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Spin doctor to explain the science of decision making to North East business leaders

Posted on the 6 March 2012

Spin-doctor Alastair Campbell will take centre stage at Newcastle City Library this March, as part of Newcastle Science City's hugely successful ‘The Science of' series, a programme of events supporting the city's efforts to bring the first regional Business and IP Centre t...

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Muckle LLP tackles rugby player's insurers and wins

Posted on the 5 March 2012

Former rugby union player, Jason Oakes, has received an undisclosed sum in compensation after leading commercial law firm Muckle LLP took on his case. Oakes suffered an Achilles injury whilst playing for Newcastle Falcons in 2008, which ended his career. He had personal accident...

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Getting the low-down on hazardous goods

Posted on the 29 February 2012

Companies that transport hazardous goods have learned more about the rules which will prevent them being banned from the roads.Teesside haulage company Nicholson's Transport brought together industry experts for an informative workshop about European legislation.Authorities are c...

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Law firm Muckle LLP assists spin out of Narec Solar

Posted on the 28 February 2012

Leading commercial law firm Muckle LLP has acted on behalf of Narec (the National Renewable Energy Centre) to spin out its photovoltaic division and retain high tech operations in the North East. Muckle LLP has been providing legal services to Narec, in Blyth, for many years and...

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Transformation & Growth. That's Better.

Posted on the 28 February 2012

After a year of transformation in 2011, Better, the Stokesly based branding agency, has a vision of growth for 2012. Managing Director Mark Easby said, "We've matured and grown dramatically since setting up in 2008, and with our exciting plans for growth it's time to up our...

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North East entrepreneur's unique way to raise investment

Posted on the 22 February 2012

A North East entrepreneur is hoping to raise £180,000 to finance a new and innovative way for small businesses to communicate with their customers. A former young entrepreneur of the year who was responsible for last year's uStartup Business Awards, Richard Laverick will us...

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Routes To Investment Workshops Starting Soon

Posted on the 22 February 2012

If you're looking for funding for growth, a series of workshops launched by North East Access To Finance may be of interest to you.Previous attendees have benefited from help to refine their business plans, greater understanding of the funding sources available and, most importan...

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Whitewaters make a splash at national awards ceremony

Posted on the 21 February 2012

An award winning Sunderland firm is celebrating its tenth year in style. Whitewaters, specialists in the design and construction of luxury residential swimming pools, were recently awarded two Gold Awards in the Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association (SPATA) National Design...

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9 recruits in 90 days

Posted on the 21 February 2012

Mediaworks, the region's leading online marketing company, has expanded its team with 9 new recruits within the past 90 days, to facilitate its epic number of client wins over the past 6months.The company, that now employs 34 members of staff was established in 2007 by young busi...

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Marketing expert broadens her horizons

Posted on the 20 February 2012

Newcastle-based strategic marketing company, Horizonworks Marketing, has appointed Jen Dugdale to boost its growing team. Jen joins the team of seven at an exciting time as the company has recently moved into larger premises in the centre of Newcastle at the i6 enterprise centre...

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