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We regularly feature articles from businesses which we’re working with on projects such as the North Tyneside Business Awards, Apprenticeship Week and more…

Preparing your business for investment

Business owners looking for funding to finance their growth plans have probably heard the term ‘investor ready’ used a lot! Unsurprisingly, investor readiness can mean a number of different things depending on the investor. It is of course important to give careful...

Spotlight on Success: Carney Consultancy

NORTH TYNESIDE IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR CONSULTANCY Carney Consultancy’s work with charities and not-for-profit organisation has put them right at the heart of their local community. Providing health and safety consultancy and training from The Smokehouse on North...

Growing your business your way

What’s your version of business growth? Growing businesses are vital to our economy. In North Tyneside, there are 5,070 private sector businesses contributing to the economy and enabling employment to the borough (Inter Departmental Business Register (ONS) UK Business...

What happens next?

You might be wondering what happens when you apply for the Dynamic Purchasing System?  Sarah Heslop, Contract Manager on the Construction project team explains more. "The first stage of the DPS is purely a compliance check ensuring interested suppliers meet the...

Spotlight on Success: Heliguy

THE SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR AWARD WINNER, HELIGUY UK drone specialists, Heliguy, based on the Orion Business Park in North Shields, were over the moon to win the Retail and Service Provider Award at the 2018 North Tyneside Business Awards. Founded in 2008, Heliguy started...

Preparing your business for public sector tenders

Most small businesses believe that local authority and government tenders are only for big organisations. Yes, the multi-million pound tenders are aimed for large companies that can deliver to scale and have the infrastructure to both respond to and deliver these...

Opening up a world of opportunities for small businesses

North Tyneside Council would like to appoint a range of contractors to carry out repairs to council homes, essential repairs to operational, schools and public buildings, and some specialist and consultancy services when construction returns to the control of the...

Spotlight on Success: Bright and Beautiful

IT'S A CLEAN SWEEP FOR BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL Based on Benton Square Industrial Estate in Palmersville, Bright and Beautiful is a domestic cleaning service with big plans for the future. Run by franchisee Helen Ross, Bright and Beautiful employs a nine-strong team and...

Spotlight on Success: Monitor Coatings

DOUBLE AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE BUSINESS From its base in North Shields, Monitor Coatings has been providing engineering service since 1927. Recognised for the company’s commitment to the local area and for driving innovation, Monitor Coating’s Managing Director, Rebecca...

Spotlight on Success: Barrier Ex Ltd

AWARD FOR AMBITIOUS WALLSEND COMPANY Based on the thriving Willington Quay in Wallsend, Barrier Ex Limited has provided hazardous area lighting solutions since 2016. Managing Director, Steven Lee explains how the company has flourished since trading started in 2017...

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