is no longer considered just a buzzword. There are various benefits to diversity and companies are ready to reap the rewards. Building a team while keeping cultural diversity…

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OPENCAST JOINS ST OSWALD’S HOSPICE…

28.06.2022

The North East’s St Oswald’s Hospice art trail fundraiser is back for summer 2023 – and Newcastle-headquartered tech consultancy Opencast will be creating its very own Shaun the Sheep for…

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Uzbekistan students bring their fashion…

28.06.2022

Three talented international fashion students showcasing their work in a University of Sunderland exhibition have been awarded for their creative efforts. Nasiba Rajapova, Bakhodirova Surayyo and Ezozkhon Abduganieva are among…

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R² Factory at Rolls-Royce partners…

28.06.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders has with partnered R2 Factory which is part of the Rolls-Royce Group, to deliver its next generation of mid-level developers using the Developer Incubator product. Northcoders’ Developer Incubator…

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LDC invests in Cleveland Containers…

28.06.2022

Cleveland Containers, the UK’s leading supplier of shipping containers, has secured a minority investment from leading mid-market private equity firm LDC to support the next stage of its growth journey.…

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Space expertise brings £1.3m big…

23.06.2022

A new £1.3 million Centre for Doctoral Training in the field of data intensive science is cementing the region as a major hub for space, data science and the digital…

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North East Digital Workplace Safety…

23.06.2022

Notify Technology, the fast-growth provider of digital workplace safety, wellbeing, environmental and governance compliance services has announced the completion of its latest funding round, raising £3.1M in new equity. The…

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Strong year for inward investment…

17.06.2022

Although economic uncertainty and changing restrictions characterised the year for businesses across the country, Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), ended the 2021-22 financial year having supported the creation…

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Discover the power of potential

17.06.2022

“Maurice’s energy and commitment to enhancing our student experience and employability opportunities is truly inspirational”   One of the world’s authorities on mindset and leadership is sharing his experiences on…

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FIRST EVER NEWCASTLE STARTUP DAY…

16.06.2022

Students at Newcastle College met some of the region’s top entrepreneurs this week at the first ever Newcastle Startup Day within its Synergy Hub. Produced in collaboration with the team…

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International research aims to put…

16.06.2022

A professor from the University of Sunderland is leading a team of international experts in a bid to examine growing amounts of hate speech and conflict emerging both online and…

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Northcoders launches Queer coded –…

16.06.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – has launched a brand new podcast called Queer coded that is all about…

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Employees from leading tech company…

15.06.2022

Employees at Aspire Technology Solutions have received life-saving waterside responder training delivered by the RNIL and the Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service. Employing more than 240 people, Aspire…

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New £450,000 University research funding…

15.06.2022

The University of Sunderland has received £300,000 in funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to support commercialisation of pioneering research which aims to improve the lives of patients across…

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GROWING NORTH EAST TECH FIRM…

15.06.2022

North East IT network and connectivity specialist Advantex has launched a recruitment drive to support growth and expansion of customer services. The Gateshead firm is creating up to 10 new roles…

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Princeton students get a healthy…

15.06.2022

Three students from the prestigious Princeton University in America have travelled thousands of miles to the University of Sunderland to embark on life-changing placements. The students, who are part of…

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County Durham organisations work together…

08.06.2022

Three Durham-based organisations are working together to encourage innovation and business growth in new and emerging markets after receiving £820,000 in funding from the Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund (CRF).…

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NICD offer data science expertise…

07.06.2022

As part of the North of Tyne Combined Authority Digital Growth and Innovation Programme (NTCA Digital), we are reaching out to qualifying SMEs in the North of Tyne area to…

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Agile business experts nurture future…

31.05.2022

Following a successful three-year programme of financial and practical support for students at Northumbria University, Agile Business Consortium has committed to a further three years of funding. A supporter since…

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Sunderland College’s Immersive Space named…

30.05.2022

Sunderland College’s innovative 360-degree Immersive Space has won Education Project of the Year at the international Audio Visual News Awards 2022 which recognises the excellence in AV Technologies across the…

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Playing with Pride

30.05.2022

Next month is Pride month – a time to recognise and celebrate of the lives, achievements, and history of the LGBTQI+ community… And one Sunderland PhD student is taking this…

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Photographer brings Kielder dark skies…

30.05.2022

A photographic exhibition is giving visitors the chance to explore the darkness of a winter Kielder night throughout the summer months. Created by photographic artist Helen McGhie, and located on…

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REGIONAL HEALTH BOSS UNVEILED AS…

27.05.2022

SIR Jim Mackey, Chief Executive of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the region’s biggest tech conference. The Dynamo 22 conference, supported by…

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Mediaworks appoints senior head to…

26.05.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has appointed Claire Lloyd as its new head of affiliates. Claire brings in-depth knowledge across sectors including retail,…

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Scott Logic wins £9m digital…

26.05.2022

Newcastle-headquartered software consultancy, Scott Logic, has been awarded a two-year, £9m contract with HM Land Registry to help it achieve an ambitious transformation programme. HM Land Registry has a rich…

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Collaboration the key to a…

24.05.2022

A finger on the pulse of change Innovation and technology surround us and are part of our everyday lives, in sickness and in health. And with huge demands on the…

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North East Tech Sector is…

23.05.2022

A delegation of international trade and investment experts is heading home today ready to spread the word about the North East’s impressive investment opportunities in the digital and immersive technology…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE OPENING DOORS FOR…

20.05.2022

Newcastle College is looking to help North East start-ups and SMEs grow their network and take the next step in their business journey. The College’s Enterprise Hub, based at its…

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Graduates Benefit from The University…

20.05.2022

First launched in 2011, the University of Sunderland received European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) to run its Graduate Internship Scheme, connecting graduate talent with regional, Small to Medium Enterprises. It has…

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Research shows the North East…

20.05.2022

The North East has the most innovative businesses in the UK, the latest HMRC data shows. More businesses are claiming R&D tax relief in the North East than anywhere else…

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In Conversation | Prof. Paul…

19.05.2022

Our next ‘In Conversation’ is with Prof Paul Watson, Director, National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD).  The NICD helps organisations learn new data skills, supporting them to gain an insight from their data…

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Tech company expands into South…

18.05.2022

A North East tech firm which is “paving the way” in internet connectivity has expanded into a new office space in South Tyneside to meet business growth and demand for…

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Mediaworks targets 30 staff for…

17.05.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital agencies, Mediaworks, is set to create 30 new jobs in the North West after substantial client growth in the region. The…

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The thin pink line

17.05.2022

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia comes around on May 17 every year, marking the day that the World Health Organisation (WHO) declassified ‘homosexuality’ from the International Classification of…

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New College Durham University Centre…

17.05.2022

New College Durham University Centre has a range of courses and flexible study options that can help you overcome three of the most common obstacles that prevent workers from taking…

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Sage expands SME cash flow…

16.05.2022

Accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology specialist Sage has announced it has completed the acquisition of Futrli, a cash flow forecasting software solution for SMEs and accountants. The move deepens…

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Ratings reveal quality of research…

16.05.2022

Over 70% of published research carried out at the University of Sunderland has been rated as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework results released today.…

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New programme launches to help…

11.05.2022

Tech Startup Sunderland is a new programme of activity to help entrepreneurs across Sunderland to bring their tech and digital ideas to life through a wide range of expert-led support.…

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Sage becomes official partner of…

10.05.2022

Accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology specialist Sage has become the Official Insights Partner of The Hundred and, from 2023 onwards, The Hundred Draft will be powered by Sage. The…

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MINCOFFS SOLICITORS WELCOMES NEW PARTNER

09.05.2022

AN AWARD-WINNING North East law firm is consolidating a successful start to the year with the appointment of a new Partner.   Head of Residential Conveyancing Emma Liddle has been…

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Northumbria University hosts HR conference…

09.05.2022

Northumbria University will host a Workforce Development Conference on Thursday May 12, to explore why investing in new digital technologies, team communications and health and wellbeing is “crucial to an…

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Struggling families find hope in…

03.05.2022

Review reveals the “positive” impact of Family Group Conferencing in Sunderland   For those families at risk of breaking down, a programme designed to bring together a trusted support network…

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International accounting firm acquires £13m…

03.05.2022

Azets, an internationally operating accounting firm and specialist business advisor to SMEs, has announced the acquisition of North East contemporary Tait Walker. This marks the third UK acquisition in four…

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Excluded children take centre stage

29.04.2022

A new exhibition opens at National Glass Centre this week giving a voice to a marginalised section of society, children who have been excluded from school. “Children and young people…

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Sage refreshes brand alongside £300m…

29.04.2022

Sage, a provider of accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses will have a refreshed brand from today, said to be a “symbol of its evolution”.…

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gliff.ai launches on-premises software for…

28.04.2022

On a mission to provide the right tools and support for developing world-changing, trustworthy AI, gliff.ai announced today a new product for large companies which includes on-premises software deployment. With…

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Key Promotions at Mincoffs Solicitors

27.04.2022

Newcastle based Mincoffs Solicitors has announced 2 promotions and a new appointment following a strong start to the year. Solicitors Daniel Bell from the firm’s award-winning Corporate team and Leanne…

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A true high-flyer

27.04.2022

Inspirational Captain shares career experiences at University of Sunderland Women in Leadership event   During the Covid-19 pandemic, airline pilot Captain Emma Henderson decided to take on a new challenge…

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IT and cyber security specialist…

27.04.2022

The next phase in the transformation of the former head office of Newcastle Building Society is underway with the provision of revolutionary ultrafast internet connectivity throughout the building. Deployed by…

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Data analytics and testing consultancy…

25.04.2022

Seriös Group, a North East-based data analytics and testing specialist, is supporting grassroots sport in the region by sponsoring a young team’s kit. The company, based in Newcastle, has kitted…

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North East business hub unveils…

25.04.2022

A leading provider of business space and support has unveiled a bold new vision as it looks to help North East businesses embrace “the workplace of tomorrow”. The North East…

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Campaign launched to help North…

25.04.2022

A new campaign to help smaller tourism-related businesses reach new audiences is being launched with the help of funding from the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NCTA). The New Adventures…

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NORTH EAST TECH FIRM LAUNCHES…

22.04.2022

North East technology specialist Mesma has appointed two new apprentices as it launches a recruitment drive to develop home grown talent to improve customer support and software services. The Sunderland…

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Mediaworks confirms WPP digital lead…

21.04.2022

Mediaworks, one of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, has confirmed Leigh Gammons as the group’s new chief customer officer. He arrives from WPP, where he was…

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Newcastle-based Northcoders to open new…

19.04.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – is to open a brand new training hub in Birmingham city centre that…

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Northumbria Graduate Futures launches new…

13.04.2022

Northumbria Graduate Futures  has launched an exciting new stream of funding activity as its existing Graduate Internship funding scheme enjoys continued success. This new funding is focused on Summer Internships…

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North East labour data “largely…

13.04.2022

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released regional labour data including that of the North East highlighting its position is “largely unchanged”. The ONS release includes statistics for the…

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Tech network Dynamo North East…

13.04.2022

The direct linkup will result in a stronger and more collaborative approach to growing the region’s digital technology ecosystem. Two of the North East’s best-known tech sector support organisations are…

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Sunderland support for care experienced…

12.04.2022

A pioneering programme for care experienced students at the University of Sunderland has achieved the highest national rating for the quality of its support. The University has achieved the NNECL…

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Leading digital agency appoints chief…

12.04.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has appointed Helen Whitfield as its group’s chief delivery officer. She joins the award-winning agency with 30 years’ experience in leading transformational processes for successful global operators.…

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Gateshead tech specialist wins six-figure…

12.04.2022

North East technology specialist Advantex has won a six-figure contract to provide digital connectivity and internet services at an 800-year-old castle in the North West that caters for corporate events.…

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Tees Valley to become home…

11.04.2022

A world-first centre dedicated to accelerating the digitalisation of international trade is to be set up in Tees Valley, driving forward the government’s ambition for the UK to become the…

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We Stand with Ukraine: University…

11.04.2022

Students, artists and academics united for a one-off exhibition in a bid to show their support to the people of Ukraine. The ‘We Stand With Ukraine’ exhibit has been on…

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Future Stars 2022

11.04.2022

Line-up Announced! Already confirmed are Siemens, UK Music, Ivy House, Newcastle College Group, Mako, Learning Curve Group, SLQ Sports Leaders and University College London with more to be announced in…

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Leading tech company Aspire rated…

11.04.2022

Former North East Company of the Year, Aspire Technology Solutions has received an ‘excellent’ rating for its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance from Sustainable Advantage, one of the UK’s…

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OPENCAST PLANS ‘10 GOOD THINGS’…

11.04.2022

TYNESIDE technology consultancy Opencast reaches a milestone in its charitable activities this spring as it passes the £100,000 mark in donations to charity. The charitable commitment is part of the…

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Performing Arts student says the…

07.04.2022

“I didn’t want my life to become focused on the fact that I’ve got cancer because there are so many parts to who I am”   For University of Sunderland…

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North East launches £800k innovation…

07.04.2022

Businesses across Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside have been asked to help the region tackle some of the biggest problems facing our economy and community with the launch of an…

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University of Sunderland invests in…

07.04.2022

The University of Sunderland welcomes thousands of students each year. Many come straight from school or college, choosing higher education to help shape their future prospects. For some people the…

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New gallery provides artistic outlet…

06.04.2022

“Learning in these real environments provides our graduates with unique experience, skills and knowledge” The University of Sunderland has officially opened the doors to its new Sunderland Creatives Gallery at…

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Multiple promotions at Muckle LLP

06.04.2022

Muckle LLP has strengthened its award-winning team with nine new promotions, including three new Partners. Richard Nixon, Julie Garbutt and Amy Sergison have been promoted to Partner and six other…

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OPENCAST TURNS 10 AND PLANS…

04.04.2022

INDEPENDENT technology consultancy Opencast is 10 years old – and is planning for the next decade with a move into a new HQ designed for hybrid ways of working post…

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New premises for Newcastle digital…

01.04.2022

Newcastle creative digital product studio, KOMODO has moved to a new home with the help of Mincoffs Solicitors. Founded in 2003 by Managing Director Andy Greener, KOMODO has grown from…

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Nomad Digital achieves RoSPA Silver…

01.04.2022

World leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions Nomad Digital are delighted to announce that they have achieved the RoSPA Silver Level Health and Safety Award. Awarded to Nomad…

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From scientist to author: Graduate…

01.04.2022

A University of Sunderland graduate has teamed up with her husband to launch her first book – inspired by their love of reading with their children. Lisa and Mark Cryer…

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Cabaret for Ukraine

31.03.2022

Performing arts students in Sunderland are donating all the proceeds from their cabaret show to support families fleeing the war in Ukraine. Each year, second-year students put together a cabaret…

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Durham’s Future Business Magnates are…

29.03.2022

A competition for enterprising young minds is challenging pupils from County Durham secondary schools to turn their problem-solving skills into a profitable business. Future Business Magnates, now in its 17th…

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Muckle LLP’s Banking team expands…

25.03.2022

Leading North East law firm Muckle LLP has strengthened its Banking and Restructuring team with a new senior appointment. With over 13 years’ experience in the sector, Laura Keegan joins…

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Goldring to spearhead Mediaworks’ North…

22.03.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has appointed Oliver Goldring as managing partner of its Manchester operation. The agency’s client base in the North…

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“I think the University has…

21.03.2022

Pioneering University of Sunderland health facilities which are helping create the next generation of medics were today praised by the Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Labour…

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BBC EXECUTIVE PRAISES REGION’S TECH…

18.03.2022

A NEW BBC executive has reiterated the importance of the north east to the organisation following the announcement of £25m of investment in the region. Storm Fagan, who joined the…

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Notify Technology named as solutions…

17.03.2022

Safer Highways are pleased to announce that a significant step forward has been taken in the development of its ground-breaking app designed to empower all roadworkers to report abuse in…

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Leading North East tech company…

16.03.2022

Former North East Company of the Year, Aspire Technology Solutions today announced that it has secured significant minority investment from LDC, the UK’s leading mid-market private equity firm, in a…

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Saudi football legend Sami Al-Jaber…

15.03.2022

Saudi footballing great Sami Al-Jaber is boosting his already impressive CV by enrolling at the University of Sunderland. Sami is widely recognised as one of Saudi Arabia’s greatest footballers, having…

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Northcoders TechEd announces latest new…

15.03.2022

Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester-based Northcoders TechEd, which is part of Northcoders PLC – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – has confirmed two partnerships…

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North East college group shortlisted…

14.03.2022

Education Partnership North East’s commitment to providing an outstanding student experience and curriculum-shaping employer engagement is to be recognised at the prestigious Education North Awards. The group, one of the…

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The Value of Key Manager…

14.03.2022

Many suggest that peer groups and peer learning are the future of management and leadership development; and we’d certainly agree. By bringing people together who have no formal accountability to…

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Northumbria University Newcastle builds new…

14.03.2022

Northumbria University Newcastle is celebrating its Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Sterling Pharma Solutions, having been awarded the top grade of ‘Outstanding’ by Innovate UK’s independent assessors. The KTP provided…

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Sky Sports star presenter talks…

11.03.2022

Sky Sports’ Premier League football presenter David Jones visited the University of Sunderland this week to share his experiences of life with the satellite broadcaster – and inspire some potential…

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Sunderland College’s Immersive Space nominated…

09.03.2022

Sunderland College’s innovative 360-degree teaching and learning environment has been shortlisted for a prestigious international award. A state-of-the-art ‘Innovation Space’, which is part of the college’s multi-million-pound redevelopment programme at…

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Mediaworks get to grips with…

07.03.2022

One of the world’s leading brands in the motor industry, Continental Tyres, has selected marketing specialists Mediaworks to transform its digital footprint. The aim of the partnership is to raise…

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Scholarships opening a world of…

07.03.2022

Philanthropic donations are making a real difference to the lives of many students across the Northumbria University community. New externally funded scholarships are enabling high-achieving students, from traditionally under-represented backgrounds,…

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MINISTER FORECASTS HUGE GROWTH –…

04.03.2022

A GOVERNMENT Minister has forecast huge growth and 13,800 more jobs in the region’s tech sector by the year 2025. Speaking at the launch of the North of Tyne Combined…

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New investment to transform skills…

03.03.2022

A significant investment in technical facilities at Sunderland College’s City Campus is set to support the future generation of highly skilled engineers and business management professionals. The new capital investment…

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MESMA RAISES QUALITY ASSURANCE TO…

03.03.2022

Improved oversight and analytics are among several benefits provided by the latest generation of subscription-based quality assurance software from Mesma. Mesma is used by a range of education and employment…

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Apprenticeships shaping the future of…

03.03.2022

“This programme is true partnership working”   Tackling a recruitment crisis in social work is at the heart of an apprenticeship programme offering an affordable academic route into the profession.…

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TALENT ENGINE TEAM IS UP…

03.03.2022

DYNAMO, the region’s tech champion, has completed the recruitment of a team to deliver a new Digital Talent Engine for the north east. The project, confirmed late last year, is…

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Extended student support to be…

01.03.2022

A unique collaboration between two North-East organisations means thousands of students in the region will be able to access 24-hour mental health support for the first time. The University of…

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£500m age research and care…

28.02.2022

A £500m development supporting the understanding, care and innovation of products and services for an ageing population has been given the go ahead in Newcastle. The regeneration of the former…

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North-East agency shortlisted for two…

28.02.2022

It’s been a testing couple of years for small businesses, but Durham-based internal communications agency, Inside Out Communications Consulting, has emerged triumphant with two prestigious award nominations a month ahead…

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That’s a wrap! Sunderland’s double…

28.02.2022

Talented filmmakers from the University of Sunderland have walked away with not one, but two prizes at this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards for the North East and Border.…

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NTCA’S £10m TECH GROWTH PROGRAMME…

24.02.2022

A £10m digital programme aimed at boosting growth in the region’s tech economy will be launched officially next week. North of Tyne Combined Authority’s (NTCA) Digital Growth and Innovation Programme…

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Seriös Group expands its team…

24.02.2022

Seriös Group recently increased the number of its graduate and apprentice consultants to six as the expanding business continues to play a role in retaining tech skills within the North…

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Six figure government funding allocated…

22.02.2022

Over £325k from the government’s UK Community Renewal Fund has been distributed to support North East organisations to capitalise on new market opportunities. The Future Markets Acceleration Programme has been…

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Newcastle University biotech spin-out raises…

21.02.2022

A Newcastle University spin-out has raised £1.75m to accelerate research and development and strengthen their commercial team as they prepare to take their bioreactor technologies to market. Biotech technology disrupter,…

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New Frontier: Durham welcomes Space…

18.02.2022

The North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence is inviting businesses to learn more about the growing space industry in the North East at its upcoming conference next month. The…

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North East LEP makes £90k…

18.02.2022

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded more than £90k through its Project Development Accelerator Fund to expand the work of a new partnership aimed at growing the North…

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Hallelujah! Students bring Sister Act…

17.02.2022

Performing Arts students from the University of Sunderland are about to ignite the city’s new multi-million-pound entertainment venue with their musical production of Sister Act. The feel-good comedy is coming…

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Northcoders launches second wave of…

17.02.2022

After securing a further £1.65m in funding from the Department for Education, Northcoders – the Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds-based independent provider of training programmes for software coding – is launching…

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NCG COMPETITION FINALS SHINE SPOTLIGHT…

15.02.2022

STUDENTS and apprentices from Newcastle College showed their talents last week as NCG, the national college group it is part of, hosted its NCG Skills competition finals during National Apprenticeship…

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Mediaworks makes key digital hire…

15.02.2022

One of UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has made further senior appointments to spearhead its expansion in the North West of England. Manchester-based Chris Jevons has…

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Northumbria students set to benefit…

15.02.2022

Working with CBRE, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Santander Universities UK, Northumbria has established new scholarships for academically talented students, from traditionally under-represented groups, who want to study at the University. Approximately…

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Sage’s £1.4m investment in the…

15.02.2022

The chief secretary to the Treasury has welcomed the landmark investment by Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, hailing the “transformational”…

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Celebrating apprenticeships and their many…

10.02.2022

National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 7th-13th February and celebrating this thoughtful and effective means of developing individual skills and knowledge has never been more important. Apprenticeships play a tremendously important…

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Award lets Sunderland business graduate…

09.02.2022

A young North East graduate is taking his first steps into the international business arena thanks to the legacy of one of the region’s most celebrated entrepreneurs. Jesse Thompson recently…

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North East Workforce Skills Makes…

09.02.2022

North East Workforce Skills is a European Social Fund (ESF) project that aims to upskill the workforce, offering employers training solutions which will support businesses to grow. The consortium partners:…

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whyaye sees rising demand for…

07.02.2022

Digital transformation specialist & ServiceNow Partner whyaye is experiencing increasing demand for its Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) services, as companies look to bolster their operational resilience capabilities, streamline their…

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Smart Metering Implementation (SMIP) For…

07.02.2022

Our 2nd CGI Special Edition of the Smart Metering Implementation Programme For Dummies is your essential pocket guide to this government-driven programme that will see 53 million gas and electricity smart…

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Sunderland College to host ‘career…

07.02.2022

Sunderland College is hosting a recruitment fair to highlight a wide variety of employment opportunities available across its campuses. The event, taking place on Saturday 12 February (9.30am-12.30pm) at its…

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DYNAMO: OUR TECH SECTOR IS…

04.02.2022

THE region’s booming tech sector is well set for a year of further expansion and success, according to several of its main players. At a recent board meeting of the…

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Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove…

04.02.2022

The Secretary of State for Levelling up today described the University of Sunderland as having “incredibly impressive facilities” as part of a visit to the city. Michael Gove was given…

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Expansion of private client team…

04.02.2022

Newcastle based law firm, Mincoffs Solicitors has appointed a solicitor to its Wills and Probate team and a new head of department has been promoted from within. Associate Solicitor, Lydia…

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NORTH EAST UNIVERSITY CENTRE AWARDED…

04.02.2022

A higher education centre in the North East has secured multi-million funding to invest in its STEM capabilities. Newcastle College University Centre, part of national college group NCG, has been…

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From Spark to Steve &…

03.02.2022

When Liam Milburn listened to Steve and Karen while he got ready for school, little did he know that 20 years later he would be part of one of the…

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Newcastle tech startup makes recruitment…

03.02.2022

A Newcastle tech startup is shaking up recruitment for emerging tech talent, in order to better support those taking their first steps on the career ladder. Tech recruitment specialists, Haystack…

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North East Local Enterprise Partnership…

03.02.2022

The UK government’s Levelling Up white paper will today set out a blueprint to “expand opportunities” across the United Kingdom. The government’s ambitions include a 40 per cent increase in…

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Nebula Labs help deliver more…

02.02.2022

Newcastle-based Nebula Labs have developed the third in a series of interactive apps to help bring more family fun trails to North Tyneside. The latest app – Morph’s Epic Art…

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Muckle LLP takes trainee solicitor…

02.02.2022

North East leading independent law firm for businesses Muckle LLP has continued its growth with the appointment of seven new trainee solicitors, taking its current total to ten. Consistently recognised…

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Putting Peer-on-Peer abuse in the…

02.02.2022

Criminal, sexual, physical and emotional exploitation are harrowing subjects that a group of students are tackling for an annual film project. The short film partnership project, now in its 9th…

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Version 1 announce 200 new…

31.01.2022

With the support of Invest Newcastle and £1m from the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Ireland-founded digital transformation and technology provider Version 1 is bringing two hundred new jobs to…

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Elexon extends contract with CGI…

31.01.2022

CGI is pleased to announce a further five-year extension of its business processing and IT outsourcing contract with Elexon. This will further extend the 21-year relationship between the two companies…

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New Teesside University training programme…

31.01.2022

Business leaders across the North East and North Yorkshire are being urged to take advantage of a national management training programme being offered by Teesside University International Business School. The…

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Mediaworks Appoint New People Director…

27.01.2022

Mediaworks, one of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of a new group people director. Samantha Link joins the award-winning agency having held…

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CGI and Fast Futures

27.01.2022

About Fast Futures We are proud to partner with Fast Futures to provide young people with practical advice and professional support as they navigate starting their careers. Avado’s FastFutures is a social…

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Graduate’s eye fixed firmly on…

26.01.2022

While England may have failed to deliver the results at the Ashes this year – one Sunderland graduate is using video technology to help improve his club’s success on the…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE STUDENT SHOOTS FOR…

26.01.2022

A Newcastle College student is set for interstellar horizons after leading a NASA-backed space engineering project to victory. Mahfooz Miah, a second-year Engineering student at Newcastle College, led a group…

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It’s finished! First look inside…

25.01.2022

Work on the University of Sunderland’s new multimillion-pound facility to help train the next generation of medical professionals is now complete. A year in the making, the Cadaveric centre based…

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North East tech businesses form…

24.01.2022

Seriös Group, the North East-based data analytics and testing specialist, has formed a strategic partnership with software house Boxmodel to expand its capabilities and offering to its growing client base.…

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Young artists see red

24.01.2022

Five young art and design students have been handed the opportunity of a lifetime, to work with one of the world’s most creative minds and take their studies to the…

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Digital transformation firm relocates to…

24.01.2022

A Newcastle-based digital transformation firm has established its new HQ at The Toffee Factory in the city’s Ouseburn district. whyaye made the move to larger premises after seeing its revenue…

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And Just Like That… Student…

19.01.2022

A budding fashion journalist from the University of Sunderland is living her best life – after bagging an exclusive interview with one of Sex and the City’s newest stars. The…

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A historic local boxing club…

18.01.2022

Sunderland Amateur Boxing Club has relocated to Havelock Tower, situated on the city’s Hylton Road, in a move that will not only place the club in a more central location,…

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US owned tech company expands…

18.01.2022

A global leader in security operations has announced the opening of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Newcastle, following a period of continued expansion and rapid…

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Mincoffs Solicitors appoint Commercial Director

17.01.2022

Newcastle based law firm Mincoffs Solicitors has appointed Matthew Flinders as Commercial Director to support the firm’s growth aspirations. Matthew joins from RMT Accountants, where he was Head of Marketing…

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Mediaworks building a digital home…

17.01.2022

One of the North East’s largest and most successful housing providers, Bernicia Group, has appointed future-facing marketing specialists Mediaworks to transform its digital footprint. Bernicia Group has set ambitious goals…

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“The first day I started…

17.01.2022

With a young family at home and running a successful sports massage therapy business – Alan Barlow questioned whether he’d made the right career decision to study a physiotherapy degree,…

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The time is NOW to…

17.01.2022

North East Businesses are being encouraged to upskill their staff through a great programme driven by The University of Sunderland. The aim of the North East Workforce Skills Programme is…

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Muckle LLP lands deal with…

17.01.2022

Leading North East law firm Muckle LLP is backing the region’s ambitious growth plans following the appointment of a four-year contract to deliver legal services to Tees Valley Combined Authority.…

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Invest Newcastle announce a return…

17.01.2022

MIPIM will take place between 15-18 March 2022 in Cannes, France following a two year break due to the pandemic. In September 2021 a unique hybrid event took place with…

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Shedding light on the darkness…

14.01.2022

Monday 17th January 2022. It’s the most depressing day of the year – apparently. But why? What is it about the third Monday of January – particularly in a COVID-era…

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£804M WORTH OF PROPERTY SOLD…

13.01.2022

The iamproperty Group, ended 2021 with record breaking auction results, after a transformative year for the property market and the increased popularity of the Modern Method of Auction (MMoA). iamsold,…

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University gamer reaches next level…

11.01.2022

A Sunderland gamer, who launched an innovative new gaming network after being inspired by digital play’s power to educate, is about to hold her very first conference, connecting researchers from…

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HEALTHCARE AND SPORTS SECTOR BOOST…

11.01.2022

Two courses at Newcastle College University Centre are the latest to be awarded Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) status. The University Centre’s Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice and Foundation Degree in…

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Newcastle property specialist partners with…

11.01.2022

Proptech and auction expert iamproperty has announced a partnership with property agency specialist, eXp UK to offer services to the brand’s personal property agents. The Group is offering multiple services…

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OPENCAST JOINS WYSER IN NEW…

10.01.2022

Tyneside technology consultancy Opencast is to work with the government’s Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) to help deliver a step change in the way it handles cases. Opencast will…

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EXPERIENCE BANK GROUP LAUNCHES NEW…

07.01.2022

Peter Neal, founder of Experience Bank Group, is delighted to announce not one, but two opportunities for a number of the region’s key managers to benefit from leading peer group…

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Women in STEM brochure

07.01.2022

At CGI, we’re passionate about inclusion and development. We’re also passionate about bringing the next generation of young women into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). This e-booklet, aimed at…

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CGI and DBS to continue…

07.01.2022

CGI has extended its contract with Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) until 2024 and will continue to support DBS in delivering and developing operational services in a stable and secure…

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SUNDERLAND MP SHOWS SUPPORT TO…

04.01.2022

MP for Sunderland Central, Julie Elliott, visited national soft drinks manufacturer Clearly Drinks to see how the business is investing in new environmentally-friendly production methods and local people during the…

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Moving towards a career in…

04.01.2022

Going to university for the first time is a big deal for any new student – but for Ines Rebelo Fonseca the pressure was even greater. Aged just 18, Ines…

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Veganuary: Time to join the…

04.01.2022

From diet to fitness, it’s the time of year when you might be rethinking your lifestyle – and as Veganuary gets underway, could this be the perfect time to kickstart…

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Partnering with Agent Academy to…

30.12.2021

We’re proud to work with social enterprise Agent Academy to help support creation of 700 new jobs. Following our recent announcement to support the UK’s levelling up agenda by creating up to…

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UK Government and European Space…

29.12.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has been selected by the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the UK Space Agency and the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop…

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£2m from County Durham Growth…

23.12.2021

The County Durham Growth Fund has awarded £1.98 million in grants to 17 companies from across the county this year, which will create 278 new jobs. 2021 has proved a…

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CGI supports UK levelling up…

23.12.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), one of the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world, is continuing to increase its investment and commitment to its UK…

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Gateshead technology firm set for…

23.12.2021

New work for Hitachi Rail, a national construction firm, is driving growth for a regional technology specialist. The projects are the latest in line for Gateshead’s Advantex. The firm has…

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Newcastle has one of fastest…

22.12.2021

The Levelling Up Tech Power League highlights a number of significant deals in the city in recent months Newcastle has one of the UK’s fastest growing tech scenes, according to…

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Northumbria University rated as most…

22.12.2021

Northumbria University has been rated as ‘first class’ for sustainability and is the highest ranked university in the North East in the latest People & Planet University League table. More…

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Sage Group plc to spend…

22.12.2021

The Sage Group plc, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, has announced that it has agreed to acquire a cloud native multichannel…

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LEARNING CURVE GROUP WELCOME LORD…

22.12.2021

National training provider, Learning Curve Group (LCG), hosted a roundtable discussion with Lord Agnew and the Cabinet Office, local business leaders and education providers to discuss the levelling up strategy…

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Food Galore: A Culture of…

22.12.2021

As we stock up on festive fayre, our cupboards bulging at the seams, indulging on treats to celebrate the season, our excesses undoubtedly peak at this time of year, but…

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Muckle LLP reports strong financial…

22.12.2021

Newcastle-based leading regional law firm Muckle LLP has reported its financial results for the 12 months up to March 2021.  The Newcastle based law firm delivered a stable profit and…

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Improving access to postgraduate research…

22.12.2021

The University of Sunderland is part of a nationwide initiative which aims to tackle persistent inequalities that create barriers for Black, Asian and minority ethnic students to access and take…

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CGI’s 5G Private Network Showcase

17.12.2021

CGI is building a new showcase in partnership with Nokia at our 5G lab in London to demonstrate how 5G private networks can transform business operations. The showcase will demonstrate…

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Song brought to life thanks…

16.12.2021

Talented music students studying a University of Sunderland course in partnership with Sunderland College have answered an appeal to record a song written by a dad for his daughter, 56…

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£2.6bn sustainable Northumbria gigaplant to…

16.12.2021

Sustainability and highly-skilled employment plans for Britishvolt’s 93-hectare battery Gigaplant in Cambois, Northumberland, were the key themes of a speech at the North East England Chamber of Commerce annual Global…

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CGI announces strategic partnership with…

15.12.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced a partnership with the marine conservation charity, Project Seagrass, as part of its No Planet B initiative and global net zero commitments. CGI and Project…

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Systems leadership at the heart…

13.12.2021

With exciting news of a £20 million investment into a world-class training centre and housing eco-system, the city of Sunderland is proving itself to be a place where key organisations are working together to create a…

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whyaye nurtures tech talent with…

13.12.2021

Two young people in the North East are getting a chance to launch their careers as software developers, thanks to Newcastle upon Tyne-based digital transformation specialist whyaye. James Armstrong, from…

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New Year, New Recruit? The…

13.12.2021

As they start to prepare for the Christmas break University of Sunderland’s ERDF Graduate Internship team look ahead to the New Year. It’s been an interesting time for recruitment in recent months.…

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Teesside University to launch UK’s…

13.12.2021

Wilton Universal Group chief executive Bill Scott OBE is part of a collaboration with Stephenson Harwood LLP, HKA and Teesside University to launch the UK’s first Renewable Academy. The launch…

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North East SME support programme…

09.12.2021

A North of Tyne funded SME programme has supported almost 300 businesses get their business online. Thanks to the Northumberland Covid Business Response Programme (NCBRP) and digital marketing specialists, The…

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Seriös Group agrees UK IoT…

08.12.2021

Seriös Group is enabling businesses across the UK to cut costs, create efficiencies and improve their sustainability after agreeing to be the preferred UK analytics partner of Australian IoT provider…

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The final DWP Digital Podcast…

08.12.2021

At DWP Digital, we put our users’ needs at the heart of everything we do. With over 20 million people using our services, it’s important that all our customers’ voices are heard. In…

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Graduate’s nature trail to a…

07.12.2021

Retirement from her role teaching hearing impaired students after 35 years offered Kathryn Gander the opportunity to pursue a lifelong love of art. Kathryn graduated from her MA Design course at the University…

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GATESHEAD’S ADVANTEX NEW INVESTMENT EXPANDS…

07.12.2021

New investment in infrastructure will enable Gateshead technology specialist Advantex to expand and improve its ultra-fast internet connectivity services to more organisations across the region. The development follows a £500,000…

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North East advisors secure funding…

06.12.2021

An international e-commerce retailer with sustainability at its core has turned to North East advisors to secure its recent funding. MHA Tait Walker Corporate Finance advised FFB Growth UK Limited…

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County Durham firm secures £600k…

06.12.2021

Electrical and fire alarm safety specialist, Safety Checked, has secured new business contracts worth more than £600k with help from the Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP). Set up just over…

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Growing Gateshead tech firm Aspire…

02.12.2021

Growing tech firm Aspire Technology Solutions has posted a 6% lift in turnover during a year of uncertainty and restrictions imposed by Covid-19. The Gateshead firm – a former North…

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HELEN TO LEAD DIGITAL TALENT…

30.11.2021

DYNAMO, the region’s tech champion, has appointed an experienced project lead to jumpstart a new Digital Talent Engine for the region. Helen Tong, who has led marketing and communications teams…

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Northcoders opens new Newcastle hub

30.11.2021

Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – has opened a brand new training hub in Newcastle that will deliver the company’s…

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North East tech startup develops…

30.11.2021

North East tech startup Data2Action is bringing to market a “first-of-its-kind digital platform” to help SMEs and education providers navigate the complex world of data protection and privacy. Founded in…

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Coding bootcamp opens in Newcastle

29.11.2021

An independent provider of training programmes for software coding has opened a brand new training hub in Newcastle. Northcoders’ new site is part of the innovation hub TusPark at Barclays…

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HIV stigma isn’t going away

29.11.2021

A unique and powerful charter mark created by a Sunderland lecturer to increase employers’ commitments to becoming HIV-friendly is relaunching to tackle the ongoing workplace stigma surrounding the virus. Since…

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Eldon Square partners with marketing…

29.11.2021

Eldon Square has partnered with Mediaworks to leverage its media buying and data-driven targeting specialisms. The agency’s approach aims to plug Eldon Square into its global partnerships with digital platforms,…

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Newcastle City Council issues new…

26.11.2021

House builders and property developers in Newcastle should meet higher environmental standards to help fight climate change, planners say. Newcastle City Council’s new local planning guidance directs firms to go…

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NORTH EAST AUCTION SPECIALIST INVESTING…

24.11.2021

A North East-based property auction expert has committed to supporting the growth of the sector with significant investment into its latest specialist training programme intake. The UK’s largest property auctioneer…

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New report shows impact of…

24.11.2021

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership and Durham University Business School have published a new report looking at how COVID-19, and the introduction of widespread flexible working, has contributed to…

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North East HMRC centre to…

24.11.2021

Newcastle’s Pilgrim’s Quarter, part of the Pilgrim Street development, is set to become the new home for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the North East. Part of the Government…

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Medicine is a family affair…

23.11.2021

Sisters Lucy and Laura Giles have found the right prescription for success, after both deciding to train as new doctors. Lucy joined the University of Sunderland’s School of Medicine this…

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North East accountancy firm records…

23.11.2021

A North East accountancy firm have completed over £100m worth of deals marking the busiest 12 months for the firm in almost a decade. Led by MHA Tait Walker’s corporate…

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Muckle LLP’s agricultural, estates and…

22.11.2021

Leading regional commercial law firm Muckle LLP has expanded its Agricultural, Estates and Private Client Department in order to meet increasing demand for its specialist legal services. The department, headed…

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Spincraft Bolsters Director Team Via…

18.11.2021

Don Murray recently joined Standex Engineering Technologies Group’s Spincraft UK business as Managing Director earlier this year, and he was so impressed with his own journey that when he was…

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Work gathers pace on landmark…

18.11.2021

A major County Durham industrial scheme has hit another key milestone with the development of its latest phase. The construction of ten industrial units at Station Place in Newton Aycliffe…

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Bookmaking firm acquires online bingo…

18.11.2021

Flutter Entertainment PLC has announced the acquisition of the online bingo operator Tombola for an enterprise value of £402m. Tombola, with teams primarily located in Sunderland and Gibraltar, is a…

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IT firm and Teesside University…

18.11.2021

IT firm, razorblue has entered a partnership with Teesside University. The partnership will see the University working with IT solutions provider razorblue across a range of areas including student recruitment,…

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BBC presenter Jeff Brown launches…

17.11.2021

Jeff Brown, presenter of BBC Look North, is paying a visit to the University of Sunderland today (Wednesday, November 17th) to officially launch its new state of the art photography…

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SaaS Business Shoptimised wins Best…

17.11.2021

Shoptimised, who provide Product Feed Optimisation and Incremental Revenue Software to e-commerce businesses, has seen an incredible growth of the business, spending the last 18 months developing new innovative features…

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County Durham start-ups eye growth…

16.11.2021

A group of eight entrepreneurs are set to benefit from an incubator programme designed to accelerate the growth of fledgling businesses in County Durham. Durham City Incubator (DCI) was launched…

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Student helps shine a light…

16.11.2021

A University of Sunderland student has teamed up with an award-winning North East film company to help produce a gritty, interactive drama that tackles teenage pregnancy and how disabled people…

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Skills Bootcamp in Digital

15.11.2021

Skills Bootcamp in Digital is a new set of digital training courses designed to help you to build sector specific skills and fast track to a guaranteed interview with a…

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North of Tyne Mayor backs…

15.11.2021

North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll will attend an upcoming business event in the North East dedicated to skills, training, staff wellbeing, and productivity. The Mayor will join 250 leaders…

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North East housing providers secure…

15.11.2021

A group of North of Tyne housing providers have successfully secured funding to deliver an innovative employability project to help unlock potential in the region. The partnership, made up of…

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TECH SUPERSTARS RECOGNISED IN DYNAMITE…

12.11.2021

THE superstars and rising stars of the region’s growing tech sector were celebrated at a glittering awards night. Almost 400 people attended the Dynamites 21 Awards which were hosted by…

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Graduate recognised among UK’s top…

10.11.2021

A Sunderland graduate whose digital strategy helped thousands of Defra staff stay connected during lockdown has been shortlisted as one of the UK’s Top 10 Young Digital Leaders of the…

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Sunderland Paramedics aiding a great…

09.11.2021

A group of Paramedic Science students will be sporting a lot more facial fur this month after signing up for the month-long Movember challenge. Within a week, the University of Sunderland super…

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Durham Company Leads the way…

09.11.2021

gliff.ai is a Durham based company that is leading the world in the development of medical Artificial Intelligence (AI). The company was spun-out from Durham University and began building a…

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Adapt or die: North East…

09.11.2021

Colin Bell, Business and Sector Growth Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, knows what it takes to create a successful business. And he wants to spread the word…

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Video conferencing firm awarded £3.9m…

09.11.2021

A UK video specialist has been awarded a Department of Work and Pensions contract to provide communications services to support the virtualisation of the UK benefits system. The virtual care…

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Generator Presents: Digital Union Mixer

08.11.2021

Generator to host ‘Digital Union Mixer’ on the 12th of November, bringing together the North East’s creative and digital communities for an evening of networking, live music and great food…

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Veterans shaping a healthier future…

08.11.2021

“Social prescribing is an innovative way to support health, wellbeing and reintegration through arts and creative practice”    As we honour those members of the armed forces who have fought and died in…

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TECH SECTOR READY FOR ANNUAL…

05.11.2021

TICKETS for the region’s flagship IT and technology awards are selling fast – and you haven’t got long to confirm your attendance. Dynamites 21 Awards are being held at Newcastle…

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Staff to show they care…

05.11.2021

Staff at a north east university are raising funds to support some of the most vulnerable members of their community; students who have experience of the care system, or are…

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New toolkit helps North East…

04.11.2021

A practical toolkit for employers on how to reduce their gender pay gap has been launched by North East England Chamber of Commerce with support from Home Group. All of…

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Kani achieves second place in…

04.11.2021

Business Cloud recently revealed its Fintech 50 Innovation ranking for 2021. From hundreds of businesses, an expert judging panel and a public vote, hundreds were whittled down down to just 50,…

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Son of astronaut Buzz Aldrin…

03.11.2021

The Aldrin Family Foundation, led by Dr Andrew Aldrin, has teamed up with trainee teachers at the University of Sunderland to inspire schoolchildren to become interested in STEM (Science, Technology,…

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Beyond Partners enters a strategic…

03.11.2021

North-East based agency, Beyond Partners and NorthInvest have joined forces in a strategic partnership which offers entrepreneurs access to specialist people and brand services. The collaboration, which commenced in October,…

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Creative projects unveil importance of…

03.11.2021

As world leaders make their climate pledges during COP26, the University of Sunderland unveils it’s part in a project fostering deeper connections with the environmental, cultural and industrial coastal heritage…

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whyaye and HappySignals enter international…

01.11.2021

Newcastle upon Tyne-headquartered digital transformation specialist whyaye has announced a major new partnership with Helsinki-based Employee Experience Management Platform provider HappySignals. The partnership will see the two companies use a…

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Give your business a boost…

29.10.2021

The coronavirus pandemic has seen organisations in all sectors find new, innovative ways of working. From remote and hybrid offices, to the adoption of new digital technologies like video conferencing…

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Keeping a vision alive

28.10.2021

In 1963 at the age of two David Archer had a unique view of Sunderland – living in the city’s only penthouse. David’s parents met and taught at the University…

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North East Workforce Skills Makes…

27.10.2021

The North East Workforce Skills programme aims to upskill the workforce in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland; enabling employers to access ESF funding to address training needs within their businesses.…

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CGI signs five year contract…

26.10.2021

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) has signed a five-year contract to support the City of Edinburgh Council’s transformation into one of the world’s leading Smart Cities. The agreement includes deployment…

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Durham-based college unveils £1m VR…

26.10.2021

The North East Institute of Technology at New College Durham has unveiled its new virtual reality design suite and robotics facilities. The suite has seen an investment of £1m in…

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Goodboy Digital acquired by global…

25.10.2021

Playco, the world’s largest and most successful instant game developer, has acquired Goodboy Digital (Goodboy), the London based developer who created the PixiJS game engine and is known as a…

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Gateshead announces new jobs with…

21.10.2021

Gateshead has released images of a specialist £14m housing project which will create 82 homes for older people who require a broad range of support needs. Created and managed by…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE PRAISED FOR EMPLOYER…

20.10.2021

Newcastle College has been praised for its investment efforts in its recently built facilities by MP and shadow digital minister, Chi Onwurah, when the College welcomed her for a tour…

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North East LEP to welcome…

20.10.2021

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has re-affirmed its commitment to working with its partners to help tackle climate change, ahead of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference…

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whyaye bolsters its operational resilience…

18.10.2021

Newcastle upon Tyne-based digital transformation specialist whyaye has strengthened its operational resilience team with three key appointments, after experiencing increased demand for its services as financial services firms look to…

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Enhancing care with the patient…

15.10.2021

With multiple sources of patient information, a patient’s complete medical and care history is spread out and different information is only available to certain health and social care professionals. It…

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CGI supports NHS Digital and…

14.10.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has delivered connectivity between NHS digital systems and Ministry of Defence medical systems to rapidly enable secure, multi-directional flow of COVID-19 vaccination data for service…

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Government unveils plans to upskill…

14.10.2021

The government has announced the roll out 65 courses designed to upskill and or retrain thousands of adults across the UK. Sixty-five short and modular courses will start to roll…

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Older persons’ care scheme shortlisted…

13.10.2021

The University of Sunderland is celebrating its involvement in a programme to improve care for older people across Sunderland and South Tyneside now shortlisted for a prestigious Nursing Times Award. The…

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CGI and GE Healthcare sign…

13.10.2021

CGI and GE Healthcare are joining forces to support health and care providers to accelerate their digital transformation journeys in the UK. CGI, one of the largest independent IT and…

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Sunderland announces 1,500 jobs as…

12.10.2021

Sunderland has announced that 1,500 jobs will be created with the arrival of an international company to the region. Just Eat, the global online food delivery company will create 1,500…

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Newcastle United Football Club takeover…

11.10.2021

The Saudi Arabian backed £305m takeover of Newcastle United Football Club has proved controversial with human rights activists and fans alike. However, some members of the Newcastle business community have…

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Emeli Sandé gives ‘seal of…

11.10.2021

Multi-platinum award-winning singer and songwriter Emeli Sandé has returned to Wearside to check out the University of Sunderland’s new state of the art photography and media facilities. Earlier today, Emeli,…

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North East equity firm exits…

08.10.2021

A North East based private equity firm has exited its investment in transport management software provider Mandata to Tenzing. LDC supported the Newcastle-headquartered Mandata to complete two significant acquisitions and…

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Hundreds of new jobs expected…

08.10.2021

An energy infrastructure firm is set to explore the production of a 1-gigawatt low carbon hydrogen facility in Teesside. H2NorthEast, developed by energy infrastructure firm Kellas Midstream, will explore the…

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Beyond Partners to run series…

07.10.2021

A series of workshops and 1:1 sessions brought to you by Maxine Henry and Sally Cowling from Beyond Partners. Starts Thursday 4th November 2021 @ 09:30am – 12:30pm (Zoom Workshops)…

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The key to a successful…

07.10.2021

Interested in how to create an API strategy? Jacqui Leggetter, Head of Integration at DWP Digital shares her expertise knowledge on API’s to help you develop your own strategy. My…

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Eve proves her talent is…

07.10.2021

A University of Sunderland student is hoping to raise awareness of sustainable fashion with her own unique exhibition. Eve Howarth has curated the ‘Double Denim’ exhibition, which is going on…

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Sunderland theatre’s rock-solid reward for…

07.10.2021

Sunderland students who have gone the extra mile to support others during the global pandemic have been recognised for their efforts with an invite to the Sunderland Empire for a special gala night. The Gala performance of the West End hit musical School of Rock, is a ‘thank you’ by the Empire…

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Newcastle United Foundation partners with…

07.10.2021

Northumberland county council has teamed up with Newcastle United Foundation to launch an employability programme for young people aged 16 to 25. The leadership through football course is designed for…

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UK’s leading cycle firm gears…

07.10.2021

Global retailer JD Sports Fashion PLC (“JD Group”) has acquired a majority stake in the UK’s leading premium bicycle retailer, Wheelbase Lakeland Limited (“Wheelbase”). Founded in 1993, Wheelbase has 45…

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DYNAMITES 21 SHORTLIST UNVEILED

06.10.2021

THE shortlist for the Dynamites 21, the region’s IT and technology awards, has been revealed. The awards, now in their eighth year and in association with Invest Newcastle, North of…

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Renewable energy courses see uplift…

05.10.2021

More than 175 students have enrolled on Newcastle College’s renewable energy courses since 2018. The uplift is the latest in a line of green energy-focused announcements from the College. According…

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“Walking on Eggshells”: Evaluating the…

05.10.2021

Vital services in Wearside to tackle domestic abuse are a “valuable” and “lifechanging” support according to both the survivors and perpetrators who have accessed them, a new report reveals. Together…

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IGNITION: DYNAMO SET TO GET…

05.10.2021

DYNAMO, the region’s tech champion, is recruiting a new team to deliver a Digital Talent Engine for the north east. The project is part of the North of Tyne Combined…

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New Space Enterprise Lab opens…

05.10.2021

The Satellite Applications Catapult has opened one of its six brand new Space Enterprise Labs (SEL) in County Durham today. The Space Enterprise Lab, which will provide users with access…

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From debt recovery to helping…

04.10.2021

For many people, getting back into education after a long time away from the classroom can be a daunting experience – but for mature student Clare Knox, it proved to…

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MORE STUDENTS THAN EVER CHOOSING…

04.10.2021

MORE STUDENTS THAN EVER CHOOSING GREEN ENERGY COLLEGE COURSES Newcastle College is continuing to drive the green agenda from the heart of the North East with more than 175 students…

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Cluster bomb crisis highlighted in…

01.10.2021

A student’s artwork is proving a huge draw after highlighting the little-known crisis which threatens millions of civilians. University of Sunderland Glass and Ceramics MA student, Nat Quinn was so…

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£130m offshore wind investment to…

29.09.2021

A new multi-million pound investment from government and industry is set to create and safeguard hundreds of jobs in the North East renewables sector. More than 440 offshore wind production…

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Aspire Technology Solutions set to…

27.09.2021

North East tech giant Aspire Technology Solutions have opened a new office at Fusion Hive, Teesside. The Fusion Hive business and innovation centre, located on Stockton’s Northshore has been built…

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Beamish celebrates 100 years of…

27.09.2021

One of the North East’s most popular visitor attractions is helping the University of Sunderland mark a very special milestone. University staff and students, both past and present, are celebrating…

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Switched-on: County Durham tech start-ups…

27.09.2021

Business Durham has supported the launch and growth of three technology companies thanks to its six-month accelerator programme for start-ups. Networking platform NetKnoWho, taxi and private hire app taxigoat and…

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Michael’s TV pitch gets the…

24.09.2021

A North Shields actor and University of Sunderland graduate has been chosen to work alongside a BBC script editor to bring his idea for a TV series to life. Michael…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE WELCOMES STUDENTS TO…

23.09.2021

Newcastle College is welcoming students into its newly opened Digital Hub where students can thrive on digitally focused courses. The College has welcomed 400 students on digital courses across all…

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Jordan North returns to his…

23.09.2021

BBC Radio 1 presenter Jordan North has gone back to where it all began – as he cut the ribbon to the University of Sunderland’s new state of the art…

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New £50 million NETPark expansion…

23.09.2021

Plans to expand the North East Technology Park (NETPark) in Sedgefield, County Durham, have been given the go ahead Durham County Council, who has agreed to £49.6m to finance the…

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DWP Digital to host a…

22.09.2021

DWP Digital, is recruiting hundreds of digital and tech specialists to lead and redefine digital public services. A career in DWP Digital truly is a career that’s ‘Digital With Purpose’.…

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Digital hub launches as research…

22.09.2021

A new digital hub is being launched in the North East after new research has shown a “huge” potential for tech to boost business growth in the region. Research from…

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County Durham producers boost local…

21.09.2021

A County Durham collective of producers is making it simple for businesses to buy and source local to help boost the region’s economy. Discovering Durham brought together the best local…

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Learning Curve Group’s ambition to…

21.09.2021

Celebrating ’good’ has never been more important, and one regional organisation that supports countless other businesses across the country jumped at the chance to sign up to the Good Work…

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Shoptimised Hires 8 New Staff…

20.09.2021

North-East SaaS business Shoptimised has expanded their team further with 8 new hires, making It a total of 17 new staff that have joined the business this year. The new…

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North East council approves £49.6m…

17.09.2021

Plans to create more than 1,000 jobs with the expansion of a North East science park have been approved. Durham County Council has approved plans for the expansion of NETPark…

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Move on up to North…

16.09.2021

More and more businesses are making the move from the congested and over-heated South East of England to North East England. Struggling to find skilled, loyal staff, coupled with soaring…

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Waterstons Appoints New CEO

16.09.2021

Business and technology consultancy, Waterstons, has appointed Michael Stirrup as its new Chief Executive Officer to drive forward investment, job creation and client experience. The news comes as Waterstons launches…

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Tech company raises £2.4m for…

16.09.2021

A North East technology company has announced that it has raised £2.4m as it aims to build its first commercial plant in the UK. Nova Pangaea Technologies, headquartered in Redcar,…

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Sunderland College and Envision AESC…

15.09.2021

World leading green tech company Envision Group and Sunderland College will create dozens of manufacturing Apprenticeship opportunities as part of a billion-pound boost to the UK’s automotive industry. Plans have…

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Award in honour of inspirational…

15.09.2021

The Northern Power Women will honour the Teesside University academic, who died earlier this year. An inspirational business leader from the North East will be remembered with an award in…

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Buzz Is Back At Newcastle’s…

15.09.2021

THE buzz is back at Newcastle’s business village, with more than a dozen businesses joining the Hoults Yard community since the start of the Covid pandemic. These new tenants have…

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Good Work Pledge urges companies…

14.09.2021

It’s no secret that good business makes good sense, not just for organisations themselves, but for our economy as a whole. But what do we mean by ’good’? Sure, healthy…

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Leeds tech consultancy to create…

10.09.2021

A Yorkshire technology consultancy has announced that it is aiming to create 40 jobs as it opens a new North East office. BJSS, based in Leeds, is opening a new…

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NETPark to create 1,250 new…

09.09.2021

A North East science park has announced that it is aiming to create more than 1,200 jobs as it bids for £50m of growth investment. NETPark (North East Technology Park),…

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Help to Grow Management

08.09.2021

Significant support for small business leaders SMEs in the North East are being urged to sign up to a new 12-week management course, providing critical skills and networks to help…

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How architecture is pushing our…

06.09.2021

Arnold Cleasby, solutions architect at DWP Digital provides an insight into the architecture practice and how they’re using technology to transform and improve government services that millions of people count…

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Last Call For Tech Award…

06.09.2021

A last call has gone out for entries into the region’s IT and technology awards. The Dynamites 21 Awards will be an in-person event at Newcastle’s Civic Centre banqueting hall…

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Advance Northumberland open up Tender…

06.09.2021

The project – North of Tyne Restart and Recover – is being delivered by Newcastle City Council as accountable body with Advance Northumberland and North Tyneside Council as delivery partners.…

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North East recruiter to create…

03.09.2021

An international recruitment specialist has announced plans to create thousands of jobs around the world. Frank Recruitment Group has unveiled plans to create 1,500 jobs globally in order to meet…

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Mirthy bags £800,000 to build…

31.08.2021

Mirthy, a community and activities platform for over-60s, has raised an £800,000 pre-seed investment, a year after launching during the pandemic and racking up over 30k users. The pre-seed round…

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Boost for North East talent…

31.08.2021

A new business academy has been launched in County Durham by one of the region’s largest training providers. National training provider Learning Curve Group (LCG) has launched its Business Academy…

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College offers city centre office…

25.08.2021

One of the region’s largest colleges is launching an enterprise hub which will offer city centre work space to local companies in return for helping students develop skills needed for…

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Boost for North East employment…

23.08.2021

A new jobs platform is set to create a boost for employment in the North East’s tourism and hospitality sectors. Jobs@SkillsHub, which is being launched by Newcastle City Council, is…

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DigitalCity Accelerator Programme – 2021

19.08.2021

Join the most successful digital business leaders in the Tees Valley! Are you an early-stage digital business based in the Tees Valley (Middlesbrough, Stockton, Darlington, Hartlepool or Redcar and Cleveland)?…

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North East Students to Benefit…

18.08.2021

Newcastle College University Centre (NCUC) has been awarded £108k from the Office for Students (OfS) Mental Health Funding Competition. The funding will help launch a new digital project to help…

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New North East Partnership Improves…

18.08.2021

A new North East partnership aims to transform the way people understand safeguarding and manage issues in the workplace and adult education. Sunderland quality assurance software firm Mesma has teamed…

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Sunderland Software City Expands with…

17.08.2021

Sunderland Software City is building on its 13-year experience to build a new Enterprise Team and expand other departments to drive forward regional digital tech sector growth. The new Enterprise…

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Proptech Firm Grows Headcount by…

16.08.2021

Newcastle-based PropTech firm, iamproperty, continues to grow at pace taking on 70 new team members reaching 250 staff at its head office and across the UK. The PropTech firm is…

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Love Online To Become Safer…

16.08.2021

A new digital business concept that is bringing access to love online safely is forging forward in development thanks to an introduction made by the philanthropic organisation, The Experience Bank.…

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Boost for businesses with launch…

16.08.2021

Businesses are due to get an energy efficiency boost due to a new initiative being supported by a North East university. Teesside University, which is based in Middlesbrough, is running…

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Global tech firm to open…

11.08.2021

A leading global technology consultancy has chosen Newcastle as the location for its third UK office. Thoughtworks, who have won multiple awards for their commitment to diversity and inclusion will…

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Aspire is the first company…

09.08.2021

Aspire Technology Solutions has announced its Black Diamond accreditation from networking giant Extreme Networks. The Black Diamond Partner Program recognises an exclusive group of top partners who have made significant…

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The University of Sunderland Digital…

09.08.2021

As businesses recover from a disruptive period of uncertainty and change, Kathy Clawson, Head of Computer Science Faculty of Technology provides advice on how work-based learning at the University of…

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SME investment boost as North…

09.08.2021

A North East consortium has announced that it has secured a multi-million pound funding package to encourage investment in the region’s SMEs. The consortium, led by the North East Business…

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New Survey Dives Deeper into…

04.08.2021

THE region’s tech network has launched a deeper dive into equality and diversity after an initial survey concluded with four key recommendations for the sector. Dynamo launched its first equality,…

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Skills Bootcamps to be delivered…

04.08.2021

TechUP – Improving diversity within Tech TechUP is delighted to have been selected to take part in national Skills Bootcamps, free adult courses, designed to boost career prospects in the…

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Digital bootcamps launch in North…

04.08.2021

A new series of digital bootcamps have today been announced to improve job prospects across the North East. The Skills Bootcamps in Digital, backed by the government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee…

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Shoptimised hires 4 additional staff…

04.08.2021

Shoptimised has strengthened its team with four new appointments to support the ongoing business growth and new client wins. The North Tyneside based SaaS is rapidly expanding and has appointed…

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Healthcare innovators urged to enter…

03.08.2021

Health innovations that have transformed patient care over the last few years are to be recognised as the Bright Ideas in Health Awards return. During the pandemic, healthcare innovations have…

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NEWCASTLE SOFTWARE COMPANY LAUNCHES TECH…

02.08.2021

A Newcastle-based software company has launched a dedicated new brand to help businesses go digital, as they continue to grow in the healthcare space. Surge Technologies Ltd, partnered with the…

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WORK ON MILLIONS OF POUNDS…

02.08.2021

New work in the education, defence and manufacturing sectors are among the projects that have secured growth for a North East technology firm over the last 12 months. Gateshead-based Advantex,…

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NEW ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY…

29.07.2021

A new engineering and manufacturing Industry Lead has been appointed by Education Partnership North East to support Northumberland College further develop its engineering and manufacturing technical curriculum. One of its…

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NORTH EAST COLLEGE GROUP APPOINTS…

29.07.2021

Education Partnership North East has appointed Jeff Bower as a dedicated industry lead to further develop its engineering and manufacturing academic and technical provision across its regional group of colleges.…

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APPGATE DISCUSSION SERIES EVENT

28.07.2021

CyberWhite and Appgate would like to invite you to a series of discussions around Zero Trust Network Access solutions. The series of discussions will commence Thursday (5th August @11am), with…

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£12m North of Tyne digital…

28.07.2021

The North of Tyne Combined Authority has announced new multi-million pound funding to boost the local digital sector. The authority plans to invest £12m to boost the digital sector in…

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SUNDERLAND CITY COUNCIL CHALLENGES INNOVATORS…

28.07.2021

Hot on the heels of the recent successful Carbon Neutral Challenge, Sunderland City Council launches the “Transport Challenge” in collaboration with Digital Catapult. This brand new competition offers £10,000 to…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE SETS OUT 10-YEAR…

27.07.2021

Newcastle College has launched an ambitious new strategy that will ensure it continues to play a key role in the North East over the next decade. The Strategy launch coincides…

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DWP DIGITAL’S Hack2Work – USING…

27.07.2021

DWP Digital delivered its first virtual hackathon earlier this month. Hack2Work brought together more than 150 people from a wide range of backgrounds to develop digital solutions focused on helping…

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CYBERWHITE LAUNCH SUPPORT SERVICE

27.07.2021

Today, organisations are expected to be agile and dynamic, delivering increased value and of course, unparalleled levels of customer service. In the background, the cyber threat landscape continues to evolve,…

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DigitalCity SCALE Programme

26.07.2021

Are you a digital SME looking to scale up your business? DigitalCity is on the lookout for digital business leaders in the Tees Valley to join its next SCALE programme…

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Newcastle Carers Unveil New Leader…

26.07.2021

Newcastle Carers has welcomed a new CEO into its fold ensuring that the charity, which supports carers of all ages, moves into a new era of opportunity. Edward Gorringe brings…

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MP impressed with Bede Campus…

26.07.2021

Labour MP Julie Elliott is delighted that Sunderland College will be leading the way in technical skills training when its new Digital Innovation Centre opens later this year. Ms Elliott…

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Newcastle College University Centre Named…

22.07.2021

Newcastle College University Centre has been named as one of the first providers of a Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfaTE). The University…

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Malaysia’s Maxis partners with North…

20.07.2021

Maxis, the leading converged solutions provider in Malaysia, has collaborated with Digital Catapult North East Tees Valley, the Department for International Trade and the UK Tech Cluster Group to provide…

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UK-FIRST CREATIVE AND DIGITAL DEGREE…

20.07.2021

Newcastle College University Centre is launching the UK’s first Creative Digital Design Degree Apprenticeship this September, allowing young people to learn and practice the creative and technical skills that are…

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gliff.ai Launches Innovative Platform for…

19.07.2021

gliff.ai has launched its innovative software platform, specifically designed to assist the development of trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) by addressing the gap for much-needed Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) products. MLOps…

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Shoptimised to host ‘Unlock Google…

15.07.2021

Thursday 29th July, 2.00pm – 3.00pm In this webinar, we’ll show you the huge problem that exists within Google Shopping and the Merchant Center and how that problem restricts your…

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NOMAD DIGITAL PARTNER WITH INCREMENTAL

15.07.2021

Nomad Digital is excited to be the chosen partner of rail tech pioneer Incremental, winning ‘First of a Kind’ funding. Incremental supplier of data-driven solutions to the rail industry is celebrating…

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FUSE IS LIT FOR THIS…

14.07.2021

Press Release Nominations are open for the region’s tech awards – which will be held in person again this year. The Dynamites Awards, organised annually by tech network Dynamo, shine…

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Sunderland College hosts North East…

14.07.2021

Manufacturers, academics and key stakeholders gathered at Sunderland College to address the automotive industry’s future needs. The college’s Washington Campus hosted the Automotive Innovation Post 2030 Workshop, part of a…

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Gateshead tech firm supports schools…

12.07.2021

A Gateshead technology specialist has secured over £1m worth of new contracts to support schools across the North of England. Advantex has been awarded contracts worth over £1m to supply…

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Jobs on the horizon for…

12.07.2021

A North East employee engagement company has announced that it is creating nearly 30 new jobs after a £2.6m series A funding round. Oak Engage, based in Newcastle, has completed…

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Beyond Critical National Infrastructure (CNI)

02.07.2021

How CNI-like organisations can benefit from appropriate application of the Cyber Assessment Framework (CAF) We all rely on our Critical National Infrastructure (CNI); after all, that’s what it means. The…

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Newcastle based iamproperty to create…

02.07.2021

Rapidly rising Newcastle firm iamproperty is creating dozens of new jobs on the back of its latest tech innovation. The Gosforth based company, first created by Jamie Cooke and Ben…

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North East space sector jobs…

02.07.2021

A new report by the UK Space Agency has highlighted that the North East’s thriving space sector has led to a jobs boost in the region. The recent ‘Size and…

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Opportunity for UK tech SMEs…

30.06.2021

Tech SMEs across the UK have the opportunity to become the strategic partner for the Student Loans Company (SLC). The SLC is commencing a procurement exercise to appoint its third…

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SMEs experience growth with Northumbria…

28.06.2021

Following the launch of its ERDF funding scheme in March, Northumbria University continues to offer support to SMEs based in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland. Through funding worth up to…

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Data scientist helps Muckle drive…

25.06.2021

Leading regional law firm for businesses Muckle LLP has appointed an expert data scientist to its newly formed Data and Digital Team. Allen Roberton, from Darlington, has been appointed as…

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Boost for North East entrepreneurs…

25.06.2021

People across the North East will be offered support to set up their own businesses through a new initiative from Sage. The North East-based firm has announced the launch of…

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County Durham Growth Fund awards…

23.06.2021

The County Durham Growth Fund has awarded £5.4 million in grants to 21 companies from across the county, helping to create over 500 jobs. Established in April 2019, the fund…

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JACKMAN REPRESENTS REGION ON NEW…

23.06.2021

A PROMINENT figure in the region’s cyber security sector is playing a leading role in a new organisation launched to support economic growth in the industry. Phil Jackman has been…

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Muckle supports Aramis Group in…

22.06.2021

French company Aramis Group, a European leader in selling used cars online, has announced its entry into the UK market with the purchase of a majority stake in pioneering used…

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Utility Week insight report –…

21.06.2021

Data and digitalisation requirements for the energy transition: insights from an industry working group To deliver a cost effective and equitable transition to net zero, the full potential of system…

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TECH FIRM SEES GROWTH TO…

21.06.2021

A SUCCESSFUL Tyneside business consultancy has moved into its first ‘office’ after growing its team from one to more than 40 in less than two years – working as a…

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New grant fund provides innovation…

21.06.2021

A new £1.5m grant fund has been launched by the North of Tyne Combined Authority to support business innovation across North Tyneside, Newcastle and Northumberland. The North of Tyne Innovation…

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FAMILY AFFAIR FOR NORTH EAST…

03.06.2021

Continued investment in apprentices North East technology specialist Advantex has appointed two new apprentices as it invests further to secure its future workforce needs and strengthen core technical skills. Luke…

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