Azets has announced the acquisition of Garbutt + Elliott, a specialist accountancy firm with offices in York and Leeds, and one the largest independent chartered accounting firms in Yorkshire. Established in 1896, Garbutt + Elliot is now trading as Azets...
Business experts have been sharing what they learned during the pandemic – with the need for collaboration and flexibility a common theme – during the first Wear Business LIVE event. A four-strong panel addressed the exclusive networking event at Sunderland’s...
A Boldon firm has strengthened its relationship with Sunderland University, winning a three-year air conditioning and ventilation contract. Following a successful re-tender process, HLA Services will continue to manage all air conditioning and ventilation requirements across the university’s sites, including...
The winter 2021-22 issue of Wear Business is now available to read online. The seventh issue of Wear Business features an in-depth cover interview with Karen Eve, the new manager of the Bridges shopping centre in Sunderland. Karen – relatively new...
A Software platform built to help schools improve attendance and intervention management is to be rolled out across the UK following a successful trial. A Star Attendance Solutions, founded in 2018 by former local authority attendance officer Jill Robson, has...
Sisters Lucy and Laura Giles have found the right prescription for success, after both deciding to train as new doctors. Lucy joined the University of Sunderland’s School of Medicine this term, following in her sister’s footsteps. Laura is now in the...
Visitors to a County Durham shopping precinct can now take advantage of a new, free town centre cark park. The multi-million-pound redevelopment of Festival Walk in Spennymoor has moved a step closer to completion following a £600,000 investment from Durham...
A University of Sunderland student has teamed up with an award-winning North East film company to help produce a gritty, interactive drama that tackles teenage pregnancy and how disabled people can be excluded from vital public health. Laura Northmore, who...
A Durham home care company boss says that caring is a ‘job of the future’, urging people to come onboard as she pledges to build an army of caregivers to provide support in the local community. Trudi Jameson of Home...
A Sunderland graduate whose digital strategy helped thousands of Defra staff stay connected during lockdown has been shortlisted as one of the UK’s Top 10 Young Digital Leaders of the Year. Marcus Melton began his role as senior technology innovation...

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