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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Warm reception for £1m Wearside office refurbishment at One Victory Way
Warm reception for £1m Wearside office refurbishment at One Victory Way
Warm reception for £1m Wearside office refurbishment at One Victory Way

A £1m office refurbishment project that could pave the way to securing hundreds of new jobs for Wearside, has moved a step closer to opening. The news comes as dozens of commercial property agents, inward investment officials and representatives from Sunderland City Council gathered recently at a launch event on Doxford International Business Park for […]

NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT
NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT
NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT

The North East’s global trade, inward investment and export potential has been showcased as part of an international delegation that welcomed Pakistan’s Consulate General, H E Tariq Wazir, to the region. Along with Commercial Secretary, Muhammad Akhtar, from the Pakistan High Commission, Mr Wazir toured key commercial development sites including AirView Park with business leaders […]

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 […]