Budding entrepreneurs in the region are being given the chance to turn their notepad doodle into the next Google with support from the North East Growth Hub’s new High Potential Startups programme.
Businesses in the North East this week contributed to the development of the region’s Local Industrial Strategy (LIS), which will set out how the region and government will work together to deliver increased productivity and living standards in the North East. During the North East Local Industrial Strategy Summit, co-ordinated by the North East Local […]
North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Senior Economist Victoria Sutherland gave her reaction to today’s regional labour market statistics. “Today’s figures show a broadly stable picture. The number of people in employment in the North East region, including Tees Valley, is 4,000 higher than in the last quarter – this is a small increase but […]
June 2019 was a landmark month for the North East. We have officially become the first place outside the USA to put in place a new method of teaching and learning, which has been shown to transform outcomes for students. We’re very proud to have been designated as a Ford Next Generation Learning Community at […]
In conversation with Alan Welby, Innovation Director at the North East LEP, about the opening of The Biosphere.
North East England has been selected as the latest Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL) community, the first outside of the United States, it was announced at a celebration event with teachers, students and their parents, at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead. Since last September, three pioneering local schools, Excelsior Academy, in Newcastle, […]
Four new European Regional Development Fund opportunities have opened in the North East LEP area. PA1 – Promoting Research and Innovation PA3 – SME Support – Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises PA4 – Supporting the shift towards a Low Carbon Economy in all Sectors PA5 – Promoting climate change adaptation, risk […]
A consortium of North East partners has today (Friday 28 June) welcomed the Government’s tourism sector deal announcement and set out the region’s intention to bid to become a Tourism Zone. Part of the UK Government’s Modern Industrial Strategy, the new tourism sector deal will stimulate further growth and improve the productivity and performance of […]
All employers in England, whether they’re levy-paying or not, will soon have access to all the benefits of the apprenticeship service.
A group of parents and students from two North East schools have spent the day visiting Newcastle College Energy Academy in North Tyneside and businesses at the Port of Blyth in Northumberland, meeting people who work in the energy sector and finding out about some of the different career paths open to them. The day […]
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