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Sapere Develops Sessions to Increase Software Accessibility

Posted on the 26 June 2018

Stockton-based software development company, Sapere, is launching a programme of free, informative seminars designed to make software more accessible to businesses in the North East and beyond. Dubbed ‘Sapere Sessions’, the first event takes place on 5th July and focuses on...

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Newcastle Tech Consultancy to Become AkzoNobel Innovation Partner

Posted on the 25 June 2018

Newcastle-headquartered technology consultancy hedgehog lab is to offer global paints and coatings organisation AkzoNobel their innovation expertise over an extended period as part of a new partnership between the two companies. The agreement will initially see hedgehog lab...

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Award-winning Mentor Shares his Expertise in New Booklet to Support Entrepreneurs

Posted on the 25 June 2018

Award-winning business coach and mentor, Dr David Cliff, is launching a new booklet to help entrepreneurs avoid common pitfalls when scaling up their companies.Dr Cliff, who is the Managing Director of Sunderland-based Gedanken and winner of the 2017 Mentor of the Year award from...

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Panama or England? Doctor’s Dilemma over World Cup Clash

Posted on the 23 June 2018

As millions prepare to cheer on England this Sunday, one man’s World Cup loyalties may well be put to the test. England fan and University of Sunderland academic Dr Derek Watson has just found himself appointed at the first European ‘Visiting Professor’ to the Technological U...

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ISO Standards Sees Marine Safety Company Go Global

Posted on the 22 June 2018

Tyneside-based Marine Safety Supplies has grown beyond expectations and now trades as a global supplier after implementing a raft of management standards with the support of Absolute Quality Consultancy & Training. The company, which was founded by John Ornsby along wi...

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Long-Standing Employee Supplies 25 Years of Dedication to the NBT Group

Posted on the 22 June 2018

North East based The NBT Group is celebrating 25 years of service from one of its longest-serving employees, who joined the business at just 16-years-old. Louise Fisk was first appointed as office junior in 1993, and quickly rose through the ranks working across the business...

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Flexible Workers are Calling Time on Traditional Hospitality and Leisure Hours

Posted on the 21 June 2018

As the traditional 9-5 working day becomes less and less common, the times at which people want to go to the pub, grab a meal or work out at the gym are changing. A new report from Barclays shows that although over a quarter of hospitality and leisure businesses recognise thi...

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Mediaworks Expands with Eight New Recruits

Posted on the 21 June 2018

The only way is up for Mediaworks — which has welcomed eight new recruits to its award-winning digital marketing agency. With the new financial year only just beginning and an office expansion on the horizon; Mediaworks can look forward to yet another record-breaking year in...

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BMC Recruitment Group

Posted on the 20 June 2018

BMC Recruitment Group’s finance division has reported a record year, after investing in the team and growing the business to effectively exceed growth targets. The results build on BMC Finance’s phenomenal success across the recruitment market, BMC has seen a high demand f...

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Logistics Academy Driving Up Standards

Posted on the 20 June 2018

Commercial driver academy Learning in Logistics (LiL) is aiming to motor up standards in the transport sector after securing a number of new contracts. LiL, which is part of Billingham-based The Nicholson Group, was set up in 2012 to provide training and development courses...

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