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Shelborn, majority owners of Newcastle’s Quorum Park, one of the UK’s biggest business parks, has received a significant vote of confidence after securing a £24.7 million 5-year debt facility through London-based Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME). Based in North Tyneside, Quorum is the largest business park in...
Express Engineering Recognised As Top Regional Performer In International Fast-Track Growth League
North East manufacturer Express Engineering, a global leader in equipment for the subsea energy industry, is flying high in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. The Tyneside engineering specialist was the top-ranked North East company in the league, with international sales showing an average growth of 131% per year...
Remote work has become quite popular in recent years. A lot of companies, especially small to medium sized businesses have resorted to allow employees to work remotely. The motive being to cut down on organisational costs, improve employee morale as well as increase employee productivity. Here are some companies taking...
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A Newcastle student has started an innovative new business – selling rare, out-of-stock trainers. And his customers include some household names. Ollie Simpson, 21, started his business – The SoleScene – two years ago, as part of an assignment for his degree in Entrepreneurial Business Management (EBM) at Northumbria University. Ollie...
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The Tyne and Wear Metro is recruiting its next generation of train drivers, who – after completing their training – will earn almost £35,500 a year. You might think that’s a pretty good wage just for driving a train, but drivers will need to cope with unsocial hours, be comfortable...
Interior of Wildflower cafe. Brightly painted, reclaimed furniture and a small bar next to a blackboard menu.
A new vegan café, which aims to be a creative hub for Newcastle’s artistic community, has opened on Westgate Road. Wildflower, set up by artist Jessica Salmon and chef Asher Turnbull, specialises in “affordable, seasonal plant-based food”. Dishes on offer include vegan chorizo, bean pasties, and vegan cakes and toasties,...
Dan Ferguson, 20, Has Been Named One Of Bellway's Apprentices Of The Year
A 20-year-old trainee quantity surveyor from Durham has been named one of Bellway’s apprentices of the year. Dan Ferguson, who works for the national housebuilder’s North East division, based in Gateshead, was recognised for his hard work and commitment by the company. He was one of four to be highly commended...
A former advertising and marketing manager who previously worked in California’s Silicon Valley has used her life experience to grow her North Tyneside housekeeping business. Helen Ross runs Holystone-based, Bright and Beautiful North Tyneside, a professional home cleaning and housekeeping service with a premium level of customer care, eco-friendly products...
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A young business woman and Newcastle University graduate has been presented with an award by Prince Andrew.  Shantelle Million received her Young Entrepreneurs’ Award from the Duke of York in a recent ceremony at Huddersfield University.  Shantelle’s company, MiCarePlan, provides electronic systems for the care sector, making it easier for staff...
Cllr Ged Bell and MP Chi Onwurah and students
Last week saw the first ever Newcastle Construction Week – during which a range of events took place across Newcastle and Gateshead aimed at young people between 18 and 24. These events gave youngsters the chance to try a number of practical workshops, take part in site visits to key...

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