The North East LEP is seeking an experienced and qualified Analyst to join its Skills team. The deadline for applications is Sunday 18 October.
An ambitious programme to establish and raise the standard of careers education in primary schools has made significant progress after just one year. The Career Benchmarks Primary Pilot is a ground-breaking new project, which will raise the aspirations and broaden the horizons of North East primary school pupils. An independent audit commissioned by the North […]
Arrow: Supporting Innovation in the North East, accelerates the North East’s economic impact by pairing Newcastle University’s research, knowledge and innovations with the needs of local SMEs.
Last week saw the launch of the London Tech Week and UK Tech Cluster Group’s 12 Clusters of Tech series. Running monthly for the next year the reports each shine a light on a different region and showcase some of the UK’s most exciting and innovative tech businesses – and brilliantly, the series opened with […]
A new fund is being launched by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) to support voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) projects in the wake of COVID-19. A report published in May this year by Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East (VONNE) showed that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on […]
The North East LEP recently welcomed Lucy Winskell as its new Chair. Here Lucy and Helen Golightly, its chief executive, talk about the role and their aspirations for the future. Managing a senior team transition can be challenging at any point but COVID-19 has changed everything. Is this a good time for a new Chair […]
What are the sectors and areas of industry that will provide the greatest economic growth opportunities in the future? And how can the North East capitalise on them?
“This Friday new restrictions will come into force across County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, Northumberland, North Tyneside, Sunderland and South Tyneside in a bid to halt the increase in COVID-19. We’d like to thank the seven Local Authorities involved for their strong and united leadership as we work together to protect public health and the local […]
The work being delivered by North East universities is supporting new and existing businesses to innovate and grow, and shaping and supporting a more sustainable and inclusive economy.
The position of Chair of the North East LEP was always going to be daunting, not least with big shoes to fill following my predecessor Andrew Hodgson’s outstanding tenure. The good news is that I step into the role at an organisation which is in excellent shape despite the best efforts of COVID-19. This is […]
0191 561 5420