Member News

Sam Steps Up To People Role At Tech Firm

Posted on the 17 December 2010

Technology solutions company ITPS has appointed Sam Hepple to the newly-created role of human resources manager, as it aims to create new jobs and take staff numbers to over the 100 mark. Newcastle-born Sam joins the company after a six-year spell as senior HR adviser at Jackel I...

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New Investment Trainees At Brewin Dolphin

Posted on the 15 December 2010

Newcastle's Brewin Dolphin Investment Management firm has made two new appointments to support the firm's strategic growth plans. Vicky Casebourne and Tom Solly took up their posts in October as trainee investment managers. Vicky, a former student of Durham University studied ant...

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Unplugged Event Increases Stellar Line-Up

Posted on the 15 December 2010

To mark the closing day of Global Entrepreneurship Week, If We Can You Can is hosting an Unplugged event in partnership with Get British Business Online, with very special guests who have made their mark in the online industries and are keen to share their thoughts and experience...

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R//evolution Buck The Trend

Posted on the 15 December 2010

Despite concerns over the region's economy, Hexham based r//evolution marketing are bucking the economic trend with a record number of new business wins over recent weeks.In September r//evolution were appointed to provide branding, brochure design and exhibition material for BER...

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Hedgehog Lab In Efforts To Boost Small Business Recovery

Posted on the 15 December 2010

A Newcastle software developer is set to put small businesses all over the world on a level playing field with their big rivals, as it launches an innovative software tool to help them manage customer relationships. Experts at hedgehog lab, which develops web, software and mobile...

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Tech Experts Boost Claims Specialist's Growth Plans

Posted on the 15 December 2010

Durham-based injury claims services provider Insurance Medical Group (IMG) is on track with plans to push through the £12m turnover point, after calling in technology experts ITPS to put a virtual ring of steel around the way it manages and stores millions of pieces of high...

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Newcastle Students Design Own Future

Posted on the 15 December 2010

Students from Newcastle and Northumbria Universities have helped shape how enterprise education will be delivered nationally in a new programme to help bridge the ever widening gap between university and a crucial first job. As part of a national review of its programmes the Youn...

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Entrepreneurs Rock Up 35k Charity Donation

Posted on the 17 October 2010

Charitable entrepreneurs were pick of the pops this month as they donated an impressive £35,000 in one evening to boost the health of teenagers suffering from cancer across the North East. The fundraising has now swelled the amount raised by the Forum over the last seven ye...

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Trio of Awards For Forum Members

Posted on the 14 October 2010

It was an evening of celebration for several members of the Entrepreneurs' Forum at the Sunderland Echo Portfolio Awards last night.Thompson Building Centres - run by members Anne and Brent Ganley - scooped the Business of the Year award.  It capped a year of achie...

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Regional partnerhsip to boost growth for collaborators

Posted on the 6 October 2010

Two North East companies have entered into a partnership worth £2m over the next four years. Contact centre and fulfilment specialist, Spark Response has secured a contract to provide support to EthicalSuperstore.com, the UK’s leading online retailer of ethical, fair...

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