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Entrepreneur cleans up North East 20th October 2014

A Sunderland entrepreneur has started his own business after visiting the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Brian Bell, from Houghton le Spring, was recommended visiting the BIC after he visited the Job...

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Business Start Up from top to toe 18th October 2014

Start up client and trained hairdresser, Kirsty Blunt, has dipped her toes into her new business and hung up her scissors for good. Kirsty, from Hartlepool, dreamed of being he own boss as a foot care practitioner and after visiting the BIC...

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Seamstress Entrepreneur opens shop 17th October 2014

A seamstress has started her own business and opened up shop thanks to the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Frances Buckle officially opened The Little Sewing Mill for business two months ago...

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World-first review site allows customers to crowd source the best financial services based on peer rankings 13th October 2014

SmartMoneyPeople.com is the first investment from Teesside fund TwentyThreeMiles An online review system ranking financial services organisations and products including credit cards, bank loans and mortgages based on customer experience, has launched on Teesside....

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BIC tenant named in the Power 100 10th October 2014

North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) tenant, Gary McFarlane has been named in the Power 100 List – Britain’s Most Influential People with a Disability or Impairment. The list is the first of...

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Hospitality guaranteed thanks to Innovation Programme 6th October 2014

A regional business which supports clients across the UK hospitality sector has tapped into the North East Business Centre’s (BIC) Innovation Programme ensuring targets to increase turnover are met. Hospitality Guaranteed was formed in...

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BIC tenant adds to team 2nd October 2014

The continued growth in customer numbers at CDC Wealth Managment has seen the company, based at the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC), enhance its advisory team with the addition of Terry Calland...

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Google innovation expert to speak at Venturefest North East 30th September 2014

Google UK comes to Venturefest North East next month to deliver the key note speech to delegates at this year’s innovation conference on 21st October at Hilton NewcastleGateshead. Venturefest North East is the region’s...

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BIC based business expands nationally 29th September 2014

The North East’s largest independent contract cleaning and facilities management business is aiming to become a truly nationwide business with the help of a second six-figure investment from The Finance for Business North East...

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A partnership for SMEs 27th September 2014

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) has joined forces with the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) to help ratify support available to SMEs across the region. Having developed a consultative innovation...

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