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Newcastle United Foundation Appoints New Trustee

Posted on the 25 October 2017

Newcastle United Foundation has announced the appointment of Judith Doyle to its board of trustees. Judith is principal and chief executive of Gateshead College and has both extensive experience of the FE sector and knowledge of the wider business community. She took over t...

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Northern People Feel Most Affected by Austerity – Deloitte

Posted on the 25 October 2017

Nearly half of people in the North of England are feeling the effects of the government spending cuts, according to a survey commissioned by Deloitte. Conducted by Ipsos MORI, the business advisory firm’s The State of the State 2017-18 survey revealed that 41 per cent of adu...

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Legal 500 Success – Collingwood Legal Retain "Top Quality Standard"

Posted on the 23 October 2017

Newcastle based specialist employment law firm Collingwood Legal have maintained Top Tier status in the latest Legal 500 guide just published in October. Collingwood Legal, which was established in 2010, has quickly become the region’s go-to law firm for exper...

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Whitley Bay Business Expands with Funding from Barclays

Posted on the 23 October 2017

Whitley bay headquartered business Takdir today announced expansion plans with the purchase of new premises with funding from Barclays.  Takdir is the longest serving family restaurant in Whitley Bay and was established in 1979. The business is now run by second genera...

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Deloitte Comments on Retail Sales Figures

Posted on the 20 October 2017

September’s retail sales (ex-fuel) have seen values rise by 4.6% year-on-year. However, the month-on-month picture is different - sales values have fallen by 0.6% since August, and the fact that sales volumes are also down is an indication that the year-on-year growth is larg...

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Taopix Calendar Designer a Hit at Conservatree

Posted on the 20 October 2017

UK design and print company, Conservatree, has reported the successful introduction of its new calendar software powered by the Taopix platform. The Reading company, established in 1993, currently employs 21 people and, as its name suggests, is committed to protecting the...

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Pathways4All Ball Raises over £42,000

Posted on the 19 October 2017

The Show Must Go On rang out as guests arrived at The Marriott Hotel Gosforth for the Moulin Rouge-themed 7th Pathways4All Annual Ball, and what a night of first class entertainment awaited them. Guests were delighted to be joined by the charities patrons Denise Welch and...

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Mediaworks Ramps up Recruitment Drive Following National Award Success

Posted on the 19 October 2017

North East digital marketing agency Mediaworks continues to expand its ever-growing team, welcoming seven new recruits across the business in the last month alone. Laura-Jane Todd and Louise Richardson have both joined the Copywriting team, while Sophie Watson and Samantha...

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Leading North East Marketing Agency Appoints New Creative Director

Posted on the 18 October 2017

Unwritten Creative, the Newcastle-based strategic brand and digital agency, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of its first Creative Director.Jason Cochrane, formally Co-Founder and Director of Digital at Keltie Cochrane, brings with him more than 20...

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Gateshead College Supports International Film Extravaganza

Posted on the 18 October 2017

Gateshead College has been unveiled as an official partner of an international festival designed to put North East filmmakers, actors, actresses and emerging talent on the global stage.  The organisation will be the only further education college to support th...

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