Member News

Leroy Allen, the teenage winner of The Northern Echo’s If We Can You Can Challenge 2012, brings us the latest developments in his business life

Posted on the 18 September 2012

  Even in the short time I've been in business it's clear to me the entrepreneurial journey is something of a roller coaster. Both personally and professionally, the summer had its ups and downs. I finished my fundraising for Tara Sowerby, a local teenager who has leukaemia,...

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Williams Tackles GNR for Foundation

Posted on the 11 September 2012

Darren Williams, Managing Director of Harland Corporation is to tackle the Great North Run this Sunday in aid of the Foundation of Light - the registered charity of Sunderland AFC that uses the power of football and the brand of SAFC to inspire, motivate and educate over 40,000 y...

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Muckle LLP Wins Corporate Law Firm Of The Year

Posted on the 10 September 2012

 Leading North East commercial law firm Muckle LLP has scooped the top award at the North East Insider Dealmakers Awards for an unprecedented fifth time in a row.Muckle LLP has won awards at every North East Insider Dealmakers Awards during the past six years and this latest...

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Forum Welcomes Sage Report

Posted on the 6 September 2012

An organisation that exists to support entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses to create wealth and jobs in the North East has welcomed a report suggesting the region could rival the South East as fertile ground for start-ups.The Entrepreneurs' Forum has been promoting the...

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Strong performance sees PR firm expand its team

Posted on the 5 September 2012

Fast-growing PR and marketing firm Harvey & Hugo has added two key members of staff to its team on the back of soaring demand for its specialist services for SMEs and entrepreneurs.The Company, which has offices in Newcastle and Darlington, has appointed Chris Hogg as busines...

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Last call for entries to prestigious awards

Posted on the 4 September 2012

Time is fast running out for entries to one of the region's most hotly anticipated awards ceremonies, which celebrates the North East's best women in business. There is now just a matter of days remaining for entries into the prestigious North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year...

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Positive signs for R&B Group

Posted on the 29 August 2012

As event, production and communication company, R&B Group approach their 21st year in business, the firm reports a very positive six months trading. Figures show a 25% increase in sales on the first half year, compared to that of last year; with the new work coming increasing...

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Damon Takes On Toughest C2C Challenge for CHUF

Posted on the 22 August 2012

Forum member Damon Voss of My Sports Clinic has completed an epic Coast to Coast challenge in aid of the Children's Heart Unit Fund (CHUF).The 3 day challenge saw a core team of 11 complete a 100 mile bike ride, starting in Whitehaven, with a 1 mile swim en-route across Derw...

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New Appointment For Training Provider

Posted on the 21 August 2012

Assistive technology specialist e-Quality Learning has appointed a new business and customer development manager to strengthen its senior team's expertise and support its ongoing expansion.Highly-experienced Michelle Wickenden, from the Midlands, has joined the Tyneside-based com...

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Dentist Direct celebrates Colchester launch success

Posted on the 10 August 2012

National firm Dentist Direct is celebrating after successfully launching a new practice that heralds the introduction of drill-free dentistry in Colchester.A significant number of people attended the family open day at Dentist Direct's new Colchester practice, where Britain's Got...

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