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Transition Deal Boosts Sentiment

Posted on the 10 April 2018

Corporate uncertainty is at a two-year low and the Brexit transition deal has boosted business optimism according to Deloitte’s latest CFO Survey. Concerns about the effects of leaving the EU on hiring and spending continue to fall and weak UK growth has replaced Brexit as...

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Business Growth Fuels Further Recruitment at Mediaworks

Posted on the 6 April 2018

Digital marketing agency Mediaworks has welcomed four new team members in April, bringing the agency’s total number of recruits so far in 2018 to 16. The agency has strengthened their design and development department with a further two additions, who join the five other r...

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Bernard Interiors has Designs on Doubling in Size in the Next Five Years

Posted on the 6 April 2018

Bernard Interiors, the award-winning Northumberland-based luxury interior design business, is targeting doubling in size in the next five years after seeing profits rise by 60 percent in 2017. Entrepreneur Jen Bernard set up the company in 2008 and in 2016 she bega...

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Stessa Leisure Establishes Gym Portfolio with Help from Square One Law

Posted on the 5 April 2018

Stessa Leisure has completed the first stage of establishing a portfolio of énergie Fitness clubs in the North East after acquiring three gyms in the region. Advised by commercial law firm, Square One Law, the Newcastle-based company has purchased the trio of gyms from Easy...

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Hyperdrive Innovation Enters Strategic Partnership with Foxlink to Expand into the Asia Market

Posted on the 5 April 2018

Hyperdrive Innovation, the Sunderland, UK-based developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery technology for electric vehicles and energy storage systems today signed a long term agreement with Foxlink Automotive Technology who will manufacture, sell and distribute its mod...

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North East Businesses Rally to Support Region's Startups with the 'If We Can You Can' Challenge

Posted on the 4 April 2018

North East business leaders showed their support for the next generation of talent as they came together at Sage HQ for the partnership launch of the If We Can You Can (IWCYC) Challenge. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the IWCYC Challenge works with partners and the...

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The Lakes Distillery is Flying High Extending its Distribution in Airports Across the UK

Posted on the 4 April 2018

The Lakes Distillery, one of the leading spirit producers in England, has confirmed new products and a wider distribution in World Duty Free, A DUFRY company; a move that will increase its global footprint and set it up for a year of exceptional growth.The Cumbria-based distiller...

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Inspirational Design Business Flies the Flag for the North East at National Government Export Awards

Posted on the 31 March 2018

Award-winning Gateshead-based design agency Blue Kangaroo has been named recipient of the North East’s first prestigious Board of Trade award, recognising the business as the North East’s most inspirational exporter.  Jason Knights, Managing Director of Blue Kangaroo...

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Inshore Cable Lay Award

Posted on the 30 March 2018

Ardmore Craig Ltd, the Darlington based offshore technology company is delighted to announce a contract award from its client for the design of a shallow water cable lay and beach pull in spread.The customised deck spread includes two chutes, a subsea quadrant...

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Introducing 2018r1

Posted on the 30 March 2018

Taopix is proud to announce the first in a series of significant upgrades in 2018 for the world’s leading photobook and photo gift software platform. “Making our customer’s as successful as possible is at the heart of everything we do here at Taopix.” says James Gray, Founde...

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