Rising energy bills threaten hundreds of pub closures amid lack of Govt support
HUNDREDS of pubs face calling time as energy bills soar amid a lack of vital government support. Industry leaders are now demanding action by ministers before a key relief scheme is axed on April Fool’s Read More
Canford Audio buoyed by return of live events as turnover bounces back
The Washington firm has seen its market rebound Read more…….
Work starts on Wykeland’s £2.4m Burton building restoration with Hull contractor
An ambitious project to bring Hull city centre’s landmark former Burton building back to its original glory has begun. Major restoration work on the landmark, Grade II-listed building will see the crumbling granite façade and Read More
Vantec hails investment in 3D immersive training tech now being exported
Automotive supply chain firm Vantec Europe has invested in 3D immersive tech to train its workforce. The supplier to Nissan, which operates 10 sites in the North East and another two nationally, has installed two Read More
Wales is not getting not one but two freeports
Wales is to get two renewable energy focused freeports with the potential to create 20,000 new jobs over the next seven years. In a bidding process overseen jointly by the UK and Welsh governments, which Read More
Greggs opens Primark café in Newcastle city centre
The sausage roll seller’s chief executive has previously said the tie-up has been good exposure for the brand Read more…….
Plans to make major change to state pension could be delayed – here’s how it will affect you
PLANS to raise the pension age to 68 could be pushed back – amid falling life expectancy in the UK. The current age which people can claim a state pension – which is 66 – Read More
£100m fund raise launches for innovative Hull plastics recycling plant
A company looking to bring innovative waste solutions to the Humber Bank has launched a £100 million fund raise to build its first plant. Terrae Novo is a Leeds start-up working on converting non-recyclable plastic Read More
Digbeth Loc’s Studios launched with mission to create 760 jobs
New film and TV production studios will be housed in disused warehouses in Birmingham district Read more…….
Cyber security firm SalesLynk launches in Newcastle after £200,000 investment
tech specialists Ian Todd, Alan Easton and Neil Stephenson are behind the new data-driven intelligence platform Read more…….
Inflation leaps again thanks to rising food and drink prices
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt said: “We recognise just how tough things are for families across the country Read more…….
Energy bills predicted to fall below £2,000 for first time since 2021
HOUSEHOLD energy bills are forecast to drop by a fifth below £2,000 for the first time since December 2021. After energy prices jumped sixfold in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, wholesale prices have Read More
Plans in to regenerate Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station and support over 2,100 jobs
Plans to regenerate the site of Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station and support over 2,100 local jobs have been submitted for consideration. Peel NRE, which is part of Peel L&P, is behind the proposals sent to Read More
Small businesses urged to act after almost half targeted by cyber criminals
Small businesses in Manchester have been urged to act after new data revealed almost half suffered an online attack in 2022. According to the government’s 2022 Cyber Breaches Survey, 44% of small companies in the Read More