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Samuel Knight Takes Home Team of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Posted on the 21 November 2018

Global recruitment and project manpower provider, specialising in the energy and rail sectors, Samuel Knight International, has been awarded Team of the Year in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Sponsored by NatWest, the awards were held in five cities including Birmingha...

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North East Recruiter to Promote ‘Workforce of the Future’ with New College Durham

Posted on the 20 November 2018

North East recruiter Westray Recruitment Consultants has announced a partnership with New College Durham (NCD) aimed at retaining talent in the region.The tie-up will promote opportunities for local employment and career development to students as they head off into the world of...

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Automotive Firm Drives Forward with National Apprenticeship Scheme

Posted on the 20 November 2018

One of the world’s leading automotive seating suppliers has teamed up with Gateshead College to kick-start the roll-out of a UK-wide apprenticeship programme. Lear Corporation has joined forces with the college and its strategic partner, Cidori, to develop a skills programme...

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Mayor Visits Tees Valley Conveyor Belting Firm

Posted on the 20 November 2018

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has pledged his support to a Stockton-based firm which is the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of process and conveyor belting. GB Belting was established by former ICI development engineer Gerry Byrne in January 1985. It produces customi...

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Samuel Knight Enjoys Double Nomination at Lloyds Bank Business Awards

Posted on the 19 November 2018

Global recruitment and project manpower provider, specialising in the energy and rail sectors, Samuel Knight International, enjoyed an evening at the Lloyds Bank Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year.  The winners for the Lloyds Bank National Business awards 2018...

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Heart and Soul for 2019

Posted on the 19 November 2018

Creative Tees Valley filmmakers Ithica Films set the tone for 2019 with their new showreel. Entitled Heart & Soul the film looks back on the diverse projects the company is involved with as well as looking forward to the next twelve months.Since formation in 2014 It...

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North East region Responds to National Infrastructure Assessment

Posted on the 17 November 2018

Representatives from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, all seven local authorities and the region’s business community came together this week to discuss the future of infrastructure in the UK as part of a visit by the National Infrastructure Commission. The org...

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Tees Valley Mayor Opens NEW Quorn Facility

Posted on the 17 November 2018

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has today opened an expansion to Quorn’s Billingham factory, making the site the world’s biggest meat alternative production facility. The 9,500m2 factory expansion at the Belasis site will double Quorn’s production capacity of its core product...

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Tees Valley Fast Becoming One of the UK's Emerging Visitor Destinations

Posted on the 16 November 2018

New figures show that Tees Valley’s tourism industry is continuing to grow, with more than 19million people visiting the region in 2017, spending more than £900million. The latest figures from STEAM (Scarborough Tourism Economic Activity Modelling), which evaluated tourism...

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Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Teams up with DM Thomas Foundation for £10,000 Giveaway

Posted on the 16 November 2018

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead has teamed up with DM Thomas Foundation for Young People to give away £10,000 to charities helping children and young people across the North East. Running from Tuesday 13th November until Monday 3rd December, local charities, schools, clubs and...

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