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Expanding Software Firm Makes A Big Move

Posted on the 7 April 2011

SOUTH TYNESIDE software developers DEF Software and DEF Apps have gone mobile again by moving to premises seven times larger to cope with their planned expansion.After a highly successful start to the year seeing DEF Software alone taking an order book of almost £300,000, t...

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Lynch Celebrates Wearside Win

Posted on the 4 April 2011

A young Sunderland entrepreneur is celebrating after landing the ‘Newcomer of the Year' award in the Wearside heat of the The Journal's North East Business Awards, held last week at The Stadium of Light.David Lynch, managing director of Lynch Healthcare said of the win: &qu...

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North East software company bags three awards in a week

Posted on the 31 March 2011

Sunderland-based software firm Guroo is celebrating scooping three awards in just a week.The company provides online educational resources, helping teachers in secondary schools and colleges to use online interactive materials, such as videos and podcasts, as part of their teachi...

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The Champagne Was Flowing

Posted on the 24 March 2011

Inspirational business leader Sir Peter Vardy has unveiled Eliesha's Customer First UK Award plaque - putting the Customer First is the National Standard for Customer Service and has its roots in professional business services.  Eliesha Training was formed 10 years ago...

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Orange Bus Takes Charity Site Live As Reports Of Cyber Bullying Rise

Posted on the 23 March 2011

Creative digital agency Orange Bus has completed the design and build of a new website for Family Lives - a national charity that provides 24-hour help and support to families across the UK.As reported incidents of cyber bullying continue to rise, Family Lives is calling for stro...

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Teesside's role in Plugged-in Places receives major boost

Posted on the 22 March 2011

The region's role as a hub for electric vehicles received a major boost this week when Peugeot held the press launch of its first 100% electric vehicle in Stockton.Simon Bailes Peugeot was last year appointed as the first Peugeot dealership in the UK to start taking orders for th...

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2011 'If We Can You Can' Challenge Launches

Posted on the 17 March 2011

 This week marks the launch of the fourth pan-regional ‘If we can, you can' Challenge, that encourages all aspiring and established business owners to show their entrepreneurial flair. The challenge calls upon any individual who is thinking of starting up or looking to...

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Bell Truck & Van Scoop Mercedes-Benz Award

Posted on the 11 March 2011

A North East truck and van sales firm is celebrating its continuing success after winning two national awards from Mercedes-Benz in recognition of their sales achievements. Bell Truck and Van's Alan Dale, group truck sales manager, outperformed 20 other sales managers to become M...

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Inside Our World

Posted on the 4 March 2011

Have you ever wished you could step inside someone else's world and be granted exclusive access to their experience and expertise? After 40 years as an industry leader in the design and print of marketing communications, AlphaGraphics has revealed the launch of their first ever p...

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Top ONE Executive Joins Explain

Posted on the 3 March 2011

 Dr Simon Goon has joined Explain, the Newcastle based customer engagement and research company, to spearhead their new business development programme across the UK.Simon is an internationally experienced business development professional, having worked with companies of all...

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