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Business News in County Durham

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General Business News

HQ move for European travel group

HQ move for European travel group

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Durham-based European Travel Group, which owns several coach companies across the North East, is set to purchase a new head office after securing a funding boost to the tune of almost £900,000.

Foldable bike set to take cycle markets by storm

Foldable bike set to take cycle markets by storm

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

A grandfather who created a bike business inspired by his grandson is now moving through the gears of expansion through the launch of a range of new foldable eBikes.

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. 

FSB launches new wellbeing campaign for small business community

FSB launches new wellbeing campaign for small business community

Monday, 18 September 2017

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is today launching a new campaign with the health and wellbeing of small business owners, their staff and the self-employed at heart.

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.

North East Business Awards 2018: Could your company triumph in the Innovation Award?

North East Business Awards 2018: Could your company triumph in the Innovation Award?

Thursday, 14 September 2017

The search for the most innovative companies in the region is now under way as part of the North East Business Awards.

BLOG BEN GILHESPY: Supporting manufacturing growth in County Durham

BLOG BEN GILHESPY: Supporting manufacturing growth in County Durham

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Manufacturing accounts for around 15% of the North Easts GVA against a national figure and with a wealth of support available to help companies grow it's not hard to see why as Ben Gilhespy, Operations Director at the County Durham Engineering & Manufacturing Network (CDEMN) explains....

Construction firm buoyed by strong year

Construction firm buoyed by strong year

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

A County Durham-headquartered construction company has posted a huge rise in turnover and more than doubled pre-tax profits, with its order book now at an "unprecedented level" and substantial growth in activity levels "guaranteed".

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.

North East mining firm exports region's mining expertise to China

North East mining firm exports region's mining expertise to China

Friday, 08 September 2017

The North East’s centuries-old mining heritage once put the region at the heart of the industrial revolution before globalisation and privatisation led to a hobbling of the region and the UK’s mines in the 80s.

County's Engineering And Manufacturing Sectors Thriving

County's Engineering And Manufacturing Sectors Thriving

Friday, 08 September 2017

ENGINEERING and manufacturing companies across County Durham are expanding and planning for long term investment and job creation.

Architect boosts team to meet continued demand

Architect boosts team to meet continued demand

Friday, 08 September 2017

Architect Howarth Litchfield, is continuing with its detailed growth plans as demand for its award-winning architectural and interior design services increases apace and has created a further two new positions in its Durham office.

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