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Sir Jackie Shares His Words of Wisdom

Posted on the 2 February 2011

Racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart has been inspiring the North's company leaders with the canny Scot insight that has served him so well on the track and in business. The 71-year-old told the Entrepreneurs' Forum how his struggle with the written word caused him to take an alterna...

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App Proves No Risk For Security Team

Posted on the 26 January 2011

A global security firm that provides close protection services to international pop groups and Russian billionaires has chosen a South Tyneside software house to create a ‘James Bond style' top security iPhone application.Boldon-based technology experts DEF Apps d...

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Admiral Launches New Digital Service

Posted on the 24 January 2011

Admiral, known for its PR and public affairs service offering, has launched a dedicated digital arm, Admiral Digital.With offices in Newcastle, Manchester and London, the new digital team of three will provide: web design and development, Flash animation and online advertising, s...

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A Tough Year Says Economist, But Better Days To Come

Posted on the 18 January 2011

Entrepreneurs hold the key to driving forward the North East economy as it faces a squeeze on consumer spending over the next year, a leading economist has predicted. After a tough 12 months, the region should begin to see an improving economic picture over the next two or three...

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Hedgehog Lab Recruited To Talk At Top Tech Conference

Posted on the 10 January 2011

Software developer hedgehog lab is taking its mobile app expertise to the capital and beyond after being invited to present to the UK's top recruitment professionals at a dual city technology conference.Newcastle-based hedgehog lab has been making its name in its North East heart...

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Orange Bus Moves Up A Gear

Posted on the 17 December 2010

North East-based creative digital firm Orange Bus has taken on a commercial director as the fast-growing business embarks on its most aggressive growth plans to-date.Graham Thrower - who has extensive experience of growing businesses, raising finance, and strategic and advisory w...

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Sam Steps Up To People Role At Tech Firm

Posted on the 17 December 2010

Technology solutions company ITPS has appointed Sam Hepple to the newly-created role of human resources manager, as it aims to create new jobs and take staff numbers to over the 100 mark. Newcastle-born Sam joins the company after a six-year spell as senior HR adviser at Jackel I...

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New Investment Trainees At Brewin Dolphin

Posted on the 15 December 2010

Newcastle's Brewin Dolphin Investment Management firm has made two new appointments to support the firm's strategic growth plans. Vicky Casebourne and Tom Solly took up their posts in October as trainee investment managers. Vicky, a former student of Durham University studied ant...

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Unplugged Event Increases Stellar Line-Up

Posted on the 15 December 2010

To mark the closing day of Global Entrepreneurship Week, If We Can You Can is hosting an Unplugged event in partnership with Get British Business Online, with very special guests who have made their mark in the online industries and are keen to share their thoughts and experience...

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R//evolution Buck The Trend

Posted on the 15 December 2010

Despite concerns over the region's economy, Hexham based r//evolution marketing are bucking the economic trend with a record number of new business wins over recent weeks.In September r//evolution were appointed to provide branding, brochure design and exhibition material for BER...

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