Newcastle put another Fintech company in their ‘pockit’
Newcastle put another Fintech company in their ‘pockit’
Newcastle put another Fintech company in their ‘pockit’

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 investment finance during 2020 and is part of their UK expansion plans and vision to drive financial inclusion. Pockit has become part of the growing […]

Innovation advisors, ABGI opens new office in Newcastle
World-leading innovation advisors, ABGI UK expands to Newcastle and look to create new jobs
World-leading innovation advisors, ABGI UK expands to Newcastle and look to create new jobs

ABGI, one of the world’s leading R&D tax incentives and innovation advisors have opened a new office in Newcastle. As part of their national expansion plans, ABGI has recruited an initial team of 9 new ‘Innovation Funding Advisers’ (IFAs) for their Newcastle operation, who will service the company’s clients across the North East of England. The new […]

2020 A POSITIVE YEAR FOR AIRVIEW PARK DESPITE UK PANDEMIC IMPACT
2020 A POSITIVE YEAR FOR AIRVIEW PARK DESPITE UK PANDEMIC IMPACT
2020 A POSITIVE YEAR FOR AIRVIEW PARK DESPITE UK PANDEMIC IMPACT

With heightened uncertainty, new work-from-home guidelines for thousands of employees and restrictions temporarily halting work on construction sites nationwide, new commercial developments like Newcastle’s AirView Park could not have predicted the months (and year) ahead back at the start of 2020. Like other companies, Tynexe Commercial Ltd, the developers behind the 175,000 sq ft scheme […]

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 […]

CGI Sunderland Riverside
Riverside Sunderland: Plan promises 1000 new homes, 10,000 new jobs and a transformed city centre
Riverside Sunderland: Plan promises 1000 new homes, 10,000 new jobs and a transformed city centre

A transformational masterplan that will reinvent the heart of Sunderland has been released today.  The Riverside Sunderland Masterplan, which sets out a detailed blueprint for the regeneration of a key city centre quarter with sweeping views across the river, has been unveiled by Sunderland City Council.  Describing Riverside Sunderland as ‘the most exciting regeneration site […]

Growing Fintech company, Growth Capital Ventures, has secured £1 million investment and plans to create jobs
Growing Fintech company, Growth Capital Ventures, has secured £1 million investment and plans to create jobs
Growing Fintech company, Growth Capital Ventures, has secured £1 million investment and plans to create jobs

Rapidly growing Fintech company, Growth Capital Ventures (GCV), has secured £1 million of growth capital from institutional investors to continue its expansion and fast-track the growth of Britain’s burgeoning tech sector.  GCV has now opened up the investment round to new private investors via its online investment platform – growthfunders.com Investment from the current round will […]

Durham City Incubator (DCI) and Durham University are supporting ambitious local entrepreneurs starting up businesses.
Boost for County Durham entrepreneurs
Boost for County Durham entrepreneurs

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 companies flourish and has so far supported 22 entrepreneurs, in the past three cohorts, to launch their businesses and achieve national recognition and investment funding. […]