Goodbye to the commute? What the North East needs to consider in our changing relationship with the workplace

Knowledge: Arlen Pettitt, North East England Chamber of Commerce knowledge development manager, assesses COVID-19’s impact on the working landscape and identifies areas where the region’s business community can evolve to ensure success in the changing marketplace

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The time has come to reverse a decade of neglect and transform adult education

Influence: With the coronavirus pandemic having dramatically distorted the working world, leaving many unemployed and many more facing potential redundancy, Niamh Corcoran, policy adviser at the North East England Chamber of Commerce, says the time has come for the Government to truly transform the adult education system and help people re-train for new roles in a post-COVID-19 world

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Redefining our skills base for a Brexit future

Connectivity: With Britain’s protracted EU divorce continuing to provoke uncertainty and concern among businesses keen to understand the trading landscape beyond January 1 2021, Jack Simpson, North East England Chamber of Commerce training and global network advisor, highlights the need to future-proof our workforces in readiness of the Brexit challenges that lie ahead

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