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£1 million investment in Newcastle set to keep valuables safe

A £1 million investment in Newcastle has created the city’s first Safe Deposit Facility, offering businesses and individuals secure storage of valuable possessions, cash and documents. Newcastle Vaults has been launched in the city in response to major banks withdrawing their safety deposit box services. The new facility, owned by Merrion Vaults, follows the success

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Newcastle raise ambitions for international property show

Last night 15 June 2017 Invest Newcastle, a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city, launched their return to the world’s leading property trade show, MIPIM Cannes. The event, which was attended by over 60 people, launched Invest Newcastle’s plans for MIPIM 2018.

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EVENT – Digital Disruption

3pm – 6pm, Thursday 22 June. Mark Larsen and Allan King, Managing Directors at Accenture’s UK Delivery Centre in Newcastle welcome you to a discussion on Digital Disruption in the modern day, as part of Digital Leaders Week 2017. What is digital disruption? Put simply, digital disruption is substantial business change caused by advances in and the application

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EVENT – Digital Skills in Construction

Learn new ways to attract more customers, work more efficiently and win new business. Interactive workshops ran by The Federation of master Builders (FMB) exclusively for small building and construction companies in the North East and Yorkshire. Learn the latest ways to get the maximum benefit from digital marketing and how the cloud can help

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Newcastle University recognised as a national leader in cyber research

Newcastle University has reaffirmed its position as one of the UK’s leading centres for cyber security research after being named a Centre of Excellence by Government. Led by the University’s world-leading School of Computing Science, today’s announcement is a renewal of Newcastle’s Centre of Excellence status, making it a key player in the Government’s National

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Newcastle shines to international investors

Invest Newcastle celebrates its success after the city’s investment opportunities were showcased on an international stage at MIPIM last week. Invest Newcastle, a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city, returned to the renowned international property show to elevate Newcastle into a

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Global PR agency, W Communications, launches northern office in Newcastle

W acquires GluePR and rebrands to ‘W North’ as part of ongoing expansion – the agency’s second acquisition in just six months. W Communications, the UK’s leading independent agency, has added Newcastle to its business footprint alongside London, Singapore and Amsterdam, to deliver its award-winning expertise across consumer, corporate, influencer and social. In a move

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Invest Newcastle to help local businesses tackle Apprenticeship Reform

Invest Newcastle will host an event on 1 March 2017 to shed light on the government’s upcoming Apprenticeship Levy and to discuss the benefits of apprenticeship schemes. To address the skills gap, the Government has pledged to create 3 million apprenticeships by 2020. The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, on the 6 April 2017, aims

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Experience a virtual Newcastle at MIPIM

MIPIM delegates will be teleported to one of the top 10 fastest growing UK cities from the 14 – 17 March 2017. Invest Newcastle, a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city, is returning to MIPIM Cannes, and will present the city’s

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Strategy to drive forward Newcastle tech and digital sector

Newcastle City Council, supported by Invest Newcastle (a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city), today consulted on a strategy which will support and boost the tech and digital sector in Newcastle. The strategy follows a recent report by

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