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Shipping Containers Firm Set for Further Business with New North East Site

Posted on the 19 June 2019

Local shipping containers firm Parsons Containers Group has opened a new 2.2-acre site in the region representing a major step change for the growing business.Situated under the Tees flyover, the strategically important location now hosts both a container sales office and an addi...

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Network Rail Appoint Guerilla

Posted on the 18 June 2019

Award winning brand communications agency Guerilla have won a pitch to develop an integrated campaign designed to communicate the benefits that the National Railway, Upgrade Plan investment is bringing to passengers. The Newcastle based agency was selected following the succe...

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Local Business Punjab Kitchen and Bidfood Acquisition Deal Sealed with Advice from Square One Law and KPMG

Posted on the 18 June 2019

South Shields business The Punjab Kitchen Ltd, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of individually plated, dietary-specific and texture-modified meals, has been acquired by international foodservice distributor, Bidfood. North East commercial law firm, Square One Law and KPMG...

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Animmersion Increases its International Export Across the Pond

Posted on the 17 June 2019

Animmersion has experienced a 40 per cent growth in enquiries from the United States in recent months.This year, that figure will account for a quarter of its turnover. The Middlesbrough-based company has secured six new clients from across the US providing its digital visualisat...

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Osbit Expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors

Posted on the 14 June 2019

Work has begun on expanding Osbit’s headquarters to accommodate the company’s rapidly expanding workforce and facilitate an increase in demand for its engineering expertise in the global offshore renewables and oil & gas markets. The company is constructing a new singl...

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Behavioural Consultancy Wins Ageing Workforce Contract Across Three Regions

Posted on the 13 June 2019

A North East behavioural consultancy has won a new contract to deliver an ageing workforce programme across three regions.Duo Global Consulting has secured a contract with Education Development Trust, prime contractors of the National Careers Service, to deliver the course as par...

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Unwritten Celebrate Five Years by Announcing Growth Plans with New Senior Team

Posted on the 13 June 2019

As a result of new contract wins and a growing demand for an integrated approach to marketing, communications agency, Unwritten, welcomes three new team members in senior management roles, as well as strengthening the business’ digital capabilities with a senior developer. A...

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Lakes Distillery Entrepreneur Named One of the Most Influential People in British Luxury

Posted on the 7 June 2019

The Lakes Distillery co-founder Nigel Mills CBE has been singled out as one of the most influential entrepreneurs in British luxury in the inaugural Walpole Power List, in association with Inzito and Coutts. A roll call of the 50 Most Influential People in British Luxury, Wa...

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HIV-friendly Workplace Charter Gathers Pace Across UK

Posted on the 7 June 2019

Organisations across the UK are signing up to powerful new charter a year after its North East launch to increase employers’ commitments to becoming HIV-friendly. The University of Sunderland was the first to volunteer and sign up to the Positive Allies Charter Mark, design...

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Newcastle Thunder Stars Swap the Rugby Pitch for the Road with Moody Logistics

Posted on the 31 May 2019

North East rugby league stars have swapped the pitch for the road as part of their longstanding partnership with Moody Logistics.Newcastle Thunder players Carne Doyle-Manga, a Cook Island international, and Alex Donaghy, from the club’s U19s squad, visited Moody’s depot in Cramli...

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