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North East Developing Consensus Group

Emma Carhart, OurMindsWork and Juliet Smithson, LionHeart



Fiona Graham, Womble Bond Dickinson

Newcastle United Foundation and
Robertson Construction




Robert Langley MA FCIArb

Tom Harrison, Chair of IC3, International Centre for Connected Construction

Committee Meeting

Quiz with Matrics

CPD Event - The North East LEP Commercial Property Investment Fund

CPD Event - Mental Health Awareness Webinar

Quiz with Matrics

Committee Meeting (via Zoom)

CPD Event - What next for landlords and tenants - We can work it out!

CPD Event - Social Value in Construction

Social Walk

Committee Meeting

Annual General Meeting

CPD Event  -  Recent developments in Construction Law; Cases and Statutory Change

CPD Event  - Non-Executives in the Dock!

Committee Meeting

Social Walk

Committee Meeting

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Committee Meeting

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8 January

21 January

28 January

26 February

4 March

12 March

26 March

23 April

6 May

11 May

13 May

21 May

25 June

15 July

21 July

3 September

24 September

29 October

5 November

12 November

3 December

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Committee Meeting + Lunch

Supper with Matrics

CPD Event - Health, Safety, Wellbeing -
The Future

Annual Network Supper

CPD Event - Top tips on Tax for Property Investors and Budget Preview

Committee Meeting + Lunch

CPD Event - Reducing Stress:  An Introduction to Construction Agreements

Committee Meeting (via Zoom)

CPD Event (via Zoom) - Economy, Stock Market and Property Update including advice on Financial Planning

AGM and Quiz (via Zoom)

CPD Event (via Zoom) -
Restrictions on CRAR and Forfeiture

CPD Event (via Zoom) -
Planning for the Future: White Paper and Changes to the Planning System

CPD Event (Zoom video/telephone audio call) (Re)-imagine – the Future Workplace Experience

Committee Meeting + Lunch

Supper with Matrics

CPD Event (via Zoom)
Has Covid Killed the High Street?

CPD Event (via Zoom)
Open plan offices: advances in acoustic design

10 January

16 January

31 January

20 February

28 February

13 March

27 March

24 July

24 July

30 July

21 August

25 September

30 October

6 November

12 November

19 November

11 December



Malcolm Shiels, Summers-Inman and Chair of the IOSH Construction Board

£825 raised for two charities

David Hicks, Tax Director at Deloitte Newcastle


Neil Williamson, Associate
Construction and Engineering Department, Ward Hadaway


Diane O’Connor, Wealth Management Consultant at St. James’s Place and Lawson Shepherd, Head of Property Distribution at Orchard Street Investment Management


Malcolm Davies, Director,
High Court & Civil Enforcement Officer at Elliott Davies

Sandra Manson, Senior Director, Pegasus Group

Lee Daniels, Global Product Manager Workplace & Occupancy Strategy, EMEA Experience Lead JLL Corporate Solutions



Paul Swinney, Director of Policy and Research, Centre for Cities

Jack Harvie-Clark
Managing Director of Apex Acoustics



Past Events





Committee Meeting + Lunch

CPD Event - Salary & Recruiting Trends 2019 and looking at what workers really want

Annual Network Supper

CPD Event -
Restrictive Covenants – A Salutary Tale

Committee Meeting + Lunch

CPD Event - Development of Gateshead Quays: The next phase

Committee Meeting + Lunch


Day at Newcastle Races

CPD Event - All you ever wanted to know about Property and Tax and were too afraid to ask

Committee Meeting + Lunch

Committee Meeting + Lunch

Wine Tasting

CPD Event - Economy and Stock Market update including advice on Financial Planning Opportunities

Committee Meeting + Lunch

Supper with Matrics

CPD Event - Mines and minerals issues, and an update on the agricultural market

CPD Event - There's More to Fire Risk than Cladding

11 January

25 January

21 February

22 February

15 March

29 March

3 May

9 May

27 June

28 June

5 July

6 September

12 September

27 September

8 November

14 November

15 November

6 December


Georgina Guest & Laura Kemp, Hays Specialist Recruitment


Fiona Graham
Womble Bond Dickinson


Peter Udall, Service Director Gateshead Council




Emma Reilly, Associate Director Tax, Deloitte LLP




Diane O'Connor, Wealth Management Consultant,
St James's Place



David Towns, Partner and
Elizabeth Earle, Senior Associate, Muckle LLP

James Cullen, Head of Building Surveying, George F White LLP

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