Member News

Research rethinks the future of access to finance

Posted on the 20 June 2012

Entrepreneurs and SMEs need more support to help them understand what providers of debt and equity capital require; also that support needs to be more clearly signposted, all of this, according to new research from Northumbria University's Newcastle Business School.Newcastle Busi...

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Houghton International to hold apprentice recruitment open day

Posted on the 20 June 2012

Fast growing Walker based electrical mechanical engineers Houghton International are  to hold an Apprentice Recruitment Open Day on Wednesday 4th July where they aim to recruit a number of full time apprentices to join the team in autumn 2012.Interested applicants will be ab...

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Record results for Ward Hadaway

Posted on the 18 June 2012

Law firm Ward Hadaway has seen its annual turnover break the £30m barrier for the first time as it enjoyed a fourth consecutive year of growth.Figures from the UK Top 100 law firm show that turnover in the year to the end of April 2012 grew by 6% to £30m with profit r...

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A Cuppa Full of Success

Posted on the 13 June 2012

Tea-For-Two is just the ticket for North East spa owners who have launched light lunches and afternoon teas in the grounds of their Northumbrian retreat.  Serving traditional cuppas with homemade scones, cupcakes and sandwiches, the stylish dining area, which also spill...

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Muckle LLP Expands Employment Team

Posted on the 13 June 2012

Leading North East commercial law firm, Muckle LLP, is expanding its employment services group with the addition of two new solicitors.CambridgeUniversity law graduate, Frances Barker, joins Muckle LLP from Eversheds LLP, Newcastle. Prior to that Frances trained and worked at Add...

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Eastquay Moves South Following New Business Success

Posted on the 11 June 2012

A Newcastle -based IT firm which has exceeded its targets and witnessed a year of high growth has opened a Leeds office following a surge of new contracts outside the region. Based in Newcastle's bourgeoning creative quarter Ouseburn Valley, within its first year EastQuay IT has...

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Gott Gears Up For London

Posted on the 11 June 2012

North East motor equipment supplier Gott Technical Services is accelerating its growth targets after securing a major contract in London.   The family business in Morpeth has secured a substantial order from national motor retailer Vertu Motors to supply and install two...

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Brewin Dolphin invite you to hear from Forum board member John Waterworth

Posted on the 8 June 2012

John Waterworth, Chief Executive Officer of Parkdean Holidays and also Board Member of the Entrepreneurs' Forum, will be unveiling his fascinating entrepreneurial journey at a great event hosted by our corporate partners, Brewin Dolphin. Please read on for more details and if you...

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Three join Forum board

Posted on the 6 June 2012

Three successful businessmen with a proven track record across a broad spectrum of industries have joined the board of the Entrepreneurs' Forum.Brian Jobling, Graham Robb and Alastair Waite will help guide the Forum as it fulfils its mission to provide a dynamic entrepreneurial e...

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Learn from Forum members at Internet Icons event

Posted on the 6 June 2012

Here at the Entrepreneurs' Forum we'd like to make you aware of a great event coming up hosted by BIPC Newcastle at City Library, including many of our members as speakers. This special event has some incredibly inspiring entrepreneurs telling their tales of online success and in...

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