Entrepeneur in the running for top award

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A BUSINESS boss from Whitburn is in the running for a prestigious entrepreneur’s award.

Nigel Begg, founder and managing director of leading IT company Aspire, has been shortlisted in the entrepreneur category in the coveted Insider Media Dealmaker Awards.

The winners will be announced next month.

Mr Begg worked in IT in London for 20 years before founding Aspire in 2006 with fellow director Chris Fraser. Since then the company has recorded year-on-year growth, and now employs more than 50 people at its centres in Gateshead, Hebburn and