International technology firm Xplor, moves to Newcastle creating over 200 jobs
International technology firm Xplor, moves to Newcastle creating over 200 jobs
International technology firm Xplor, moves to Newcastle creating over 200 jobs

Newcastle has beaten off stiff competition from nine other UK cities as a business location for international software and payments firm, Xplor. As part of their global expansion plans, Xplor, a leading provider of enterprise software, payments and commerce-enabling solutions for businesses, has selected Newcastle city centre as the location of its new customer service […]

AIRVIEW PARK – DEVELOPER PLANS NEW OFFICE SCHEME TO SUPPORT NORTH EAST’S RECOVERY DRIVE
AIRVIEW PARK – DEVELOPER PLANS NEW OFFICE SCHEME TO SUPPORT NORTH EAST’S RECOVERY DRIVE
AIRVIEW PARK – DEVELOPER PLANS NEW OFFICE SCHEME TO SUPPORT NORTH EAST’S RECOVERY DRIVE

Tynexe Commercial Ltd, developer of AirView Park, has agreed the release of funds to submit a planning application for a new, 18,000 sq ft, high quality office-based scheme. It will comprise of two buildings aimed at delivering new jobs, inward investment and business growth opportunities to strengthen the North East’s recovery.   The scheme could […]

Ocado Retail chief celebrates Sunderland team’s success
Ocado Retail chief celebrates Sunderland team’s success
Ocado Retail chief celebrates Sunderland team’s success

Ocado Retail’s CEO, Mel Smith CBE, has spoken of the ‘huge significance’ of the firm’s Sunderland site, less than two years after the global grocer arrived in the city.  With 300 full time employees already in post, less than 18 months since it opened a new base in the city centre’s Beam building on Riverside […]

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 […]