Member News

New Spa Style Beauty Salon Creates a Touch of Glamour in Thornaby

Posted on the 16 April 2012

 A local female Entrepreneur who already runs two businesses is opening two new salons in Thornaby, bringing a touch of glamour to the area and creating several much needed new jobs.Hayley Lumby from Wynyard in conjunction with Emily Parsons and Sam Mannion-Mulgrew are set t...

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C2M Makes A Breakthrough With New Multipurpose Recycled Material

Posted on the 12 April 2012

C2M (UK) Ltd, the North East's leading business support company for ‘Green' Innovation, has been awarded €800K from the EU Eco Innovation fund to manufacture and launch a brand new material which promises to revolutionise the UK and European construction industry. C2M...

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Sky Tyne and Wear Launches App To Keep Up With Demand

Posted on the 12 April 2012

Sky Tyne and Wear, Sky's local news, sports and community engagement website currently being piloted in the North East, will today (12 April) launch a new mobile app so people can get the latest local news, sport and events listings on the move. Sky Tyne and Wear was launched ear...

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Digital agency dips toe in local talent pool

Posted on the 10 April 2012

Rapidly expanding digital firm AYO Media has taken on several talented apprentices at its new Tyneside-based headquarters as the agency continues its impressive growth.Amy Chambers, Jason Nixon and Sarah Denholm have all joined the firm through the Gateshead Council and Gateshead...

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Gentoo becomes one of the first Green Deal pioneers

Posted on the 5 April 2012

North East based people, property and planet organisation, Gentoo, has become one of the UK's first Green Deal pioneers that will work towards becoming an accredited Green Deal Provider after signing an agreement with the Government.Gentoo have joined a group containing 22 organi...

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durhamlane Masterclasses Offer Opportunity To Brush Up On Sales Skills

Posted on the 5 April 2012

Newcastle based sales performance company; durhamlane has launched a series of Sales Masterclasses aimed at helping businesses ‘Sell at a Higher Level'These short, sharp and engaging sessions, which are being hosted by Muckle LLP in Newcastle, have been developed by Forum m...

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New Ideas On The Agenda For Exchange Delegates

Posted on the 28 March 2012

What exactly is and isn't corporate entrepreneurship? What are the challenges of establishing it and the benefits of doing so? What are the benefits to your organisation and you? What should businesses be doing to recruit and train entrepreneurial individuals? And what opportunit...

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Freddie Fletcher appointed to the Board of TallTree Pictures

Posted on the 28 March 2012

A highly respected Tyneside businessman has been appointed non-executive Chairman of TallTree Pictures - the film company behind Harrigan, a gritty thriller starring Stephen Tompkinson which was recently shot in the North East.Freddie Fletcher has achieved great success in the di...

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Charging Forward

Posted on the 26 March 2012

  When Eddie Czestochowski set up Cell Pack Solutions he had a simple aim, to be self employed and to be in charge of his own destiny. Based in a managed Business Centre in South Shields, the company grew steadily and now employs over 20 people, producing special Custom Batt...

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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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