As the national was plunged back into lockdown this month, so life working from home continued for millions of us. But are we better prepared to adjust to living, working and home-schooling under one roof, 10 months on from...
With both workers and management under renewed pressure as a result of this week’s Lockdown announcement, Sunderland University’s head of psychology, Dr Helen Driscoll is concerned about the region’s mental health. In the personal list below, she explains why we...
Few people will appreciate how challenging a year it has been for businesses across the Wear region more than Paul McEldon, chief executive of the Sunderland-based Business Innovation Centre. In this personal message, Paul notes five lessons business learned in...
Wear Business editor Graeme Anderson introduces the latest print issue, which is available to read online... The winter issue of Wear Business magazine – the voice of business in the Wear region – has just been published and will be...
On what is traditionally one of the busiest shopping periods of the year, the high streets are eerily quiet. At least until December. But what will this pre-festive lockdown mean in the long-term for retailers and the hospitality industry across...
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...

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