Making your investment happen

A proud and proven track record

North East England has a long and successful track record of attracting inward investment and we offer a comprehensive package of free support, providing a single point of contact for companies and their key representatives.

We have access to an extensive partnership network of Local Authorities, support agencies, sector specialists, universities, colleges, knowledge networks and business organisations throughout the region.

We can provide investors with a range of services including:
  • A ‘Soft Landing’ package of accommodation, professional services and access to business networks to support your relocation or expansion
  • Information and statistics on the local economy, demographics, infrastructure, labour market etc.
  • Access to finance
  • Assistance with property searches and local planning issues
  • HR support including:
    • Wage comparisons
    • Training
    • Recruitment
    • Local market information
    • Support for key employees and their families moving to the area
  • Supply chain introductions
  • Introductions to external support programmes
  • Personal Account Manager dedicated to your project and a full aftercare programme

Support and Funding

Invest North East England works closely with our public and private sector partners to ensure investors have access to the very best support and advice.

We have a knowledgeable and dedicated team able to provide the latest information on the availability of national and regional financial support packages.

Our Local Authority partners also provide an extensive package of Strategic Account Management support to existing investors, ensuring businesses based in the region continue to prosper and grow.

Please get in touch with the team to find out how we can support your business.



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Advanced Manufacturing and Automotive

A highly skilled workforce renowned for its exceptional productivity and loyalty, our unmatched operating costs and superb access to UK and overseas markets, make North East England the location of choice for investors.

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Life Sciences

A world class centre of healthcare excellence, a workforce underpinned by university graduate talent and pharmaceutical manufacturing prowess, make our region highly attractive to life sciences investors.

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Home to scores of software and tech companies doing right business across the globe.

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North East England has a worldwide reputation for excellence in oil and gas, subsea technology, marine engineering and offshore renewables.

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Business Services

Our winning combination of a highly skilled, cost competitive workforce,
plentiful Grade A office accommodation and a strong and growing
cluster make our region one of Europe’s best investment locations.

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