2020 has meant something different to everyone, but most would agree that it has been a year of moving goalposts. From furlough schemes to temporary closures, businesses have had to demonstrate agility to navigate the changing tides. Unfortunately for many, there...
Data2Action is a consultancy which does exactly what it says on the tin. It comes into an organisation, analyses existing data, and from that, delivers efficiencies and improvements while staying on the right side of data protection legislation. Sounds simple, doesn’t...
There’s a new name above the office entrances of one of the most long-established and respected accountancy practices in the North-East. Formerly Baldwins, the firm has rebranded as Azets, and is now a top 10 UK accountancy firm with the...
A new company is offering a fresh take on video and media production. Canvas HQ, founded by Nathan Clark and Richard Rowell, is becoming popular with local businesses for its valuebased service. Creative director Nathan told Wear Business: “We constantly push...
Instead of adopting the crouch position during lockdown, Media Savvy looked at investment and expansion in a bid to ensure that when business confidence returns, those on society’s margins might also prosper. Longer-term, though, the key to success will be...
Cobbled streets and red brick walls. Foyle Street is a stunning step back to Victorian Sunderland. Behind the 1840s walls of No 8 is a company very much at the cutting edge of comms. Founded six years ago, Creo Communications...
Summer normally passes relatively quietly for those in construction, allowing time to take stock and catch a breath before preparing staff, vehicles, tools and supplies for the demands of the busier winter months. This year has seen a significant rise...
Jacksons Law Firm was established in 1876 and offers a wide range of legal services to businesses and private clients. Its team of 81 includes 11 partners and more than 40 legal experts. Jacksons work with clients from a...
Few will realise the impact a local steel fabrication firm is having on the Wear region’s skyline. But using locally fabricated steel, and supporting local jobs, award-winning Finley Structures has helped to build a surprisingly large number of well-known structures...
Great Annual Savings is rewriting the rule book for the much-maligned cost-saving utilities industry to benefit customers, businesses and communities in the Durham and Wearside area, and beyond. The Seaham-based company, which employs more than 300 people from its Spectrum...

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