PROPERTY EXPERT IS POSITIVE ABOUT THE FUTURE OF EAST DURHAM

PROPERTY EXPERT IS POSITIVE ABOUT THE FUTURE OF EAST DURHAM

As Peterlee, Seaham and the surrounding areas of East Durham continue to thrive, Paul Wellstead from Spectrum Business Park in Seaham looks at the challenges and opportunities the property market faces. The last 12 months have been encouragingly busy at Spectrum...
BUSINESS CONFIDENCE IN THE NORTH EAST RISES

BUSINESS CONFIDENCE IN THE NORTH EAST RISES

Business confidence in the North East rose 18 points during April to reach 34 per cent, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Companies in the North East report higher confidence in their business prospects at 30 per cent and...
NORTH EAST FIRMS STRUGGLING TO RECRUIT SKILLS STAFF

NORTH EAST FIRMS STRUGGLING TO RECRUIT SKILLS STAFF

North East businesses are struggling to recruit skilled staff, according to latest figures. Four in ten regional firms are reporting difficulty finding the right skilled staff, and a quarter (26 per cent) have seen increased staff turnover since June 2016, according...
IMAGERY SHOWCASES THRIVING SPECTRUM BUSINESS PARK

IMAGERY SHOWCASES THRIVING SPECTRUM BUSINESS PARK

Companies thinking of moving to Seaham’s bustling business community won’t believe their eyes when they see the stunning new images from Spectrum Business Park. The park’s developer, Paul Wellstead, recently invested in some brand new drone photography, which has been...
HELP AVAILABLE FOR SMES AFFECTED BY CARILLION COLLAPSE

HELP AVAILABLE FOR SMES AFFECTED BY CARILLION COLLAPSE

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has announced a £50 million package of support to its small business customers, as part of a range of emergency measures for those businesses within Carillion’s supply chain which are now in financial difficulty, as a result of Carillion’s...