Bernie Callaghan

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Bernie Callaghan: Development of skills lynchpin to economic growth

High-level skills training is a powerful way to invigorate the North East economy believes Bernie Callaghan

Bernie Callaghan: We need to boost UK tourism through sports

I've just returned from Trinidad, visiting partner colleges and meeting students studying for our degrees while living and often working in Trinidad and Tobago

Bernie Callaghan

Bernie Callaghan: Volunteers have a massive impact on British business

The sad news about Northern Rock Foundation’s closure will leave a large hole to be filled in many regional projects. One way forward for some of these may be to rely more on volunteers to help continue their valuable work

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Bernie Callaghan: Arts is a honey pot for visitors and tourists

The North East has long been characterised by the strength and breadth of its creative energy, spectacular live events and cultural venues

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Bernie Callaghan: Vital need to stay ahead on world stage

According to leading economists Goldman Sachs, it’s Asia that will be making the news in 2020

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Bernie Callaghan: Positive memories can translate into business growth

It’s not what we have, it’s what we do that’s important. The growing “experience economy” crystallises the importance of memories over materialism; of experiences over “things”

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Bernie Callaghan: Clubs need astute commercial leaders to survive

I'm lucky enough to be heading down to Wembley this weekend for the Cup Final between Sunderland and Manchester City. There’s going to be some high emotions at the event, whatever the result

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Bernie Callaghan: Crowdfunding's a credible system for raising finance

For small and start-up businesses, crowdfunding is fast becoming a credible alternative financial system. The newly published Centre for Cities report said that the North East lagged behind in terms of business start-up

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Bernie Callaghan: The concept of servant leadership in turbulent times

What sort of leaders does the region, its businesses and its public sector organisations need?

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Bernie Callaghan: A memorable year - professionally and personally

Happy New Year. It's a good time to look forward and also to reflect.  Last year was particularly memorable for me both professionally and personally

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