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2019 Success for Bolton-based Parcel2Go

2019 was a record year for Bolton-based parcel comparison website Parcel2Go, in-creasing their authority as the number one website for finding couriers in the...

Ilkley restaurant supports local netball star on South African tour

Ilkley’s Clevedon Restaurant is sponsoring a Menston teenager who is representing her school in a South African netball tour this year. The staff and management...

A change of Status as leading digital agency becomes Qrious

Newcastle based agency Status Digital has rung the new year changes, unveiling a new status, rebranding as Qrious.

Shireen overcomes language barrier to secure work

A teenager who moved to Cumbria from war-torn Syria has secured herself permanent work, with support from a regional training provider.

Thrive wins Click Dealer branding brief following six-way pitch

Thrive has been appointed by Click Dealer, the Stoke-on-Trent based automotive software provider, to carry out a thorough brand refresh. The digital and creative...

Onyx Health Launch ‘Game-changing’ New Digital Offer

Onyx Health has recently launched an exciting new digital offering to put healthcare and pharma companies

All Adds Up With Launch of New Digital Agency

A new digital marketing agency has been launched in Sunderland with its sight firmly on creating jobs throughout 2020. Adel Fitch (Adds) is the man...

An Essential Guide to Health & Safety at Work – By Health & Safety...

Implementing legal and effective health and safety procedures can be a lot easier than some people might think. Here are a few points to guide you.

Coolair Equipment Reveal New Look For 40th Year

Coolair Equipment Finance Director Helen Sharratt, said: “The new fleet is the highest-spec available to ensure maximum driver comfort and safety and we are very excited about the new look. It’s a great way to kick start our 40th anniversary."

Over 20 new jobs available at Newcastle tech firm Hive HR

One of the North East's 'Best Places to Work', Newcastle-based Hive (HR) has announced they will be recruiting over twenty new roles in the first half of 2020—including Software Engineers, Marketers and Customer Success Managers.

Rolls-Royce Black Badge Cullinan visits Yorkshire

The eagerly awaited Black Badge Cullinan was unveiled in Yorkshire at a special event hosted by JCT600 to mark the launch of the latest addition to the Rolls-Royce portfolio of iconic, luxury vehicles.

Leeds vehicle safety firm expands with £3m investment in Midlands site

Auto engineering and vehicle safety firm SM UK has expanded with a £3m investment in a new 13,000 sq ft vehicle conversion workshop in the Midlands.

IR35 legislation could create opportunity says Hortor

Introduced in 2000, IR35 is a legislation imposed by HMRC which seeks to deter tax avoidance by implementing a strict set of criteria that...

Nearly two-thirds of ‘sick’ staff feel more pressure to go to work than last...

As people make their way back to the office after the festive break a survey has revealed that most workers feel more pressure to...

GBA Announces Two-Year Partnership Deal with Saracens

Leading Lancashire transport logistics specialist GBA Services has announced a two-year partnership deal with domestic and European rugby champions, Saracens.

Call For Government Clarity On Insolvency Sector Reforms

A North East insolvency expert is calling on the Government to clarify its intentions for reforming the UK’s insolvency framework.

Home care provider launches national recruitment drive in region

A firm of care experts is appealing for more carers to join or return to the profession following the result of the General Election.

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) expands operations into Tyne Dock

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) has expanded its business operations by acquiring a new building to support its after sales division. The company, which supplies heavy...

Two-thirds of self-employed people struggle financially ahead of tax deadline

More than 70% of self-employed people are forced into debt each year ahead of the January 31st HMRC self-assessment deadline. A recent survey by self-assessment...

INDUSTRO Solutions launches mental health first aider team

INDUSTRO Solutions is placing mental health at the forefront of its Health & Safety commitment with the creation of a team of mental health...

Galago Group makes acquisition of Northern Recruitment Group in strategic move for further growth

Northern Recruitment Group (NRG) has been acquired by fast growing recruitment organisation Galago Group. The acquisition will see Newcastle-based NRG and its Recruitment Processing Outsourcing...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum strengthens exchange programme with three new members

Three North East businesses have become exchange members of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, committing to continuous professional development for their teams. Funky Chunky Furniture, Park Commercial...

MHA Tait Walker expands data insights team as demand for services continues to grow

NORTH EAST accountancy firm MHA Tait Walker is gearing up for further growth on the back of its specialist Data Insights team, which helps provide strategic growth and insight to businesses across the North East and the UK.

Insurers join forces to fight cyber-crime

A North East specialist insurance broker has unveiled an innovative product designed to support businesses during a cyber-crime attack.

AlphaBiolabs appointed to carry out random drug testing on cabbies

AlphaBiolabs has been appointed to conduct random drug testing on taxi and private hire drivers in Liverpool after a new policy was approved by councillors. Testing is due to begin before Christmas and continue on a monthly basis.
B-North Chooses Newcastle Strategic Solutions for Savings Solution

B-North Chooses Newcastle Strategic Solutions for Savings Solution

B-North, the Manchester-based firm building an SME lending bank for the UK, has selected Newcastle Strategic Solutions Limited to provide its deposit-taking solution. B-North...

Home care provider launches national recruitment drive in region

A firm of care experts is appealing for more carers to join or return to the profession following the result of the General Election. Heritage...

Employers recognised for pledging to invest in the skills of Lancashire’s people

A group of employers from Lancashire have been recognised after becoming the first set of organisations in the county to formally pledge to invest in the skills of people living and working in the county.

North Yorkshire hotel owner looks to hand over his keys to enjoy life as...

The owner of the Kirkgate House Hotel in Thirsk is hoping to hand over the keys to new owners in order to enjoy his retirement as a guest in other B&Bs across the UK.

Recruitment director supports Hortor vision

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing consultancy, has promoted Niall Cook to Recruitment Director to support the company’s ambitious five-year plan to become a £100m...

User experience consultancy strengthens team with new appointment

A Yorkshire-based user experience and behavioural research consultancy has appointed a new sales executive.

Yorkshire business support programme provides over £1m in grant funding

A Yorkshire business support programme has provided more than a million pounds in grant funding since its launch.

NEFirst Credit Union Teams Up With The Banks Group To Encourage Better Money Management

A successful North East-focused credit union has teamed up with a major regional employer to provide better money management and workplace saving opportunities across its workforce.

Leeds-Based Logistics Supplier Announces Unprecedented Growth

A Leeds-based logistics company, has seen excessive growth this year. With over 80% year on year growth, it is not only the fastest growth ever seen for the UK branch, it’s also putting Leeds on the map within this international company.

Former colleagues join forces to launch a new kind of strategy consultancy

Claire Rigby and Martin Carr have joined forces to launch boardroom consulting; a new kind of strategy consultancy to help build and develop organisations, places and brands that are ever more relevant and relatable to stakeholders and audiences.

Cheshire East Council and Bloom help businesses set their sights on game-changing public sector...

Over 35 businesses in the North West who attended a supplier engagement event hosted by Cheshire East Council were informed about upcoming lucrative projects...

Free breakfast boost for PHX learners

A North West training provider has introduced a healthy start to the day for all its learners.

NRL’s Sunderland team announce charity partnership with Grace House

“We’re really excited to bring NRL’s Sunderland team on board as a Grace House corporate supporter in 2020 and look forward to working together in partnership over the coming year.”

Animmersion applies Augmented Reality to bring new insights and skills development to engineering industries

Animmersion is supporting projects to increase knowledge transfer and skills development in the engineering industry utilising Augmented Reality (AR). The North East-based visualisation and immersive...

Houghton International CEO Embarks on Antarctic Adventure of a Lifetime in Aid of the...

After two years of gruelling physical training, Michael Mitten, CEO of pump motor repair company Houghton International, is about to begin an incredible expedition...