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...
Recent data has shown that just 16 cities in the UK are affordable to rent in!To maintain an adequate standard of living, experts advise that tenants shouldn’t spend more than 30% of their gross income salary on rent.Using average...
Thirty-six businesses from across County Durham are the first recipients of the Durham Business Recovery Grant scheme to help them implement recovery plans to overcome the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The new £5 million grant funded by Durham County...
A County Durham roofing company – which is owned by its own employees – has reported an enormous boost in profits and sales.CA Group has seen its turnover increase by 27% in the last year, from £59.7 million to...
Simon Hanson, development manager at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), will lead the economic recovery taskforce, which has been set up by County Durham Economic Partnership (CDEP) in response to the damage done by the government's shutdown of...
A new fund designed to support local communities across County Durham who have been negatively affected by the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic has been announced today by Durham BID in partnership with Durham County Community Foundation. The Life InDurham...
Work on hundreds of new homes in Cumbria and County Durham is among a clutch of new projects won by North East engineers RWO. The Newcastle-based firm, which has seen a ‘strong’ increase in demand for civil engineering in the...
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...
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...
Electric vehicle charging points will become more widespread across County Durham in a move to reduce carbon emissions and make it easier for residents to own electric cars. As part of an ambitious plan to ensure residents without off-street parking...

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