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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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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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