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North East tops nationwide list…

30.06.2022

North East England has topped the list of UK regions for new job creation from inward investment successes, following annual statistics by the Department for International Trade (DIT). Consisting of…

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Lecturer’s role in new project…

30.06.2022

Created in 1978 by American artist and activist Gilbert Baker, the Rainbow Pride Flag has become one of the most recognised symbols in the world, powered by a message of…

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Northumbria University ranked highest in…

30.06.2022

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is the North East’s highest ranked university for graduate business startups based on estimated turnover. According to the latest Higher Education Business and Communities Interaction (HEBCIS) survey…

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WHY CULTURAL DIVERSITY IS GOOD…

29.06.2022

Cultural diversity is no longer considered just a buzzword. There are various benefits to diversity and companies are ready to reap the rewards. Building a team while keeping cultural diversity…

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OPENCAST JOINS ST OSWALD’S HOSPICE…

28.06.2022

The North East’s St Oswald’s Hospice art trail fundraiser is back for summer 2023 – and Newcastle-headquartered tech consultancy Opencast will be creating its very own Shaun the Sheep for…

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Uzbekistan students bring their fashion…

28.06.2022

Three talented international fashion students showcasing their work in a University of Sunderland exhibition have been awarded for their creative efforts. Nasiba Rajapova, Bakhodirova Surayyo and Ezozkhon Abduganieva are among…

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R² Factory at Rolls-Royce partners…

28.06.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders has with partnered R2 Factory which is part of the Rolls-Royce Group, to deliver its next generation of mid-level developers using the Developer Incubator product. Northcoders’ Developer Incubator…

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LDC invests in Cleveland Containers…

28.06.2022

Cleveland Containers, the UK’s leading supplier of shipping containers, has secured a minority investment from leading mid-market private equity firm LDC to support the next stage of its growth journey.…

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Space expertise brings £1.3m big…

23.06.2022

A new £1.3 million Centre for Doctoral Training in the field of data intensive science is cementing the region as a major hub for space, data science and the digital…

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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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Discover the power of potential

17.06.2022

“Maurice’s energy and commitment to enhancing our student experience and employability opportunities is truly inspirational”   One of the world’s authorities on mindset and leadership is sharing his experiences on…

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FIRST EVER NEWCASTLE STARTUP DAY…

16.06.2022

Students at Newcastle College met some of the region’s top entrepreneurs this week at the first ever Newcastle Startup Day within its Synergy Hub. Produced in collaboration with the team…

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International research aims to put…

16.06.2022

A professor from the University of Sunderland is leading a team of international experts in a bid to examine growing amounts of hate speech and conflict emerging both online and…

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Northcoders launches Queer coded –…

16.06.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – has launched a brand new podcast called Queer coded that is all about…

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Employees from leading tech company…

15.06.2022

Employees at Aspire Technology Solutions have received life-saving waterside responder training delivered by the RNIL and the Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service. Employing more than 240 people, Aspire…

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New £450,000 University research funding…

15.06.2022

The University of Sunderland has received £300,000 in funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to support commercialisation of pioneering research which aims to improve the lives of patients across…

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GROWING NORTH EAST TECH FIRM…

15.06.2022

North East IT network and connectivity specialist Advantex has launched a recruitment drive to support growth and expansion of customer services. The Gateshead firm is creating up to 10 new roles…

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NICD offer data science expertise…

07.06.2022

As part of the North of Tyne Combined Authority Digital Growth and Innovation Programme (NTCA Digital), we are reaching out to qualifying SMEs in the North of Tyne area to…

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Agile business experts nurture future…

31.05.2022

Following a successful three-year programme of financial and practical support for students at Northumbria University, Agile Business Consortium has committed to a further three years of funding. A supporter since…

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Sunderland College’s Immersive Space named…

30.05.2022

Sunderland College’s innovative 360-degree Immersive Space has won Education Project of the Year at the international Audio Visual News Awards 2022 which recognises the excellence in AV Technologies across the…

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Playing with Pride

30.05.2022

Next month is Pride month – a time to recognise and celebrate of the lives, achievements, and history of the LGBTQI+ community… And one Sunderland PhD student is taking this…

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Photographer brings Kielder dark skies…

30.05.2022

A photographic exhibition is giving visitors the chance to explore the darkness of a winter Kielder night throughout the summer months. Created by photographic artist Helen McGhie, and located on…

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Mediaworks appoints senior head to…

26.05.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has appointed Claire Lloyd as its new head of affiliates. Claire brings in-depth knowledge across sectors including retail,…

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Scott Logic wins £9m digital…

26.05.2022

Newcastle-headquartered software consultancy, Scott Logic, has been awarded a two-year, £9m contract with HM Land Registry to help it achieve an ambitious transformation programme. HM Land Registry has a rich…

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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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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE OPENING DOORS FOR…

20.05.2022

Newcastle College is looking to help North East start-ups and SMEs grow their network and take the next step in their business journey. The College’s Enterprise Hub, based at its…

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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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In Conversation | Prof. Paul…

19.05.2022

Our next ‘In Conversation’ is with Prof Paul Watson, Director, National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD).  The NICD helps organisations learn new data skills, supporting them to gain an insight from their data…

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Tech company expands into South…

18.05.2022

A North East tech firm which is “paving the way” in internet connectivity has expanded into a new office space in South Tyneside to meet business growth and demand for…

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Mediaworks targets 30 staff for…

17.05.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital agencies, Mediaworks, is set to create 30 new jobs in the North West after substantial client growth in the region. The…

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The thin pink line

17.05.2022

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia comes around on May 17 every year, marking the day that the World Health Organisation (WHO) declassified ‘homosexuality’ from the International Classification of…

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New College Durham University Centre…

17.05.2022

New College Durham University Centre has a range of courses and flexible study options that can help you overcome three of the most common obstacles that prevent workers from taking…

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Sage expands SME cash flow…

16.05.2022

Accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology specialist Sage has announced it has completed the acquisition of Futrli, a cash flow forecasting software solution for SMEs and accountants. The move deepens…

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Ratings reveal quality of research…

16.05.2022

Over 70% of published research carried out at the University of Sunderland has been rated as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework results released today.…

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New programme launches to help…

11.05.2022

Tech Startup Sunderland is a new programme of activity to help entrepreneurs across Sunderland to bring their tech and digital ideas to life through a wide range of expert-led support.…

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Sage becomes official partner of…

10.05.2022

Accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology specialist Sage has become the Official Insights Partner of The Hundred and, from 2023 onwards, The Hundred Draft will be powered by Sage. The…

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MINCOFFS SOLICITORS WELCOMES NEW PARTNER

09.05.2022

AN AWARD-WINNING North East law firm is consolidating a successful start to the year with the appointment of a new Partner.   Head of Residential Conveyancing Emma Liddle has been…

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Northumbria University hosts HR conference…

09.05.2022

Northumbria University will host a Workforce Development Conference on Thursday May 12, to explore why investing in new digital technologies, team communications and health and wellbeing is “crucial to an…

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Struggling families find hope in…

03.05.2022

Review reveals the “positive” impact of Family Group Conferencing in Sunderland   For those families at risk of breaking down, a programme designed to bring together a trusted support network…

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International accounting firm acquires £13m…

03.05.2022

Azets, an internationally operating accounting firm and specialist business advisor to SMEs, has announced the acquisition of North East contemporary Tait Walker. This marks the third UK acquisition in four…

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Excluded children take centre stage

29.04.2022

A new exhibition opens at National Glass Centre this week giving a voice to a marginalised section of society, children who have been excluded from school. “Children and young people…

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Sage refreshes brand alongside £300m…

29.04.2022

Sage, a provider of accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses will have a refreshed brand from today, said to be a “symbol of its evolution”.…

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gliff.ai launches on-premises software for…

28.04.2022

On a mission to provide the right tools and support for developing world-changing, trustworthy AI, gliff.ai announced today a new product for large companies which includes on-premises software deployment. With…

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Key Promotions at Mincoffs Solicitors

27.04.2022

Newcastle based Mincoffs Solicitors has announced 2 promotions and a new appointment following a strong start to the year. Solicitors Daniel Bell from the firm’s award-winning Corporate team and Leanne…

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A true high-flyer

27.04.2022

Inspirational Captain shares career experiences at University of Sunderland Women in Leadership event   During the Covid-19 pandemic, airline pilot Captain Emma Henderson decided to take on a new challenge…

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IT and cyber security specialist…

27.04.2022

The next phase in the transformation of the former head office of Newcastle Building Society is underway with the provision of revolutionary ultrafast internet connectivity throughout the building. Deployed by…

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Data analytics and testing consultancy…

25.04.2022

Seriös Group, a North East-based data analytics and testing specialist, is supporting grassroots sport in the region by sponsoring a young team’s kit. The company, based in Newcastle, has kitted…

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North East business hub unveils…

25.04.2022

A leading provider of business space and support has unveiled a bold new vision as it looks to help North East businesses embrace “the workplace of tomorrow”. The North East…

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Campaign launched to help North…

25.04.2022

A new campaign to help smaller tourism-related businesses reach new audiences is being launched with the help of funding from the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NCTA). The New Adventures…

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NORTH EAST TECH FIRM LAUNCHES…

22.04.2022

North East technology specialist Mesma has appointed two new apprentices as it launches a recruitment drive to develop home grown talent to improve customer support and software services. The Sunderland…

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Mediaworks confirms WPP digital lead…

21.04.2022

Mediaworks, one of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, has confirmed Leigh Gammons as the group’s new chief customer officer. He arrives from WPP, where he was…

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Newcastle-based Northcoders to open new…

19.04.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – is to open a brand new training hub in Birmingham city centre that…

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Northumbria Graduate Futures launches new…

13.04.2022

Northumbria Graduate Futures  has launched an exciting new stream of funding activity as its existing Graduate Internship funding scheme enjoys continued success. This new funding is focused on Summer Internships…

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North East labour data “largely…

13.04.2022

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released regional labour data including that of the North East highlighting its position is “largely unchanged”. The ONS release includes statistics for the…

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Sunderland support for care experienced…

12.04.2022

A pioneering programme for care experienced students at the University of Sunderland has achieved the highest national rating for the quality of its support. The University has achieved the NNECL…

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Leading digital agency appoints chief…

12.04.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has appointed Helen Whitfield as its group’s chief delivery officer. She joins the award-winning agency with 30 years’ experience in leading transformational processes for successful global operators.…

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Gateshead tech specialist wins six-figure…

12.04.2022

North East technology specialist Advantex has won a six-figure contract to provide digital connectivity and internet services at an 800-year-old castle in the North West that caters for corporate events.…

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We Stand with Ukraine: University…

11.04.2022

Students, artists and academics united for a one-off exhibition in a bid to show their support to the people of Ukraine. The ‘We Stand With Ukraine’ exhibit has been on…

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Future Stars 2022

11.04.2022

Line-up Announced! Already confirmed are Siemens, UK Music, Ivy House, Newcastle College Group, Mako, Learning Curve Group, SLQ Sports Leaders and University College London with more to be announced in…

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Leading tech company Aspire rated…

11.04.2022

Former North East Company of the Year, Aspire Technology Solutions has received an ‘excellent’ rating for its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance from Sustainable Advantage, one of the UK’s…

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OPENCAST PLANS ‘10 GOOD THINGS’…

11.04.2022

TYNESIDE technology consultancy Opencast reaches a milestone in its charitable activities this spring as it passes the £100,000 mark in donations to charity. The charitable commitment is part of the…

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Performing Arts student says the…

07.04.2022

“I didn’t want my life to become focused on the fact that I’ve got cancer because there are so many parts to who I am”   For University of Sunderland…

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North East launches £800k innovation…

07.04.2022

Businesses across Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside have been asked to help the region tackle some of the biggest problems facing our economy and community with the launch of an…

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University of Sunderland invests in…

07.04.2022

The University of Sunderland welcomes thousands of students each year. Many come straight from school or college, choosing higher education to help shape their future prospects. For some people the…

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New gallery provides artistic outlet…

06.04.2022

“Learning in these real environments provides our graduates with unique experience, skills and knowledge” The University of Sunderland has officially opened the doors to its new Sunderland Creatives Gallery at…

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Multiple promotions at Muckle LLP

06.04.2022

Muckle LLP has strengthened its award-winning team with nine new promotions, including three new Partners. Richard Nixon, Julie Garbutt and Amy Sergison have been promoted to Partner and six other…

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OPENCAST TURNS 10 AND PLANS…

04.04.2022

INDEPENDENT technology consultancy Opencast is 10 years old – and is planning for the next decade with a move into a new HQ designed for hybrid ways of working post…

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New premises for Newcastle digital…

01.04.2022

Newcastle creative digital product studio, KOMODO has moved to a new home with the help of Mincoffs Solicitors. Founded in 2003 by Managing Director Andy Greener, KOMODO has grown from…

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Nomad Digital achieves RoSPA Silver…

01.04.2022

World leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions Nomad Digital are delighted to announce that they have achieved the RoSPA Silver Level Health and Safety Award. Awarded to Nomad…

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From scientist to author: Graduate…

01.04.2022

A University of Sunderland graduate has teamed up with her husband to launch her first book – inspired by their love of reading with their children. Lisa and Mark Cryer…

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Cabaret for Ukraine

31.03.2022

Performing arts students in Sunderland are donating all the proceeds from their cabaret show to support families fleeing the war in Ukraine. Each year, second-year students put together a cabaret…

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Durham’s Future Business Magnates are…

29.03.2022

A competition for enterprising young minds is challenging pupils from County Durham secondary schools to turn their problem-solving skills into a profitable business. Future Business Magnates, now in its 17th…

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Muckle LLP’s Banking team expands…

25.03.2022

Leading North East law firm Muckle LLP has strengthened its Banking and Restructuring team with a new senior appointment. With over 13 years’ experience in the sector, Laura Keegan joins…

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Goldring to spearhead Mediaworks’ North…

22.03.2022

One of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has appointed Oliver Goldring as managing partner of its Manchester operation. The agency’s client base in the North…

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“I think the University has…

21.03.2022

Pioneering University of Sunderland health facilities which are helping create the next generation of medics were today praised by the Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Labour…

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BBC EXECUTIVE PRAISES REGION’S TECH…

18.03.2022

A NEW BBC executive has reiterated the importance of the north east to the organisation following the announcement of £25m of investment in the region. Storm Fagan, who joined the…

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Notify Technology named as solutions…

17.03.2022

Safer Highways are pleased to announce that a significant step forward has been taken in the development of its ground-breaking app designed to empower all roadworkers to report abuse in…

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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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Saudi football legend Sami Al-Jaber…

15.03.2022

Saudi footballing great Sami Al-Jaber is boosting his already impressive CV by enrolling at the University of Sunderland. Sami is widely recognised as one of Saudi Arabia’s greatest footballers, having…

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Northcoders TechEd announces latest new…

15.03.2022

Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester-based Northcoders TechEd, which is part of Northcoders PLC – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – has confirmed two partnerships…

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North East college group shortlisted…

14.03.2022

Education Partnership North East’s commitment to providing an outstanding student experience and curriculum-shaping employer engagement is to be recognised at the prestigious Education North Awards. The group, one of the…

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The Value of Key Manager…

14.03.2022

Many suggest that peer groups and peer learning are the future of management and leadership development; and we’d certainly agree. By bringing people together who have no formal accountability to…

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Northumbria University Newcastle builds new…

14.03.2022

Northumbria University Newcastle is celebrating its Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Sterling Pharma Solutions, having been awarded the top grade of ‘Outstanding’ by Innovate UK’s independent assessors. The KTP provided…

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Sky Sports star presenter talks…

11.03.2022

Sky Sports’ Premier League football presenter David Jones visited the University of Sunderland this week to share his experiences of life with the satellite broadcaster – and inspire some potential…

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Sunderland College’s Immersive Space nominated…

09.03.2022

Sunderland College’s innovative 360-degree teaching and learning environment has been shortlisted for a prestigious international award. A state-of-the-art ‘Innovation Space’, which is part of the college’s multi-million-pound redevelopment programme at…

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Mediaworks get to grips with…

07.03.2022

One of the world’s leading brands in the motor industry, Continental Tyres, has selected marketing specialists Mediaworks to transform its digital footprint. The aim of the partnership is to raise…

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Scholarships opening a world of…

07.03.2022

Philanthropic donations are making a real difference to the lives of many students across the Northumbria University community. New externally funded scholarships are enabling high-achieving students, from traditionally under-represented backgrounds,…

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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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MESMA RAISES QUALITY ASSURANCE TO…

03.03.2022

Improved oversight and analytics are among several benefits provided by the latest generation of subscription-based quality assurance software from Mesma. Mesma is used by a range of education and employment…

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Apprenticeships shaping the future of…

03.03.2022

“This programme is true partnership working”   Tackling a recruitment crisis in social work is at the heart of an apprenticeship programme offering an affordable academic route into the profession.…

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Extended student support to be…

01.03.2022

A unique collaboration between two North-East organisations means thousands of students in the region will be able to access 24-hour mental health support for the first time. The University of…

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£500m age research and care…

28.02.2022

A £500m development supporting the understanding, care and innovation of products and services for an ageing population has been given the go ahead in Newcastle. The regeneration of the former…

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North-East agency shortlisted for two…

28.02.2022

It’s been a testing couple of years for small businesses, but Durham-based internal communications agency, Inside Out Communications Consulting, has emerged triumphant with two prestigious award nominations a month ahead…

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That’s a wrap! Sunderland’s double…

28.02.2022

Talented filmmakers from the University of Sunderland have walked away with not one, but two prizes at this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards for the North East and Border.…

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Seriös Group expands its team…

24.02.2022

Seriös Group recently increased the number of its graduate and apprentice consultants to six as the expanding business continues to play a role in retaining tech skills within the North…

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Six figure government funding allocated…

22.02.2022

Over £325k from the government’s UK Community Renewal Fund has been distributed to support North East organisations to capitalise on new market opportunities. The Future Markets Acceleration Programme has been…

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Newcastle University biotech spin-out raises…

21.02.2022

A Newcastle University spin-out has raised £1.75m to accelerate research and development and strengthen their commercial team as they prepare to take their bioreactor technologies to market. Biotech technology disrupter,…

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New Frontier: Durham welcomes Space…

18.02.2022

The North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence is inviting businesses to learn more about the growing space industry in the North East at its upcoming conference next month. The…

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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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Hallelujah! Students bring Sister Act…

17.02.2022

Performing Arts students from the University of Sunderland are about to ignite the city’s new multi-million-pound entertainment venue with their musical production of Sister Act. The feel-good comedy is coming…

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Northcoders launches second wave of…

17.02.2022

After securing a further £1.65m in funding from the Department for Education, Northcoders – the Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds-based independent provider of training programmes for software coding – is launching…

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NCG COMPETITION FINALS SHINE SPOTLIGHT…

15.02.2022

STUDENTS and apprentices from Newcastle College showed their talents last week as NCG, the national college group it is part of, hosted its NCG Skills competition finals during National Apprenticeship…

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Mediaworks makes key digital hire…

15.02.2022

One of UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Mediaworks, has made further senior appointments to spearhead its expansion in the North West of England. Manchester-based Chris Jevons has…

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Northumbria students set to benefit…

15.02.2022

Working with CBRE, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Santander Universities UK, Northumbria has established new scholarships for academically talented students, from traditionally under-represented groups, who want to study at the University. Approximately…

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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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Celebrating apprenticeships and their many…

10.02.2022

National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 7th-13th February and celebrating this thoughtful and effective means of developing individual skills and knowledge has never been more important. Apprenticeships play a tremendously important…

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Award lets Sunderland business graduate…

09.02.2022

A young North East graduate is taking his first steps into the international business arena thanks to the legacy of one of the region’s most celebrated entrepreneurs. Jesse Thompson recently…

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North East Workforce Skills Makes…

09.02.2022

North East Workforce Skills is a European Social Fund (ESF) project that aims to upskill the workforce, offering employers training solutions which will support businesses to grow. The consortium partners:…

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whyaye sees rising demand for…

07.02.2022

Digital transformation specialist & ServiceNow Partner whyaye is experiencing increasing demand for its Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) services, as companies look to bolster their operational resilience capabilities, streamline their…

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Smart Metering Implementation (SMIP) For…

07.02.2022

Our 2nd CGI Special Edition of the Smart Metering Implementation Programme For Dummies is your essential pocket guide to this government-driven programme that will see 53 million gas and electricity smart…

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Sunderland College to host ‘career…

07.02.2022

Sunderland College is hosting a recruitment fair to highlight a wide variety of employment opportunities available across its campuses. The event, taking place on Saturday 12 February (9.30am-12.30pm) at its…

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DYNAMO: OUR TECH SECTOR IS…

04.02.2022

THE region’s booming tech sector is well set for a year of further expansion and success, according to several of its main players. At a recent board meeting of the…

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Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove…

04.02.2022

The Secretary of State for Levelling up today described the University of Sunderland as having “incredibly impressive facilities” as part of a visit to the city. Michael Gove was given…

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Expansion of private client team…

04.02.2022

Newcastle based law firm, Mincoffs Solicitors has appointed a solicitor to its Wills and Probate team and a new head of department has been promoted from within. Associate Solicitor, Lydia…

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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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From Spark to Steve &…

03.02.2022

When Liam Milburn listened to Steve and Karen while he got ready for school, little did he know that 20 years later he would be part of one of the…

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Newcastle tech startup makes recruitment…

03.02.2022

A Newcastle tech startup is shaking up recruitment for emerging tech talent, in order to better support those taking their first steps on the career ladder. Tech recruitment specialists, Haystack…

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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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Nebula Labs help deliver more…

02.02.2022

Newcastle-based Nebula Labs have developed the third in a series of interactive apps to help bring more family fun trails to North Tyneside. The latest app – Morph’s Epic Art…

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Muckle LLP takes trainee solicitor…

02.02.2022

North East leading independent law firm for businesses Muckle LLP has continued its growth with the appointment of seven new trainee solicitors, taking its current total to ten. Consistently recognised…

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Putting Peer-on-Peer abuse in the…

02.02.2022

Criminal, sexual, physical and emotional exploitation are harrowing subjects that a group of students are tackling for an annual film project. The short film partnership project, now in its 9th…

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Version 1 announce 200 new…

31.01.2022

With the support of Invest Newcastle and £1m from the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Ireland-founded digital transformation and technology provider Version 1 is bringing two hundred new jobs to…

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Elexon extends contract with CGI…

31.01.2022

CGI is pleased to announce a further five-year extension of its business processing and IT outsourcing contract with Elexon. This will further extend the 21-year relationship between the two companies…

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New Teesside University training programme…

31.01.2022

Business leaders across the North East and North Yorkshire are being urged to take advantage of a national management training programme being offered by Teesside University International Business School. The…

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Mediaworks Appoint New People Director…

27.01.2022

Mediaworks, one of the UK and Ireland’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of a new group people director. Samantha Link joins the award-winning agency having held…

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CGI and Fast Futures

27.01.2022

About Fast Futures We are proud to partner with Fast Futures to provide young people with practical advice and professional support as they navigate starting their careers. Avado’s FastFutures is a social…

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Graduate’s eye fixed firmly on…

26.01.2022

While England may have failed to deliver the results at the Ashes this year – one Sunderland graduate is using video technology to help improve his club’s success on the…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE STUDENT SHOOTS FOR…

26.01.2022

A Newcastle College student is set for interstellar horizons after leading a NASA-backed space engineering project to victory. Mahfooz Miah, a second-year Engineering student at Newcastle College, led a group…

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It’s finished! First look inside…

25.01.2022

Work on the University of Sunderland’s new multimillion-pound facility to help train the next generation of medical professionals is now complete. A year in the making, the Cadaveric centre based…

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North East tech businesses form…

24.01.2022

Seriös Group, the North East-based data analytics and testing specialist, has formed a strategic partnership with software house Boxmodel to expand its capabilities and offering to its growing client base.…

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Young artists see red

24.01.2022

Five young art and design students have been handed the opportunity of a lifetime, to work with one of the world’s most creative minds and take their studies to the…

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Digital transformation firm relocates to…

24.01.2022

A Newcastle-based digital transformation firm has established its new HQ at The Toffee Factory in the city’s Ouseburn district. whyaye made the move to larger premises after seeing its revenue…

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And Just Like That… Student…

19.01.2022

A budding fashion journalist from the University of Sunderland is living her best life – after bagging an exclusive interview with one of Sex and the City’s newest stars. The…

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A historic local boxing club…

18.01.2022

Sunderland Amateur Boxing Club has relocated to Havelock Tower, situated on the city’s Hylton Road, in a move that will not only place the club in a more central location,…

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US owned tech company expands…

18.01.2022

A global leader in security operations has announced the opening of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Newcastle, following a period of continued expansion and rapid…

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Mincoffs Solicitors appoint Commercial Director

17.01.2022

Newcastle based law firm Mincoffs Solicitors has appointed Matthew Flinders as Commercial Director to support the firm’s growth aspirations. Matthew joins from RMT Accountants, where he was Head of Marketing…

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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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“The first day I started…

17.01.2022

With a young family at home and running a successful sports massage therapy business – Alan Barlow questioned whether he’d made the right career decision to study a physiotherapy degree,…

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The time is NOW to…

17.01.2022

North East Businesses are being encouraged to upskill their staff through a great programme driven by The University of Sunderland. The aim of the North East Workforce Skills Programme is…

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Muckle LLP lands deal with…

17.01.2022

Leading North East law firm Muckle LLP is backing the region’s ambitious growth plans following the appointment of a four-year contract to deliver legal services to Tees Valley Combined Authority.…

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Invest Newcastle announce a return…

17.01.2022

MIPIM will take place between 15-18 March 2022 in Cannes, France following a two year break due to the pandemic. In September 2021 a unique hybrid event took place with…

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Shedding light on the darkness…

14.01.2022

Monday 17th January 2022. It’s the most depressing day of the year – apparently. But why? What is it about the third Monday of January – particularly in a COVID-era…

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£804M WORTH OF PROPERTY SOLD…

13.01.2022

The iamproperty Group, ended 2021 with record breaking auction results, after a transformative year for the property market and the increased popularity of the Modern Method of Auction (MMoA). iamsold,…

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University gamer reaches next level…

11.01.2022

A Sunderland gamer, who launched an innovative new gaming network after being inspired by digital play’s power to educate, is about to hold her very first conference, connecting researchers from…

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HEALTHCARE AND SPORTS SECTOR BOOST…

11.01.2022

Two courses at Newcastle College University Centre are the latest to be awarded Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) status. The University Centre’s Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice and Foundation Degree in…

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Newcastle property specialist partners with…

11.01.2022

Proptech and auction expert iamproperty has announced a partnership with property agency specialist, eXp UK to offer services to the brand’s personal property agents. The Group is offering multiple services…

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OPENCAST JOINS WYSER IN NEW…

10.01.2022

Tyneside technology consultancy Opencast is to work with the government’s Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) to help deliver a step change in the way it handles cases. Opencast will…

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EXPERIENCE BANK GROUP LAUNCHES NEW…

07.01.2022

Peter Neal, founder of Experience Bank Group, is delighted to announce not one, but two opportunities for a number of the region’s key managers to benefit from leading peer group…

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Women in STEM brochure

07.01.2022

At CGI, we’re passionate about inclusion and development. We’re also passionate about bringing the next generation of young women into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). This e-booklet, aimed at…

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SUNDERLAND MP SHOWS SUPPORT TO…

04.01.2022

MP for Sunderland Central, Julie Elliott, visited national soft drinks manufacturer Clearly Drinks to see how the business is investing in new environmentally-friendly production methods and local people during the…

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Moving towards a career in…

04.01.2022

Going to university for the first time is a big deal for any new student – but for Ines Rebelo Fonseca the pressure was even greater. Aged just 18, Ines…

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Veganuary: Time to join the…

04.01.2022

From diet to fitness, it’s the time of year when you might be rethinking your lifestyle – and as Veganuary gets underway, could this be the perfect time to kickstart…

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Partnering with Agent Academy to…

30.12.2021

We’re proud to work with social enterprise Agent Academy to help support creation of 700 new jobs. Following our recent announcement to support the UK’s levelling up agenda by creating up to…

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UK Government and European Space…

29.12.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has been selected by the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the UK Space Agency and the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop…

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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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CGI supports UK levelling up…

23.12.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), one of the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world, is continuing to increase its investment and commitment to its UK…

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Gateshead technology firm set for…

23.12.2021

New work for Hitachi Rail, a national construction firm, is driving growth for a regional technology specialist. The projects are the latest in line for Gateshead’s Advantex. The firm has…

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Northumbria University rated as most…

22.12.2021

Northumbria University has been rated as ‘first class’ for sustainability and is the highest ranked university in the North East in the latest People & Planet University League table. More…

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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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LEARNING CURVE GROUP WELCOME LORD…

22.12.2021

National training provider, Learning Curve Group (LCG), hosted a roundtable discussion with Lord Agnew and the Cabinet Office, local business leaders and education providers to discuss the levelling up strategy…

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Food Galore: A Culture of…

22.12.2021

As we stock up on festive fayre, our cupboards bulging at the seams, indulging on treats to celebrate the season, our excesses undoubtedly peak at this time of year, but…

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Muckle LLP reports strong financial…

22.12.2021

Newcastle-based leading regional law firm Muckle LLP has reported its financial results for the 12 months up to March 2021.  The Newcastle based law firm delivered a stable profit and…

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Improving access to postgraduate research…

22.12.2021

The University of Sunderland is part of a nationwide initiative which aims to tackle persistent inequalities that create barriers for Black, Asian and minority ethnic students to access and take…

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CGI’s 5G Private Network Showcase

17.12.2021

CGI is building a new showcase in partnership with Nokia at our 5G lab in London to demonstrate how 5G private networks can transform business operations. The showcase will demonstrate…

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Song brought to life thanks…

16.12.2021

Talented music students studying a University of Sunderland course in partnership with Sunderland College have answered an appeal to record a song written by a dad for his daughter, 56…

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CGI announces strategic partnership with…

15.12.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced a partnership with the marine conservation charity, Project Seagrass, as part of its No Planet B initiative and global net zero commitments. CGI and Project…

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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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whyaye nurtures tech talent with…

13.12.2021

Two young people in the North East are getting a chance to launch their careers as software developers, thanks to Newcastle upon Tyne-based digital transformation specialist whyaye. James Armstrong, from…

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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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Teesside University to launch UK’s…

13.12.2021

Wilton Universal Group chief executive Bill Scott OBE is part of a collaboration with Stephenson Harwood LLP, HKA and Teesside University to launch the UK’s first Renewable Academy. The launch…

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Seriös Group agrees UK IoT…

08.12.2021

Seriös Group is enabling businesses across the UK to cut costs, create efficiencies and improve their sustainability after agreeing to be the preferred UK analytics partner of Australian IoT provider…

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The final DWP Digital Podcast…

08.12.2021

At DWP Digital, we put our users’ needs at the heart of everything we do. With over 20 million people using our services, it’s important that all our customers’ voices are heard. In…

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Graduate’s nature trail to a…

07.12.2021

Retirement from her role teaching hearing impaired students after 35 years offered Kathryn Gander the opportunity to pursue a lifelong love of art. Kathryn graduated from her MA Design course at the University…

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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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North East advisors secure funding…

06.12.2021

An international e-commerce retailer with sustainability at its core has turned to North East advisors to secure its recent funding. MHA Tait Walker Corporate Finance advised FFB Growth UK Limited…

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County Durham firm secures £600k…

06.12.2021

Electrical and fire alarm safety specialist, Safety Checked, has secured new business contracts worth more than £600k with help from the Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP). Set up just over…

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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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Northcoders opens new Newcastle hub

30.11.2021

Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – has opened a brand new training hub in Newcastle that will deliver the company’s…

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North East tech startup develops…

30.11.2021

North East tech startup Data2Action is bringing to market a “first-of-its-kind digital platform” to help SMEs and education providers navigate the complex world of data protection and privacy. Founded in…

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Coding bootcamp opens in Newcastle

29.11.2021

An independent provider of training programmes for software coding has opened a brand new training hub in Newcastle. Northcoders’ new site is part of the innovation hub TusPark at Barclays…

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HIV stigma isn’t going away

29.11.2021

A unique and powerful charter mark created by a Sunderland lecturer to increase employers’ commitments to becoming HIV-friendly is relaunching to tackle the ongoing workplace stigma surrounding the virus. Since…

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Eldon Square partners with marketing…

29.11.2021

Eldon Square has partnered with Mediaworks to leverage its media buying and data-driven targeting specialisms. The agency’s approach aims to plug Eldon Square into its global partnerships with digital platforms,…

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Newcastle City Council issues new…

26.11.2021

House builders and property developers in Newcastle should meet higher environmental standards to help fight climate change, planners say. Newcastle City Council’s new local planning guidance directs firms to go…

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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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New report shows impact of…

24.11.2021

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership and Durham University Business School have published a new report looking at how COVID-19, and the introduction of widespread flexible working, has contributed to…

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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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Medicine is a family affair…

23.11.2021

Sisters Lucy and Laura Giles have found the right prescription for success, after both deciding to train as new doctors. Lucy joined the University of Sunderland’s School of Medicine this…

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North East accountancy firm records…

23.11.2021

A North East accountancy firm have completed over £100m worth of deals marking the busiest 12 months for the firm in almost a decade. Led by MHA Tait Walker’s corporate…

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Muckle LLP’s agricultural, estates and…

22.11.2021

Leading regional commercial law firm Muckle LLP has expanded its Agricultural, Estates and Private Client Department in order to meet increasing demand for its specialist legal services. The department, headed…

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Spincraft Bolsters Director Team Via…

18.11.2021

Don Murray recently joined Standex Engineering Technologies Group’s Spincraft UK business as Managing Director earlier this year, and he was so impressed with his own journey that when he was…

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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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Bookmaking firm acquires online bingo…

18.11.2021

Flutter Entertainment PLC has announced the acquisition of the online bingo operator Tombola for an enterprise value of £402m. Tombola, with teams primarily located in Sunderland and Gibraltar, is a…

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IT firm and Teesside University…

18.11.2021

IT firm, razorblue has entered a partnership with Teesside University. The partnership will see the University working with IT solutions provider razorblue across a range of areas including student recruitment,…

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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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SaaS Business Shoptimised wins Best…

17.11.2021

Shoptimised, who provide Product Feed Optimisation and Incremental Revenue Software to e-commerce businesses, has seen an incredible growth of the business, spending the last 18 months developing new innovative features…

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County Durham start-ups eye growth…

16.11.2021

A group of eight entrepreneurs are set to benefit from an incubator programme designed to accelerate the growth of fledgling businesses in County Durham. Durham City Incubator (DCI) was launched…

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Student helps shine a light…

16.11.2021

A University of Sunderland student has teamed up with an award-winning North East film company to help produce a gritty, interactive drama that tackles teenage pregnancy and how disabled people…

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Skills Bootcamp in Digital

15.11.2021

Skills Bootcamp in Digital is a new set of digital training courses designed to help you to build sector specific skills and fast track to a guaranteed interview with a…

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North of Tyne Mayor backs…

15.11.2021

North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll will attend an upcoming business event in the North East dedicated to skills, training, staff wellbeing, and productivity. The Mayor will join 250 leaders…

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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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TECH SUPERSTARS RECOGNISED IN DYNAMITE…

12.11.2021

THE superstars and rising stars of the region’s growing tech sector were celebrated at a glittering awards night. Almost 400 people attended the Dynamites 21 Awards which were hosted by…

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Graduate recognised among UK’s top…

10.11.2021

A Sunderland graduate whose digital strategy helped thousands of Defra staff stay connected during lockdown has been shortlisted as one of the UK’s Top 10 Young Digital Leaders of the…

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Sunderland Paramedics aiding a great…

09.11.2021

A group of Paramedic Science students will be sporting a lot more facial fur this month after signing up for the month-long Movember challenge. Within a week, the University of Sunderland super…

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Durham Company Leads the way…

09.11.2021

gliff.ai is a Durham based company that is leading the world in the development of medical Artificial Intelligence (AI). The company was spun-out from Durham University and began building a…

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Adapt or die: North East…

09.11.2021

Colin Bell, Business and Sector Growth Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, knows what it takes to create a successful business. And he wants to spread the word…

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Video conferencing firm awarded £3.9m…

09.11.2021

A UK video specialist has been awarded a Department of Work and Pensions contract to provide communications services to support the virtualisation of the UK benefits system. The virtual care…

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Generator Presents: Digital Union Mixer

08.11.2021

Generator to host ‘Digital Union Mixer’ on the 12th of November, bringing together the North East’s creative and digital communities for an evening of networking, live music and great food…

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Veterans shaping a healthier future…

08.11.2021

“Social prescribing is an innovative way to support health, wellbeing and reintegration through arts and creative practice”    As we honour those members of the armed forces who have fought and died in…

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Staff to show they care…

05.11.2021

Staff at a north east university are raising funds to support some of the most vulnerable members of their community; students who have experience of the care system, or are…

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New toolkit helps North East…

04.11.2021

A practical toolkit for employers on how to reduce their gender pay gap has been launched by North East England Chamber of Commerce with support from Home Group. All of…

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Kani achieves second place in…

04.11.2021

Business Cloud recently revealed its Fintech 50 Innovation ranking for 2021. From hundreds of businesses, an expert judging panel and a public vote, hundreds were whittled down down to just 50,…

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Son of astronaut Buzz Aldrin…

03.11.2021

The Aldrin Family Foundation, led by Dr Andrew Aldrin, has teamed up with trainee teachers at the University of Sunderland to inspire schoolchildren to become interested in STEM (Science, Technology,…

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Beyond Partners enters a strategic…

03.11.2021

North-East based agency, Beyond Partners and NorthInvest have joined forces in a strategic partnership which offers entrepreneurs access to specialist people and brand services. The collaboration, which commenced in October,…

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Creative projects unveil importance of…

03.11.2021

As world leaders make their climate pledges during COP26, the University of Sunderland unveils it’s part in a project fostering deeper connections with the environmental, cultural and industrial coastal heritage…

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whyaye and HappySignals enter international…

01.11.2021

Newcastle upon Tyne-headquartered digital transformation specialist whyaye has announced a major new partnership with Helsinki-based Employee Experience Management Platform provider HappySignals. The partnership will see the two companies use a…

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Keeping a vision alive

28.10.2021

In 1963 at the age of two David Archer had a unique view of Sunderland – living in the city’s only penthouse. David’s parents met and taught at the University…

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North East Workforce Skills Makes…

27.10.2021

The North East Workforce Skills programme aims to upskill the workforce in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland; enabling employers to access ESF funding to address training needs within their businesses.…

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CGI signs five year contract…

26.10.2021

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) has signed a five-year contract to support the City of Edinburgh Council’s transformation into one of the world’s leading Smart Cities. The agreement includes deployment…

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Durham-based college unveils £1m VR…

26.10.2021

The North East Institute of Technology at New College Durham has unveiled its new virtual reality design suite and robotics facilities. The suite has seen an investment of £1m in…

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Goodboy Digital acquired by global…

25.10.2021

Playco, the world’s largest and most successful instant game developer, has acquired Goodboy Digital (Goodboy), the London based developer who created the PixiJS game engine and is known as a…

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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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North East LEP to welcome…

20.10.2021

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has re-affirmed its commitment to working with its partners to help tackle climate change, ahead of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference…

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whyaye bolsters its operational resilience…

18.10.2021

Newcastle upon Tyne-based digital transformation specialist whyaye has strengthened its operational resilience team with three key appointments, after experiencing increased demand for its services as financial services firms look to…

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Enhancing care with the patient…

15.10.2021

With multiple sources of patient information, a patient’s complete medical and care history is spread out and different information is only available to certain health and social care professionals. It…

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CGI supports NHS Digital and…

14.10.2021

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has delivered connectivity between NHS digital systems and Ministry of Defence medical systems to rapidly enable secure, multi-directional flow of COVID-19 vaccination data for service…

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Older persons’ care scheme shortlisted…

13.10.2021

The University of Sunderland is celebrating its involvement in a programme to improve care for older people across Sunderland and South Tyneside now shortlisted for a prestigious Nursing Times Award. The…

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CGI and GE Healthcare sign…

13.10.2021

CGI and GE Healthcare are joining forces to support health and care providers to accelerate their digital transformation journeys in the UK. CGI, one of the largest independent IT and…

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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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Beyond Partners to run series…

07.10.2021

A series of workshops and 1:1 sessions brought to you by Maxine Henry and Sally Cowling from Beyond Partners. Starts Thursday 4th November 2021 @ 09:30am – 12:30pm (Zoom Workshops)…

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The key to a successful…

07.10.2021

Interested in how to create an API strategy? Jacqui Leggetter, Head of Integration at DWP Digital shares her expertise knowledge on API’s to help you develop your own strategy. My…

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Eve proves her talent is…

07.10.2021

A University of Sunderland student is hoping to raise awareness of sustainable fashion with her own unique exhibition. Eve Howarth has curated the ‘Double Denim’ exhibition, which is going on…

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Sunderland theatre’s rock-solid reward for…

07.10.2021

Sunderland students who have gone the extra mile to support others during the global pandemic have been recognised for their efforts with an invite to the Sunderland Empire for a special gala night. The Gala performance of the West End hit musical School of Rock, is a ‘thank you’ by the Empire…

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Newcastle United Foundation partners with…

07.10.2021

Northumberland county council has teamed up with Newcastle United Foundation to launch an employability programme for young people aged 16 to 25. The leadership through football course is designed for…

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UK’s leading cycle firm gears…

07.10.2021

Global retailer JD Sports Fashion PLC (“JD Group”) has acquired a majority stake in the UK’s leading premium bicycle retailer, Wheelbase Lakeland Limited (“Wheelbase”). Founded in 1993, Wheelbase has 45…

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Renewable energy courses see uplift…

05.10.2021

More than 175 students have enrolled on Newcastle College’s renewable energy courses since 2018. The uplift is the latest in a line of green energy-focused announcements from the College. According…

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“Walking on Eggshells”: Evaluating the…

05.10.2021

Vital services in Wearside to tackle domestic abuse are a “valuable” and “lifechanging” support according to both the survivors and perpetrators who have accessed them, a new report reveals. Together…

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From debt recovery to helping…

04.10.2021

For many people, getting back into education after a long time away from the classroom can be a daunting experience – but for mature student Clare Knox, it proved to…

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MORE STUDENTS THAN EVER CHOOSING…

04.10.2021

MORE STUDENTS THAN EVER CHOOSING GREEN ENERGY COLLEGE COURSES Newcastle College is continuing to drive the green agenda from the heart of the North East with more than 175 students…

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Cluster bomb crisis highlighted in…

01.10.2021

A student’s artwork is proving a huge draw after highlighting the little-known crisis which threatens millions of civilians. University of Sunderland Glass and Ceramics MA student, Nat Quinn was so…

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Aspire Technology Solutions set to…

27.09.2021

North East tech giant Aspire Technology Solutions have opened a new office at Fusion Hive, Teesside. The Fusion Hive business and innovation centre, located on Stockton’s Northshore has been built…

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Beamish celebrates 100 years of…

27.09.2021

One of the North East’s most popular visitor attractions is helping the University of Sunderland mark a very special milestone. University staff and students, both past and present, are celebrating…

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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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Michael’s TV pitch gets the…

24.09.2021

A North Shields actor and University of Sunderland graduate has been chosen to work alongside a BBC script editor to bring his idea for a TV series to life. Michael…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE WELCOMES STUDENTS TO…

23.09.2021

Newcastle College is welcoming students into its newly opened Digital Hub where students can thrive on digitally focused courses. The College has welcomed 400 students on digital courses across all…

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Jordan North returns to his…

23.09.2021

BBC Radio 1 presenter Jordan North has gone back to where it all began – as he cut the ribbon to the University of Sunderland’s new state of the art…

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DWP Digital to host a…

22.09.2021

DWP Digital, is recruiting hundreds of digital and tech specialists to lead and redefine digital public services. A career in DWP Digital truly is a career that’s ‘Digital With Purpose’.…

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County Durham producers boost local…

21.09.2021

A County Durham collective of producers is making it simple for businesses to buy and source local to help boost the region’s economy. Discovering Durham brought together the best local…

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Learning Curve Group’s ambition to…

21.09.2021

Celebrating ’good’ has never been more important, and one regional organisation that supports countless other businesses across the country jumped at the chance to sign up to the Good Work…

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Shoptimised Hires 8 New Staff…

20.09.2021

North-East SaaS business Shoptimised has expanded their team further with 8 new hires, making It a total of 17 new staff that have joined the business this year. The new…

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Waterstons Appoints New CEO

16.09.2021

Business and technology consultancy, Waterstons, has appointed Michael Stirrup as its new Chief Executive Officer to drive forward investment, job creation and client experience. The news comes as Waterstons launches…

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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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Boost for North East talent…

31.08.2021

A new business academy has been launched in County Durham by one of the region’s largest training providers. National training provider Learning Curve Group (LCG) has launched its Business Academy…

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College offers city centre office…

25.08.2021

One of the region’s largest colleges is launching an enterprise hub which will offer city centre work space to local companies in return for helping students develop skills needed for…

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Boost for North East employment…

23.08.2021

A new jobs platform is set to create a boost for employment in the North East’s tourism and hospitality sectors. Jobs@SkillsHub, which is being launched by Newcastle City Council, is…

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DigitalCity Accelerator Programme – 2021

19.08.2021

Join the most successful digital business leaders in the Tees Valley! Are you an early-stage digital business based in the Tees Valley (Middlesbrough, Stockton, Darlington, Hartlepool or Redcar and Cleveland)?…

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Sunderland Software City Expands with…

17.08.2021

Sunderland Software City is building on its 13-year experience to build a new Enterprise Team and expand other departments to drive forward regional digital tech sector growth. The new Enterprise…

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Proptech Firm Grows Headcount by…

16.08.2021

Newcastle-based PropTech firm, iamproperty, continues to grow at pace taking on 70 new team members reaching 250 staff at its head office and across the UK. The PropTech firm is…

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Love Online To Become Safer…

16.08.2021

A new digital business concept that is bringing access to love online safely is forging forward in development thanks to an introduction made by the philanthropic organisation, The Experience Bank.…

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Boost for businesses with launch…

16.08.2021

Businesses are due to get an energy efficiency boost due to a new initiative being supported by a North East university. Teesside University, which is based in Middlesbrough, is running…

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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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The University of Sunderland Digital…

09.08.2021

As businesses recover from a disruptive period of uncertainty and change, Kathy Clawson, Head of Computer Science Faculty of Technology provides advice on how work-based learning at the University of…

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SME investment boost as North…

09.08.2021

A North East consortium has announced that it has secured a multi-million pound funding package to encourage investment in the region’s SMEs. The consortium, led by the North East Business…

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New Survey Dives Deeper into…

04.08.2021

THE region’s tech network has launched a deeper dive into equality and diversity after an initial survey concluded with four key recommendations for the sector. Dynamo launched its first equality,…

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Digital bootcamps launch in North…

04.08.2021

A new series of digital bootcamps have today been announced to improve job prospects across the North East. The Skills Bootcamps in Digital, backed by the government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee…

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Shoptimised hires 4 additional staff…

04.08.2021

Shoptimised has strengthened its team with four new appointments to support the ongoing business growth and new client wins. The North Tyneside based SaaS is rapidly expanding and has appointed…

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NEWCASTLE SOFTWARE COMPANY LAUNCHES TECH…

02.08.2021

A Newcastle-based software company has launched a dedicated new brand to help businesses go digital, as they continue to grow in the healthcare space. Surge Technologies Ltd, partnered with 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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NEW ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY…

29.07.2021

A new engineering and manufacturing Industry Lead has been appointed by Education Partnership North East to support Northumberland College further develop its engineering and manufacturing technical curriculum. One of its…

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NORTH EAST COLLEGE GROUP APPOINTS…

29.07.2021

Education Partnership North East has appointed Jeff Bower as a dedicated industry lead to further develop its engineering and manufacturing academic and technical provision across its regional group of colleges.…

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APPGATE DISCUSSION SERIES EVENT

28.07.2021

CyberWhite and Appgate would like to invite you to a series of discussions around Zero Trust Network Access solutions. The series of discussions will commence Thursday (5th August @11am), with…

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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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SUNDERLAND CITY COUNCIL CHALLENGES INNOVATORS…

28.07.2021

Hot on the heels of the recent successful Carbon Neutral Challenge, Sunderland City Council launches the “Transport Challenge” in collaboration with Digital Catapult. This brand new competition offers £10,000 to…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE SETS OUT 10-YEAR…

27.07.2021

Newcastle College has launched an ambitious new strategy that will ensure it continues to play a key role in the North East over the next decade. The Strategy launch coincides…

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DWP DIGITAL’S Hack2Work – USING…

27.07.2021

DWP Digital delivered its first virtual hackathon earlier this month. Hack2Work brought together more than 150 people from a wide range of backgrounds to develop digital solutions focused on helping…

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CYBERWHITE LAUNCH SUPPORT SERVICE

27.07.2021

Today, organisations are expected to be agile and dynamic, delivering increased value and of course, unparalleled levels of customer service. In the background, the cyber threat landscape continues to evolve,…

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DigitalCity SCALE Programme

26.07.2021

Are you a digital SME looking to scale up your business? DigitalCity is on the lookout for digital business leaders in the Tees Valley to join its next SCALE programme…

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Newcastle Carers Unveil New Leader…

26.07.2021

Newcastle Carers has welcomed a new CEO into its fold ensuring that the charity, which supports carers of all ages, moves into a new era of opportunity. Edward Gorringe brings…

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MP impressed with Bede Campus…

26.07.2021

Labour MP Julie Elliott is delighted that Sunderland College will be leading the way in technical skills training when its new Digital Innovation Centre opens later this year. Ms Elliott…

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Newcastle College University Centre Named…

22.07.2021

Newcastle College University Centre has been named as one of the first providers of a Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfaTE). The University…

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Malaysia’s Maxis partners with North…

20.07.2021

Maxis, the leading converged solutions provider in Malaysia, has collaborated with Digital Catapult North East Tees Valley, the Department for International Trade and the UK Tech Cluster Group to provide…

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UK-FIRST CREATIVE AND DIGITAL DEGREE…

20.07.2021

Newcastle College University Centre is launching the UK’s first Creative Digital Design Degree Apprenticeship this September, allowing young people to learn and practice the creative and technical skills that are…

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gliff.ai Launches Innovative Platform for…

19.07.2021

gliff.ai has launched its innovative software platform, specifically designed to assist the development of trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) by addressing the gap for much-needed Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) products. MLOps…

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Shoptimised to host ‘Unlock Google…

15.07.2021

Thursday 29th July, 2.00pm – 3.00pm In this webinar, we’ll show you the huge problem that exists within Google Shopping and the Merchant Center and how that problem restricts your…

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NOMAD DIGITAL PARTNER WITH INCREMENTAL

15.07.2021

Nomad Digital is excited to be the chosen partner of rail tech pioneer Incremental, winning ‘First of a Kind’ funding. Incremental supplier of data-driven solutions to the rail industry is celebrating…

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Beyond Critical National Infrastructure (CNI)

02.07.2021

How CNI-like organisations can benefit from appropriate application of the Cyber Assessment Framework (CAF) We all rely on our Critical National Infrastructure (CNI); after all, that’s what it means. The…

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Newcastle based iamproperty to create…

02.07.2021

Rapidly rising Newcastle firm iamproperty is creating dozens of new jobs on the back of its latest tech innovation. The Gosforth based company, first created by Jamie Cooke and Ben…

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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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Utility Week insight report –…

21.06.2021

Data and digitalisation requirements for the energy transition: insights from an industry working group To deliver a cost effective and equitable transition to net zero, the full potential of system…

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FAMILY AFFAIR FOR NORTH EAST…

03.06.2021

Continued investment in apprentices North East technology specialist Advantex has appointed two new apprentices as it invests further to secure its future workforce needs and strengthen core technical skills. Luke…

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NEW CONTRACT SEES GATESHEAD’S ADVANTEX…

03.06.2021

North East technology specialist Advantex is sailing to success after completing a contract to provide new digital connectivity onboard Europe’s oldest floating warship. The cable work by the Gateshead firm onboard HMS…

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CGI partners with Better Meds…

01.06.2021

The North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC) has appointed CGI, alongside Better, to implement an ePMA (e-Prescribing and Allergy Monitoring) solution across their acute and community hospitals. The…

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SHOPTIMISED HIRES 2 NEW TALENTS…

25.05.2021

North East Ecommerce Startup Shoptimised has hired 2 new talents in the last month to support their growth and new onboarded clients. The newest additions to the team are Brandon…

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Kani Payments has partnered with…

19.05.2021

Kani’s automated reconciliation platform will integrate with Sodexo Engage’s IT, Finance and Operations divisions for the improved management of e-payments, pre-paid cards, gift cards, vouchers, and risk identification data. The…

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HARRY ARMSTRONG JOINS OPENCAST TO…

19.05.2021

TYNESIDE tech consultancy Opencast Software has announced a key appointment as it extends its reach across the UK. Earlier this year the company announced a huge recruitment drive, with 50…

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Northern Recruitment Group announces changes…

06.05.2021

Newcastle headquartered recruitment business NRG, part of the Galago Group, has announced the departure of Chief Executive, Therese Liddle. In a well-planned transition, Therese will be leaving her position with…

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Sunderland College games design lecturer…

06.05.2021

Sunderland College lecturer Chris Jeffrey has been nominated for the 2021 BAFTA Young Games Designer Mentor Award by the students he has inspired. The Award is presented to educators whose passion and dedication has motivated learners through games…

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TECH CONFERENCE WILL FOCUS ON…

27.04.2021

The region’s biggest tech conference will this year focus on how the north east’s IT sector has successfully responded to the Covid pandemic. The annual Dynamo conference attracts delegates from…

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‘Everyone Needs a Mentor’ Programme…

27.04.2021

About the UTC A UTC is a University Technical College and is different from other schools because it has unique support from local, high-profile industry partners and employers. Partners have…

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DYNAMO WEBINAR TO DEBATE GOVTECH…

13.04.2021

Dynamo, the region’s tech champion, is to host a free webinar this month exploring government technology and lessons learned from the Covid pandemic. The webinar, on Wednesday, April 21, features…

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North East Futures UTC –…

30.03.2021

The North East UTC are looking for organisations who can support them and their students with Work Experience Week (5th -9th July), Careers Talks and Mentor Recruitment.    From the…

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12,000 jobs to be created…

01.03.2021

A new strategy aiming to double the number of North East jobs in the health and life sciences sectors has been unveiled. The North East Health, Life Sciences and Medicines…

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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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North East LEP: Challenge North…

30.12.2020

Through a new open innovation programme called Challenge North East, the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is offering financial support to SMEs who can help find solutions to two…

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Railsbank & Kani: Fintech Partnership…

04.12.2020

We recently asked our friends and partners over at Railsbank to join us for a discussion, hosted by FinTech Finance, about partnerships within Payments and FinTech, and what makes a…

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‘Working from home has come…

04.12.2020

“Offices: The future is blended” according to Charlie Hoult, MD at ‘flex space’ operator Hyhubs. Charlie, who runs three workspace ‘properties with personality’ led an Entrepreneurs’ Forum panel discussion entitled…

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North East law firm breaks…

03.12.2020

An independent North East law firm has announced that it has seen revenue hit record highs in its latest results. Muckle LLP has reported record results after turning over more…

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ARE YOU AN INCLUSIVE #HERO…

03.12.2020

The search is on for role models who can inspire the region’s tech sector to be more diverse. Regional tech champion Dynamo has launched its #HERO campaign to find local…

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Investment enables innovative Durham AI…

30.11.2020

Durham based gliff.ai has received another round of investment from funds managed by Northstar Ventures, the North East Innovation Fund supported by the European Regional Development Fund and the newly…

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Dynamo North East School Careers…

26.11.2020

Graham Jordan, Partnership Analyst and Manager at NEICT, previously visited a number of local schools giving careers talks to yr10 students on behalf of Dynamo as part of the Building…

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CGI: ‘Connect to Innovate’ White…

25.11.2020

The UK water sector’s opportunities to transform leveraging emerging technologies and data insights. CGI has partnered with UK5G to produce a white paper that sets out the enormous opportunities and challenges for…

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CGI partners with North East…

23.11.2020

CGI today announced a partnership with Newcastle-based text analysis and insight platform provider, Wordnerds. The relationship will see the company combine its multi-industry and advisory expertise with Wordnerds’ unique software platform…

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Opencast appoints Tom Lawson as…

22.10.2020

Opencast Software, the independent tech consultancy, has appointed Tom Lawson as CEO. Opencast Software specialises in developing end-to-end enterprise solutions for Government, financial services, health and social care and renewable…

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Blog: Dynamites and Newcastle College…

14.10.2020

Eleven judges will cast a critical eye over the success stories of the North East’s IT and tech leaders at tonight’s seventh annual Dynamites Awards. Jon Ridley, Newcastle College University…

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DYNAMITES SHORTLIST IS REVEALED

29.09.2020

The shortlist for the Dynamites 20, the region’s IT and technology awards, has been revealed. The awards, organised by north east tech network Dynamo and sponsored by Home Group, are…

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North East LEP announces appointment…

02.09.2020

A North East organisation has announced that its board has a new chair. The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP), which covers the local authority areas of County…

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Digital Innovation Festival open to…

25.08.2020

Registration for one of the biggest virtual festivals of innovation the world has ever seen is open. Anyone from across the North East and beyond can sign up to Northumbrian…

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MHA Tait Walker’s new office…

24.08.2020

A leading North East accountancy and advisory firm has pledged to create six new jobs on Teesside and help businesses which have struggled with the fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic…

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Founder of Pink Boutique appoints…

24.08.2020

A talented entrepreneur who turned £90 into the £14m online fashion firm Pink Boutique has recently launched Rowen Group and appointed leading accountancy and advisory firm MHA Tait Walker as…

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‘Don’t just give them faster…

24.08.2020

Cracking the Code 22 September, 10am – 11am Don’t Just Give Them Faster Horses is a FREE online introductory session to Cracking the Code – an online programme aimed at bridging the post Covid-19…

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Difrent to hold a ‘Difrent…

20.08.2020

26th August, 12-12.45pm Diversity – are we getting the basics right? With Covid-19 still front and centre across the globe, diversity hasn’t been far behind. This pandemic has shone an…

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North East consortium in the…

12.08.2020

A consortium of North East organisations renowned for driving transformation in the global construction market have been shortlisted for the chance to secure up to £50million to boost the region’s…

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North East SMEs to be…

10.08.2020

A new investment pot is available to SMEs in the North East that can develop tech solutions to energy consumption challenges. Up to £40,000 is on offer through The Energy…

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BT announces plans to invest…

10.08.2020

A national communications company has revealed that it will be investing millions in Newcastle as a ‘key location’ in its future plans. BT’s Gosforth contact centre is set for a…

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CGI invests to help grow…

07.08.2020

GLOBAL IT and business services consultancy CGI has partnered with regional tech network Dynamo to grow the north east’s health tech expertise. Health tech is a booming sector forecast to…

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