COUNCIL SET TO INVEST £5M TO HELP COVID-HIT BUSINESSES

COUNCIL SET TO INVEST £5M TO HELP COVID-HIT BUSINESSES

The North East’s largest council is poised to invest £5 million 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, to help them...
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...
WHY NOW COULD BE THE PERFECT TIME TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS

WHY NOW COULD BE THE PERFECT TIME TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS

A business support organisation is encouraging people to turn these challenging times due to the coronavirus pandemic into an opportunity and to think about starting their own business. While Britain is on lockdown and people are working at home, on ‘furloughed’...
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: MESSAGE FROM DENISE FIELDING

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: MESSAGE FROM DENISE FIELDING

East Durham Business Service is continuing to offer business support during these difficult times. Denise Fielding, Operations Director, said: “Whilst we are not able to offer the same on site assistance because of the Government restrictions on social...