County Durham construction company Esh Group has started the New Year with a bulging order book worth more than £300m despite a year of restructuring. The Bowburn-based company made a strategic decision to focus on their core geographic area -...
A colossal industrial development in the heart of County Durham is pushing ahead with the next stage of a £300m investment which is expected to eventually create 4,000 local jobs. The latest advance in the Integra 61 site at Bowburn...
Businesses in the Wear region exploring manufacturing innovations are to get support from the UK European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The newly-launched PROSPECT funding programme, based in County Durham, is aimed at helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the...
A multi-talented businesswoman and writer from County Durham has been named as a top role-model for women across the country. Margaret Manchester, of Tow Law-based Durham Hens Limited, was recognised for her important contribution to society, the economy and the...
Maximising the value of every pound spent in County Durham is key to developing a sustainable economy and driving forward recovery, councillors will hear. Durham County Council’s Cabinet will this week receive an update on the progress and next steps...
Diners craving a taste of Asia can enjoy their favourite food in the comfort of their own home, thanks to a new initiative from a leading North-East venue. The pan-Asian Fusion restaurant at County Durham’s Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and...
The North East’s largest council is poised to invest £5m to help businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Durham County Council looks set to roll out a grant scheme which would provide up to £40,000 in financial assistance to companies,...
A Durham-based company installing ultrafast broadband across the rural North East has applauded newly announced plans by the Government to lead a revolution in the country’s connectivity. Al Yong, director of County Durham company Rymote, reckons the new initiative, backed...
The Finance Durham Fund has invested over £1m in five businesses to grow in or move to County Durham over the last 12 months. Established by Durham County Council in 2017, Finance Durham is a £20m investment fund overseen by...
An incentive payment of up to £2,000 is available for employers who hire a new apprentice before March 31, 2021. The payment is part of the government’s plan to kickstart the nation’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The incentive recognises...

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