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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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Blossoming new business aids local community

Blossoming new business aids local community 13th February 2019

A new business owner is using flower power to inspire and educate a variety of North East community groups. Sunderland-based Alison Hunter is combining her love and passion for floristry and her experience in...

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Jacksons Law Firm Announce Charity of the Year 2019

Jacksons Law Firm Announce Charity of the Year 2019 6th February 2019

Award winning law firm, Jacksons, is delighted to announce its charity of the year 2019 as Dragonfly Cancer Trust. The charity was founded in 2007, as Josie’s Dragonfly Trust, by the parents of of...

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Sunderland students to get hands on experience

Sunderland students to get hands on experience 4th February 2019

AN INNOVATIVE programme which prepares Sunderland students for the world of work has unveiled its special sector days for 2019. Work Discovery Sunderland is now in its seventh year, set up initially to link...

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Tea-sy does it for growing garden centre

Tea-sy does it for growing garden centre 1st February 2019

A popular garden centre in Sunderland is set to grow further after a successful financial year. Bishopwearmouth Co-operative, which is based on Chester Road, and provides employment opportunities for adults with disabilities, has struck...

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Rapid expansion manufactured after redundancy

Rapid expansion manufactured after redundancy 23rd January 2019

A group of engineers are celebrating after recruiting new staff and taking on larger premises just months after being made redundant from a North East manufacturing firm. Washington-based Triotec only launched in May last...

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