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New augmented reality app and website brings Swans vision to life
New augmented reality app and website brings Swans vision to life

Swans North Tyneside has announced the launch of a new website and augmented reality (AR) app which was showcased for the first time at NOF Energy’s two-day Energy: A Balanced Future 2016 conference and exhibition on March 8th and 9th.   The new app, created to apply the latest in hi-tech work to showcase the […]

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Jobs Boost as Accenture Expands Operations in North East
Jobs Boost as Accenture Expands Operations in North East

Accenture is using a £1.85 million grant from the Let’s Grow North East regional growth fund to create over 100 new jobs as it expands its business in the North East of England.   So far Accenture has employed 115 people in North Tyneside through Let’s Grow in a variety of roles including apprenticeships, operations […]

Unipres creates 22 jobs in Sunderland as demand soars
Unipres creates 22 jobs in Sunderland as demand soars

Two new £13m presses on round-the-clock shifts to cope with customer demand The new £13 million state of the art presses installed by automotive component company Unipres in Sunderland have led to the creation in 22 new jobs since they went live just after Christmas. The giant pieces of kit – a 2,500 tonne Tri […]

UK Space Sector expected to flourish in North East
UK Space Sector expected to flourish in North East

MORE than 50 North East businesses got to hear first-hand how they can benefit from the growth of the UK space sector which is expected to reach £40bn by 2030. Delegates at the Satellite Applications Catapult Roadshow event, which took place at The Core, in Newcastle Science Central, were given an insight into how companies […]

North East employment rises for the second month running
North East employment rises for the second month running

A summary of this morning’s latest employment numbers covering October to December 2015 is below: Employment in the North East stands at 1,214,000 or 70.4% – an increase of 47,000 over the quarter and 28,000 over the year. This compares to a rate of 74.1% nationally. North East unemployment stands at 107,000 or 8.1% – […]

Tech Nation Survey highlights importance of North East in boosting UK’s digital economy
Tech Nation Survey highlights importance of North East in boosting UK’s digital economy

The UK’s digital industries, which boast a combined annual turnover of £161 billion, are said to be growing 32% faster than the rest of the economy. Government-backed Tech City UK published the findings in its Tech Nation 2016 report, said to be the most comprehensive study of the UK’s tech industries to date. The report […]

£2.2m Investment will see 60 new jobs in County Durham
£2.2m Investment will see 60 new jobs in County Durham

ONE of the UK’s leading manufacturers and International distributors of bearings, power transmission and motion transfer linkage products is expanding into the North East following a £2.2m investment. Dunlop BTL, supplies its products to original equipment manufacturers in the engineering, industrial, automotive and agricultural market sectors and via a network of authorised distributors, and has […]

Fund Invests £58 million into North East Economy
Fund Invests £58 million into North East Economy

More than £58 million has been invested into the regional economy by a fund set up to support projects which result in new jobs and economic growth.   The North East Investment Fund, which is administered by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), has granted funds to more than 20 schemes, using Regional Growth […]