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Deloitte Comments on Retail Sales Figures

Posted on the 20 October 2017

September’s retail sales (ex-fuel) have seen values rise by 4.6% year-on-year. However, the month-on-month picture is different - sales values have fallen by 0.6% since August, and the fact that sales volumes are also down is an indication that the year-on-year growth is larg...

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Taopix Calendar Designer a Hit at Conservatree

Posted on the 20 October 2017

UK design and print company, Conservatree, has reported the successful introduction of its new calendar software powered by the Taopix platform. The Reading company, established in 1993, currently employs 21 people and, as its name suggests, is committed to protecting the...

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Pathways4All Ball Raises over £42,000

Posted on the 19 October 2017

The Show Must Go On rang out as guests arrived at The Marriott Hotel Gosforth for the Moulin Rouge-themed 7th Pathways4All Annual Ball, and what a night of first class entertainment awaited them. Guests were delighted to be joined by the charities patrons Denise Welch and...

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Mediaworks Ramps up Recruitment Drive Following National Award Success

Posted on the 19 October 2017

North East digital marketing agency Mediaworks continues to expand its ever-growing team, welcoming seven new recruits across the business in the last month alone. Laura-Jane Todd and Louise Richardson have both joined the Copywriting team, while Sophie Watson and Samantha...

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Leading North East Marketing Agency Appoints New Creative Director

Posted on the 18 October 2017

Unwritten Creative, the Newcastle-based strategic brand and digital agency, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of its first Creative Director.Jason Cochrane, formally Co-Founder and Director of Digital at Keltie Cochrane, brings with him more than 20...

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Gateshead College Supports International Film Extravaganza

Posted on the 18 October 2017

Gateshead College has been unveiled as an official partner of an international festival designed to put North East filmmakers, actors, actresses and emerging talent on the global stage.  The organisation will be the only further education college to support th...

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North East Business Owners Inspire Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Posted on the 17 October 2017

Several North-East businesses are backing a programme designed to help budding young entrepreneurs from Newcastle and surrounding areas. Business Sparks, a programme led by Reviving the Heart of The West End (RHWE) offers a package of support including group workshops,...

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Looking Classy, Pretty and Dressi

Posted on the 17 October 2017

With the school’s just back for the new academic year, the increasingly popular prom or graduation ball may appear a long way off, but for one north east entrepreneur, now is the perfect time to start a new fashion business to supply the ever-increasing demand for stylish, af...

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Deloitte CFO Survey: Optimism Rebounds from Post-election Hit

Posted on the 17 October 2017

Optimism among Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) has recovered from its post-election low and is close to levels seen at the end of last year, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO Survey. However, while perceptions of uncertainty have eased, corporate risk appetite remains bel...

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Major Win for W North: Award-winning Agency’s New Regional Hub Retained to Paint the Future for Reeves and Snazaroo

Posted on the 16 October 2017

Two brands from the Colart Group, Reeves and Snazaroo, have appointed W North as their retained agency – a landmark win for W’s second UK office, which was officially launched in Newcastle this summer.  Reeves is an iconic British arts brand with 250 years of experience...

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