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BQ Magazine’s BQ2 supplement in July will be a special report on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), in the North East, celebrating and showcasing just how much our businesses, both large and small, contribute to the region, not just in financial terms but also in time and other resources.

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Business Services

Sickness absence is continuing on a downward trend amongst UK employees, according to a major survey of sickness absence released today by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, and Westfield Health, one of the UK’s leading health insurance providers.


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Creative / Design
Award puts Dave's Business in the picture

Posted : Wednesday 4th May 2011

The only North East photographer chosen by global news agency Reuters to shoot Spencer Tunick’s famous Naked City art installation, which saw 1700 people pose naked in Baltic Square, Gateshead, has won a Best New Business award.

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Digital / Software
Former teacher brings lessons to life

Posted : Wednesday 4th May 2011

A teacher turned entrepreneur is using his twenty-first century software to help schools bring lessons to life.

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Healthcare / Science
Middle-age spread linked to dementia

Posted : Wednesday 4th May 2011

Increases risk of Alzheimer's

Being overweight during middle age may increase your risk of developing dementia later on in life, a study has found.

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Manufacturing

UK steel output in the first quarter of 2011 showed a significant increase on the last quarter of 2010, on the back of the strong performance of manufacturing and the recovery in world economies.

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Offshore / Sub Sea
NDI MEMBERS MAKE "FASTEST 50" LIST

Posted : Wednesday 4th May 2011

NDI member companies A&P Group Limited, 

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Process
Tech City Launchpad

Posted : Wednesday 4th May 2011

The community of creative and digital businesses in the Tech City area around Old Street and Shoreditch in east London are to benefit from £1 million support from the Technology Strategy Board.  

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Renewables / Green
Farmville for real: how MyFarm works

Posted : Wednesday 4th May 2011

Anyone who signs up on the www.my-farm.org.uk site needs top pay an annual £30 fee. This gives them the right to vote on key decisions and entitles them to a family ticket to visit the 1,200 acre Wimpole Farm in Cambridgeshire.

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Universities
Northumbria graduate named Social Worker of the Year

Posted : Monday 6th December 2010

A Northumbria graduate has received the impressive accolade of Social Worker of the Year. 



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