Testimonials

“Encompassing a vibrant range of news features, professional opinions and social photographs, Northern Insight really showcases what an exciting place the North East is to both work and live. Being a commercial director, the information presented is of pertinent interest and the magazine really is a staple read for any aspiring businessman/woman wishing to keep their finger on the pulse in such an ever-changing region. This therefore naturally creates the ideal medium for any firm wishing to improve their public image.

As a permanent fixture in the North East’s media landscape for over 20 years, Managing Director, Mike Grahamslaw is an experienced, dynamic and diligent operator who is always a pleasure to do business with.”
George Galloway | Commercial Director | IT Professional Services

 

“It is a pleasure to be associated with Northern Insight and with the Grahamslaw family business. The Magazine is second to none in the North East in terms of quality and content and if you wish your marketing to have a long shelf-life, this is most certainly the magazine to be seen in. It has been a pleasure to do business with Mike Grahamslaw over many years with his former regional magazine and now with Northern Insight which I rate as having an even higher standard. There is wide circulation amongst the business community and I am constantly amazed at the feedback from both our editorial articles and advertising.

Our profile and success has been raised through the magazine I certainly have no hesitation in saying “Get onboard”
David Hodgson MBE | Partner | Read, Milburn & Co

 

“Support from the local business community is vital to the Percy Hedley Foundation in our efforts to raise funds to provide much needed specialist services for disabled children young people and adults. Ultimately, we need people to know about us to engage their support and Northern Insight is a perfect platform for us to showcase our high quality events and get our messages across to the business community.

We are extremely grateful for the fantastic support we receive from Mike and his team and we are very proud to be associated with such a high quality magazine that reaches an important sector of our community.”
Sheila Coltman | Corporate Partnerships Manager | Percy Hedley Foundation

 

“Mike Grahamslaw (who I have known and respected over many years) has given us a fine magazine in “Northern Insight”. It embraces all that is good in a pictorial magazine; a great layout, informative articles and interviews, high quality social events, great photos. Mike has used all his experience from his years with the North East Times to produce an outstanding product, may it go from strength to strength.”
Malcolm Dix | President | Sport Newcastle

 

“We have worked closely with Mike Grahamslaw and the team at Northern Insight since the publication was launched. We have always found Mike very easy to deal with and helpful to us. I had known Mike for some time before the start of Northern Insight and value our relationship. We see Northern Insight as a key publication for the North East business community.”
Paul McGowan | Owner | Collingwood Legal

 

“I have known Managing Director, Mike Grahamslaw for many years now and have featured regularly in his recent venture Northern Insight. During this period he has unfailingly demonstrated a unique set of attributes which always makes him a pleasure to do business with.

Firstly, Mike displays an extraordinary array of customer service skills by dealing with all calls with enthusiasm, efficiency and professionalism alongside going above and beyond the call of duty in order to ensure his clients are happy. This is, in my opinion, a rare quality found in society today.

In addition to this, Mike exhibits courtesy, politeness and extreme confidence when dealing with any matter. He possesses high levels of integrity and empathy and has unquestionably treated me with total respect during my dealings with him which is incredibly endearing quality.

He strives hard to meet deadlines and by nature is an exceptionally trustworthy and sincere person. An inherently nice guy who deserves to succeed in business.”
Vivien Herrera-Lee | CEO | Properties Unique

 

“Northern Insight for the clients of JAM Marketing has proven to be a great tool in their marketing strategies. It’s used, I would say by over 60% of our B2B clients as it simply produces results. The team at Northern Insight are also very helpful, with nothing being too much trouble to ensure our clients get exactly what they are asking for.

We will be working with Mike and his team at Northern Insight at JAM Marketing for a long-time to come and we’re very satisfied with their continued support.”
Jackie Marston | Managing Director | JAM Marketing Limited

 

“I have known Mike for more than 10 years, initially through his involvement with North East Times and latterly with his exciting new venture Northern Insight.

Mike certainly has the measure and respect of the North East business community which he has been part of and served so admirably over many years. His new venture provides an exciting and fresh approach to the business community and also compliments the socially focused Accent magazine.

I wish Mike all the best for his future prospects with Northern Insight and I am sure with his innovative and creative flair he will make it an great success. Mike’s enthusiasm and ability to develop long lasting relationships will drive the publication on from strength to strength and I am delighted to support him in whatever capacity I can.”
Peter Cromarty | Director | Corporate & Commercial Funding Solutions

 

“I have known Mike for a number of years and in various different capacities during my career in the hotel industry and he has always been a pleasure to do business with. Through applying himself with honesty and enthusiasm in everything he does, Mike has a knack for sustaining harmonious working relationships which are often very productive for the client.

Our recent visually stunning double page spread perhaps exemplifies what his team at Northern Insight are working to achieve. By combining striking, contemporary design with informative and insightful editorial features, Northern Insight provides the perfect canvas on which to project your company’s credentials. A fantastic addition to the North-East’s publishing scene.”
Wendy Benson | Sales Manager | Seaham Hall Hotel

 

“NE Procurement are delighted to have been involved with Northern Insight since its inception and have generated business growth and brand awareness as a result of advertising in the publication. The magazine is the best quality Business publication in the North East which is not surprising as Mike Grahamslaw the driving force behind it is the top magazine proprietor in the North East by some distance.

Northern Insight has taken the local magazine market by storm with the quality of production, depth of content with a local bias and expert business opinion surpassing all past and current media alternatives. We will continue to use the title as it fits perfectly with our own ambitions for growth underpinned by quality and a value for money service.”
Rodger Brasington | Chief Executive | NE Procurement