Another step on the growth journey

Another step on the growth journey

Darlington may have grabbed the nation’s attention in early March with the news that hundreds of Treasury jobs would be moving to the town, but for Perspective Financial Group, it was already a headline base from which to do business.

A new disruptive force in cybersecurity

A new disruptive force in cybersecurity

As our dependence on technology rises inexorably during the continued COVID-19 pandemic, so too do the dangers around cybercrime. However, Newcastle-based Melius Cyber is spearheading the response to hackers’ rising prevalence with tailored support that protects businesses against data breaches

Increasing the momentum across recruitment and people services

Increasing the momentum across recruitment and people services

The businesses that succeed are the ones that truly understand their values and deliver on their promises. Jackson Hogg is one such company. Having regained momentum built up before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the specialist recruitment and outsourced talent services

‘Business as unusual’

‘Business as unusual’

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact on every aspect of our lives, John Devitt, chief executive at Gateshead-based specialist drug, alcohol, mental health services and coronavirus test provider Recovery4Life, says unanswered questions mean it will be ‘business as unusual’

What will the future of work look like?

What will the future of work look like?

Academics have been researching the so-called ‘new’ world of work for quite some time. In fact, research into new working practices has occupied an important place in both organisation studies and the sociology of work for over 30 years, with

From apprentices to specialists – a workforce at the heart of business

From apprentices to specialists – a workforce at the heart of business

Nexus is looking to the future with plans for a more agile and innovative approach to their work. This includes investing in the workforce with a new, purpose-built learning centre in South Shields, reinforcing the organisation’s commitment to supporting an

Workplace wellbeing critical post-COVID-19

Workplace wellbeing critical post-COVID-19

The pandemic has put employee mental health firmly in the spotlight with businesses becoming more responsive to their employees’ needs. Gateshead College, one of the region’s leading further education providers, works with employers across the North East to help them

Navigating the future

Navigating the future

Over the last year, businesses have faced unprecedented challenges and have been forced to navigate their way through a rapidly changing environment. Two business leaders based at the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) share their experiences of how

Teesside freeport will deliver opportunities for the entire region

Teesside freeport will deliver opportunities for the entire region

There is no doubt Teesside emerged as a real winner following the Chancellor’s announcement that a freeport will be created there. However, the move still presents huge opportunities for businesses across the region, says Kevin Bell, transport partner at law