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Business Durham

Business Durham

Business Durham providing business support in County Durham

Business Durham provides dynamic and proactive support to the business community in County Durham, and is the business gateway to Durham County Council.
Business Durham is the first point of contact for businesses operating in County Durham, offering advice and guidance to support their growth and development, and providing businesses with an easy route in to County Council services that they may need to access.  Business Durham also promotes enterprise and business start-up within the County, working closely with partners to raise aspirations and encourage an enterprise culture.

  • Call out for sponsors to make Lumiere 2015 shining reality

    Call out for sponsors to make Lumiere 2015 shining reality

    Friday, 01 August 2014

    Following the Cabinet decision of 15 July, Artichoke is delighted that Durham County Council has agreed to match the amount of £500,000 offered by Arts Council England, together with £100,000 of in-kind support towards a fourth Lumiere light festival for 2015.

We work with our partners

  • Business and Enterprise Group
  • South Durham Enterprise Agency
  • Bishop Auckland College
  • Bishop Auckland College
  • Derwentside College
  • Princes Trust
  • IASP
  • NDEF
  • This is Durham
  • NECC
  • Durham County Council
  • UKTI
  • Acumen Trust

Who are Business Durham?

  • Start Up +

    We aim to develop an entrepreneurial culture through enterprise promotion
  • Premises +

    We will help you find the right premises to suit your business needs  
  • An easy route +

    We will provide businesses with an easy route in to county council services that they may need to access
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  • Funds & Finance

Whether you are looking for grants, loans or equity for your business, we have a searchable database that will help create a bespoke report containing the funds and schemes that are relevant to your business.

Find out more