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Continued Awards Success for Pacifica Group in Record Year

Posted on the 21 March 2019

A Houghton le Spring-headquartered home services company is celebrating a hat-trick of accolades after being recognised at a prestigious award ceremony.Pacifica Group was celebrated at the 2019 North East Energy Efficiency Awards, winning two awards and receiving a commendation i...

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Communication Key to Preventing Rare Bone Disease

Posted on the 21 March 2019

A rare disease of the jaw which causes pain for sufferers and can lead to reconstructive surgery could be prevented if healthcare professionals improve their communication, research has revealed. Osteonecrosis, which means death of bone tissue, can develop in the jaw followin...

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Firms Back Training Scheme to Plug Engineering Skills Gap

Posted on the 20 March 2019

A group of North East firms have pledged their support for a trailblazing training academy to tackle skills shortages in the manufacturing and engineering sectors. Fifteen firms have signed up to be part of the Ford Engineering Academy, a pioneering training programm...

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Surge Marketing Solutions Nominated For Employer Of The Year

Posted on the 20 March 2019

Surge Marketing Solutions, a digital marketing agency based in Middlesbrough, has been nominated in the Employer Of The Year category at the North East Federation of Small Businesses Awards. The award comes following a year of rapid growth for the company, which now has 15...

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Sunderland Public House Refinances for Growth

Posted on the 19 March 2019

Sunderland based public house The Rabbit today announced expansion plans with the refinance and refurbishment of their premises with funding from the Barclays Northern Powerhouse Fund. Established in 2013 by entrepreneur Lee Robson initially as The Westminster, Lee was joi...

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North East Recruitment Consultancy Appoints MD

Posted on the 19 March 2019

Expanding North East consultancy BMC Recruitment Group has started the new year with a new MD and plans for national growth. Chris Milnes, 35, joins the Newcastle-based recruitment consultancy from global insurance broker Marsh, where he was head of the Newcastle and Carli...

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South Shields PPC company targets international expansion and new North East jobs

Posted on the 18 March 2019

A retail technology company is planning continuous international expansion and job creations in the region after exceeding expectations in its first year of business. Shoptimised, which provides product feed optimisation platforms and price comparison software, has won clie...

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Newcastle Firm Celebrating Five Years of Intensive Growth with New Hires

Posted on the 18 March 2019

Newcastle-based Samuel Knight is celebrating its five-year anniversary with two new hires and a £16 million turnover under its belt. Following extensive growth plans, the specialist global energy and rail recruitment firm has gone from strength-to-strength, increasing headcoun...

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Getting Social with Hugoversity

Posted on the 15 March 2019

North East-based PR training academy, Hugoversity, is set to educate business people about social media advertising. Hugoversity prefects will lead a seminar focusing on social media advertising, the dos and don’ts and how to make sure content is being seen by the right peo...

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Leading Marketing Agency Narrative Appoints Two New Staff Members

Posted on the 15 March 2019

North East-based marketing agency, Narrative, has appointed two new staff members to its client partnerships team in order to support the company’s ambitious growth plans. Rachel Thompson, client partner, and Harley Young, client executive, will be responsible for managing...

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