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North East Accountant of the Year Appointed to Director

Posted on the 10 July 2020

A new director has been appointed to help lead a North East accountancy firm as it sets its sights on becoming a leading business development and coaching provider, aiding businesses throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Nick Wilson, 28, from Blyth, who holds the title of Nort...

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North East Offshore Engineering Firm Welcomes Host of New Talent on Board

Posted on the 8 July 2020

Leading North East offshore technology supplier Osbit has welcomed two graduates and two further permanent staff members to its Northumberland-based team.   The new employees have joined Osbit’s 110 strong workforce as the business celebrates ten years of operations,...

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Adderstone Group Launch Specialist Social Housing Division

Posted on the 8 July 2020

Newcastle-based property development and investment company, Adderstone Group has launched a dedicated social housing division, Adderstone Living, to contribute towards tackling the national housing crisis by building affordable and extra care housing solutions. The new...

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Animmersion Secures Innovate UK to Enhance Development of Immersive Event Technology

Posted on the 6 July 2020

Animmersion UK has secured a government grant to support the further development of its Virtual Interactive Events (VIE) service, which is helping organisations overcome the suspension of physical exhibitions and conferences as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and to manage unce...

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Lockdown Home Improvement Boom Sees Record Sales for Funky Chunky Furniture

Posted on the 3 July 2020

Funky Chunky Furniture has seen sales of its furniture, shelves and home accessories soar as consumers focus on home improvements. The furniture manufacturer and online retailer had its highest levels of sales ever in May and June this year, as it dispatched record number...

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r//evolution Gains Hubspot Platinum Partner Status

Posted on the 3 July 2020

Growth agency r//evolution, specialists in digital marketing, has become the northeast’s only HubSpot Platinum Solutions Partner. r//evolution services clients UK-wide, from Brighton to Orkney, from its office bases in Gateshead and Manchester. The company has a strong tra...

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Orange Wine and Sherry Cask Finishes Enhance One Whisky Collection

Posted on the 2 July 2020

The Lakes Distillery has unveiled two new whiskies as part of The One collection; The One Orange Wine Cask Finished Whisky and The One Sherry Cask Finished Whisky. With The Lakes Single Malt at its heart - blended with select Scotch grain and malt whiskies from the Highlands...

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Online Communities – An Engagement Solution for Now and For the Future

Posted on the 30 June 2020

When physical face to face engagement with your target audience isn’t an option, the obvious answer is: move it online – and Explain Market Research’s online communities offer an adaptable solution in the current climate. So what is an online community? At the heart o...

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New Production Manager Brings Automotive Industry Expertise to High Speed Doors Manufacturer

Posted on the 30 June 2020

Hart Door Systems has appointed John Rafferty, an experienced production manager, to strengthen manufacturing processes. The company, based in Newcastle, is a long-established and pioneering designer and manufacturer of commercial and industrial doors. John Rafferty has...

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Osbit Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Posted on the 29 June 2020

Northumberland-based offshore technology supplier Osbit is celebrating a decade in business. Osbit began operations at its Riding Mill headquarters 10 years ago with three owner-directors, now four, all engineers and soon established a powerful engineering team. Over the...

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