A move to bigger premises in Durham will allow a software firm to grow its thriving business in the next few months, bringing new jobs to the city. Intelligence Fusion, a ‘software as a service’ (Saas) company, has just signed...
A former Metropolitan Police detective constable has joined a North East-based business and IT consultancy. Kieran Fowler, who specialised in cyber-crime and fraud with The Met, has joined Waterstons’ 10-strong cyber team which has offices in Durham, Glasgow, London and...
Sarah Slaven is taking on the role of interim managing director at Business Durham, the economic development arm of Durham County Council, following the departure of Brian Archer. Sarah was part of the management team that established Business Durham in...
The County Durham Growth Fund is celebrating having invested more than £500,000 in three businesses from across the county within 10 months of its launch. Established in April 2019, the three-year fund is a £4.9m investment scheme providing funding to...
The creator of the successful Elf toy has launched a new marketing venture in Durham. Sarah Greenwell, who created the Elf for Christmas toy five years ago while on maternity leave, has started Stick Marketing with fellow director Bev Walton. The...
A new solar farm in County Durham is set to save money and reduce emissions. Located near Tanfield Lea Industrial Estate and commissioned by Durham County Council, the facility will provide a significant proportion of the electricity required to run...
An innovative manufacturer is again preparing to disrupt the construction industry. Apex Wiring Solutions (AWS) has recruited a team of industry specialists and invested over £500,000 in creating a manufacturing facility for the Apex Core – a central hub for...
The first tenant to sign top for the new industrial estate near Seaham have met with potential suppliers at a local ‘Meet the Buyer’ event at The Durham Centre. Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems (SEWS-E), the first company to secure a...
Durham Women FC have announced a new partnership with neighbours Cooper Durham BMW and Cooper Durham MINI. The FA Women’s Championship side have been handed the keys to two vehicles which will be used for the remainder of the 2019/20...
A leading government minister has called on global businesses to consider investing in County Durham. Jake Berry, Northern Powerhouse minister, praised the “passion and drive” of the area’s “highly-skilled workforce” and described the county as a “good place to invest”...

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