World leading electronics company, II-VI expands to create high-tech jobs in Durham
World leading electronics company, II-VI expands to create high-tech jobs in Durham
World leading electronics company, II-VI expands to create high-tech jobs in Durham

A WORLD-LEADING electronics company has announced a major expansion that will lead to the creation of high-calibre jobs in the North-East. II-VI Compound Semiconductors Ltd, based at Newton Aycliffe, manufactures radio frequency (RF) electronics and optoelectronics for high-technology applications in the aerospace and defence industry. The company, which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania, is investing […]

BBC makes biggest investment in the North East as part of a new regional partnership
BBC makes biggest investment in the North East as part of a new regional partnership
BBC makes biggest investment in the North East as part of a new regional partnership

From Berwick-upon-Tweed to Billingham, the BBC makes its biggest investment for decades in the North East as part of a new regional partnership with Northern Film + Media and the 12 local authorities and three combined authorities. The BBC will spend at least £25m over the next five years right across the North East to fund network […]

Fulwell 73 launch Fulwell North in Sunderland
Fulwell 73 launch Fulwell North in Sunderland
Fulwell 73 launch Fulwell North in Sunderland

Acclaimed independent production company Fulwell 73 has launched Fulwell North, a new regional office in North East England which will act as a base for the company’s activities in the North and help to create sustainable growth in the film and TV industries in the region. Fulwell North will focus on developing unique programming authentic […]

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 […]

New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light
New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light
New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light

North East Technology Park (NETPark) – A flagship County Durham technology park is set for an extension significantly following a £50 million investment by Durham County Council, which will create over 1,200 jobs. Plans to expand the NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham, have been given the go ahead by the Council’s Cabinet, which has agreed […]

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 […]

Just Eat to create 1500 jobs in Sunderland
Just Eat to create 1500 jobs in Sunderland
Just Eat to create 1500 jobs in Sunderland

Just Eat today announces it will create more than 1,500 new customer service jobs over the next 12 months. The new roles will be based in Houghton le Spring, Sunderland.  Overall, Just Eat is investing more than £100m into the region across the next five years which will go towards creating a modern workspace for […]