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Sir Clive Offers Lessons In Leadership

Posted on the 30 March 2010

The mastermind behind one of the greatest achievements in English sport is set to inspire North East entrepreneurs when he returns to the region for the first time in seven years. Sir Clive Woodward, whose England side famously claimed the Rugby World Cup in 2003, will reveal the...

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O Tops North East PR Ranks In Power 100 List

Posted on the 25 March 2010

Founder of Ouseburn PR and communications agency Kari Owers has been listed as the highest ranking North East PR professional in The Drum's Power 100 List 2010. The news of the ranking, which is published in The Drum magazine following a public vote, comes hot on the heels o...

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Call Centre Hero Gets Senior Management Promotion

Posted on the 22 March 2010

A Call Centre Hero Award winner from Gateshead-based Spark Response has been promoted just six months after receiving his accolades. Trevor Flack, 45, from Hebburn, won the Call Centre Clinic’s ‘Support Hero England’ and ‘Support Hero UK’ awards whil...

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800 Young Hopefuls Use Their Loaf At Youth Conference

Posted on the 11 March 2010

Over 800 budding entrepreneurs from schools and colleges across the region gathered yesterday (10th March) at the Use Your Loaf conference at Rainton Meadows Arena, Houghton-le-Spring to hear valuable words of wisdom from a host of the UK’s leading young tycoons. In associa...

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It Never Rains But It Pours At Northern Washrooms

Posted on the 8 March 2010

While many small businesses are sinking under the weight of the recession, a Consett Company is managing to survive the storm. Northern Washrooms, a washroom equipment company that started up almost two years ago, has forged ahead in the market place with new products that promis...

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Spark Cleans Up With Soap And Glory Contract

Posted on the 2 March 2010

Gateshead-based contact centre and fulfilment specialist Spark Response has won a new contract to provide trade fulfilment for the cosmetics brand Soap & Glory. Spark already works for BrandHandling, the owner of the Soap & Glory brand, providing fulfilment services for a...

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North East IT Experts Help National Park Make Dramatic Energy Savings

Posted on the 24 February 2010

Management at the Lake District National Park – England’s largest National Park - have turned to a North East IT specialist for help in boosting efficiency and reducing their environmental impact by the equivalent of planting 600 trees. Experts from Gateshead-based IT...

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Spark Response Expands Service Portfolio With New Storage Solutions

Posted on the 16 February 2010

Gateshead-based contact centre and fulfilment specialist Spark Response is offering a new storage service to local businesses as part of its service portfolio expansion. Spark has undergone a major business turnaround in the last three years, restructuring its sales and marketing...

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Business Chiefs Urged To Join Enterprise 2020 Vision

Posted on the 15 February 2010

Students from across the region helped employers to ‘see clearly,’ recently as they launched Young Enterprise North East’s (YENE) new ‘2020 Vision’ appeal by donning giant sunglasses in the shape of ‘2020’. The 2020 Vision is YENE’s...

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Newcastle Students Bag Themselves Enterprise Trading Awards

Posted on the 12 February 2010

Newcastle students swept the board at the annual Young Enterprise North East (YENE) Trade Fair, where they were awarded by the standard of their business ideas and selling skills. A record 44 student companies, who have set up their own businesses as part of their Young Enterpris...

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