Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
Inward investment vital to North East England’s economic recovery from COVID-19
Inward investment vital to North East England’s economic recovery from COVID-19

Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England, explains how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted inward investment in the region in 2020, and how – moving forward – inward investment can help the region bounce back. At the start of 2020 it was Brexit, and its potential impact on the North East and UK economy, […]

EDF Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm - Energy Gateway North East England
Government’s commitment to clean wind energy, and the opportunities it provides North East England
Government’s commitment to clean wind energy, and the opportunities it provides North East England

Blog by Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England In October this year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out the first stage of the government’s ten-point plan for a green industrial revolution, including ambitious targets for the UK’s offshore wind sector. Already home to the largest offshore wind market in the world, the government has […]

Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England
North East England’s digital sector has a lot to shout about
North East England’s digital sector has a lot to shout about

By Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England At the end of September, the first of 12 UK Tech cluster reports was released, with the focus being on North East England. The report highlighted our region as a hotspot for immersive technology, artificial intelligence and industry 4.0 as well as bringing attention to […]

Tyne Bridge, River Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England I am thrilled with this week’s announcement that the North East has been successful in its bid to the Department for International Trade (DIT) to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) documents which will support inward investment opportunities in to our region. 19 new HPOs have been […]

Quourm Avenue, Quorum Business Park, Business Services, North East England
Blog: How the success of customer contact centres in the North East is supporting the region’s economic recovery
Blog: How the success of customer contact centres in the North East is supporting the region’s economic recovery

The North East accent, is often cited as one of the most appealing in the UK. It’s viewed to be trustworthy, warm, and friendly. It’s one of the reasons many people think there’s a high concentration of customer contact centres in North East England. And whilst it does have a role to play, it would […]

Ubisoft, Games Studio, Video Games - Newcastle
Discover the English region behind some of gaming’s greatest hits
Discover the English region behind some of gaming’s greatest hits

Hands up how many people have been to North East England? Hands up how many people can name some of our major cities? I’m guessing most of you still have both hands on your keyboard or gripped to this magazine. What if I asked if you’ve heard of the Mortal Kombat 11? Or how about […]

PROTO - The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead - specilaising in Immersive Technlogy, VR and AR
How immersive technology is changing how we do business during the coronavirus pandemic
How immersive technology is changing how we do business during the coronavirus pandemic

Having recently started as the Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England, I, like a lot of people in the UK, and across the world, have spent the last few months working from home. (In fact, I’ve not actually been to my new workplace yet!) Physical meetings have been replaced with zoom calls, conferences […]

Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England
In Conversation with: Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager
In Conversation with: Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager

Invest North East England has recently appointed a new Inward Investment Manager, Rachel Burdis. Former Tech Sector Lead for Gateshead Council, Rachel will use her in depth knowledge of the digital, tech and life sciences sectors to encourage businesses to base themselves in the region and help create more and better jobs for the North […]