Business

Fern’s ‘Uneek’ business gets royal seal of approval

Sunderland graduate Fern Snailham has been named a Duke of York Young Entrepreneur of the Year after transforming her promotional staffing agency into a flourishing business. Within a year, the 24-year-old has grown her business UNEEK Staffing significantly, now...

North East Automotive Alliance revs up to 300 as sector continues to shine

The organisation representing the North East’s vast £11bn-a-year automotive sector has passed a major milestone following strong growth in the industry. The North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) has seen its membership hit a new high, with Howell Technology Group...

Sunderland College pioneer T-level pilot in advance of reforms

Sunderland College was among 21 further education providers nationally who were selected to pioneer the government’s industry placement pilot as the sector prepares for the new T-levels. As part of the T-level reforms, Sunderland College led a 10-month pilot for the...

Station Taxis roll out credit card machines

Sunderland’s longest established taxi firm is gearing up for a programme of summer events in the City, with the introduction of credit and debit card payment machines in all of its vehicles. Station Taxis has a fleet of almost 200 vehicles, and is the first taxi...

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Work discovery week returns

One of the North East’s most innovative programmes to help improve the employability of young people in Sunderland returns next week (25 June) – with a new musical flavour. Work Discovery Week will see more than a thousand pupils from across the city involved in a...

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Haskel launches landmark European hydrogen facility

Europe’s largest facility dedicated to the testing of components and systems for the emerging hydrogen economy was officially opened on Wednesday 6 June at Haskel Europe, part of Accudyne Industries, at its European headquarters in Sunderland. The facility will, for...

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