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Interim Director encourages growth 5th May 2014

A programme designed to encourage self sufficiency and set established businesses on the path for future growth and success has been launched in the region. Focusing on effective business growth strategies and selling skills,...

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North East firm expands in size and staff 2nd May 2014

A North East mortgage firm are once again expanding their office space from 800sq ft to over 1000sq ft to accommodate more staff in the coming year due to increased levels of business caused...

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Rural business connect to provide framework to help boost regional economy 2nd May 2014

Business centres from Barnard Castle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed have joined forces to create a new network to help support and stimulate economic growth across rural communities throughout the North East. Rural Connect has been launched...

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Neil scores in transfer window 1st May 2014

A former Sunderland footballer has transferred his sporting prowess to the world of business, setting up a new company specialising in the transfer of logos on to clothing. Neil Simpson, who was signed to...

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Global North finds Open Space 21st April 2014

Open Space, the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC)’s new facility was launched this month and welcomed the first virtual tenant on board with more to follow. Robert Macleod, managing director, of Global...

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Mother knows best for Son’s business 20th April 2014

When math teacher Stephen Marsh wanted to set up his own business he turned to the person who he listens to most, his mother. Janice Marsh, business trainer at the North East Business and...

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Arc Adoption North East finds home at the BIC 14th April 2014

A new adoption agency for the North East is one of three organisations in the country that has been created after securing a grant provided from the government with the aim to reform the...

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The schuh fits for start up client 10th April 2014

Adam Monkhouse has won a contract with retailer Schuh which sees his company, North East Electrical Ltd become the main electrical contractor for all their stores throughout the region. After visiting the BIC in...

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Reiki practitioner starts own business 5th April 2014

An entrepreneur has set up her own business after finding the effects of Reiki so great. Liz Cairns turned to holistic therapy when she found herself suffering with anxiety and found the results to be so...

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Spanish entrepreneur completes Erasmus programme 8th March 2014

Spaniard Marcos Antelo has become the first entrepreneur on the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Programme to have completed his exchange with the help of the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Marcos was...

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