Visit County Durham is shining a light on the region’s business support for local communities during the pandemic as part of its support for English Tourism Week. The county’s destination management organisation is backing this week’s English Tourism Week, which...
A development of five family homes at a former school kitchen on Wearside is nearing completion thanks to a £700,000 investment from a new funding scheme. The building work, on disused land near Sunderland, marks the first investment the North...
Sunderland’s Nissan plant will become the hub for the production of core models, securing thousands of jobs in the North-East. The car giant has delivered the vote of confidence in the Sunderland factory after confirming the closure of two other...
Wearside’s high streets have been tipped to bounce back by experts who have helped steer them through the Covid-19 crisis, during the very first Wear Business Leaders Online Q&A. The pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on hundreds of shops and businesses...
Sunderland’s £100m deal with Legal and General has made the shortlist in prestigious industry awards. The city’s ground-breaking contract with Legal & General, that will fund three new developments on the Riverside Sunderland site, has made the shortlist in the...
A respected legal executive is making a new start this week - at the firm where she started her career 30 years ago. Debra Taylor, a specialist in family law, is joining the team at Sunderland’s Richard Reed, marking a...
Leaders of a North-East port have heaped praise on the unsung key workers supporting supply chains that keep goods flowing in and out of the UK, after seeing a surge in business during lockdown. Councillor Graeme Miller, chair of the...
A long-awaited redevelopment drive in the centre of Seaham has got underway with the hope of boosting business and the appeal of the town. The work on the project, centred around North Terrace, could hardly be better-timed as the town...
A Washington-based Human Resources expert has set up her own business in the hope of helping North East businesses tackle the massive task of bouncing back from the Covid-19 pandemic. Senior HR leader Maxine Henry, who has 18 years industry...
A Sunderland-based company aiming to shake-up and improve the way teachers are recruited has won a six-figure boost to its development. Premier Teachers, located in Sunderland University’s Tom Cowie campus, is developing a new teacher recruitment app and has benefited...

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