Partners 2023

Main Partner: Nigel Wright Recruitment

Nigel Wright Group is the leading and largest, multi-discipline regional recruitment business specialising in the North of England, with deep expertise across every discipline. We are also uniquely positioned as Europe’s number one consumer sector recruitment specialist.

Nigel Wright has been the preferred talent partner for the last 30 years

  1. We have significant experience in bringing together high-calibre candidates and local/global organisations for individual assignments and as part of a long-term account.
  2. Our depth and breadth for handling large scale, transformational recruitment projects is extensive and we have the capacity and capabilities required to provide clients with excellent service levels whilst helping achieve their objectives.

Our clients trust us to quickly attract the highest calibre and most suitable candidates first time.

  1. We access candidates that others can’t.
  2. Our customers believe we enhance their employer brand.
  3. We control the process and manage risk, allowing you to focus on your day job.
  4. We deliver sustainable results that produce long term value.

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Corporate Partner: Perspective Financial Group Ltd

Perspective (North East) Ltd’s expert, specialised financial planning and wealth management advice has helped thousands of individuals, business owners and corporate clients make full and effective use of their financial resources, so they can plan for and achieve the future they desire.

We are a Chartered firm and whole of market adviser. Many of our client relationships span more than 25 years and we frequently advise four generations of a family.

We work closely with other professional firms in the North East including leading accountants and lawyers. Our financial planners are amongst the most qualified in the industry and we train new talent in our Perspective Academy.

As well as offices in Newcastle and Darlington where we employ over 80 people, Perspective Financial Group Ltd has 25 offices and 340 people across the UK.

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Category Sponsor: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global professional body for professional accountants.

We’re a thriving global community of 241,000 members and 542,000 future members based in 178 countries and regions, who work across a wide range of sectors and industries.

We believe that accountancy is a cornerstone profession of society and is vital in helping economies, organisations and individuals to grow and prosper.

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Category Sponsor: Broad Chare Partners

Broad Chare Partners specialises in offering the highest standards of personal and tailored wealth management and expert financial planning to help individuals, families, and business owners, to achieve their financial goals.

From investment planning to retirement planning to structuring your finances for the benefit of all your family, Broad Chare Partners can help you unlock your wealth’s full potential.

Broad Chare Partners is an Appointed Representative of and represents only St. James’s Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) for the purpose of advising solely on the Group’s wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the Group’s website

Broad Chare Partners is a trading name of Broad Chare Partnership LLP.

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Category Sponsor: Swinburne Maddison LLP

Based on the outskirts of Durham City, Swinburne Maddison serves a diverse client base from private individuals and SMEs to large companies and public sector clients. We thrive on delivering bespoke solutions tailored to each individual client.  Our strapline is “legal solutions that fit” and we do exactly that.

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Category Sponsor: CIOT

The CIOT is a registered charity and the leading body in the UK for taxation professionals dealing with all aspects of taxation. Our primary purpose is to promote education in taxation. One of our key aims is to achieve a more efficient and less complex tax system for all.

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Category Sponsor: CIPFA

CIPFA, is the professional body for people in public finance.  Our members work across public services where public money needs to be effectively managed.  CIPFA North East supports members and students and other public finance professional in the region through various career development initiatives, including educational and networking events.

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Car Partner & Category Sponsor - Stratstone Jaguar Land Rover Newcastle

Official Jaguar Land Rover retailer offering both new and approved pre-owned Jaguar Land Rover models and aftersales services. Servicing and MOT repairs are carried out by fully-trained technicians and customers can enjoy our complimentary Collection and Delivery service or relax in our state-of-the-art showroom whilst taking advantage of a range of amenities including free Wi-Fi and refreshments. Find us on Facebook


Category Sponsor - AAT

AAT is the Association of Accounting Technicians, the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians. We develop finance qualifications that ensure businesses can draw upon skilled people, fully equipped to meet their challenges head-on. We have 124,000 members and students in an inclusive association of accountancy professionals worldwide.

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Charity Partner - Tiny Lives

Tiny Lives offer a safety net for parents who have entered a world completely out of their control. Having a baby that is born prematurely or sick can be a truly world-shaking experience, but we can help you through it.

We supply items, funds, staff specialists and support to the RVI Neonatal Unit in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, helping to make the Neonatal experience a little easier and more comfortable for parents, babies, siblings and family.  Once you become part of our Neonatal family, you have our support – forever.

We’re an independent charity, so all of our funds are raised by our generous supporters, we receive no government funding. We need to raise £350,000 a year to maintain our services.

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