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Tharsus helps Blyth's youths sail to success

Posted on the 2 November 2011

Tharsus design and engineering has shown its spirit for adventure by offering support to the Blyth Tall Ship Project, which was launched by the Duchess of Northumberland.As a local design and engineering firm with two sites in Blyth, Tharsus wanted to show its support for th...

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Tech experts helps keep wheels turning for Unipres

Posted on the 1 November 2011

Technology expert SITS Group has beaten national competitors to a major deal to transform the IT infrastructure at £146m turnover automotive parts giant Unipres UK.The year-long project will improve efficiency as Unipres gears up production on the back of an increased order...

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Young developer has the X Factor

Posted on the 31 October 2011

Software coding agency Nine has discovered its latest software superstar to add to an already expanding team just three months after launching the company.Philip Windsor, 26 from Chester-le-Street, joined the young company a month ago as software developer, working in a client fa...

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PwC urges North East businesses to take advantage of Patent Box relief

Posted on the 26 October 2011

Innovative businesses in the North East are this week being urged to act now in order to reap the benefits of the Government's proposed Patent Box relief. The call comes from experts from PwC in the North East just weeks after an extensive public consultation exercise by HM Reven...

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Consultancy helps Silverbean achieve record growth

Posted on the 21 October 2011

A leading digital marketing agency has set out plans to create new jobs and expand its national and international presence after enlisting the help of a business growth specialist.North East agency Silverbean, who are one of the region's largest digital marketing agencies, has dr...

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Explain create new placement positions

Posted on the 21 October 2011

Explain, the Newcastle based insights agency, has just added 2 new staff to its team of researchers from two of the region's rival universities.Colette Stevens and Graham Goodings have joined as placements for the next 12 months and each will spend time working in the qualitativ...

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Communication experts to help regional businesses take flight

Posted on the 20 October 2011

The man whose guerilla marketing tactics hijacked a British Airways press launch is coming to the region to show how innovative PR thinking can steal your competitors' headlines, no matter how big they are.The former head of PR at easyJet, James Rothnie, was behind one of the mos...

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Freedoms in Sunderland

Posted on the 19 October 2011

Honorary Freedoms of the City have been conferred upon three sons of Sunderland.The three - Mr John Mawston, Sir Bob Murray CBE and Sir Peter Vardy - were nominated by city councillors for the significant contributions they have made to the city.This is only the third time that i...

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Arch is born

Posted on the 19 October 2011

A fast-expanding North East web development company has completely rebranded itself in celebration of its seventh birthday. Having significantly grown its product portfolio and client base over the last few years, Gateshead-based UKC Design has been renamed as Arch to represent t...

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Luxury services firm flying high thanks to partnership

Posted on the 18 October 2011

A North East luxury services company has secured a partnership with a private jet charter company which will see the business' growth take flight. Stockton-based Elite Services UK, which specialises in providing luxury serviced apartments and chauffeuring services, has joined for...

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