October 4: CRUTES law firm and RMT Financial Management seminar for women focusing on employment and private client issues, wealth management and guidance on how to manage the complexities of work and home life, Wynyard Rooms, Billingham. Details from Emma Hague on 01642 623400.

October 5: INSURANCE Institute of Middlesbrough annual dinner, Thistle Hotel, Middlesbrough.

October 5: INSURANCE Institute of Middlesbrough annual dinner, Thistle Hotel, Middlesbrough. Details from Andrea Matthews on 01642 666083.

October 8: MIDDLESBROUGH Business Forum with The Apprentice star Kristina Grimes, Teesside University Centurion Building, Middlesbrough, 5pm. Details from 01642 322544 or book online at: www.middlesbroughbusinessforum.co.uk

October 18: HARTLEPOOL Business Forum property road show, Hartlepool Maritime Experience, 5.15pm. Details from John Megson on 01429 867677.

October 19: INSTITUTE of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ audit and assurance faculty roadshow, including the Companies Act 2006. Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham, details from Emma Garthwaite on 020 7920 8493 or email emma.garthwaite@icaew.com

October 26: TASTE of Africa Awards Dinner, Hotel Tall Trees, near Yarm. Details from Anne Sykes on 01642 343494.

October 30: TEESSIDE Safety Group meeting on system edge protection, Marton Hotel and Country Club, Middlesbrough, 1pm. Details from Maurice Adamson on 01642 295174.

November 1: NORTH East Business Executive of the Year Awards, organised by the Evening Gazette and The Journal, Newcastle Marriott Hotel, Gosforth Park. Details from Kirsty Tarn, on 0191 201 6072.

November 22: HARTLEPOOL Business Forum meeting on maximising your sales, Hartlepool Maritime Experience, 5.15pm. Details from John Megson on 01429 867677.

November 27: TEESSIDE Safety Group meeting on workplace health connect, Marton Hotel and Country Club, Middlesbrough, 1pm. Details from Maurice Adamson on 01642 295174.

December 4: NORTH East SHE Partnership (NESHEP) meeting, exhibition area, Wilton Centre, 9.30am for 10am. Details from Alan Bassett on 01642 457006 or alan.bassett@trmsonline.com

December 6: NOF Energy annual dinner and awards, Hardwick Hall hotel, Sedgefield. Details from 0191 240 7008.

January 10: HARTLEPOOL Business Forum start-up road show, Hartlepool Maritime Experience, 5.15pm. Details from John Megson on 01429 867677.

January 24: HARTLEPOOL Business Forum meeting on crisis management, Hartlepool Maritime Experience, 5.15pm. Details from John Megson on 01429 867677.

January 29: TEESSIDE Safety Group meeting waste management plans, Marton Hotel and Country Club, Middlesbrough, 1pm. Details from Maurice Adamson on 01642 295174.

Feburary 21: HARTLEPOOL Business Forum meeting on access to finance with a difference, Hartlepool Maritime Experience, 5.15pm. Details from John Megson on 01429 867677.

February 26: TEESSIDE Safety Group meeting on CDM regulations, Marton Hotel and Country Club, Middlesbrough, 1pm. Details from Maurice Adamson on 01642 295174.

March 25: TEESSIDE Safety Group meeting on human nature, Marton Hotel and Country Club, Middlesbrough, 1pm. Details from Maurice Adamson on 01642 295174.

March 27: HARTLEPOOL Business Forum meeting on marketing and advertising, Hartlepool Maritime Experience, 5.15pm. Details from John Megson on 01429 867677.

April 17: HARTLEPOOL Business Forum meeting on motivation, interpersonal skills and body language, Hartlepool Maritime Experience, 5.15pm. Details from John Megson on 01429 867677.

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