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20,000 Extra Tenners Up For Grabs To Help More North East Students Make Money To Make A Difference

Posted on the 11 February 2010

Enterprise UK’s eagerly anticipated annual ‘Make Your Mark with a Tenner’ competition is doubling in size, offering twice as many North East students the opportunity to make money and make a difference with a £10 loan.Thanks to a grant of £250,000 fr...

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Entrepreneurs Prepare For A Mountain Of A Challenge

Posted on the 10 February 2010

An intrepid team of successful North East entrepreneurs are set to scale new heights by embarking on the challenge of a lifetime. The businessmen and women, who are all members or associates of the Entrepreneurs' Forum, are to trek the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp –...

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Croft Takeover Boosts Growth For TSG

Posted on the 8 February 2010

North East-based Technology Services Group (TSG) has made it's 23rd acquisition, following the takeover of Newcastle firm Croft Technology - a firm specialising in network design and installation, disaster recover and business continuity.  Launched in 2003, TS...

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Seminar Reveals Cloud's Silver Lining

Posted on the 5 February 2010

Forward thinking IT experts made full use of the opportunity to learn more about the future of computing at a recent major North East seminar. As befits any gathering of advanced technology pundits, there were plenty of intriguingly named software programmes to discuss, and a cou...

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Entrepreneurship Research Highlights Massive Untapped Potential

Posted on the 3 February 2010

Results of a national enterprise research study could dramatically increase the number of people in the North East who are looking to explore their entrepreneurial potential. The ‘Untapped Potential’ research, unveiled at an event hosted by Enterprise UK and One North...

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Red Box Score With National Football Centre

Posted on the 3 February 2010

Red Box Design Group are celebrating after announcing their involvement in the new National Football Centre. Founded by Alan J Smith OBE, Red Box successfully bid to design the new soccer academy to be known as St George’s Park, at Burton on Trent, in Staffordshire, located...

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New Year Sees The 'O' Grow

Posted on the 2 February 2010

The North east’s outstanding public relations consultancy of the year is continuing its previous year of growth by appointing a new senior account manager to work on the host of new client wins. Chrissie Gardiner has joined O Communications with ten years’ experience...

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Newcastle Gateshead welcomes R&B to steering committee

Posted on the 29 January 2010

R&B Group director, Antony Crerar, is delighted to have been selected by Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau, to become part of their steering committee. As one of the convention bureau’s early members, Antony is now looking forward to becoming more heavily involved,...

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TV Dragon Challenges North East Teens To Turn Tenners Into Turnover

Posted on the 28 January 2010

Peter Jones, star of TV’s Dragon’s Den, and Chairman of business-led enterprise campaign Enterprise UK, today invited young people from the North East to enter Make Your Mark with a Tenner. Now in its third year, the highly successful nationwide competition challenges...

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Digital Agency Is A Driving Force Thanks To Top Industry Award

Posted on the 20 January 2010

Award winning digital agency Orange Bus is celebrating after securing another top industry accolade. Beating off stiff competition, the Newcastle agency was recognised and announced as The North East Digital Agency of the Year by leading industry magazine The Drum. In the ‘...

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