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Data, data everywhere but where’s the money?

Posted on the 28 May 2019

We've all heard that data is the oil for the 21st century and that data driven companies are smarter, more agile and more profitable but how do we turn our data we have into real action and bottom line value? Look no further than a North East business, Data2Action.  Star...

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Digital Scheme Aims to Produce Tech Talent

Posted on the 24 May 2019

A ground-breaking scheme to attract new talent into the digital technology sector has been launched in the North East. Gateshead College has teamed up with Sunderland Software City, PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre and North East digital firms to kick-start the programme,...

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Emeli Sandé Announced as University’s Chancellor

Posted on the 24 May 2019

Emeli Sandé MBE, the multi-platinum selling singer and songwriter, is to become the University of Sunderland’s new Chancellor, following in the footsteps of Steve Cram CBE who steps down after 11 years in the role. Emeli will be installed as Chancellor in a ceremony to be he...

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Newcastle Insurance Firm Expands Team and Premises

Posted on the 23 May 2019

Newcastle-based insurance broker, JM Glendinning North East, has appointed five experienced team members and doubled the size of its premises to support its growing business. The independently-owned and managed broker firm has welcomed Adele Duff, Greg Fisher and Phill Hough...

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Tees Valley Top Performing Careers Hub Set to Expand

Posted on the 23 May 2019

Careers support in the region is set for a boost as it was today (May 20) announced the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority have been successful in their bid to expand the local Careers Hub. In September last year, The Careers & Enterprise Company launched 20 Care...

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Meet The Maker - Steel Bonnets Whisky

Posted on the 22 May 2019

Join The Lakes Distillery Team at The Sill for a delicious three-course meal and whisky tasting this June.Sample the sublime Steel Bonnets Whisky; a unique blend of malts from England and Scotland. Chat with the team from the Lakes Distillery and hear the story of Steel Bonnets a...

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Three New Partners at Square One Law

Posted on the 21 May 2019

Gill Hall, managing partner of Square One Law, is delighted to announce the promotion of Ashraf Ali (Corporate), Hayley Anderson (Litigation) and Rebecca Fielding (Employment) to partner. Commercial law firm, Square One Law, was set up in 2011 and has attracted an impressive...

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#MeToo: Gender, Sexuality and Breaking Barriers

Posted on the 21 May 2019

The University of Sunderland is to play host to a gender equality conference in light of the #MeToo movement sweeping the world. The event has been inspired by research being carried out by academics at the University, who are contributing to work about gender equality. ...

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Flame 'Heats Up' Fundraising for Saras Hope Foundation with Charity Tournament

Posted on the 16 May 2019

Staff at Flame Heating Group are warming up for a five-a-side football tournament in support of a Newcastle-based cancer charity.The heating and plumbing merchant is supporting and fundraising for Saras Hope Foundation, a charity which provides respite for children and young peop...

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North East Interior Design Practice Boosts Management Team With Three New Directors

Posted on the 16 May 2019

The growth of North East based interior design practice Bernard Interiors continues with the appointment of three new director level posts to drive further business development. The management team is led by founder and managing director Jen Bernard, and now includes financ...

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