Member News

Round 3 of the Regional Growth Fund set to help achieve further growth in the North East

Posted on the 26 March 2012

Round 3 of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) opened for bids on 23 February with the aim of delivering a further £1bn into the economy to encourage local enterprise, growth and job creation across a range of sectors. PwC has supported a number of organisations across the UK in...

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Recruitment Firm Adds To Team As Turnover Rises to £2.75m

Posted on the 21 March 2012

A recruitment firm based in the region has had a double boost as it appoints a new member of staff to its training division and posts a healthy turnover of £2.75million. South Tyneside based Zenith People, which traditionally recruits for the Engineering and Manufacturing s...

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Startup Weekend Announces April Launch In Newcastle

Posted on the 21 March 2012

The UK's first Startup Weekend outside London and Cambridge will take place 20 - 22 April 2012 at Newcastle University Business School.Startup Weekend is a world-renowned, 54-hour startup event that provides the networking, resources, and incentives for individuals and teams...

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Entrepreneurs' Forum Annual Business Awards

Posted on the 20 March 2012

Help us find the North East's top entrepreneurs The cream of North East business will be honoured once again when The Entrepreneurs' Forum celebrates excellence in entrepreneurial achievement at its prestigious annual conference and awards ceremony on 17th May.This year it is tru...

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Meet the WINners

Posted on the 15 March 2012

Following the success of The North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2011, Women into the Network would like to invite members and non-members alike to our Meet the WINners Event on Wednesday 28th March at 6pm. The Event is free of charge courtesy of Brewin Dolphin and i...

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Chauffering Firm Locks Down Passenger Privacy Thanks To Counter Surveillance Partnership

Posted on the 15 March 2012

A leading North East chauffeuring company has increased its commitment to protect passengers and their privacy whilst travelling thanks to a new counter surveillance partnership.    With the ever-increasing demands from passengers, especially high profile individua...

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Partner at Muckle LLP elected President of Newcastle upon Tyne Law Society

Posted on the 14 March 2012

Rob Langley, partner and head of the Construction and Engineering Team at leading commercial law firm Muckle LLP has been elected President of Newcastle upon Tyne Law Society for 2012/13. The appointment recognises Rob's national reputation as a solicitor in the region. This pres...

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May the force be with Keltie Cochrane

Posted on the 12 March 2012

The creative experts at Keltie Cochrane are excited for the launch of the final in the latest series of Star Wars novels this month - particularly as they designed the front covers and online trailer. San Francisco based Lucas Film Ltd is due to release ‘Apocalypse' around...

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Gott kits out mechanics of the future

Posted on the 9 March 2012

Young men with behavioural difficulties in Northumberland are now fully kitted out to learn how to be motor mechanics thanks to the support of local garage equipment supplier Gott Technical Services. Atkinson House School in Seghill, which is for boys aged 11 to 16, who have seve...

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Benfield Expands in Sunderland with £5 million Ford dealership

Posted on the 7 March 2012

 The North East's largest Motor Group, Benfield is continuing its expansion plans with the announcement it is building a flagship £5 million Ford Dealership in Sunderland.The proposed Ford retail outlet on Newcastle Road in Sunderland follows Benfield's acquisition of...

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