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Business News in County Durham

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Business News in County Durham

Read on below to find the latest business news in County Durham and the North East.

Seaham company’s staff attend Queen’s Garden Party

Seaham company’s staff attend Queen’s Garden Party

Friday, 15 June 2018

Two people from an expanding Seaham company were guests at Her Majesty the Queen’s annual Garden Party.

Durham startup FOOTY.COM expands into Manchester

Durham startup FOOTY.COM expands into Manchester

Friday, 15 June 2018

North East retail and content startup FOOTY.COM is expanding with a base in Manchester.

Exhibitors at funding and business support event announced

Exhibitors at funding and business support event announced

Thursday, 14 June 2018

The full line-up of exhibitors at a funding and business support event taking place next week has been announced.

New Hitachi test train arrives in the UK after two-month journey from Japan

New Hitachi test train arrives in the UK after two-month journey from Japan

Thursday, 14 June 2018

The first of TransPennine Express’s new Nova 1 test trains completed its two-month journey from Japan this week, arriving at the Port of Southampton on Monday.

Seaward invests to become company of the future

Seaward invests to become company of the future

Thursday, 14 June 2018

INTERNATIONAL test equipment expert Seaward Group is to transform its Peterlee manufacturing base with an investment of £500,000.

Nominations open for County Durham Environment Awards

Nominations open for County Durham Environment Awards

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Eco-friendly businesses, volunteers and great green projects are being urged to put themselves forward for awards recognising those who look after their local environment.

Shortlist announced for the North East's Best Places to Work

Shortlist announced for the North East's Best Places to Work

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The companies in the running to be named the Best Places to Work in the North East can be revealed.

Maven leads £2.7 million investment in Orchidsoft

Maven leads £2.7 million investment in Orchidsoft

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has led the £2.7 million investment in intranet software specialists Orchidsoft Limited (“Orchid”).

FinanceCamp opens the door to North East Fund for growing businesses and entrepreneurs

FinanceCamp opens the door to North East Fund for growing businesses and entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Businesses seeking information and access to the recently announced £120m North East Fund will have the chance to meet with Fund Managers on Thursday 05 July at FinanceCamp.

Boost for North East as exports up by 6.2%

Boost for North East as exports up by 6.2%

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

North East exports of goods rose by 6.2% to £13bn for the year ending March 2018, compared to the previous 12 months, according to the latest HMRC figures (published Thursday 7th June). 

Young people equipped with skills to meet employers vacancies

Young people equipped with skills to meet employers vacancies

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

YOUNG people are being offered the chance to equip themselves with the skills needed to fill existing employer vacancies.

A 'reel' catch has landed in the heart of Durham

A 'reel' catch has landed in the heart of Durham

Monday, 11 June 2018

A local, historic city has recently welcomed a new business to its streets: Freddie’s Fish & Chip Shop.

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Commercial Property In County Durham

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