Coronavirus update from Business Durham

Coronavirus update from Business Durham

Coronavirus Update for businesses in Peterlee You may have seen in the local news that a company in Peterlee has voluntarily closed for deep cleaning after two Coronavirus cases were reported. As a business in Peterlee we wanted to let you know that at the time of...

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PBP/SBP Virtual Event: Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) Update

PBP/SBP Virtual Event: Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) Update

This event, on Thursday, August 20, at 11am will help businesses on the furlough scheme, how to ensure a Covid-19 safe workspace, news ways of working & potential redundancies. The Job Retention Scheme has supported many employers through the Covid-19 pandemic....

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Easington chippy agrees Under-15s football team sponsorship

Easington chippy agrees Under-15s football team sponsorship

A football team in Easington has been able to invest in new kits for its players after securing a new sponsor. Easington Under-15s, which plays in the Russell Foster Tyne and Wear Youth Leagues, has announced Harry’s Fish and Chip Shop has become its new sponsor. The...

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Business Durham launches construction sector support programme

Business Durham launches construction sector support programme

Construction companies across County Durham are being offered professional support to help them grow and secure new business. Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP) is a European Regional Development Fund (EDRF) programme offering business support to SMEs in...

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Peterlee Leisure Centre reopens today

Peterlee Leisure Centre reopens today

1Life has confirmed that it will be re-opening Peterlee Leisure Centre today, Monday, July 27, with Seaham anticipated to follow on Monday, August 10. Following advice and guidance from the Government as well as the fitness trade body ukactive and there independent...

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£2.3m boost for Digital Drive County Durham programme

£2.3m boost for Digital Drive County Durham programme

Digital Drive County Durham has been awarded an additional £2,340,000 of funding to continue supporting small and medium enterprises across the county until June 2023. Initially, the programme was a £4m initiative to help SMEs in County Durham to maximise their growth...

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East Durham Business magazine is back!

East Durham Business magazine is back!

After a four-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic, East Durham Business magazine is back. Preparations for the long awaited issue four are underway, which we hope will be ready for distribution late September/early October. The theme of this issue will be 'The...

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£10m Horden Railway Station opens to passengers

£10m Horden Railway Station opens to passengers

A new multi-million-pound station in County Durham has opened to passengers. The first scheduled train stopped at the new Horden station this morning (Monday, 29 June), marking the entry into service of the £10.55 million development near Peterlee. Located on South...

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HR BLOG: How are your employees getting to work?

HR BLOG: How are your employees getting to work?

Pre-coronavirus, commuter woes typically included delays because of rush-hour, strikes or storms. But ever since the UK’s recovery strategy asked people to stay at home in response to coronavirus, most people have not had to think about their commute for some time....

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