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EMG Solicitors celebrate opening of third office in Cumbria to support growth

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A fast growing, North-East firm of solicitors is celebrating the opening of their third office in Penrith, Cumbria. EMG Solicitors specialises in court of protection, wills, trusts and probate, family, employment, residential conveyancing and commercial property services as they continue to build a strong reputation in the legal sector. The new office which officially opened last week (on 21st Sep 2022) will support EMG Solicitors’ continued growth which has seen revenue increase in the last year by approximately 28% from £3.4 million to £4.3 million. Total headcount has also grown in 12 months with a further 23 staff members, taking the total number of employees to 103.  The opening of the new branch is testament to their ongoing growth and becomes a welcome addition to their existing Durham and Newcastle divisions. The Penrith office will be led by Director and Wills, Trusts & Probate solicitor Samantha Edward where their full range of legal services will be available.   Joining Samantha will also be an experienced team of property and family lawyers. Emma Gaudern, Managing Director of EMG Solicitors said: “The opening of the Penrith office marks an incredibly exciting time for EMG Solicitors as we continue to grow and expand. I’m…

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Norstead sets sights on record revenue as it celebrates 50th anniversary

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Norstead, part of the Newcastle based Metnor Group, is celebrating being well on their way to record revenues and prestigious new client wins as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Norstead was established in 1971 and specialises in the design and installation of mechanical and electrical services in a number of commercial and industrial sectors. Part of the Metnor Group, the firm has the experience and financial stability to carry out multiple contracts with a typical individual project value of up to £30 million.  Despite the challenges of the pandemic yielding tough results, turnover for Norstead is forecast to reach £40m in 2022, expanding from a turnover of £23.5m in 2019. They have recently relocated into Metnor House, in Newcastle upon Tyne as part of their collaboration with sister company Metnor Construction, with another office in Maidenhead, Norstead lists some of the UK’s best-known companies as clients. The firm plans to secure new offices in Maidenhead later this year and create up to 10 new roles to support its ambitious expansion plans and bolster their engineering and commercial teams. Recently completed and current projects in the pipeline include the development of the White Room at the British Museum, the critical care…

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Drayton Group eyes up UK and international expansion as it celebrates its 10th anniversary with plans to open new offices

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Newcastle based recruitment group, Drayton, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with plans to open new UK offices and has recruited a number of new hires due to increased demand. The firm is also eyeing up expansion in overseas markets. Drayton was established in 2010 by Rob Seery and Ian Pickett and specialises in bespoke recruitment solutions for industry categories including Food & Drink, Apparel & Footwear, Beauty, Leisure, Homewares and Retail. With a catalogue of well-known brands on their client list, they include amongst others, Amazon, Birds Eye, Helly Hanson, Ginsters, Birkenstock, Greggs, Quorn, and The Lakes Distillery. Now 10 years on, Drayton has grown consistently, assisted in 2018 by the launch of a subsidiary business, Alexander Steele, based in Edinburgh. The group now employs 20 people and has offices in London, Edinburgh and Newcastle. Their new Manchester office opens in June. By 2025 Drayton aspires to be a 50 person business. The majority of Drayton’s business has always been in the UK, but now over a third is international. This success will likely lead to future office expansion in North America or Europe. The original Drayton business delivers Board level appointments. Alexander Steele, led by Managing Director Richard Steele,…

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Time for cake … it’s our 5th birthday!

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We can’t quite believe it but this week marks our 5th year in business. Time certainly flies when you are having fun ! It’s been so rewarding to work with so many different businesses and brands over the years, helping to tell their stories and support their growth plans. Being part of their journey, even in a small way, really is the best part of the job. We have such a supportive business community in the North East and I’m proud to be part of it. Thank you to all our lovely clients and the people who have supported us along the way. Here’s to eating lots of cake and to the next 5 years. #marketing #strategy #storytelling #PR #copywriting #5thbirthday #letseatcake

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