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Gateshead College Develops Unique Approach to Apprenticeships

Posted on the 9 November 2020

A North East college has created a unique and highly bespoke approach to help employers recruit young talent from across the region.Working with Home Group, one of the UK’s largest housing associations, Gateshead College designed a bespoke data analyst apprenticeship to help the...

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The Lakes Distillery Identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

Posted on the 4 November 2020

The Lakes Distillery has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2020. The report recognises the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs)*, highlighting the regional and sector diversity...

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Mum’s Innovative Advent App Will Bring Christmas Magic Into Our Homes

Posted on the 3 November 2020

Working mum Jill Hudson’s brand-new advent app, Santa Academy, offers guilt-free screen-time for children and adds some much-needed magic to Christmas 2020; available to pre-order now. Jill Hudson, a UK-based working mum, has brought forward the release of her innovative ad...

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Local Marketing Agency Appointed to Help Mobilise 50,000 Unemployed into Jobs

Posted on the 28 October 2020

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) recently announced an extension of the Work and Health Programme service, called the Job Entry: Target Support (JETS) element, which will support those who have found themselves out of work due to Covid-19. Reed in Partnership, whi...

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U Hold the Key Experiences Surge in Demand for Self-storage Units

Posted on the 28 October 2020

Leading North East self-storage company U Hold The Key has seen a sharp increase in demand for self-storage in 2020, as people adjust to new circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic. The business has recorded a 15% increase in occupied storage units compared to the same tim...

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Why It's Important to Stay in Touch

Posted on the 27 October 2020

This blog comes from our partner, Diamond Group.It is so important to stay in touch, whether that’s with family, friends, colleagues or customers. Here’s our favourite ways of catching up (all while social distancing. Zoom Until around March, many of us hadn’t even heard of vide...

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Growth for North East industrial door manufacturer

Posted on the 27 October 2020

Hart Door Systems is looking to make further appointments to strengthen its operation The company, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, has a longstanding heritage stretching back to 1946. Hart is known for its consultative approach that enables it to deliver reliable do...

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Moody Logistics’ Apprentice Driver Alex Gains Maximum LGV Distinctions

Posted on the 27 October 2020

Moody Logistics and Storage has praised the dedication of Alex Skelton after he joined a distinguished group of candidates to have gained a clean sweep of distinctions as part of their Large Goods Vehicle Driver Level 2 apprenticeships. The 23-year-old, who passed his LGV l...

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Region's Net Zero Teesside Scheme Signs Partnership

Posted on the 26 October 2020

Net Zero Teesside, the UK’s ground-breaking carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project, has signed a new partnership to develop offshore CO2 transport and storage infrastructure under the North Sea to help accelerate the scheme’s development. Net Zero Teesside...

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How Your Business Can Utilise Technology

Posted on the 26 October 2020

This blog comes from our partner, Diamond Group.The Coronavirus crisis is causing many issues for businesses, but luckily, technology isn’t one of them. In fact, now could be the perfect time for your firm to get ahead of the curve, and ahead of your competitors, in terms of the...

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