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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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Rules of origin for trading with the EU: A guide for SMEs

Rules of origin for trading with the EU: A guide for SMEs

The government has produced guidance for businesses on rules of origin, which determine the economic nationality of goods under a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).  It’s important for businesses to understand the guidance on rules of origin because the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) means businesses can trade with the EU without paying tariffs – but only if…
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Absence of physical meetings leads to digital innovation

Absence of physical meetings leads to digital innovation

The Big Picture People work with large organisations to help them communicate complicated messages to their employees in innovative ways. It helps senior professionals in some of the world’s most respected organisation create, curate, design, refine and share their big pictures with their people. The Big Picture People create toolkits that visualise a company’s strategy…
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How the Budget impacts businesses in the North East

How the Budget impacts businesses in the North East

Read more at gov.uk Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The government’s furlough scheme has been extended until the end of September 2021. Businesses can claim 80% of an employee’s usual salary for hours not worked, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month. Employers will be expected to pay 10% towards the hours their staff do…
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Sunderland music hub expands online offering

Sunderland music hub expands online offering

The Bunker is a music facility in Sunderland that sits at the heart of the local community. With a 40-year history in the city, The Bunker offers music training, tuition, performance spaces, recording studios, and it also runs a small record label. People of all ages use its facilities and The Bunker is seen as…
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