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Ward Hadaway Advises on Creation of £120m Fund to Support Hundreds of North East Businesses

Posted on the 18 April 2018

LAW firm Ward Hadaway has played a major role in advising on the creation of a new £120m fund to help support the growth of hundreds of businesses across the North East.  Experts from the firm's Corporate and Commercial teams provided legal advice on the £120m North Ea...

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Unique Magazines Launch a Children’s Comic Club!

Posted on the 12 April 2018

Newcastle based company Unique Magazines have launched The Comic Club, a subscription pack for children aged 7 to 11 years old. The Comic Club aims to provide fun, educational and engaging activities that parents and Grandparents can enjoy with their children at home. With c...

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Ward Hadaway Names Steve McNicol as New Strategic Business Development Partner

Posted on the 12 April 2018

Law firm Ward Hadaway has announced that Steve McNicol has joined as its new Strategic Business Development Partner. Bringing with him over two decades of experience in the legal sector, Steve will lead Ward Hadaway's business development strategy and growth activities from...

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North East Communications Agency Expands Team to Meet Demand

Posted on the 11 April 2018

New client wins have led to the expansion of leading North East agency Cool Blue Brand Communications. The multi-award-winning marketing agency has expanded its team to service new work and continue to deliver great work on behalf of its growing client list – adding new sk...

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Animated First Quarter for Harvey & Hugo

Posted on the 11 April 2018

A Darlington-headquartered PR agency is celebrating a period of rapid growth following a string of successful new client wins throughout the UK.Harvey & Hugo Ltd has taken on five new team members to meet demand for its brand-building services of PR, social media and content...

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Transition Deal Boosts Sentiment

Posted on the 10 April 2018

Corporate uncertainty is at a two-year low and the Brexit transition deal has boosted business optimism according to Deloitte’s latest CFO Survey. Concerns about the effects of leaving the EU on hiring and spending continue to fall and weak UK growth has replaced Brexit as...

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Business Growth Fuels Further Recruitment at Mediaworks

Posted on the 6 April 2018

Digital marketing agency Mediaworks has welcomed four new team members in April, bringing the agency’s total number of recruits so far in 2018 to 16. The agency has strengthened their design and development department with a further two additions, who join the five other r...

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Bernard Interiors has Designs on Doubling in Size in the Next Five Years

Posted on the 6 April 2018

Bernard Interiors, the award-winning Northumberland-based luxury interior design business, is targeting doubling in size in the next five years after seeing profits rise by 60 percent in 2017. Entrepreneur Jen Bernard set up the company in 2008 and in 2016 she bega...

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Stessa Leisure Establishes Gym Portfolio with Help from Square One Law

Posted on the 5 April 2018

Stessa Leisure has completed the first stage of establishing a portfolio of énergie Fitness clubs in the North East after acquiring three gyms in the region. Advised by commercial law firm, Square One Law, the Newcastle-based company has purchased the trio of gyms from Easy...

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Hyperdrive Innovation Enters Strategic Partnership with Foxlink to Expand into the Asia Market

Posted on the 5 April 2018

Hyperdrive Innovation, the Sunderland, UK-based developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery technology for electric vehicles and energy storage systems today signed a long term agreement with Foxlink Automotive Technology who will manufacture, sell and distribute its mod...

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