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Business News in County Durham

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New taskforce to promote region as customer contact centre hotbed

New taskforce to promote region as customer contact centre hotbed

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Newcastle-based recruiter NRG has partnered with local authority investment team including Business Durham and LEPs as part of a new initiative to promote the north east’s growing reputation as a contact centre hotbed and encouraging more talent into the booming industry.

Why Aycliffe firm Roman is firm supporters of Future Business Magnates competition

Why Aycliffe firm Roman is firm supporters of Future Business Magnates competition

Thursday, 03 August 2017

It’s one of Aycliffe Business Park’s household names, one of Europe’s top 1,000 fastest-growing companies, and earlier this year was recognised with the Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

Shortlist revealed for 2017 North East Entrepreneurial Awards

Shortlist revealed for 2017 North East Entrepreneurial Awards

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum, in partnership with the North East LEP, has unveiled the shortlist for the 2017 North East Entrepreneurial Awards.

Students crowned champions of flagship enterprise competition

Students crowned champions of flagship enterprise competition

Friday, 07 July 2017

TALENTED students from an enterprising school have won a top award with their invention of a board game for Durham.

BLOG: Chris McCourt, Tait Walker summarises the Get Going, Get Growing corporate finance event

BLOG: Chris McCourt, Tait Walker summarises the Get Going, Get Growing corporate finance event

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Corporate Finance Associate Partner, Chris McCourt, shares his thoughts following the recent ‘Get Going, Get Growing’ finance event organised by Tait Walker, Swinburne Maddison and Business Durham. 

Captured, an innovative free business support programme comes to Durham

Captured, an innovative free business support programme comes to Durham

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Are you a business owner wanting to access skills and resources to put your ideas into action? 

 

 

Durham entrepreneur targets Dubai after Dragons’ Den defiance

Durham entrepreneur targets Dubai after Dragons’ Den defiance

Tuesday, 07 February 2017

Durham entrepreneur Angela Sterling has revealed her determination in internationally expanding her children’s language business Lingotot.

1000th apprentice Ryan Lumley

1000th apprentice supported by Durham County Council

Friday, 25 November 2016

Durham County Council has just supported its 1000th apprentice, following the launch of the innovative County Durham Apprenticeship Programme in November 2011.

School entrepreneurs get ready to Connect County Durham

School entrepreneurs get ready to Connect County Durham

Monday, 07 November 2016

AN acclaimed competition that turns schoolchildren’s creative flair into market-ready business ideas has launched, with judges looking for a product or service which could change the way we live or work.

Award-winning office building to become new business centre

Award-winning office building to become new business centre

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Commercial property specialists, Naylors, have successfully completed the sale of Salvus House, the award winning office headquarters in Durham. 

Home grown manufacturing inspiration fuels Durham’s Future Business Magnates

Home grown manufacturing inspiration fuels Durham’s Future Business Magnates

Monday, 04 July 2016

COUNTY Durham’s proud manufacturing heritage inspired dozens of bright young minds to make products for the 21st Century home as part of a popular schools competition.

Lestryne Tweedy, Dulcie Richards and Natasha Meade-Richards from the Just for Women Centre Stanley attended the first in a series of free enterprise workshops at the Durham Dales Centre running throughout 2016

Creative start-up programme to support Dales businesses

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

AN ENTERPRISING programme, which has supported more than 90 creative start-up businesses in County Durham, is launching a new series of workshops for rural business owners.

Caterpillar Peterlee supports new schools Enterprise Adviser programme

Caterpillar Peterlee supports new schools Enterprise Adviser programme

Friday, 06 May 2016

Greg Robson, who is the Training Manager at Caterpillar Peterlee, has been matched with The Academy at Shotton Hall as part of the North East LEP’s Enterprise Adviser initiative which aims to bridge the gap between business and education in the region.

Graham Moore, Head of Business Development at Atom Bank advises students taking part in the Future Business Magnates programme

Firing young imaginations to pursue career dreams

Thursday, 05 May 2016

Acclaimed business and academic leaders inspired the next generation of entrepreneurial talent at a series of events bringing North East career opportunities to life.

Gillian and Tim Arnold, with Gillian Arnold designs

Pod seeks ambitious entrepreneurs in County Durham

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

An offshoot of The Auckland Castle Trust, Pod, is looking for budding entrepreneurs to fill new low cost studio space.

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