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Business News in County Durham

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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.

Durham's Esh Group lays foundations for future with £5m tech investment and major restructure

Durham's Esh Group lays foundations for future with £5m tech investment and major restructure

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Construction company Esh Group is driving forward a multi-million pound restructure and investment programme to prepare for future growth, its new managing director has revealed.

The Cake Lady proves apprentices are the recipe for business success

The Cake Lady proves apprentices are the recipe for business success

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

A budding entrepreneur has proved she has the recipe for success after turning her passion into a flourishing business.

Durham's Esh Group lands national Prince of Wales' Responsible Business Award

Durham's Esh Group lands national Prince of Wales' Responsible Business Award

Friday, 07 July 2017

Construction firm Esh Group has scooped a national award for part of its work with schools.

County Durham's Banks Group in ‘strong position’ after shrugging off coal sector issues

County Durham's Banks Group in ‘strong position’ after shrugging off coal sector issues

Friday, 07 July 2017

A FAMILY-OWNED County Durham energy and property company says it remains in a “strong position” after shrugging off coal industry fluctuations.

A decade of success for Durham Oktoberfest

A decade of success for Durham Oktoberfest

Thursday, 06 July 2017

This year marks the ten-year milestone for Oktoberfest, which has become a proven platform to business growth.

Newton Aycliffe's South Durham University Technical College delivers jobs boost in growth

Newton Aycliffe's South Durham University Technical College delivers jobs boost in growth

Wednesday, 05 July 2017

A £10M engineering centre of excellence is doubling its workforce to build on a successful first year.

Businesses tap into North East’s burgeoning rail sector

Businesses tap into North East’s burgeoning rail sector

Tuesday, 04 July 2017

MORE than 100 businesses from across the North East heard how they could tap into the billion pound rail sector at a sell-out conference.

Business rates consultation - have your say

Business rates consultation - have your say

Friday, 30 June 2017

Durham County Council is consulting with businesses to develop a new business rates relief scheme for revaluation support following the chancellors budget statement.  As this affects small and medium sized businesses, the views of businesses on how the council will implement this policy are being sought. 

South Durham University Technical College bosses hail 'brilliant' first year after Hitachi and Gestamp support

South Durham University Technical College bosses hail 'brilliant' first year after Hitachi and Gestamp support

Friday, 30 June 2017

A £10M engineering centre of excellence was hailed as “one of the greatest educational success stories of the North- East” yesterday during celebrations of its first year.

Outgoing Business Durham boss Simon Goon hails region's momentum ahead of departure

Outgoing Business Durham boss Simon Goon hails region's momentum ahead of departure

Thursday, 29 June 2017

AN outgoing business development boss says the region will continue being an attractive place for investment and growth long after his departure.

Skills development in young people vital to economic prosperity

Skills development in young people vital to economic prosperity

Thursday, 29 June 2017

DEVELOPING the skills of young people is vital to ensure long term economic growth and prosperity in the North East.

Accountancy Firm Expands County Durham Presence

Accountancy Firm Expands County Durham Presence

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

An accountancy firm has expanded its office space at County Durham's The Greenhouse after outgrowing its current site.

EBAC Team Take Three Peaks Challenge

EBAC Team Take Three Peaks Challenge

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Eight intrepid employees from Aycliffe based Ebac are undertaking the Three Peaks challenge, carrying with them D’Humfrey, an Ebac dehumidifier weighing 13kg.

Employee-owned County Durham company sees sales and profit soar

Employee-owned County Durham company sees sales and profit soar

Monday, 19 June 2017

A major roofing company that employs more than 200 people in County Durham has had a record breaking year after after boosting revenue by £16.5m.

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