Jade Business Park made an instant impression in Wearside when Global Fortune-500 company Sumitomo Electrical Wiring Systems Europe moved into their brand-new, custom-built 50,000 sq ft unit on the 55-acre employment site in July of this year. For businesses in...
Smart by name, smart by nature, entrepreneurs Mark Catterall and Mark Clancey have developed a new contactless hand sanitiser unit with intelligent digital screens. Not content to sit on their laurels during lockdown, the Smart Outdoor Group management pair worked...
The DurhamWorks employer grant has helped over 50 small businesses employ and support young people in the past 12 months. DurhamWorks is a partnership between Durham County Council and seven organisations, working together to support young people, and to help...
More than 100 of the world’s leading experts in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ethics have signed up to be part of a new journal created by a North-East professor. University of Sunderland’s pro vice chancellor John MacIntyre launches ‘AI and...
A state-of-the-art spa is throwing its support behind front-line County Durham care home staff this autumn. As the region battles a second wave of coronavirus, The Spa at Ramside Hall Hotel has teamed up with Belmont Grange Nursing Home to...
In each issue of Wear Business, we sit down for a cuppa and a natter with a local business leader... Name: Sharon Appleby. Age: 51. Born: Stirling, Scotland. Lives: Low Fell. Organisations and job titles: Head of business operations at Sunderland BID (Business Improvement...
With new restrictions now in place across some parts of the country and uncertainty in others, a University of Sunderland expert has examined the impact on hospitality, businesses and jobs. In a period where many businesses would be traditionally moving...
Cosmetic science student and award-winning blogger Carly Musleh has been using the knowledge she has developed during her course to offer an insight into the beauty industry – as well as picking up thousands more followers in the process. The...
Like so many industries, those in the world of PR and marketing have taken a huge hit this year. This week, Wear Business asks leading figures in North-East PR how they have coped during the pandemic. Bev Walton, owner, Stick Marketing Obviously, the...
As we launch the latest issue of Wear Business magazine, we present some of the leading names in our pages from businesses across Wearside and County Durham. From the foreword to exclusive interviews to features on the region’s leading hotels,...

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