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Darlington HR firm launches business support survey

HR2day has launched an online business survey to take a snapshot of where businesses are as furlough draws to a close. The survey, which is...

Darlington law firm awarded top status in prestigious guide for fifth time

Top Darlington law firm, Latimer Hinks Solicitors, has retained its ‘Band 1’ status in the Private Wealth Law category in the Chambers High Net...

Protecting the environment – How Arqiva is building an 80m mast on a Site...

Arqiva, the leading UK communications infrastructure and media services provider, is working with environmental experts to protect a moorland Site of Special Scientific Interest...

Bondgate IT praises councils and universities for strengthening cybersecurity – but investigation reveals dark...

Bondgate IT has praised the ongoing efforts of councils and universities in the North East and North Yorkshire to tackle the growing threat of...

NOF sees membership boost from energy transition focus and grows its team to support...

NOF, the UK business development organisation for the energy sectors, has seen a significant increase in new members as a growing number of supply...

Electric and hydrogen is key top decarbonising steel industry, Sheffield conference told

The widespread introduction of electric arc furnaces and the adoption of hydrogen production processes will transform the global steel industry over the next two...

Beyond Housing and Redcar & Cleveland Council unite to help house rough sleepers

Beyond Housing has launched a new programme to provide accommodation for homeless people in Redcar and Cleveland. Following a successful joint bid by Beyond Housing...

Generation X faces WASPI-style pension cliff edge, says Teesside financial expert

Karl Pemberton, managing director at Active Chartered Financial Planners is warning that 40-somethings are facing a potential pensions cliff-edge, akin to the WASPI crisis,...

Warning For Residential Landlords From Yorkshire Law Firm

Pudsey law firm John Howe & Co has raised concerns that private landlords are being caught out by the provisions of the Deregulation Act...

Enterprise Made Simple Secures £3m of Vital Contracts to Expand Business

Enterprise Made Simple (EMS) has successfully renewed their existing contracts and further grown their business thanks to prolific public sector contract wins to the value of £3million.

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...

Scandal of Energy Mis-Selling Set to Continue Despite Ofgem Report

Businesses and charities will continue to lose millions of pounds from energy mis-selling despite Ofgem’s investigation into the practices of energy brokers, according to...

New Managing Partner at Clive Owen LLP

Clive Owen LLP, which has offices in Darlington, Durham, and York, has appointed Gary Ellis as managing partner. Gary takes over from Tony Luckett...

Richmondshire records Britain’s largest increase in property prices

Property prices in Richmondshire have rocketed by 29 per cent during the past year – the highest increase in Britain. The latest Land Registry figures...

NOF announces calendar of events to support energy transition of the supply chain

NOF, the UK business development organisation for the energy sector, has unveiled its calendar of events for the coming months as it supports its...

Business leaders meet PCC in bid to tackle fraud

A meeting between three North East business leaders and the newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland has successfully highlighted the growing problem...

How will the online retailers fare once the used car market resets, asks Fraser...

The arrival of the online car retailer has certainly had an impact on the used car market over the past couple of years, says...

Minister impressed by multi tenure housing model

Housing Minister, Christopher Pincher, has been impressed by an innovative North East residential development. At the invitation of Redcar MP, Jacob Young, he visited Kirkleatham...

Darlington emerges as prime ‘north shoring’ location, says Hagen Developments

Hagen Developments says the arrival of the Treasury campus in Darlington will attract other significant examples of ‘north shoring’. However, it isn’t just organisations and...

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.

Tees Valley nursery shortlisted in three categories at prestigious industry awards

Rosedene Nurseries, a childcare provider with sites throughout Tees Valley and North Yorkshire, is celebrating after being shortlisted in three categories at the 2021...

Local MP congratulates Beyond Housing on Loftus community woodland progress

Simon Clarke MP joined Beyond Housing Chief Executive Rosemary Du Rose to view progress on an ambitious £210,000 community woodland project in Loftus. The project,...

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.

Estate agent My Property Box completes sixth acquisition in three years

My Property Box has completed the acquisition of established North Yorkshire letting agent WardHorne – its sixth such deal in three years. Its portfolio of...

Greaves West & Ayre welcomes a new Associate

Greaves West & Ayre, one of the region’s leading accountancy firms, has promoted one of its most promising team members to the role of Associate.

Promotion for Bannatyne Group director

Karen Wilkinson has been appointed as Operations Director at the Bannatyne Group. Karen has worked at the Bannatyne Group for almost 15 years and became...
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Leading North East Social Media Firm Launches Training Academy

Leading North East social media agency, The Social Co. has launched a specialist training academy to provide much needed support to businesses of all...

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...

Crystal Galleries rises from the ashes following devastating fire

Odyssey Systems has helped a fellow Teesside business bounce back from a devastating fire by hosting its entire customer service team. Founder and managing director...

National Lottery Winners Create Kitchen Garden For Young People With Learning Difficulties!

A team of National Lottery winners from across the region have been bringing smiles to the faces of young people with learning difficulties. The eight...

Beyond Housing receives health and safety gold award for eighth year running

Beyond Housing has received the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Medal health and Safety Award for the eighth year running,...

Richmond MP helps break ground on new Northallerton Gateway development

Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, the Member of Parliament for Richmond, has helped break ground on a new gateway development in Northallerton, which will provide...

Local SME Wins A String Of New Contracts

One of the North East’s leading air conditioning, climate change and temperature control specialists, HLA Services, has landed a string of notable government and local authority contracts.

Air Ambulance Hopes Van Donation Will Help Drive Fundraising

Bristol Street Motors hopes its support of The Great North Air Ambulance will help drive donations to the charity. The motor retailer has provided the...

Pacifica Group enters woodland creation partnership to support its carbon offsetting targets

Pacifica Group, the leading UK domestic energy and appliance services provider, has partnered with Forest Carbon to support the creation of new woodlands, as...

Wharton Construction to bring duty free shopping back to Teesside Airport

Darlington-based Wharton Construction has been awarded the building contract to bring a new duty-free shop to Teesside International Airport, as part of the multi-million-pound...

Women’s work will never be done says Teesside financial planner

Active Chartered Financial Planners is warning Teesside women that their pensions may have been adversely impacted by the pandemic, and that they should take...

Beyond Housing invests £19.5m in eco-friendly modular family homes in Stockton

Beyond Housing is investing £19.5m into a new housing development of 117 family-ready and eco-friendly homes in Stockton-on-Tees. Beyond Housing, in partnership with Canvas Homes,...

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...

Converge To Amplify Content for Agencies

Converge, the leading content platform, which is breaking the mold of online white noise, has completed a new phase of development and is now...

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