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Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Business News

Enterprising spirit takes Heather on fact-finding trip to Florence

hxErasmus39ct AN events manager from Stocksfield is expanding her horizons to work abroad for two months on a cross border exchange programme.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Grooming business takes to the road

hxPoochies39ct PAMPERED pooches across the district will soon be feeling like top dogs as a new mobile dog grooming business gets on the road.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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College campus hosts careers event

HUNDREDS of youngsters are set to descend on Northumberland College’s campus at Kirkley Hall to get a buzz out of learning.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Could the strength of the pound be eroding your returns?

OVER the last few years, sterling has strengthened as the recovery in the UK economy has become clearer and confidence has grown.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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MEPs take tour of SCA plant

hxSCA38ct TWO North-East members of the European Parliament paid a visit to Prudhoe’s SCA tissue mill to learn more about the company’s sustainable manufacturing activities.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Forestry director

THE Forestry Commission has chosen a forest management director for the North of England.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Tourism insight

SCOTTISH tourism officials and business representatives were on a fact-finding mission to the Allen Valleys and Haydon Bridge last week.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Businesses reach for the stars

TOURISM businesses are being invited to tap into one of the region’s greatest natural assets – its starry night skies.

Last updated 17 September 2014
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Hexham man is new chief economist

THE North-East Local Enterprise Partnership has appointed a new chief economist.

Last updated 17 September 2014
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Two join town’s ground force

Hxcemjobs HEXHAM Town Council has broken new ground by taking on two apprentices for its groundskeeping team.

Last updated 17 September 2014
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Fenwick deal is sweet success for parlour

Hxpudparlour AN AWARD-WINNING Hexham confectioner is adding a touch of class to its delectable desserts after winning a contract with prestigious department store Fenwick.

Last updated 17 September 2014
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Rule changes mean it’s best to be prepared

IT is always difficult to contemplate a plan for when the inevitable happens.

Last updated 16 September 2014
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Lucy sets up shop after redundancies

hxlucy WHAT do you do if you’ve been made redundant five times in a row as one Hexham shop closes after another?

Last updated 3 September 2014
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Planning ahead will reduce your tax bill in retirement

TAKING advantage of all appropriate options available can help reduce your tax burden in retirement.

Last updated 3 September 2014
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Take a structured approach to your savings

SAVERS excited about the new cash ISA limit announced by Chancellor George Osborne in the March budget have been disappointed with providers slashing their interest rates.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Taking a chance can be a good investment

BUDGET changes, together with a recent small increase in the prize fund, have made investing in premium bonds more attractive, but what are your chances of making money from these investments?

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Menswear shop loses out in fashion battle of the sexes

hxKatieKerr33ct A CORBRIDGE business is making big alterations to accommodate its sizeable success.

Last updated 20 August 2014
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Powerful voice for older workers

THE Government is showing its support of over-50s in the UK labour market with the appointment of a business champion for older workers.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Chancellor welcomes jobs boost for region

THE Chancellor, George Osborne, has welcomed the news that Virgin Money will create a further 200 jobs this year – 120 of which will be in the North-East.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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‘Soft skills’ rate highly

A SURVEY of 198 UK employers has found that effective communication and an ability to work as part of a team are valued more highly than technical knowledge by graduate employers.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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