Cybersecurity company, Healthymity, makes Sunderland base for fast-growth start-up
Cybersecurity company, Healthymity, makes Sunderland base for fast-growth start-up
Cybersecurity company, Healthymity, makes Sunderland base for fast-growth start-up

A world-renowned cyber security expert has built a base in Sunderland, and is targeting rapid expansion that will see his business create 10 new jobs this year.  Dr Igor Kotsiuba, who relocated to the North East from Ukraine under a Global Talent Visa, has launched Healthymity Limited, which aims to support AI and decision-making in […]

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 […]

Working together to create a better future for the region
Working together to create a better future for the region
Working together to 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. The initial enquiry came via Invest North East England and director, Guy Currey, initially […]

Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth
Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth
Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth

IT@Spectrum, a fast growing technology company is eying expansion, after snapping up a North East base in one of the region’s most exciting new business centres.  East Yorkshire headquartered IT@Spectrum will operate its new facility at The Catalyst, Helix, under the globally recognised Canon brand, reflecting the partners’ shared passion for providing quality products and […]

County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list
County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list
County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list

Business and IT consultancy Waterstons has joined an exclusive list of Government approved cyber security providers. As a ‘Certified Cyber Security Consultancy’, Waterstons now has certified proof that the services it delivers to clients in the areas of risk assessment and risk management, meet the National Cyber Security Centre’s standard for high quality, tailored cyber […]

Digital Sector North East England
Mobile apps specialist mkodo celebrates exceptional growth in Newcastle
Mobile apps specialist mkodo celebrates exceptional growth in Newcastle

Digital product expert mkodo has grown its Newcastle team by 700% since establishing in the city in 2016 with 10 new team members joining during the lockdown period. mkodo, who delivers apps and digital products for mobile, online and retail environments in the betting, gaming and lottery sectors, has grown its local team from four […]

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Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England I am thrilled with this week’s announcement that the North East has been successful in its bid to the Department for International Trade (DIT) to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) documents which will support inward investment opportunities in to our region. 19 new HPOs have been […]

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Newcastle joins more than 100 leading cities in global Smart City Index
Newcastle joins more than 100 leading cities in global Smart City Index

Newcastle has made a high-ranking entry to the list of leading cities in the 2020 Smart City Index. Newcastle has been added to a list of leading cities in the 2020 Smart City Index. Published by the IMD Smart City Observatory (SCO), this report ranks cities based on citizens’ perceptions and both economic and technological […]