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Broadoak looks to further growth with expanded team

Broadoak Asset Management celebrated their 5th anniversary with a series of milestones.  These included moving into new offices in Newcastle and announcing the arrival of two new key appointments; John Seager and Rebecca Morgan. John Seager was most recently Chief Executive of Siglion, the joint venture regeneration partnership in Sunderland.  John oversaw the masterplanning and

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UK recruitment giant celebrates its latest American office opening

Award-winning technology recruitment company expands its US operation, creating a number of job opportunities in its tenth North American location. January 14th, 2020 — London —  UK staffing firm Frank Recruitment Group has announced the opening of its newest office in Chicago, Illinois today, creating over 80 jobs in the area. The company, which began

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The region’s experts and key players collaborate to strengthen our international proposition to investors

We have gathered the region’s key players to discuss our plans for MIPIM 2020, the world’s largest international property conference.   Our plans were revealed at a breakfast event at The Catalyst building on Newcastle Helix. Representatives from Newcastle City Council, Gateshead Council, Durham County Council, Avison Young, Arup, Newcastle Helix, Ryder Architecture, Mott Macdonald,

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Could a grant help your business improve its energy efficiency?

Local council’s initiative provides grants to help businesses save money through energy efficiency improvements. The Business Energy Saving Team (BEST) is a free energy efficiency service helping small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s) in Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland and Sunderland generate savings through a fully-funded energy audit and grant support. Funded by the European Regional

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A North East procurement organisation is blooming thanks to Newcastle’s smart credentials

Invest Newcastle recently showcased the city’s assets at the Smart City World Congress in Barcelona. We talk to Paul Mander, Chief Procurement Officer from Bloom about why he joined the Newcastle delegation and how the city’s smart city credentials are helping them to deliver social value to their public sector clients. Give us a flavor

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Countdown to Christmas on NE1’s very own advent calendar – The 24 Doors of Christmas

NE1 has today announced the participants in this year’s 24 Doors of Christmas, the city’s alternative advent calendar and has teamed up with BBC Newcastle as a partner on the event. The 24 Doors of Christmas offers free, exclusive access to 24 unique, unusual and different venues across the city, a festive treat for people

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North East arena led scheme moves a step closer as contractors announced

A £260m arena, conference and exhibition centre on Gateshead Quays moves a step forward after contractor is named. Ask:Patrizia, Gateshead Council’s development partner, have awarded Sir Robert McAlpine the contract to build the ‘game-changing’ waterfront conference and events destination. The development, situated on the iconic NewcastleGateshead Quayside, includes a 12,500-capacity arena; 6,300m2 of conference and

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Newcastle to become a Gigabit city

Newcastle has been showcasing its assets at the Smart City World Congress in Barcelona this week. We talk to Jason Legget, City Manager for CityFibre about their recent investment in full fibre roll out in Newcastle. Give us a flavour of CityFibre and your ambitions for the UK? CityFibre is a hugely ambitious and exciting business

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Newcastle delegation showcase our smart city to the world

Invest Newcastle is attending the Smart City Expo World Congress to showcase our city to decision makers, innovators and influencers from across the globe. A delegation headed out to Barcelona this week (Monday 18 November) as part of a Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission led by the Department for International Trade. Attended by more than 20,000

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Taking Newcastle to the world at BioJapan 2019

Invest Newcastle recently attended BioJapan as part of a UK delegation led by MedCity and supported by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA). Held in Pacifico Yokohoma between 9 and 11 October, BioJapan is Asia’s premier partnering event for the global biotechnology industry with more than 1,000 organisations from 34 countries in attendance. Senior Investment

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