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Business Durham

Business Durham

Business Durham providing business support in County Durham

Business Durham is the economic development company for County Durham, delivering the environment for business and economic growth.

Providing support to the business community in County Durham, Business Durham acts as the business gateway to Durham County Council, and is responsible for managing a portfolio of business property, as well as attracting capital & inward investment to the County, and developing an innovative economy that attracts and supports hi-tech companies to grow and flourish.

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.

  • Chancellor urged to empower North

    Chancellor urged to empower North

    Monday, 24 November 2014

    SIX Chambers of Commerce, representing more than 12,000 businesses, have urged Chancellor George Osborne to empower industry across the North and deliver UK growth.

We work with our partners

  • Business and Enterprise Group
  • South Durham Enterprise Agency
  • Bishop Auckland College
  • Bishop Auckland College
  • Derwentside College
  • Princes Trust
  • IASP
  • UKSPA
  • 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.

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