Scale-up Scotland launches in Aberdeen

Scale-up Scotland launches in Aberdeen

Scale-up Scotland, a programme to address Scotland’s scale-up challenges and deliver economic growth, officially launched this week in Aberdeen, spearheaded by one of Scotland’s leading entrepreneurs, Bob Keiller.

Businesses should “take a chance on ex-offenders”

Dr Julie Nugent, WMCA director of productivity and skills.

Businesses should “take a chance on ex-offenders”

The West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) director of skills has told a conference in Birmingham that firms should take a chance on employing ex-offenders.

Workplace of the week: Cascade HR

Workplace of the week: Cascade HR

Cascade HR’s Emily Cryan explains how their Leeds offices help in their quest to put the ‘human’ back into human resources.

Sales up 37% at Eddie Stobart

Sales up 37% at Eddie Stobart

Warrington-based logistics and supply chain organisation Eddie Stobart has announced its year end trading update, reporting a 37% rise in sales and a 12% rise in group revenues.

Yorkshire entrepreneurs launch lone worker company

L/R: Alicia Mather, Matthew Watson, Simon Mackenzie, David Atkins, Neil Addinall, Nick Hunter and Angela Addinall.

Yorkshire entrepreneurs launch lone worker company

A group of entrepreneurs from South Yorkshire have launched a lone worker company after spotting a gap in the market.

Plans approved for 6,000 new jobs in Durham

CGI of how the development could look (Image: Durham County Council)

Plans approved for 6,000 new jobs in Durham

Ambitious plans which aim to attract more than 6,000 new private sector jobs and a £400m economic boost to a Durham City business park will go ahead.

Newcastle businesses welcome US Ambassador to the city

(L to R) Sean Bullick and Ambassador Robert Wood Johnson

Newcastle businesses welcome US Ambassador to the city

Newcastle NE1, the city’s Business Improvement District, has strengthened the relationship between Newcastle and the United States by hosting the American Ambassador to the UK on his first official visit to an English city outside London.

Ross McNally

Ross McNally, executive chairman of Hampshire Chamber of Commerce

Optimism on the agenda for Hampshire

Ross McNally, executive chairman of Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, tells us why the region's businesses have every reason to be optimistic about the year ahead.

Meet the MD: Jane Whitham, Cream Consultancy

Meet the MD: Jane Whitham, Cream Consultancy

After a successful career as a journalist, Jane moved into the lucrative world of public relations, eventually set up her own firm in 2011, and is now focused on growing her brand across the UK.

Incubator Zone exhibitors secure new contracts

Graeme Carter

Incubator Zone exhibitors secure new contracts

Exhibitors who participated in a new programme at the region’s biggest engineering and manufacturing expo have secured more than 10 new contracts worth over £200,000 between them.