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How Two Filmmakers are Getting the Region Ready for its Close-up

Posted on the 5 September 2018

Two entrepreneurs who met thousands of miles away from the North East have been tasked with showcasing the region in a bid to attract investment and jobs. University of Sunderland graduate Mark Stuart Bell and business partner Glen Colledge are set to produce six short films...

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Tyneside Café is Entrepreneur’s Recipe for Business Success

Posted on the 3 September 2018

A talented entrepreneur from Washington has launched a new business serving quality, locally sourced food and beverages to purveyors of breakfast and brunch.  Former Gateshead College student Aidan Jackson is the brains behind Sandyford-based Aidan’s Kitchen, which emp...

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University of Sunderland to Welcome New Vice Chancellor Next Month

Posted on the 3 September 2018

The University of Sunderland has announced that Sir David Bell KCB will join the University as Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive on 24th September. Sir David Bell KCB has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of The University of Sunderland and wi...

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Encore Envelopes Financial Statements

Posted on the 30 August 2018

Washington business and the UK's largest independent manufacturer of printed envelopes, Encore Envelopes Limited, this week posted its results for the year ending 30 November 2017. The Company reported sales revenues were down by £2 million to £26.3 million but the net prof...

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Opening of Northern Spire “Critical” to Future Prosperity of City, says University Expert

Posted on the 29 August 2018

The opening of Sunderland’s Northern Spire bridge will be key to the future prosperity of the city, according to a University business expert. Professor Lawrence Bellamy from the University of Sunderland says the new structure, which is open to pedestrians from Tuesday, will p...

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Malhotra Boss Leads Calls for Kidney Donor...

Posted on the 29 August 2018

Friends of a former Northumbria University student are spreading the word of her sister’s battle for life as they desperately seek a live kidney donor. Katherine Green-Hall of Normanby, Teesside, lost her sight earlier this month after a lifelong fight against kidney proble...

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Team GB Athlete Laura Weightman to Support Ward Hadaway Runners in Charity Relay Challenge

Posted on the 28 August 2018

Team GB athlete Laura Weightman will join more than 50 runners from Ward Hadaway in a charity relay challenge between the firm's offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations.   The 26-year-old British middle-distance runner f...

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Deloitte Revenue Grows 5.9% to £3,580m

Posted on the 28 August 2018

Business Advisory firm Deloitte has increased its revenue[1] by 5.9% in the financial year ended 31 May 2018, from £3,380m to £3,580m, marking the eighth consecutive year of revenue growth.  Across the service lines, Audit and Risk Advisory revenues grew by 10.2% to...

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What a week… what a transformation

Posted on the 24 August 2018

Within just five days a group of international students have been on a life-changing educational journey with the University of Sunderland to master their business skills.  Dr Derek Watson spent the week at one of Sunderland’s global partner centres, SEGi College...

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Westray Welcome Four New Recruits

Posted on the 24 August 2018

Westray Recruitment Consultants have expanded the team at their Gateshead HQ, by welcoming four new members to the team. The new hires fill several roles across the business. Danielle Liversedge and Ewa Horbowska, have joined Westray’s industrial division as recruitment...

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