Companies worry over cyber risks
Thursday 4 April 2013 5:00Risk management and crisis readiness pose the most significant challenges to companies according to KPMG.
Student awarded ICE scholarship opportunity
Thursday 4 April 2013 5:00A student has been given the opportunity to develop a career as an engineer after the Institution of Civil Engineers, ICE, North East awarded him a scholarship.
Firm sees concrete results from trade mission
Thursday 4 April 2013 5:00A Northumberland company is planning to export to Sweden following a successful trade mission to the country.
No triple dip according to BCC
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00A strong performance by UK service industries during the first quarter has kept the economy growing and will avoid triple dip recession, according to the British Chambers of Commerce, BCC.
Job numbers keep on growing
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00Growth in the UK jobs market continued throughout the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest Reed Job Index.
End is nigh for SMEs – but they’re not ready
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00Despite the looming deadline of financial year-end, more than one in four SMEs, 27%, admit they do not set aside the money they need to cover tax liabilities, according to new research commissioned by British Gas.
Teesside sees bigger docks for bigger ships
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00Middlesbrough-based multimodal logistics company, A V Dawson, is to improve and re-engineer its wharf area to accommodate bigger and heavier ships.
Software firm gets £250,000 to fund growth
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00A Middlesbrough software company that services the call-centre sector has secured a £250,000 investment to develop new products and create two jobs.
Early boost for building partnership
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00A partnership between two building companies has been boosted by being included in a new multi-billion pound house building framework.
Staybridge gets an Irish hat-trick
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00The team at Staybridge Suites Newcastle is celebrating after scooping three awards at the 2013 Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) Europe Star Awards in Dublin.
Castle vision moves a step closer
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00A City council backed community bid to make historic Hylton Castle a focus for a range of education and cultural activities has taken a step forward.
Disposal company makes the shortlist again
Wednesday 3 April 2013 5:00Innov8 Disposal, is one of six finalists chosen to compete for an award in the 2013 National Recycling Awards, having also been a finalist in 2012.