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We work with hundreds of companies in County Durham every year forging long-term partnerships. We help businesses to accelerate their growth and support their long-term sustainability.
If you’re unsure of the support you need, contact us. We can work with you to make sure you get the help you need:
• Access to Durham County Council services
• Access to finance
• Accommodation: office space to industrial units
• Recruitment, skills availability and training support
• Identifying suppliers, customers and competitors
• Introductions to universities and research institutes
• Strategic information on regional and national programmes
• Support programmes aimed at various points along the business lifecycle
With our extensive knowledge of the county, we specialise in making connections and spotting opportunities to catalyse business growth and success.
Want to find out how we can help your business? Get in touch with our knowledgable team of experts today.
If you're starting a business in County Durham our dedicated and experienced team provide bespoke and impartial support to your business.
Aspect Facades started with a two-person office on Business Durham’s Dabble Duck Industrial Estate in Shildon in 2017. Since then we have supported their business as they have expanded, moving four times and taking on more staff.
County Durham is a dynamic place to do business, we have welcomed overseas investors for decades including Hitachi Rail Europe who expanded to their global operations to the UK in 2012 with the construction a new £82m rail vehicle manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe.
Key Account Management is a key service for both UK and foreign-owned companies that are strategic to the region.
23rd September 2020
Funding will support overheads, capex for pilot solar panel manufacturing plant, continued technology development and patent costs Finance Durham Fund,...
16th September 2020
The Finance Durham Fund has invested £750,000 in Growth Capital Ventures (GCV). The investment will support GCV’s growth plans as...
8th September 2020
Business Durham is set to help a further five entrepreneurs launch their businesses with its successful six-month accelerator programme. Durham...
How We've Helped
Liz Smedley, Business development director, Demeter
"The course was really helpful, particularly as I was writing a bid at the same time. It was a national tender so it was fantastic to win it."