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Business News in County Durham

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Business News in County Durham

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Property development group builds on growth with expansion into new premises

Property development group builds on growth with expansion into new premises

Friday, 08 November 2019

A County Durham property development and wholesale group has expanded into new premises following a period of growth.

County Durham blinds company acquired in successful MBO

County Durham blinds company acquired in successful MBO

Friday, 08 November 2019

Seaham and Manchester-headquartered Homefair Blinds has been acquired in an MBO led by Steve Ellithorn, Claire Ripley and Shaun Welsh.

SSK Recruitment opens Seaham office

SSK Recruitment opens Seaham office

Friday, 08 November 2019

SSK Recruitment is a global recruiter with offices in the UK, the Netherlands and Iraq. It has recently opened an office in Seaham which will now be the company’s new UK head office.

 

£3.73m Deal Lighting Up The Month For Durham-Based Broker And Bank

£3.73m Deal Lighting Up The Month For Durham-Based Broker And Bank

Thursday, 07 November 2019

As fireworks light up the November sky, it’s safe to say that Commercial Expert Ltd, an independent, whole-of-market business loan broker, have started their month with a bang having completed a £3.73m deal.

Award-winning architect celebrates 40 successful years

Award-winning architect celebrates 40 successful years

Thursday, 07 November 2019

The award-winning architect, Howarth Litchfield (HL), is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a raft of new project wins. 

Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival 2020 Aims To Go Global

Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival 2020 Aims To Go Global

Thursday, 07 November 2019

The Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival has announced it will return in summer 2020 with its sights set on attracting an even more global audience.

Offshore wind sector set for 1,200 new jobs

Offshore wind sector set for 1,200 new jobs

Thursday, 07 November 2019

MEMBER companies of Energi Coast, the North-East’s offshore wind cluster, plan to create about 1,200 new jobs in the next few years to meet demand from the global offshore wind industry for their products, services and expertise.

Durham Advance give job support to 500 residents

Durham Advance give job support to 500 residents

Wednesday, 06 November 2019

A programme which helps County Durham people into work has reached a major milestone, helping its 500th resident.

 

£60,000 awarded to North East firms to promote electric vehicles

£60,000 awarded to North East firms to promote electric vehicles

Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Four North East businesses have been awarded a total of £60,000 to develop ways of increasing the use of electric vehicles across the region.

Banks Plant Solutions awarded authorised Engcon service partner status in UK

Banks Plant Solutions awarded authorised Engcon service partner status in UK

Wednesday, 06 November 2019

THE new plant maintenance and management division of North-East employer The Banks Group has won a major service contract for an industry-leading excavation equipment manufacturer.

 

County Durham accountancy firm hails growth

County Durham accountancy firm hails growth

Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Accountancy firm Stuart Hall & Co has expanded its team and branch network.

Education business aims for export markets with franchise strategy

Education business aims for export markets with franchise strategy

Tuesday, 05 November 2019

An award-winning educational business in the North East is hoping to expand into five foreign markets after launching a franchising strategy.

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