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£1.4Million Fund Launched to Help Local Business to Work Together

Posted on the 11 September 2019

The Tees Valley Mayor has today launched a new £1.4million fund for organisations in the region to help them work together on collaborative projects. Over the three-year period, it will support micro and small to medium sized enterprises to work together, along with univer...

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IGNIFI fulfilment service celebrates 1.5 million milestone

Posted on the 11 September 2019

The fulfilment arm of Sunderland-based healthcare creative agency IGNIFI has reached a major landmark, having handled 1.5 million items of marketing collateral on behalf of its national and global healthcare clients. In addition to developing major healthcare advertising...

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Student Paramedics Learn Lifesaving Skills During Traffic Crash Exercise

Posted on the 10 September 2019

Student paramedics worked alongside operational firefighters in a joint exercise aimed at saving the lives of those involved in serious vehicle collisions. Trainee paramedics from the University of Sunderland joined members of the Green Watch crew, from Sunderland Central F...

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International Conference Serves up Insight into Food Safety Culture

Posted on the 6 September 2019

A group of world leading experts on food safety gathered at the University of Sunderland this week for the North East’s first International Food Safety Culture Conference. Aimed at professionals and academics working in the industry, more than 60 delegates from sole traders to...

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TechHub Launched to Create Startup Community Outside of Newcastle City Centre

Posted on the 5 September 2019

Leading North East Digitech talent agency Ronald James Group has launched a budding TechHub for start up businesses in the region following its move to 3,500sq ft new premises. The hub will give local startups access to fully refurbished office space, desks and meeting rooms a...

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Square One Law Hosting Major North East Employment Conference to Help Businesses Plan for the Future Workforce

Posted on the 5 September 2019

Square One Law is bringing together a wealth of specialist knowledge from a cross-section of industries to help business leaders understand the changing employment environment at a major full day conference on 10 October 2019. The highly regarded, keynote speakers include, M...

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Two North East Agencies Collaborate to Transform Digital Healthcare Communications and Marketing

Posted on the 4 September 2019

Healthcare marketing communications agency, Onyx Health and digital product design and build specialists, NE6, have announced a strategic partnership to expand their digital offering to the global pharmaceutical and medical device/technology industry. The combined offering...

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TOC Property Backed Lending Trust PLC Continues to Move Forward Despite Uncertainty

Posted on the 4 September 2019

The TOC Property Backed Lending Trust PLC has continued to grow its portfolio of property backed loans as part of its strategy to support property investment and development projects across the UK. Its core focus remains the North East of England. Announcing interim results...

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College Appoints Former Chamber President as New Chair

Posted on the 3 September 2019

A well-respected business leader has been appointed chairman of the country’s number one-ranked college. John McCabe has taken up the role at Gateshead College, replacing outgoing chair Robin Mackie who has been in the position since 2008. A former president of the North...

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North East Based Business Becomes the first to Release Vehicle Mounted Drone Net Capture System

Posted on the 3 September 2019

OpenWorks Engineering, based in Stocksfield, Northumberland, is about to become the world’s first company to release a vehicle mounted drone capture system, which will be known as SkyWall Auto Response.The SkyWall Auto Response system will be officially launched at DSEI 2019, the...

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