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Deloitte Backs Team Tyne Innovation in Transatlantic Rowing Bid

Posted on the 10 September 2018

Business advisory firm Deloitte has announced its sponsorship of Team Tyne Innovation, a group of rowers from the North East taking part in the Talisker Atlantic Challenge, a 3,000 mile race known as the world’s toughest row. Led by prominent local business figure Phil Kit...

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RDA Become One of the First in the Industry to Achieve ISO 45001

Posted on the 10 September 2018

Restaurant Design Associates (RDA) recently became one of the first in the design and construction industry to be accredited with the new ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Standard – three years ahead of the migration deadline. Despite the new standard only being...

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Adderstone Group Open London Office

Posted on the 5 September 2018

Newcastle-based property business, Adderstone Group, has opened a London office in a move which sees the Group focusing on residential and commercial opportunities in the capital. Adderstone Group, which is currently progressing a £100m pipeline of developments in the...

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How Two Filmmakers are Getting the Region Ready for its Close-up

Posted on the 5 September 2018

Two entrepreneurs who met thousands of miles away from the North East have been tasked with showcasing the region in a bid to attract investment and jobs. University of Sunderland graduate Mark Stuart Bell and business partner Glen Colledge are set to produce six short films...

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Tyneside Café is Entrepreneur’s Recipe for Business Success

Posted on the 3 September 2018

A talented entrepreneur from Washington has launched a new business serving quality, locally sourced food and beverages to purveyors of breakfast and brunch.  Former Gateshead College student Aidan Jackson is the brains behind Sandyford-based Aidan’s Kitchen, which emp...

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University of Sunderland to Welcome New Vice Chancellor Next Month

Posted on the 3 September 2018

The University of Sunderland has announced that Sir David Bell KCB will join the University as Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive on 24th September. Sir David Bell KCB has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of The University of Sunderland and wi...

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Encore Envelopes Financial Statements

Posted on the 30 August 2018

Washington business and the UK's largest independent manufacturer of printed envelopes, Encore Envelopes Limited, this week posted its results for the year ending 30 November 2017. The Company reported sales revenues were down by £2 million to £26.3 million but the net prof...

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Opening of Northern Spire “Critical” to Future Prosperity of City, says University Expert

Posted on the 29 August 2018

The opening of Sunderland’s Northern Spire bridge will be key to the future prosperity of the city, according to a University business expert. Professor Lawrence Bellamy from the University of Sunderland says the new structure, which is open to pedestrians from Tuesday, will p...

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Malhotra Boss Leads Calls for Kidney Donor...

Posted on the 29 August 2018

Friends of a former Northumbria University student are spreading the word of her sister’s battle for life as they desperately seek a live kidney donor. Katherine Green-Hall of Normanby, Teesside, lost her sight earlier this month after a lifelong fight against kidney proble...

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Team GB Athlete Laura Weightman to Support Ward Hadaway Runners in Charity Relay Challenge

Posted on the 28 August 2018

Team GB athlete Laura Weightman will join more than 50 runners from Ward Hadaway in a charity relay challenge between the firm's offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations.   The 26-year-old British middle-distance runner f...

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