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MCR Services assist Vegetarian Society in North East food bank initiative

MCR Services is supporting the Vegetarian Society, a national charity, by delivering 7,600 meal boxes to food banks throughout the North East. The Cramlington-based firm...

Materials Processing Institute announces partnership with NorthEast Capital to support emerging science and engineering-led...

The Materials Processing Institute has announced a partnership with technology investment fund manager NorthEast Capital to support the growth of the region’s technology underpinned...

Bondgate IT issues warning after spate of invoice fraud in the North East

Bondgate IT is warning businesses and organisations in the North East to be on their guard after a recent spike in invoice fraud. Cyber criminals...

Arif Takes Board Position Thanks To Experience Bank Group

Business leader Arif Shahab is delighted to be using his experience to drive forward one of the region’s manufacturing companies, thanks to Peter Neal...

Taylor Wimpey and Boro Build New Partnership

Homebuilder Taylor Wimpey North Yorkshire has announced a Business Club partnership with Middlesbrough Football Club, as the company embarks on a new project which will see almost 1,000 new homes built in Stockton.

Seriös Group eyes expansion with recruitment drive

Seriös Group is embarking on a new scale-up strategy after it exceeded its first-year revenue forecast, which includes the creation of new jobs. The Newcastle-based...

Business leaders in the North East reveal their hopes for the Budget

As Chancellor Rishi Sunak prepares to unveil the government’s spending plans in Wednesday’s Budget, debate continues to rage as which taxes should be increased...

How to support the wellbeing needs of a child within a 21st Century school

For over 30 years, schools have managed data using Management Information Systems (MIS). These systems digitally capture data of people that are within the...

Spring Into Positivity For Success

Steve Black, also known as Blackie, is well known in the sporting world for his positive mind, fit body approach. More recently he has...

New multi-million pound building marks two decades and 85 schools for leading North East...

Leading North East practice Space Architects is celebrating 20 years of designing schools, with the submission of plans for their 85th building, a multi-million pound school in Hyde, Greater Manchester.

Newcastle based Changfa Capital launches new share-matching service

Innovative crowdfunding platform to unlock Chinese capital market opportunities

Quartet of acquisitions highlights strategies of ambitious companies in 2021

RG Corporate Finance (RGCF) has seen a heightened appetite for business acquisitions having advised on four significant acquisitions in as many weeks. In this period...

Onyx Health Targets Digital Growth with New Executive Director

Onyx Health have appointed Trevor Pill as their Executive Director

GMI Construction to expand operations and create job opportunities as part of North East...

GMI Construction Group PLC (GMI) has announced that it is investing in the North East by expanding its operations and creating employment, as part...

Wave Direct targets export growth with global ecommerce investments

Wave Direct, a leading technology driven inflatable hot tub company focused on delivering innovative solutions to the leisure and recreation industry, has announced plans...

Sarah Mains To Auction Newcastle’s £1 Property

Sarah Mains Residential Auctions has an exciting opportunity to snap a West End property up with a starting price of just £1. The online, in-house...

Dame Margaret Barbour receives Lifetime Achievement honour at North East Entrepreneurial Awards

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has recognised Dame Margaret Barbour’s huge contribution to the North East by presenting her with its 2020 Lifetime Achievement award. A former...

Materials Processing Institute committed to encouraging innovation through workforce diversity

The Materials Processing Institute is encouraging more people from diverse backgrounds to pursue a career in innovative technologies. The Teesside-based not-for-profit research and innovation centre...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum announces new board appointment

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has welcomed a former North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year to its board who will help drive a new digital-focused...

Digital specialist urges firms to back apprenticeships

A growing web design and development agency has urged firms to continue providing opportunities for young people, after onboarding an apprentice of its own...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum welcomes seven more business leaders to its scale-up programme

Seven business leaders are gearing up for growth after joining the Entrepreneurs’ Forum 2021 Scale-up Leader’s Academy. Chloe Clover of Wander Films, Claire Rutherford of...

CMS compliance director receives two Fellowships in recognition of industry contribution

Stephen Dunn, compliance director at Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd (CMS), has been awarded Fellowships by two professional bodies in recognition of his expertise...

Evolved Search hires Head of CRO to lead new offering

Search marketing specialist agency, Evolved Search, has announced it has welcomed Simon Clark as its first Head of Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO). Clark, who began...

Premier Roof Systems completes first acquisition to expand manufacturing capacity and market presence

Premier Roof Systems (PRS) has completed its first acquisition with the purchase of fellow North East-based Classic Windows. The Jarrow-based company has achieved consistent year...

Student Cribs partner with ATV to Improve Tech in New Properties

The largest provider of student accommodation in Newcastle, Jesmond, Heaton and Sandyford has partnered with a local aerial and cable company to upgrade all...

Cascade Brings In Ryan Via Northern Skills

The region’s award-winning cash management company, Cascade Cash Management, has created an opportunity for a young person to start a career in the industry...

Tier One Capital wealth adviser named one of the UK’s best

Senior Wealth Adviser, Michael Carrick from Newcastle-based wealth management and property lending specialists Tier One Capital (Tier One) has been named as one of...

Walton Robinson calls for calm ahead of parliamentary debate regarding stamp duty holiday

Walton Robinson, the Newcastle-based property agent, is reassuring buyers and sellers there won’t be the cliff edge many fear if the stamp duty holiday...

North East firm investing in local talent with launch of graduate scheme.

Newcastle based financial firm Reeves Independent continue to grow, launching a new graduate scheme for eight trainees to join the business.

Entrepreneurs’ Forum welcomes its eighth corporate partner, Lumo

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has welcomed a new corporate partner, taking the number of businesses it is partnered with to eight. Research and development tax credits...

Greaves West & Ayre ranks amongst top Financial Advisers

One of Berwick-upon-Tweed’s oldest firms, Greaves West & Ayre (GWA), has been listed in the top 30 of Financial Advisers 2020 by FTAdviser.

Moody Logistics unveils ‘Geordie Hope’ as part of £350,000 fleet investment

Staff named the Iveco Stralis tractor unit ‘Geordie Hope’ as it arrived at the Cramlington site shortly before the first COVID-19 vaccine was approved for use in in the UK.

Tier One Capital releases £10m new funding to North East property development market

Tier One Capital (Tier One), the North East-based wealth management and property lending specialist, has announced a further £10 million of funds to help...

Experience Bank Group Preps New Board

Cascade, the region’s leading cash management company, has invested in support from The Experience Bank Group ahead of an expected announcement of its new...

North East Entrepreneurial Awards finalists revealed

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has unveiled the finalists for its online North East Entrepreneurial Awards. Delivered during a week-long social media campaign, starting Monday 8th February,...

Businesses in the North East offered free advisory boards in local pilot

Be the Business is to pilot a free advisory board scheme in the North East. Family businesses in the area are to be provided with free support from a handpicked board of experienced industry experts.

Entrepreneurs’ Forum hails 2021 as ‘Year of the Entrepreneur’

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has branded 2021 as the Year of the Entrepreneur – bringing with it opportunity and a renewed sense of optimism and...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum optimistic over vaccine boost for economy despite latest ‘sobering’ figures

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has described the latest figures that reveal the UK economy shrank by 2.6 percent in November as “sobering”. However, its chief executive...

Tier One Capital appoints senior business development expert

Newcastle based wealth management and property lending specialists Tier One Capital (Tier One) has appointed experienced consultant Martin Stout to support its new North...

Poptop to begin global roll-out after raising further £440k

The events booking platform Poptop has raised a further £440,000 to pursue its global expansion plans. The funding comes from existing investors DSW Ventures...

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