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Festive Fun Run

Festive Fun Run 15th November 2018

SUNDERLAND residents are invited to spread seasonal cheer and raise money at the same time at a special event next month (December). Sunderland Business Improvement District has teamed up with the Bridges to host...

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Tech start-up helps ease GDPR worries

Tech start-up helps ease GDPR worries 14th November 2018

A RESPECTED North East entrepreneur has outlined ambitious growth plans for the tech start-up he co-created less than a year ago. David Cook, founder of business networking group The Mussel Club, launched software start-up...

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CPI helps running entrepreneur take big step forward

CPI helps running entrepreneur take big step forward 14th November 2018

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has supported an entrepreneur’s vision to help runners find the most appropriate type of footwear. CPI worked with Craig Downs on mymo, a wearable sock using artificial intelligence...

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Bringing Tax into the 21st Century – Making Tax Digital  By The Rt. Hon. Mel Stride, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Bringing Tax into the 21st Century – Making Tax Digital By The Rt. Hon. Mel Stride, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury 13th November 2018

Anything that helps businesses to manage their tax more easily so they can focus on what they do best – innovate, expand, and create jobs and profits – is what every modern business needs....

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Flexibility is key to keeping older workers

Flexibility is key to keeping older workers 31st October 2018

  About the BIC The BIC is an enterprise agency and business centre responsible for putting its heart into supporting new and established businesses in the North East. Since opening in 1994, the BIC...

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Northern man launches voice-over business

Northern man launches voice-over business 30th October 2018

An ex-BBC radio producer has started his own company to provide voice-over services to North East businesses. Northern Man Productions, launched by Bruce Edwards, who previously worked as a radio producer and presenter for...

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New co-chairs announced as Work Discovery Sunderland confirms 2019 return

New co-chairs announced as Work Discovery Sunderland confirms 2019 return 29th October 2018

A unique educational programme designed to improve the employability of young people across Wearside will return in 2019 with two new chairs at the head. Work Discovery Sunderland has recently welcomed John Green, retail...

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Regional businesses bursting with innovative ideas to showcase products at VentureFest

Regional businesses bursting with innovative ideas to showcase products at VentureFest 22nd October 2018

Wearable tech, sustainability and smart healthcare are just some of the themes explored by the 14 Innovation Showcase winners set to demonstrate their bright ideas at VentureFest North East 2018. Working with experts from...

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Sunderland’s Northern Spire bridge takes centre stage on BBC’s Strictly

Sunderland’s Northern Spire bridge takes centre stage on BBC’s Strictly 22nd October 2018

Sunderland’s impressive new Northern Spire bridge was thrown into the national limelight tonight (Saturday) when it featured on TV’s biggest show Strictly Come Dancing. The stunning new bridge, which opened to traffic at the...

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Jacksons Law Firm Team Expansion

Jacksons Law Firm Team Expansion 16th October 2018

Award winning North East Law Firm, Jacksons continues to grow with the appointment of new team members and staff promotions. Amie Callan has been recruited to the firm as head of finance and is...

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