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Business News in County Durham

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Business News in County Durham

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CPI helps develop non-invasive glucose level test for diabetics

Friday, 15 January 2016

The Centre for Process Innovation, which has three sites throughout the North East, is working with a Middlesex-based company to develop technology that could revolutionise how diabetics monitor glucose levels.

Durham law firm Swinburne Maddison LLP advises on £11.85m Hargreaves acquisition

Durham law firm Swinburne Maddison LLP advises on £11.85m Hargreaves acquisition

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Durham-based legal firm Swinburne Maddison LLP  has acted on behalf of Hargreaves Services plc, in its acquisition of Colchester-based C.A. Blackwell Group Limited for £11.85m.

St Cuthbert’s Hospice, Durham invites businesses to go head to head in charity fundraiser

St Cuthbert’s Hospice, Durham invites businesses to go head to head in charity fundraiser

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Business people with creative flair and acumen are being encouraged to take part in a fundraising contest.

Jason Maguire, CreateCity MD

Expansion of Durham business park will hope to create 100 jobs

Thursday, 14 January 2016

A business park in County Durham is to be expanded with the aim of creating more than 100 new jobs.

 

Brian Dakers, International Trade Manager, NECC. (Kevin Gibson Photography Ltd).

New figures show North East has the best exports to China and India

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Brian Dakers of NECC says strength of ports and airports helped the region's businesses benefit from development of the markets.

PROWESS: Workers at Filey Structures oversee another project. The company has secured two new contracts, which will see it help build a London business park and development at Workington Academy

Newton Aycliffe steel company Finley Structures secures 1,000-tonne contracts

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

A family run steel fabrication firm is strengthening its industry standing with work on contracts worth more than 1,000-tonnes.

British entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne has invested £500k at Bannatyne Health Club in Durham

£500k Bannatyne investment puts Durham Health Club at North East fitness forefront

Monday, 11 January 2016

Bannatyne Health Club in Durham has received a £350k boost to its equipment levels and facilities, taking total investment to £500k at the site owner by British entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne.

Gordon Banham chief executive officer of Hargreaves

Hargreaves Services acquires civil engineering business for £11.85m

Monday, 11 January 2016

Directors say the move creates new and exciting opportunities as the group extends its reach into civil engineering.

Gavin Bellamy, of Wolsingham, with SWDT's 2015 Award for Effort

Wolsingham man Gavin Bellamy gets award for putting in extra effort to pass apprenticeship

Friday, 08 January 2016

A Weardale man who left school with no qualifications has been rewarded for going back to the classroom to pass an engineering apprenticeship at the age of 31.

Housebuilder Persimmon hails land bank as revenues hit nearly £3bn

Housebuilder Persimmon hails land bank as revenues hit nearly £3bn

Friday, 08 January 2016

A HOUSEBUILDER has vowed to continue expanding, with bosses hoping a strong land bank will push revenues beyond £3bn.

Youth employment programme generates future talent pool for NE welding industry

Youth employment programme generates future talent pool for NE welding industry

Thursday, 07 January 2016

Ten North East youngsters are on track to their dream careers after securing apprenticeships with infinite learning and development and Caterpillar articulated trucks with a helping hand from Generation NE.  

 

On February 5th 2016, Bite the Ballot will make history

On February 5th 2016, Bite the Ballot will make history

Thursday, 07 January 2016

The week of February 1st-7th 2016 marks the third annual National Voter Registration Drive (NVRD). During a week of national action (1-7 Feb.), thousands of people across the UK will join Bite The Ballot (BTB) to dispel the myth that people are apathetic and uninterested in our democratic system.

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