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Brothers in Arms of Property Business Growth

Posted on the 16 October 2017

Two ambitious brothers are proving that age is no barrier to business growth as they build a multimillion pound portfolio and their reputations among property investors across the UK. Anthony Hunter, 26, and elder brother Chris Hunter, 28, who bought his first property aged j...

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George Clarke Promotes Tees Building Initiative at Top National Conference

Posted on the 13 October 2017

TV architect George Clarke is promoting the Ministry of Building, Innovation and Education (MOBIE), a social enterprise which works with Teesside University to deliver revolutionary home building courses, at UK Construction Week with support from the Tees Valley Combined Autho...

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Lift-rite Group Acquired by Subsea Services Business

Posted on the 13 October 2017

Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance and Square One Law have advised on the sale of Lift-Rite Group to Benbecula Subsea Services Ltd, a business led by Ally MacDonald, former CEO of Wellstream and MD of Technip Umbilicals and current Chairman of Tekmar Energy. Lift-Rite Grou...

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Pipelay System Order

Posted on the 12 October 2017

Ardmore Craig, the North East of England based design and consultancy business is pleased to announce receipt of a contract award for concept and detail design of a modular pipe-lay spread for an un-named customer.The new system, deemed a disruptive technology, wil...

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Partnership Engineers Next Generation of Industry Talent

Posted on the 12 October 2017

An innovative engineering firm and a North East college have kick-started a dynamic partnership to develop the next generation of talented engineers. Ford Engineering Group has joined forces with Gateshead College to deliver a six-month traineeship which prepares young peop...

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Moulded for the Top

Posted on the 11 October 2017

The MD of a young Tyne Valley business has been shortlisted to the final three in the 2017 North East Businesswoman of the Year STEM Awards.  Over the past few months Tyne Valley Plastics (TVP) has seen its turnover increase by 100% and Managing Director Gill Rice...

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Greggs Launches National Apprenticeship Programme

Posted on the 11 October 2017

An iconic UK bakery food-on-the-go retailer has launched an apprenticeship scheme to fast-track its national expansion plans and develop the next generation of retail talent. Newcastle-headquartered Greggs has teamed up with local training provider Gateshead College to deli...

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Oktoberfest 2017 Launch

Posted on the 10 October 2017

International design practice Ryder Architecture, leading north east law firm for businesses, Muckle LLP, and leading wealth manager, Brewin Dolphin, have joined forces to help raise vital funds for Doddie Weir‘5 and The Newcastle United Foundation.The event to be held on 19 Octo...

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Osbit Enters China Offshore Wind Market with MaXcess Project

Posted on the 9 October 2017

Osbit Ltd, the offshore engineering and technology company, has secured its first project in the China offshore wind market for the delivery of one of its innovative and reliable crew-transfer ‘walk-to-work’ access systems. The Northumberland-based company has produced an im...

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Newcastle upon Tyne Hair Salon Expands with Funding from Barclays

Posted on the 9 October 2017

Newcastle upon Tyne gentleman’s hair salon Kamran’s Barbers today announced expansion plans with the purchase of premises with support from Barclays. Kamran’s Barbers was established in 2006 with the launch of their first salon in Newcastle upon Tyne. Entrepreneur Kamran Zar...

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