Ruth Mitchell’s news

This week’s new starters

Brewin Dolphin have announced the recruitment of Luke Pierce to its Newcastle office. Luke will take up the position of assistant director, and brings with him nearly ten years of managing clients investments. He commented: “I am very fortunate to be joining the Brewin Dolphin team in Newcastle at an important time…

Entrepreneurial spirit has returned, say PwC

Entrepreneurial spirit is returning to the UK, with many businesses more determined than ever to achieve growth against the odds. Under the current economic difficulties, many businesses are now shifting their focus and exploring new areas of commerce in a bid to secure new deals and break into new markets. The new…

£100,000 investment boost for local produce retailer

A local online food and drink market place is set for expansion thanks to a £100,000 investment from Northstar Ventures. Loveyourlarder.com stocks a vast range of local produce, from heritage potatoes and craft beers to artisan chocolates and rare cheeses, as well as a range of hard-to-find products and ingredients.  Products are…

Debt crisis needs urgent action, says PM

Urgent action is needed to tackle the debt in the eurozone according to Prime Minister David Cameron. The BBC reports that Mr Cameron has called on European leaders to find a “fundamental and lasting solution” to the current debt crisis. Mr Cameron admitted that “we’re not quite staring down the barrel”, but…

North East climate change website launched

A new website providing information for business on climate change issues has been launched in response to demand from North East companies. The ClimateNE Business Hub will provide information and support around commercial opportunities relating to climate change, along with advice on money saving through reducing emissions and improving efficiency. Coordinator, Adrian…

What’s on this weekend: 23rd-25th September

This week’s top pick 

Through The Magic Mirror, the World of Anthony Browne - Seven Stories, Ouseburn, Newcastle. Sat Sept 24 and Sun Sept 25.

 Anthony Browne’s first UK exhibition is a colourful display of life size characters from his career as a children’s author, spanning from 1976 to the present day.…

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