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North East Digital Workplace Safety…

23.06.2022

Notify Technology, the fast-growth provider of digital workplace safety, wellbeing, environmental and governance compliance services has announced the completion of its latest funding round, raising £3.1M in new equity. The…

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Strong year for inward investment…

17.06.2022

Although economic uncertainty and changing restrictions characterised the year for businesses across the country, Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), ended the 2021-22 financial year having supported the creation…

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North East Tech Sector is…

23.05.2022

A delegation of international trade and investment experts is heading home today ready to spread the word about the North East’s impressive investment opportunities in the digital and immersive technology…

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Graduates Benefit from The University…

20.05.2022

First launched in 2011, the University of Sunderland received European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) to run its Graduate Internship Scheme, connecting graduate talent with regional, Small to Medium Enterprises. It has…

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Leading North East tech company…

16.03.2022

Former North East Company of the Year, Aspire Technology Solutions today announced that it has secured significant minority investment from LDC, the UK’s leading mid-market private equity firm, in a…

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New investment to transform skills…

03.03.2022

A significant investment in technical facilities at Sunderland College’s City Campus is set to support the future generation of highly skilled engineers and business management professionals. The new capital investment…

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NTCA’S £10m TECH GROWTH PROGRAMME…

24.02.2022

A £10m digital programme aimed at boosting growth in the region’s tech economy will be launched officially next week. North of Tyne Combined Authority’s (NTCA) Digital Growth and Innovation Programme…

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North East LEP makes £90k…

18.02.2022

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded more than £90k through its Project Development Accelerator Fund to expand the work of a new partnership aimed at growing the North…

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Sage’s £1.4m investment in the…

15.02.2022

The chief secretary to the Treasury has welcomed the landmark investment by Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, hailing the “transformational”…

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NORTH EAST UNIVERSITY CENTRE AWARDED…

04.02.2022

A higher education centre in the North East has secured multi-million funding to invest in its STEM capabilities. Newcastle College University Centre, part of national college group NCG, has been…

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North East Local Enterprise Partnership…

03.02.2022

The UK government’s Levelling Up white paper will today set out a blueprint to “expand opportunities” across the United Kingdom. The government’s ambitions include a 40 per cent increase in…

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Mediaworks building a digital home…

17.01.2022

One of the North East’s largest and most successful housing providers, Bernicia Group, has appointed future-facing marketing specialists Mediaworks to transform its digital footprint. Bernicia Group has set ambitious goals…

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£2m from County Durham Growth…

23.12.2021

The County Durham Growth Fund has awarded £1.98 million in grants to 17 companies from across the county this year, which will create 278 new jobs. 2021 has proved a…

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Sage Group plc to spend…

22.12.2021

The Sage Group plc, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, has announced that it has agreed to acquire a cloud native multichannel…

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Systems leadership at the heart…

13.12.2021

With exciting news of a £20 million investment into a world-class training centre and housing eco-system, the city of Sunderland is proving itself to be a place where key organisations are working together to create a…

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New Year, New Recruit? The…

13.12.2021

As they start to prepare for the Christmas break University of Sunderland’s ERDF Graduate Internship team look ahead to the New Year. It’s been an interesting time for recruitment in recent months.…

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GATESHEAD’S ADVANTEX NEW INVESTMENT EXPANDS…

07.12.2021

New investment in infrastructure will enable Gateshead technology specialist Advantex to expand and improve its ultra-fast internet connectivity services to more organisations across the region. The development follows a £500,000…

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Growing Gateshead tech firm Aspire…

02.12.2021

Growing tech firm Aspire Technology Solutions has posted a 6% lift in turnover during a year of uncertainty and restrictions imposed by Covid-19. The Gateshead firm – a former North…

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NORTH EAST AUCTION SPECIALIST INVESTING…

24.11.2021

A North East-based property auction expert has committed to supporting the growth of the sector with significant investment into its latest specialist training programme intake. The UK’s largest property auctioneer…

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North East HMRC centre to…

24.11.2021

Newcastle’s Pilgrim’s Quarter, part of the Pilgrim Street development, is set to become the new home for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the North East. Part of the Government…

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Work gathers pace on landmark…

18.11.2021

A major County Durham industrial scheme has hit another key milestone with the development of its latest phase. The construction of ten industrial units at Station Place in Newton Aycliffe…

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BBC presenter Jeff Brown launches…

17.11.2021

Jeff Brown, presenter of BBC Look North, is paying a visit to the University of Sunderland today (Wednesday, November 17th) to officially launch its new state of the art photography…

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North East housing providers secure…

15.11.2021

A group of North of Tyne housing providers have successfully secured funding to deliver an innovative employability project to help unlock potential in the region. The partnership, made up of…

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Gateshead announces new jobs with…

21.10.2021

Gateshead has released images of a specialist £14m housing project which will create 82 homes for older people who require a broad range of support needs. Created and managed by…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE PRAISED FOR EMPLOYER…

20.10.2021

Newcastle College has been praised for its investment efforts in its recently built facilities by MP and shadow digital minister, Chi Onwurah, when the College welcomed her for a tour…

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Government unveils plans to upskill…

14.10.2021

The government has announced the roll out 65 courses designed to upskill and or retrain thousands of adults across the UK. Sixty-five short and modular courses will start to roll…

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Newcastle United Football Club takeover…

11.10.2021

The Saudi Arabian backed £305m takeover of Newcastle United Football Club has proved controversial with human rights activists and fans alike. However, some members of the Newcastle business community have…

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Emeli Sandé gives ‘seal of…

11.10.2021

Multi-platinum award-winning singer and songwriter Emeli Sandé has returned to Wearside to check out the University of Sunderland’s new state of the art photography and media facilities. Earlier today, Emeli,…

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North East equity firm exits…

08.10.2021

A North East based private equity firm has exited its investment in transport management software provider Mandata to Tenzing. LDC supported the Newcastle-headquartered Mandata to complete two significant acquisitions and…

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£130m offshore wind investment to…

29.09.2021

A new multi-million pound investment from government and industry is set to create and safeguard hundreds of jobs in the North East renewables sector. More than 440 offshore wind production…

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Switched-on: County Durham tech start-ups…

27.09.2021

Business Durham has supported the launch and growth of three technology companies thanks to its six-month accelerator programme for start-ups. Networking platform NetKnoWho, taxi and private hire app taxigoat and…

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New £50 million NETPark expansion…

23.09.2021

Plans to expand the North East Technology Park (NETPark) in Sedgefield, County Durham, have been given the go ahead Durham County Council, who has agreed to £49.6m to finance the…

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North East council approves £49.6m…

17.09.2021

Plans to create more than 1,000 jobs with the expansion of a North East science park have been approved. Durham County Council has approved plans for the expansion of NETPark…

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Tech company raises £2.4m for…

16.09.2021

A North East technology company has announced that it has raised £2.4m as it aims to build its first commercial plant in the UK. Nova Pangaea Technologies, headquartered in Redcar,…

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NETPark to create 1,250 new…

09.09.2021

A North East science park has announced that it is aiming to create more than 1,200 jobs as it bids for £50m of growth investment. NETPark (North East Technology Park),…

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Help to Grow Management

08.09.2021

Significant support for small business leaders SMEs in the North East are being urged to sign up to a new 12-week management course, providing critical skills and networks to help…

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Mirthy bags £800,000 to build…

31.08.2021

Mirthy, a community and activities platform for over-60s, has raised an £800,000 pre-seed investment, a year after launching during the pandemic and racking up over 30k users. The pre-seed round…

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Global tech firm to open…

11.08.2021

A leading global technology consultancy has chosen Newcastle as the location for its third UK office. Thoughtworks, who have won multiple awards for their commitment to diversity and inclusion will…

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Skills Bootcamps to be delivered…

04.08.2021

TechUP – Improving diversity within Tech TechUP is delighted to have been selected to take part in national Skills Bootcamps, free adult courses, designed to boost career prospects in the…

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WORK ON MILLIONS OF POUNDS…

02.08.2021

New work in the education, defence and manufacturing sectors are among the projects that have secured growth for a North East technology firm over the last 12 months. Gateshead-based Advantex,…

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£12m North of Tyne digital…

28.07.2021

The North of Tyne Combined Authority has announced new multi-million pound funding to boost the local digital sector. The authority plans to invest £12m to boost the digital sector in…

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SMEs experience growth with Northumbria…

28.06.2021

Following the launch of its ERDF funding scheme in March, Northumbria University continues to offer support to SMEs based in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland. Through funding worth up to…

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Durham SaaS firm secures £600k…

28.01.2021

A Durham SaaS company has announced that it has received an investment of £600k to complete development of a new platform. Hicomply has received the £600k from angel investors and…

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North East LEP to help…

13.01.2021

A North East organisation has announced that more than £235k in funding has been awarded to help businesses in the region. The funding, from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership…

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Newcastle software specialist invests £17m…

11.01.2021

A Newcastle software company has announced that it has led a multi-million pound funding round for a digital operations platform. Sage has invested £17m in digital operations platform Brightpearl, leading…

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