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North East Agency, orange bus, To Drive Fan Engagement with Formula One Car in Covent Garden

Posted on the 10 June 2018

Formula One is set to land in Covent Garden this summer with the arrival of a Sahara Force India Team car, in partnership with North East interaction design agency, Orange Bus. On Thursday 14th June, following the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, a Sahara Force India Formula...

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The £1 Million Milestone: An Interview with The Printed Bag Shop MD, Craig Smith

Posted on the 8 June 2018

There’s a whiteboard on the wall in The Printed Bag Shop office. It sits between printed bags of all shapes, sizes and colours from previous customers – some you’d recognise, some you wouldn’t. Drawn on it is a thermometer, with revenue targets in place of temperatures. The...

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How to rebrand a city: Voices unite for real change

Posted on the 7 June 2018

A panel of business, industry and cultural experts will come together to discuss how to better market Sunderland to investors and visitors from outside the region. The debate, hosted by the University of Sunderland, will look at the changing face of the city and what more...

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New Kit and Equipment with Funding from Barclays

Posted on the 7 June 2018

Newton Aycliffe based business BTS Facades & Fabrications today announced expansion plans with new funding from Barclays. Established in 2006, BTS Facades & Fabrications is based at Woodham Road, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. The family business is run by brothers...

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Expansion at Flame Heating Group with Latest Raft of Appointments

Posted on the 4 June 2018

Gateshead-headquartered Flame Heating Group is fuelling its expansion plans with a series of key appointments and further job creation.The independent Heating & Plumbing merchant is expanding its Scotland operation, while increasing its workforce among its network of North Ea...

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Square One Law Enters Exclusive Relationship with NEL Fund Managers to Support Delivery of North East Fund

Posted on the 4 June 2018

Square One Law has entered into an exclusive relationship with NEL Fund Managers to support the implementation of key elements of the £120m North East Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. The North East commercial law firm which has offices in Newcastle...

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Barclays launches a £500 million lending fund for small and medium-sized businesses in the North of England

Posted on the 31 May 2018

Barclays has launched a new £500m growth fund* for small and medium-sized businesses in the North of England as part of the bank’s commitment to support the Government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative. The new fund is available from today to inject investment into bus...

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RDA launches new website

Posted on the 30 May 2018

One of the UK’s leading catering design and installation companies, RDA has launched a new website. The new website has been designed to offer the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality while allowing customers to see the full rang...

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Ward Hadaway announces big promotions round with eight solicitors becoming associates and two new partners

Posted on the 29 May 2018

Ward Hadaway has announced the promotion of 10 lawyers within its team to reward the great talent within the business. Steven Roper has been promoted to partner in the Commercial team and Richard Greensit becomes a partner in the Healthcare team. In addition, eight lawyer...

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Whisky auction expected to make history

Posted on the 29 May 2018

A bottle of three-year-old single malt whisky is set to break the record for the most expensive English whisky sold at auction, an historic moment which will confirm the country’s young industry as an authentic new world challenger to the established distilleries North of...

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