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Moody Logistics to Increase Productivity with Half Million Pound Investment in New Facilies

Posted on the 19 January 2018

Moody Logistics is delivering a half a million pound investment, which will boost productivity at its base in Cramlington, Northumberland. The company is constructing a 12,000 square foot addition to its facilities at the seven-acre Bolam Business Park to increase capaci...

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Expansion at Flame with Job Creation

Posted on the 19 January 2018

Flame Heating Group is reaffirming its commitment to job creation in the North East as the merchant expects to add to its growing team and welcome a raft of new apprentices.The Heating & Plumbing merchant is to take its staff count to more than 50, with five initial p...

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Deloitte Predicts UK Media Sector Trends for 2018

Posted on the 19 January 2018

⦁   Traditional TV viewing by 18-24 year-olds in the UK will decline by 10%-15% in 2018;⦁   Live broadcast and events will continue to thrive in a digital world, generating £400bn globally, and £24bn in the UK in 2018);⦁   The resurgence of paid medi...

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Ward Hadaway's Team Shortlisted for Top Healthcare Award

Posted on the 18 January 2018

Ward Hadaway has been shortlisted for a top healthcare award which recognises the best partnerships with the NHS.  The firm will now go forward to the final of the Health Service Journal Healthcare Partnership Awards 2018 in March where the winners will be announced at a pri...

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Waste Recycling Partnership Aids Environmental Performance for Local Businesses

Posted on the 18 January 2018

The new year sees a new partnership between two of the region’s most environmentally-focused businesses, Esh Group & Wallsend-based O’Brien Waste Recycling. The rolling contract, estimated at 500K annually, will see O’Brien deliver a range of skip and bin waste recycli...

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SSI Task Force Legacy Funding Continues to Invest in Entrepreneurship, Business Growth, Training and Communities

Posted on the 18 January 2018

THE SSI Task Force has today (Thursday 18th January) published its Legacy Report (attached) and announced the expansion of the business start-up scheme to further support entrepreneurship and business growth across the whole of the Tees Valley. The Legacy Report summaris...

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W North Adds Three New Staff to Growing Newcastle Team

Posted on the 17 January 2018

Newcastle-based PR agency W North has hired Taimar Askew, Fran Clark and Rachel Jones to join the rapidly expanding group. Based in Ouseburn’s Toffee Factory, W North is the Northern arm of London’s W Communications, one of the world’s top ten fastest-growing communications...

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Adderstone Group Completes Acquisition of Leeds Building Society Office at Cobalt Park

Posted on the 17 January 2018

Newcastle-based property business, Adderstone Group, has completed the purchase of Cobalt 7B, home of Leeds Building Society at Cobalt Park, the second commercial acquisition in recent months where the long-standing tenant is a significant financial institution. Adderstone...

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Tees Valley Leaders Launch Plan to Transform the Region

Posted on the 17 January 2018

Plans for future transport investment in Tees Valley and the wider North of England have been outlined today at an event marking the publication of a thirty year plan to drive economic growth.  Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor and Paul Booth, Chair of Tees Valley Local E...

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Smart Technology Gives Accountancy Firm the Cutting Edge

Posted on the 16 January 2018

Newcastle-based Robson Laidler Accountants is one of the very first accountancy practices in the North East to launch its own App to help its clients manage finances at their fingertips. The free mobile App is the latest technological development for the forward thinking fi...

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