Category: News

Free Check4Life Health Checks for employees!

Why not hold a Check4Life Health at Work Day within your organisation? This is a free NHS service, unique to County Durham, which may be beneficial to your workplace. A Check4Life Health Check assesses an individual’s risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and Type 2 diabetes. This is available to anyone over the… Read more »

Business Growth Skills Academy

On 19th July Derwentside Business Network (DBN) launched its first skills and business mentoring project aimed at helping 12 local businesses grow. The project has been funded by the Derwent Valley Partnership and is aimed at established businesses in the Derwent Valley area that have reached a stage where they are ready to grow their… Read more »

Employees Seeking Work

Today 32 staff from Actem in Horden have been made redundant and are immediately available for work. They have a range of skills including welders and fabricators, team leaders, cnc machine operatives, laser platers and more.  If you have vacancies could you please e-mail details to Caroline Taukulis at Business Durham, caroline.taukulis@durham.gov.uk.  

Moves to reduce crime on the business park

At the end of last year there were a number of incidents on the business park which were investigated by the police.  As a result, Durham Constabulary will be carrying out a full mapping exercise of security on the business park from January 2016.  This will include visiting each business unit, assessing security measures including… Read more »