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Case Studies

The  North East BIC’s business advisers have a wealth of experience and have helped many on their path to self employment. See below for some examples of our most recent success stories.

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Dave declares war on unemployment

Dave declares war on unemployment

A talented war gamer has started his own business with the help of the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). David Ayre, 31, turned his hobby into a business in May designing and...

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Start Up business hits the right note

Start Up business hits the right note

Newcastle University graduate Catherine Hanlon has started a business with the help of the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Catherine, 23 from Peterlee, launched In Harmony Music Tuition and Performance in April,...

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Fighting fit start-up company invests in Sunderland

Fighting fit start-up company invests in Sunderland

A new fitness company delivering fun and effective workouts has just opened in Sunderland after receiving just under £10,000 thanks to the North East BIC. A 13 year career in the gym industry inspired...

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Tree Surgeon nurtures business success thanks to BIC

Tree Surgeon nurtures business success thanks to BIC

A tree surgeon has become his own boss after visiting the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Jack Murray, 19, visited the BIC for start-up advice, here he met with business adviser Ron Anderson who gave...

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Party business explodes into market

Party business explodes into market

A science technician is giving children a birthday to remember by delivering science parties to inspire the next generation. After visiting the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) Neil Harrison launched Big Bang...

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