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Staying Ahead of the Curve

Posted on the 6 October 2018

Sarah O’Mahoney, account director at Bradley O’Mahoney Public Relations, outlines how Activ Technology has continually evolved and developed in one of the most competitive of markets.Operating in the IT and telecommunications sectors, hardly a day goes by without Activ Technology...

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BBC Brings Digital Skills to Sunderland

Posted on the 6 October 2018

Leading BBC digital experts will be delivering free workshops at the University of Sunderland which offer an opportunity to get clued-up on the latest in digital content and hands-on with new technology. The BBC Academy Digital Skills Morning takes place at National Glass Cen...

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New Premises for Growing Engineering Firm

Posted on the 5 October 2018

After a period of business expansion for North East-based engineering firm, Ardmore Craig, the company has now settled into its new office in The Beehive at Lingfield Point, Darlington. In the past three months, the company has expanded both the size of its team and servic...

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North East Marketing Expert Signs Deal on USA Office

Posted on the 5 October 2018

LIFE sciences and pharmaceutical marketing agency ramarketing is gearing up to launch its first US office, with the signing of a lease on offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the addition of three new US clients to its overseas portfolio.  The move puts ramarketin...

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Saving the NHS millions and creating the nursing workforce of the future

Posted on the 2 October 2018

An employer-led nursing degree apprenticeship programme, with the potential to save the NHS millions of pounds, has been developed in partnership with North East NHS Trusts and is being launched by the University of Sunderland. The pioneering scheme aims to perfectly bal...

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Accountancy Business Drives Growth with Funding from Barclays Acquisition for County Durham Based Professional Firm

Posted on the 2 October 2018

A Barnard Castle based accountancy business has acquired a local competitor to expand the business with funding from Barclays.  Established in 1996, local accountancy practice Butler and Gee has successfully negotiated a deal to acquire the former practice of Micha...

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Walk for Wag raises vital funds for North East charity

Posted on the 28 September 2018

Local supporters and businesses came together to ‘Walk for Wag’ at Kielder Water and Forest Park on 23rd September, to raise money to support a North East charity’s work in reducing loneliness in the region’s older people. Wag & Company North East Friendship Dogs,...

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Ward Hadaway supports Scaleup North East businesses with new initiative

Posted on the 28 September 2018

Leading law firm Ward Hadaway is supporting local businesses as part of the Scaleup North East Accelerator initiative. The law firm is working closely with businesses to provide legal support and advice on a range of key issues, including help with contract negotiations,...

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Ammar Mirza Shortlisted For Great British Entrepreneurial Awards

Posted on the 27 September 2018

Ammar Mirza CBE, founder of The SME Centre of Excellence, has been named a finalist in the Great British Entrepreneurial Awards.Ammar is a finalist in the Entrepreneurs' Champion of the Year award, with the winner being announced on 15th November at the Gala Final in Manchester.T...

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Prestigious panel success for Ward Hadaway

Posted on the 26 September 2018

Ward Hadaway has been appointed as an awarded supplier to the Intellectual Property Rights Services framework by the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium for the first time. The eight-strong team at the Top 100 law firm, which has offices in Newcastle, Leeds an...

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