Ward Hadaway
Law firm Ward Hadaway has secured a valuable seal of approval for the safety of its IT systems and processes. The firm, which has offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester, has achieved the Government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus. The exercise saw the UK Top 100 law firm’s IT team working intensively […]

Ward Hadaway achieves cyber security seal of approval

hedgehog lab's new Director of Immersive Technologies Shaun Allan (front) with Chief Product Officer Mark Forster (left) and CEO Sarat Pediredla (right).
Digital consultancy hedgehog lab is to launch a pioneering initiative aimed at boosting the region’s skills in Virtual Reality development. The app developer, which is headquartered in Newcastle and has offices around the world, set up its own Immersive Technologies division earlier this year. After seeing interest from many sectors, […]

hedgehog lab launches VR Academy to boost region’s skills

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Newcastle Startup Week is an exciting new 5-day, citywide and multi-venue festival that will help you start or grow your business in Newcastle upon Tyne or the wider North East of England. The festival features over 50 speakers and a range of events covering the 5 themes of ‘Inspiration’, ‘Getting […]

Newcastle Startup Week (15-19 May 2017)

Mark Larsen, MD of Accenture in North Tyneside
(Article and images courtesy of Chronicle Live) North East IT giant Accenture is creating 60 new jobs at its Newcastle Delivery Centre as it seeks to expand its skilled divisions outside of London. Only last year the global tech firm expanded into a second building at Cobalt Business Park after […]

Accenture creates 60 new jobs at its Newcastle Delivery Centre ...

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Work has started on the construction of a new landmark company HQ on the banks of the Wear. Gaming giant tombola ( is building a new £6m head office at Wylam Wharf and Sunderland construction company Brims has started the 56-week programme of work. CEO of tombola, Phil Cronin said: […]

Construction on Landmark New HQ Begins