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Seminar Reveals Cloud's Silver Lining

Posted on the 5 February 2010

Forward thinking IT experts made full use of the opportunity to learn more about the future of computing at a recent major North East seminar. As befits any gathering of advanced technology pundits, there were plenty of intriguingly named software programmes to discuss, and a cou...

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Entrepreneurship Research Highlights Massive Untapped Potential

Posted on the 3 February 2010

Results of a national enterprise research study could dramatically increase the number of people in the North East who are looking to explore their entrepreneurial potential. The ‘Untapped Potential’ research, unveiled at an event hosted by Enterprise UK and One North...

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New Year Sees The 'O' Grow

Posted on the 2 February 2010

The North east’s outstanding public relations consultancy of the year is continuing its previous year of growth by appointing a new senior account manager to work on the host of new client wins. Chrissie Gardiner has joined O Communications with ten years’ experience...

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Newcastle Gateshead welcomes R&B to steering committee

Posted on the 29 January 2010

R&B Group director, Antony Crerar, is delighted to have been selected by Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau, to become part of their steering committee. As one of the convention bureau’s early members, Antony is now looking forward to becoming more heavily involved,...

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TV Dragon Challenges North East Teens To Turn Tenners Into Turnover

Posted on the 28 January 2010

Peter Jones, star of TV’s Dragon’s Den, and Chairman of business-led enterprise campaign Enterprise UK, today invited young people from the North East to enter Make Your Mark with a Tenner. Now in its third year, the highly successful nationwide competition challenges...

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O Communications Builds On Success With Housebuilder Win

Posted on the 18 January 2010

Newcastle creative agency O Communications is building on its success at the recent CIPR Awards by announcing this week it has won the Miller Homes PR account in the North East. O Communications was named the region’s Outstanding Consultancy of the Year at the CIPR Awards i...

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Spark Response Rewards Staff With Cash Prize Scheme

Posted on the 18 January 2010

A customer service adviser’s dedication and commitment to her job was recognised by her employer, Gateshead-based Spark Response and her colleagues, when she won the top prize of £1,500 in their Reward and Recognition incentive scheme. Sonia Taylor, 40, has worked for...

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The Region's Untapped Potential Unveiled At Enterprise Event

Posted on the 15 January 2010

Results of a national enterprise research study that shows the North East’s ‘untapped potential’ will be unveiled at a free event hosted by Enterprise UK and One North East this month. The ‘Beyond Self Starters’ event will be held at The Assembly Roo...

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O Is A Golden Twit!

Posted on the 14 January 2010

O Communications has been awarded two gongs at the Golden Twits awards in London, for its use of Twitter. Commended in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer categories, O Communications was ranked in the glittering awards alongside Dragon’s Den entrepreneur...

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Restructure brings fresh drive to transport business

Posted on the 24 December 2009

An expanding transport business is restructuring to bring greater independence and direction to its operations. The Nicholson’s Group has been set up as a parent company to warehouse and distribution businesses in Billingham and Doncaster. The Group, which employs 50 s...

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