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Tharsus Kick-Starts the Season for Young Football Stars

Posted on the 26 July 2011

TYNESIDE engineering firm Tharsus has proudly announced its sponsorship of newly formed under sevens football team of the DNL Builders Football Club. With Tharsus headquarters based in Hebburn the local Jarrow team, known as the Bulldogs, was a first choice for the engineering fi...

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Race starts for prestigious design centre space

Posted on the 22 July 2011

North East creative businesses are expected to be vying for a place in a £9.9m Tyneside design centre after Gateshead Council today started accepting applications for studios.The brand new Northern Design Centre, under construction in Baltic Business Quarter at Gateshead Qu...

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Girl Power at Startup Business Awards

Posted on the 22 July 2011

The winners of the innovative uStartup Awards were revealed at the grand final last night (July 21st) at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. The four category winners were named as Jackie Sewell of Tomlinson's Café & Bunkhouse, Michelle Matthews of TestCal, Susan Callcut...

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Activity Holiday Specialist Launches Northern Lights Experience

Posted on the 21 July 2011

Morpeth based activity holiday specialist Activities Abroad are set for expansion after launching The Aurora Zone, ten holidays based around experiencing the wonder of the Northern Lights at a time when NASA are forecasting the best Auroras for 50 years.Director Alistair McLean,...

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Zenith People drive home the money for St. Clare's

Posted on the 20 July 2011

A charity Golf Day organised by recruitment consultants Zenith People for St. Clare's Hospice raised over £1,000 to help patient services in the Jarrow based Hospice. Alan Metcalfe, General Manager and Dan Barton, Marketing Consultant from Zenith People handed over the fina...

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PwC appoints a new partner and four new directors in Newcastle

Posted on the 19 July 2011

PwC in Newcastle is delighted to announce the promotion of Jonathan Greenaway to partner, Kevin Barnard, Richard Podd, Asam Malik and Mark Menton to directors. The appointments further strengthen the team in the North East office across assurance, tax and advisory. Jonathan Green...

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Winners of North East Startup Business Awards to be Announced

Posted on the 19 July 2011

The winners of the innovative uStartup Awards will be announced on Thursday (July 21st) after numerous North East businesses entered the unique competition. The 12 shortlisted candidates from around the North East region will find out if they have won at a black tie ceremony at t...

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Chapters Leads the World in Wine Education

Posted on the 12 July 2011

Having sold Bells Stores to Sainsbury and bought local Chapters Hotel in Stokesley, Steven Bell has applied the same principle of investing in staff training and development to enhance the customer experience and retain a local, educated and enthusiastic team. It is this forward...

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Law Firm Invests In Growth

Posted on the 7 July 2011

Tech experts ITPS have helped law firm Watson Burton to boost service provision through a key investment in a new IT infrastructure.The investment, which will see the firm increase productivity and speed up the flow of communications, will build on Watson Burton's...

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Why companies confuse social media with customer engagement

Posted on the 4 July 2011

Spend a little time looking at some of the corporate posts on Facebook and you soon realise that many companies simply don't understand social media and as a result confuse its benefits, believing  it performs some sort of strategic, interactive, customer focussed role. As a...

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