9,000 HMRC staff to move to Newcastle City Centre
9,000 HMRC staff to move to Newcastle City Centre
9,000 HMRC staff to move to Newcastle City Centre

Newcastle’s Pilgrim’s Quarter, part of the Pilgrim Street development, is set to become the new home for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the North East. Part of the Government Hub network, HMRC’s state-of-the-art regional centre will be based at the new development and will accommodate approximately 9,000 staff from HMRC. The Newcastle building will […]

New core Defra hub announced for Newcastle upon Tyne
New core Defra hub announced for Newcastle upon Tyne
New core Defra hub announced for Newcastle upon Tyne

Job opportunities in the North East of England will increase and new hub will provide strong corporate leadership for local staff. Defra has announced a new core hub office in Newcastle upon Tyne, boosting job opportunities and increasing the department’s presence in the North East of England. Newcastle was selected due to its skilled and […]

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 […]

UK Space Agency Support For MAC SciTech, A Revolutionary Life Support Technology
UK Space Agency Support For MAC SciTech, A Revolutionary Life Support Technology
UK Space Agency Support For MAC SciTech, A Revolutionary Life Support Technology

An innovative South Tyneside consultancy is shooting for the stars after receiving support from the UK Space Agency to enable it to develop its revolutionary life support technology. MAC SciTech has developed an out-of-this-world carbon dioxide processing system for space exploration which it hopes will rival technology being trialled by NASA. Six months ago, the […]

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 […]

Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index
Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index
Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index

Newcastle has been named as the highest UK city and ahead of some of the world’s best-known cities in the global Smart City Index. The ranking measures how the lives of communities are improved by smart technology. Climbing two places from last year’s index ranking to 21st, Newcastle has usurped both London and Manchester to […]

Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England Last month, I watched the Department for International Trade’s (DIT), Global Investment Summit with keen interest.  As an Inward Investment professional, I welcome any opportunity that brings together global business leaders with the very best of innovation and capability in UK industries, but what really […]

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 […]