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 […]

Sunderland lettings ‘leap’ as customer service centres choose the city
Sunderland lettings ‘leap’ as customer service centres choose the city
Sunderland lettings ‘leap’ as customer service centres choose the city

Barclaycard and Bellway are among the big-name businesses to have invested in Sunderland in recent months, as the city’s strengths in customer service continue to attract a host of the UK’s best-known brands. The city has recorded a number of significant commercial lettings over recent months, boosted by increasing activity in its buoyant professional services […]

North East FinTech Showcase, highlights the region’s booming FinTech sector
North East FinTech Showcase, highlights the region’s booming FinTech sector
North East FinTech Showcase, highlights the region’s booming FinTech sector

On the 3rd June the Northern FinTech community came together to discuss FinTech in the North East. The North East FinTech Showcase was hosted in partnership with Fintech North,  Dynamo North East and Tech Nation. For anyone who was unable to join the session live, Fintech North have produced a write-up and recording. Working in partnership with Dynamo […]

In conversation | Why did Verisure chose North East England for its new offices?
In conversation | Why did Verisure chose North East England for its new offices?
In conversation | Why did Verisure chose North East England for its new offices?

In February 2020, Europe’s largest domestic alarm provider, Verisure UK Services Limited, opened its new North East office at Quorum Park in North Tyneside, with the ambition to create 1,000 new jobs over the next ten years. A year after locating in the region, Verisure have exceeded their target of job creation (for year one), […]

Verisure far exceeds recruitment forecast creating 300 jobs in first year with more to follow in 2021
Verisure far exceeds recruitment forecast creating 300 jobs in first year with more to follow in 2021
Verisure far exceeds recruitment forecast creating 300 jobs in first year with more to follow in 2021

Europe’s leading monitored alarm provider, Verisure, has trebled its first-year hire target, with the recruitment of close to 300 staff at its Centre of Excellence in North Tyneside, with up to 100 new jobs on offer during this year. The company, which arrived in the region in April 2020, as the country went into pandemic […]

How collaboration will help drive inward investment and create a better future for the region
How collaboration will help drive inward investment and create a better future for the region
How collaboration will help drive inward investment and create a better future for the region

Earlier this month, Xplor, who provide management software for health and fitness clubs, chose Newcastle its new base for their service delivery business and will look to create over 200 new jobs this year as part of their global expansion plans. Working together, Invest North East England (INEE), Invest Newcastle plus other partners showcased the […]