Member News

Last call for entries to prestigious awards

Posted on the 4 September 2012

Time is fast running out for entries to one of the region's most hotly anticipated awards ceremonies, which celebrates the North East's best women in business. There is now just a matter of days remaining for entries into the prestigious North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year...

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Positive signs for R&B Group

Posted on the 29 August 2012

As event, production and communication company, R&B Group approach their 21st year in business, the firm reports a very positive six months trading. Figures show a 25% increase in sales on the first half year, compared to that of last year; with the new work coming increasing...

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Damon Takes On Toughest C2C Challenge for CHUF

Posted on the 22 August 2012

Forum member Damon Voss of My Sports Clinic has completed an epic Coast to Coast challenge in aid of the Children's Heart Unit Fund (CHUF).The 3 day challenge saw a core team of 11 complete a 100 mile bike ride, starting in Whitehaven, with a 1 mile swim en-route across Derw...

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New Appointment For Training Provider

Posted on the 21 August 2012

Assistive technology specialist e-Quality Learning has appointed a new business and customer development manager to strengthen its senior team's expertise and support its ongoing expansion.Highly-experienced Michelle Wickenden, from the Midlands, has joined the Tyneside-based com...

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Dentist Direct celebrates Colchester launch success

Posted on the 10 August 2012

National firm Dentist Direct is celebrating after successfully launching a new practice that heralds the introduction of drill-free dentistry in Colchester.A significant number of people attended the family open day at Dentist Direct's new Colchester practice, where Britain's Got...

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Anja gives children’s charity a cash boost

Posted on the 10 August 2012

An eight-year-old girl is showing she has a head for business as she pledges to raise much-needed funds for a children's charity.Anja Short has begun organising a family fun day in aid of The Sick Children's Trust, this year's official charity of the Entrepreneurs' Forum, of...

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Congratulations to Status

Posted on the 2 August 2012

  Status won the ‘Best Newcomer' award at The Big Chip Awards 2012, held at The Palace Hotel in Manchester on the 5th July.Status was shortlisted for the award along with Givey, an online system that enables gift-aided donations to be made through social media and SMS....

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Nicholson's Transport ramp up recruitment

Posted on the 2 August 2012

A North East transport business has expanded its team and its fleet as it looks to capitalise on a healthy upturn in trading. Nicholson's Transport has appointed Teesside University graduate Keisha Cox as its first ever management trainee.It has also invested in two addition...

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Dynamic business partnership announced

Posted on the 1 August 2012

A North East company dedicated to supporting women in business has officially partnered up with the region's leading business membership organisation. In a move that will significantly boost the agenda for women in business, Women into the Network (WIN), which supports and promot...

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Rapid Rise For 4th Aspect

Posted on the 31 July 2012

A couple have won customers around the world just weeks after launching their business which pushes a client's name to the top of the list in an online search.Sunderland based 4th Aspect was set up by husband and wife team Dave and Claire Glynn after the duo spotted a gap in...

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