A Nissan Juke was the first car off the production line as the Nissan plant resumed vehicle production. Hundreds of hours of preparation had been carried out to ensure the safe return of employees after the plant was effectively mothballed...
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...
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 restaurateur who has been recognised nationally for his good deeds is calling on people to come together to help vulnerable and elderly residents during the Covid-19 pandemic. Arif Sheikh, who owns Washington-based restaurant and takeaway business, Bombay Barn, has...
A marketing and business development executive has launched her own company to support businesses and organisations who need to maintain their profile in the current Covid-19 crisis Washington-based Nicola Halse has fulfilled a dream of becoming self-employed with a view...
A young entrepreneur who started her beauty business in her mum’s spare bedroom has opened her own salon and training academy. Award-winning lash artist Ellie Farrell from Washington learned her trade as a hobby while working in the motor industry...
A leading UK business development coach and integrative counsellor has relocated to The Hub in Washington to boost the growth of her company. Angie Loraine of True Life Balance UK works with senior leaders and executive teams of some of...
Washington-based Snorkel Europe has almost doubled employee numbers in the last two years and increased sales by 79 per cent since 2015. The exceptional growth owes much to thriving global exports. The Wearside plant of the worldwide Snorkel business produces the...
An innovative networking group that connects businesses with each other while they’re out on the golf course has arrived on Wearside. FORE Business – the world’s largest golf-networking organisation – with more than 100 groups around the UK, as well...
Hyve, the UK’s largest independent battery manufacturing facility, outside Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the UK has successfully opened on the outskirts of Washington. The Barmston Court site is home to Hyperdrive Innovation, the country’s foremost designer and manufacturer of...

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