Member News

Record-breaking Deal for North East Fork Lift Company

Posted on the 15 June 2018

North East fork lift truck specialist Permatt has been awarded a record-breaking contract to supply a fleet of new machines to JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables owned by the TFKable Group. The deal, estimated to be worth six...

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Chief Secretary to the Treasury Opens Square One Law’s New Tees Valley Office

Posted on the 15 June 2018

Square One Law welcomed Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, to the North East and officially open the firm’s new Tees Valley office. The firm hosted a VIP breakfast meeting for Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen and an invited group of Tees Valley business owners and...

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Digital Economy Boosted as Students Prepare for Work

Posted on the 14 June 2018

A unique project designed to drive innovation and growth in the region’s digital and IT sectors and give students a real insight into the world of work is about to come to fruition. Newcastle-based creative agency Guerilla Communications was appointed in January to work with...

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Ward Hadaway Named Law Firm of the Year 2018 at Northern Law Awards

Posted on the 14 June 2018

WARD Hadaway has been named Law Firm of the Year at the annual Northern Law Awards as the business celebrates its 30th anniversary. Hundreds of attendees from the region's foremost legal firms and business leaders attended the black-tie event held at the Hilton Hotel. H...

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Intimation Nominated for Two Scottish Design Awards

Posted on the 13 June 2018

Dunbar based Intimation has received two nominations for the 2018 Scottish Design Awards.The Scottish Design Awards has taken place annually since 2012, recognising the best of the Scottish design industry: covering graphic design, interior design and architecture. Inti...

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North East Entrepreneur Marks 10 years’ of Success

Posted on the 13 June 2018

A multi award-winning North East entrepreneur is celebrating her company’s 10th anniversary- by branching out further. After becoming a victim of the recession in 2008, Northumberland-based Sarah Pittendrigh established Simply Bows and Chair Covers during that year to save h...

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Wag & Company Welcomes Top North East Influencer as Ambassador

Posted on the 12 June 2018

North East-based charity, Wag & Company North East Friendship Dogs, has welcomed well-known business figure James Ramsbotham as its newest Ambassador. Highly respected in the North East business arena, James Ramsbotham is chief executive of The North East England Chambe...

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Newcastle University Students Ranked Among the World’s Best

Posted on the 12 June 2018

Newcastle University moves up 20 places into the top 150 in the QS World University Rankings 2019. Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor and President, said: “Our performance in the latest QS World University Rankings reflects the impact of our world-class research and our c...

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Ramarketing Trebles Size of Newcastle HQ in Carliol Square Move

Posted on the 11 June 2018

Pharmaceutical and life sciences marketing agency ramarketing has announced plans to treble the size of its Newcastle base to support its ambitious growth targets, with a move into the Carliol Square offices being vacated by Campus North later this year. The news follows the...

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College Students Help to Preserve Local Heritage

Posted on the 11 June 2018

Students at a North East college are doing their bit to preserve and restore the region’s natural, industrial and cultural heritage. Bricklaying and catering students from Gateshead College have been working on The Land of Oak & Iron, a conservation and restoration projec...

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