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Industry Leaders Share Their Digital Marketing Tips with North East Entrepreneurs

Posted on the 9 April 2019

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum invited three industry leaders to share their digital marketing tips at the Forum’s first exchange event for 2019. The event focused on digital marketing for business, with Kieron Goldsborough of Narrative, Joe McEwan, former UK Head of Brand at i...

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The North East Has Plenty to Be Positive About—Here's Why

Posted on the 27 March 2019

It’s safe to say that there has been plenty of turbulence in the UK recently, largely brought about by the word that has taken control and shaped news agendas since 2016. This uncertainty hasn’t helped breed confidence across the business spectrum, at a time when positivity...

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Entrepreneur Interview: with Dan Martin, Elmtronics

Posted on the 25 March 2019

Headquartered in Consett, County Durham, Elmtronics has grown to become the UK’s largest independent supplier and installer of electric car charging points. The business counts local authorities and some of the most globally-recognised brands among its clientele, since its...

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Entrepreneur Insight: Selling at a Higher Level

Posted on the 20 March 2019

Richard Lane and Lee Durham are sales thought leaders and entrepreneurs, who are passionate about 'raising the bar of the sales profession' and love helping people and organisations achieve high growth by developing skills and mindsets and by improving sales processes.Sales is th...

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Born and Bred: Jonathan Warburton on Running a Family Business

Posted on the 12 March 2019

Jonathan Warburton, chairman of market-leading bakery brand Warburtons, and one of the UK’s most recognised business leaders, paid a visit to the North East to share his business advice with the region’s entrepreneurs. At a member event organised by the Entrepreneurs’ Foru...

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North East Entrepreneurs Would 'Vote to Remain in the EU' But the Majority Do Not Want a Second Vote

Posted on the 12 March 2019

North East entrepreneurs would ‘vote to remain in the European Union’ if an EU Referendum were called today - but the majority do not want a second vote. The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has released the results of its members’ business tracker survey which reveals that, if an EU Re...

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How Elaine Warburton is Changing the Face of Global Medicine

Posted on the 8 March 2019

Friday, 8th March 2019 marks International Women's Day, a day to celebrate women's achievements while simultaneously calling for a gender-balanced world. On this day, we're shining a light on Elaine Warburton, co-founder of QuantuMDx, and cover of our Spring/Summer 2019 memb...

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Brexit: North East Business Leaders Have Their Say

Posted on the 5 March 2019

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum’s first round table discussion of 2019 certainly put members through their paces, with the conversation focusing on a topic that has been instilled in our minds and across the mainstream media for almost three years now. Brexit has continued to domi...

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Announcing Our New Partners

Posted on the 27 February 2019

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has continued to strengthen its ties to the North East business community with a raft of new partnerships.The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has welcomed three new corporate partners – The Encore Group, Narrative Integrated Communications and Hilton Newcastle Gates...

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Rage Within the Machine: Simon Biltcliffe on Leading a Marxist-Capitalist Business

Posted on the 26 February 2019

Simon Biltcliffe, founder and CEO of print service specialist Webmart, offered fifty business leaders an insight into his company’s unconventional business model at the first Entrepreneurs’ Forum member event for 2019. During the event, Simon discussed employee motivation...

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