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North East England joins Manchester and Leeds as Northern Powerhouse fintech capital
North East England joins Manchester and Leeds as Northern Powerhouse fintech capital

As I sat down to write this blog, I asked myself, ‘when was the last time I went into a bank?’ The answer? Well it’s been a long time. The reason is I do nearly all of my banking online, like many of us. From paying bills, managing my accounts, even applying for a mortgage, […]

Sage moves to Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside
Sage announces £40m investment in major new hub in the North East
Sage announces £40m investment in major new hub in the North East

Sage the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announces that it will invest £40m in the North East of England in the next three years, creating an improved experience for colleagues, customers and partners, and strengthened technology and customer facing capabilities. The new workspace for colleagues in Newcastle will be part of a […]

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Lufthansa announces direct service between Newcastle and Munich
Lufthansa announces direct service between Newcastle and Munich

Lufthansa has strengthened its commitment to the UK market with a new direct flight from Newcastle International Airport (NCL) to Munich International Airport (MUC), available to book on lufthansa.com from today (19 June 2019). Commencing operations from February 3rd 2020, the Airbus A319 aircraft will fly six times weekly between the two cities and provide […]

Newcastle based, Frank Recruitment Group opens a new office in Munich as part of its global expansion strategy
Frank Recruitment Group continues expansion — opens new office in Munich
Frank Recruitment Group continues expansion — opens new office in Munich

Award-winning niche IT recruitment firm Frank Recruitment Group has today announced the next stage of its global expansion strategy, with a workspace in Munich joining the long list of office locations the business has recently opened. After launching seven offices in the last year, Frank Recruitment Group announces plans for further growth and has identified Munich, […]

BGL Group creates 40 new digital jobs in Sunderland in new tech hub
Digital distributor BGL Group to create 40 jobs in new digital hub
Digital distributor BGL Group to create 40 jobs in new digital hub

BGL Group to create 40 digital jobs at Sunderland base BGL Group, a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services, is to invest £3m in a new tech hub at its base in Sunderland, it announced today. The investment has been welcomed by MAKE it Sunderland at Sunderland City Council, which has advised […]

New route from Newcastle International Airport - London City launched
New London City route launched from Newcastle International Airport
New London City route launched from Newcastle International Airport

The first flight of a brand new service from Newcastle International Airport into the heart of central London has taken off today (7th Jan 2019).  The inaugural flight from the North East’s largest airport to London City departed this morning taking just over an hour to reach the capital. The flight, which is operated Flybe’s […]

North East Contact Centre Awards 2019
The search is on for the region’s contact centre superheroes
The search is on for the region’s contact centre superheroes

Entries have now opened for the North East Contact Centre Awards 2018, which looks to recognise and reward the outstanding achievements of superheroes within the industry. The awards, which is now in its 16th year, will celebrate employees who have helped to shape the positive reputation of the industry in the region, as well as […]

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Whitecap Consulting continues its regional expansion with new offices in Bristol and Newcastle
Whitecap Consulting continues its regional expansion with new offices in Bristol and Newcastle

Regional strategy consulting firm Whitecap Consulting has announced it is to open two new satellite offices in Bristol and Newcastle as it enters the latest phase of its regional growth. Established in 2012, Whitecap helps clients analyse, develop and implement growth strategies, supporting clients typically located outside London. Headquartered in Leeds, the firm expanded its […]