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Drinking in success

Posted on the 11 January 2012

Just as the rest of the world is giving up booze for the New Year, Newcastle's Keltie Cochrane is toasting an illustration contract with America's top selling wine brand.The Toffee Factory-based creative agency's illustration skills that have featured in Time Out New York and Rol...

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Brett Jacobson, Mediaworks, Named As Young Business Executive of the Year 2011

Posted on the 9 January 2012

Managing Director of Mediaworks, Brett Jacobson, won Young Business Executive of the Year 2011 at the 28th North East Business Executive of the Year Awards, run by The Journal and the Evening Gazette, which took place at the Newcastle Marriott Hotel, Gosforth Park on Thursday, 17...

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Don’t be caught out by transport rules

Posted on the 4 January 2012

A specialist logistics and distribution company is warning businesses not to be caught out by regulations over what they can and cannot carry on the road.Nicholson's Transport is the only North East haulier licensed by the Hazchem Network to carry hazardous and dangerous goods an...

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A flying start for graduates in the region

Posted on the 20 December 2011

41 students are the latest to graduate from a unique degree programme in the North East, now recruiting for its tenth year. The BA (Honours) Business Accounting and Finance degree is a programme offered in collaboration with Newcastle University, professional services firm PwC an...

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Stockton Council invests in future business stars

Posted on the 19 December 2011

Stockton Council and charity Young Enterprise are inspiring young people to become budding entrepreneurs.The Council's Enterprise Culture Project is working alongside the Young Enterprise Company Programme to offer year-long enterprise projects in Yarm School, Thornaby Academy, S...

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Tyneside digital company to open Manchester office

Posted on the 19 December 2011

Fast-growing AYO Media is set to expand its digital operations with the launch of a new office in the North West. The Gateshead-based web development firm will have a base in the old rag trade district of Manchester, not far from the city's Northern Quarter, an area renowned for...

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A year to celebrate for Harland

Posted on the 13 December 2011

As the end of the year approaches, local company, Harland Corporation, has a lot to look back on and celebrate.Despite the recession, the past year has seen the Seaham-based business double its turnover and increase its website traffic by 100 percent, to over one million visitors...

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Vivienne's new role in the fast lane

Posted on the 8 December 2011

Morpeth businesswoman Vivienne Gibbs has revved up her career with a newly created role at growing family garage equipment firm Gott Technical Services.After seeing a 35 percent increase in turnover last year, Gott is motoring ahead with the recruitment of Vivienne as its first e...

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North East PR company sparkles at Downing Street

Posted on the 7 December 2011

Christmas cheer was in the air at 10 Downing Street last week following the arrival of its festive fir tree, and a local PR company was there to spawn media coverage of the event.The British Christmas Tree Growers Association (BCTGA), which champions the use of sustainable real C...

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PwC Pantomime 2012

Posted on the 6 December 2011

PwC Pantomime 2012 Aladdin 9th - 11th February Journal Tyne Theatre As pantomime season gets underway across the country, PwC are taking the popular format to a whole new level. Each year PwC produce a pantomime which is solely managed and performed by their staff. It is of a pro...

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