The market for corporate finance deals in the North-East is showing signs of recovery, according to a leading local corporate finance expert who has just completed two major transactions in the region. Baldwins have helped Wolfgang Capital acquire Durham-based Starkold...
A Wear business has made a multi-million pound investment to quadruple its office space and create hundreds of new jobs. Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) has agreed a lease on a new building on Spectrum Business Park in Seaham, taking...
The Eat Out Help Out scheme has proved deliciously tempting to diners across Wearside. The new incentive, to give the restaurant industry a much-needed boost after lockdown, allows people to dine with a 50 per cent discount on Mondays to...
The North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) has announced the launch of its first Automotive Export Week, to take place virtually between September 14-18. The NEAA is collaborating with Supply Chain North East and the Department for International Trade (DIT) to...
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed Gillian Hill as the new chair of its Innovation Board. Gillian, who has more than 25 years’ experience as a business owner, non-executive director and corporate lawyer, will lead the Innovation...
The rush to make the most of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme could land some hospitality outlets in trouble, a leading solicitor has warned. Hotels, pubs, bars and restaurants are working hard to try and claw back some...
Growing tech firm Saggezza has appointed Rob Gwyther as operations director as it looks to drive ongoing expansion. The Sunderland Software Centre based company, which has continued its recruitment efforts during the pandemic, has appointed Rob into a role which...
Commercial units in Sunderland’s eagerly-anticipated new STACK venue are almost fulll, after an influx of tenants signed on the dotted line to take space. STACK developer, Danieli Holdings, has revealed that just three of the 22 units at the seaside...
A Sunderland housing project is set to deliver thousands of pounds for community initiatives as part of a planning agreement between the city council and a private developer. Vistry Partnerships North East, the regeneration and housing specialists, are building the...
Plans for a major new business park in Durham City are progressing thanks to £6m of government funding. Durham County Council has secured the money from the government’s Getting Building Fund, which aims to deliver jobs, skills and infrastructure across...

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