I’m not someone who would describe myself as an eco-warrior. Of course, I care about the planet, but my instincts are those of a trained accountant and CEO of a social enterprise, which – by its nature – is driven by social good, but fundamentally, can only do that by making money. So, when I am looking at reducing our carbon footprint I'm always just as interested in the numbers… What's the bottom-line benefit going to be? Read more

Equestrian entrepreneur is riding high with e-commerce start up

A North East business supplying equestrian products and clothing is scaling up after unbridled success during its first year in business.

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Rider realises dream of launching his own biking business

A mountain bike rider who has competed across Europe is taking on his biggest challenge yet with the launch of his own repair shop.

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City farm expands services for local communities

A Sunderland city farm which offers education and training, and free and affordable activities for thousands of local people every year is expanding its community services.

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Support group launched for couples in business

Strategic marketing agency dodio - The Do Studio ran by a Husband and Wife team Chris and Senga Kean have launched “The Rock Hoppers” group for couples who are in business together.

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Social enterprise celebrates six years of climate action

Award-winning Climate Action North recently celebrated its sixth anniversary at a special event bringing together over 40 climate supporters.

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How thinking big made my business bigger

Can thinking and behaving like a big company actually make your business bigger? Just one of the questions Ian Brown is grappling with...

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