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J&B Recycling Well Placed to Manage Aftermath of COVID-19

Posted on the 29 June 2020

The North East’s largest independent waste management firm, J&B Recycling, spoke this week about how it has dealt with the challenges presented by the Covid-19 outbreak, three months into this unprecedented global situation. The company has operated throughout the coron...

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PR and Marketing Expert Invited Back to Deliver Follow-up Keynote Speech at National Event

Posted on the 25 June 2020

Due to the success of last month’s PR in a Pandemic keynote address at a national, online marketing showcase, the managing director of a North East PR and marketing agency has been invited to return for a second time. Charlotte Nichols, founder of Harvey & Hugo, will be deli...

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Caroline Moody Named as Finalist in Everywoman Transport & Logistics Awards

Posted on the 24 June 2020

Caroline Moody, the managing director of Northumberland-based Moody Logistics and Storage, has been announced as a finalist in the 2020 Amazon everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. Celebrating those women who are currently transforming the industry, she is one of...

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Unwritten's Maddy Houghton Appointed to The Common Room Youth Board

Posted on the 24 June 2020

Following her appointment as Head of Delivery at Unwritten Group, Maddy Houghton has been appointed to join the Youth Board of The Common Room. As part of the comprehensive redevelopment of what is formerly known to most as the Mining Institute in Newcastle upon Tyne, The Co...

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Diamond Group MD Sets 1,000 Mile Walking Challenge for Age UK

Posted on the 23 June 2020

Taking inspiration from The Proclaimers, a North East managing director has challenged himself to walk 500 miles, then 500 more, to support a charity during the COVID-19 lockdown. John Burns, who owns the office solutions provider Diamond Group, decided to take on the challe...

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Northern Law Firm Asks the Chancellor for 'Fourteen Measures to Boost the Economy'

Posted on the 23 June 2020

Square One Law senior partner, Ian Gilthorpe has written to the Chancellor, Rt Hon. Rishi Sunak MP, to suggest fourteen measures to help boost the economy. The letter comes after the Newcastle, Tees Valley and Leeds-based law firm, together with project partner Recognition...

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Haylofts Under Starters' Order

Posted on the 22 June 2020

The finishing touches are being made to the £1.5m transformation of a Newcastle city centre stables into a hi-tech business centre. HyHubs, the business centre chain that includes Hoults Yard in Byker and Hypoint in Gateshead, has worked on the former St Thomas Street Stables...

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Boiler Company Pledges to Plant Forest to Offset Household CO2

Posted on the 22 June 2020

North East family-run heating company, Gas Angel Heating, launches its new boiler and central heating cover plans with a pledge to plant trees every time a customer takes out or renews a policy. The Newcastle-based company launched Gas Angel Cover this month, and directors...

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Square One Law Advises Online Rental Business Hirestreet on Latest Fundraising

Posted on the 17 June 2020

Commercial law firm, Square One Law has advised online rental fashion business, Hirestreet on securing a round of funding from its existing shareholders.  Last year Hirestreet saw revenue growth of 1050%, and saved customers over £500,000 by renting instead of buying. T...

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Elmtronics and The Algorithm People Join Forces to Help Businesses Reduce Carbon and Cut Costs

Posted on the 17 June 2020

ELMTRONICS and The Algorithm People, two of the North East’s leading electric vehicle specialists, have joined forces to provide a new way for vehicle operators to reduce costs and cut carbon emissions. The partnership created a new way for businesses to decarbonise their fle...

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