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Listen to Episode Five of the Talking Future Podcast

Posted on the 30 September 2020

We’re excited to bring you a new Talking Future podcast episode.Created by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Talking Future focuses on the lives and work of North East entrepreneurs, their views of the future and how they are innovating as they plan ahead.In our fifth episode of Talking...

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Entrepreneur Interview: with Emma Gaudern, EMG Solicitors

Posted on the 28 September 2020

Tell me about your background in business? Having completed my law degree at Leeds University, I qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and began my professional career in the North West, gaining experience with several law firms, notably as partner and head of the wills, trusts...

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Announcing Our Autumn 2020 Events Programme

Posted on the 21 September 2020

We're excited to unveil our autumn-winter events programme designed to inspire, inform, and unite the North East’s business community.To view the events programme as a PDF click here.While this is our events programme as it currently stands, watch out for more announcements as g...

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Listen to Episode Four of the Talking Future Podcast

Posted on the 9 September 2020

We’re excited to bring you a new Talking Future podcast episode.Created by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Talking Future focuses on the lives and work of North East entrepreneurs, their views of the future and how they are innovating as they plan ahead.In our fourth episode of Talking...

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Ambitious Growing Businesses Invited to Apply for Scale-up Programme

Posted on the 7 September 2020

North-East businesses with ambitious growth plans are being encouraged to apply for the Entrepreneurs’ Forum’s fifth annual Scale-up Leader’s Academy, returning again in January 2021. Delivered over six months, the Scale-up Leader’s Academy offers practical advice through a...

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Scale-up Interview: with Gill Burgess, r//evolution

Posted on the 27 August 2020

Tell me about your background in businessI originally worked for a major marketing agency in the North West, where I gained a great deal of experience and the necessary confidence and desire to consider setting up my own agency. How was r//evolution formed?Having returned to...

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Scale-up Interview: Paul McGowan, Collingwood Legal

Posted on the 27 August 2020

Tell me about your background in business?I am a solicitor specialising in employment law, with more than 25 years’ experience in the legal profession. However, when I founded the firm a decade ago, I had limited knowledge of starting, running or scaling-up a business.How was Col...

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Listen to Episode Three of the Talking Future Podcast

Posted on the 19 August 2020

We’re excited to bring you a new Talking Future podcast episode.Created by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Talking Future focuses on the lives and work of North East entrepreneurs, their views of the future and how they are innovating as they plan ahead.In our third episode of Talking...

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Customer Responsiveness is Key to Post-lockdown Economic Success

Posted on the 17 August 2020

Business must respond to customers’ changing needs and expectations if the economy is to bounce back from the pandemic, an Entrepreneurs’ Forum panel event heard.Entrepreneurs operating within the North East’s travel, hospitality, retail, and sport sectors agreed that creating a...

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Listen to Episode Two of the Talking Future Podcast

Posted on the 29 July 2020

We’re excited to bring you a new Talking Future podcast episode.Created by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Talking Future focuses on the lives and work of North East entrepreneurs, their views of the future and how they are innovating as they plan ahead.In our second episode, Yvonne Be...

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