Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme
Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme
Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme

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 in 2018 as a joint programme between Durham University, New College Durham and Business Durham, as part of a wider drive to grow the Durham […]

North East Contact Centre Awards 2021 Celebrates the Best in the Business
North East Contact Centre Awards 2021 Celebrates the Best in the Business
North East Contact Centre Awards 2021 Celebrates the Best in the Business

Winners of the North East Contact Centre Awards 2021 have been revealed in an Awards Ceremony. The region’s contact centre industry has continued to deliver vital services during 2021 in the face of increased demand as the economy bounces back from the pandemic.  The Awards honour individuals, teams and organisations who have gone above and […]

Verisure to triple its floorspace at Quorum Park
Verisure to triple its floorspace at Quorum Park
Verisure to triple its floorspace at Quorum Park

Newcastle’s largest office letting of 2021 is heading to Quorum Park in a move which will see a rapidly expanding security firm, triple its floorspace at the North East office park. Landlord Shelborn Asset Management has announced that Verisure UK Services Ltd will transfer its 400-plus staff to the 92,000 sq.ft. Q12 building during the first quarter of […]

Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success
Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success
Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success

North East England has welcomed another international company to the area, adding to the region’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading northshoring destinations. Global online food delivery company Just Eat recently announced it is creating 1,500 new customer service jobs in Sunderland, and it joins a long list of International companies who have already […]

Minister visits science and technology park set for £50m investment
Minister visits science and technology park set for £50m investment
Minister visits science and technology park set for £50m investment

A Government minister has visited NET Park (The North East Technology Park) as it looks set to expand through a £50million investment. George Freeman MP, Minister for Science, Research and Innovation at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, was at NETPark in Sedgefield today. The business park will be extended with a new […]

Give your business a boost and ‘move on up’ to North East England
Give your business a boost and ‘move on up’ to North East England
Give your business a boost and ‘move on up’ to North East England

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 and cloud computing; the pace of change has been unprecedented. Another significant trend – one that was well established before the pandemic but has continued […]

Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark
Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark
Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark

Orbit, a new business accommodation space hosted by Durham University, has opened a new facility in NETPark, one of the UK’s leading science and technology parks. Orbit will provide flexible office space as well as tailored support and industry-specific guidance for science and technology SMEs and university spin-outs in the North East. Offering a variety […]

Global consulting firm growing rapidly in Newcastle city centre
Global consulting firm growing rapidly in Newcastle city centre
Global consulting firm growing rapidly in Newcastle city centre

Oliver Wyman is a global strategy consulting firm with offices in 60 cities across 31 countries. In 2018, the firm set up a new base for its data and analytics team in Newcastle city centre. Cate Kalson, Director, explains why the firm chose North East England for its latest expansion. Why did Oliver Wyman choose […]