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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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Jobs Bonanza For Eutechnyx

Posted on the 4 March 2010

Video games developer Eutechnyx is on a recruitment drive for around 20 new members of staff as it enjoys the busiest period in its history.The Gateshead company will also be represented at two major overseas events this month which could help strengthen its global presence. The...

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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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Six Months' Free Market Trading Space Up For Grabs

Posted on the 26 February 2010

BUDDING North East entrepreneurs could win six months’ rent-free space in their local market as part of the annual Make Your Mark in the Markets competition. Run by Enterprise UK, Make Your Mark in the Markets offers a low-risk opportunity to start or grow a business. Now i...

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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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Silvermoor Gallops Nationwide

Posted on the 12 February 2010

The refusal of horse owners to neglect their animals during tough economic times has helped a Northumberland firm to a 36% surge in sales this year. And, such is the demand for Alnwick-based Silvermoor’s horse feed, that the company is now planning to invest £250,000...

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