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Business News in County Durham

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MPs and business experts to discuss Britain's exit from the EU

MPs and business experts to discuss Britain's exit from the EU

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

REGIONAL business experts and politicians will debate the challenges and opportunities facing industry as Britain prepares for its exit from the EU.

Rail opportunities to be highlighted at Oktoberfest

Rail opportunities to be highlighted at Oktoberfest

Monday, 16 October 2017

OPPORTUNITIES for regional firms to capitalise on the growth of the rail sector are to be outlined at this year’s Durham Oktoberfest.

Hitachi unveils first UK built commuter trains at Newton Aycliffe factory

Hitachi unveils first UK built commuter trains at Newton Aycliffe factory

Friday, 13 October 2017

TRAIN builder Hitachi has unveiled the first UK built commuter trains to be completed at its Newton Aycliffe factory.

AMAP forum to focus on digital aspects of maintenance

AMAP forum to focus on digital aspects of maintenance

Thursday, 05 October 2017

BUSINESSES will be given an insight into how data analysis and digital tools can enhance productivity at this year’s Durham Oktoberfest.

Fledgling businesses offered help to grow

Fledgling businesses offered help to grow

Thursday, 05 October 2017

BUDDING entrepreneurs are being offered extra help to get their fledgling businesses off the ground.

North East craft entrepreneur scales empire with Worcestershire expansion

North East craft entrepreneur scales empire with Worcestershire expansion

Monday, 02 October 2017

Crafter’s Companion, the popular North-East craft company founded by Sara Davies MBE, has launched a new store in Evesham, Worcestershire.

£20 million Finance Durham fund managed by Maven Capital Partners completes first deal investing into craft distillery Durham Gin

£20 million Finance Durham fund managed by Maven Capital Partners completes first deal investing into craft distillery Durham Gin

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

The Finance Durham fund managed by Maven Capital Partners has completed its first deal, investing £250,000 in the region’s largest small-batch craft distillery, Durham Gin.

Roman Celebrate Queens Award

Roman Celebrate Queens Award

Monday, 18 September 2017

Leading international shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, celebrates winning the Queens Award for international trade with all staff at Roman Headquarters. 

Training firm set to make impact at Tees biomass power station

Training firm set to make impact at Tees biomass power station

Friday, 15 September 2017

A training firm which specialises in emotional intelligence has been awarded a contract to deliver behaviour-based safety training at the world’s largest new-build Biomass Power station construction site.

New jobs and investment put Peterlee on the map

New jobs and investment put Peterlee on the map

Friday, 15 September 2017

Hundreds of jobs have been created and millions of pounds of investment have been secured for Peterlee Business Park.

County Durham companies book for incubator zone

County Durham companies book for incubator zone

Friday, 15 September 2017

COUNTY Durham new starts, micro firms and growing SMEs are targeting new business leads after booking their place at this year’s Oktoberfest.

Popular networking event celebrates second birthday

Popular networking event celebrates second birthday

Thursday, 14 September 2017

A POPULAR networking event which has connected hundreds of businesses in County Durham has celebrated its second birthday.

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Free trade mission to Dublin for Durham businesses

Monday, 11 September 2017

Join an exciting new initiative, free of charge, designed to help Durham based companies boost their international sales. Register now to access up to £5,000 of bespoke support and participate in a programme to assess your sales potential in Dublin. 

Lanchester Wines Acquisition Named Deal Of The Month

Lanchester Wines Acquisition Named Deal Of The Month

Monday, 11 September 2017

Durham-based Lanchester Wines' acquisition of a luxury confectionery business has been named Insider's Deal of the Month.

Caterpillar truck made in Peterlee helps save lives in flood-hit Texas

Caterpillar truck made in Peterlee helps save lives in flood-hit Texas

Monday, 11 September 2017

AN articulated truck made in the North-East has helped save lives in flood-hit Texas, a company has confirmed.

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