Business

Fast-Growing Insurance Group, iRevolution, Expands Into Sunderland
An independently owned insurance broking group has taken their business to Sunderland and reached new heights, expanding their workforce in the area. iRevolution Group has accumulated various other growing businesses, and has shared this success in Sunderland, as they continue helping their clients. The group has operated out of Sunderland since...
ParingPerx Launches New Collaboration With RingGo!
Motorists can now redeem ‘Perx’ to pay for parking using the RingGo app, extending the places consumers can now park for free. ParkingPerx is launching its new integration with RingGo, the UK’s leading cashless parking provider, on Wednesday 16th June, allowing users to park in even more places in Sunderland...
Access To BIPC Boosting The City's Businesses
SUNDERLAND Libraries Services is helping to give the city’s businesses a boost by providing access to the Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC).BIPC, in conjunction with the British Library, provides free information and advice for inventors, start-ups and existing businesses, offering access to collections of hard-copy materials and databases.Visitors...
A Heritage Plague To Highlight The Activism Of Sunderland's Quaker Women
The role played by North East women in the anti-slavery movement will be highlighted when a new Blue Plaque is revealed in the region. Later this month a heritage plaque will be unveiled in Sunderland city centre to highlight the activism of Sunderland’s Quaker women.The plaque will be fixed to...
Waste Company Shows Commitment To Reducing Carbon Footprint By Buying Locally
A leading North East waste management and skip hire company is living up to its commitment to climate change and reducing its own carbon footprint by buying locally. Thompson Waste Ltd at the Parade, Hendon, has grown rapidly in recent years through constant reinvestment in the business, along with an...
Outstanding Sunderland Students Showcase Their Talent In Local Art Exhibition
The creative artwork and photography of talented students from two outstanding secondary schools in Sunderland have been chosen to feature in a major local art exhibition that will be advertised across the region. Supported by the art and photography teaching team at St. Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy, 11 students from...
Childhood Studies Lecturer Lands A Publishing Deal
Four years after leaving a draft of a children’s book in the bottom draw at home – Fay Cavagin used the first lockdown to revisit the story and ended up with a publishing deal. “I’ll Get You Home” is the story of a little mole that ventures too far from...
From remote learning to working from home to shopping and socialising - Professor John Murray knows in these uncertain times, one thing is certain: some coronavirus pandemic changes will stick. John, who has joined the University of Sunderland as the new Academic Dean of the Faculty of Technology, believes Covid-19...
International Study At Sunderland University Thrives Despite Covid-19
Covid-19 has had a big impact on international students, with thousands returning home from universities abroad to observe social distancing and study online. However, figures from the University of Sunderland show that, despite the challenges of the last year, international study has not lost its appeal.Throughout the pandemic, the University...
Sunderland University's New Multi-Million-Pound Centre Construction Underway
A new multimillion-pound addition to the University of Sunderland is beginning to take shape. Once completed, the new Cadaveric centre will play a key role in training the next generation of medical professionals.Construction work is now well underway on the facility which will form part of the newly-established School of...

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