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Baby boutique proves personal service never goes out of fashion

Baby boutique proves personal service never goes out of fashion 18th March 2019

Nicol Lamb is adding a bit of pink to The Green in Southwick, Sunderland, after realising her childhood dream to open her own baby boutique. Little Lambs Boutique has certainly been catching the eye...

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North East’s Geo Journey embarks on a global voyage

North East’s Geo Journey embarks on a global voyage 15th March 2019

Entrepreneurship runs in the family after sisters expanded their business Geo Journey to Dubai, after receiving help through two of RTC North’s programmes – Scaleup North East and Innovate 2 Succeed. Fiona Waistell and...

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North East gets behind International Women’s Day

North East gets behind International Women’s Day 11th March 2019

BUSINESSES and people across the North East are shining a spotlight on the need for gender equality, as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. Male and female executives from across the region are welcoming...

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Freight specialist moves forward

Freight specialist moves forward 4th March 2019

A GLOBAL freight management company is expanding its presence in the North East, following a year of rapid growth. TransGlobal Freight Management Ltd has relocated to a new 472 sq ft office at the...

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North East businesses to benefit from working with Chinese students 25th February 2019

THE NORTH EAST has been chosen to pilot a works experience scheme which will help build a relationship with China. The Chinese Government in the city of Wuhan is funding Hireshared Talent Consulting in...

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Sunderland students to meet industry experts

Sunderland students to meet industry experts 25th February 2019

SUNDERLAND students can get a taste of working life in a range of sectors next month (March), thanks to a unique programme. Work Discovery Sunderland aims to prepare young people for the world of...

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Ditch Paper Receipts – Join the Digital Tax Revolution

Ditch Paper Receipts – Join the Digital Tax Revolution 21st February 2019

Financial and Accounting businesses are being invited by HMRC to ditch their paper receipts and join the digital revolution by testing the new digital tax service – Making Tax Digital. A recent cross-business sector...

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Start-up programme opens for business

Start-up programme opens for business 21st February 2019

BUDDING entrepreneurs are being encouraged to take advantage of a new programme to help people in Sunderland start up in business. The Prospecting for Enterprise initiative, which is being delivered by the North East...

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Vaux brewing name set for Sunderland return

Vaux brewing name set for Sunderland return 19th February 2019

Legendary Sunderland brewing name Vaux is set to be revived nearly two decades after the original business closed. Around 700 jobs were lost when the city centre’s landmark Vaux Breweries shut in July 1999...

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North East businesses unite to showcase the region in a series of new films

North East businesses unite to showcase the region in a series of new films 14th February 2019

The best of the North East will be showcased in a series of spectacular new films. Invest North East England (INEE), the region’s inward investment agency, has launched the first of six showcase films...

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