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Businesses Invited to View the Largest Mixed Reality Display Ever Designed

Posted on the 19 June 2018

The North East’s leading provider of immersive solutions – Animmersion – is the first of its kind in the UK to launch a revolutionary mixed-reality display that is changing the way in which people see things. And the company is keen to open its doors and share the unique i...

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Absolute Quality Expand Team with New Appointment

Posted on the 19 June 2018

Absolute Quality Consultancy & Training has appointed a new Business Development Manager as it continues its ambitious plans for growth. Debbie Reay joined in April to help the company, which specialises in business management systems and training, to develop new busin...

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Tees Valley Free Zone Could Create Over 17,500 Jobs

Posted on the 18 June 2018

A “supercharged” Free Port in Tees Valley could create more than 17,500 jobs and contribute more than £1billion to the local economy, according to a new report. Global construction company Mace Group – who are behind major projects such as The Shard and the London Eye - co...

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Ice Men Still Scoring After 16 Years

Posted on the 18 June 2018

As the World Cup gets under way two of the UK’s most successful commercial ice sculptors have a very unusual reason to celebrate every four years. In 2002, young Sunderland student Mat Chaloner created a life-sized Subbuteo model of England legend David Beckham and his then b...

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Record-breaking Deal for North East Fork Lift Company

Posted on the 15 June 2018

North East fork lift truck specialist Permatt has been awarded a record-breaking contract to supply a fleet of new machines to JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables owned by the TFKable Group. The deal, estimated to be worth six...

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Chief Secretary to the Treasury Opens Square One Law’s New Tees Valley Office

Posted on the 15 June 2018

Square One Law welcomed Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, to the North East and officially open the firm’s new Tees Valley office. The firm hosted a VIP breakfast meeting for Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen and an invited group of Tees Valley business owners and...

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Digital Economy Boosted as Students Prepare for Work

Posted on the 14 June 2018

A unique project designed to drive innovation and growth in the region’s digital and IT sectors and give students a real insight into the world of work is about to come to fruition. Newcastle-based creative agency Guerilla Communications was appointed in January to work with...

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Ward Hadaway Named Law Firm of the Year 2018 at Northern Law Awards

Posted on the 14 June 2018

WARD Hadaway has been named Law Firm of the Year at the annual Northern Law Awards as the business celebrates its 30th anniversary. Hundreds of attendees from the region's foremost legal firms and business leaders attended the black-tie event held at the Hilton Hotel. H...

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Intimation Nominated for Two Scottish Design Awards

Posted on the 13 June 2018

Dunbar based Intimation has received two nominations for the 2018 Scottish Design Awards.The Scottish Design Awards has taken place annually since 2012, recognising the best of the Scottish design industry: covering graphic design, interior design and architecture. Inti...

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North East Entrepreneur Marks 10 years’ of Success

Posted on the 13 June 2018

A multi award-winning North East entrepreneur is celebrating her company’s 10th anniversary- by branching out further. After becoming a victim of the recession in 2008, Northumberland-based Sarah Pittendrigh established Simply Bows and Chair Covers during that year to save h...

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