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Business News in County Durham

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Peterlee firm hopes to make it third time lucky after award nomination

Peterlee firm hopes to make it third time lucky after award nomination

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Peterlee claims management firm Auxillis is hoping to stroll off with the honours after being shortlisted for the North East Contact Centre awards for the third year running. 

Turnover growth sees significant expansion for The Shred Centre

Turnover growth sees significant expansion for The Shred Centre

Thursday, 14 December 2017

A North East shredding business is undergoing significant expansion and extending its services across the UK, thanks to surpassing last year’s turnover figures in the first four months of its financial year.

Micropub raises a glass to business support scheme

Micropub raises a glass to business support scheme

Thursday, 14 December 2017

A micropub has become the first business on a city centre street to benefit from a scheme to support small enterprises. 

Graphene helps sportswear brand get a run on competitors

Graphene helps sportswear brand get a run on competitors

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

A UK sportswear brand has become the first company to incorporate graphene into running and fitness shoes, with the help of experts at the University of Manchester where the new wonder material was first isolated.

CPI and Durham University collaborate to commercialise nanotechnology-enabled products

CPI and Durham University collaborate to commercialise nanotechnology-enabled products

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and Durham University have announced a new collaboration to help SMEs in County Durham to accelerate the commercialisation of nanomaterial-enhanced products, supported with funds from the European Regional Development Fund. 

Train firm to create skilled jobs as it expands into County Durham

Train firm to create skilled jobs as it expands into County Durham

Monday, 11 December 2017

A TRAIN company is to open a large production site in County Durham and create 30 specialist engineering jobs over the next three years.

 

Luxury Hexham hotel partners with North East craft distillery

Luxury Hexham hotel partners with North East craft distillery

Friday, 08 December 2017

Slaley Hall is continuing to forge links with independent local suppliers after entering into a new collaboration with Durham Distillery.

Shooting stars of region's contact centre industry shortlisted for annual awards

Shooting stars of region's contact centre industry shortlisted for annual awards

Friday, 08 December 2017

THE SHOOTING stars of the North East’s contact centre industry have been unveiled as the North East Contact Centre Awards announces its shortlist, following record entries.

£4m programme to help businesses embrace digital technology

£4m programme to help businesses embrace digital technology

Thursday, 07 December 2017

A £4M programme will help small businesses in County Durham thrive in a digital world by gaining a competitive edge and maximising their growth.

Banks Mining invests six-figure sum into massive shovel at Shotton mine

Banks Mining invests six-figure sum into massive shovel at Shotton mine

Thursday, 07 December 2017

Banks Mining has doubled down on its commitment to the Shotton surface mine in Northumberland, after investing a six-figure sum in new earth moving equipment.

New MD announced for economic development organisation

New MD announced for economic development organisation

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

THE NEW managing director of the economic development organisation for County Durham will be looking to build on the excellent progress made by its team.

Durham City couple plan software revision for Special iApps educational venture

Durham City couple plan software revision for Special iApps educational venture

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

A COMPANY founded by a couple frustrated at the lack of educational apps available for their disabled son is preparing to launch a major software revision.

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