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‘Don’t Be Afraid of Change’, Entrepreneurs’ Forum Event is Told

Posted on the 20 February 2020

The North East’s business leaders must not be afraid of tackling change head on, members of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum were told at its Chairman’s Dinner Guest speaker David Soley, chairman of Cameron’s Brewery, said that the region has faced and overcome many major economic...

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Region’s Entrepreneurs Gear Up for High-level Growth

Posted on the 17 February 2020

Today’s markets are incredibly complex and fast paced, and with recent political and economic developments, there was a real thirst from members of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum to learn how they can gear up for high-level growth. Business innovation strategist Paul Sutherland...

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HR2day Welcomes Entrepreneurs’ Forum for Business Seminar

Posted on the 12 February 2020

HR2day, a Darlington-based HR provider, is welcoming businesses across the North East to a networking seminar, featuring guest speakers covering key topics of interest, including chief executive of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Jonathan Lamb. The award-winning firm, launched i...

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Nominations Open for 2020 North East Entrepreneurial Awards

Posted on the 5 February 2020

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum is inviting nominations for its 17th annual awards which celebrate the best of entrepreneurship in the North East.Nominations for the North East Entrepreneurial Awards, which in the past have been won by some of the region’s most successful businesspeople...

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Entrepreneurs’ Forum Members Reap Benefits of Rising Business Confidence

Posted on the 31 January 2020

Members of the Forum are feeling the positive effects of an upswing in business confidence, its chief executive has revealed. Many of the 300 entrepreneurs it represents are reporting increased levels of optimism regarding business growth in the coming year. Jonathan La...

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Entrepreneur Interview: with Pete Watson, Atlas Cloud

Posted on the 30 January 2020

Tell me about your background in business From the age of eight growing up in Newcastle I used to go down to the Quayside market and buy toys and jokes and then sell them on at school. In those days I always seemed to have a venture on the go. I certainly possessed an...

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Entrepreneur Insight: Your Business and Finding Other People's Cash

Posted on the 28 January 2020

Rivers Capital Partners are specialists in growth stage investments, helping to source capital up to £10m or more for businesses with a focus on the North of England. Co-founder and Managing Director, Jonathan Gold, is a specialist in seed and growth investment with a backgrou...

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Welcoming Our Next Cohort of Scale-up Leaders

Posted on the 15 January 2020

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has unveiled the fourth cohort of its dedicated scale-up programme, the Scale-up Leader’s Academy. Launched in 2017, it supports ambitious business owners with their growth journey, helping to build an actionable ‘One Page Strategic Plan’ to achie...

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New Year's Message from our Chief Executive

Posted on the 19 December 2019

"The end of the year offers an appropriate time to reflect on the past 12 months and to look forward with confidence to the year ahead. 2019 has undoubtedly been a period of both economic and political confusion, resulting in a need for certainty and clarity for businesses in...

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Entrepreneurs’ Forum Strengthens Exchange Programme with Three New Members

Posted on the 10 December 2019

Three North East businesses have become exchange members of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, committing to continuous professional development for their teams. Funky Chunky Furniture, Park Commercial and RACZ Group are the latest businesses to become exchange members, joining EM...

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