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 North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) and partners Sunderland City Council, Newcastle University, Vantec, Coventry University, Connected Places Catapult, StreetDrone and Perform Green, have secured funding for a 5G enabled connected and automated logistics (CAL) pilot and proof of...
Businesses across the Wear region have been urged to make the most of funding which gives them the freedom to plan for the future with greater confidence. Financial and property experts made the call on the Wear Business Leaders weekly...
A fast-growing cohort of North-East businesses, lead organisations and personalities, aim to raise hundreds of thousands to support companies looking to recover from Covid-19. The newly-launched, not-for-profit company, Open North Foundation, is calling upon businesses and individuals throughout the region...
Charities across the Wear region have faced the double whammy of less income and more demand for their services during the Covid-19 pandemic. But despite those strains, a combination of cost-cutting, innovation and sheer determination looks likely to see them...
State-of-the-art shields have been installed to keep visitors safe at one of the North-East’s most popular tourist attractions. And a Durham glass supplier is helping thousands of visitors stay safe, after installing dozens of sneeze guard screens at Beamish Museum,...
Live entertainment is returning to a leading North-East venue this summer with weeks of socially distanced events. Hardwick Hall Hotel in County Durham has revealed plans to host a full Outdoor Summer Sessions programme between August 21 and September 13. The...
Business survival during a time of pandemic was more of a challenge for new start-ups than arguably any other type of company. With little established reputation to trade on and at a time when businesses are often at their most...

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