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One Region, One Sector, One Statement
One Region, One Sector, One Statement

The North East is home to a Creative Digital and Tech sector which is truly thriving. One of the most productive and fastest-developing in the UK, the sector’s rapid rise is a source of great pride for us in the region. There have been many resources produced by a variety of organisations describing parts of […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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North East England foreign investment second only to London
North East England foreign investment second only to London

The North East is outstripping every other area of the UK outside London for creating new jobs from foreign investment compared to population size, new analysis of data reveals. In the last financial year, the North East Combined Authority (NECA) area from County Durham to the Scottish Borders also created nearly twice as many new […]

Inward investment success powering North East economy
Inward investment success powering North East economy

More than 6,000 new jobs will be created over the next three years by firms investing in the North East, new figures reveal today. The statistics unveiled by Invest North East England on behalf of the region’s seven local authorities and the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), show 84 inward investments in the North […]