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Activ is a Finalist at the Mobile Industry Awards 2017

Posted on the 29 May 2017

Activ is very excited to be shortlisted as a finalist for the category of “Best Unified Comms Dealer” at the Mobile Industry Awards 2017. We are pleased to have been shortlisted for this award, and appreciate the recognition of our continued hard work to become a complete sol...

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Ward Hadaway Shines in Sale of Holiday Company

Posted on the 28 May 2017

Law firm Ward Hadaway has been praised for its role in advising on the sale of an online travel agent to a Stock Market-listed group. The Corporate team based at Ward Hadaway's Newcastle office provided legal advice to the shareholders of sunshine.co.uk on its sale to On T...

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Activ Welcomes Two New Members to Their IT team

Posted on the 27 May 2017

Activ is thrilled to welcome two new members to the team, John Prescott and Rhys Price. John has joined our team as Head of Technology, and has over 20 years’ experience in the IT managed services industry as Head of Managed Services at Waterstons, Operations Partner at Qua...

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Shout Digital Unveils In-house R&D Tech Hub

Posted on the 26 May 2017

A North East based digital agency has created what it is labelling as its own innovation hub. Shout Digital has devised its in-house hub to allow its team members to take full advantage of the necessary research and development time needed to help clients make a commercial su...

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Construction Skills Scheme Extended After First Year Success

Posted on the 26 May 2017

An innovative scheme to attract more talent into the built environment sector is being extended after a successful first year. Last year Gateshead College teamed up with a powerful partnership of architects, designers, contractors and engineering specialists to launch PlanB...

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The Lakes Distillery Reach New Heights at Manchester Airport

Posted on the 25 May 2017

The Lakes Distillery continue to open the gateway to Cumbria launching in T1 Manchester Airport. With the UK being the biggest exporter of gin in the world, the airport is about to add the multi award winning “The Lakes Gin” to their ever-growing gin portfolio. Furthe...

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Crafter’s Companion Flagship Store Celebrates a Successful First year

Posted on the 25 May 2017

North-East based craft company, Crafter’s Companion, is celebrating the first anniversary of its flagship store in Newton Aycliffe with a weekend-long event. Following a successful year of trading, with over 40,000 people visiting the store and buying more than 150,000 produ...

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Taopix Announces the General Release of Version 2017r1

Posted on the 25 May 2017

UK software developer, Taopix, has announced the immediate availability of the latest release of it’s photo commerce platform. The new version, 2017r1, contains over 300 new features and enhancements specifically developed to help Taopix licensees increase their revenues and...

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Tees Firms “Wide Open” to NHS-style Cyber-attack, Warns IT Specialist Cornerstone

Posted on the 16 May 2017

Leading IT specialist Cornerstone Business Solutions has warned that hundreds of North-East organisations could be leaving themselves wide open to cyber-attacks similar to the one that paralysed NHS systems over the weekend. A number of hospital trusts are still suffering o...

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Leading Newcastle Hotel Nominated for Top Female Friendly Hotel Award

Posted on the 16 May 2017

Crowne Plaza Newcastle- Stephenson Quarter has been shortlisted for a UK wide award which celebrates the most female friendly hotels in the country. The SOLO awards, spearheaded by UK business travel management company Redfern, represents the UK hotels that prioritise the...

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