SNOP Group builds new advanced manufacturing facility on IAMP
French automotive supplier SNOP to open new facility on IAMP
French automotive supplier SNOP to open new facility on IAMP

The frame of the first factory on a ground-breaking new development is rising into the sky, after it was announced French car parts manufacturer SNOP is relocating to International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), creating more than 100 new jobs. SNOP has committed to move its team to a £15 million manufacturing plant on the IAMP, […]

Canadian Investment Visit October 2018
North East tech sector attracts interest from innovative Canadian technology firms
North East tech sector attracts interest from innovative Canadian technology firms

A delegation of Canadian technology companies visited North East England today (Wednesday 14 November) to see, first hand, why the region’s tech and digital sector is one of the fastest growing in the UK. Representatives from eight prominent Canadian businesses joined the region’s inward investment body, Invest North East England, to visit world-leading sites before […]

NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event
NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event
NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event

Over 20 leading North East businesses recently gathered at St James’ Park to deliver a unique twist on a traditional jobs fair, helping to support the young participants of Newcastle United Foundation’s employability programme. This event gave participants the chance to take a closer look at the career pathways available in contact centre and manufacturing […]

Pryme Group’s new £10m facility is officially opened in North Tyneside
Pryme Group’s new £10m facility is officially opened in North Tyneside
Pryme Group’s new £10m facility is officially opened in North Tyneside

Norma Redfearn CBE, elected mayor of North Tyneside, has officially opened the new, state-of-the-art facility of integrated manufacturing specialist Pryme Group. Staff have relocated from nearby Ryton, Tyne and Wear, to a purpose-built engineering services and manufacturing centre at the Tyne Tunnel Estate, North Shields, following a £10million investment. With operations across the UK and […]

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Software firm, Infotel UK, aims to double workforce as part of £1million investment
Software firm, Infotel UK, aims to double workforce as part of £1million investment

Infotel UK Consulting (Infotel UK), a software firm based in North Shields, aims to double in size with a £1million investment in new offices and recruitment. Infotel UK started operating in 2015, delivering custom-made software and applications that help businesses improve their operations. The company aims to take advantage of increasing interest in its services […]

£500m contract opportunity attracts over 100 businesses
£500m contract opportunity attracts over 100 businesses

More than 150 businesses attended an event at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland today (8 October) to find out how they can be part of the supply chain to deliver a contract worth £500m that will see a new fleet of trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro designed, built and maintained.  Organised by […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
BLOG: From London to North East England; Why the UK continues to be a good place to invest
BLOG: From London to North East England; Why the UK continues to be a good place to invest

As the saying goes, it’s ‘as safe as houses’, and for investors and property developers, the UK continues to be a good place to invest. And it’s not just London that’s seeing the impact of this. Major cites and key employment sites across the country are all benefitting from UK and foreign investment in a […]

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Whitecap Consulting continues its regional expansion with new offices in Bristol and Newcastle
Whitecap Consulting continues its regional expansion with new offices in Bristol and Newcastle

Regional strategy consulting firm Whitecap Consulting has announced it is to open two new satellite offices in Bristol and Newcastle as it enters the latest phase of its regional growth. Established in 2012, Whitecap helps clients analyse, develop and implement growth strategies, supporting clients typically located outside London. Headquartered in Leeds, the firm expanded its […]