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We love to find out more about what our members do; find out about business support services available; and most importantly find out why everyone loves North Tyneside as a place to business.

Benefits of Open Water Swimming

A small team of health advocates at ENGIE North Tyneside support colleagues to engage with health and wellbeing campaigns and initiatives throughout the year. We sat down with them to talk about their engagement throughout the last year. "We came to learn that a...

H&S Convenience store – Inspiring the next generation

H&S Convenience store – Inspiring the next generation

Running a local convenience store is more than just a job for the Khan family. At the heart of the local community, the family’s work with other local businesses and dedication to supporting their customers has been recognised with this year’s Heart of the Community...

It’s all about community for The Yoga Tribe

It’s all about community for The Yoga Tribe

When former nurse, Cat Percival, started teaching yoga on the beach back in 2017, little did she realise that almost three years later she’d be the recipient of an award from North Tyneside’s Elected Mayor as a business that reflects the Spirit of North Tyneside. We...

Remember to file your tax return

Remember to file your tax return

A quick reminder about your 2019-20 Self-Assessment Tax Return Despite the difficulties caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic, the filing deadline remains at 31st January 2021 and Returns must be filed on-line. HMRC have no plans to waive late filing penalties  - Jim Harra,...

Supporting Staff with Wellbeing

The Child Maintenance Service is an organisation within DWP that’s dedicated to helping improve children’s lives while supporting and engaging our colleagues, delivering a brilliant service to customers and transforming our vision for the future. Our wellbeing...

Can & can’t do in Lockdown two

Can & can’t do in Lockdown two

We've been working hard with our partners in the police, trading standards and public protection to clarify some of the do's and dont's of Lockdown 2 for non-essential businesses in North Tyneside CAN Businesses forced to close in non-essential retail can operate as a...

Taking time out for your mental health

Taking time out for your mental health

Mental health isn’t something that some people have and others don’t. We all have it, good or bad. And everyone is on a sliding scale of mental health, changing positions on that scale as we go through life, challenges, experiences. It’s how we deal with our mental...

Helping employees return after furlough

Helping employees return after furlough

With ever-changing restrictions and constantly shifting goal posts, it’s been difficult in recent weeks, to grasp hold of anything resembling ‘normal’ when it comes to many people’s jobs. But as the furlough scheme draws to a close, so many employees in North Tyneside...

Managing Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

Managing Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

As the global pandemic grinds on, there is no avoiding big conversations in the workplace. Whether you need to lay people off, reduce hours, talk about pay cuts or simply manage complaints and problems within your teams, the big conversations will crop up. Dealing...

Looking After You and Your Staff

Looking After You and Your Staff

As many businesses take tentative steps to welcome their teams back into a physical working place, with the added challenges of local restrictions, it’s vital to ensure mental health and support are top of the priority list. The transition from homeworking to...

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