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South Shields PPC company targets international expansion and new North East jobs

Posted on the 18 March 2019

A retail technology company is planning continuous international expansion and job creations in the region after exceeding expectations in its first year of business. Shoptimised, which provides product feed optimisation platforms and price comparison software, has won clie...

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Newcastle Firm Celebrating Five Years of Intensive Growth with New Hires

Posted on the 18 March 2019

Newcastle-based Samuel Knight is celebrating its five-year anniversary with two new hires and a £16 million turnover under its belt. Following extensive growth plans, the specialist global energy and rail recruitment firm has gone from strength-to-strength, increasing headcoun...

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Getting Social with Hugoversity

Posted on the 15 March 2019

North East-based PR training academy, Hugoversity, is set to educate business people about social media advertising. Hugoversity prefects will lead a seminar focusing on social media advertising, the dos and don’ts and how to make sure content is being seen by the right peo...

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Leading Marketing Agency Narrative Appoints Two New Staff Members

Posted on the 15 March 2019

North East-based marketing agency, Narrative, has appointed two new staff members to its client partnerships team in order to support the company’s ambitious growth plans. Rachel Thompson, client partner, and Harley Young, client executive, will be responsible for managing...

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Ward Hadaway Helps Secure Financing for Major Renewable Energy Generation Facility

Posted on the 14 March 2019

Leading commercial law firm Ward Hadaway has helped support a North East-based project developer secure financing for a major renewable energy generation facility to be constructed in Kent. The facility will convert food waste which would otherwise be sent to landfill into...

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Amy Builds a Solid Career Foundation

Posted on the 14 March 2019

The work of a North East student to bring young people into the construction industry has led to her being recognised nationally. Amy Holmes, 21, from Houghton-le-Spring, who is in the final year of her BA (Hons) Events Management degree at the University of Sunderland spe...

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North East Based Behavioural Business Consultancy Announces Record Growth

Posted on the 13 March 2019

DUO Global Consulting, a consultancy focussed on employee behaviour based in Newcastle upon Tyne, has announced over a 30 per cent growth in turnover in 2018. Founded in 2014, Duo is run by managing director Laura Weaving and commercial director Sarah Callender, to work...

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International Women’s Day: “It might be slow but positive change is happening”

Posted on the 8 March 2019

On the day the University of Sunderland welcomes a new woman professor, we take the chance to celebrate the rich, diverse academics changing students’ lives. We asked a selection of our leading female experts just what International Women’s Day (IWD) means to them....

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Osbit’s First Apprentice Awarded Permanent Job Role After Completing his Training

Posted on the 8 March 2019

Osbit’s first apprentice, Tom Hall, has completed his training and accepted a permanent position at the Northumberland-based offshore technology and engineering company. Tom, 20, from Greenside in Gateshead, has passed his Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Drawing...

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New MD Announced at Ramarketing as Founder Heads State-side

Posted on the 7 March 2019

Pharmaceutical and life sciences marketing agency ramarketing has announced the appointment of an industry veteran as its new managing director, to oversee the company’s continued growth. Emma Banks, former boss of an international life sciences software business, takes over...

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