A ground-breaking partnership in County Durham will boost job prospects for young people through a new education and employment pathway. Seaham-based Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) has joined forces with East Durham College (EDC) in an agreement to deliver bespoke...
A vision of how the North-East economy might recover from the effects of Covid-19 has been released by the region’s leaders. The Covid-19 Economic Response Group has published its Recovery and Renewal Deal, which outlines how a thriving post-pandemic economy...
The deadline for booking space in the year’s final issue of Wear Business magazine has extended – so there’s still time to promote your business, product or service across the Sunderland and Durham region. The next edition of Wear Business...
By Graeme Anderson The chief executive of the North East Chamber of Commerce has expressed growing concern for businesses in the region in the wake of the row between Manchester mayor Andy Burnham and the government over the Tier 3...
Colleges in the North-East are set to play a leading role in providing employment opportunities for young people in local businesses under the government's new Kickstart scheme. Education Partnership North East, which comprises Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth...
This week the Wear region, along with the rest of the North-East, found itself categorised as Tier 2 in terms of the Government’s new Covid-19 restrictions. Merseyside was the only area in the country put under the highest level of...
The next print edition of Wear Business magazine is currently being put together and we’re inviting you to be part of it as we count down to our advertising deadline nears. Our first two editions have featured Wear Business giants...
A North-East housing association has secured £75m of funding to build more homes, support local communities and help deliver regional economic recovery. Bernicia has won the deal from Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of Europe’s largest asset managers,...
Reece Group has announced positive end-of-year results for 2019 reflecting the company’s new contract wins, business growth and advances in product technology. The North-East-based organisation, which employs over 350 staff across its Armstrong Works facility in Sunderland and Newcastle, has...
Businesses have been thanked for supporting hard-pressed charity Grace House’s golf day at Seaham Golf Club. The Sunderland-based charity, which welcomes children and young people from across the North-East, with complex disabilities, health needs and life limiting conditions, has faced...

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