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 […]

‘Global North East’ – North East LEP publishes new regional trade and export report
‘Global North East’ – North East LEP publishes new regional trade and export report
‘Global North East’ – North East LEP publishes new regional trade and export report

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership, in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT) and North East England Chamber of Commerce, has published a new report, ‘Global North East’, outlining how the region can build its competitiveness, drive higher productivity, and create more and better jobs by increasing international trade. ‘Global North East: Driving growth in North […]

DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem
DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem
DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is creating a new unit based at the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) in Newcastle. Around 15 new staff will be recruited to work at the unit which is due to open in late 2021. The NICD seeks to address the shortage of data analytics skills in […]

Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England
North East England’s digital sector has a lot to shout about
North East England’s digital sector has a lot to shout about

By Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England At the end of September, the first of 12 UK Tech cluster reports was released, with the focus being on North East England. The report highlighted our region as a hotspot for immersive technology, artificial intelligence and industry 4.0 as well as bringing attention to […]

Ubisoft, Games Studio, Video Games - Newcastle
North East England – the location behind some of worlds greatest gaming’s hits
North East England – the location behind some of worlds greatest gaming’s hits

North East England’s gaming sector has developed some of the world’s greatest games. Our latest blog by Rachel Burdis, explores the sector and why gaming companies located in the North East are in an unique position Hands up how many people have been to North East England? Hands up how many people can name some […]

North East Royal visit. The Duke of Kent visits Liebherr of Sunderland.
Royal visit lifts North East crane manufacturer, Liebherr
Royal visit lifts North East crane manufacturer, Liebherr

The Duke of Kent visited Liebherr Sunderland yesterday [5th March] to hear more about the company’s continued investment in the city and its award-winning apprenticeship programme. His Royal Highness was welcomed to the plant by Liebherr Sunderland managing director Ralph Saelzer before meeting the Mayor and Mayoress, Councillors David and Dianne Snowdon and Sunderland Central […]

Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering
Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering
Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering

Northumberland-based offshore engineering firm, Osbit, is sharing its specialist technical knowledge with clients and partners to improve the effectiveness of offshore operations in the global energy industry. ‘Osbit Insight’ is the offshore equipment supplier’s bespoke technical knowledge sharing and learning offering, designed to spread specialist knowledge through the global offshore energy supply chain. Leading global […]

Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at one of its terminals investment in training provision for the offshore sector
SKY IS THE LIMIT THANKS TO BLYTH WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY
SKY IS THE LIMIT THANKS TO BLYTH WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY

In a first for the UK wind industry Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at one of its terminals as part of a £1m investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. With the rapid growth of renewable energy providing the North East with major inward investment opportunities, […]