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Samuel Knight International on Track to Continue Major Growth Following Investment

Posted on the 29 January 2019

Samuel Knight International, the global recruitment and project man-power specialist headquartered in Newcastle, has announced significant investment from Gresham House Ventures. Samuel Knight, which was established in 2014 and has offices in London and Bristol, provides skil...

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Moody’s Driving Forward Support of SMEs with Unique Offering

Posted on the 29 January 2019

Moody Logistics is driving forward its support of the small business community with the creation of unique office space and access to services at its Cramlington headquarters.The family-run transport and storage company has created individual offices, which are suited to firms th...

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£1.3million Boost for Business Leaders of the Future

Posted on the 28 January 2019

The University of Sunderland has launched a new project worth more than £1.3million to help student and graduate entrepreneurs turn their business dreams into reality. The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) scheme at the University’s Enterprise Place will expand on...

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£588Million Investment Plan to Transform Tees Valley Approved

Posted on the 26 January 2019

A ten-year plan to transform the economy of the Tees Valley has been approved by the Tees Valley Mayor and the Leaders of the region’s five councils today (24 January). The Tees Valley Combined Authority’s refreshed investment plan outlines how £588million worth of spendin...

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Ward Hadaway is North East’s Top Corporate Dealmaker

Posted on the 25 January 2019

Ward Hadaway is celebrating after being recognised as the busiest corporate dealmaker in the North East in the annual Experian MarketIQ league tables.The data published by Experian MarketIQ, which tracks M&A deals valued at more than £500,000 at regional and national level, h...

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Hospitality Guaranteed Receives ISO 27001 Accreditation

Posted on the 25 January 2019

Hospitality Guaranteed, an accommodation, conference and event management specialist has received ISO 27001 accreditation, one of the highest internationally recognised standard for a best-practice information security management system (ISMS). Hospitality Guaranteed are com...

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Deloitte Appoints New Director to its North East Audit Team

Posted on the 24 January 2019

Business advisory firm Deloitte has strengthened its senior audit team in the North East with the promotion of Deven Vedhera to director. Newcastle-born Deven has been with Deloitte for 11 years. He specialises in audit services to the private equity sector, working with p...

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O Bags New Contracts as it Strengthens Retail Portfolio

Posted on the 24 January 2019

NEWCASTLE-based O Communications has announced a string of new retail client wins. One of the UK’s biggest retail businesses, intu, has appointed O to handle its PR accounts for both of the region’s shopping centres intu Metrocentre and intu Eldon Square. In the independen...

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World Recognition for the Lakes Gin

Posted on the 23 January 2019

The Lakes Gin has been recognised for as excellent with a Gold Award at the World Gin Awards 2019.  It was the only classic gin in the UK Category to receive the Gold Award. The Lakes Gin, which is listed with major retailers and specialist retailers across the country...

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Graduates are Cooking up a Success

Posted on the 23 January 2019

Two young North East graduates are growing their new business with the help of a grant from their former university – and with the assistance of some of the UK’s top young comedians and a celebrity chef. Matty Rayson and Luke Jones launched their own media production busine...

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