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Tax penalties and what you need to know

Tax penalties and what you need to know

Other posts by  |  Colin Corlett on Google+ |  January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

What happens if you are late filing your taxes? Accountant and tourism industry expert Colin Corlett takes a look at taxes and the various penalties for late filing – and how to avoid them.

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Quality in Tourism consultancy service offers support, advice

Quality in Tourism consultancy service offers support, advice

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quality in Tourism is much more than an assessment service. It also covers the provision of advice and a consultancy service. Find out how to make take advantage off all that is offered by Quality in Tourism. Gary Swarbrooke with the assessment service discusses.

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Furniture offers for tourism businesses

Furniture offers for tourism businesses

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Online furniture store www.grandfurniture.co.uk is offering special discounts for businesses in the tourism industury, including bundle offers. Find out more.

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How to market a holiday cottage

How to market a holiday cottage

Other posts by  |  Colin Corlett on Google+ |  December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are you an accommodation owner or set to open a B&B, guest house or small hotel. Colin Corlett, marketing manager at booking accommodation website Northumbrian Byways, shares his expertise and gives guidance on how to start and where to begin. In his first article he looks at occupancy rates and pricing.

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Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership and Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site Joint Annual Forum Oct. 18

Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership and Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site Joint Annual Forum Oct. 18

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Joint Annual Forum of the Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership and the Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site on Oct. 18 will allow attendees to review past work and future challenges for the AONB Partnership and learn about Grey Seals at the Farne Islands, among other things.

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Kielder dark sky bid gets support from Forestry Commission chief

Kielder dark sky bid gets support from Forestry Commission chief

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pam Warhust, the Chair of Forestry Commission has given her backing and praise to the Kielder dark sky bid and Kielder’s soaring ambitions after visiting Kielder Observatory to support a bid to create Europe’s largest area of protected night sky in Northumberland.

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Birdwatching Northumberland at British Birdwatching Fair, secures Northumberland’s place as key birdwatching destination

Birdwatching Northumberland at British Birdwatching Fair, secures Northumberland’s place as key birdwatching destination

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you are a keen birdwatcher you will be glad to hear that Northumberland is further establishing itself as a premier birdwatching destination in the UK as it attends the British Birdwatching Fair at Rutland, Leicestershire, this weekend.

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Northumberland National Park reports on Green transport activities

Northumberland National Park reports on Green transport activities

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Northumberland National Park Authority presents its report on Green Transport following Green Transport Week 2012 which took place at the end of June. Highlights include growth in the use of the Hadrian’s Wall Bus Service, a reduced carbon footprint, and an increased commitment to use of electric vehicles.

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Northumberland tourism businesses to meet planners about public transport in support of Green Transport Week 2012

Northumberland tourism businesses to meet planners about public transport in support of Green Transport Week 2012

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tourism businesses and communities of West Northumberland, the North Pennines and the Hadrian’s Wall corridor will soon be able to meet public transport planners and providers face-to-face to learn more about getting around the area using rail, bus and cycle routes. The drop-in surgery  will be held in The Teasdale Room of The National Park […]

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EU Cookie law compliance support and information

EU Cookie law compliance support and information

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you operate a website in the European Union and your website uses cookies, you must be sure to inform site visitors and seek their consent for your use of cookies. A new EU law about cookies came into force across Europe and in the UK on May 26, 2012. The law is popularly termed the  […]

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New chair for Northumberland Tourism

New chair for Northumberland Tourism

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  May 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mary Coyle MBE is the new Chair of Northumberland Tourism’s Interim Board. She is a trustee of the Newcastle University staff pension plan, and a member of the International Advisory Board for Newcastle University Business School. She brings a wealth of industry and community experience to the organisation.

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Flying the flag for North East food and drink

Flying the flag for North East food and drink

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

A woman with a strong and varied background in business is set to fly the flag for food and drink in the North East of England. Jane Hogan is set to increase the profile of food and drink producers, sellers and hospitality businesses across the North East of England. She has been appointed as the new Business Development Manager at Taste North East and her role is to find new markets for and to support any food or drink-based businesses in the North East to reach their full potential – from those who grow and make to those that sell, prepare or serve food and drink.

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Newsletter packed with relevant info and advice

Newsletter packed with relevant info and advice

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

www.thisisnorthuberland.com is set to launch a new tourism business and organisation newsletter which will be packed with information on PR, marketing, tourism industry updates and site updates.

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Tyneside could hold key to unlocking economic growth

Tyneside could hold key to unlocking economic growth

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

More than 150 delegates from 15 countries will arrive on Tyneside next week to attend an international conference on how to promote economic growth.
The experts will discuss the findings of the latest report by the OECD on how regions – large and small, deprived and prosperous – can create growth at a time when the UK and much of Europe is struggling with debts and austerity.

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Newcastle: Tax Investigations

Newcastle: Tax Investigations

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the United Kingdom, citizens are expected to pay taxes. As part of this a government office known as HM Revenue and Customs or HMRC was established to insure that proper taxes were collected. As a result the HM Revenue and Customs was granted a wide range of powers of investigation. Whenever this agency is looking […]

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Exploring the defence of the realm

Exploring the defence of the realm

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Businesses involved in tourism are encouraged to attend the next coast and country event which will focus on the Defence of the Realm. The day will be set in Elsdon, in Northumberland National Park.

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Be bold, different, business told at sustainable tourism event

Be bold, different, business told at sustainable tourism event

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tourism businesses in Northumberland are asked to embrace new ways of supporting one another and the visitor economy. Manda Brookman, director of the Cornwall Sustainable Tourism Network (CoaST), delivered the message at a two-day sustainable tourism conference in Berwick recently.

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