East Durham Business magazine website launches

East Durham Business magazine website launches

A website for the flagship East Durham Business magazine is now live. eastdurhambusiness.co.uk features the latest interviews and news, as well as all four issues of the magazine which you can read in full. The site, and the magazine, are run by LEC. The team is...

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New Chief Executive for Peterlee-based Seaward Electronic

New Chief Executive for Peterlee-based Seaward Electronic

County Durham-based Seaward Electronic Ltd. is setting its sights on further market growth with the appointment of a new chief executive. North East born Chris Callan takes up the new role after building a successful career in the electronics industry working with...

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East Durham College winners at the AoC Beacon Awards 2021

East Durham College winners at the AoC Beacon Awards 2021

East Durham College has been announced as the winners of the Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Pears #iwill Award for Social Action and Student Engagement. During 2019/20, East Durham College created our own bespoke Community Action Projects for all learners to...

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HR BLOG: Managing requests from employees to work from abroad

HR BLOG: Managing requests from employees to work from abroad

Pre-coronavirus, some employers may have thought that remote working couldn’t work for their business. In which case, a request from an employee who wanted to work from abroad could have possibly been rejected for this reason. A lot has changed in the past year. Many...

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Businessman Jim targets business growth with new website

Businessman Jim targets business growth with new website

An experienced design engineer is looking towards a positive future and rebuilding his three businesses with the launch of a new website - after recovering from a near fatal hit and run. Jim Box was successfully running Be Smart Solutions, Be-Recycled.com and 3D...

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£5m fund to help COVID-hit businesses now open

£5m fund to help COVID-hit businesses now open

Businesses are set to benefit from a new £5 million grant funded by Durham County Council to help them implement recovery plans to overcome the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis has had a significant impact on the economy and recovery is likely...

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East Durham Trust boosted by new Seaham Hall partnership

East Durham Trust boosted by new Seaham Hall partnership

Seaham Hall Hotel is increasing its presence in the community by announcing a new partnership to support Peterlee-based charity East Durham Trust. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and the national lockdown last year, the five-star hotel has been...

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HR BLOG: Are you hoping for success? Or planning for it?

HR BLOG: Are you hoping for success? Or planning for it?

2020 is drawing to a close and what an eventful year it has been. New year celebrations are on the horizon, and while they will be very different this year due to the continuation of lockdown restrictions, plenty of people will be eager to acknowledge the end of this...

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Residents asked to give their view on digital services

Residents asked to give their view on digital services

Residents across County Durham are being invited to take part in a survey about digital services over the next month. Durham County Council is hoping the survey will help to identify any barriers facing people across the county, in a bid to improve access for its...

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