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Encore Release Final Accounts

Posted on the 10 August 2011

Encore Envelopes have released details of their final accounts for the year ended 30th November 2010:  As per the Directors Report, we are pleased to report a profit before tax of £1.99 million - an increase of 5.5% when compared with the previous year (£1.8...

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Big jump in revenues at Explain

Posted on the 8 August 2011

Explain, the Newcastle based customer insight and engagement specialist, has seen a huge jump in revenues in the first quarter of the new financial year that started in April. Sales grew by 44% on the back of strong demand for financial services research from Yorkshire and Skipto...

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Further funding as Tom Maxfield joins SEO start-up

Posted on the 8 August 2011

A Sunderland start-up has secured an additional £72,000 investment from Northstar Ventures, and appointed entrepreneur Tom Maxfield as a non-executive director to help with its growth plans.The cash represents a significant investment from the Finance for Business North Eas...

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North East PR company branches out with new contract

Posted on the 5 August 2011

Christmas has come early for a North East PR consultancy which has been handpicked to promote the sale of real trees this year.The British Christmas Tree Growers Association (BCTGA) is looking to promote the importance of buying a real Christmas tree to support its members and ha...

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Nine Heralds A New Era

Posted on the 4 August 2011

Two software business experts have joined forces to launch a unique world-class coding agency set to change the face of the industry. Successful software entrepreneur David Frame and high profile digital strategist Andy Walton have launched a joint venture called Nine, which inte...

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Tharsus Provides Food For Thought In New Pallet Design

Posted on the 1 August 2011

Tharsus engineering has helped commercialise a unique smart pallet which is set to revolutionise global fresh food transportation. biofresh, a Newcastle University spin-out business, approached Tharsus to improve and manufacture their smart pallet; an innovative product that exte...

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Enterprise Spark To Be Lit Amongst Gateshead Families

Posted on the 1 August 2011

Families living in Gateshead are to benefit from a new scheme that will help them learn how to set up their own business thanks to a brand new programme launched by enterprise education provider Young Enterprise. Awarded by Gateshead Council, Young Enterprise won a competitive bi...

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Tharsus Kick-Starts the Season for Young Football Stars

Posted on the 26 July 2011

TYNESIDE engineering firm Tharsus has proudly announced its sponsorship of newly formed under sevens football team of the DNL Builders Football Club. With Tharsus headquarters based in Hebburn the local Jarrow team, known as the Bulldogs, was a first choice for the engineering fi...

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Race starts for prestigious design centre space

Posted on the 22 July 2011

North East creative businesses are expected to be vying for a place in a £9.9m Tyneside design centre after Gateshead Council today started accepting applications for studios.The brand new Northern Design Centre, under construction in Baltic Business Quarter at Gateshead Qu...

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Girl Power at Startup Business Awards

Posted on the 22 July 2011

The winners of the innovative uStartup Awards were revealed at the grand final last night (July 21st) at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. The four category winners were named as Jackie Sewell of Tomlinson's Café & Bunkhouse, Michelle Matthews of TestCal, Susan Callcut...

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