Archives: December 2011

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POSTED: 7th February, 2014

A celebration of manufacturing in Yorkshire

The BQ Executive Manufacturing Summit, on Thursday, 20 March 2014 at Magna, Rotherham is part of a series of events organised by BQ taking place across the UK. It will seek to map out the future strategy of manufacturing while …

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POSTED: 5th February, 2014

£250,000 Let’s Grow grant for offshore centre

A new offshore survival centre set to open in the region has received £250,000 from the Let’s Grow campaign, which is backed by The Journal. The Advanced Industrial Solutions centre in North Shields, North Tyneside will train workers from the …

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POSTED: 4th February, 2014

New jobs as Let’s Grow helps firm move to city

A construction software company is planning to create up to 30 new jobs after moving its UK headquarters to Newcastle. 4Projects, which provides cloudbased products to meet the collaborative and information needs of the construction industry, will be setting up …

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POSTED: 3rd February, 2014

BQ to host The Scottish Export Awards 2014

Business Quarterly (BQ) Scotland, in association with Scottish Enterprise is delighted to announce the inaugural Scottish Export Awards on 28 May 2014 at the iconic Glasgow Science Centre. If you can demonstrate strong business growth through exports, and innovative ways …

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POSTED: 3rd February, 2014

Balfour Beatty Hosts ‘Meet The Buyer’ Event

Balfour Beatty recently staged a ‘Meet The Buyer’ event in Elgin for its local suppliers in the region. The company’s Elgin-based construction business, which operates across the north of Scotland, is expanding its workload in the Moray area. Last year …

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POSTED: 31st January, 2014

Investment brings growth for Barrier Architectural Services’ Teesside team

A Teesside company, that provides specialist outfitting services to the defence, offshore and marine industries,has grown its business with the help of funding from Investment for Growth. Barrier Architectural Services of Wynyard Business Park, started trading in 2011 as ARC …

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POSTED: 31st January, 2014

BE Group chief exec named as Teesside Uni chairman

The chief executive of Durham-based business service BE Group has taken over the chair at Teeside University. Alastair MacColl, who has been vice chairman for four years, will take over from Sandy Anderson, who has been in the role for …

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POSTED: 30th January, 2014

Business Northumberland networking event brings local businesses together

The second free Business Northumberland networking event was held at Woodhorn Museum last week, bringing together a total of over 50 businesses from across the county. Business owners and executives came together to discuss potential development ideas and to network …

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POSTED: 28th January, 2014

BE Group wins contract to help small firms

County Durham based business services provider BE Group has won a contract – worth about £600,000 – to administer a £30m government research programme to benefit small businesses throughout the country. The Department of Business Innovation and Skills Growth Voucher …

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POSTED: 27th January, 2014

Back to school: what we learned about sustainability in the supply chain

Two years ago the construction industry launched an education drive to boost sustainability, but found the smallest suppliers had lessons of their own to share. When Skanska set out its ambition to be the most sustainable construction company in the …

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