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Ward Hadaway Team Steps up to the Challenge of Newcastle Legal Walk

Posted on the 16 May 2018

A team of around 20 people from Ward Hadaway's Newcastle office stepped up to the challenge of a sponsored walk to help vulnerable people gain access to legal support. Lawyers, support staff and family and friends joined together with more than 200 other people for the annua...

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North East Startup Competition Returns for the 10th Year Running

Posted on the 15 May 2018

North East professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs and students have gathered to celebrate the official launch of this year’sIf We Can You Can(IWCYC) Challenge. Taking place at The Dickens in Middlesbrough, the event marked the website launch and application opening for the 20...

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Appointments and Job Creation to Boost Flame's Scotland Operation

Posted on the 15 May 2018

Flame Heating Group is fuelling its expansion plans in Scotland with a key appointment and further job creation.Darren Kipling has joined the independent Heating & Plumbing merchant as Commercial Manager for Scotland.Darren, 30, possesses more than 13 years’ industry experien...

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Malhotra Group Announces Charity Partnership

Posted on the 14 May 2018

A leading care, leisure and property group, has given its backing to not one, but four, North East charities. Newcastle-based Malhotra Group plc has chosen Age UK Gateshead, Age UK North Tyneside, Age UK Northumberland and Age UK Sunderland as its nominated charities for 2...

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Government Calls on Innovative Tech Firms to Help Tackle the UK’s Biggest Challenges

Posted on the 14 May 2018

The Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, will announce the first round of challenges to be tackled through the £20m GovTech Fund. The fund, launched by the Prime Minister in November 2017, is designed to incentivise UK tech firms to come up with innovative solutions...

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Wag & Company brings community volunteers together from across the North East

Posted on the 8 May 2018

North East-based charity, Wag & Company North East Friendship Dogs, is welcoming a large number of its volunteers to the first ‘Wag Event' on 17th May, at The Baltic in Gateshead.  Wag & Company aims to reduce loneliness in older dog lovers in the North East by enabling...

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Black & Banton Support Charity Dinner Hosted By Rob Smedley

Posted on the 8 May 2018

Black and Banton are excited to support our counseller Samantha Cox with her Charity fund raising event. Sam is the founder of PRASAG (Paul Readhead Asbestos Support Awareness Group).  PRASAG provides support and awareness for people affected by asbestos related diseases and...

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Award-winning Corporate Lawyer Martin Hulls Appointed as Managing Partner at Leading Northern Law Firm

Posted on the 4 May 2018

UK Top 100 law firm Ward Hadaway has announced that leading corporate lawyer Martin Hulls has been appointed managing partner as the firm begins to celebrate its 30th anniversary year. With a national reputation built over a 30-year career, Martin Hulls has led the firm’s 26...

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Sapere Helps Troocost Sell to the Lowest Bidder

Posted on the 4 May 2018

Stockton-based software development company, Sapere, has been working on a project with Troocost to help businesses get the best deal on their utilities.  The system provides an energy benchmarking service to allow users to obtain the best deal without having to physic...

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Business Students Score in Matchday Takeover

Posted on the 3 May 2018

A North East college has teamed up with a local football team to help its students kick on in the world of employment. Gateshead College joined forces with national league side Gateshead FC on an initiative which recently saw 30 business students take control of the club ahe...

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