Private healthcare provider, Spire Healthcare, is behind a new nurse degree apprenticeship programme in partnership with the University of Sunderland, offering roles across Spire’s 35 English hospitals. The nurse degree apprenticeship with up to 270 places available, is open to...
The University of Sunderland has employed the services of Durham-based business and IT consultancy, Waterstons, to manage its IT network services 24/7 and enhance its digital student offer through a complete redesign of the network. As the appointed managed services...
Almost £200,000 in funding has been secured by the region’s museums as they look to get back in business after almost a year of Covid-19 enforced closures. Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums (TWAM) has been awarded £190,910 from the...
The booking deadline for the spring issue of Wear Business is fast approaching – and it’s your chance to shout about your products and services as the lockdown ends. Editor Graeme Anderson reveals more… Question: What are two things to...
Sunderland-based Hays Travel says holidays are on the horizon again as it announced staycations at sea via cruise companies. The UK’s largest independent travel agent is booking ‘seacations’ for the world’s top cruise operators - travelling around the country’s coastline...
Transport infrastructure across the North East is set to benefit from the ‘joined-up thinking’ of the region working together as the North East’s first Transport Plan comes up for final scrutiny next week. The plan, which will see region-wide developments...
The latest edition of Wear Business magazine is now out and packed full of the latest B2B news and developments across the Wear region. Our lead interview focuses on international businessman Richard Swart and discovers what led him to launch...
A ground-breaking, multi-million-pound pilot into the future of driverless vehicles has been unveiled in Sunderland. The project will see pioneering 5G technology used in an operational automotive environment for the very first time in the UK and underline Sunderland’s position...
Following the death of businessman Jon Woodhouse, of West Boldon, to a sudden cardiac arrest, a fund-raising campaign was launched by his family to raise money for defibrillators to be installed in the local area. The fund raised over £5,000,...
The Lakes Distillery has raised a toast to the Open North Foundation by donating £2,000 to help businesses in the North-East recover from the pandemic. Open North Foundation is a North-East-based, private sector-led initiative, whose aim is to support small...

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