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£17.3m funding boost to help drive government’s AI focus

The government is introducing new measures to support Britain’s AI sector as part of its Digital Strategy. The Strategy, due to published by Culture Secretary Karen Bradley MP on Wednesday (March…

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Business News

Inquesta expands across Pennines with new Leeds office

Inquesta, the forensic accounting and insolvency company, has expanded across the Pennines as part of an “ambitious” strategy to grow…

Grade-II listed Methodist chapel in Ripon hits the market as development opportunity

A historic, grade-II listed former Methodist chapel in Ripon has been put up for sale, with a price tag of…

Barclays backing styles Eson Salon expansion

North East businessman Nevzat Ozmeral has revealed expansion plans for his North Tyneside-based men’s grooming business, Eson Salon Supplies Ltd. Following…

Leisure startup brings Energie Fitness brand to the North East

Newly formed North East leisure group Stessa Leisure is bringing the Energie Fitness brand to the region, after purchasing ten…

Liverpool-headquartered funder Bibby Financial Services opens flagship Wales office

Independent funder Bibby Financial Services (BFS) is taking steps to boost its support for UK SMEs with the launch of…

Autodealer B+H Motors acquires new Workington base with bank funding

Autodealer B+H Motors has moved to new premises in Workington, Cumbria, and created jobs with funding support from Clydesdale Bank. The…

UK’s first all-natural gluten free brewing company launches in County Durham

North East entrepreneur Peter Briggs has launched a new Durham-based brewing company, specialising in the production of gluten-free beers and…

FinTech firm automating financial agreements closes £10m Series B

London-based FinTech firm Dealflo has closed its £10m Series B round led by Delivery Hero backer, Holtzbrinck Ventures. Featuring follow on…

Leeds entrepreneur shines as newest business venture surpasses £200k turnover mark in first year

Leeds-based Marvellous Glow has reported record results for its first year in business, supplying giant carnival letter lights for events…

Members' News

Call for Bradford shoppers to ‘sell their soles’

A shoe store in The Broadway is offering to trade in old and unwanted shoes from shoppers in Bradford, as…

Middlesbrough optician welcomes inspirational childhood cancer survivor

Norton resident Nicole Beddard performs ribbon cutting at Vision Express relaunch Vision Express has opened its new Cleveland Centre store with…

82 new homes coming soon to Bristol

Construction work has started on an exclusive new residential development in Bristol. A copse of trees is being removed before ground…

GetFundedPR Recent Reviews and Ratings

Get Funded PR is an agency that is really able to rise above its competition. Lots of people are struggling…

Purple and Smarter WiFi Join Forces with Wok&Go

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, Smarter WiFi and TP-Link have today announced their collaboration with Wok&Go, serving its thousands of…

Local housebuilder celebrates 10th annual National Apprenticeship Week

Barratt Developments Yorkshire West, which includes both the Barratt and David Wilson Homes brands, has commenced its search for the…

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North East web design agency Peacock Carter delivers NHS contract

Web design agency Peacock Carter won the contract after impressing Sheffield…

Survey calls for businesses to have their say in cutting through red tape

Partners delivering a programme designed to help businesses cut through…

Monpellier offer different software solution in the North East & Cumbria

If every business is different then it begs to reason…

Creative Fuse North East calls on creative, digital and tech firms to help shape region’s future

Creative Fuse North East, a project led by Newcastle University…

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Columnists Opinion
Chaos cafe: Don’t make an online ass of yourself when commenters get your social media goat

I’m often asked what ‘good’ social media practice is. But… can…

How improving skills will grow our economy

It’s an exciting time for the North East economy. We…

The security challenges of the UK’s coworking revolution

The coworking revolution has transformed business in the UK. However…

Why May must resist Brexit navel-gazing so that UK tech can benefit from Trumpian chaos

If you needed any more proof of the potentially catastrophic…

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Columnists Advice
This Week’s hot topic: What business owners need to know about apprenticeship changes

Are you ready for changes when it comes to apprenticeships? The…

Customer satisfaction: does your business measure up?  

Last month, the latest UK Customer Satisfaction Index was released.…

Chill Factore Reveals Olympian’s Top Tips!

The North’s premier visitor attraction, Chill Factore, caught up with…

Preparing for 2017 in business rates

2016 was a tumultuous year for a variety of reasons.…

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