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Flexible Workers are Calling Time on Traditional Hospitality and Leisure Hours

Posted on the 21 June 2018

As the traditional 9-5 working day becomes less and less common, the times at which people want to go to the pub, grab a meal or work out at the gym are changing. A new report from Barclays shows that although over a quarter of hospitality and leisure businesses recognise thi...

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Mediaworks Expands with Eight New Recruits

Posted on the 21 June 2018

The only way is up for Mediaworks — which has welcomed eight new recruits to its award-winning digital marketing agency. With the new financial year only just beginning and an office expansion on the horizon; Mediaworks can look forward to yet another record-breaking year in...

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BMC Recruitment Group

Posted on the 20 June 2018

BMC Recruitment Group’s finance division has reported a record year, after investing in the team and growing the business to effectively exceed growth targets. The results build on BMC Finance’s phenomenal success across the recruitment market, BMC has seen a high demand f...

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Logistics Academy Driving Up Standards

Posted on the 20 June 2018

Commercial driver academy Learning in Logistics (LiL) is aiming to motor up standards in the transport sector after securing a number of new contracts. LiL, which is part of Billingham-based The Nicholson Group, was set up in 2012 to provide training and development courses...

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Businesses Invited to View the Largest Mixed Reality Display Ever Designed

Posted on the 19 June 2018

The North East’s leading provider of immersive solutions – Animmersion – is the first of its kind in the UK to launch a revolutionary mixed-reality display that is changing the way in which people see things. And the company is keen to open its doors and share the unique i...

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Absolute Quality Expand Team with New Appointment

Posted on the 19 June 2018

Absolute Quality Consultancy & Training has appointed a new Business Development Manager as it continues its ambitious plans for growth. Debbie Reay joined in April to help the company, which specialises in business management systems and training, to develop new busin...

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Tees Valley Free Zone Could Create Over 17,500 Jobs

Posted on the 18 June 2018

A “supercharged” Free Port in Tees Valley could create more than 17,500 jobs and contribute more than £1billion to the local economy, according to a new report. Global construction company Mace Group – who are behind major projects such as The Shard and the London Eye - co...

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Ice Men Still Scoring After 16 Years

Posted on the 18 June 2018

As the World Cup gets under way two of the UK’s most successful commercial ice sculptors have a very unusual reason to celebrate every four years. In 2002, young Sunderland student Mat Chaloner created a life-sized Subbuteo model of England legend David Beckham and his then b...

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Record-breaking Deal for North East Fork Lift Company

Posted on the 15 June 2018

North East fork lift truck specialist Permatt has been awarded a record-breaking contract to supply a fleet of new machines to JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables owned by the TFKable Group. The deal, estimated to be worth six...

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Chief Secretary to the Treasury Opens Square One Law’s New Tees Valley Office

Posted on the 15 June 2018

Square One Law welcomed Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, to the North East and officially open the firm’s new Tees Valley office. The firm hosted a VIP breakfast meeting for Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen and an invited group of Tees Valley business owners and...

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