Member News

Elanders Invests in New Digital Printing Press

Posted on the 26 July 2017

Elanders UK is pleased to announce the latest piece of investment as part of the UK’s ambitious growth strategy – a six-figure investment in the HP Indigo 10,000.Here are some of the benefits the new machine will bring to their clients:Flexibility and Choice:The Indigo now makes...

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'Scorching' Year for Flame Heating Spares

Posted on the 25 July 2017

Flame Heating Spares is set for continued growth and expansion after more than doubling its turnover to record another successful year in business. The North East’s fastest growing Heating & Plumbing merchant recorded sales of £14.5m up from £6.4m in 2016, and has seen its...

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Activ Team Raised Over £1338 for St Oswald’s

Posted on the 25 July 2017

Activ Technology based in Newcastle, recently took part in St Oswald’s Hospice ‘charity store takeover’ on Wallsend high street. This store, alongside the 27 others managed by the North East charity are renowned for selling a range of good quality, second hand items such as c...

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Seven New Partners at Ward Hadaway

Posted on the 25 July 2017

Law firm Ward Hadaway has announced a bumper crop of promotions with no fewer than seven of its lawyers promoted to the position of Partner. Sophie Bohill, Saji Bratch, Matt Cormack, Sarah Crilly, Tom Pollard, Julia Thomson and Graham Vials have all now joined the partnersh...

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Creative Business Support Agency Unveils Revolutionary Digital Bootcamp Programme

Posted on the 20 July 2017

The region's largest talent and creative business support organisation Generator has confirmed that it will roll out an 8-week intensive programme to bridge the region's digital skills gap and galvanise the industry. Generator's Digital Bootcamp, which will kick start on We...

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Crafter’s Companion Partner with Local Youth Offending Service

Posted on the 20 July 2017

North-East based craft retailer, Crafter’s Companion, has teamed up with Darlington’s Youth Offending Service (YOS) to offer a six-week training programme designed to improve the self-esteem, confidence and life skills of young people in the area. The programme, which will ru...

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Apprentices Keep Sunderland Bus Firm in the Fast Lane

Posted on the 17 July 2017

A North East transport operator is creating a raft of apprenticeship posts after extending a trailblazing workforce development scheme delivered by Gateshead College. Last year Sunderland-based Arriva teamed up with the college to kick-start a training programme specifica...

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Automotive Firm Secures European Cash for Electric Car Training Scheme

Posted on the 11 July 2017

A North East automotive repair firm has kick-started a scheme to deliver electric and hybrid vehicle (EV and HV) training to 90 staff.  Blaydon-headquartered CF Motoring Services teamed up with Gateshead College to secure European Social Fund cash for the project, wh...

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Three New Sponsors Back Construction Skills Scheme

Posted on the 11 July 2017

Three high-profile national organisations have pledged their support for an innovative scheme designed to attract new talent into the built environment industry. Digital engineering hub BIM Academy, Sunderland-based engineering consultancy Desco and NBS, which provides te...

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Newcastle Business Aims to Attract Digital Start-ups with State of the Art Office Incubator Space

Posted on the 10 July 2017

As part of their commitment to supporting the local community, NBS are hoping to attract fledging digital and technology companies to their state of the art incubator space in the Old Post Office, on St Nicholas Street, Newcastle. The Old Post Office recently underwent a £5...

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