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Office expert picks the BIC for North East business

Office expert picks the BIC for North East business 25th April 2019

Charlie Dawson is something of an expert when it comes to work space, having spent the past 25 years working in the office refurbishment industry. So, he knew exactly what he was looking for...

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North East Fund reaches 100 investments milestone

North East Fund reaches 100 investments milestone 24th April 2019

Trailblazing company Arquer Diagnostics has become the North East Fund’s 100th investment after securing £1.8m to help take a revolutionary new bladder cancer diagnostics kit to the global marketplace. The investment will support the...

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Work Discovery Week inspires career in medicine

Work Discovery Week inspires career in medicine 24th April 2019

A SUNDERLAND medical student has praised the city’s innovative employability programme in helping him make the right career choice. Work Discovery Week has run since 2013, connecting young people with the region’s leading businesses...

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Memory of Martyn lives on in new Sunderland print business

Memory of Martyn lives on in new Sunderland print business 23rd April 2019

The widow of respected Sunderland businessman Martyn Young has pledged to continue the work they began together, launching a company in his memory. Two years after the tragic death of print company boss Martyn...

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Sunderland businesses encouraged to get on the elephant trail

Sunderland businesses encouraged to get on the elephant trail 17th April 2019

SUNDERLAND’S leading organisations have joined the herd to support one of the region’s most exciting summer events – and are now hoping to encourage other businesses to get on board. Elmer’s Great North Parade...

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Façade specialists have the blueprint for success

Façade specialists have the blueprint for success 16th April 2019

A pair of façade draughtsman are mining over half a century of experience and fronting-up an exciting new business. With over 50 years’ experience of façade design – Colin Marshall and Steve Henderson have...

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North East BIC digs in to support Pollinator Parks

North East BIC digs in to support Pollinator Parks 28th March 2019

A project to support the survival of struggling pollinating insect populations, such as butterflies and bees, has been launched at the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) on the first day of Spring....

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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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