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Mediaworks Is On The Move

Posted on the 27 November 2018

One of the largest digital marketing agencies in the North East has moved offices to accommodate its ongoing headcount growth. Mediaworks, which has operated in Team Valley since it was founded in 2007, has relocated its team of over 100 colleagues to the Honeycomb at The...

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Social Media Masterclasses Set to Launch in 2019

Posted on the 23 November 2018

Digital Union, the leading business network in the North East of England for creative digital and tech companies, is rolling out a series of events for North East businesses keen to brush up on their social media skills. Following the success of previous social media workshop...

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Ardmore Craig Supports Team GB Bobsleigh Driver

Posted on the 23 November 2018

North East-based engineering and design consultancy, Ardmore Craig, is thrilled to have teamed up with British number one bobsleigh driver, Mica McNeill. The firm teamed up with Mica following a talk at an entrepreneurial event earlier this year where she discussed her car...

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North East Engineering Firm Expands Following Period of Significant Growth

Posted on the 22 November 2018

Darlington-based engineering firm, Ardmore Craig, is a ‘hive of activity’ following the opening of its new premises, which it secured following a 25% growth in its workforce.Andy Stephenson, who founded the company in 2010, has overseen the firm’s significant expansion, including...

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Maintaining the Power of a PhD at Sunderland

Posted on the 22 November 2018

Productivity and efficiency is expected to be boosted significantly across the engineering and manufacturing sector thanks to the work of a team of researchers at the University of Sunderland. There are currently 10 PhD research projects underway within the University’s Sch...

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Lakes Gin Launches at Co-op Nationwide

Posted on the 21 November 2018

The Lakes Distillery is stepping into Christmas early after securing a listing at 263 Co-op stores nationwide for its award-winning The Lakes Gin. Co-op has reacted to significant growth in the category to increase the gins available in its outlets. In the year ending...

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Samuel Knight Takes Home Team of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Posted on the 21 November 2018

Global recruitment and project manpower provider, specialising in the energy and rail sectors, Samuel Knight International, has been awarded Team of the Year in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Sponsored by NatWest, the awards were held in five cities including Birmingha...

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North East Recruiter to Promote ‘Workforce of the Future’ with New College Durham

Posted on the 20 November 2018

North East recruiter Westray Recruitment Consultants has announced a partnership with New College Durham (NCD) aimed at retaining talent in the region.The tie-up will promote opportunities for local employment and career development to students as they head off into the world of...

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Automotive Firm Drives Forward with National Apprenticeship Scheme

Posted on the 20 November 2018

One of the world’s leading automotive seating suppliers has teamed up with Gateshead College to kick-start the roll-out of a UK-wide apprenticeship programme. Lear Corporation has joined forces with the college and its strategic partner, Cidori, to develop a skills programme...

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Mayor Visits Tees Valley Conveyor Belting Firm

Posted on the 20 November 2018

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has pledged his support to a Stockton-based firm which is the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of process and conveyor belting. GB Belting was established by former ICI development engineer Gerry Byrne in January 1985. It produces customi...

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