EDBS NEWS AND BLOG

TEAM EVOLVE NAMED START-UP BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

TEAM EVOLVE NAMED START-UP BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Two military service leavers who set up their own business in the North East have been named Start-Up Business of the Year. Entrepreneurs Lee Simpson and Stuart Allan joined forces following their Army careers to launch a business together during the pandemic, and...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM EAST DURHAM BUSINESS SERVICE

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM EAST DURHAM BUSINESS SERVICE

As the year draws to a close we'd like to wish all of our tenants, stakeholders and partners a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. It's been a tough year for many and while none of us know what 2022 will bring, the East Durham Business Service team is very much...

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EDBS ATTEND LAUNCH OF EAST DURHAM BUSINESS NETWORK

EDBS ATTEND LAUNCH OF EAST DURHAM BUSINESS NETWORK

Last week we attended the launch of the East Durham Business Network, which has replaced the Peterlee and Seaham business park groups. The launch was held at Seaham Hall Hotel and was attended by dozens of businesses from around the North East. Adviser Hina Joshi was...

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COULD A FOUR-DAY WORKING WEEK BE MOVING CLOSER?

COULD A FOUR-DAY WORKING WEEK BE MOVING CLOSER?

Blog supplied by Alison Schreiber of the HR Dept, Durham: At a time when many business owners are focused on bringing employees back to work, and with some also dealing with a severe shortage of staff, proposals for a four-day working week have once again hit the...

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A WARM WELCOME TO OUR FOUR NEW TENANTS

A WARM WELCOME TO OUR FOUR NEW TENANTS

East Durham Business Service has welcomed four new tenants to Novus Business Centre. Team Evolve, Claire McPhail Counselling, Galaxy Letts and East Durham Counselling have all moved into the Peterlee facility, which provides office space to new and growing businesses....

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NEW OWNERS OF TACS TARGET TRIPLE GROWTH

NEW OWNERS OF TACS TARGET TRIPLE GROWTH

New owners of a training and apprenticeship provider have announced ambitious plans to triple the number of learners it supports into careers. TACS, based at Novus Business Centre in Peterlee, was recently bought out by business owner Neil Armstrong and son-in-law...

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ISSUE 5 OF EAST DURHAM BUSINESS MAGAZINE OUT SOON

ISSUE 5 OF EAST DURHAM BUSINESS MAGAZINE OUT SOON

Issue 5 of East Durham Business magazine is due out soon and will feature a write up about the help we've given to budding entrepreneur Amy Speckman. Amy was helped by adviser Hina Joshi to launch her business, Sweetie Treats, during the months of lockdown. The...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM EAST DURHAM BUSINESS SERVICE

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM EAST DURHAM BUSINESS SERVICE

We'd like to wish all our of tenants, partners and the East Durham community a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. It's been a tough year and I think we're all hoping for a better 2021. The East Durham Business Service team is back on Monday, January 4.

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ISSUE FOUR OF EAST DURHAM BUSINESS MAGAZINE OUT NOW

ISSUE FOUR OF EAST DURHAM BUSINESS MAGAZINE OUT NOW

Issue four of the area’s flagship publication, East Durham Business magazine, is out now and East Durham Business Service is featured in the news pages. Themed around ‘bouncing back from COVID-19’ the magazine features businesses from across the area, which are...

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TENANT NEWS: AIMEE LAUNCHES FINANCIAL PLANNING FIRM

TENANT NEWS: AIMEE LAUNCHES FINANCIAL PLANNING FIRM

An independent financial adviser with more than six years’ industry experience has launched her own company. Aimee Watson has set up Aimee Financial, which provides bespoke financial planning and pension advice to clients. Although specialising in retirement planning,...

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SOCIALLY DISTANCED MEETING SPACE AVAILABLE AT NOVUS

SOCIALLY DISTANCED MEETING SPACE AVAILABLE AT NOVUS

A business support organisation is encouraging firms in the area to take advantage of its meeting space as social distancing remains in place. East Durham Business Service, which manages Novus Busines Centre in Peterlee, has several rooms available for external hire....

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COUNCIL EXTENDS CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS SUPPORT SCHEME

COUNCIL EXTENDS CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS SUPPORT SCHEME

More businesses are set to benefit from a financial support scheme set up to help them deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Durham County is widening the eligibility criteria for its local Discretionary Grants Fund so that hundreds more businesses can...

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BUSINESS SUPPORT AVAILABLE FOR BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

BUSINESS SUPPORT AVAILABLE FOR BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

Budding entrepreneurs across East Durham are being encouraged to seek advice from business support experts as the country continues to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. East Durham Business Service helps people throughout the area to turn their business dreams...

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SELF-EMPLOYMENT SCHEME IS OPEN FOR CLAIMS

SELF-EMPLOYMENT SCHEME IS OPEN FOR CLAIMS

The Government’s world-leading scheme to support the self-employed has opened for claims – weeks ahead of schedule. As of last week, self-employed individuals or members of partnerships whose business has been adversely affected by coronavirus will be able to apply...

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VIRTUAL NETWORK WITH YOUR NEIGHBOUR, MAY 14, 11AM

VIRTUAL NETWORK WITH YOUR NEIGHBOUR, MAY 14, 11AM

East Durham businesses are being given the chance to network with fellow companies as the coronavirus lockdown continues. Following the success of their first virtual networking event, Peterlee and Seaham business park groups are once again bringing people together...

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