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Orange Bus Strengthens Team with…

31.07.2018

Award-winning interaction design agency, Orange Bus, celebrates ongoing success with four new appointments. Strengthening the User Experience team is Marianne Canty and Brian Moss. Marianne joins the company from NHS…

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Maven VCTs lead £2.5 million…

31.07.2018

Maven has led the £2.5 million investment in Bright Network, a media technology platform which enables blue-chip employers to reach, identify and recruit high-quality graduates and young professionals. The transaction…

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NRG awarded a position on…

30.07.2018

NRG has been awarded a place on ESPO Framework 3S: Strategic HR Services, delivering bespoke and scalable solutions for the recruitment of temporary, contract and permanent staff, and executive level…

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Digital Minister warned of North…

30.07.2018

The Government’s Minister for Digital and Creative Industries was warned of the skills challenges facing the North East during a visit to the region this week. Margot James MP met…

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QA Apprenticeships: ‘Inspire the next…

27.07.2018

CyberFirst is a pivotal part of the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Programme to inspire and encourage school children from 11 years and upward towards an education and career in…

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Continued expansion for Mincoffs with…

26.07.2018

Newcastle based law firm, Mincoffs, has continued its growth over the recent months with five new appointments and one newly promoted trainee solicitor. Mincoffs, who are celebrating their 70th Anniversary…

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Low-cost laptops and PCs offered…

26.07.2018

Registered charities in County Durham are being offered low-cost laptops and PCs as part of a council-run recycling scheme. The Digital Durham Reboot initiative sees IT equipment owned by the…

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Why industry 4.0 signals a…

26.07.2018

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England The UK is recognised across the world as the birthplace of the first industrial revolution. Innovations in manufacturing, transportation and communication saw…

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Sintons’ tech specialism rewarded with…

25.07.2018

Law firm Sintons has joined Dynamo North East, an industry-led initiative promoting the North East as a hot spot for tech and digital business. Newcastle-based Sintons has become a member of Dynamo, a…

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Orange Bus show their colours…

25.07.2018

On Friday 20th July, Interaction Design Agency, Orange Bus, showed its support for Newcastle Pride by hosting their own all day Pride Party at their Newcastle city centre office. Staff…

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Digital PR Event Was A…

24.07.2018

Newcastle based digital marketing and web development agency, Flow Digital, recently hosted a very successful PR event for marketers in the North East and they are planning another one at…

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Teesside set for jobs boost…

24.07.2018

Plans have been revealed for a multi-million pound waste-to-energy plant in Redcar that could create hundreds of employment opportunities. Yorkshire waste management firm PMAC Energy secured 25 acres of land…

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NORTH EAST BASED SHOUT DIGITAL…

23.07.2018

Globally renowned software innovation company, Shout Digital, has launched a new office in the heart of Philadelphia, USA as the business continues to grow. The company has its headquarters in…

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QA Apprenticeships: Cyber Security Level…

20.07.2018

QA Apprenticeships Cyber Security Level 4 Apprenticeship combines high-quality classroom training with online learning, coaching and on-the-job experience, to develop real world skills in information security. Our programme gives your…

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Tees Valley Business Event Launched…

20.07.2018

Dynamo North East, in partnership with Accenture, are delighted to be hosting a half day business event at Teesside University as part of the wider #CyberFest programme throughout September. This event will…

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#CyberFest launch Business Breakfast event

19.07.2018

Dynamo North East’ cyber work stream, #CyberNorth, in partnership with Accenture are delighted to launch a breakfast business event, kindl hosted by Business Northumberland, as part of the wider #CyberFest programme throughout September.…

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Gosforth firm to support women…

19.07.2018

Dozens of jobs are up for grabs at Newcastle gambling software business BEDE Gaming. The company has confirmed plans to recruit 35 new staff at its Gosforth HQ. Roles available…

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Newcastle Council bosses give green…

18.07.2018

Plans for a technological revolution on Tyneside have been approved by Newcastle City Council. Newcastle can become a ‘world leader’ in using digital technology to transform a city, council chiefs…

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SEAL OF APPROVAL FOR SOFTWARE…

17.07.2018

A growing Newcastle software house is on cloud nine after its latest software was given the thumbs up by the Government’s procurement agency. Only three months after launching Nucleus, Datatrial…

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Grade II-listed creative-tech hub in…

17.07.2018

Property business Metnor Group has sold a Grade II-listed building in Newcastle city centre to investment management firm Vengrove Group. London-based Vengrove paid £6.5m for the Generator Studios scheme, located…

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Key senior appointments fuel growth…

16.07.2018

Financial innovator Inflo, developers of technology that has transformed the audit process for accountants and their clients, has strengthened its senior management team with two key appointments as the company…

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Lending Works secures investment from…

13.07.2018

Maven has led the £2.8 million investment in Lending Works, a leading UK peer-to-peer (P2P) lender. The total transaction value also includes £800,000 of funding from NVM Private Equity, Pollen…

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NEW APPOINTMENTS SIGNAL FURTHER GROWTH…

13.07.2018

NORTH East accountancy practice Tait Walker has welcomed 10 new recruits as it announces 10 further opportunities to join its award-winning team. Forming part of Tait Walker’s strategic growth plans,…

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Womble Bond Dickinson’s Newcastle team…

13.07.2018

The Newcastle-based corporate team at Womble Bond Dickinson marked the end of the month by closing their fifth multi-million pound North East corporate transaction in June. Throughout June, Womble Bond…

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#CyberFest Event: ‘Enabling Safe Business…

12.07.2018

We are delighted to confirm another event as part of the #CyberFest programme throughout September 2018: Wednesday 19th September 2018 Stadium of Light, Sunderland, 8:30am – 2:00pm  Cyber Security is a Tier…

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Apply for Innovate UK’s Global…

12.07.2018

Innovate UK’s Singapore Global Business Accelerator Programme, delivered by Enterprise Europe Network, is targeted at innovative UK SMEs involved in cross-cutting AI & Digital technologies, who want to showcase their innovations…

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Challenger bank Atom to support…

11.07.2018

North East-headquartered challenger bank Atom has announced plans for a new startup incubator. Unveiled by chairman Bridget Rosewell at the Great Exhibition of the North’s Business Summit, the Atom Incubator…

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Dynamo Cyberfest 2018 – Dates…

10.07.2018

The aim of Cyberfest is to raise awareness of the North east as a place to address cyber resilience; to get people engaged in the Dynamo work stream; educate and inform…

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Dynamo 18: What we learned…

09.07.2018

Dynamo 18 showcased the best of the North East’s tech scene, including the UK’s “smartest street” in Newcastle and a new innovation campus coming to Sunderland. Compelo reporter James Walker…

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hedgehog lab’s flagship event: Innovate…

09.07.2018

Apply for tickets at innovatenow.tech. Event Description: The sixth edition of hedgehog lab’s flagship event, Innovate Now, is set to see us refresh things a little. This time, we’ll be focusing…

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Major innovation partnerships drive hedgehog…

06.07.2018

Newcastle-based technology consultancy hedgehog lab has revealed another innovation partnership as the company continues to sustain their remarkable growth. The organisation’s latest agreement will see them partner with Home Group,…

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Maven adds to its expanding…

06.07.2018

Maven’s property arm have completed the £2 million acquisition of a 112,106 sq ft detached industrial warehouse in Bishopbriggs, Scotland. The property is located in the Westerhill Business Park and…

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Baltic Training Blog: Hard Skills…

05.07.2018

An increasing number of young people today are interested in tech from an early age, and often have self-taught knowledge of coding or troubleshooting IT issues. When recruiting for a…

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Dynamo to publish 2nd Edition…

04.07.2018

In January this year, Dynamo North East published its first Hotspot publication and we are delighted to announce that there will be a 2nd edition in October 2018. The 80-page…

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THE NBT GROUP SUPPLIES AMBITIOUS…

04.07.2018

SUPPLY chain management company The NBT Group has outlined ambitious growth plans after investing £500,000 into the business. Following a successful 2017, which saw turnover reach £14m, The NBT Group…

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PEOPLE HEART OF ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT…

03.07.2018

tombola, one of Europe’s leading online entertainment companies, has head hunted a top people person to drive its people strategy and promote continued growth. Debra Ballantyne has joined Sunderland-based tombola…

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Nebula Labs proud to participate…

02.07.2018

Nebula Labs is proud to participate in a unique art project, as part of the Great Exhibition of the North, being held in Newcastle Gateshead over 80 days between June…

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Newcastle University in six-figure funded…

02.07.2018

Byker Community Trust (BCT) has entered into a new two-year partnership with Newcastle University. The tie-up will investigate how housing associations like BCT can best engage and involve residents in…

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North East hits tech boom…

02.07.2018

The number of digital tech businesses started in Newcastle has increased by 154% from 2011 to 2016, according to research from Tech Nation. Around 134 digital tech businesses were founded…

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Maven VCTs back BioAscent with…

02.07.2018

Maven has completed a £1.6 million investment in BioAscent Discovery Limited (BioAscent), an integrated drug discovery services business. The funding will enable BioAscent to significantly expand its service offering, adding…

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