Business

Spire Healthcare Searching For Candidates For New Nurse Degree Apprenticeship
The leading private healthcare provider, Spire Healthcare, is launching a new nurse degree apprenticeship programme in partnership with the University of Sunderland, with roles available across Spire’s 35 English hospitals. The nurse degree apprenticeship is open to applicants at all stages of life, including school leavers, university graduates and people...
Thompson Waste Centre at The Parade, Hendon has recycled a staggering 10,000 tonnes of waste during lockdown, repurposing everything from timber to glass to help protect the environment. Boss Anne Ganley has pledged £10,000 to local charities in the coming months, £1 for every tonne of waste recycled.Anne, who has...
Sunderland-Based Printing Company Launches "Print Out to Help Out" Scheme
The expected seasonal rush as consumers flock to buy personalised items for Christmas has led to one of the country’s top print businesses making a unique offer to other companies in the industry. The festive season is always a busy time of year for the Precision Proco Group, with all...
New Professional Course With An Option To Fast-Track A Career In Policing
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to remind us of the importance of our emergency services, the University of Sunderland is helping shape the next generation of police officers. The new Professional Policing course will allow students to cover current topics such as organised crime and terrorism as well as spend...
Stores including TK Maxx, Primark and Sports Direct saw people starting to queue from early in the morning, with a “steady” flow of visitors to the Bridges. And although the opening of shops has been seen as a welcome return by city centre organisations, people are still being advised to...
Multimillion-Pound Cash Boost For Businesses Thanks To University Project
A University of Sunderland project which aims to support manufacturers across the North East has secured an extra £6million in funding.The University’s Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing Project (SAM) - one of the region’s largest investment programmes - aims to help businesses become more productive and sustainable.Since then, the programme –...
From Monday, June 15th, shops deemed non-essential will be allowed to reopen as restrictions are lifted (for now...) Huge queues at IKEA stores and McDonald’s: do these signal a much-needed financial boom after the devastating lockdown?University of Sunderland business and retail expert Professor Lawrence Bellamy fears the demand may not...
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...
Former Sunderland University Student Lands Dream Job As Radio Presenter
“You just have to be yourself. I feel like a lot of people in radio will try and be like someone they hear but at the end of the day, everyone wants new personalities coming through, people who take risks and do their own thing.”That is the message former...
Tall Ships
Sunderland-based firms are being encouraged to take advantage of the boost in business opportunities that The Tall Ships Race 2018 will bring.The city has been chosen as the start port for the race and – during a four-day event – Sunderland will be welcoming around 1,500 international crew members...

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