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“Now is our time”: Building the businesses of tomorrow

Posted on the 18 September 2018

Hundreds of young entrepreneurs have been inspired and energised into changing their lives thanks to the University of Sunderland’s Enterprise Place. Now the business leaders-of-the-future have had the chance to share their ideas as part of a major showcase event, ...

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SME Centre of Excellence Launched

Posted on the 18 September 2018

A prominent North East businessman has established an SME hub to support entrepreneurs across the region in their start-up and expansion plans. Ammar Mirza has set up the SME Centre of Excellence on Main Street, Ponteland, offering practical support in areas including ac...

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New Director looks to a bright future in data

Posted on the 17 September 2018

Local Data Consultancy firm, Data2Action Ltd has today confirmed the appointment of Sarah Burns to their team. The North Tyneside company supports a diverse range of businesses, both in and outside of the region, to develop their Oganisational Strategy and improve Business...

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Pathways4All Charity Ball Set For 13th October

Posted on the 17 September 2018

Pathways 4 All is a local charity supporting children and young people, who have a range of additional needs/disabilities, alongside their families to access appropriate and accessible play activities. The charity was first established in 2010 by a small group of parents...

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Entrepreneurs Sign Up For Ghana CSR Project

Posted on the 12 September 2018

A group of North East entrepreneurs are traveling to Ghana this December to learn as much as possible about grass-root entrepreneurship at village level – and they’re looking for more people to join them in their quest to raise and distribute £5,000 to good causes. The pr...

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Walk for Wag at Kielder and Help to Reduce Loneliness in Our Region’s Older People

Posted on the 11 September 2018

Local supporters and businesses are being urged to come together to ‘Walk for Wag’ at Kielder Water and Forest Park on 23rd and 24th September. Wag & Company North East Friendship Dogs, the only visiting dog charity to befriend elderly neighbours in their own homes as w...

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Steel Bonnets Recognised with Prominent Whisky Award

Posted on the 11 September 2018

Steel Bonnets, The Lakes Distillery’s blend of English and Scotch malt whisky, has been awarded a Gold Medal in the World Whisky Ultra-Premium category (whiskies priced over £51) by the prestigious Spirits Business Awards. The Luxury Masters competition aims to reward the fi...

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Deloitte Backs Team Tyne Innovation in Transatlantic Rowing Bid

Posted on the 10 September 2018

Business advisory firm Deloitte has announced its sponsorship of Team Tyne Innovation, a group of rowers from the North East taking part in the Talisker Atlantic Challenge, a 3,000 mile race known as the world’s toughest row. Led by prominent local business figure Phil Kit...

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RDA Become One of the First in the Industry to Achieve ISO 45001

Posted on the 10 September 2018

Restaurant Design Associates (RDA) recently became one of the first in the design and construction industry to be accredited with the new ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Standard – three years ahead of the migration deadline. Despite the new standard only being...

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Adderstone Group Open London Office

Posted on the 5 September 2018

Newcastle-based property business, Adderstone Group, has opened a London office in a move which sees the Group focusing on residential and commercial opportunities in the capital. Adderstone Group, which is currently progressing a £100m pipeline of developments in the...

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