Snorkel, Washington, Tyne and Wear
Sunderland based, Snorkel UK growing from strength to strength
Sunderland based, Snorkel UK growing from strength to strength

Washington-based Snorkel Europe Limited has almost doubled employee numbers in the last two years and increased sales by 79 per cent since 2015. The exceptional growth owes much to thriving global exports. The Sunderland plant of the worldwide Snorkel business produces the largest proportion of Snorkel aerial work platforms for markets outside of North America.  […]

THE BEAM, Sunderland - Quality City Centre Office Accommodation
Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs
Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs

Ocado, a world-leading e-commerce business is set to create up to 300 new jobs in Sunderland, after it was unveiled as the first occupier to take space on the former Vaux Brewery site. Ocado, ‘the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer’, has signed a 15-year deal to let the top two floors of THE BEAM, a flagship […]

Sage moves to Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside
Sage announces £40m investment in major new hub in the North East
Sage announces £40m investment in major new hub in the North East

Sage the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announces that it will invest £40m in the North East of England in the next three years, creating an improved experience for colleagues, customers and partners, and strengthened technology and customer facing capabilities. The new workspace for colleagues in Newcastle will be part of a […]

Data & Analytics solutions company Eyecademy have expanded in to to North East England, acquiring new offices at The Core, in Newcastle.
Eyecademy Announces Expansion into North East England
Eyecademy Announces Expansion into North East England

Today (24th June 2019) at their Glasgow Headquarters, Managing Director Colin West announced Eyecademy’s official expansion of operations into Newcastle, North East England. Strengthening the company’s provision of Data, Analytics and Consultancy, this new expansion will enable Eyecademy to continue to deliver insights to enterprises across the UK. Expansion into the North East Delivering Data […]

Nissan Sunderland Plant produces 10 million cars
Ten millionth vehicle built at Nissan Sunderland Plant
Ten millionth vehicle built at Nissan Sunderland Plant

Nissan Sunderland Plant is celebrating another record breaking milestone as the ten millionth vehicle rolls of the production line. It has taken the plant 33 years to reach the ten million mark – making it the fastest car factory in the UK to the landmark figure. It also means that, on average, a new car has […]

NEWS - The North East Fund has invested £20m and leveraged £23m more in its first twelve months, helping more than 125 SMEs located throughout the region
North East Fund marks one year anniversary with over £20m invested in 125 SME’s
North East Fund marks one year anniversary with over £20m invested in 125 SME’s

The North East Fund has invested £20m and leveraged £23m more in its first twelve months, helping more than 125 SMEs located throughout the region to grow their businesses and create new jobs. Marking its first anniversary, the £120m regional funding programme has delivered significant investments in a range of ground-breaking and innovative projects including […]

Eco-friendly train maker Vivarail increases workforce ahead of schedule thanks to a skilled workforce in County Durham
Eco-friendly train maker Vivarail increases workforce ahead of schedule
Eco-friendly train maker Vivarail increases workforce ahead of schedule

Vivarail, the manufacturer of eco-friendly passenger trains, has accelerated expansion of its site in County Durham and turned it into its national research and development centre, creating new jobs faster than expected. It opened the new plant at the Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, in December 2017 to complement its main site at Long Marston, near […]

Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors
Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors
Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors

Work has begun on expanding Osbit’s Northumberland-based headquarters to accommodate the company’s rapidly expanding workforce and facilitate an increase in demand for its engineering expertise in the offshore renewables and oil & gas markets. This comes after the award of grant funding from a programme designed to accelerate business growth and stimulate employment in rural […]