Business Durham is helping companies across County Durham manage and deal with the current economic challenges by signposting them to the help they need in order to adapt and thrive. The COVID-19 crisis will continue to affect businesses in different...
More funding is being made available to help County Durham’s rural businesses and residents access a faster internet connection. Durham County Council is adding £500,000 to top up a government funding scheme, helping to connect properties in some of the...
Small and medium-sized County Durham businesses are to receive a £160,000 boost to help them cut carbon emissions.As well as being good for the environment, this investment should help the SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) save cash.The money has...
Image courtesy of Camilo Rueda López - Flickr I work with business people all over North East England on a daily basis, and since I also network at digital marketing conferences, I get to talk to business and marketing people from around...
Over 1,000 County Durham businesses have received grant money to support them during the Coronavirus mess Staff at the Council have worked since receiving government guidance late last week to contact businesses whose properties qualify for the grants.The council has...
A Northern packaging and print firm is entering a new era following its owner’s decision to hand over the reins. Russell Croisdale has been Managing Director of The Encore Group, which comprises print, packaging and envelope divisions in Washington, Peterlee...
Seven Country Durham entrepreneurs are on track for success after signing up to a six-month accelerator programme at Durham City Incubator (DCI).DCI was set up in 2018 as a joint venture between Durham University, New College Durham and Business...
The Council is urging businesses to take advantage of the support packages announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Friday. This includes accessing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which will see the Government pay 80 per cent of...
More than 7,000 grants have been paid to County Durham businesses to help them deal with the effects of the government lockdown To date, The Council has now paid more than £76 million, which is 85 percent of the overall...
Businesses in County Durham are urged to be vigilant against scams and fraud during uncertainty caused by the lockdown During the lockdown, businesses across the UK have been targeted by scams such as false Government grant phone calls, malicious email...

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