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Financial Services Firm Invests in Apprenticeships

Posted on the 2 March 2017

A national wealth management specialist with a century of heritage on Tyneside is upskilling its workforce by investing in apprenticeships for the first time. Newcastle-based Brewin Dolphin has teamed up with Gateshead College to hire three business administration apprentice...

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South Shields Firm Raises £2,500 for Charity

Posted on the 2 March 2017

A cancer charity is set to benefit from a significant donation by a leading North East-based trade supplies firm. Flame Heating Spares, which operates seven sites across the region, has raised £2,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support, following its Flame Heating Spares Raceday a...

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Ryder Architecture Celebrate Best Companies Success

Posted on the 2 March 2017

The practice was ranked tenth place in the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For at the awards ceremony held at Battersea Evolution. [Image – Andra Antone, Andy Costa, Helen Whitfield, David McMahon] Best Companies received entries from over 400 small companies...

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JEREMIE Programme Brings £400m Windfall to the Region

Posted on the 1 March 2017

A North East investment fund has delivered more than £400m of benefits to the regional economy. The Finance for Business North East (FFBNE) fund – also known as the JEREMIE programme – was launched in 2010 to increase levels of entrepreneurship and drive the growth of local co...

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Taopix to Showcase HP PrintOS Integration at Dscoop Phoenix

Posted on the 1 March 2017

UK software developer, Taopix, will showcase its new integration with Site Flow, part of PrintOS, HP’s cloud-based print production operating system at Dscoop Phoenix. This year’s event will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center from 1 - 4 March. Taopix and HP will demon...

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Activ Can Now Source Your Businesses Electricity and Gas Contracts

Posted on the 1 March 2017

Activ is thrilled to announce, we now have the ability to source fellow businesses their electricity, and gas contracts. We can manage the entire process for you to renew with your current provider or switch your energy contracts with ease, saving you money in the process. We...

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National Award for Heating and Plumbing Entrepreneur

Posted on the 24 February 2017

The Managing Director of Flame Heating Spares, the North East’s fastest growing Heating & Plumbing merchant, has been recognised nationally for business success and entrepreneurship. John Savage was named BQ National Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year at an awards ceremony i...

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Craft Company to Raise Money for North East Cancer Charity

Posted on the 24 February 2017

North-East-based craft company, Crafter’s Companion is hosting a day of craft, coffee and cake to raise money for the Great Aycliffe Cancer Support Group. The company’s store in Newton Aycliffe will be holding a coffee morning on Sunday 5th March, giving visitors the chance...

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Investment in Live-streaming Service Brings Cutting Edge Communications to the North

Posted on the 21 February 2017

Recognition PR, the largest PR agency in the North East, has invested in a live-streaming video service to give businesses and charities the ability to publicise their events on social media in real time. The investment in professional-quality, live-streaming technology, wh...

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Activ Technology Receives Incredible Satisfaction Rate from Customers – 97.6%!

Posted on the 21 February 2017

In a bid to start the new year as the best Activ can be, they recently invited all of their existing customers to complete a satisfaction survey and have been overwhelmed with the positive responses they have received. The Activ team would like to say a huge thank you to everyone...

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