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Challenges facing SMEs in 2022

Small businesses have had no other option than to resiliently battle their way through a turbulent business landscape in 2022. The current financial situation the UK finds itself in has disrupted many lives and has posed a real problem to SMEs. So, why is this?


A whisky designed for the curious, discover The Whiskymaker’s Editions Infinity

Designed for the curious whisky drinker, this single malt is described by its maker to “stimulate profound thought” and “offer a unique experience” as it delves deep into the notion that everything in nature is entwined in a state of perpetual motion, leading to somewhere new.

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“No need for business owners to panic” advises economic expert

One of the UK’s most recognised economic commentators has advised there’s no need for business owners to panic in light of the latest headlines.


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Manufacturers urged to secure grant funding to go digital

Manufacturing businesses in the Tees Valley are being urged to secure up to £20,000 in grant funding to invest in new software and digital equipment to become more efficient and productive.

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30TH ANNIVERSARY: “This University gave me a life-long career”

When David Baglee finished O-Levels and started a career in car after-sales - little could he have predicted 30 years later he would head up the University of Sunderland’s engineering department and cement a global reputation for his research in advanced maintenance.

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Northern law firm amongst top 20 Gold employers

A Top 100 law firm has been nationally recognised for its people management and wellbeing excellence by Investors In People (IiP).Ward Hadaway has achieved the We Invest in People Gold accreditation, joining the top 17% per cent of organisations across the UK which have achieved the gold standard.

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