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W North named Outstanding NE agency by CIPR

Posted on the 17 December 2018

W North has been named the North East’s outstanding agency at the region’s annual CIPR awards ceremony. The new consultancy, established in April last year by London based W Communications, made it a hat-trick of awards on the night, also picking up Best Consumer Relations Ca...

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Caring is Critical to Growth at Regions Fastest Scale Up

Posted on the 16 December 2018

THE region’s fastest growing business of 2018, The NBT Group, is urging North East scale ups to put staff wellbeing at the heart of their future expansion plans. After investing £500,000 earlier in the year and achieving its 2018 target turnover of £20m, Toby Bridges,...

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Expansion Plans for Miller UK Limited

Posted on the 14 December 2018

Cramlington based business Miller UK Limited has successfully negotiated new banking facilities to support expansion plans with new bankers Barclays. Established in 1978 Miller UK Limited is based at Bassington Lane, Cramlington. The business specialises in the manufactur...

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Moody's 10th Anniversary Calendar Builds on Durham Cathedral Partnership

Posted on the 14 December 2018

One of the North East’s most recognised family-run firms has built on its existing partnership with Durham Cathedral after commissioning a piece of art for its 10th annual calendar.Cramlington-based Moody Logistics and Storage has engaged with one of the UK’s renowned cartoo...

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Mediaworks Round Off Incredible 2018 With The Drum Top 100 Listing

Posted on the 13 December 2018

Mediaworks have been listed in The Drum Top 100 Independent Agencies for 2018, entering as the highest ranked North East Digital Marketing Agency, coming in at #37. Factors including key financial information over a two-year period, comparisons by headcount and regional/c...

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Multi-Million Pound NHS Wins for Tech Experts ITPS

Posted on the 13 December 2018

TECH experts ITPS have won a multi-million poundcontract to connect NHS organisations on 670 sites to the new NHS Health and Social Care Network (HSCN), as part of the Gateshead-based firm’s long term strategy to carve out a bigger share of the public sector market. HSCN is a...

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Former Royal Navy Personnel Bring their Expertise to Marine Sector Specialist

Posted on the 12 December 2018

South Tyneside-based engineering and technical recruitment specialist, Demob Job, is helping a North East company to strengthen its workforce with the recruitment of a trio of former Royal Navy personnel. Demob Job has helped to place three ex-military personnel into S...

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All a Bit of a Dog’s Brexit

Posted on the 12 December 2018

In 2017 the former Greek Finance Minister Yannis Varoufakis aptly described the Brexit negotiations as a ‘Dog’s Brexit’ and it would appear little has changed, says Dr Derek Watson from the University of Sunderland As Theresa May delays a Parliamentary vote on her Brexit d...

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Mayor Visits Surface Treatment Specialist Making Mark on the Globe

Posted on the 11 December 2018

Mayor Ben Houchen has visited a Tees Valley surface treatment machine specialist that is seeing success on a global scale. Vixen Surface Treatments, based in Thornaby, is a market leader in the design and manufacture of equipment used in surface treatments, including wet...

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Only 10% of Gen Z in the North East are Considering a Career in Manufacturing

Posted on the 7 December 2018

New research from Barclays Corporate Banking shows that only 10% of Generation Z (16-23 year- olds) in the North East are considering a career in manufacturing.  47% of these state this is because the career path does not appeal to them, or they do not believe they have the s...

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