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Sunderland organisations pledge to support creative industries

Sunderland organisations pledge to support creative industries 20th January 2020

A group of organisations have come together to support creative industries in Sunderland through a new eighteen-month programme. Unlock the City is led by Sunderland Culture, who will be working in partnership with the...

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New home for manufacturer as business heats up

New home for manufacturer as business heats up 13th January 2020

A RAPIDLY-GROWING manufacturer of fire safety products has relocated to a new, larger headquarters after reporting its best year to date. Sunderland-based Vox Ignis, which was founded just five years ago, has moved into...

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Get quacking with less than a month to go

Get quacking with less than a month to go 3rd January 2020

5.4 million taxpayers have less than a month to complete their Self Assessment tax returns before the 31 January deadline. More than 11 million 2018/19 tax returns are due back with HM Revenue and...

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Enter now for North East Business awards

Enter now for North East Business awards 17th December 2019

As an organisation with a mission to inspire and drive entrepreneurial activity and accelerate innovation, the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) is proud to be sponsoring the Small Business Award at the...

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Could you be FSB’s North East Small Business of the Year?

Could you be FSB’s North East Small Business of the Year? 13th December 2019

The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2020 are now open for entries. The awards recognise and celebrate the huge contribution that smaller businesses and the self-employed make to the North East. The 2019 Awards...

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RMG moves North East office into The Hub Washington

RMG moves North East office into The Hub Washington 29th November 2019

National property management company, the Residential Management Group (RMG) has moved its business operations to The Hub in Washington. The company, part of the Places for People Group, acts as managing agents for a...

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BIC Success at National Enterprise Network Awards

BIC Success at National Enterprise Network Awards 26th November 2019

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) is pleased to announce it has won the Enterprise Engagement Award at this year’s National Enterprise Network Awards (NEN) at London’s Canary Wharf. The awards, established...

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Bottling up the region’s spirit

Bottling up the region’s spirit 25th November 2019

A NORTH EAST entrepreneur is proving he has the bottle to go it alone with the launch of a new micro-distillery in County Durham. Scott Wilson-Laing, was inspired to launch WL Distillery after developing...

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Business coach aims to fulfil growth aspirations at The Hub

Business coach aims to fulfil growth aspirations at The Hub 15th November 2019

An integrative counsellor and business development coach working with senior leaders and executive teams of some of the largest organisations across the UK has relocated her business to The Hub in Washington to support...

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Italian adventure helps local entrepreneur explore new horizons

Italian adventure helps local entrepreneur explore new horizons 13th November 2019

A LOCAL travel blogger is looking to take her business to new heights after participating in a European ‘entrepreneur exchange’ programme. Elaine Wilson, who formerly worked in marketing roles for a range of organisations,...

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