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North East IT Experts Help National Park Make Dramatic Energy Savings

Posted on the 24 February 2010

Management at the Lake District National Park – England’s largest National Park - have turned to a North East IT specialist for help in boosting efficiency and reducing their environmental impact by the equivalent of planting 600 trees. Experts from Gateshead-based IT...

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Spark Response Expands Service Portfolio With New Storage Solutions

Posted on the 16 February 2010

Gateshead-based contact centre and fulfilment specialist Spark Response is offering a new storage service to local businesses as part of its service portfolio expansion. Spark has undergone a major business turnaround in the last three years, restructuring its sales and marketing...

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Business Chiefs Urged To Join Enterprise 2020 Vision

Posted on the 15 February 2010

Students from across the region helped employers to ‘see clearly,’ recently as they launched Young Enterprise North East’s (YENE) new ‘2020 Vision’ appeal by donning giant sunglasses in the shape of ‘2020’. The 2020 Vision is YENE’s...

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Newcastle Students Bag Themselves Enterprise Trading Awards

Posted on the 12 February 2010

Newcastle students swept the board at the annual Young Enterprise North East (YENE) Trade Fair, where they were awarded by the standard of their business ideas and selling skills. A record 44 student companies, who have set up their own businesses as part of their Young Enterpris...

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Silvermoor Gallops Nationwide

Posted on the 12 February 2010

The refusal of horse owners to neglect their animals during tough economic times has helped a Northumberland firm to a 36% surge in sales this year. And, such is the demand for Alnwick-based Silvermoor’s horse feed, that the company is now planning to invest £250,000...

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Mixing Buisness With Leisure

Posted on the 11 February 2010

The Newcastle Falcons have offered members and friends of the Entrepreneurs' Forum - and their business guests - an excellent package for the London Irish match on Saturday 20th February. There will be a buffet lunch served at 3:30pm with a 5:30pm kick off. The package...

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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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