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The Business Northumberland blog


As it’s Valentines Day and there is love in the air, we would like to share the top six things we love about the Business Northumberland programme;


Etsy is an amazing place for small retail shops to sell their crafts. It can be anything from wedding gifts to jewellery, to toys and games; the sky's the limit.


The fact almost slipped me by, but the other day somebody told me it is just a few days until Christmas.


If you are one of the over 10m people, including the self-employed and company directors, who need to complete a Self-Assessment Tax Return hopefully you have already submitted it well before the on-line filing deadline of 31st January!


On 25 May 2018, most processing of personal data by organisations will have to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Ok, so what’s all the fuss about – Data Protection has been around for years, hasn’t it?


We’ve all been there.

You show up at the networking event, business cards in hand and sales pitch prepared… but the room seems closed. Everyone else has apparently been there for hours. They’re deep in conversation with people they seem to have known for years, comfortable and with drinks in hand, and you’re just a stranger there to try and sell yourself.

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