In his latest blog, Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England speaks about the importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) in to the...
North East England works.
It’s what we are famous for. Hard work, unrivalled business accommodation and a great return on your investment.
As one of the UK’s fastest growing economies, our highly-skilled, flexible workforce, connectivity to global markets and low cost base are a powerful combination.
It’s easy to see why North East England Works.
Our Success Stories
“For Nissan, our plant in Sunderland, North East England, is absolutely fundamental. Nissan has an objective to be the number one Asian brand in Europe and the plant in Sunderland is the kingpin of that. The plant’s efficient work practices, helped in no small measure by excellent industrial relations, also contribute.”
“There is a wealth of technology talent here in the North East, and we’re pleased to offer the opportunity to develop careers with Accenture. The fact that we have trebled our headcount in the North East in just five years demonstrates our commitment to job creation in the region and the UK in general.”
“The North East of England was selected by Balfour Beatty as it provided a skilled and flexible workforce and the best supply of buildings in the UK, suitable for the new facility. We are thrilled with the team we have been able to build here. Their efforts have delivered significant benefits for Balfour Beatty.”
“Our expansion into North East of England is in response to the industry-wide skills shortage. (The move) into Newcastle will make us well placed to attract talent from the strong engineering tradition in the region.”
“The North East workforce are proud, committed and passionate. They are willing to take on any challenge and the skills and knowledge they bring to bear every day are key to the success of Caterpillar across the globe. We find all the trust and support we need in North East England to help us succeed.”
“The decision to establish a UK studio was an easy one for CCP. The North East has a distinguished heritage of game development, an experienced console-development talent pool and local universities producing exceptional graduates. We have been able to assemble a world-class team of developers with unparalleled expertise and integrate them with our global organisation.”
“It will be our 30th anniversary next year and we are proud of that. Over those 30 years we have really established ourselves in the North-East and we are most proud of the fact we have got lots of experts in their fields here.”
SECTORS THAT WE SPECIALISE IN
A highly skilled workforce renowned for its exceptional productivity and loyalty, our unmatched operating costs and superb access to UK and overseas markets, make North East England the location of choice for investors.
The North East is outstripping every other area of the UK outside London for creating new jobs from foreign investment compared to population size,...