North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy
North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy
North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy

Whitecap Consulting, the regional strategy consultancy, is collaborating with key regional stakeholders across the public, private and higher education sectors on an expansion plan for growth and jobs in the North East FinTech sector. The project follows an independent national strategic review which identified the Newcastle and Durham area as one of the top ten […]

<strong>Developers secure grant funding to help deliver sustainable workplace</strong>
Developers secure grant funding to help deliver sustainable workplace
Developers secure grant funding to help deliver sustainable workplace

The developers behind a prominent new workspace, currently being refurbished in central Newcastle, are investing in a series of green initiatives after securing £750,000 of grant funding. Portland House, located opposite the Laing Gallery, will launch this summer with 60,000 sq. ft of Grade A office space, complete with a range of measures designed to […]

Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing

The region’s booming tech sector is well set for a year of further expansion and success, according to several of its main players. At a recent board meeting of the advisory board of Dynamo, the region’s tech network, companies were reporting buoyant order books and the promise of plenty of work in the pipeline for […]

Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector
Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector
Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector

With the support of Invest Newcastle and £1m from the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Ireland-founded digital transformation and technology provider Version 1 is bringing two hundred new jobs to Newcastle and setting up a base in the region. The announcement is the second big tech jobs boost for the city in the first few […]

British Esports makes game-changing investment in Sunderland, with new performance and education campus to develop future talent from summer 2022
British Esports makes game-changing investment in Sunderland, with new performance and education campus to develop future talent from summer 2022
British Esports makes game-changing investment in Sunderland, with new performance and education campus to develop future talent from summer 2022

Sunderland is set to become the UK trailblazer in esports – of one of the fastest-growing industries in the world – following a multi-million-pound deal. The British Esports Association (BEA) – the national body for esports – has announced it will open a performance and education campus at Riverside Sunderland, which will nurture and support […]

US owned tech company, Artic Wolf expands with Newcastle headquarters creating 100’s of jobs
US owned tech company, Artic Wolf expands with Newcastle headquarters creating 100’s of jobs
US owned tech company, Artic Wolf expands with Newcastle headquarters creating 100’s of jobs

Artic Wolf, a global leader in security operations has announced the opening of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Newcastle, following a period of continued expansion and rapid growth for the business. Founded in Silicon Valley, Arctic Wolf’s Newcastle city centre headquarters will bring hundreds of jobs to the city over […]

Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office
Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office
Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office

Life sciences talent and strategic consultancy, RBW Consulting, has today announced the opening of a new office in Newcastle city centre which will establish its presence in the North East of England and form part of its wider expansion strategy. RBW Consulting currently has two offices in the UK and a further three in the […]

BT announces 150 new jobs and second multi-million pound contact centre in North Tyneside
BT announces 150 new jobs and second multi-million pound contact centre in North Tyneside
BT announces 150 new jobs and second multi-million pound contact centre in North Tyneside

BT Group today announced that it will be recruiting over 150 new local jobs as well as beginning a multi-million pound refurbishment of its second contact centre in Newcastle, located at its North Tyneside building.  Demonstrating BT’s continued commitment to Newcastle and to the North East, the new and full-time contact centre roles will be recruited by EE, part of BT Group, over the next six months.   The current North Tyneside building will undergo a major revamp to modernise it with state-of-the-art technology and […]