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TTE Partners with Durham University to Deliver Skills Training to Nigerian Graduates

Posted on the 2 October 2017

The TTE Technical Training Group is working with Durham University to help a group of graduates from Nigeria gain vital skills to support their careers in the Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) industry. The group of 45 technicians, who are employed by Nigeria LNG Ltd, will spend four...

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Brexit Extension 'Could Benefit' North East Firms

Posted on the 30 September 2017

Square One Law's EU and competition team, who also outlined his belief that the region could be in a "strong position to take advantage of new opportunities".An implementation period was suggested by Theresa May to EU leaders last week which, if accepted, would effectively be an...

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DIT Launches Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission Programme

Posted on the 30 September 2017

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has kicked off its programme of Northern Powerhouse trade missions with delegates from across the North flying from Manchester to San Francisco for the MedTech Conference. This is the first of 16 trade missions which will take c...

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North East Chosen as First Place Outside USA to Pilot New Model of Learning in Secondary School

Posted on the 29 September 2017

The North East has been chosen as the first place outside the USA to implement a new model of learning which has succeeded in dramatically raising student attainment in schools across the USA.In 2005, 12 secondary schools across Nashville implemented a new approach to learning wh...

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NBS Raising Aspirations of Teenagers to go into Constuction Sector

Posted on the 29 September 2017

Newcastle based NBS has teamed up with a North East school to inspire teenagers to choose a career in the construction sector. Partnering with NE1 CAN, and contractor McAleer Rushe, NBS, the leading global provider of technical information, specification and BIM tools to c...

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If Carlsberg Did a Ball This Would Be It......The Pathways4All 7th Annual Ball

Posted on the 29 September 2017

Caroline Taylor, director at Contact Field Marketing, is involved in organising a Moulin Rouge themed charity night in aid of children's charity Pathways4All, taking place on Saturday 14th October at the Marriott Gosforth.She said: "They really do just get better and better, so...

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Nemo Swimming aims for a shoal of franchisees

Posted on the 28 September 2017

Nemo Swimming, the North East-based private swimming lesson company, is realising its national scale-up ambitions by launching a UK-wide franchise programme. Nemo Swimming was founded by swimming industry entrepreneurs Phillip Groom and Theresa Nicolson. It provides a com...

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W Communications Shortlisted for Global PR Award

Posted on the 28 September 2017

W Communications, the PR agency who established their W North operation in Newcastle just six months ago, have been shortlisted for a global PR award. W, who set up their northern base in the city’s Toffee Factory on Ouseburn, are the sole UK-based operation on the...

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Teesside Hospitality Group Gains International Quality Mark

Posted on the 28 September 2017

A corporate hospitality and events firm on Teesside has been officially recognised for its quality credentials. Hospitality Guaranteed, which offers full event management services as well as accommodation and conference venue searches for businesses, has been awarded ISO...

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UK Public are ‘Glued to Smartphones’ as Device Adoption Reaches New Heights

Posted on the 27 September 2017

More than half (53%) of 16-75-year-olds in the UK use their smartphones while walking - the equivalent of around 22 million* people - according to the latest research from Deloitte. For younger consumers aged 16-24, the proportion rises to 74%. Worryingly, more than 4.5 milli...

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