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New recruit opens up North East company to the Midlands

Posted on the 18 October 2011

Newcastle Upon Tyne based SITS Group has employed a top virtualisation sales executive outside the region to help expand the company into untapped areas. Nottingham based Tom Collier is the new sales executive for virtualisation and cloud computing specialist SITS Group. Tom will...

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Countdown begins for the region's winning women

Posted on the 17 October 2011

This year's shortlist for the awards that celebrate the North East's top female business leaders and entrepreneurial talent has finally been revealed.The 12th Annual North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards next month will bring together high-flying women from a variety o...

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Onyx Group receives £42m investment

Posted on the 17 October 2011

Today, ISIS Equity Partners (ISIS) together with the Onyx management team announced an investment worth £42 million in Onyx Group, a fast growing technology provider. ISIS now owns the majority of Onyx Group.In addition to funding the £27m purchase price, ISIS has com...

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John Hays receives Outstanding contribution award

Posted on the 13 October 2011

The TTG Awards were held at Londons Grosvenor House Hotel on Thursday 22nd September, these awards saw John Hays, Managing Director of Hays Travel win the TTG Outstanding Contribution to the travel industry award. The other finalists were Fiona Jeffrey of World Travel Market and...

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PwC skills day gives job seekers and homeless charity a helping hand

Posted on the 11 October 2011

Staff from PwC in the North East joined forces with two local charities as part of a firmwide community volunteering day. More than 100 staff from the Newcastle office took a day out from advising and consulting the region's top businesses and got their hands dirty in community a...

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Seasonal recruitment drive brings early Christmas present

Posted on the 6 October 2011

Contact centre and fulfillment specialist, Spark Response, is creating 150 temporary jobs to meet the demand of the Christmas rush.Gateshead-based Spark has started the recruitment drive as it prepares to meet the increased demand over the festive period.Spark is looking to bring...

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North East project assists thousands across the UK

Posted on the 6 October 2011

A website devised and built on Tyneside is playing a key role in helping people across the UK reclaim money from mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) premiums. The Real Time Claims website (www.realtimeclaims.co.uk), which was built by Gateshead-based digital specialist AY...

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Three is the 'Better' Number!

Posted on the 4 October 2011

Three certainly is a better number for award winning local brand agency, Better as it celebrates both its third birthday and also three years of solid growth.Since its formation in 2008, in the midst of the economic recession, the Stokesley-based agency has gone from strength to...

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North East PR company is a singing sensation

Posted on the 4 October 2011

A top national bar chain is hitting all the right notes with its new state-of-the-art karaoke experience and has enlisted a Newcastle PR company to launch the brand.Tiger Tiger has launched Lucky Voice, a new private karaoke experience and it's brought Uniquethinking on board to...

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New offshore skills centre created on North Tyneside

Posted on the 30 September 2011

A new purpose-built offshore training centre, which will create up to 80 new jobs over the next three years and inject hundreds of thousands of pounds into the local economy, is to be built on North Tyneside.The Offshore Skills Centre is being developed by Advanced Industrial Sol...

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