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Overcoming challenges together through a Peer Network

Overcoming challenges together through a Peer Network

ABS Precision Ltd was founded in 2004 by Maurice Atherton, Brian Brooks and Dave Stott as a fast-turnaround precision machine shop. 15 years later, and the Newcastle-based business now employs more than 30 people, has grown from its original 5,000 square foot facility to nearly 20,000 square feet, and manufactures components for customers including Siemens…
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One year on from the coronavirus pandemic

One year on from the coronavirus pandemic

In conversation with: Ammar Mirza CBE, Chair of the Business Growth Board at the North East LEP; and Colin Bell, Business Growth Director at the North East LEP. To access free, impartial, one-to-one support and advice for your business, please visit www.northeastgrowthhub.co.uk and book an appointment to speak to our Growth Hub Connect team. Backing…
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North East social enterprises join forces through a Peer Network

North East social enterprises join forces through a Peer Network

Addictions UK is a national organisation headquartered in the North East. It’s a social enterprise which was established in 2004 and helps people to recover from addictions including drug and alcohol dependence and behavioural addictions such as gambling.  The organisation grew out of a two-year pilot project which focused on using coaching to overcome addiction…
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Business survey to assess impact of Brexit and COVID-19

Business survey to assess impact of Brexit and COVID-19

The beginning of 2021 has been a challenging start to the year for many businesses. England entered another national lockdown at the end of December, and the UK’s exit from the EU on 31 December brought new rules and regulations impacting all businesses that operate in the European Union. Because of this we have launched…
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