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In conversation with Toby Bridges, Executive Chair, The NBT Group and Business Growth Board member at the North East LEP, about the importance of digital adoption in driving operational efficiency

In conversation with Toby Bridges, Executive Chair, The NBT Group and Business Growth Board member at the North East LEP, about the importance of digital adoption in driving operational efficiency

How has the pace of digital adoption in the manufacturing sector impacted the work you do? I chair The NBT Group, a supply chain management company that works closely with manufacturing businesses across the region and beyond. We’ve been working with our clients on automation for at least the last five years. We’ve created and…
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£40,000 boost for North East retirement saving trials

£40,000 boost for North East retirement saving trials

THE Department for Work and Pensions has today announced a £40,000 funding boost in the North East to help people take stock of their health, skills and wealth as part of later life planning. With the pandemic impacting people’s lives in different ways, many will already be reviewing their current situation – including those wanting…
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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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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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The transition period has ended and new rules are here.

The transition period has ended and new rules are here.

The transition period has ended and the UK has left the EU customs union and single market and now enjoys a zero tariffs, zero quotas relationship with the EU as an independent trading nation. Act now to keep your business moving Following the signing of the UK – EU Free Trade Agreement, there are new rules…
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