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John Takes Over Reins at Straughans

Posted on the 15 February 2018

Chester le Street accountancy practice Straughans, part of the Robson Laidler Group, has announced the promotion of John Holbrook to a director role as the former directors prepare for their retirement in March. John, 33 from Crook, will succeed Mike Fleming and Mike Tait who...

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W North Supports Growth of Yorkshire Acting Academy

Posted on the 15 February 2018

An expanding acting academy in Yorkshire has turned to W North to help raise its profile. The Leeds-based Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television acting (YAFTA) has hired the newly established Northern arm of W Communications in a bid to reach more prospective adult and yo...

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Two Senior Appointments Strengthen NBS Team

Posted on the 14 February 2018

NBS, the leading global provider of technical information, specification and BIM tools to construction industry professionals has announced they have filled two senior roles to head up their new business development team. Sascia Elliott, Head of Partnerships and Rowena Wal...

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Ward Hadaway Joins Forces with the University of York to Mentor Law Students

Posted on the 14 February 2018

Four new law undergraduates have been selected to take part in this year's mentoring scheme run by the Yorkshire team of Ward Hadaway and the University of York's Law School. The Top 100 law firm, which has offices across the North, in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester, has...

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NBS Sets International Standard for UK Building Manufacturers

Posted on the 13 February 2018

Newcastle based NBS is helping UK building manufacturers to make their products more accessible to Canadian construction professionals, as it updates its specialist software. UK manufacturers who update their product information on NBS’ global library to include relevant...

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RMS Drives it's Marketing Forward with Horizonworks

Posted on the 13 February 2018

Employment solutions firm, RMS Recruitment has appointed B2B marketing specialist Horizonworks to act as its outsourced marketing team. Headquartered in Darlington, the family owned firm operates from a network of offices across the UK including Birmingham, Southampton...

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RDA Help to Create Unique Coffee Shop Inside Somerset House

Posted on the 12 February 2018

RDA was recently appointed by Levy UK to bring a second store to life for Hej Coffee in the heart of London’s art and cultural hub, Somerset House. RDA’s team of design experts worked with Levy UK, a leading sports and hospitality caterer who have partnered with Hej Coffee a...

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Skills Drive Accelerates Growth at ElringKlinger

Posted on the 12 February 2018

A North East global automotive supplier has kickstarted the next phase of an ambitious growth plan with the extension of a training scheme to upskill its workforce. In 2016 Redcar-based ElringKlinger (GB) announced it was making a significant investment in a training programm...

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Clean Growth Top of the Agenda for Ministerial Visit to Teesside

Posted on the 12 February 2018

Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry was in the Tees Valley today reaffirming the Government’s commitment to clean growth. The region has the potential to exploit opportunities from future growth industries such as carbon, capture usage and storage (CCUS), district h...

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North East College Among the Best in the Country

Posted on the 8 February 2018

Gateshead College continues to be the top performing further education college in the North East and one of the best in the country, according to new national figures. The Department for Education’s School and College Performance Tables in England, place Gateshead College 4th...

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