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North East project assists thousands across the UK

Posted on the 6 October 2011

A website devised and built on Tyneside is playing a key role in helping people across the UK reclaim money from mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) premiums. The Real Time Claims website (www.realtimeclaims.co.uk), which was built by Gateshead-based digital specialist AY...

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Three is the 'Better' Number!

Posted on the 4 October 2011

Three certainly is a better number for award winning local brand agency, Better as it celebrates both its third birthday and also three years of solid growth.Since its formation in 2008, in the midst of the economic recession, the Stokesley-based agency has gone from strength to...

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North East PR company is a singing sensation

Posted on the 4 October 2011

A top national bar chain is hitting all the right notes with its new state-of-the-art karaoke experience and has enlisted a Newcastle PR company to launch the brand.Tiger Tiger has launched Lucky Voice, a new private karaoke experience and it's brought Uniquethinking on board to...

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New offshore skills centre created on North Tyneside

Posted on the 30 September 2011

A new purpose-built offshore training centre, which will create up to 80 new jobs over the next three years and inject hundreds of thousands of pounds into the local economy, is to be built on North Tyneside.The Offshore Skills Centre is being developed by Advanced Industrial Sol...

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A return of the entrepreneurial spirit, says PwC

Posted on the 23 September 2011

Many businesses may still be feeling the after-effects of the credit crunch however, a return to entrepreneurial spirit is emerging from the economic downturn with private businesses aiming to achieve growth against the odds, say PwC. Private business owners are generally more ri...

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Nicholson's Transport strengthens its team

Posted on the 22 September 2011

A Teesside transport business has expanded its accounts team as it looks to emerge stronger from the recession.Billingham-based Nicholson's Transport has appointed Jim Sobotowski as its company accountant and he will operate across all of the Nicholson Group of companies.Mr Sobot...

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Pressing ahead with expansion

Posted on the 22 September 2011

Following a £10 million investment in a new North East headquarters earlier in the year, MetroMail is spending again to grow its business and safeguard jobs.One of the region's fastest growing companies, the direct marketing and mailing specialist has made its biggest ever...

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North East in the frame for biggest Art Fair yet

Posted on the 21 September 2011

Thousands of art lovers will descend on the banks of the River Tyne once again next week to experience one of the highlights of the cultural calendar, the fifth annual NewcastleGateshead Art Fair, which organisers promise will be the biggest and best yet.As previously, The Sage G...

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Delighted to announce our new Executive Director

Posted on the 20 September 2011

A leading figure in business and regional development has been announced as the new figurehead of the North East's premier organisation for entrepreneurs.Nicola Short was introduced to members of the Entrepreneurs' Forum last week at its sixth annual chairman's dinner.She has joi...

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PwC graduates won’t get ‘board’ of networking

Posted on the 20 September 2011

Professional services firm PwC organised a networking event with a difference for graduates of some of the top firms in the North East. Graduate trainees from PwC, Ward Hadaway, Watson Burton, Eversheds and Dickinson Dees battled it out with a game of Newcastle Monopoly. Over 40...

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