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UK Trade & Investment

LOOK EAST FOR EXPORT SUCCESS

03 September 2013 11:50

NE/068/13

North East firms are being urged to look east and explore export opportunities in the Middle East to help their businesses grow.

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Highways Agency

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 2 – Sunday 8 September 2013

30 August 2013 11:25

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 29 August but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

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UK Trade & Investment

GIVE YOUR EXPORTS A HEALTH CHECK

28 August 2013 11:33

NE/066/13

North East event focuses on Healthcare & Life Sciences

The huge export potential offered by the global healthcare and life sciences sector will be the focus of a special event in the North East next month (September).

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Highways Agency

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Tuesday 27 August – Sunday 1 September 2013

21 August 2013 15:30

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 13 August but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

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UK Trade & Investment

Architects build bridges to overseas market success

21 August 2013 14:13

Gateshead-based company Gradon Architecture has taken its first steps into international markets thanks to support from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).

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UK Trade & Investment

Doing business in China

21 August 2013 10:27

NE/064/13

North East events focus on one of world’s fastest growing markets

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) have teamed up to host two special events focussing on one of the world’s fastest growing markets.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Apprenticeships score top marks from businesses and apprentices

20 August 2013 00:01

  • 8 out of 10 (83%) apprentices say Apprenticeship boosted their career prospects
  • 7 out of 10 (72%) employers say Apprenticeships improved their product or service quality

Apprenticeships have been highly praised in a new survey, with nearly 8 out of 10 (78%) apprentices and 8 out of 10 (81%) businesses saying they would recommend them to friends or other employers.

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Highways Agency

A19 Moor Farm Roundabout resurfacing

19 August 2013 09:58

NE/NDD/96/13

The Highways Agency will begin work to widen the A19 Moor Farm Roundabout in North Tyneside next week, providing additional capacity at the roundabout in advance of the opening of the new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital at Cramlington.

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Health and Safety Executive

FIRM FINED FOR FAILING TO HOLD INSURANCE

16 August 2013 16:42

A Sunderland firm has been fined for failing to hold statutory insurance that enables employees to claim compensation should they be injured at work.

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