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Diamond Group is Scaling Up and Shining Bright

Posted on the 13 March 2020

A North East provider of bespoke office solutions is looking to scale up thanks to a regional growth programme. Diamond Group, which offers IT solutions, telecoms, office furniture and office printing equipment, is working with the Scale-Up North East programme, benefitting...

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Top Marks for Packaging Firm

Posted on the 13 March 2020

A North East supplier of packaging solutions has been awarded one of the industry’s highest accreditations following an intensive audit process. Encore Packaging Solutions, part of The Encore Group and based in Peterlee, produces solid board boxes, direct mail packaging an...

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The HR Dept Newcastle is Ramping Up its Coronavirus Support for SMEs in the North East

Posted on the 12 March 2020

Due to the unprecedented volume of enquiries being receiving from their clients about coronavirus (Covid-19), The HR Dept have been very responsive to ensure that employers are kept informed with guidance in relation to staffing issues and contingency planning. Jayne Hart, D...

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NHS Project Extends Psychological Support Around Major Incidents

Posted on the 11 March 2020

Recovery College Online, part of the Tees, Esk and Wear Valley (TEWV) NHS Foundation Trust, has collaborated with Sunderland-based healthcare marketing agency IGNIFI, to provide resources and e-learning around major incidents such as acts of terrorism. The Trust has developed...

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Cellular Solutions Underlines Growth Ambitions with Appointment of Business Development Manager

Posted on the 11 March 2020

Sunderland-based business communications and systems specialist, Cellular Solutions, has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new business development manager. David Ness has joined the company to spearhead its growth in Scotland and brings with him a wealth of...

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Parsons Containers Group Targets National Growth with Appointment of Managing Director

Posted on the 10 March 2020

Leading shipping container business Parsons Containers Group has announced the appointment of a new managing director. Damien Murphy joined Parsons at the start of March and is based at the group’s headquarters in Sedgefield, County Durham. Company founder and former MD Ean P...

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O Tees Off 2020 with Contract Win as British Masters Returns to North East

Posted on the 10 March 2020

Creative communications agency O Communications has landed the contract to spread the word about the Betfred British Masters tournament for the fourth consecutive year. Returning to the North East, the Betfred British Masters will be held at Close House in Newcastle from 30...

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New Certification Demonstrates Durhamlane's Ability to Exceed Client Expectations

Posted on the 9 March 2020

durhamlane has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification. This is regarded as one of the business world’s most rigorous and respected standards.  The ISO 9001:2015 QMS is an international standard and is held by many organisations who demonstrate t...

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International Women’s Day: Time’s Up for Gender Inequality

Posted on the 7 March 2020

Sunday is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is #EachforEqual – based around the view ‘an equal world is an enabled world’. Here, women professors from the University of Sunderland express their views on how far we have come in terms of gender equality – and how...

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Darlington HR Expert Urges Businesses to Get Ahead of Upcoming Employment Law Changes

Posted on the 6 March 2020

HR2day, a Darlington-based HR specialist, is advising local businesses to ensure they are ahead of the game when the government’s new Good Work Plan comes into effect on 6 April. The Good Work Plan came about as a result of an independent review and has been dubbed ‘one of...

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