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100-plus Army of Potential IT Workers to Bridge Digital Skills Gap

Posted on the 25 April 2018

Businesses can now tap into a pool of tech apprentices, with a new talent programme about to produce more than 100 potential new employees designed to bridge a growing digital skills gap in the North-East. RAW Digital Training has teamed up with DurhamWorks to create a new D...

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Barclays Launches Major Drive to Help SMEs Tackle Cybercrime

Posted on the 25 April 2018

Barclays has launched a nationwide campaign to help small businesses tackle cybercrime and fraud, with new research suggesting that online fraud has resulted in the loss of more than 50,000 British jobs to date as SMEs had to make redundancies to recover costs. The findings...

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Barclays Funding Supports North East Construction Company J.E.M. Road Construction Paves the Way for the Future

Posted on the 24 April 2018

Durham based business J.E.M. Road Construction Limited today announced expansion plans with the purchase of new premises with funding from Barclays. Established in 2006, J.E.M. Road Construction Limited is located in Tantobie, Stanley. The business employs eighteen people l...

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RDA Appoints New Senior Consultant Due to Continued Growth

Posted on the 24 April 2018

One of the UK’s leading design and installation companies has further strengthened its sales team due to continued growth across its national client base. Hebburn based RDA has appointed John Fitzgibbon as Senior Consultant. John brings over 30 years’ experience of the cateri...

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Sage Sings the Praises of FREE Training as it Looks to the Future

Posted on the 23 April 2018

Employees at one of the region’s top music venues are set to hit all the right notes thanks to free training intended to hone their leadership and management skills.  Twenty managers at Sage Gateshead are participating in training designed to fine tune their skills as t...

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Award Winning Young Entrepreneur Launches Two North East Businesses

Posted on the 20 April 2018

An award winning entrepreneur who found success by launching a dance and fitness firm 10 years ago is expanding her business empire after setting up two new companies.Bethany Ainsley made her name after founding Nouveau Wellbeing, a dance and fitness company that aims to help com...

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Gateshead College Named Best-performing College in the Region

Posted on the 20 April 2018

Staff, students and partners at Gateshead College are celebrating after being recognised as the best-performing college in the North East for the fourth year running, as well as the second top in the country. New figures from the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) s...

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Flame Hoping to 'Score' £1,500 Donation for North East Cancer Charity

Posted on the 19 April 2018

Staff at Flame Heating Group are to lace up their boots in support of a North East-based cancer charity through a company-wide football competition.The Heating & Plumbing merchant is aiming to raise £1,500 for its chosen charity of the year, Fighting All Cancers...Together (F...

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The Lakes Gin Launches in Tesco

Posted on the 19 April 2018

The Lakes Distillery award winning Lakes Gin is now available in Tesco stores across the North West of England. An eclectic mix of over ten carefully selected botanicals, the gin includes Cumbrian Juniper, one of the county’s oldest plant species, and four others which are...

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Mediaworks Shortlisted Twice at Prolific North Awards 2018

Posted on the 18 April 2018

Digital marketing agency, Mediaworks, has been shortlisted in two categories at the Prolific North Awards 2018. The agency has been nominated for the Integrated Agency (30+ Employees) award in recognition of its consistent commitment to digital, delivering outstanding resul...

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