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...
With Covid-19 infections on the rise and education centres among those in the firing line in recent days, we asked Wear Business leaders how important is it that schools, colleges and universities across the Wear region and nationwide stay...
With businesses and employees preparing to return to working from home,this week, Wear Business asks business leaders in the region how the office will look in the future... James Silver, managing Director of Landid (working alongside Legal & General to...
In a week in which the Chamber of Commerce launched a 'Stronger North East campaign' calling for greater influence, connectivity, competitiveness, global trade, employment and skills, we asked Wear Business leaders does the region's industry and business need special...
We asked Wear business leaders what they thought the implications for businesses were of the reopening of schools this month. Here’s what they told us... Alison Hylton, owner Uniform Supplies in Shotton The reopening of schools is fantastic for the Wear region’s...
It has been a difficult week for A-Level students (and their teachers) throughout the region, and beyond, and many are still coming to terms with inaccurate results, re-grading, potential appeals, university places up in the air. Here, Wear Business asks...
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...
Every business and organisation in the UK has been impacted since the pandemic took its grip in March. But Wearside is fighting back and here, business leaders discuss how the region is coping and preparing for the future. We asked what...
The pandemic and lockdown has forced many companies and organisations to rely on remote working for the past few months. Business leaders in Wearside say employers and their employees’ have embraced the change to work from home. And the ability to...
Leading experts in the North-East have called on the government to do more to assist the entertainment and culture sectors. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a series of measures to support businesses which have been closed to audiences since lockdown...

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