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Business News in County Durham

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Business News in County Durham

Read on below to find the latest business news in County Durham and the North East.

ResQ appoints new Chief Financial Officer Jon Hunter

ResQ appoints new Chief Financial Officer Jon Hunter

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

ResQ, the UK based contact centre business has today announced the appointment of Jon Hunter as Chief Financial Officer.

PD Ports bolsters position in UK steel industry following multi-million-pound expansion

PD Ports bolsters position in UK steel industry following multi-million-pound expansion

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

PD Ports has announced a multi-million-pound investment at Groveport in partnership with international steel trader All Steels Trading.

Apprentices wanted at Durham County Council

Apprentices wanted at Durham County Council

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

The region’s largest council is looking to recruit 66 apprentices to a wide range of posts, from entry to degree level.

Fitted kitchen manufacturer launches new brand

Fitted kitchen manufacturer launches new brand

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

A County Durham manufacturer of cabinets and worktops for fitted kitchens has unveiled a new brand identity following a management buyout (MBO) last year.

County Durham firm secures European distribution through new partnership

County Durham firm secures European distribution through new partnership

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

A County Durham logistics firm has partnered with a national network to begin transporting hazardous products around the UK and Europe.

 

Twenty new jobs created from manufacturing support programme

Twenty new jobs created from manufacturing support programme

Monday, 20 May 2019

Twenty new jobs have been created since a support programme to help County Durham engineering and manufacturing companies to grow launched.

Returning entrepreneur works with Durham law firm to launch new business - and already plans to create 20 jobs

Returning entrepreneur works with Durham law firm to launch new business - and already plans to create 20 jobs

Monday, 20 May 2019

Andrew Gibson, a northeast entrepreneur who moved to America in 2009, has recently returned to launch a brand-new business venture in Lanchester, County Durham with assistance from Durham city’s leading law firm, Swinburne Maddison LLP (Swinburne Maddison).

Entrepreneurs invited to space-tech event in Sedgefield

Entrepreneurs invited to space-tech event in Sedgefield

Friday, 17 May 2019

ENTREPRENEURS are being invited to an event to learn about starting and growing their own space-tech business.

Esh Civils appointed to deliver £35m of construction works on new North East dual carriageway

Esh Civils appointed to deliver £35m of construction works on new North East dual carriageway

Friday, 17 May 2019

Construction work is underway on the next phase of a multi-million pound project of improvements to Sunderland's road network.

Aycliffe-built Azuma train enters service

Aycliffe-built Azuma train enters service

Thursday, 16 May 2019

One of Hitachi’s Newton Aycliffe-built Azuma train carried passengers on the East Coast Main Line for the first time this week.

North East developer to transform historic school thanks to six-figure funding

North East developer to transform historic school thanks to six-figure funding

Thursday, 16 May 2019

A Seaham-based property developer has secured funding from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to transform a historic school building into an apartment complex.

County Durham investment event to help support business growth

County Durham investment event to help support business growth

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Further to the publication of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (NELEP) second annual ‘Our Economy’ report, the £120m regional investment programme, North East Fund, is encouraging SMEs to attend its next funding support event being held in County Durham.

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