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Call Centre Hero Gets Senior Management Promotion

Posted on the 22 March 2010

A Call Centre Hero Award winner from Gateshead-based Spark Response has been promoted just six months after receiving his accolades. Trevor Flack, 45, from Hebburn, won the Call Centre Clinic’s ‘Support Hero England’ and ‘Support Hero UK’ awards whil...

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800 Young Hopefuls Use Their Loaf At Youth Conference

Posted on the 11 March 2010

Over 800 budding entrepreneurs from schools and colleges across the region gathered yesterday (10th March) at the Use Your Loaf conference at Rainton Meadows Arena, Houghton-le-Spring to hear valuable words of wisdom from a host of the UK’s leading young tycoons. In associa...

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It Never Rains But It Pours At Northern Washrooms

Posted on the 8 March 2010

While many small businesses are sinking under the weight of the recession, a Consett Company is managing to survive the storm. Northern Washrooms, a washroom equipment company that started up almost two years ago, has forged ahead in the market place with new products that promis...

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Spark Cleans Up With Soap And Glory Contract

Posted on the 2 March 2010

Gateshead-based contact centre and fulfilment specialist Spark Response has won a new contract to provide trade fulfilment for the cosmetics brand Soap & Glory. Spark already works for BrandHandling, the owner of the Soap & Glory brand, providing fulfilment services for a...

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North East IT Experts Help National Park Make Dramatic Energy Savings

Posted on the 24 February 2010

Management at the Lake District National Park – England’s largest National Park - have turned to a North East IT specialist for help in boosting efficiency and reducing their environmental impact by the equivalent of planting 600 trees. Experts from Gateshead-based IT...

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Spark Response Expands Service Portfolio With New Storage Solutions

Posted on the 16 February 2010

Gateshead-based contact centre and fulfilment specialist Spark Response is offering a new storage service to local businesses as part of its service portfolio expansion. Spark has undergone a major business turnaround in the last three years, restructuring its sales and marketing...

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Silvermoor Gallops Nationwide

Posted on the 12 February 2010

The refusal of horse owners to neglect their animals during tough economic times has helped a Northumberland firm to a 36% surge in sales this year. And, such is the demand for Alnwick-based Silvermoor’s horse feed, that the company is now planning to invest £250,000...

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20,000 Extra Tenners Up For Grabs To Help More North East Students Make Money To Make A Difference

Posted on the 11 February 2010

Enterprise UK’s eagerly anticipated annual ‘Make Your Mark with a Tenner’ competition is doubling in size, offering twice as many North East students the opportunity to make money and make a difference with a £10 loan.Thanks to a grant of £250,000 fr...

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Entrepreneurs Prepare For A Mountain Of A Challenge

Posted on the 10 February 2010

An intrepid team of successful North East entrepreneurs are set to scale new heights by embarking on the challenge of a lifetime. The businessmen and women, who are all members or associates of the Entrepreneurs' Forum, are to trek the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp –...

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New Year Sees The 'O' Grow

Posted on the 2 February 2010

The North east’s outstanding public relations consultancy of the year is continuing its previous year of growth by appointing a new senior account manager to work on the host of new client wins. Chrissie Gardiner has joined O Communications with ten years’ experience...

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