Strong year for inward investment boosts economic recovery in Newcastle and Gateshead

Although economic uncertainty and changing restrictions characterised the year for businesses across the country, Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), ended the 2021-22 financial year having supported the creation and safeguarding of more than 1,700 jobs. From April 2021 to March 2022, 29 new businesses and 11 existing businesses chose to invest, locate, or […]

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Ambitious global technology consultancy chooses Newcastle creating 200 new jobs

Invest Newcastle has announced a further 200 brand new, high-tech jobs for the region. Part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), Invest Newcastle has been working with global technology and management consultancy Credera since last autumn on establishing a presence in the region. Today’s announcement further cements Newcastle’s position as a leading UK tech hub and yet […]

North East Tech Sector is showcased to International Trade and investment Specialists

A delegation of international trade and investment experts is heading home today ready to spread the word about the North East’s impressive investment opportunities in the digital and immersive technology sector. Representatives from the Department of International Trade (DIT) from countries across the world, including the USA, India, Denmark and Ireland, explored the North East […]

Invest Newcastle grows inward investment team

Invest Newcastle, part of the NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), has bolstered its team as it looks to bring further inward investment to the region. Dawn Dunn and Rebecca Crow have joined Invest Newcastle as Inward Investment Managers for the Digital and Technology, and Health and Life Sciences sectors respectively. Dawn Dunn’s primary role will be to […]

Newcastle announces bid to bring Great British Railways headquarters to the city

Newcastle City Council is bidding to bring the new Great British Railways Headquarters to the region.  Britain’s railways are embarking on a major, once-in-a-generation reform and the new public body, Great British Railways (GBR) will integrate the railways, owning the infrastructure, collecting fare revenue, running, and planning the network, and setting most fares and timetables.  […]

New appointments support growth ambitions for Hanro

Newcastle-based property firm The Hanro Group has announced senior appointments as it looks to develop and expand its investment and development operations.   Newcastle University graduate, Gagan Jagpal has been recruited as portfolio manager, bringing more than seven years’ commercial property experience to the role. Jagpal, who joins the firm from Cushman & Wakefield, will work alongside Laura […]

Newcastle takes fourth place in European rankings

Newcastle took fourth place in the recently announced TOP 10 mid-sized European cities of the future 2022/23. The rankings were announced by fDi Intelligence in their European Cities and Regions of the Future report. The study, which benchmarks the most promising investment destinations across Europe, showed that European locations have proven a certain degree of […]

Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector

With the support of Invest Newcastle and £1m from the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Ireland-founded digital transformation and technology provider Version 1 is bringing two hundred new jobs to Newcastle and setting up a base in the region. The announcement, made this morning (1 February 2022), is the second big tech jobs boost for […]

NewcastleGateshead Quays welcomes The Sage, a community-focused international venue for world class business and entertainment

Sage revealed as naming partner for the NewcastleGateshead Quays development with £10m investment. Partnership will play a crucial role in delivering a pioneering community-focused, state of the art arena (Sage Arena), exhibition and conference centre (Sage ICC), showcasing the best of the region to a global audience. £300m+ development will provide a £70m annual boost […]