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Working from home – our new reality

Working from home – our new reality

30th March 2020 |

By Jacyln Stoker, Iluminet As concerns over Coronavirus rise and we try to balance health and economic priorities many people will need to consider alternative working arrangements – and working from home will become...

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5 communication tools to prioritise

5 communication tools to prioritise

20th March 2020

By Aimee Philipson and Briony Cragg, Narrative Communications  Businesses will be under incredible pressure operationally over the next few months due to the unprecedented times we face as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak....

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A Day in the Life of an Innovation Adviser

A Day in the Life of an Innovation Adviser

6th March 2020 |

Many people have asked – what does an innovation adviser actually do? A good question. We do drink a lot of tea, (or in my colleague Gillian Middleton’s case, strong coffee), which keeps us...

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Christmas message from our Chief Executive

Christmas message from our Chief Executive

18th December 2019

Usually, as soon as the first door of the advent calendars are opened it’s safe to assume that businesses and their hard-working employees will begin to take their feet ever so slightly off the...

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Helping to Support anyone who knows someone who is struggling with mental health this Christmas time

Helping to Support anyone who knows someone who is struggling with mental health this Christmas time

10th December 2019 |

Myself and Helen want to help support all our BIC family and fellow tenants over this Christmas time and into 2020. If you know someone who is suffering with mental health issues, we would...

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Christmas Presents Appeal – Salvation Army

Christmas Presents Appeal – Salvation Army

6th December 2019

Please support your local Christmas Present Appeal by donating new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children who might not otherwise receive a Christmas present. The gifts will then be wrapped and distributed to those...

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Pollinator Parks

Pollinator Parks

20th September 2019

If you’ve visited the BIC recently, you may have spotted our Pollinator Park just behind the Jupiter Centre which we created earlier in the spring. The project was led by one of our tenants...

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Igniting innovation across the North East

Igniting innovation across the North East

20th September 2019 |

Designed to unlock the innovative potential of local SMEs, the North East BIC’s SME Innovation Programme, funded through ERDF, enables businesses from across the region to think differently – using innovation as a powerful...

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Let’s embrace a culture of innovation

Let’s embrace a culture of innovation

6th September 2019 |

By: Debbie Simpson, Innovation Adviser Working at the North East BIC on the SME Innovation Programme allows me to speak to many companies and individuals, giving me a great insight into how they work...

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Spotting a gap in the market and using it for good!

Spotting a gap in the market and using it for good!

18th June 2019 |

Spotting a gap in the market is how we all think about business success. This is one of the classic key success factors in business. If someone has spotted a gap in the market...

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