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Entrepreneurs Ready To Rock And Roll For TCT

Posted on the 23 September 2010

A charity ball will be the pick of the pops next month as generous North East entrepreneurs and guests dig deep for Teenage Cancer Trust. Members of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum will be celebrating the very best in rock and pop history at the “Teenage Kicks all Through th...

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Forum Chairman Issues Rallying Cry

Posted on the 21 September 2010

A rallying call has gone out to entrepreneurs across the North East to use their talent and innovation to lead the region strongly out of the recession. Three high profile business leaders each offered inspiring messages of encouragement to the private sector saying entrepreneurs...

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Chemical firm looks to double sales

Posted on the 20 September 2010

A North East chemical firm expects to double sales over the next three years and increase turnover from £5m to £10m. Exwold Technology, which operates from three sites in Hartlepool and Billingham has secured a £250,000 investment from UK Steel Enterprise, the C...

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Supermarket Sweep For Trend Bible

Posted on the 20 September 2010

A Newcastle firm has bagged all of the ‘big four’ supermarket chains following its latest win to provide its trend forecasting services to ASDA Home and Leisure. In the last three years, consumer forecasting experts Trend Bible has beaten off national rivals to work w...

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Hats Off To Tyneside PR Firm

Posted on the 16 September 2010

PR agency O Communications is celebrating an industry award hat trick after being shortlisted for the Chartered Institute of PR’s top regional award for the third year running. The Newcastle firm, which despite 2009’s global recession, grew by 40 percent last year and...

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Agency gains a cool 19 nominations

Posted on the 16 September 2010

Public relations company Cool Blue Brand Communications is topping off a year of expansion and growth with a record-breaking 19 shortlistings in the annual industry awards!Earlier this year the firm which has its HQ in the Tees Valley opened a second office in Newcastle to servic...

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Cornerstone Sets Sights On £3.5m In Two Years

Posted on the 13 September 2010

A Stockton-based business solutions company which has more than doubled in size and won scores of industry awards in its first two years has now set its sights on hitting a £3.5m turnover by 2012. Cornerstone Business Solutions - which was founded by Chris Petty in June 200...

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hedgehog lab books itself into luxury hotel

Posted on the 13 September 2010

Software developer hedgehog lab has finished creating its first high-tech booking system for the North East’s newest five star hotel, golf and spa resort. The Newcastle software company, which was set up by Sarat Pediredla and Mark Forster three years ago, has just launched...

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Desert Fox Janice Gets Sahara Charity Boost

Posted on the 12 September 2010

AS 30-year old Janice Harvey steps up her training for a tough 100km trek across the Sahara to raise funds for the Great North Air Ambulance Service, her bosses at technology experts ITPS have stepped in by donating the £1500 raised at a recent golf day towards her sponsors...

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Explain welcome three top performers

Posted on the 6 September 2010

Explain, the Newcastle based insights agency, has just added 3 new staff to its team of researchers. Jill Pate, having just completed her MA in Human Geography at Newcastle University with a background in research, planning and finance will work in the quantitative department. Sh...

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