North east unemployment rate drops below 5%

North east unemployment rate drops below 5%

New figures have shown the unemployment rate in the North East is at a record low, standing at 4.8%. This is the first time the rate has dropped below 5% since records began, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Care Group expands with two new acquisitions

Care Group expands with two new acquisitions

Bury-based healthcare provider National Care Group Ltd (NCG) has completed the acquisition of two care providers; Norfolk based Westward Healthcare Ltd and Gloucester based Access Care Ltd (operating as Merry Den Care and Chosen Care).