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EdTech firm SoundbiteLearning honoured with prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

EdTech firm SoundbiteLearning - the company behind the award-winning GCSEPod digital content and revision platform - has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2021: International Trade, recognising the company's work on the global stage.

Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd director raises almost £2,500 for homeless charities

Stephen Dunn has raised almost £2,500 for local homeless charities after taking part in a CEO Sleepout. The 48-year-old, who is Compliance and People Director...

Smart IT bags Zen “Partner of the Year” award

Gateshead based, technology provider Smart IT are honoured to be announced as Zen New Partner of the Year. Managing Director Tony Wilson and Darryl...

Nunthorpe event is a festive favourite thanks to local Ho Ho Homebuilder

Local five star housebuilder, Barratt Homes, kicked off the festive period in style with a Christmas event to remember at its Grey Towers Village...

Slow your speed! Local housebuilder partners with Spennymoor school to design posters for Road...

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, has teamed up with primary school students in Spennymoor to help raise awareness of road safety. As part of...

My Property Box acquires Groves estate agent to strengthen position on Tyneside and Northumberland

My Property Box has acquired Newcastle estate agent Groves as part of its strategic growth plan. All 12 staff will be retained and the firm,...

Seriös Group secures UK IoT analytics deal with Australia’s Urban.io

Seriös Group is enabling businesses across the UK to cut costs, create efficiencies and improve their sustainability after agreeing to be the preferred UK...

Heathline Commercials’ decision to work through lockdowns is paying dividends

A decision to forge ahead and open a £500,000 workshop at the start of the pandemic has paid dividends for Heathline Commercials, which has...

Slow your speed! Local housebuilder partners with Hebburn school to design posters for Road...

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, is teaming up with primary school students in Hebburn to help raise awareness of road safety. As part of...

UK firm’s software launch a ‘game changer’ to prevent data breaches

Newcastle-based software firm, Infotel UK, is spearheading a new inimitable product designed to prevent the mismanagement of data and breaches of GDPR obligations across all businesses that hold sensitive data.

Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd describes new EV charge point law as ‘major leap...

Commercial Maintenance Services (CMS) UK Ltd has described the requirement that all new homes and commercial buildings must be fitted with electric vehicle charging...

Newcastle-based housebuilder donates £1,000 towards new defibrillator at Jarrow’s West Park

A Jarrow community group will soon be installing a potentially life-saving defibrillator at a much-loved park thanks to a generous donation from a local...

Adam Tindale joins RG Corporate Finance as Corporate Finance Executive

RG Corporate Finance has welcomed Adam Tindale to its fast-growing team as a newly-qualified chartered certified accountant – just five years after joining the...

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum confirms Elaine Stroud as its new CEO

The new CEO of the North East’s largest entrepreneur membership group has been unveiled at its autumn conference. Elaine Stroud was confirmed as the new...

Debbie Jackson appointed Flexitallic’s Key Account Manager for the North East region

Flexitallic UK, the international market leader in the design, manufacture, and supply of industrial static sealing solutions, has appointed Debbie Jackson as Key Account...

Female-led North East Tech Company Thrives During Global Pandemic

Blueocto, a successful web development company based in Sunderland, has gone from strength to strength, taking on new employees and clients despite the Covid-19...

GMI Construction Group to begin work on £30m Hillthorn Business Park development

GMI Construction Group is starting work on a £30m contract to construct 362,600 sq. ft of commercial units as part of the first phase...

NECIT Services recruits Inspekta Gadget to tackle global problem of CV fraud within inspection...

NECIT Services has created its own verification platform in response to rising incidents of CV fraud within the inspection services industry. Inspired by the 1980’s...

Vertu Motors donation supports charity’s efficiency drive

Vertu Motors plc has donated £140,000 to a North East charity committed to transforming the lives of offenders, their families and communities. Junction 42, based...

Couple celebrate being the first to move into new North East housing development

A couple are celebrating becoming the first residents to move into their new home at Garden Mews, following a multi-million-pound investment by independent local...

Adam Bartle joins Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd as Head of Renewables

Commercial Maintenance Services (CMS) UK Ltd has appointed Adam Bartle to the newly created position of head of renewables as it looks to grow...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum Foundation prrogramme is launched following £10,000 donation

An initiative supporting high growth North East start-ups has officially launched thanks to a £10,000 donation. Tech entrepreneur Dean Benson pledged the financial support to...

Evolved Search promotes Fell to Client Services & Delivery Director

Newcastle-based search marketing agency, Evolved Search, has announced it has promoted Hayley Fell to Client Services & Delivery Director. Fell, who joined the multi-award-winning business...

North East Rising Star Apprentice Winner

Gateshead based technology provider Smart IT are celebrating the success of William Gallon, who was announced as the overall winner of the North East...

Ethical data pioneer raises £1.5m to prepare for cookie-free future

A company that provides an ethical alternative to the ad tracking techniques used by tech giants such as Facebook and Google has raised a £1.5m investment to build its global presence and expand its team of data scientists in Newcastle.

Housebuilder Partners with a Newcastle Primary School to Promote Careers in Construction

Local five star housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, has collaborated with Throckley Primary School, near to its new upcoming Meadow Hill development, by hosting...

Greaves West & Ayre Celebrates Talented Young Partner

Leading regional accountancy firm, Greaves West & Ayre (GWA), is proud to announce that partner Stuart Millar has been named in a prestigious list...

Local housebuilder supports the Washington Riding Centre with £1,000 donation

Local five star housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, is continuing to support charities and organisations in the areas in which it builds with its...

Gateshead employees hit the ground running at Great North Run to raise money for...

A group of dedicated employees from Barratt Developments North East came together to tackle the Great North Run half marathon to continue its support...

Kind Currency Named In Small Biz 100 Today

Small Business Saturday has announced its 100 lucky businesses who will feature in this year’s Small Biz 100 calendar. And today, on the 27th September,...

Hays owners recognised by Entrepreneurs’ Forum with Lifetime Achievement Award

The duo behind the UK’s largest independently owned travel agents have been recognised with a lifetime achievement award by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum. Dame Irene Hays...

North East Entrepreneurial Mums Sit Alongside Self-Development Greats As They Soar Up Global Book...

Mindset Coaches and Founders of 'Now is Your Time', Donna Elliott and Cheryl Lee from South Shields and Sunderland, North East, are in hot...

Newcastle energy firm The Green Energy Advice Bureau offer guaranteed interviews to affected Green...

A Newcastle energy consultancy is offering guaranteed interviews to staff affected by the recent closure of supplier Green. The Green Energy Advice Bureau is offering numerous roles with an October 4 start date.

Georgia Steps Up To Newly Created Cascade Role

Georgia Boddy has been appointed as the new head of business operations at Cascade Cash Management. The newly created role will ensure that the...

Washington Riding Centre introduces new sensory trail with the help of volunteers from local...

A team of volunteers from a local housebuilder have helped to transform a local riding centre’s empty field into a sensory trail for the...

National Award For TV Star Newcastle Car Valeter

Terry Mason, longstanding valeter at Bristol Street Motors Newcastle Vauxhall, has been recognised for his commitment with a national award. Before becoming everyone’s favourite car...

Frank Recruitment Group announces plans to hire more than 1,500 new staff across the...

Award-winning, multi-technology recruitment firm Frank Recruitment Group is to create over 1,500 new jobs across the world as it continues its expansion.

North Tyneside Agency Celebrates Team Expansion

Cargo Creative, based in North Shields, has taken on three new staff members following a string of new business wins.

Planning granted for next phase of Newcastle regeneration project

Planning permission has been granted for a further phase at The Rise in Scotswood, allowing the pace of homebuilding to increase with at least...

Living Archive To Thrive Thanks to The Experience Bank

A North East based business that started trading in April this year has benefitted from important philanthropic support from The Experience Bank, that will...

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