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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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NEW CONTRACT SEES GATESHEAD’S ADVANTEX…

03.06.2021

North East technology specialist Advantex is sailing to success after completing a contract to provide new digital connectivity onboard Europe’s oldest floating warship. The cable work by the Gateshead firm onboard HMS…

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CGI partners with Better Meds…

01.06.2021

The North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC) has appointed CGI, alongside Better, to implement an ePMA (e-Prescribing and Allergy Monitoring) solution across their acute and community hospitals. The…

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INITIAL REPORT INTO TECH SECTOR…

28.05.2021

A REPORT exploring the diversity of the region’s growing tech sector has concluded with four key recommendations. Dynamo, the north east’s tech sector network, launched a survey late last year…

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SHOPTIMISED HIRES 2 NEW TALENTS…

25.05.2021

North East Ecommerce Startup Shoptimised has hired 2 new talents in the last month to support their growth and new onboarded clients. The newest additions to the team are Brandon…

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Nomad Digital expands into new…

25.05.2021

Nomad launches its Road Connectivity product, bringing its renowned expertise in the Rail industry to buses, road freight and mining vehicles. Applications such as Passenger information, CCTV, Location Tracking and…

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FROM MASTERCHEF TO GLOW-UP… NATIONWIDE…

21.05.2021

Apprentices and students from across the UK competed in the National Finals of a nationwide skills competition, showing off their talents in everything from carpentry to creative make-up. The competition…

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Kani Payments has partnered with…

19.05.2021

Kani’s automated reconciliation platform will integrate with Sodexo Engage’s IT, Finance and Operations divisions for the improved management of e-payments, pre-paid cards, gift cards, vouchers, and risk identification data. The…

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HARRY ARMSTRONG JOINS OPENCAST TO…

19.05.2021

TYNESIDE tech consultancy Opencast Software has announced a key appointment as it extends its reach across the UK. Earlier this year the company announced a huge recruitment drive, with 50…

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Free Online Coding Taster Session…

11.05.2021

DWP Digital has teamed up with CodeFirstGirls to deliver a free online ‘Introduction to JavaScript’ course on Thursday 20 May at 6pm. The course is open to anyone interested in…

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Northern Recruitment Group announces changes…

06.05.2021

Newcastle headquartered recruitment business NRG, part of the Galago Group, has announced the departure of Chief Executive, Therese Liddle. In a well-planned transition, Therese will be leaving her position with…

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Sunderland College games design lecturer…

06.05.2021

Sunderland College lecturer Chris Jeffrey has been nominated for the 2021 BAFTA Young Games Designer Mentor Award by the students he has inspired. The Award is presented to educators whose passion and dedication has motivated learners through games…

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DWP Digital launches new podcast…

05.05.2021

DWP Digital has launched a brand new podcast series, focusing on what government digital transformation looks like in practice. As the UK’s biggest government department, the Department for Work and…

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TECH CONFERENCE WILL FOCUS ON…

27.04.2021

The region’s biggest tech conference will this year focus on how the north east’s IT sector has successfully responded to the Covid pandemic. The annual Dynamo conference attracts delegates from…

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‘Everyone Needs a Mentor’ Programme…

27.04.2021

About the UTC A UTC is a University Technical College and is different from other schools because it has unique support from local, high-profile industry partners and employers. Partners have…

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Key Promotions at Mincoffs Solicitors

23.04.2021

Mincoffs Solicitors has announced four key promotions following a strong start to the year. Associate Solicitor Chris Hughes, has been made a Partner within Mincoffs’ award-winning Corporate team whilst solicitors…

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CGI’s CSR 2020 report

22.04.2021

CGI’s CSR 2020 report shares progress in advancing key priorities: people, communities and climate. Climate priorities include achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030. CGI is pleased to announce the…

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DYNAMO WEBINAR TO DEBATE GOVTECH…

13.04.2021

Dynamo, the region’s tech champion, is to host a free webinar this month exploring government technology and lessons learned from the Covid pandemic. The webinar, on Wednesday, April 21, features…

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Tyne and Wear and Northumberland…

12.04.2021

Northumbria University has launched a new ERDF funded project supporting SMEs to recruit a graduate intern. This project follows on from the success of the previous scheme which helped stimulate…

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OPENCAST BOOSTS THE WORK OF…

01.04.2021

OPENCAST Software has confirmed its commitment to making a positive social impact by making generous donations to five local charities. The Newcastle-based tech consultancy has donated almost £50,000 to charities…

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DWP complete their Virtual Machine…

31.03.2021

Driving digital transformation The Virtual Machine Environment Replacement (VME-R) project replaced aging legacy infrastructure necessary to enable future welfare policy changes to be implemented. This complex and intensive programme has…

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North East Futures UTC –…

30.03.2021

The North East UTC are looking for organisations who can support them and their students with Work Experience Week (5th -9th July), Careers Talks and Mentor Recruitment.    From the…

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NORTH EAST BUSINESSES INVITED TO…

26.03.2021

To support the regional economy and young people into employment, Newcastle College University Centre is helping North East businesses boost their workforce coming out of the pandemic, with nine funded…

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DYNAMO SHARES IDEAS FOR POST…

26.03.2021

DYNAMO, the region’s tech champion, has been sharing experience, knowledge and plans about what office working might be like post pandemic. The network is confident about the regional tech sector’s…

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WHYAYE! RECOGNISED AS 2021 SERVICENOW…

26.03.2021

ServiceNow has recognised the work of a Tyneside IT and services company with a prestigious award. Newcastle-based whyaye was named the 2021 ServiceNow EMEA Premier Segment Partner of the Year.…

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Why we need a unique…

25.03.2021

IoT North has announced the launch of a Solutions Marketplace, an innovative service that works with Internet of Things (IoT) providers to connect them with customers looking to adopt IoT…

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Can a robot help a…

24.03.2021

The UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) is the first in the world to evaluate “gita robots”, a cargo-carrying robot which follows you round, to assess the impact on…

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College celebrates success of Gatsby…

22.03.2021

Sunderland College is celebrating its involvement in an innovative, four-year careers education pilot programme with the Gatsby Foundation. The college was selected to play a key role in the pilot…

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First glimpse of Newcastle College’s…

22.03.2021

Entrepreneurs across Newcastle are set to gain access to a new enterprise hub on the outskirts of the city centre. Newcastle College has unveiled its new space for local entrepreneurs…

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Education Partnership North East colleges…

17.03.2021

Education Partnership North East colleges have carried out thousands of COVID-19 tests as students return to campus for face-to-face teaching. Following the Government’s announcement regarding the reopening of schools and…

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Haystack Wins £1M In Funding…

12.03.2021

Haystack, a Newcastle-based tech startup, today has announced that it has raised £1 million in seed funding. The funding enables Haystack to expand their territory reach and with advanced matching…

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Sunderland College partners with Foundation…

10.03.2021

Two of the North East’s leading education and skills providers are teaming up give young people across the region greater access to qualifications, sport and employment opportunities. Sunderland College has…

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DYNAMO REACHES OUT TO HELP…

03.03.2021

FIVE charities are to benefit from free membership of north east tech network Dynamo. The regional tech champions wanted to help the work of the charities while at the same…

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12,000 jobs to be created…

01.03.2021

A new strategy aiming to double the number of North East jobs in the health and life sciences sectors has been unveiled. The North East Health, Life Sciences and Medicines…

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Aspire set to transform Newcastle’s…

25.02.2021

Newcastle City Council have appointed Aspire Technology Solutions to deliver a next generation full fibre network serving hundreds of public sector sites across the region. The state-of-the-art network will be…

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Free Online Learning Launched at…

23.02.2021

Newcastle College has launched a brand-new range of free online courses to help people upskill during the pandemic. The new programme of short, online courses is focused on helping people…

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North East campaign to combat…

18.02.2021

A campaign to help eradicate digital poverty amongst the North East’s children has received a significant boost, thanks to Sage, the region’s biggest technology company. Sage provided the donation to…

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Strong 2020 growth for North…

17.02.2021

Newcastle-based SpecifiedBy continues to go from strength to strength A Newcastle-based tech company that is leading a digital-first revolution for building product manufacturers, SpecifiedBy, has reported a solid performance in…

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WBD plans its move to…

16.02.2021

Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD), the largest law firm in the North East, has announced it will be moving its two Newcastle offices to a new and improved workspace at the…

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North East businesses join Kickstart…

12.02.2021

Businesses across the North East have offered placement opportunities to young people through Education Partnership North East and the Kickstart programme. The national scheme, announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in…

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Nomad Digital Launch Enagage Portal

09.02.2021

Nomad Digital is delighted to launch its brand-new Engage Portal solutions, that deliver on-demand, managed-content directly to passenger devices, such as tablets, smartphones, or laptops. The Engage Portal is a…

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NRG further strengthens Executive Search…

08.02.2021

Newcastle headquartered recruitment business NRG, part of the Galago Group, has announced the appointment of Ray Williamson to their Executive Search & Selection division. Ray who lives in Stirling with…

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MHA TAIT WALKER STRENGTHEN ITS…

02.02.2021

Following a record year in 2020, which saw the team complete more than 20 transactions for North East businesses, MHA Tait Walker Corporate Finance has further strengthened its team with the appointment of…

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The Experience Bank Group Preps…

29.01.2021

Cascade, the region’s leading cash management company, has invested in support from The Experience Bank Group ahead of an expected announcement of its new board structure. Andrew Marsh, who heads…

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Aspire Chairman awarded Honorary Fellowship…

29.01.2021

Aspire Chairman, Nigel Begg has been recognised as an Honorary Fellow of the Customs House Academy alongside entertainers Rosie Ramsey and Nadine Shah. The award recognises the achievements of individuals,…

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Durham SaaS firm secures £600k…

28.01.2021

A Durham SaaS company has announced that it has received an investment of £600k to complete development of a new platform. Hicomply has received the £600k from angel investors and…

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University project adds £47.1m value…

27.01.2021

A new report has found that a multi-million pound project from a North East university is having a “critical” impact on businesses in the area. The Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing Project…

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DYNAMO HOSTS VIRTUAL CAREERS FAIR…

27.01.2021

REGIONAL tech network Dynamo is to host its first virtual careers fair aimed at promoting employment opportunities at contact centres and the wider service delivery sector. Dynamo is working with…

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Newcastle put another Fintech company…

26.01.2021

Pockit, an inclusive Fintech company focussed on customers who are excluded and underserved by high street banks, has set up a new office in Newcastle. This follows securing £15m of…

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New senior recruit to drive…

25.01.2021

At a crucial time for the economy, NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), a public and private sector partnership, that works to position Newcastle and Gateshead as an international destination of choice, has…

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What’s on offer for those…

21.01.2021

Have you ever wondered if you’re offering a good enough salary to attract the right talent? Or whether you should up your perk game, so it’s not all about the…

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Innovation boss Simon Green hands…

21.01.2021

Sunderland-based innovation support agency, Innovation SuperNetwork, has announced a change in management structure with current CEO, Simon Green appointed as Chair and Executive Director, Estelle Blanks, taking up the role…

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A RECORD YEAR FOR MHA…

18.01.2021

MHA Tait Walker Corporate Finance team are celebrating a record year in 2020 completing over £100m worth of deals for North East businesses. Despite the current economic climate due to…

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North East LEP to help…

13.01.2021

A North East organisation has announced that more than £235k in funding has been awarded to help businesses in the region. The funding, from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership…

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CGI develops 5G Hub for…

12.01.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop an innovative 5G facility at the European Centre for Space Applications and…

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Newcastle software specialist invests £17m…

11.01.2021

A Newcastle software company has announced that it has led a multi-million pound funding round for a digital operations platform. Sage has invested £17m in digital operations platform Brightpearl, leading…

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OPENCAST IS LOOKING FOR 50…

07.01.2021

OPENCAST Software is following up its most successful year with a recruitment drive for 50 more tech stars. Opencast is looking to fill the following roles: architects, developers, automation testers,…

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CoreHaus creates new manufacturing site…

07.01.2021

Innovative modular housebuilder, CoreHaus, is opening its first UK manufacturing site at a County Durham business park as part of its scale-up plans. CoreHaus has secured its new 20,000 sq…

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Regional experts advise on deal…

04.01.2021

Corporate finance and legal experts from two leading North East independent businesses have helped Northumbrian Roads to join forces with one of the UK leaders in road building. The North…

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North East LEP: Challenge North…

30.12.2020

Through a new open innovation programme called Challenge North East, the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is offering financial support to SMEs who can help find solutions to two…

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Experience Bank Group Looks to…

17.12.2020

Peter Neal and Andrew Marsh of Experience Bank Group have joined forces for this latest advice column for Northern Insight readers. The topic for this special December and January double…

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The Experience Bank Group Applaud…

15.12.2020

The Experience Bank Group is pleased to share the news that one of its members, Jonathan Gold, has partnered with WH Ireland to bring more investment options to North East…

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DWP Digital are recruiting

08.12.2020

The Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) digital arm, DWP Digital, are looking to hire hundreds of digital specialists in roles including infrastructure engineering, software engineering, DevOps and architecture. There’s…

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Railsbank & Kani: Fintech Partnership…

04.12.2020

We recently asked our friends and partners over at Railsbank to join us for a discussion, hosted by FinTech Finance, about partnerships within Payments and FinTech, and what makes a…

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‘Working from home has come…

04.12.2020

“Offices: The future is blended” according to Charlie Hoult, MD at ‘flex space’ operator Hyhubs. Charlie, who runs three workspace ‘properties with personality’ led an Entrepreneurs’ Forum panel discussion entitled…

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North East law firm breaks…

03.12.2020

An independent North East law firm has announced that it has seen revenue hit record highs in its latest results. Muckle LLP has reported record results after turning over more…

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ARE YOU AN INCLUSIVE #HERO…

03.12.2020

The search is on for role models who can inspire the region’s tech sector to be more diverse. Regional tech champion Dynamo has launched its #HERO campaign to find local…

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Non Executive Chairman appointed at…

01.12.2020

Geoff Hodgson has been appointed as the Chairman of Nigel Wright Group. This follows the management buy-out in October by the Executive Directors. Geoff is an experienced Non Executive Director…

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Investment enables innovative Durham AI…

30.11.2020

Durham based gliff.ai has received another round of investment from funds managed by Northstar Ventures, the North East Innovation Fund supported by the European Regional Development Fund and the newly…

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Dynamo North East School Careers…

26.11.2020

Graham Jordan, Partnership Analyst and Manager at NEICT, previously visited a number of local schools giving careers talks to yr10 students on behalf of Dynamo as part of the Building…

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Quarter of a million-pound funding…

25.11.2020

The National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) and remote wellbeing platform ‘Breathe Happy’ has been awarded £272,904 to build emotional and physical resilience in older adults who have been adversely…

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CGI: ‘Connect to Innovate’ White…

25.11.2020

The UK water sector’s opportunities to transform leveraging emerging technologies and data insights. CGI has partnered with UK5G to produce a white paper that sets out the enormous opportunities and challenges for…

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Immersive tech sector in North…

23.11.2020

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has recognised the national and international significance of the immersive tech cluster in North East England. Next month, DIT and Invest North East England…

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CGI partners with North East…

23.11.2020

CGI today announced a partnership with Newcastle-based text analysis and insight platform provider, Wordnerds. The relationship will see the company combine its multi-industry and advisory expertise with Wordnerds’ unique software platform…

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GOVERNMENT BACKING FOR CONSULTANCY CYBER…

19.11.2020

Business and IT consultancy Waterstons has joined an exclusive list of Government approved cyber security providers. As a ‘Certified Cyber Security Consultancy’, Waterstons now has certified proof that the services…

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MHA TAIT WALKER WELCOMES NEW…

19.11.2020

MHA Tait Walker has welcomed four new recruits to its Stockton-on-Tees office as part of its continued investment into the region. The firm, which has been working with clients across…

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Open call for SMEs to…

17.11.2020

HUBCAP is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project that aims to promote the use of model-based design (MBD) techniques in a range of sectors around the field of what we might…

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DYNAMO OFFERS AUTOMATION BOOTCAMP

17.11.2020

REGIONAL tech network Dynamo is hosting a bootcamp for businesses to explore if and when to move towards automation. The bootcamp will incorporate four sessions over three months, starting on…

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Mistura Informatics offering free access…

09.11.2020

Mistura Informatics Ltd are offering 3 months of free, no-obligation access to the MaPPs system to help healthcare providers through the COVID-19 crisis. Mistura is a North East Health-tech company…

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Ellen Thinnesen appointed to lead…

05.11.2020

Education Partnership North East Chief Executive Ellen Thinnesen has been appointed Chair to the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Skills Advisory Panel. Ellen will lead the Panel, which includes…

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New chapter begins! Legendary bookshop…

05.11.2020

The former home to legendary institution Hills Bookshop is to be revived to boost Sunderland’s arts and cultural scene. The landmark building at Waterloo Place in the city centre is…

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How Newcastle College is Innovating…

27.10.2020

Jon Ridley (Vice Principal and Executive Director of Higher Education) and Andrew Esson (Director of Industrial Strategy) discuss the innovative steps forward that Newcastle College is taking to develop a…

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‘STELLAR CAST’ OF LEADERS EXPLORES…

26.10.2020

A WORKSHOP exploring how to accelerate the growth of the region’s tech sector was attended by key north east business leaders and national experts on digital economic policy. The workshop…

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Opencast appoints Tom Lawson as…

22.10.2020

Opencast Software, the independent tech consultancy, has appointed Tom Lawson as CEO. Opencast Software specialises in developing end-to-end enterprise solutions for Government, financial services, health and social care and renewable…

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Northumbria University teams up with…

20.10.2020

Northumbria University is pleased to launch partner applications for the 2021 co-hort of the MOBIE-Northumbria Homes for the Future Innovation Centre. Last year, Northumbria University teamed up with Architect, TV…

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CGI White Paper – Charting…

20.10.2020

Three organisational capabilities industry leaders will need to help navigate business challenges caused by Covid-19. President & CEO George D. Schindler shares CGI’s perspectives on how clients can navigate through…

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NIGEL WRIGHT GROUP MBO

16.10.2020

The Executive Directors at Nigel Wright Group have recently completed a management buy-out.  The MBO was the result of a wider corporate restructuring exercise which was supported by the existing…

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REGION’S TECH SECTOR CELEBRATES ITS…

15.10.2020

THIS year’s Dynamites were held virtually last night with the north east’s tech sector determined to reward its superstars and rising stars. Many of this year’s winners had a Covid…

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Blog: Dynamites and Newcastle College…

14.10.2020

Eleven judges will cast a critical eye over the success stories of the North East’s IT and tech leaders at tonight’s seventh annual Dynamites Awards. Jon Ridley, Newcastle College University…

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Better ConNEcted is seeking financial…

13.10.2020

Better ConNEcted, a North East based campaign, is requesting financial donations form North East businesses to help more people in the region to access the internet. Donations will provide communities…

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OPENCAST’S HEADCOUNT SOARS BY 50…

13.10.2020

A TYNESIDE tech consultancy has bolstered a key division and increased its headcount by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year despite the COVID lockdown. Opencast Software has…

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Sunderland College investment for students…

12.10.2020

Education Partnership North East has announced a significant investment to enhance the learning experience of Sunderland College’s most vulnerable students. The £62,000 development will improve facilities and resources at the…

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Education Partnership North East colleges…

09.10.2020

Education Partnership North East is joining colleges across the country to support those most in need this Christmas. With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to have a significant social and economic…

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HOW HAS THE NORTH EAST…

08.10.2020

North East construction firms fared better than those in other parts of the country during the first half of 2020, according to a nationwide survey. The survey of 100 construction…

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Hays publishes their 2020 Equality,…

07.10.2020

This year there has been unprecedented disruption to how we work. The Covid-19 crisis rapidly sped up the adoption of flexible working, which could also create the opportunity for real…

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Baltic Apprenticeships Launch New Data-Driven…

06.10.2020

Baltic Apprenticeships are launching two new data-focused apprenticeship programmes to help North East employers unlock the power of data. The new programmes include a Level 3 Data Technician apprenticeship and…

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County Durham businesses join virtual…

05.10.2020

Businesses from across County Durham and the North East  took part in a virtual trade mission to South Africa to explore export opportunities. The trade mission, organised by Business Durham,…

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DYNAMITES SHORTLIST IS REVEALED

29.09.2020

The shortlist for the Dynamites 20, the region’s IT and technology awards, has been revealed. The awards, organised by north east tech network Dynamo and sponsored by Home Group, are…

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Newcastle named one of the…

29.09.2020

The global index is based on residents’ ratings of how technology affects various areas of their lives. Newcastle has beaten cities including Los Angeles, Berlin and Hong Kong in a…

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‘NORTH EAST COMPANY OF THE…

28.09.2020

Newcastle-based property development and investment business, Adderstone Group is pleased to announce that North East tech giant Aspire Technology Solutions will be basing its new headquarters at the 30,000 sq.…

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HELENA HILL LAUNCHES THE EXPERIENCE…

28.09.2020

A North East consultant has launched a second venture to support high-growth start-ups, SMEs and large organisations. Helena Hill says The Experience Academy will help operators bolster user experience (UX),…

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DYNAMO POWERS FORWARD

22.09.2020

DYNAMO, the region’s tech network, has grown during recent months as the IT community pulls together to help fight COVID challenges. Dynamo gives the tech sector a voice as well…

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Sunderland College selected to join…

21.09.2020

Young people across Wearside and beyond are set to benefit from a radical new approach to delivering high level skills following the induction of Sunderland College to the WorldSkills UK…

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Leadership programme launched to help…

17.09.2020

Registration is now open for a new, fully-funded leadership programme, designed to help SMEs build resilience, tackle the challenges faced during and after Covid-19, and drive future productivity and growth.…

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A LEADING PENSIONS EXPERT WARNS…

15.09.2020

On Pension Awareness Day (September 15), a leading wealth management expert warns the Government’s Budget in November could make it even more difficult for people to save for retirement. As…

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Northumberland College and Northumbria Police…

10.09.2020

Northumberland College has agreed a unique partnership with Northumbria Police which will increase students’ awareness of personal safety and encourage good community relations. The three-year strategic partnership, which will see a dedicated Police Community Support Officer…

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Boost for County Durham entrepreneurs

08.09.2020

Business Durham is set to help a further five entrepreneurs launch their businesses with its successful six-month accelerator programme. Durham City Incubator (DCI) is designed to help new County Durham…

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Develop strong leadership to thrive…

07.09.2020

Part time masters programmes to develop leadership skills starting this October at Newcastle University Business School Develop exceptional leadership to navigate these challenging times with new part time Executive MBA…

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Specialist space awareness and surveillance…

07.09.2020

A specialist space awareness and surveillance company has opened the UK’s only Orbital Analyst centre in Durham. Northern Space and Security Ltd (NORSS), which specializes in Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and Space Surveillance and Tracking…

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The future of the digital…

07.09.2020

This September, Northumbria University is teaming up with partners – IC3, CENE, Dynamo North East, One Voice, CIC North East and MOBIE – to give members of the North East construction industry the opportunity to hear Mark Farmer’s…

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DYNAMITES DEADLINE LOOMS…

03.09.2020

Entries for Dynamites – the region’s tech awards – must be in by 5pm on Monday (September 7). This year’s awards, organised as usual by north east tech network Dynamo,…

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Regional experts advise on Mill…

03.09.2020

Experts from two local firms, alongside funders NatWest have teamed up to assist the management of specialist engineering firm Mill Masters International with its buyout from US parent Mill Masters…

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BLOCKCHAIN MEETUP PLANNED

03.09.2020

A VIRTUAL Newcastle Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Meetup has been organised for next month. The online event has been organised by DevHub North, with support from regional tech network Dynamo, Josh…

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Aspire offers 12 months free…

02.09.2020

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, Gateshead-based Aspire Technology Solutions are delivering a major plan to boost business connectivity across the North East. With the pandemic prompting businesses of all…

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North East LEP announces appointment…

02.09.2020

A North East organisation has announced that its board has a new chair. The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP), which covers the local authority areas of County…

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Intelligent Automation – Preparing for…

27.08.2020

Accelerating the adoption of automation to deliver best in Class service, operational excellence and a hybrid workforce. In this ‘digital’ age it has become increasingly important to consider the impact technology…

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County Durham specialist cleaning company…

27.08.2020

A County Durham industrial cleaning contractor has its sights set on national expansion after growth fuelled by Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP) Incubator Zone EMCON exhibition. Ferryhill-based Orca Cleaning Services…

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Digital Innovation Festival open to…

25.08.2020

Registration for one of the biggest virtual festivals of innovation the world has ever seen is open. Anyone from across the North East and beyond can sign up to Northumbrian…

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MHA Tait Walker’s new office…

24.08.2020

A leading North East accountancy and advisory firm has pledged to create six new jobs on Teesside and help businesses which have struggled with the fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic…

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Founder of Pink Boutique appoints…

24.08.2020

A talented entrepreneur who turned £90 into the £14m online fashion firm Pink Boutique has recently launched Rowen Group and appointed leading accountancy and advisory firm MHA Tait Walker as…

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‘Don’t just give them faster…

24.08.2020

Cracking the Code 22 September, 10am – 11am Don’t Just Give Them Faster Horses is a FREE online introductory session to Cracking the Code – an online programme aimed at bridging the post Covid-19…

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North East LEP: How the…

20.08.2020

Alan Welby, Innovation Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), and Gillian Hall, newly-appointed Chair of the North East LEP’s Innovation Board, discuss how innovation can bring more…

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Difrent to hold a ‘Difrent…

20.08.2020

26th August, 12-12.45pm Diversity – are we getting the basics right? With Covid-19 still front and centre across the globe, diversity hasn’t been far behind. This pandemic has shone an…

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#CYBERFEST IS BACK

19.08.2020

The North East’s largest cyber festival is returning next month, aimed at promoting and growing the region’s cyber security sector. The third annual #CyberFest is again being organised by regional…

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Get Hybrid Working Done

18.08.2020

Remote working is on the rise – in part necessitated by Covid-19 – but what does the future hold for the UK workplace and is this the death of the…

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Vocational students gain top marks

17.08.2020

Students at Sunderland College were jumping for joy after they discovered their vocational qualification achievements would enable them to take their next steps to becoming key workers of the future…

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A-Level results will enable college…

13.08.2020

A-Level students at Sunderland College today discovered that they have gained the grades to progress and achieve their university and career ambitions, despite the challenges of the current pandemic. The…

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Muckle LLP pledges significant support…

13.08.2020

Leading law firm for businesses Muckle LLP is making another substantial contribution to its charitable fund – committing in excess of £30,000 to support community projects across the North East…

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Join the CGI Design Sprint:…

13.08.2020

How  can emerging technologies and innovative use of data accelerate the journey towards Net Zero? CGI is once again sponsoring the Northumbrian Water Group Innovation Festival on 14-17 September 2020.…

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Gateshead College strikes up partnership…

13.08.2020

A North East college has announced a partnership with a proposed £20m retail scheme. Fintry Estates and development partners Hargreaves recently revealed they were pressing ahead with plans for a…

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North East consortium in the…

12.08.2020

A consortium of North East organisations renowned for driving transformation in the global construction market have been shortlisted for the chance to secure up to £50million to boost the region’s…

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Sunderland College invests in positive…

10.08.2020

A specialist team at Sunderland College is providing vital mental health support to its students and addressing the growing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic on their emotional wellbeing. The college’s…

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North East SMEs to be…

10.08.2020

A new investment pot is available to SMEs in the North East that can develop tech solutions to energy consumption challenges. Up to £40,000 is on offer through The Energy…

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BT announces plans to invest…

10.08.2020

A national communications company has revealed that it will be investing millions in Newcastle as a ‘key location’ in its future plans. BT’s Gosforth contact centre is set for a…

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CGI invests to help grow…

07.08.2020

GLOBAL IT and business services consultancy CGI has partnered with regional tech network Dynamo to grow the north east’s health tech expertise. Health tech is a booming sector forecast to…

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IC3 Collaborative Funding Workshop

06.08.2020

Date: Wednesday 9 September 2020 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm   The International Centre for Connected Construction (IC3) would like to invite you to a collaborative workshop with experts from industry, public…

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New figures show North East…

03.08.2020

New figures from the Department for International Trade have shown that the North East was the best area for job creation outside of London last year. The North East has…

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300 construction jobs to be…

28.07.2020

Councils across the North East have announced that they are joining forces for a £2.1bn project that could create 300 construction jobs. Five Tees Valley borough authorities – Darlington, Hartlepool,…

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North East businesses warned to…

23.07.2020

Businesses across the region are being advised to exercise extreme caution after the emergence of a new type of fraud. The Engineering and Manufacturing Network (EMN) and leading commercial law…

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NEW GROWTH PROGRAMME FOR NORTH…

21.07.2020

A major new initiative to help North East businesses grow or expand into the health, wellness and social care delivery sectors is set to go live. Regional fund management firm…

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Sunderland College reveals continued success…

16.07.2020

Sunderland College has revealed its innovation driven success over the past year has strengthened its reputation nationally and has further supported the further education college to transform lives and provide…

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Northumberland College Zoo reopens to…

16.07.2020

A popular Northumberland zoo will reopen its doors to the public this weekend with a new name and animals among a host of exciting changes awaiting visitors. Northumberland College Zoo,…

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Summer statement will not resolve…

14.07.2020

A leading accountancy expert says the summer economic statement was “underwhelming” given the scale of problems many SME business owners face. Andrew Moorby, managing partner of MHA Tait Walker and…

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Newcastle SMEs set for economic…

09.07.2020

Businesses across Newcastle affected by COVID-19 are set to receive new support from a new ‘lifeline’ from the city’s council. Newcastle City Council has unveiled its new Citylife Business Support…

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Secure Your Next Baltic Apprentice…

06.07.2020

Baltic Apprenticeships have teamed up with RAW Digital to close the digital skills gap, one amazing candidate at a time. The RAW Digital Talent Academy is a two-week programme, which…

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£47m boost for North East…

06.07.2020

The government has awarded the North East up to £47m for local infrastructure projects to support the region’s recovery from COVID-19 disruption. The region has been awarded the funds from…

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Education Partnership North East colleges…

02.07.2020

Education Partnership North East’s colleges have committed to offering free meals to their most vulnerable students over the summer. The group, which includes Hartlepool Sixth Form, Sunderland College and Northumberland…

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NRG eyes growth in office…

02.07.2020

Newcastle headquartered recruitment business NRG, part of the Galago Group, has revealed plans to move its flagship offices to the NEON building at Quorum Park. The firm is relocating from…

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National Innovation Centre for Ageing…

02.07.2020

Based on Newcastle Helix, The UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) has partnered with a global EdTech company to launch a new digital training program for employers. By bringing…

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Prime Minister announces £5bn ‘New…

01.07.2020

Today the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced plans for a multi-billion pound economic recovery initiative in the wake of COVID-19. The PM unveiled a £5bn government funding package to…

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Ashington Campus shortlisted at Property…

30.06.2020

Northumberland College’s Ashington Campus–development has been shortlisted at the Insider North East Property Awards. The multi-million-pound project, which is being managed by real estate consultants Hollis, is a finalist in…

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‘Sectors should work together with…

29.06.2020

THE North-East tech scene has been urged to collaborate with different industries to level up the region as others adopt digital business models in response to coronavirus. The Covid-19 pandemic has…

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Tees Valley Mayor launches £1m…

29.06.2020

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has unveiled a new £1m support package for hospitality and tourism businesses following the disruption of COVID-19. The mayor has outlined a ‘Welcome Back Fund’…

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DYNAMO’S ONLINE CONFERENCE ‘BIGGEST AND…

29.06.2020

Dynamo’s first online conference was also its ‘biggest and best.’ Hundreds of people attended the free virtual conference that had a busy programme of speakers, panels, discussions and exhibitions. “It’s…

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Help on tap: How the…

25.06.2020

Older adults in Newcastle are set to benefit from an innovative volunteering app being piloted in the region with the help of two leading North East organisations. In a UK…

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Business owners secure £15 million…

25.06.2020

Leading North East accountancy and advisory firm, MHA Tait Walker, has helped business owners secure £15 million in financial support during the Coronavirus pandemic. The firm’s team of accountants and…

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University of Sunderland to unlock…

25.06.2020

The University of Sunderland is utilising a six-figure national research funding pot in an effort to boost the North East economy. The university will access the £300k Economic and Social…

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Tyneside council launches fund to…

25.06.2020

A North East council has launched a new fund to support the recovery of businesses in the region. North Tyneside Council has launched its Capacity Fund in response to Covid-19,…

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INNOVATION IN THE POST-COVID WORLD…

24.06.2020

The North East’s biggest tech conference is going ahead in a digital format tomorrow (June 25) and will be free to delegates. Digital sector cluster, Dynamo, took the decision to…

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College group supports employers with…

22.06.2020

Education Partnership North East, which includes Sunderland College, Hartlepool Sixth Form and Northumberland College, has extended its range of free distance learning courses to support employers across the North East…

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Invest North East England to…

22.06.2020

Invest North East England has ensured it is well placed to support the region’s economic recovery during the coronavirus pandemic with the appointment of new Inward Investment Manager, Rachel Burdis.…

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North East economic response group…

18.06.2020

A North East response group has secured support from across the region for its economic recovery plan as the country emerges from lockdown. The North East COVID-19 Economic Response Group…

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Nomad Digital names new Managing…

18.06.2020

We are pleased to announce that, Xavier Champaud will be appointed as Managing Director of Nomad Digital. Xavier Champaud, currently Regional Centre & Site Managing Director for Alstom in Charleroi,…

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New Executive Education Programmes at…

16.06.2020

Newcastle University Business School are offering new Executive Education masters programmes to help today’s leaders navigate the challenges of the future.  The 24 month part time masters level Executive Education…

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Tech industry boost for North…

16.06.2020

Technology firms across the region will have access to a new pool of talent with the launch of a new educational institute. New College Durham has been awarded a licence…

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MHA TAIT WALKER WEALTH MANAGEMENT…

15.06.2020

MHA Tait Walker’s Wealth Management team has entered into a new partnership with Professional Golfer Garrick Porteous to offer support to the sporting community during turbulent times. As golfing is…

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Sunderland College helps students get…

15.06.2020

Sunderland College has helped more than 100 people take their first steps into new employment within the manufacturing industry over the past year. Working in partnership with Unipres, Sunderland College’s…

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Local communities across the North…

11.06.2020

Local communities across the North East will be able to benefit from free distance learning courses throughout the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, thanks to regional college group – Education Partnership…

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Expert lawyer joins Muckle to…

04.06.2020

A prominent procurement lawyer has joined Muckle LLP, the North East law firm for businesses, to lead its dedicated procurement team. Alison Walton, partner, has joined the Newcastle-based firm to…

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Are you able to repel…

04.06.2020

CGI has the answers to six key questions for your business Since lockdown, is the cyber threat level up for business, and if so how much as it increased by? Yes it…

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Digital T Levels Development

29.05.2020

NCFE has been at the forefront of technical education for over 170 years, committed to changing lives through learning. We have supported millions of UK learners into employment and to…

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Atlas Cloud conduct large working…

26.05.2020

More than half of office workers believe their company should do more to help them work from home during the coronavirus crisis. One of the largest surveys of the working…

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Regional experts advise on another…

26.05.2020

Legal and accountancy experts from two leading North East independent businesses have helped Newcastle-based Orchard Information Systems to join forces with a global software leader. Orchard, a leading provider of…

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Sunderland College continues to deliver…

21.05.2020

Sunderland College is delivering vital remote speech and language sessions during lockdown to students with SEND and their families. Speech and Language Therapist Nicola Gallagher, who is a member of…

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DEVELOP YOUR TEAM WITH FREE…

18.05.2020

Are you looking to help your team to develop new skills while they’re working from home? Perhaps you want to help your employees look after their mental health and wellbeing…

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Free business consultations from Codification

15.05.2020

Whether your business is one of the lucky ones who are seeing increased demand, a professional service advisor operating ‘business as usual’ or suffering the uncertainty of hospitality and service…

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KEY REPORT INTO REGION’S TECH…

14.05.2020

THREE of the region’s most influential tech organisations have collaborated to release a report outlining the sector’s successes over the last 12 months. Senior teams from tech network Dynamo, tech…

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Skills-based education is producing the…

07.05.2020

Sunderland College has a vital role to play in producing the next generation of career professionals that are industry-ready with the knowledge, skills and personal qualities that employers demand. The…

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MHA TAIT WALKER HELP ART…

05.05.2020

Leading North East accountancy and advisory firm, MHA Tait Walker has helped ART Health Solutions Ltd to secure a £200,000 loan extended via NatWest under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan…

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Region’s tech sector has key…

04.05.2020

THE north east’s tech companies will play a huge role in the region’s COVID-19 recovery, according to the network which champions them. Several of Dynamo’s 160 members have been actively…

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Lecturer joins PPE production line…

28.04.2020

A Northumberland College hairdressing lecturer has joined a team of volunteers producing much needed clinical gowns and scrubs for NHS staff across the North East. Michelle Craggs, an experienced seamstress,…

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E-sports winning new audiences

28.04.2020

WHILE the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated live sports across the globe, interest in the online world of e-sports has never been greater. But this has had mixed blessings for one…

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Former student Annie caring for…

27.04.2020

A former Hartlepool Sixth Form student has joined the army of key workers in the fight against COVID-19. Annie Hamilton, who studied A-Levels in English and sociology, is working as…

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Business Durham connects companies to…

27.04.2020

Business Durham is linking up companies across County Durham to help them find solutions for their current business challenges during the coronavirus outbreak.  While many businesses have had to shut…

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More than two years on,…

24.04.2020

In the competitive post-16 education sector, Hartlepool Sixth Form is emerging as one of the most successful sixth forms in the country. Its merger with Sunderland College more than two…

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Digital Taster Webinars from Institute…

24.04.2020

In response to ongoing COVID-19 situation, Institute of Coding at Newcastle University has created a new series of new FREE online events to help improve digital skills running weekly 2pm-3pm…

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CGI’S STEM from home programme…

23.04.2020

HUNDREDS of North East families are now able to benefit from a free educational STEM programme, created by global IT and business services consultancy CGI, to help home schooling during…

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Research from North East tech…

22.04.2020

Research from award winning tech firm, Aspire Technology Solutions, has revealed that UK businesses are coping well within the new remote working environment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Sixth form science teacher has…

21.04.2020

A talented teacher from a Hartlepool Sixth Form has an innovative formula for digital learning for his students during the COVID-19 crisis and is also supporting school leavers with their…

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Free helpdesk to support businesses…

21.04.2020

A leading North East commercial law firm has launched a new helpdesk, which enables businesses and organisations to speak to a team of lawyers for pointers on legal concerns arising…

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More firms need to come…

21.04.2020

Newcastle City Council is urging all businesses who haven’t yet registered for grants to see them through the coronavirus crisis to check eligibility and sign up as quickly as possible.…

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New Head of Department for…

02.04.2020

Experienced property professional Emma Liddle, has been promoted to department head of the Residential Conveyancing team at Newcastle based Mincoffs Solicitors. Emma takes over from respected property leader, Una Coulson,…

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Newcastle businessman to launch investment…

02.04.2020

A Newcastle-based businessman is set to launch a new investment fund to support ‘disruptive’ tech companies. Jeremy Middleton CBE is going ahead with plans to launch the Conviction Investment Partners…

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MHA TAIT WALKER HELP NORTH…

27.03.2020

The UK has witnessed a wave of unprecedented change in light of coronavirus; school closures, self-isolation, work-from-home, businesses closing, supermarket stock-piling and increased pressure on hospitals. On the flipside, among…

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North East law firm recognised…

20.03.2020

A Newcastle based law firm has been shortlisted for a national award, alongside ITV and Aviva, in recognition of its support for North East communities. Muckle LLP has a long…

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Newcastle IT firm to create…

20.03.2020

A Newcastle IT company has announced that it has secured a £2m investment to create new jobs and pursue growth plans. Atlas Cloud, which provides cloud and network solutions, is…

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MHA Tait Walker has continued…

19.03.2020

Leading accountancy and advisory firm, MHA Tait Walker, has signed a 10-year lease on a new office in Stockton-on-Tees. The move will create around four new jobs initially, with plans…

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NHSBSA launches new Open Data…

19.03.2020

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) will launch its Open Data Portal (ODP) by the end of March 2020 which will give everyone, from NHS commissioners to the public, easy access to…

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Leading North East litigation team…

17.03.2020

One of the largest commercial litigation teams in the North East has appointed another solicitor to meet the growing need for its services. Leading independent law firm for businesses Muckle…

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Communicate Technology listed as one…

16.03.2020

A leading IT and telecoms company based in the Tees Valley has been named as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe for the fourth year running. Communicate Technology…

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New partnership to bridge talent…

12.03.2020

globalbridge, the innovative education tech business, has teamed up with a leading North East law firm in a bid to attract a more diverse range of talent into the industry.…

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Gateshead AI Startup places third…

10.03.2020

Software technology start-up Wordnerds ranked third in BusinessCloud Media’s prestigious 100 SmartTech Innovators, a nation-wide comparison of the UK’s top tech companies operating in the data and sensor technology space.…

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Newly qualified solicitor joins growing…

10.03.2020

Kathryn Boyd, a newly qualified solicitor, has joined the rapidly-growing Agriculture, Estates and Rural Property team at Muckle LLP. Kathryn studied at the University of Law in Leeds, before completing…

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CGI looking for partners with…

06.03.2020

As they expand their business in the North of England, following their ’metro market’ growth strategy and with a large number of ‘members’ already living and working in the region,…

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Muckle LLP wins national award…

05.03.2020

A forward-thinking North East based law firm has beaten global competition to win a national award for innovation after developing a game-changing product. Newcastle-based law firm for businesses Muckle LLP…

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Sintons launches rebrand as it…

03.03.2020

Law firm Sintons has unveiled a new brand identity as it continues to progress across all areas of the business through its Strategy for Growth. The rebrand centres around the…

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Professorial Lecture series at the…

25.02.2020

Professor Monika Foster, Head of School (Business & Management) presents ‘Globalisation in the Time of Disruption: Challenges and Opportunities for Higher Education’. Developing international perspectives is a strategic objective for…

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Muckle LLP grows agricultural team…

18.02.2020

Leading North East law firm Muckle LLP has recruited another highly respected solicitor to its rapidly expanding agriculture team. William Green, an experienced rural and private client specialist, has been…

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College celebrates its 100th Mental…

17.02.2020

Sunderland College held a special event to celebrate the first anniversary of its commitment to mental health and wellbeing and achieving its aim of 100 staff qualifying as Mental Health…

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CityFibre speeds up Newcastle’s digital…

17.02.2020

Work to transform Newcastle upon Tyne into one of the world’s best digitally connected cities is underway. Newcastle is celebrating a major milestone in its digital transformation with work now…

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MHA TAIT WALKER’S WEALTH MANAGEMENT…

17.02.2020

MHA Tait Walker’s wealth management and tax teams are working together to provide specialist advice for clients ahead of the first Budget of a post-Brexit UK. (March 11) Mark Parkinson,…

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SUPER CONNECTOR JOINS DYNAMO TEAM

17.02.2020

‘SUPER CONNECTOR’ Paul Lancaster has taken up a key role at Dynamo, the North East’s tech network as a new Engagement Manager, linking firms across the region to tech innovation.…

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PEAK celebrates its 50th apprentice…

13.02.2020

Sunderland College has helped a local business to celebrate a significant milestone, with the successful recruitment of its 50th apprentice. Sunderland-based Physical Education and Active Kids (PEAK), a leading provider…

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Nic Palmarini to headline Newcastle…

13.02.2020

Nic Palmarini, Director of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing in Newcastle, is to speak at leading digital design conference, BIM Show Live on 26-27 February 2020. The acclaimed author,…

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Tech startup wins second global…

12.02.2020

A startup business established 12 months ago to disrupt the corporate training market has won its second international contract with technology giant Sage. SUB10 has been appointed by Sage to…

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Protech ‘Pays It Forward’ to…

07.02.2020

More IT equipment making its way to another local organisation. In their latest series of ‘Pay It Forward’ donations, Protech have partnered with Peterlee-based Barchester Hawthorns Care Centre. Ian Murphy,…

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North East firm’s digital tool…

07.02.2020

A TYNESIDE company is helping map the spread of the Coronavirus outbreak with the launch of a new digital tool. After news of two confirmed cases in the North East…

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WATERSTONS STRENGTHENS CYBER TEAM WITH…

05.02.2020

National business and IT consultancy Waterstons is enhancing its cyber team with the appointment of Kieran Fowler, a former Detective Constable at the Metropolitan Police specialising in cyber-crime and fraud.…

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Education leader meets Prime Minister…

05.02.2020

Education leader, Ellen Thinnesen, was invited to meet with the Prime Minster and members of his Cabinet during his visit to Sunderland last week, to reinforce the vital importance of…

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Newcastle SME intranet provider secures…

03.02.2020

A North East intranet specialist has secured £2.1m additional seed funding in a round led by existing investor Maven Capital Partners. Oak Intranet has secured the multi-million pound investment to…

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Survey help – IM/ICT professionals’…

31.01.2020

As the UK leaves the European Union, Northumbria University and UCL are seeking the views of information professionals on the shifting opportunities and threats for the ICT/information sector in the…

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DYNAMO DRIVES DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION

31.01.2020

MORE than 70 delegates from a wide range of regional and national organisations worked together to solve real-life challenges in the construction sector. The second Digital Construction Innovation Day was…

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NRG supports women to get…

28.01.2020

Recruitment business NRG has announced a new charity partnership with Smart Works Newcastle. Smart Works helps unemployed women get back into work by providing coaching, clothes and the confidence needed…

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hedgehog lab plots to double…

28.01.2020

Digital product consultancy hedgehog lab has raised a further £900k from the North East Development Capital Fund, supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by existing investors Maven…

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Queen of Tech Anne-Marie Imafidon…

21.01.2020

Anne-Marie Imafidon passed two GCSEs at primary school. Aged 11, she became the youngest girl ever to pass A-level Computing. In 2013 she founded and became CEO of Stemettes a…

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Nigel Wright Recruitment contract win…

21.01.2020

The region’s largest multi-discipline recruiter which is also Europe’s number one consumer sector business, will support McBride plc with talent acquisition activities across Europe. McBride is Europe’s leading provider of…

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The Institute of Coding launches…

14.01.2020

Practical Applications of Emerging Technologies run by The Institute of Coding at Newcastle University will showcase some of the latest emerging technologies and their real-world applications in bite sized introductions…

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BIM SHOW LIVE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS…

14.01.2020

Designing for healthy people and places, protecting the environment and human centred design are all high on the agenda at the industry leading BIM Show Live conference taking place in…

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Top of the class! NCG…

13.01.2020

One of the UK’s largest college groups, NCG, has appointed North East independent law firm Muckle LLP as its main legal provider following a competitive tender process. After scoring higher…

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Matt Hancock visits the NHS…

10.01.2020

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, visited the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) in Newcastle, as the organisation who will have responsibility for administering the…

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MHA TAIT WALKER EXPANDS DATA…

03.01.2020

NORTH EAST accountancy firm MHA Tait Walker is gearing up for further growth on the back of its specialist Data Insights team, which helps provide strategic growth and insight to…

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HONCHO LAUNCHES SECOND EQUITY CROWDFUNDING…

20.12.2019

honcho – the Durham-based insurtech startup – has announced the launch of their second equity crowdfunding campaign on leading crowd platform Crowdcube as they prepare for further growth – including…

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Northumberland College to support growth…

18.12.2019

Northumberland College has announced plans to create a dynamic, state-of-the-art digital academy to support future growth in the digital sector and address the regional skills gap. The new digital academy,…

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New college facility will support…

18.12.2019

Sunderland College has opened a new employability hub in Sunderland City Centre, to provide adults with training and support that will help them to find employment or achieve their career…

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Class of 2019: five newly…

18.12.2019

Five former trainees are celebrating after becoming fully qualified lawyers at leading North East independent law firm for businesses, Muckle LLP. Charlotte Dickinson and George Smith have secured positions as…

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LAUNCH OF NEW EDUCATION SERVICE…

16.12.2019

The Association of Education Advisers (AoEA) launched its North East and Cumbria centre this week, marking one of the most significant developments in education in recent years. The AoEA is…

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The North East’s Biggest Tech…

05.12.2019

The North East largest tech-specific careers and opportunities event is returning to the region in 2020 for the fourth time. Tech Talent 2020 will see over 70 leading North East…

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Health Informatics Training launched by…

03.12.2019

Newcastle University’s Institute of Coding has launched a series of 10 sessions in Health Informatics designed to meet the needs of NHS and healthcare staff, organisations working with the healthcare…

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Connect Health CIO deploys digital…

03.12.2019

Graeme Fletcher is using RPA to drive improvements in musculoskeletal patient care. Connect Health CIO Graeme Fletcher is responsible for all the technology that underpins the largest independent provider of…

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Trusted legal advisers Muckle LLP…

02.12.2019

One of the region’s leading law firms has advised Newcastle-based NOVELTEA on its €450,000 international deal on Germany’s TV equivalent to Dragons’ Den. NOVELTEA, which manufactures and sells alcoholic tea…

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Mincoffs Technology Team Finalists in…

02.12.2019

Dynamo member, Mincoffs Solicitors, has this week seen its esteemed technology team named twice in the shortlist for the Legal 500 UK Awards 2020 in the TMT (Technology, Media and…

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HOW TECH CAN INCREASE AUDIENCES

28.11.2019

Dynamo North East is leading a series of events and meetings bringing together senior figures from the region’s cultural, leisure and sectors and technology companies to explore how the greater…

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A host of young talent…

22.11.2019

North East leading law firm for business, Muckle LLP, has welcomed four new trainee solicitors and an apprentice solicitor to its growing team. Ben Forbes has taken up his first…

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Fintech scaleup eyes Asian expansion…

20.11.2019

An award-winning fintech scaleup is targeting expansion into Asia after achieving its original long-term geographical growth targets within its first year. Kani Payments is already working across Europe, the United…

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Law firm retains IIP Gold…

19.11.2019

North East independent law firm for businesses Muckle LLP is celebrating having renewed its IIP Gold status and Health and Wellbeing accreditation until 2022, after 92% of its people agreed…

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Employer referral scheme raises £1000…

18.11.2019

Baltic Apprenticeships’ new employer referral scheme was set up to give something back to their advocates, and to support the local communities they work within. Since launching the scheme in…

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Aspire Brings Ultrafast Connectivity to…

18.11.2019

North-East based Connectivity experts Aspire Technology Solutions have announced a £1.2m investment in their UK core network in the Tees Valley.  The new infrastructure will enable businesses access leased line…

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Protech and Gentoo ‘Pay It…

18.11.2019

Protech have partnered with Gentoo who have chosen to ‘Pay It Forward’ to local charity The People’s Pantry NE. They collect surplus food from major supermarkets which would otherwise make…

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Newcastle tech firm strikes partnership…

28.10.2019

Sunderland AFC has partnered with tech firm Advantex to enhance the club’s technology and communications. Established in 2002, Advantex has created a communications solution aiming to connect the entire club…

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MSP reaffirms commitment to North…

28.10.2019

A company who specialise in precision software and part manufacturing solutions and works across the world with some of the biggest names in global manufacturing, has reaffirmed its commitment to…

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Turnover and profit up at…

22.10.2019

The North East’s leading independent law firm for businesses, Muckle LLP, has reported an increase in income and profit for year ending March 2019. Newcastle based Muckle LLP saw turnover…

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Baltic Apprenticeships recruitment open days

21.10.2019

After the success of their summer recruitment drive, Newton Aycliffe based training provider Baltic Apprenticeships are hosting two more recruitment open days in November. As well as supporting tech and…

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North East lawyers help to…

21.10.2019

A team of lawyers from Newcastle based law firm for businesses – Muckle LLP – have advised global hospitality business Sandman Hotel Group on the acquisition of its 59th hotel…

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Award winning North East software…

21.10.2019

Award winning software house Nebula Labs, based in Newcastle, is celebrating taking on its sixth team member, while also recruiting for more to join its growing team. Nebula Labs, set…

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“Brexit risks can be mitigated…

21.10.2019

There are only a mere two weeks to go until the deadline for Brexit. Come October 31, businesses across the UK will have to be prepared for an independent future…

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Region’s Tech Sector Celebrates its…

18.10.2019

THE superstars and rising stars of the region’s growing tech sector were celebrated at a glittering awards night. More than 450 people attended the Dynamites 19 Awards which were hosted…

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Protech “Pays it Forward”

17.10.2019

Protech recently kicked off its “Pay it Forward” campaign which aims to help level the IT playing field, helping those that we can, when we can, with your help. The…

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LAST CHANCE FOR TICKETS TO…

14.10.2019

TICKETS for the region’s flagship IT and technology awards are selling fast – and you haven’t got long to confirm your attendance. Dynamites 19 Awards night will be at Newcastle…

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Muckle LLP appointed to £60m…

10.10.2019

Leading regional law firm for business, Muckle LLP, has been appointed to the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) for eight legal service specialisms. Following the invitation to tender for NEPO’s…

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WATERSTONS ACADEMY LAUNCH

03.10.2019

Waterstons, a Durham headquartered business and IT consultancy, has this month launched the ‘Waterstons Academy’, a new corporate university aimed at nurturing and developing its growing team of consultants. With…

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DYNAMITES 19 SHORTLIST REVEALED

01.10.2019

The shortlist for the Dynamites 19, the region’s IT and technology awards, has been revealed. The Awards, sponsored by Gateshead College, are now in their sixth year and are organised…

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Durham University leads on £1m…

01.10.2019

Decarbonising transport emissions through the advancement of hydrogen-fuelled vehicles and technology is the aim of a £1m Durham University research project. Durham’s researchers will lead national efforts across government, industry…

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£120m investment programme to boost…

30.09.2019

SMEs in South Tyneside can access funds from a £120m investment programme designed to support the region’s businesses. Invest South Tyneside, South Tyneside Council’s business investment team, is signposting SMEs…

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Newcastle’s North P&I launches new…

26.09.2019

Shipping insurance specialist North P&I Club has launched its new suite of digital tools designed to help ship owners and operators keep their vessels safe at sea. The operational threats…

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£5.6m enterprise centre coming to…

26.09.2019

Teesside University’s Middlesbrough campus is to become a £5.6m enterprise zone. The Innovate Tees Valley University Enterprise Zone (UEZ) will build on the university’s record in helping tech startups, with…

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Invest North East England shines…

17.09.2019

THE North East’s vibrant gaming industry has been showcased to international visitors this week. Invest North East England welcomed an overseas delegation of experts to the region to learn about…

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MAYOR OPENS #CYBERFEST HALF DAY

17.09.2019

MAYOR OF Middlesbrough Andy Preston formally opened an event focusing on the challenges and opportunities of the cyber security sector. The half-day event was part of the month-long #CyberFest programme…

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HONCHO IS ACCEPTED ONTO TECH…

05.09.2019

Honcho has earned a spot on the government-backed acceleration programme Honcho will be granted access to exclusive fintech seminars, networking events, and an international showcase via the programme Honcho launched…

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HONCHO LAUNCHES INTO THE CAR…

05.09.2019

Reverse-auction marketplace app, honcho, launches for iOS and Android Top insurers, brokers and MGAs including Marmalade, Flux Direct, Think Insurance, Freedom Brokers, Quoteline Direct and Brightside integrated with more to…

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Waterstons to boost global expansion…

03.09.2019

A North East-headquartered business and IT consultancy is set for international growth with the opening of a new Australian office. Waterstons, which is based in Durham, is opening its first…

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New name for fast-growing tech…

29.08.2019

A GROWING tech business is set to shine, after undertaking a full rebrand to support its global expansion. Software as a Service provider Technically Compatible, which uses online assessments to…

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Fintech Friends show sector strength

29.08.2019

The north east fintech community were out in force at the end of August; supporting Dynamo and their mission to promote and grow the fintech cluster in the region. Guests…

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NCFE LAUNCHES APP TO HELP…

29.08.2019

NORTH EAST awarding organisation NCFE has unveiled a new app for school students to access free support and homework revision at the click of a button in a bid to…

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Nomad Digital working collaboratively to…

27.08.2019

Nomad Digital introduce the North East’s premier hackathon – The Rocket Hack 2019 with key partners in the region. Nomad Digital, world leaders in connectivity for train, buses, metros and…

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North East startup secures global…

22.08.2019

A North East startup business established to revitalise and redefine the traditional corporate training market has secured a partnership with Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, to…

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North East fitness app beats…

20.08.2019

A fitness app developed by a small team in the North East has beaten nearly 2 million others to be chosen by Apple to be featured as its prestigious App…

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INVITE TO ‘FINTECH FRIENDS’

19.08.2019

A SOCIAL evening has been arranged for the growing number of people working in the region’s Fintech sector. Regional IT network Dynamo North East is behind the free Fintech Friends…

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Atom could create up to…

15.08.2019

Durham-based Atom bank has received a £10m grant to boost its competition in SME lending. Atom, having been founded in 2014, is the UK’s first bank built exclusively for mobile.…

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Baltic Apprenticeships are thrilled to…

12.08.2019

It’s clear that technology is vital to the growth of the UK economy. Baltic Apprenticeships set out to investigate how we can facilitate this development by reflecting on the state…

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Nomad Digital tackle the tech…

12.08.2019

THE TECH SKILLS GAP REMAINS A HOT TOPIC  Nomad Digital is a North East based business, and we compete to attract the best talent to help us innovate and develop…

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Nomad Digital launch ‘The Rocket…

12.08.2019

Nomad Digital, world leaders in connectivity for trains, buses, metros and trams, on the move globally, decided to create a unique hackathon event with a ‘smart transport’ theme. As Nomad…

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NHSBSA and partner Taulia win…

08.08.2019

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) and partners Taulia have won the ‘Best Fintech Implementation Project Management’ category at the well recognised Bobsguide Partnership Awards. Medicine plays a crucial role and…

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Northstar Ventures is delivering new…

05.08.2019

Northstar Ventures has teamed with Business Doctors to develop a new solution targeting businesses in the region. Working in collaboration, Northstar and Business Doctors piloted a new initiative called The…

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THE INSTITUTE OF CODING AT…

30.07.2019

The Institute of Coding at Newcastle University are running a number of short CPD courses to help upskill people in key areas. Dynamo members can save £20 when booking a…

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Atom Bank raises £50m in…

29.07.2019

Durham digital banking firm Atom Bank has raised £50m in a fundraising round to support its growth. The Aykley Heads-based business – the UK’s first bank built purely for mobile…

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NHS Business Services Authority wins…

29.07.2019

NHS Business Service Authority (NHSBSA) has won the Efficiency Savings category at the Public Sector Paperless Awards 2019. NHSBSA delivers a range of national services for the NHS including the…

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NORTH EAST COLLABORATION DEVELOPS NEW…

25.07.2019

A collaboration between Newcastle software house Nebula Labs and Teesside University has resulted in the launch of an innovative events app that uses the latest Augmented Reality (AR). Nebula Labs…

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PROTO partnership powers tech revolution

18.07.2019

A North East college is joining forces with the country’s first emerging technology facility to develop the future digital workforce. Gateshead College is officially partnering with neighbour PROTO to develop…

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MSP solutions halve production time…

17.07.2019

Manufacturing technology developed in the North East by software specialists MSP has seen an international manufacturer halve production time for its world-leading gas turbine components. Doncasters Precision Castings – Deritend,…

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North East tech firms urged…

17.07.2019

North East tech firms are being urged to put their names forward for the region’s biggest IT awards event. The sixth annual Dynamites Awards will celebrate the best of the…

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Drive to grow North East…

16.07.2019

A new partnership of leading tech organisations is aiming to grow the region’s fintech sector by developing a new cluster of businesses. Dynamo North East is collaborating with Fintech North,…

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Specialist career day inspires young…

16.07.2019

Sunderland College has inspired young women to consider a range of exciting career opportunities in male-dominated industries. Over 250 female students from five secondary schools were given an insight into…

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Sunderland College student wins Young…

16.07.2019

The British Academy for Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced a Sunderland College student as winner of the prestigious Young Game Designers 2019 competition. The national competition, which celebrates…

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Midwives needed for digital pilot

10.07.2019

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is looking for midwives and healthcare professionals to take part in their pilot programme for digital maternity exemption certificates. The digital scheme is a…

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North East start-up selected for…

10.07.2019

A start-up business based in the North East whose redefinition of corporate training is helping to transform the market has become one of a handful of UK businesses to secure…

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South Tyneside Council launch new…

09.07.2019

South Tyneside Council have created a fund to support local businesses in the growth of their work forces. A new £35k scholarship fund will support firms looking to hire apprentices,…

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Great Exhibition of the North…

09.07.2019

The GX Project Team are holding a series of bitesize Master Class sessions at the NewcastleGateshead Initiative offices in Gateshead. These sessions have been developed as bite size chunks and…

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Nomad Digital secures large On-board…

09.07.2019

Nomad Digital, the world’s leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions to the railway industry, will supply, design and deliver in cooperation with DSB a complete onboard Passenger WiFi…

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North East announce strategic partnership…

09.07.2019

North East are proud to announce a strategic partnership with Discover the World. Together we will be exploring smart contract and blockchain integration with the aim of creating efficiencies and automated processes within…

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Business consortium backs North East…

09.07.2019

Agile Business Consortium has pledged to support a university innovation incubator supporting entrepreneurs in Newcastle. The consortium has committed to providing a three-year package of support to the university with…

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Invitation to the Northumbria Jobs…

08.07.2019

Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th November 2019 11am – 3pm Newcastle City Centre Campus Are you looking for students and graduates to fill your vacancies? We would like to invite…

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It’s official! Sunderland College is…

05.07.2019

Staff and students at Sunderland College are celebrating after being awarded BTEC College of the Year 2019 at a glittering ceremony in London last night. The further education college, which…

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#CYBERFEST TO BE BIGGER AND…

02.07.2019

The North East’s largest cyber festival is returning this autumn – and will be even bigger and better. The inaugural #CyberFest event was organised by regional IT champions Dynamo North…

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Introducing North East Limited

27.06.2019

We are proud to announce that our new blockchain start up North East Limited has launched this month. Our aim is to assist regional companies to reduce risk when interacting…

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Trench Networks secures new client

26.06.2019

We are delighted to announce our new client GMI Construction Group Plc! Initially deploying us on a few of their sites, the team at GMI Construction were so impressed with…

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Cyber and Convergence Special Interest…

25.06.2019

Date: Monday 1st July 2019 Time: 15:00 – 17:30 Venue:  Virgin Money – Newcastle Office Jubilee House, Unit 1A. The Gosforth Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 4PL   The Cyber and Convergence Special…

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DYNAMO 19: EQUALITY KEY FOR…

21.06.2019

BUSINESS leaders from across the UK put workplace equality top of the agenda at the North East’s most anticipated tech conference. The underplayed role of women in industry was outlined…

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Event attracts major manufacturers to…

14.06.2019

Engineers and designers from some of the biggest names in global manufacturing attended an event held by leading metrology software specialists MSP to learn how to increase the efficiency of…

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NORTH P&I CLUB STRENGTHENS ITS…

14.06.2019

Newcastle-based North P&I Club has further strengthened its IT Team with the appointment of three new staff to support the company’s information technology strategy going forward. Logan Cox and Jack…

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Muckle LLP: Employment Law Update…

14.06.2019

Join us at one of our annual employment law updates taking place this Autumn across the North East and Cumbria. We will bring attendees up to speed on the following:…

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NORTH P&I CLUB NAMED ‘LEGAL…

07.06.2019

North P&I Club’s in-house Corporate & Legal Team has been named ‘Legal Department of the Year’ at the recent Northern Law Awards. The award recognises their outstanding work in delivering…

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Baltic apprentice develops Baltic app

05.06.2019

A North East apprentice has developed a new mobile app for his training provider. Matty Forth is an apprentice software developer at Mobile Rocket, a Newton Aycliffe based app development…

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Joint partnership sees cost neutral…

04.06.2019

Protech and JRA today announced a strategic partnership to simplify PC Refresh projects and the associated PC disposal process. Protech deliver IT Asset Disposal and Data Destruction and are the…

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Digital Leaders Week: 17-21 June…

04.06.2019

Digital Leaders Week is a national celebration of opportunities, challenges and support for the digital transformation of Britain’s businesses, public services and society. The week will offer a wide range…

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Digital scheme aims to produce…

30.05.2019

A ground-breaking scheme to attract new talent into the digital technology sector has been launched in the North East. Gateshead College has teamed up with Sunderland Software City, PROTO: The…

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DWP Digital Free Tech Talks…

28.05.2019

DWP Digital are hosting 3 free tech talks as part of Digital Leaders Week in Newcastle on 20th June: Data visualisation using R Studio – more info & to book…

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Mincoffs Solicitors Appoints New Commercial…

28.05.2019

Award winning Newcastle based law firm, Mincoffs Solicitors, has welcomed Jordan Down into its Commercial Property team as a solicitor, following a successful two-year training contract at the firm. Jordan,…

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DWP Digital picks up more…

23.05.2019

Thursday 16 May saw the National Technology Awards 2019 take place in London’s Grosvenor Square. This year DWP Digital picked up two further awards: Tech Team of the Year for…

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North East colleges join forces…

16.05.2019

Colleges across the North East are joining forces to demonstrate the importance of their role in transforming lives and driving economic growth and to call on the government for better…

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Opportunity to Exhibit: Careers Fair…

14.05.2019

Wallsend Inspires – Saturday 26th October 2019 10.00am – 1.30pm – Tyne Metropolitan College  The event being put together with the support from local schools, North Tyneside Council, local businesses, FE colleges and…

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MSP named as platinum sponsor…

13.05.2019

Leading software company MSP has been revealed as the headline sponsor of a major event in the UK aerospace calendar which attracts many of the leading experts and businesses in…

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One Region, One Sector, One…

13.05.2019

The North East is home to a Creative Digital and Tech sector which is truly thriving. One of the most productive and fastest-developing in the UK, the sector’s rapid rise…

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Webinar: Innovation in Chatbots –…

02.05.2019

Join this webinar to hear about Newcastle City Council’s latest innovative chatbots. These chatbots are improving the customer experience and reducing costs, and include: Wastebot – delivering an improvement in…

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NEWCASTLE STARTUP WEEK ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL…

02.05.2019

Newcastle Startup Week is delighted to announce that this year’s Official Closing Party is proudly sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group. BMC Recruitment Group, headquartered in Newcastle, are a trusted recruitment…

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Sunderland College students recruited by…

01.05.2019

Three students from Sunderland College have been recruited by a leading technology company after impressing bosses with their digital talent. Tombola selected three digital and computing students from Sunderland College…

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Smart City Showcase: Newcastle

30.04.2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Join Newcastle City Council to gain an insight into the most dynamic new initiatives of their Smart Cities Programme. The morning will…

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DYNAMO CONFERENCE SPEAKERS REVEALED

30.04.2019

Two of the most influential women working in the UK’s tech sector will be guest speakers at the region’s biggest digital conference. Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, founder of Stemettes, the…

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New Appointments at BMC Recruitment…

29.04.2019

BMC Recruitment Group, situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, is pleased to announce several key appointments. Four new team members join the rapidly growing recruitment consultancy. BMC Recruitment Group is a…

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Durham University: ‘A Celebration of…

29.04.2019

Advanced Research Computing (ARC), the dedicated research computing support unit of Durham University, is to be officially launched by the Vice Chancellor at an evening reception on Wednesday 1st May…

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Nomad Digital: Our Vision –…

26.04.2019

Our cutting-edge technology, and our ground-breaking vision from 2007 remains even more relevant today. Now, the opportunity is not just to connect the passengers, but connect an even wider base…

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Teesside University supports Northumberland firm’s…

25.04.2019

Manufacturer Transmission Dynamics has developed technology ‘to revolutionise’ train locomotive maintenance thanks to support from Teesside University. Based in Cramlington, the firm specialises in wireless telemetry and data acquisition systems…

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Sunderland firm secures £1.8m to…

25.04.2019

A Sunderland company has become the North East Fund’s 100th investment after securing £1.8m to help take a revolutionary new bladder cancer diagnostics kit to the global marketplace. The investment…

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Do you want to buy…

23.04.2019

Newcastle University launch “NU-food Online Supermarket” research project. Newcastle University is developing an online supermarket. Each participant will receive a £25 virtual budget to spend in the NU-food online supermarket. A…

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Build IT Right: A Review

17.04.2019

MORE than 200 delegates from the region’s leading tech companies attended an inaugural conference aimed at the sector’s ‘do-ers.’ The first Built IT Right (BITR) conference was held  Thursday, April…

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Halfords chooses Gateshead College to…

17.04.2019

A vehicle servicing and repair firm has teamed up with Gateshead College to launch an apprenticeship programme in the North East. Halfords Autocentres is rolling out a national apprenticeship programme…

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Teach the Nation to Code:…

16.04.2019

27th – 28th of April | 10am – 4pm | Northumbria University Newcastle TEACH THE NATION TO CODE IS A FREE CODING WORKSHOP WHICH IS AIMED AT INSPIRING YOU TO…

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Work begins on next stage…

15.04.2019

Wates Construction has been appointed to build a new student accommodation development at Teesside University as part of the university’s £300m ‘campus masterplan’. Located off Woodlands Road and Southfield Road…

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£170m techology institutes to fill…

11.04.2019

Two new Institutes of Technology in the North of England will collaborate with regional employers to plug skills shortages. 12 new institutes will be launched across the country, with the…

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Revolutionary technology developed in the…

11.04.2019

A North East software business is bringing together industry experts to show how its pioneering technology is helping to solve long-standing challenges within traditional manufacturing processes, in an approach that…

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TAIT WALKER ANNOUNCES REBRAND AND…

09.04.2019

NORTH EAST-based accountancy and wealth management firm, Tait Walker, has unveiled its new look today, Tuesday 9 April, as it adopts the name of national accountancy association MHA. The rebrand…

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Durham University set to boost…

05.04.2019

The TTE Technical Institute has established a new partnership with Durham University to provide engineering undergraduates with practical skills and experience. The new two-year agreement will see first year general…

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Innovate UK: UKRI Future Leaders…

04.04.2019

The Future Leaders Fellowship can help fund your most talented innovators Through the Future Leaders Fellowship scheme your business could: • Develop the leadership potential of an existing employee through…

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Immerse UK & Digital Catapult…

04.04.2019

Immerse UK and Digital Catapult are collaborating on the second Immersive Economy Report (the first can be found here). Last year’s report was the first in-depth study into the scale,…

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Gateshead College Named Best in…

03.04.2019

Gateshead College has been ranked the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training, firmly putting the North East on the map. Figures from the Education Skills…

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The new City Hall coming…

03.04.2019

Today (April 2), plans for a new building set to spearhead the regeneration of Sunderland’s city centre and allow for smoother public service deliveries, have been approved. The second building…

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Government grants Newcastle City Council…

03.04.2019

Newcastle City Council has received £16m from the government for infrastructure improvements to support the construction of thousands of new homes. The money will be used to build roads, junctions…

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COUNTDOWN TO CONFERENCE FOR THE…

02.04.2019

MORE speakers from some of the region’s leading tech companies have been unveiled in advance of the north east’s first conference for ‘IT do-ers.’ The inaugural Built IT Right (BITR)…

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WBD LAUNCHES NEW SERVICE SCALE-UPS…

01.04.2019

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has announced a new service for fast growing businesses, WBD Accelerate, alongside a formal partnership with Yena, a virtual acceleration community that supports entrepreneurs…

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NCFE celebrates contract win with…

29.03.2019

North East-based awarding body NCFE welcomed a visit from the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) following a T Level contract win. After securing a contract to deliver…

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New principal appointed at Northumberland…

28.03.2019

Following the recent merger between Sunderland College and Northumberland College, the newly formed college group – Education Partnership North East – has announced a new principal for Northumberland College. Nigel…

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New IT Manager for Newcastle…

27.03.2019

Newcastle based Mincoffs Solicitors have appointed experienced legal IT professional, Helen Cunningham as IT Manager. Helen, who has over 2 decades of experience in the legal IT sector in the…

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Can you get cash back…

27.03.2019

We’re hosting a short session for Gateshead businesses to understand what hidden value might exist in their balance sheets. Definitely not a workshop on tax, though. No. Absolutely not a…

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For better or worse: AI…

26.03.2019

Durham University, on behalf of the NINE DTP has organised a panel and networking event to discuss ‘For better or worse: AI and society’ at PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead. The panel…

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Dragons’ Den entrepreneur set to…

26.03.2019

Parking-tech pioneer Chris Reed is set to share his experience and inspire delegates attending FinanceCamp following his success in the Dragons’ Den earlier this year. The annual conference launched in…

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University training partnership set to…

26.03.2019

Teesside University is partnering with a national training provider to create a ‘one-stop-shop’ for employers in the region. Focusing on a range of industries, the partnership with County Durham based…

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County Durham tech data specialist…

26.03.2019

Data destruction company ProTech City has moved into new custom-built premises as part of its ongoing expansion thanks to support from Scaleup North East. Based in Peterlee, Protech City specialises…

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North East colleges announce official…

25.03.2019

Two of the North East’s leading colleges have officially merged today in an ambitious move that will create significant benefits for the region. Sunderland College and Northumberland College have legally…

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Can you support young people…

21.03.2019

Workfinder is a platform to inspire the next generation and create a pipeline of talent to drive the UK’s most ambitious growth companies. Aimed at young people aged 16-24, the…

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North East Futures UTC: Business…

18.03.2019

North East Futures UTC are excited to invite you along to the newest Digital Technology and Healthcare focused school in the North East for our next Business Breakfast on Monday…

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TWITTER BOSS PRAISES REGION’S IT…

15.03.2019

The growth and success of the region’s tech sector is being recognised at the highest level, according to one of the world’s most influential social media figures. Bruce Daisley, Twitter’s…

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BMC RECRUITMENT GROUP PARTNERS WITH…

12.03.2019

BMC Recruitment Group, situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, is delighted to announce their alliance with Insurtech UK, becoming their official Recruitment Partner. BMC is the trusted recruitment partner to leading…

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New CEO to deliver £120m…

07.03.2019

A new chief executive officer has taken the reins of £120m investment programme, North East Fund. Former finance director of the North East Fund, Jason Hobbs, has been appointed following…

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NORTH EAST AWARDING BODY MAKES…

07.03.2019

NATIONAL awarding organisation, NCFE, has been voted as one of the best employers to work for in the UK in this year’s The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to…

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Go Reboot: Gateshead – 20th…

06.03.2019

Sunderland Software City have joined forces with Gateshead Council and PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, to bring Go Reboot to Gateshead residents. Showcasing some the regions most advanced and exciting…

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TAIT WALKER GEARS UP FOR…

06.03.2019

INDEPENDENT accountancy firm, Tait Walker, is setting its sight on further growth in 2019 following a year of new appointments and a brand new service offering. In 2018, Tait Walker…

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Apprentices Wow Tech Company

06.03.2019

An industry leading Tech company has joined forces with colleges and a university from the region to offer a brand-new degree apprenticeship programme. tombola has partnered with Gateshead, Sunderland and…

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BT to deliver Smart Water…

06.03.2019

BT has secured a contract with Northumbrian Water, the providers of reliable and sustainable water, to help deliver a Smart Water project across its North East operating area. BT is…

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Maven leads investment in electric…

06.03.2019

Maven has led a £7 million investment round in Northumberland based AVID Technology Group (AVID), a leader in the manufacture and design of components for electric and hybrid vehicles. The…

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North East businesses receive £10m…

05.03.2019

Maven Capital Partners has invested £10m into some of the region’s high growth businesses and has safeguarded over 400 jobs. Maven, said to be one of the UK’s most active…

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Future Focus – SEND Careers…

04.03.2019

Following the success of the first Future Focus SEND Careers Fair last year, I would like to invite you to the next one we have planned on Wednesday May 8th from…

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New programme will promote Newcastle…

04.03.2019

A new programme to encourage inward investment and retain talent in Newcastle has been launched.   The Newcastle Ambassador Programme will use local people to raise the profile of the…

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Over £120m in investment funds…

01.03.2019

Northumberland businesses may be able to benefit from investment pot North East Fund as it collaborates with the Innovation SuperNetwork to promote funding opportunities. The fund has helped over 80…

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International growth for blockchain leader

28.02.2019

A growing business which delivers e-learning about blockchain is operating internationally after winning key clients through its early involvement with the emerging technology. Blocknorth is one of only a handful…

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Business Energy Saving Team –…

27.02.2019

A fully-funded energy efficiency audit to help your business save energy and money Rising energy costs are a significant issue for businesses of all sizes, operating in all sectors. The…

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BMC RECRUITMENT GROUP Joins Dynamo 

25.02.2019

BMC Recruitment Group, situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, are delighted to be joining Dynamo as an Affinity Member. BMC is the trusted recruitment partner to leading businesses in the North…

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THE VOICE OF REGION’S TECH…

22.02.2019

THE voice of the region’s tech sector will be shouting louder after an injection of funds and the recruitment of two new members of staff. Dynamo is an industry-led initiative…

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Gateshead IT business to ramp…

19.02.2019

Synergi Software is expanding its graduate development programme and growing geographically with new funding. The Gateshead-based company has secured a slice of the £500m Northern Powerhouse Growth Fund, via Barclays,…

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Maven backs UK Fintech platform…

19.02.2019

Maven has co-led a £3.25 million equity investment in UK Fintech business Mojo Mortgages, which aims to create a better mortgage experience by providing a whole of market comparison of mortgage…

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GRADUATES RAPID RISE AT TECH…

19.02.2019

Three tech graduates are already celebrating their rapid rise after being promoted within three months of joining gaming giant tombola. The latest ten graduates joined the Sunderland-based company after qualifying…

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Gateshead-based Advantex to create 10…

18.02.2019

North East tech comms firm Advantex is increasing its workforce after landing a string of new contracts worth £2m. The Gateshead-based company has secured additional orders for its network infrastructure…

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North East LEP reveals updated…

14.02.2019

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has published its updated Strategic Economic Plan, outlining how it will have helped create 100,000 jobs for the region by 2024. The organisation…

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College celebrates success with business…

13.02.2019

Sunderland College hosted a prestigious event to celebrate an award-winning year with the business community. Over 40 business leaders attended the exclusive lunch event, which took place on Friday 9th…

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Invest North East England launches…

13.02.2019

Invest North East England has produced six videos promoting the region as a location for businesses to locate and grow.  Alongside an overview video of why ‘North East England Works,’…

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Darlington business continues to support…

08.02.2019

For almost a decade, a Darlington based IT Support business have been investing in local talent by taking on apprentices. Bondgate IT have worked closely with Newton Aycliffe based apprenticeship…

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BT Group contributes nearly £1bn…

08.02.2019

BT Group is responsible for generating £1 in every £50 produced in the North East’s economy, according to an independent report published today. ‘The Economic Impact of BT Group plc…

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Applications open for North East…

07.02.2019

Today (February 6), the Innovation SuperNetwork has opened applications for regional businesses and startups developing solutions in the ageing sector to take part in its Ageing Innovation Accelerator programme. The…

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Global Startup Event Comes to…

06.02.2019

Startup Safari comes to Newcastle & Gateshead from 21-23 May 2019 where startups, corporations, co-working spaces, universities / colleges and accelerators will open their doors and host tech talks, creative…

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Corporate training set to be…

06.02.2019

A start-up business which aims to revolutionise the global corporate training market through use of emerging technologies to create bespoke bite-sized modules is being launched in the North East. Having…

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North East digital firm launches…

06.02.2019

One of the region’s fastest growing digital companies has launched a bespoke programme for students, graduates and career changers. Aiming to become the first choice employer in the North East,…

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Nomad Digital Blog: Let’s talk…

05.02.2019

Tuesday, 5th February 2019 I have to be honest and say that Mobile-as-a-Service was not entirely at the top of my conscious and something that I’ve tried to understand up…

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Nigel Wright Group reveals record-breaking…

01.02.2019

Nigel Wright Group, the region’s largest, multi-discipline recruitment consultancy, completes 2018 with a record-breaking year of strong performance. The latest accounts from Nigel Wright Group for the year ended April…

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Institute of Coding Industry Partnership…

31.01.2019

The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a partnership of over 18 universities in England, including Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland Universities, who are all working hard to address the digital skills…

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Generators ‘Get into Digital’ Showcase

30.01.2019

As part of the newly launched Supply Chain North East programme, this first look event will showcase some of the groundbreaking digital & tech solutions from our Digital Union members and Generator’s wider network,…

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Build IT Right Conference –…

29.01.2019

Build IT Right tickets will go up in February. Be sure to snag your ticket before the price increases! On 1st February tickets will increase to £150 +vat, so don’t…

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Live, Work and Stay: raising…

29.01.2019

Businesses and graduates in the North East have been taking part in a campaign to raise awareness of the range of career opportunities for university-leavers in the region. As part…

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Last chance for growing northern…

28.01.2019

Following the success of last year’s Entrepreneurs of the North, the Innovation SuperNetwork is once again on the lookout for the North’s most innovative high-growth businesses to win a chance…

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NORTH EAST FIRM LAUNCHES BESPOKE…

25.01.2019

One of the region’s fastest growing digital companies is changing the game for students,graduates and career switchers with its new bespoke programme for nurturing unharnessed talent. With a bold ambition…

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Local SMEs invited to take…

25.01.2019

Applications are being sought from SMEs within the North East LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) area that could benefit from resource and research to drive innovation. GX, a two-year business innovation…

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NORTH EAST TO PILOT OPEN…

24.01.2019

SMEs in the North East are being given the opportunity to partner with European businesses to develop new projects, solving problems posed by multinational manufacturers such as Nissan, Caterpillar and…

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Mincoffs Solicitors advise on Software…

24.01.2019

A newly formed software company has purchased three business divisions from international banking software company Tenemos as part of a management buyout, with advice from the award winning corporate team…

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TECHNOLOGY FIRM CREATE NEW JOBS…

24.01.2019

New jobs have been created at a leading North East technology firm on the back of continued growth and investment. The past 6 months have seen turnovers boast an impressive…

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Launch ‘just around the corner’…

23.01.2019

Durham startup honcho is getting ready to unveil a ‘reverse-auction’ marketplace it says will revolutionise the car insurance industry. The honcho app has entered the final phase of preparation after months…

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Blog: Emerging Tech Event –…

21.01.2019

On Monday 14 January, Dynamo North East ran an Emerging Tech event in partnership with PROTO, where we invited Gateshead tech companies to share their knowledge of emerging tech across a…

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Newcastle University: Cultivating 4D tissues…

18.01.2019

Scientists have developed a biological system which lets cells form a desired shape by moulding their surrounding material – initially creating the world’s first self-curving cornea. The cornea is the&hellip