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RDA Return to Queen’s Hospital Romford for Latest Costa Fit-out

Posted on the 2 November 2018

RDA was recently selected by a leading contract caterer to return to Queen’s Hospital, Romford to refurbish its existing Costa Coffee which it originally installed five years ago. The leading design and installation company was originally appointed in 2013 to carry out a full...

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Three Firms Pledge Support for Construction Skills Scheme

Posted on the 2 November 2018

An innovative scheme designed to attract new talent into the built environment industry has secured the backing of three high-profile firms that have won work across the globe.  Black & White Engineering (B&W), s h e d and James Christopher Consulting are the...

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Chinese dairy giant sources Sunderland research for global expansion plans

Posted on the 1 November 2018

One of China’s leading dairy producers looking to enhance its operations and export globally has sought the advice of a Sunderland academic whose research on food safety is receiving worldwide recognition. The University of Sunderland’s Dr Derek Watson has been investig...

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Better makes two senior appointments to support growing business

Posted on the 1 November 2018

Brand agency Better has appointed two new members to its senior management team following unprecedented growth over the last two years. Simon Preece joins as associate brand director and will support the agency’s strategic growth, service offer and, as the most awarded m...

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New Investment For SEEK Attire

Posted on the 31 October 2018

A local urban street fashion brand is now worth more than £140k after attracting fresh, new investment. SEEK Attire has recently received a cash injection of £35,000 after 25 per cent of the company was bought by a local investor. The fresh boost of capital will go towa...

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North East PR agency joins High Tide wave

Posted on the 31 October 2018

North East PR, social media and content marketing agency, Harvey & Hugo, is the latest company to pledge its support to young people in Teesside by becoming a member of local charity, the High Tide Foundation. Headquartered in Darlington, Harvey & Hugo has been...

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University of Sunderland experts react to Budget 2018

Posted on the 30 October 2018

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his last Budget before Brexit on Monday just weeks after Theresa May declared an ‘end’ to austerity. But how was it received? And how will his plans affect education and business in the North East. We asked Professor Lawrence Bellamy, A...

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Deloitte invests in next generation with 2018 North East graduate and school-leaver intake

Posted on the 30 October 2018

Deloitte has significantly invested in its regional talent development, recruiting 13 graduates and school-leavers at its Newcastle office. The new recruits include three school-leavers, who have joined Deloitte as part of the firm’s award-winning BrightStart, an apprent...

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Maven leads £825,000 investment in Parsons Containers

Posted on the 29 October 2018

Multi-site shipping container operator and leading self-storage service provider secures investment from the Finance Durham Fund and North East Development Capital Fund Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, through its ma...

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Spotlight To Shine On Bursary Launch For North East Cultural Venue

Posted on the 29 October 2018

The Exchange, a cultural arts venue and registered charity in North Shields, is aiming to raise the aspirations of young people from areas of high deprivation by offering free spaces at youth theatre programmes, thanks to support from supply chain management firm, The NB...

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