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Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at accenture.com.
Middlesbrough College Group champions the North East business community – living and breathing the opportunities and challenges that our region’s employers face as their skills partner. That’s why we’re delighted to once again sponsor the prestigious North East Business Awards, celebrating the innovative and ambitious businesses that are boosting our economy and enriching the opportunities available to young people in our region.
This year, we’re incredibly proud to be able to host the awards at Middlesbrough College. Our £100m campus is home to more than 1,000 staff and 15,000 students, including around 2,000 apprentices, with learners travelling from across the North East, including as far away as Whitby, Darlington and Northallerton to access the College’s unrivalled facilities and expert teaching staff.
Through the main college, our apprenticeship training arm Northern Skills Group and our internationally renowned technical training provider TTE, we’re upskilling thousands of learners and working with employers to provide the skills underpinning the region’s success.
Middlesbrough College is also the Tees Valley delivery partner in the North East Institute of Technology (IOT) – one of only a handful of such institutes in the country that bring together further education providers, universities and employers.
Sage is the global market leader for technology that provides small and medium businesses with the visibility, flexibility and efficiency to manage finances, operations and people. With our partners, Sage is trusted by 1 million customers in the UK and Ireland to deliver the best cloud technology and support. Our years of experience mean that our colleagues and partners understand how to serve our customers and communities through the good, and more challenging times. We are here to help, with practical advice, solutions, expertise and insight.
Maven is a leading private equity and property manager, with around 100 executives based across our UK office network. We partner with ambitious, entrepreneurial management teams to accelerate growth, and serve thousands of investors with the goal of delivering exceptional returns.
We provide the essential capital investment to help scale businesses throughout the nation. Our range of funding solutions have helped hundreds of management teams across the UK make their vision a reality and achieve transformational levels of growth.
We also manage a diverse range of regional funds designed to support the growth aspirations of ambitious SMEs across the Midlands and the North of England.
In addition to providing much-needed investment to growing businesses, we enable investors to build wealth and generate income through tax efficient investment in a Venture Capital Trust (VCT), and by providing sophisticated and high net worth investors with access to deal-by-deal private equity and real estate investment opportunities.
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As the regional capital and one of the UK’s core cities, Newcastle is a place where businesses grow and prosper. Our vibrant city is home to over 8,000 businesses – a place with exceptional talent, world renowned research and supportive business communities.
Newcastle City Council and our partners work with all types of businesses to ensure all have the best chance to thrive - whether it’s help to start a new business, support to help your business grow, or advice on funding. Our ambition is for an inclusive, green, and prosperous economy based on collaboration and innovation.
We are investing in our city centre and local neighbourhoods to ensure the whole city becomes a sustainable workplace for thousands of people; encouraging business success and providing income and opportunities for people living across the city and region.
We are delighted to celebrate the best of our flourishing talent by sponsoring the Small Business award at the North East Business Awards 2022.
Newcastle University is proud to be once more sponsoring the North East Company of the Year Award. Supporting the regional business community remains deeply rooted within the University’s DNA given that we were founded by the pioneers of the Industrial Revolution in the North East of England. We exist to benefit society through our research and teaching. Our strategic objectives, as a research-intensive University recognise our desire to make a difference locally and to have significant impact globally.
Whether you are a global corporate or a SME just starting out, we can work with you to innovate, overcome challenges and grow your business. Every relationship we have is unique - we have a wide variety of ways that we can work with your business. From collaborative research to developing talent, partnerships are a mutual platform. Please come and talk with us if you want more information (https://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-and-partnerships/).
As of 2021, Stoneacre Motor Group acquired seven Toyota branches and two Lexus branches in the northeast.Based on innovation in its products and processes, Toyota is a class leader in the automotive industry. In 1918, Sakichi Toyoda revolutionised weaving with the invention of the automatic loom.Since then, Toyota has grown more and more thanks to its innovative practices. Sales of new Toyota cars have secured Toyota’s position as the world’s second-largest automaker. Now, the Toyota electric range has enough to meet a wide variety of automotive needs.The arrival of the first Lexus vehicle was a milestone in the history of parent company Toyota. The original LS (luxury sedan) was released in 1989 and hyped as the most beautiful luxury car in the world. Lexus adopts the Takumi Craftsmanship ethos as a way of life that ensures that every Lexus is created by no short measures.If you’re wanting to reduce your carbon footprint by opting for emission-free motoring for your business, the Lexus Electrified range has introduced their first All-Electric UX 300e compact SUV, All-New NX Plug-In SUV and New ES Self Charging Hybrid Saloon. Helping you to move into the next-generation and feel amazing while doing so.
Tees Valley Business is the local growth hub for the Tees Valley, established by the Tees Valley Combined Authority and Tees Valley Mayor. Whatever stage of your growth journey, you can access tailored one-to-one support, specialist programmes, events, and much more to help achieve your business goals.
Business consultancy is at the core of what we do. We join the dots between your business and the support you need.
Support is impartial and fully-funded. Get in touch if you’re a SME based in the Tees Valley (Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees).
The University of Sunderland is an international university, with over 20,000 students based at campuses in Sunderland, London and Hong Kong, and global learning partnerships in 15 countries.
This year we have also opened Campus @ Northallerton, a partnership with Hambleton District Council and York College to provide access for further and higher education for employers and individuals in Hambleton and the wider Yorkshire area.
In 2021, we were proud to be shortlisted as University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards; we were also named University of the Year for Social Inclusion by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
Our work is shaping the city of Sunderland, the north east region and beyond, and we are committed to making a positive contribution to economic and social change. We have distinctive and large scale strengths in health and education, alongside a range of other career-focused disciplines such as engineering, computer science and the creative arts. Our graduates leave equipped with the knowledge, skills, confidence and connections to make a positive difference in the world.
We have also been building our Higher and Degree apprenticeship programme and are now working in partnership with 60 employers to provide them with the skilled workers they need to thrive in the future.
Find out more about the life-changing University of Sunderland at www.sunderland.ac.uk
Ford Fleet Management are a new one-stop fleet leasing and uptime management solution provider. Bringing vehicle sourcing, finance, maintenance and charging into a single convenient package. Our solutions are designed for multi-brand cars and vans to meet diverse business needs and deliver a highly cost-effective solution with maximum uptime and productivity. We are proud to be the car sponsor for this year’s event, supporting local businesses to gain the recognition they deserve. We have huge ambitions as a new business ourselves and therefore thrive from building relationships with other businesses to simultaneously support their growth. With our customer-focused outlook, these awards also give us the opportunity to display our range of bespoke products and services to new audiences that we hope to be able to work with in the future as well as seeking feedback on how businesses currently operate their fleets so we can learn to adapt to their requirements.
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