Member News

Gentoo becomes one of the first Green Deal pioneers

Posted on the 5 April 2012

North East based people, property and planet organisation, Gentoo, has become one of the UK's first Green Deal pioneers that will work towards becoming an accredited Green Deal Provider after signing an agreement with the Government.Gentoo have joined a group containing 22 organi...

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durhamlane Masterclasses Offer Opportunity To Brush Up On Sales Skills

Posted on the 5 April 2012

Newcastle based sales performance company; durhamlane has launched a series of Sales Masterclasses aimed at helping businesses ‘Sell at a Higher Level'These short, sharp and engaging sessions, which are being hosted by Muckle LLP in Newcastle, have been developed by Forum m...

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New Ideas On The Agenda For Exchange Delegates

Posted on the 28 March 2012

What exactly is and isn't corporate entrepreneurship? What are the challenges of establishing it and the benefits of doing so? What are the benefits to your organisation and you? What should businesses be doing to recruit and train entrepreneurial individuals? And what opportunit...

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Freddie Fletcher appointed to the Board of TallTree Pictures

Posted on the 28 March 2012

A highly respected Tyneside businessman has been appointed non-executive Chairman of TallTree Pictures - the film company behind Harrigan, a gritty thriller starring Stephen Tompkinson which was recently shot in the North East.Freddie Fletcher has achieved great success in the di...

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Charging Forward

Posted on the 26 March 2012

  When Eddie Czestochowski set up Cell Pack Solutions he had a simple aim, to be self employed and to be in charge of his own destiny. Based in a managed Business Centre in South Shields, the company grew steadily and now employs over 20 people, producing special Custom Batt...

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Round 3 of the Regional Growth Fund set to help achieve further growth in the North East

Posted on the 26 March 2012

Round 3 of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) opened for bids on 23 February with the aim of delivering a further £1bn into the economy to encourage local enterprise, growth and job creation across a range of sectors. PwC has supported a number of organisations across the UK in...

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Recruitment Firm Adds To Team As Turnover Rises to £2.75m

Posted on the 21 March 2012

A recruitment firm based in the region has had a double boost as it appoints a new member of staff to its training division and posts a healthy turnover of £2.75million. South Tyneside based Zenith People, which traditionally recruits for the Engineering and Manufacturing s...

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Startup Weekend Announces April Launch In Newcastle

Posted on the 21 March 2012

The UK's first Startup Weekend outside London and Cambridge will take place 20 - 22 April 2012 at Newcastle University Business School.Startup Weekend is a world-renowned, 54-hour startup event that provides the networking, resources, and incentives for individuals and teams...

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Entrepreneurs' Forum Annual Business Awards

Posted on the 20 March 2012

Help us find the North East's top entrepreneurs The cream of North East business will be honoured once again when The Entrepreneurs' Forum celebrates excellence in entrepreneurial achievement at its prestigious annual conference and awards ceremony on 17th May.This year it is tru...

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Meet the WINners

Posted on the 15 March 2012

Following the success of The North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2011, Women into the Network would like to invite members and non-members alike to our Meet the WINners Event on Wednesday 28th March at 6pm. The Event is free of charge courtesy of Brewin Dolphin and i...

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