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Business News in County Durham

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Mum’s mealtime frustrations spill over into new baby business

Mum’s mealtime frustrations spill over into new baby business

Thursday, 27 April 2017

A Durham mum who grew frustrated with the mess made during her baby daughter’s mealtimes has seen her new creation attract global attention.

Barnard Castle's GlaxoSmithKline sees sales rise as demand lifts spirits

Barnard Castle's GlaxoSmithKline sees sales rise as demand lifts spirits

Thursday, 27 April 2017

A County Durham drugs firm has outdone analysts’ expectations after strong demand helped deliver higher sales.

North East housing group to invest over £30m in new homes

North East housing group to invest over £30m in new homes

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

County Durham Housing Group has announced plans to invest more than £30m in new homes across the North East.

Rap star will.i.am joins Durham company Atom Bank as 'strategic advisor'

Rap star will.i.am joins Durham company Atom Bank as 'strategic advisor'

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Rap superstar will.i.am has joined the board of County Durham company Atom Bank in one of the more unusual business link-ups the North East has ever seen.

Maven Capital Partners backs Newton Aycliffe Firm

Maven Capital Partners backs Newton Aycliffe Firm

Monday, 24 April 2017

A Newton Aycliffe-based developer of online co-investment platforms has secured the backing of Maven Capital Partners.

Childhood dream to a £1m business: How Jordan McCabe realised her ambitions

Childhood dream to a £1m business: How Jordan McCabe realised her ambitions

Monday, 24 April 2017

At the age of 21, Jordan McCabe is running a business that is approaching £1m sales and fulfilling a childhood dream. 

Husqvarna marks milestone as one millionth robotic lawnmower is produced

Husqvarna marks milestone as one millionth robotic lawnmower is produced

Monday, 24 April 2017

County Durham manufacturer Husqvarna Group has marked a milestone at its facility after the one millionth robotic lawnmower rolled off the production line.

Are you a business owner wanting to access skills and resources?

Are you a business owner wanting to access skills and resources?

Friday, 21 April 2017

Are you a business owner wanting to access skills and resources to put your ideas into action?
If so, Newcastle University Business School would like to talk to you about Captured, an innovative free programme to help your business.

IT Specialist PNTS adds two to its NETPark based team

IT Specialist PNTS adds two to its NETPark based team

Friday, 21 April 2017

Following on from its recent move to new offices at NETPark Incubator, growing IT specialist Professional Network Technology Solutions (PNTS) has announced it has doubled its team with two new appointments.

New £2m funding deal to support hotel refurbishment and expansion for hospitality operator

New £2m funding deal to support hotel refurbishment and expansion for hospitality operator

Friday, 21 April 2017

STR Enterprises Ltd, the company which runs three well-regarded North East hotels as well as the Centurion Bar at Central Station, is to embark on a refurbishment drive across its portfolio after securing a new funding deal with HSBC.

County Durham Roman wins Queens Award

County Durham Roman wins Queens Award

Friday, 21 April 2017

Newton Aycliffe based, leading international shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, have received The Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

Landscaping firm flourishes into blooming business

Landscaping firm flourishes into blooming business

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Scott Ellwood sowed the seeds for his new landscaping venture more than a decade ago. Now he’s reaping the rewards after seeing his fledgling firm flourish into a blossoming business.

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