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Business News in County Durham

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Start up in County Durham

Could your company be one of two startups or scaleups tech giant Sage is looking for?

Could your company be one of two startups or scaleups tech giant Sage is looking for?

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Newcastle-headquartered technology leader Sage is on the hunt for two North East-based startup or scale-up businesses to take part in a residential visit to Atlanta.

 

Middle Eastern king strikes deal with small business based in Newton Aycliffe

Middle Eastern king strikes deal with small business based in Newton Aycliffe

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

A SMALL business which champions North-East craftsmanship has just completed a job with its most high profile client to date – a Middle Eastern king.

Richard Whittaker and Paul Mitchell of Orcuma, based at Tanfield Lea Business Centre

Software firm Orcuma on cloud nine after making exclusive contracts shortlist

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Tanfield Lea Business Centre tenants  hopes getting on the G Cloud 9 framework will opens doors to a host of new lucrative contracts

Maven Capital Partners opens Durham office to manage  £20m Finance Durham Fund

Maven Capital Partners opens Durham office to manage £20m Finance Durham Fund

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Newly recruited team will provide flexible funding packages for local SMEs.

An Advisory Board: 7 Reasons They are Critical to the Scalable Startup

An Advisory Board: 7 Reasons They are Critical to the Scalable Startup

Monday, 24 July 2017

Many entrepreneurs make the mistake of believing they can do it all: they’ve identified a need, created and designed a product, implemented a mission and strategy, and probably have began to see interest within the market. So why would they need the advice of others? 

North East manufacturing sector is growing faster than any other region

North East manufacturing sector is growing faster than any other region

Monday, 24 July 2017

The North East’s manufacturing sector is enjoying a resurgence with new firms launching at a faster rate than anywhere in the UK.

North East tech firms join up with Generator to launch Digital Bootcamp

North East tech firms join up with Generator to launch Digital Bootcamp

Monday, 24 July 2017

North East business support organisation Generator is launching an 8-week programme aimed at helping to plug the region’s digital skills gap.

County Durham Housing Schemes Set for Green Light

County Durham Housing Schemes Set for Green Light

Monday, 24 July 2017

Almost 600 new homes could be built across County Durham after three separate planning applications, including one that was blocked just five months ago, were recommended for approval ahead of a planning committee meeting tomorrow (25 July).

Port of Tyne diversification supports County Durham energy firm Oxbow

Port of Tyne diversification supports County Durham energy firm Oxbow

Monday, 24 July 2017

Officials at the Port of Tyne say this month’s first 50,000-tonne shipment of petroleum coke from County Durham energy operator Oxbow highlights its future intent.

Senior hire at Aycliffe based Finley Structures

Senior hire at Aycliffe based Finley Structures

Friday, 21 July 2017

Newton Aycliffe-based Finley Structures has made a senior appointment from national structural steel giant Severfield.

Engineering firm sees Aycliffe move as fertile land for scaleup

Engineering firm sees Aycliffe move as fertile land for scaleup

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Engineering consultancy M5tec has moved to a larger office space in County Durham to facilitate its ongoing growth.

Pharma firm GSK to invest millions in North East

Pharma firm GSK to invest millions in North East

Thursday, 20 July 2017

GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) factory in Barnard Castle is set to receive a share of a £140m investment at the same time that the future of its Cumbria plant is put at risk.

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Commercial Property In County Durham

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