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Client Stories


We are so proud of each and every individual we support that we decided to give them their own page of fame.

Read on to see exactly what our clients got up to and what they are doing now and if you want to have a place on this page of fame, get in touch and we shall see what we can do.

 

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If PNE Enterprise helped you to start up in business, gain employment or just grow in confidence let us know

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The Home Decor Company

Founded in September 2013 by Newcastle-based Adrienne and Kevin Rucroft, The Home Decor Company is a retail company, seeking to offer affordable, good quality homeware products online while also embracing a distinctive fair-trade message.

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Fluid Web Development

After being made redundant, Keith was inspired to become his own boss after attending our business course.

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Baggers Storm Monsoon

Young designer and entrepreneur 29 year old Jessica McCarthy, the wife of international rugby player Mike McCarthy has just secured a deal to sell the first branded products into global retailer Monsoon, with a fun rainwear product. This will be the first time in Monsoon's 40 year history that they have sold a brand other than their own.

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Newcastles first award winning creative hair salon and photographic studio launches this weekend

An old office and storage basement on one of Newcastle’s most iconic streets is to be given a new lease of life from this weekend when it re-opens as a creative hairdressing and photographic studio.

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The Baby Hub - Jenna Davy

I launched The Baby Hub on 7th September 2014 with the aim of providing parents / carers with an opportunity to spend quality time with their babies through relaxation, movement and play.

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Potential Unlocked

PNE Enterprise supports Keyfund Charity in the North East to make them enterprising and here is their story

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Barry Forshaw - Photographer

From Newcastle’s Social Services to Superintendent at the city’s Registrars Department and potential location scout for TV series Wire in the Blood - helping people has been a continuous thread in Barry Forshaw’s fascinating career as he strives to capture those special moments in our lives as a successful self-employed photographer…

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Jackie and Michael of Pleuro

Local entrepreneur set to take the health food market by storm with secret superfood ingredient and artisan product

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Dogs Day Walking

Passionate about dogs’ health and their wellbeing, animal-lover Abi Swan launched her successful dog walking business, giving peace of mind and an invaluable service to pet owners

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CASK Wholesale

As most budding entrepreneurs are often forewarned, it certainly helps to have a good idea and a healthy cash flow to build a successful business. For Sam Medd-Sygrove, his idea to launch a craft beer deli and wholesale delivery service has grown steadily to become a thriving business with an exciting future ahead thanks to funding from PNE Enterprise.

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SOLO

One to watch: local entrepreneur launches prestige fashion and footwear store with plenty of Soul

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Bumble and Bloom Media

For young entrepreneur Chloe Hall, building her own successful PR and Marketing business was something she only dared daydream about until spontaneously enrolling on Project North East’s eight week Business Start Up course in summer 2014…

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OJO Eyewear

Establishing a brand in today’s fast-paced fashion industry is no mean feat, especially when faced with competition from high street stores and big brands, but entrepreneur and founder of OJO Distinctive Eyewear David Lusk has created something truly different you won’t find on the high street…

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Michael Warren - Performance Education

Spotting a gap in the market for an affordable and convenient solution to adopting a health and fitness lifestyle that lasts, award-winning personal trainer Michael Warren has developed an innovative online community which enables customers from across the globe to benefit from performance education with a plan tailored to their individual needs…

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Business Club 2015

Bringing together businesses from across the North East for an informal evening of networking and inspirational guest talks on everything from branding and web design, to trademarks, social media marketing and more – PNE Enterprise’s monthly Business Club, is a must-not-miss date for YOUR diary…

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Be the BOSS!

An article by Joanne Howe, HOWE Consultancy… In my job on a day to day basis working with companies who need HR support, I see a huge variance in management styles and although this can be a good thing, one cap definitely doesn’t fit all, there are still some rules that we should, as bosses, all try and stick to.

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Pink Lane Coffee

Dedicated to providing caffeine lovers across the North East with the best coffee possible, Pink Lane Coffee have earned themselves an enviable reputation as a go-to destination for the plethora of businesses situated on Pink Lane and the surrounding area

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GospelWare

Pioneering mobile design and software development studio relocate to loft-style office space in the heart of Newcastle city centre as they continue to mould the future of mobile…

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Northern Business Star Awards 2016

After a successful inaugural year in 2015 the Sage Northern Business Star Awards are returning to the region, bigger and better than ever for 2016…

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Productivity boosting trends that will make an impact on your business today!

Productivity; it’s what everyone is talking about, but what does it mean for you and your business? From an inbox full of newsletters telling you about the latest time management fad, to George Osbourne naming it a UK crisis, everyone seems to have an opinion, but what changes can you make to your business model to make a real impact?

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Lewis Bruford of Monumental Communications

“I went from working in a call centre to running my own successful business in less than 6 months.” Lewis Bruford set up Monumental Communications Ltd January 2016 with a goal of creating a fully PR and digital communications company without sky high prices that usually go with it.

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PNE Enterprise supported business secures deal to supply national train operator.

Newcastle based Canny Milk, who received support from PNE Enterprise, have been selected to supply their healthy milkshake range to Virgin Trains.

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Darren and Les Hopkinson

Two brothers with a passion and flare for design decided the time was right to start up their own Graphical Design Business named Black Pantha Design

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Start-up Loans North East and MNBotanical - Scents make sense for start-up entrepreneur

Graduate felt history was not her future A new chapter for MNBotanical after Government funding boost Big not always better in botanicals More than just a massage

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Graham Donaldson of Drop Zone Elite Fitness

Graham was actively involved in amateur boxing as a teenager and attended a local gym for training regularly until he joined the armed forces (02/97). He continued to box in the army with the parachute regiment where he adopted a certain style of training and teaching that was proving to be helpful to a lot of people including himself.

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START-UP 'THE NO1 TRAINING ACADEMY LTD' SEEKS STUDENTS

New hair and beauty academy open for enrolment Grand opening September 2nd New courses due to launch in September 2013

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