A County Durham entrepreneur takes a step to success after launching his new online business, with support from Durham City Incubator. Networking platform, Scientistt, which provides a networking tool for research students and academic research groups, as well as promoting...
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...
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...
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...
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...
With the sales upon us, many County Durham consumers will be hunting for bargains –not only on the high street but also over the internet.With this in mind, a new initiative has been...
The ongoing development of a Durham City business park could lead to the creation of 6,000 jobs and boost the local economy by £400 million.The Aykley Heads business park – just a few minutes’ walk from Durham’s city centre...
With Brexit fast approaching, and little sign of a deal on the table, many people in the north east have begun asking how leaving the EU will impact them.From trade tariffs and job security to the impacts on business...
It is hoped that the merger of two of County Durham’s credit union banks will bring benefits to savers.The merger of NEFirst Credit Union and Prince Bishops Community Bank took place on 1st June 2018, following a detailed review...
Do you ever think about how much money and energy you waste by leaving lights on unnecessarily?Here are some sobering statistics. Leaving just one light on overnight can cost a business £24 per year. By ensuring four lights in...

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