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Rearranging Your Event Successfully – SK Click Events Gives Top Tips

Many, many events have been cancelled in the last few weeks. An unavoidable tragedy, but decisions have sensibly been made that could save lives. Moving...

COVID-19 crisis proves the need to repatriate more industry to the UK, says NOF...

NOF Chief Executive George Rafferty has praised the resilience of the energy sector supply chain during the COVID-19 outbreak and believes a repatriation of...

Health and safety software firm in second funding round

Notify Technology – the Newcastle-based health and safety software business – has completed a £370,000 investment round to drive product development and expand its team.

Moody Logistics joins 700 UK haulage businesses to offer emergency delivery service

Moody Logistics and Storage is one of more than 700 logistics businesses across the UK to put their combined fleet of 23,500 vehicles at...

Tech experts Synergi offer a free helping hand to businesses

With an increasing number of people using collaborative software Microsoft Teams to work from home, Gateshead-based Synergi is offering free webinars to help staff get to grips with the software.

Renewable energy facility gets green light for funding

A North East based renewable energy developer has secured additional funding to construct biogas generation facilities in Staffordshire, with help from UK Top 100 northern law firm Ward Hadaway.

No place like home for Cleveland Bridge with contract award for A19 Testo’s flyover...

Maintaining its proud association with North East England, Cleveland Bridge UK has secured another project in the region to manufacturer a new structure in...

High Street Group completes its first Build to Rent development for Grainger plc

The High Street Group has completed the first project in its build-to-rent pipeline, delivering much-needed new rental housing in central Milton Keynes on behalf...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum exchange event delivers positive customer experience

More than 70 per cent of organisations still fail to grasp the crucial difference between customer experience and customer service – and may be...

Businesses could turn to ‘force majeure’ clauses to counter effects of Coronavirus on business...

Square One Law commercial law specialist Helen Brain is predicting a rise in businesses trying to action ‘force majeure’ clauses in contracts to mitigate...

Venturi Ltd founder completes MBO to drive further growth

International specialist technology staffing company, Venturi Ltd is targeting further growth and scale-up of its operations following the completion of a vendor-initiated management buyout. The...

Heritage building specialists Austin Newport Group acquired by Artelia Group

RG Corporate Finance has advised the owners of specialist property business, Austin Newport Group, in its sale to global project management, engineering and consultancy...

Cash Reserves Advice as Interest Rates Are Cut

Dr Emma Black, leading financial expert in cash management and MD of Cascade Cash Management (Cascade), rounds up the financial impact of the Covid-19...

Major home refurbishment programme for 0800 Repair’s social housing division for Bernicia

0800 Repair, part of Pacifica Group, is supporting a major home refurbishment programme across the North East for Bernicia with the installation of more...

Mother & son-in-law men’s smart fashion businesses set for growth

The mum and son-in-law team behind Newcastle fashion house, Mr. Munro, is set for major growth in its walk-in menswear business. Lynne Machin, 59, and...

Mitigating the effects of coronavirus, green energy incentives and abolishing business rates – three...

With pledges to ‘level up’ the UK, new chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first budget has been keenly anticipated as he seeks to draw a line...

Greaves West & Ayre celebrate female trio of Chartered Accountants

A trio of females at a local firm are celebrating there Chartered Accountancy qualifications coinciding with International Women’s Day and the Institute of Chartered Accountancy’s centenary campaign marking the admittance of its first female member.

This year, International Women’s Day is supporting the creation of a gender equal world...

In a truly equal world, talent knows no boundaries and comes in all shapes and sizes, genders and nationalities.

Walton Robinson develops ‘operator ready’ café/restaurant in central Newcastle

Walton Robinson, the Newcastle-based property specialist, is expanding the city’s vibrant hospitality offering with the transformation of part of a Grade 2 listed building...

Phusion IM achieves Microsoft Gold partner status

Phusion IM has established an enhanced collaborative partnership with Microsoft, which recognises the company’s capabilities as an innovative developer of engineering data management solutions...

Toon fans help to devise plan for Newcastle-themed bar for Strawberry Place development

The High Street Group plans to create a Geordie-themed bar/restaurant within its Strawberry Place development, which will include ideas provided by Newcastle United fans. The...

Bridge Rehabilitation Team secures Trent Bridge maintenance project

Cleveland Bridge UK has continued to grow its activity in the bridge inspection and refurbishment market by securing a landmark project in Nottingham. Its Bridge...

North East Wealth Management experts announce partnership with Sport Newcastle to help support ‘Olympic...

Newcastle upon Tyne based wealth management experts, Tier One Capital, have announced a partnership deal with Sport Newcastle which will support the dreams and...

QA Weld Tech marks 40th anniversary with increased export ambitions

QA Weld Tech, the international specialist engineering company based on Teesside, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in business with ambitions to grow its export...

How have self-service checkouts revolutionised retail?

Over the years, you’ve probably noticed that the entire shopping experience has shifted. New technologies are being introduced around the world to help streamline...

Pacifica Group achieves a ‘double-double’ after repeat success at Energy Efficiency Awards

Pacifica Group is celebrating repeat success at a prestigious awards ceremony for its work tackling fuel poverty in the North East for the second...

Web Based Incentive Will Net Funds for FootBall Club And Fans

Whitley Bay Football Club has launched an innovative new way to raise much needed funds for the community club, whilst giving those taking part...

New Company Solves Connectivity When Broadband Lets You Down

A North East couple have launched a new innovative business after spotting a hole in the WiFi and Broadband market. North Shields based Blaine Smith...

‘Don’t be afraid of change’, Entrepreneurs’ Forum event is told

The North East’s business leaders must not be afraid of tackling change head on, members of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum were told at its Chairman’s...

North East business consultant Mitchell on target to raise more than £5,000 after ‘challenging’...

Bondgate IT has welcomed business consultant Mitchell Smith back from his gruelling Everest charity trek – which included spending a day in hospital. The 54-year-old,...

Square One Law attracts London commercial and finance lawyer to North East

Attracting talent to the region is challenging for most businesses in the North East, so Square One Law is delighted to welcome Stacey Gray,...

INDUSTRO pioneers mental health risk assessment drive to support workforce wellbeing

INDUSTRO Solutions has further embedded its commitment to the mental health of its workforce through an innovation to its workplace risk assessments. The Middlesbrough-based engineering...

Region’s entrepreneurs gear up for high-level growth

Today’s markets are incredibly complex and fast paced, and with recent political and economic developments, there was a real thirst from members of the...

Law firm gets together on Valentine’s Day to celebrate Great Legal Bake

Cake and conversation were on the menu this Valentine’s Day for a leading North East law firm.

MORE THAN 150 HOTELS SIGNED UP FOR CHARITY ESCAPES SERVICE

More than 150 hotel businesses across the UK and Europe are now working with Charity Escapes, raising more than £350,000 for charities and boosting...

Milburngate sets its sights high with installation of 68-metre-tall tower crane

Members of the construction team at the Milburngate development will get some of the best views of Durham City and the surrounding area following...

Zero Benefit In Kind tax rate gives electric vehicles the green light to become...

Ryecroft Glenton (RG), a leading North East based business advisory firm, is predicting a company car revolution as new tax rules are expected to...

New interview concept set for success

A new video interviewing service launched by creative and digital industry recruitment specialist Concept Personnel is set to streamline the recruitment process for employers and candidates.

Boiler Plan warns millions at risk of fuel poverty by domestic gas heating ban

Ian Henderson, the managing director and founder of Boiler Plan, has written to the climate change minister warning millions could be plunged into fuel...

Prestigious Chartered status awarded to County Durham firm

Local financial investment company Three Counties Limited is celebrating, having been awarded corporate Chartered status from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), the professional body for Insurance and Personal Finance.

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