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Updates to Covid-19 guidance

New measures against Omicron variant Following the emergence of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus, new guidance and recommendations have been released by government and local authorities to help to reduce the spread of the virus. New precautionary measures came into place on Tuesday 30 November, including the mandatory...

Accenture announces plans to create 3,000 new technology jobs in the UK over the next three years

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced plans to boost its UK workforce by 3,000 new roles over the next three years. Half of the roles will be based outside of London, expanding Accenture’s presence in Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow, and adding to its existing UK workforce of approximately...

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Inspired by Lindisfarne Gospels 2022

A region-wide programme of cultural events has been created to coincide with the much-anticipated display of the Lindisfarne Gospels at Newcastle’s Laing Art Gallery next year. A year-long series of cultural events inspired by the display of the Lindisfarne Gospels in the North East in autumn 2022, will take...

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Innovative bed that converts into a home gym set to join Metrocentre’s Sook spaces

PIVOT®, an innovative British product that breathes new life and meaning into the concept of ‘home fitness’ regardless of the size of bedroom or property is set to join Sook spaces at Metrocentre Gateshead from Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 December. Made in Newcastle, PIVOT, will be on display for...

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North East Shopping Destination Forecasts Healthy Retail Christmas

Eldon Square is reporting a strong uptake in business, with eight new stores opening ahead of the Christmas period. Based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, the shopping destination will welcome festive shoppers for what is anticipated to be its strongest period since 2019. Eldon Square has seen...

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Ageing experts partner with young creatives to boost skills

The UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) hosted a film premiere at The Catalyst on Newcastle Helix last week, showcasing a series of short documentary films that promote the importance of intergenerational skills sharing. Working in partnership with Newcastle-based creative film agency, Kaleidoscope, this series of films titled...

Inward Investment Sector Manager – Corporate Services

Salary: £27,000 per annum Contract: Full time, Permanent (60/40 office/home working) Responsible to: Director, Invest Newcastle JOB PURPOSE: To lead on and deliver corporate services sector inward investment and professional support as a member of the Invest Newcastle Team. A key aspect of the role will involve feeding into the account management programme for...

Finance Assistant

Salary:  £22,000 per annum Contract:  Full time, Permanent (60/40 office/home working) Responsible to:  Director of Finance & Operations  JOB PURPOSE:  To assist with all aspects of the finance function within NGI – purchase ledger, sales ledger, expenses, credit card, processing payments.   As part of our commitment to making...

Skills and Jobs Project Manager

Salary: £32,000 per annum Contract: Full time, Permanent (60/40 office/home working) Responsible to: Destination Director JOB PURPOSE: To lead delivery of Skills and Jobs Project. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: To manage the project team and delivery partners to ensure that the project is delivered on time and on budget. Engage with supply...

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HMRC to move to Pilgrim’s Quarter in Newcastle city centre

Newcastle’s Pilgrim’s Quarter, part of the Pilgrim Street development, is set to become the new home for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the North East. Part of the Government Hub network, HMRC’s state-of-the-art regional centre will be based at the new development and will accommodate approximately 9,000 staff...

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