Economic Regeneration


Discussions with the Economic Regeneration Team have led us to develop a section for stronger links between the VCS, our Economic Partnership and Private Sector Businesses. - Feel free to contribute to this section.

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

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Business Durham Brexit Special November   2018

Welcome to this Brexit Special from Business Durham.

In these uncertain economic times businesses need not feel alone, there are many sources of information and support to guide them whether it's Brexit or No Deal.

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Business Durham Weekly Bulletin

Read online for the latest news and events from County Durham and the North East.

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Business Durham November 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to the November Business Durham monthly newsletter. This month's features include:

Scale Up North East Summit
Business & Professional Services Supplier Event
Digital Drive Workshops
Satuccini Extra Shot
Innovate Durham
Networks and Business Park Forums
Student Placements for business projects
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Business Durham Newsletter October 2018

Welcome to the October Business Durham monthly newsletter. This month's features include:
Digital Drive Workshops
Space Industry Networking
Finance Friday
Networks and Business Park Forums
Brexit information
Meet The Team

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46,000sq.ft Grade A Office to rent **

We are pleased to offer this 46,496sq.ft three storey office unit, excellently located on Traynor Way within the established Whitehouse Business Park. Constructed in 2006, the property comprises several self-contained open plan carpeted office suites, which benefit from

* A full cooling and heating system,
* Fully accessible raised floors,
* Lift access to all floors,
* Ceilings with low glare recessed Category 7 lighting,
* CCTV systems,
* Male, female and disabled toilets
* Professional catering and canteen area

Neighbouring occupiers include SSL International, MetroMail, NHS, Orange, NPower, EDS, the Inland Revenue. Sotech, GT Group, Bristol Laboratories and Durham Constabulary

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Business Durham Newsletter September 2018

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Social Enterprise Acumen CIC 

We give capacity building support and advice to existing or would- be social entrepreneurs looking to develop their concept or grow their business. Social Enterprise Acumen CIC is itself a social enterprise which works from its base in North East England to show the strength of using business models to address social issues.

It supports social entrepreneurs and organisations that want to become social enterprises to start up, develop and grow. It works closely with partners to create a stronger ecosystem to enable social enterprises to flourish.

We offer:
Business Planning
Financial Modeling
Investment Readiness
Bid Writing Support
Organisational Governance
Public Sector Procurement
Capacity Building
Community Development and Engagement
Coaching, Training, and Guidance

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Durham Employment & Skills 

Whether you are a new business or well established, Durham County Council’s Durham Employment & Skills Service can offer staff training and recruitment services to help your business grow.

We provide industry recognised qualifications for your staff from short courses that can be completed in a day to high level management qualifications. We can also develop and deliver bespoke training programmes to match your business needs.

We understand that finding and keeping the right people is vital to the success of a business. We will tailor our recruitment service to meet your business needs, whether you have a single vacancy to fill or you need a bespoke recruitment strategy, we will endeavour to support you in finding the right people with the right skills and attitude for your business. Our service is tailored to meet your specific needs, giving everything you would expect from a recruitment agency, without the cost.

Contact us now to discuss your requirements email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. call 03000 266 644 visit