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Leeds based technology and engineering consultancy, BJSS, expands into Newcastle with the opening of a new office

The consultancy firm invests in the region as it continues to bolster its presence across the UK. BJSS, the Leeds based technology and engineering consultancy, today announces it has opened a new office in Newcastle. The company aims to hire 40 new employees in the region by 2022, with all new recruits adopting BJSS’ company-wide

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Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution

By Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England Everyone can remember buying their first car. Mine was a second hand rusty white Ford Fiesta and it did around 37 miles per gallon. Whilst it wasn’t the flashiest number, it got me from a to b (sometimes, not always). For a whole new generation, buying

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Consul General visit showcases the region’s global trade potential

North East business and community leaders have welcomed the Indian Consul General,  Dr Shashank Vikram, to the region as part of ongoing discussions to increase global export links and further strengthen bi-lateral trade opportunities between local and overseas organisations. Hosted by regional ambassador and entrepreneur, Ammar Mirza CBE, Dr Vikram was guest of honour at

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Global tech firm to open operations hub in Newcastle

A leading global technology consultancy has chosen Newcastle as the location for its third UK office. Thoughtworks, who have won multiple awards for their commitment to diversity and inclusion will create 100 highly skilled tech roles by 2024, with this move adding to their growing portfolio of offices across the world. The firm, which is

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Onyx Health Marks Record Growth with Six New Appointment

Healthcare marketing communication specialists Onyx Health have made six new appointments to their rapidly expanding team since the last lockdown, following a year of record income growth and international client expansion. The new additions to the team at Onyx Health include Senior Designer Anabel Dakin, Business and Finance Manager Beth Kerrigan, Senior Marketing Communications Project

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The North of Tyne Combined authority will invest £12m to boost the digital sector in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland

The investment, which includes £7m for a 5G and Future Connectivity fund, will be used to create jobs in a ‘digital ecosystem’ of mutually supportive tech businesses and organisations. It will help create 600 jobs and safeguard a further 140. It will also unlock support for over 500 enterprises and 450 residents, and underpins the

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In Conversation | David Holmes, Membership Manager for Bionow talks about why Life Sciences companies should look to the North East as a base

Bionow is a membership organisation that supports business growth, competitiveness and innovation within the biomedical and life science sectors in the North of England. It adds value and cost-efficiency to scientific, clinical and business operations within early stage and growth-oriented firms. We spoke to David Holmes, Membership Manager at Bionow, about the strengths of the

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Onyx Health Launch Creative Studio After Record Year

Healthcare marketing communications specialists Onyx Health have set up a new creative studio following a year of record income growth and international client expansion. The Newcastle based agency has moved into the penthouse suite in Generator Studios, overlooking the River Tyne and the iconic Tyne Bridge. The custom-built studio includes meeting hubs, breakout areas and

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Record year for inward investment and job boost for Newcastle and Gateshead

Despite a challenging start to 2020, Invest Newcastle has facilitated a record number of new investments and expansions, creating and safeguarding more than 2,500 jobs. From March 2020 to April 2021, the team has supported 26 new businesses to invest and locate their business in Newcastle and Gateshead – an increase of 13% on the

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Avison Young releases analysis of regional office markets for Q1 2021 Big Nine data shows slow start but sentiment and activity improving

Strategic real estate advisor Avison Young has released its latest quarterly Big Nine office market update, covering the first quarter of 2021. Newcastle and Bristol, which were the top performing cities in 2020, have continued their robust performance into 2021. Take-up in Newcastle amounted to 54,980 sq. ft in the city centre and 84,400 sq.

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