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The Invest North East England team works to attract inward investment into the North East Combined Authority area on behalf of seven constituent local authorities, with a combined population of nearly two million.
Sarah Glendinning, regional director for the CBI, says businesses need support to adapt rather than stick with what they know to help the North East economy to thrive.
John McCabe, President, North East England Chamber of Commerce, outlines the key priorities for the year ahead
The key to creating more and better jobs in the region is collaboration says Helen Golightly, executive director of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership.
Generating almost £350,000 profit per employee per year, the National Grid’s employees generate more profit for a business than any other UK firm in the Global 500.
The £1.6bn sale of the former power station site to the Malaysian Government-backed investors will make it the most expensive British building ever.