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Charlotte's Latest Blog: Harvey & Hugo 10 Years on...Spot the Difference

Posted on the 25 July 2019

Harvey and Hugo founder Charlotte Nichols has shared her latest blog, where she tells us how things have changed over the 10 years since she started the business.Following on from an article I wrote as the business celebrated its fifth birthday, I thought I’d recreate the pho...

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HR2day Adds to Headcount and Secures a Top Contract

Posted on the 24 July 2019

Teesside-based HR2day is gearing up for further growth, with the appointment of an HR administrator to its team.The award-winning, Darlington firm, delivers tailor-made HR solutions for businesses, government bodies and not-for-profit organisations.The ever-expanding team adds HR...

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North East Cancer Charity to be Supported at Flame's Racenight

Posted on the 24 July 2019

A North East cancer charity is set for a place in the winning enclosure as Flame Heating Group prepares for its fourth annual racenight.Saras Hope Foundation is being supported by the heating and plumbing merchant as Flame’s nominated charity for 2019, which will host its ‘Flame...

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PROTO Partnership Powers Tech Revolution

Posted on the 24 July 2019

A North East college is joining forces with the country’s first emerging technology facility to develop the future digital workforce.  Gateshead College is officially partnering with neighbour PROTO to develop a new pipeline of digital skills, create commercial opportu...

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A Law Society First for Malhotra Group Lawyer

Posted on the 23 July 2019

A senior figure at a leading North East hospitality and leisure group has achieved a first for the region with a new appointment. Group In-House Lawyer, Anu Kaura, Head of Legal at Newcastle-based Malhotra Group, has been appointed as a committee member for the Law Society’s...

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Industry Guru Appointed to Drive Success at Encore Envelopes

Posted on the 23 July 2019

A Washington-headquartered printed envelope producer has appointed an industry guru to the team to drive the firm’s success. Dawn Hinnighan has joined Encore Envelopes as the company’s business improvement manager with over two decades of experience in customer servic...

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Sunderland Students Celebrate Success at National TV Awards

Posted on the 23 July 2019

Students from the University of Sunderland picked up three national awards for outstanding film-making at a ceremony in London. Ciaran Charles, the writer and director of the coming-of-age film Smoked Mackerel, accepted two awards for Best Postgraduate Drama and Best Writer....

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Elmtronics Wins Six-figure FW Capital NPIF Investment

Posted on the 1 July 2019

ELECTRIC vehicle (EV) charging specialists Elmtronics has secured a £200,000 investment from NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, managed by FW Capital and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). Elmtronics offers an end-to-end solution to customers by supplying,...

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Technology on agenda for Secretary of State visit

Posted on the 1 July 2019

The Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds was in the North East on Friday  (June 28) to see how Gateshead College is using digital technology to prepare students for work. The college demonstrated how they are using Virtual Reality (VR) across all areas of the curr...

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Hannah Kicks off for Women’s Football in Spain

Posted on the 28 June 2019

With England through to the semi-finals of the World Cup women’s football has never had a higher profile – and one young footballer from the North East is helping the stars of the future, thanks to support from her university. In March this year Hannah Day, captain of the U...

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