Jackson Hogg is a dynamic and innovative business delivering high quality recruitment solutions. Our team brings a combined experience of over 50 years working with a wide range of global companies, within engineering, manufacturing and technology, across numerous sectors.

At Jackson Hogg, we believe that we are the best at what we do and have a proven track record of delivering confidential, complex and varied assignments within both UK and international markets with businesses of all sizes, from SMEs to FTSE 100 organisations.

We are experts in finding the best talent across operations, engineering, commercial and executive functions and can support from entry level recruitment through to senior management and board level appointments, with specialist consultants focused on niche areas.

Contact: Chris Beevers
Website: www.jacksonhogg.com
Tel: 0845 269 9090

Tait Walker is one of the regions leading firms of chartered accountants, with 155 staff based in three North East offices.

Manufacturing and Engineering is our largest sector and we work with a range of businesses in the industry.

Our dedicated team have built up a wealth of experience and work with clients to identify opportunities for growth, diversifying into new subsectors, accessing funding and expanding internationally.

Contact: Kirsty Ramsey
Website: www.taitwalker.co.uk
Tel: 0191 226 8310

LEC is a fully integrated communications and design agency based in North East England.

The company was launched by former journalist and public sector PR and marketing specialist Leanne English in 2012 and now boasts an impressive and diverse portfolio of regional and national brands.

LEC’s vastly experienced team works with clients to develop an effective communications strategy which is right for them.

Whether we’re providing public relations support, producing marketing materials for external use or designing or re-developing websites, our approach isn’t off the shelf.

Every plan we develop is individually tailored to ensure we deliver the best possible results and exceed expectations every time.

We believe it’s this approach which sets us apart from the competition.

Contact: Leanne English
Website: www.lecc.co.uk
Tel: 0191 587 8165

Sora is a training and coaching business, specialising in Lean, Maintenance Improvement and Supervisory Development.

Headquartered in the North East, Sora’s main focus is to support manufacturing businesses increase their levels of productivity and competitiveness through a variety of funded and commercial support packages.

As trusted training partner to a number of well known North East businesses such as ZF TRW, Gestamp, Faltec, Calsonic Kansei, De la Rue, and Mecaplast, we are vastly experienced in transforming business needs into an effective, results focused programme of support.

Support services include:

  • Pre Employment training for new hires
  • Engineering apprentice recruitment, assessment and advice
  • TPM / Operator Asset Care
  • Maintenance Strategy / Reliability Improvement
  • Supervisor / Team leader development

Contact: Paul Gough / Ian Tindle
Website: www.sora-group.co.uk
Tel: 0330 1242 670

Muckle LLP, is a leading commercial law firm based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

As Regional Law Firm of the Year* our reputation has been built on the type and quality of service which clients experience. We form a true business partnership ensuring success in business and our community.

This distinctive corporate character, commitment to our clients and the North East is, we like to think, best summed up in the following way:

We are real people, who do what we say we are going to do, on time and within budget, every time.

We have a wealth of experience and act for a wide range of clients in the engineering and manufacturing sector.  Whatever the business issue we can help, from:

  • supply, distribution and other commercial agreements;
  • raising finance;
  • acquisitions and disposals;
  • advising on directors’ duties and providing company secretarial services;
  • competition law and implications of the Bribery Act 2011;
  • employee disputes and trade union negotiations; to
  • resolving contractual problems at home and abroad; and
  • buying and selling property and lease arrangements.

So if we sound like the kind of people you’d like to have on your side, then why not get in touch. We’d love to chat.

“Muckle LLP is ‘excellent across the board’, forming ‘an integral part of its clients’ businesses’.

Legal 500 UK

*As voted by Solicitors’ Journal and Legal 500 UK 2016

Contact: Andrew Cawkwell
Website: www.muckle-llp.com
Tel: 0191 211 7957

CCS Mobile Ltd is an independent reseller of telecom and IT solutions.

Established in 1986, CCS is a B4B IT and telecoms specialist that provides both strategic and supplier partnership management to senior buyers in small, medium and large-sized enterprises.

CCS discovers, prioritises and improves on existing telecom, IT and IoT solutions, helping businesses acquire more value from their procurement, achieve substantial cost savings and deploy smarter ways of working. With a local and national client base, CCS has an impressive average client tenure of 14 years servicing the likes of NIKE UK, Husqvarna, Newcastle Airport, PUMA, CONVERSE, Iceland Foods, Manitowoc Cranes and Spectrum Brands just to name a few.

CCS are ethical sellers and pride themselves on the offering of transparent, catch-free contracts and want this to be the norm for the sector, not the exception.


Bespoke bill reporting, Office moves, Mobile Communications, Fixed-line Communications, IT Support, Microsoft Office 365, O2, Vodafone, EE, T-Mobile, Three, Broadband, IT Services, Phone Systems, Cloud Computing, IoT and Secure Device Management

Specialists in Mobile & Fixed since 1986.

Contact: Nikki Lee
Website: www.ccs.co.uk
Tel: 0191 5340140