Aspiring entrepreneurs accelerate towards success

Seven Northumbria University students are celebrating after securing places on three of the UK’s most competitive business accelerator programmes to help their fledgling enterprises thrive. The group of undergraduates are currently studying Entrepreneurial Business...
More pump price rises take petrol to highest in three years

More pump price rises take petrol to highest in three years

Motorists begin 2018 paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals. An analysis of fuel prices for December shows the average price of unleaded increased for the second month running – this time by half a pence from 120.66p to...
Student nurses graduate from new UK nursing degree programme

Student nurses graduate from new UK nursing degree programme

The first students to study on a new 18-month full-time work-based nursing degree have graduated, and with flying colours. Traditionally a three-year qualification, the 18-month nursing course is aimed at people with a healthcare background. The first of its kind in...

Food for thought as delivery boss sentenced

A company director who used his food delivery business to make more than £150,000 in false tax claims over ten years has been sentenced. Billa Dhand, 56, from Southall, West London, was the director of Dysan Fresh Ltd, which delivered fruit and vegetables to be...