NEWS: March 2019

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NCFE celebrates contract win with…

29.03.2019

North East-based awarding body NCFE welcomed a visit from the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) following a T Level contract win. After securing a contract to deliver…

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New principal appointed at Northumberland…

28.03.2019

Following the recent merger between Sunderland College and Northumberland College, the newly formed college group – Education Partnership North East – has announced a new principal for Northumberland College. Nigel…

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New IT Manager for Newcastle…

27.03.2019

Newcastle based Mincoffs Solicitors have appointed experienced legal IT professional, Helen Cunningham as IT Manager. Helen, who has over 2 decades of experience in the legal IT sector in the…

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Can you get cash back…

27.03.2019

We’re hosting a short session for Gateshead businesses to understand what hidden value might exist in their balance sheets. Definitely not a workshop on tax, though. No. Absolutely not a…

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For better or worse: AI…

26.03.2019

Durham University, on behalf of the NINE DTP has organised a panel and networking event to discuss ‘For better or worse: AI and society’ at PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead. The panel…

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Dragons’ Den entrepreneur set to…

26.03.2019

Parking-tech pioneer Chris Reed is set to share his experience and inspire delegates attending FinanceCamp following his success in the Dragons’ Den earlier this year. The annual conference launched in…

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University training partnership set to…

26.03.2019

Teesside University is partnering with a national training provider to create a ‘one-stop-shop’ for employers in the region. Focusing on a range of industries, the partnership with County Durham based…

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County Durham tech data specialist…

26.03.2019

Data destruction company ProTech City has moved into new custom-built premises as part of its ongoing expansion thanks to support from Scaleup North East. Based in Peterlee, Protech City specialises…

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North East colleges announce official…

25.03.2019

Two of the North East’s leading colleges have officially merged today in an ambitious move that will create significant benefits for the region. Sunderland College and Northumberland College have legally…

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Can you support young people…

21.03.2019

Workfinder is a platform to inspire the next generation and create a pipeline of talent to drive the UK’s most ambitious growth companies. Aimed at young people aged 16-24, the…

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North East Futures UTC: Business…

18.03.2019

North East Futures UTC are excited to invite you along to the newest Digital Technology and Healthcare focused school in the North East for our next Business Breakfast on Monday…

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TWITTER BOSS PRAISES REGION’S IT…

15.03.2019

The growth and success of the region’s tech sector is being recognised at the highest level, according to one of the world’s most influential social media figures. Bruce Daisley, Twitter’s…

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BMC RECRUITMENT GROUP PARTNERS WITH…

12.03.2019

BMC Recruitment Group, situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, is delighted to announce their alliance with Insurtech UK, becoming their official Recruitment Partner. BMC is the trusted recruitment partner to leading…

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New CEO to deliver £120m…

07.03.2019

A new chief executive officer has taken the reins of £120m investment programme, North East Fund. Former finance director of the North East Fund, Jason Hobbs, has been appointed following…

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NORTH EAST AWARDING BODY MAKES…

07.03.2019

NATIONAL awarding organisation, NCFE, has been voted as one of the best employers to work for in the UK in this year’s The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to…

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Go Reboot: Gateshead – 20th…

06.03.2019

Sunderland Software City have joined forces with Gateshead Council and PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, to bring Go Reboot to Gateshead residents. Showcasing some the regions most advanced and exciting…

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TAIT WALKER GEARS UP FOR…

06.03.2019

INDEPENDENT accountancy firm, Tait Walker, is setting its sight on further growth in 2019 following a year of new appointments and a brand new service offering. In 2018, Tait Walker…

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Apprentices Wow Tech Company

06.03.2019

An industry leading Tech company has joined forces with colleges and a university from the region to offer a brand-new degree apprenticeship programme. tombola has partnered with Gateshead, Sunderland and…

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BT to deliver Smart Water…

06.03.2019

BT has secured a contract with Northumbrian Water, the providers of reliable and sustainable water, to help deliver a Smart Water project across its North East operating area. BT is…

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Maven leads investment in electric…

06.03.2019

Maven has led a £7 million investment round in Northumberland based AVID Technology Group (AVID), a leader in the manufacture and design of components for electric and hybrid vehicles. The…

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North East businesses receive £10m…

05.03.2019

Maven Capital Partners has invested £10m into some of the region’s high growth businesses and has safeguarded over 400 jobs. Maven, said to be one of the UK’s most active…

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Future Focus – SEND Careers…

04.03.2019

Following the success of the first Future Focus SEND Careers Fair last year, I would like to invite you to the next one we have planned on Wednesday May 8th from…

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New programme will promote Newcastle…

04.03.2019

A new programme to encourage inward investment and retain talent in Newcastle has been launched.   The Newcastle Ambassador Programme will use local people to raise the profile of the…

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Over £120m in investment funds…

01.03.2019

Northumberland businesses may be able to benefit from investment pot North East Fund as it collaborates with the Innovation SuperNetwork to promote funding opportunities. The fund has helped over 80…

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Do you run a small business? Want to develop your leadership skills, plan for the future and grow your networks? This new programme is delivered by small business experts @NorthumbriaUni smallbusinesscharter.org/smal… #SmallBizLeaders

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