Tag: Durham business support

Meet Your International Trade Adviser

John Doolan (pictured above) is one of the Department of International Trade’s most experienced advisers. He can assist your business to enter new markets and maximise your revenues from overseas trade. As a business in County Durham you can access tailored support to help develop an achievable Export Growth Action Plan through the ‘Expanding North… Read more »

Be part of the Durham community

The County Durham Community Foundation provides grants that make a genuine difference to the lives of local people. In the last year, they have awarded over £3.5 million to community projects and individuals in need across County Durham and Darlington. Their charitable funds are donated by local individuals, families, businesses and trusts, building up a… Read more »

Over £1.2million invested into businesses through DurhamWorks

DurhamWorks is a partnership solution to youth unemployment in County Durham led by Durham County Council working with employers to create opportunities for unemployed 16 to 24-year-olds. The project’s Learning Working Earning grant funding helps businesses with salaries and other costs associated with employing staff, up to a maximum of £3,000. Since launching in April… Read more »

Be a know it all!

Durham Constabulary is committed to involving the community, including businesses, in the policing of County Durham and Darlington and know that improving the flow of information will help us make a greater impact in the prevention and detection of crime and anti-social behaviour. Find out what’s happening in the area and register to receive regular… Read more »

Get new ideas, talent and enthusiasm

Getting enthusiastic young people working for your company couldn’t be easier thanks to DurhamWorks. Access up to £5,000 of funding towards the cost of taking on a young person and get an assigned  Business Advisor to guide you through the process. The scheme has already helped secure 10 apprenticeships across four businesses on the Park…. Read more »