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Transformation & Growth. That's Better.

Posted on the 28 February 2012

After a year of transformation in 2011, Better, the Stokesly based branding agency, has a vision of growth for 2012. Managing Director Mark Easby said, "We've matured and grown dramatically since setting up in 2008, and with our exciting plans for growth it's time to up our...

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North East entrepreneur's unique way to raise investment

Posted on the 22 February 2012

A North East entrepreneur is hoping to raise £180,000 to finance a new and innovative way for small businesses to communicate with their customers. A former young entrepreneur of the year who was responsible for last year's uStartup Business Awards, Richard Laverick will us...

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Routes To Investment Workshops Starting Soon

Posted on the 22 February 2012

If you're looking for funding for growth, a series of workshops launched by North East Access To Finance may be of interest to you.Previous attendees have benefited from help to refine their business plans, greater understanding of the funding sources available and, most importan...

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Whitewaters make a splash at national awards ceremony

Posted on the 21 February 2012

An award winning Sunderland firm is celebrating its tenth year in style. Whitewaters, specialists in the design and construction of luxury residential swimming pools, were recently awarded two Gold Awards in the Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association (SPATA) National Design...

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9 recruits in 90 days

Posted on the 21 February 2012

Mediaworks, the region's leading online marketing company, has expanded its team with 9 new recruits within the past 90 days, to facilitate its epic number of client wins over the past 6months.The company, that now employs 34 members of staff was established in 2007 by young busi...

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Marketing expert broadens her horizons

Posted on the 20 February 2012

Newcastle-based strategic marketing company, Horizonworks Marketing, has appointed Jen Dugdale to boost its growing team. Jen joins the team of seven at an exciting time as the company has recently moved into larger premises in the centre of Newcastle at the i6 enterprise centre...

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TSG strikes gold to join prestigious group of Microsoft partners

Posted on the 17 February 2012

North East technology company TSG has struck gold in a tough test of its services by global software giant Microsoft.The IT support business is now among only one per cent of the 650,000 Microsoft Partners worldwide good enough to achieve gold in a string of top level competencie...

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Digital agency welcomes royal visit

Posted on the 17 February 2012

His Royal Highness, The Duke of York KG, visited digital specialist AYO Media in Gateshead to learn about how it along with other creative businesses are providing growth in the economy and employment for young people. Prince Andrew visited the rapidly expanding web development f...

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The North East has Gott a green future

Posted on the 15 February 2012

Leading motor equipment supplier Gott Technical Services has completed the installation of cutting-edge green vehicle maintenance equipment at the new Nissan-based vehicle research and development workshop in a contract worth almost £50,000. The Performance Track in Washing...

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Law firm Muckle LLP helps football star in his charity challenge

Posted on the 15 February 2012

Leading commercial law firm Muckle LLP is helping former Newcastle United defender, Robbie Elliott, on his way to raising thousands of pounds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and Break through Breast Cancer.Robbie began planning the ‘Bike for Bobby' challenge after exper...

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