Profit up 159% at J&B Recycling

Vikki Jackson-Smith, managing director of J&B Recycling

Profit up 159% at J&B Recycling

North East waste management firm J&B Recycling has announced record growth for the financial year ending March 2017, reporting a turnover of £15.7m and an increase in gross profit of 159% to £2.3m.

If We Can You Can: Tipll

Grant Thompson

If We Can You Can: Tipll

Tipll is an app that helps users plan a night out and get the best out of their chosen city. Founder Grant Thompson tells BQ about his business and why has entered the If We Can You Can competition.

Building big businesses with Big Data

Building big businesses with Big Data

Perfect Image's Rob Hankin talks to the North East Growth Hub about the real power hidden in Big Data, and how businesses of all shapes and sizes can embrace it.

£5.5m fund launched for environmental projects

(L to R) Nathan Roxburgh, Nicholas Dimmock, Tim Hyett, Alexander Colvill and Maximillian Hyett

£5.5m fund launched for environmental projects

Investment firm 350 PPM, which specialises in green initiatives, is launching a £5.5m fund that is open to North East businesses and individuals working on environmental projects.

John Seager

John Seager, CEO of Siglion

Meet the man transforming the Sunderland skyline

Siglion chief John Seager is leading one of the most significant transformation programmes in Sunderland’s recent history  – a major part of the £1.3bn of public and private sector investment going into Sunderland right now. He explains to BQ why the job means so much to him…

Go North East invests £1.6m in Tees Valley route

Kevin Carr (left) shows Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen the new X9/X10 bus

Go North East invests £1.6m in Tees Valley route

North East bus operator, Go North East, has invested £1.6m in seven brand new vehicles for its Middlesbrough to Newcastle services.