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Expert Pushing Tyneside Software Business Nationally

Posted on the 29 June 2011

Leading software house for the public sector planning and highways departments, DEF Software has enlisted a local government software expert to lead plans to grow the company's market share. Joining DEF Software with 23 years public sector experience, Barry Thompson has previousl...

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O unveils its new look

Posted on the 27 June 2011

AWARD-winning PR agency O Communications has turned its expertise on itself and unveiled a fresh new look as it flies past the five-year mark in business. The growing Ouseburn-based firm is simplifying its brand identity to OPR, in reflection of its growing niche focus as an inde...

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Having your cake and eating it

Posted on the 23 June 2011

Although many employers express concern about employing too many women in their business, one company is showing how to make the most of female talent and embrace all that goes with it. Explain, the research and customer insight agency based in Newcastle, is experiencing a huge g...

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Announcing the winners of the 2011 IWCYC Challenge

Posted on the 23 June 2011

We can today announce the winners of the ‘If we can, you can' Challenge 2011, the North East's regional business competition which celebrates entrepreneurship. Click here to see who wonCarole Beverly, CEO of the Entrepreneurs' Forum said: "I am delighted for all the wi...

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Annual Award Winners Honoured At Conference

Posted on the 26 May 2011

Two businesswomen operating in completely contrasting sectors have been honoured by fellow entrepreneurs at a prestigious awards ceremony.View footage of the awards at EntrepreneursForum.TVSara Davies has been designing, manufacturing and retailing tools and materials for crafter...

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Entrepreneurs Needed For Research Project

Posted on the 26 May 2011

The Entrepreneurs' Forum is collaborating with the KITE Research Centre at Newcastle University on a project to study how the entrepreneurial mind works and factors that can influence entrepreneurial decisions and actions.We are organising a panel of 80 entrepreneurs to participa...

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Entrepreneurs encouraged to get up early, be up to speed and up front

Posted on the 25 May 2011

Who am I, what do I want to achieve and how big is my dream? These questions, and many more, were posed by special guest speaker Kevin Gaskell, chairman of Achilles Group, at an open event entitled "A Drive to Succeed" hosted by Entrepreneurs' Forum founding chairman, S...

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Better Recruits For Growth

Posted on the 24 May 2011

Award-winning brand agency, Better has made a key appointment due to the growing demand for its brand and marketing services.Julie Moore, who takes up the role of Studio Manager, joined Better from Codeworks Connect, one of the North East's leading membership organisations and co...

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Entrepreneurs Urged To Sieze Opportunities At Forum Conference

Posted on the 20 May 2011

Pioneering entrepreneurs were urged yesterday to take the plunge, seize opportunities and help lead the country on a path to recovery.North-East businessmen and women renowned for their entrepreneurial zeal were also asked to take part in a university study to see how their uniqu...

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Canadian sports bar kicks into action with help from Newcastle PR agency

Posted on the 18 May 2011

A Newcastle PR consultancy is helping a top Canadian hotel and sports bar operator launch its first venue across the pond here in the North East.Shark Club Sports Bar and Grill, an award-winning chain in Western Canada, is opening its first European venue in Newcastle this August...

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