3D Virtual Spaces

3D Virtual Spaces

We bring your clients to you by creating interactive 3D digital models of your business or workplace allowing anyone, anywhere in the world to look around and interact virtually. This gives you an almost unlimited customer base together with an eye-catching marketing tool.

Addressing Domestic Abuse

We provide training, evaluation and research in relation to domestic abuse. We support businesses in their response to domestic abuse.

AHV Consultants Ltd

AHV Consultants provide complete business project and programme management solutions for your needs.

From inception and start up to close and full end to end we have over 40 years of project experience delivering both large and small implementations. We operate across the financial services, IT, Security, Military and Government sectors.

We are accredited Prince2, Agile and Scrum practitioners and hold Security clearance.

Brilliant Business Solutions Group

Brilliant Business Solutions has two arms to the business - Brilliant Media and Brilliant Business.  Brilliant Media offers media buying, market research, social media, videography, photography and much more.  Brilliant Business offers professional advice to businesses on how to save on their running costs, anything from water, waste, card machines, business insurance to IT and telecoms.  Brilliant Business Solutions also offers advice on energy, energy consumption and long term savings via renewable energy such as solar PV - where the payback is so much quicker due to the rise in energy prices.  All advice and quotations are with no obligation and come with experience that spans over 30 years.

Business Durham

Business Durham is the business support service for Durham County Council, helping to deliver more and better jobs and a strong competitive economy.  It is a knowledgeable and trusted guide, which connects businesses with the right funding, advice, and networks they need to grow and thrive. Business Durham builds long-term relationships to foster sustainable growth in businesses, raising economic aspirations and making Durham a place where business is done.


CannyInsights.com is a retail consultancy led by Graham Soult – a retail champion and Fellow of the Institute of Place Management (IPM) – in partnership with marketing consultant Andrew Bartlett.

The business works with stores, shopping centres and towns to help them improve their offer and marketing.

Described on BBC Look North as “the region’s best-known retail expert”, and by ITV as “a North East Mary Portas”, Graham Soult has appeared regularly on TV, on radio, and in the press, including BBC’s The One Show, BBC News, Retail Week, Wired and Forbes, and is a frequent speaker on retail and marketing issues.

CDC Enterprise Agency

We help business owners and potential business owners to overcome the barriers to starting and growing their businesses. Through coaching we help establish goals, create action plans, and provide accountability to the business owner. We're a not for profit business which exists to helps to develop enterprise skills and entrepreneurial mindsets within our businesses and our communities.

Compliant Ltd

Delivering ISO Management Systems and Consultancy. Increase the revenue & efficiency of your business through efficient ISO Certification including ISO 9001 Quality; ISO 14001 Environmental,  ISO 22301 Business Continuity; ISO 27001 Information Security and ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety.

We can also support you through consultancy to prepare you for other ISO Certifications and Accreditation schemes.

Also, we expertly manage and guide you on your legislative Health and Safety compliance for total peace of mind.

Durham BID

Durham BID is the Business Improvement District for Durham City Centre. A BID is a business led and business funded body formed to improve a defined commercial area. Much of our work is related to events and marketing in the city but we also work closely with other organisations to enhance the overall offer and vibrancy of Durham city centre.


DurhamEnable is a Supported Employment for County Durham residents aged 18 years and over.

DurhamEnable works 1-to-1 with jobseekers and employers, to break down the barriers to paid work faced by people with disabilities, neurodiversities, and long term health conditions.

F W Capital

FW Capital invests in established small and medium-sized businesses located across the North of England. We manage a range of funds providing loans to help businesses achieve their growth plans. We have an experienced team of investors with a track record in supporting business growth and we work closely with advisers and businesses to ensure the right funding package is provided for the particular business needs.

Jo Whitfield Voice-Overs

I provide voice-overs for:

  • Website videos/explainers/animations/info films e.g. for AGM's, awards etc
  • E-learning - online training modules, webinars, podcast intros, education
  • Museum narration for exhibits, installations, audio guides, sometimes using augmented and virtual reality for apps
  • Promos, TV and radio commercials
  • Telephone messaging and on hold/IVR for full brand cohesion for your business

I support talented leaders to win at work by developing personal strategies to work smarter not harder. By providing 1-to-1 Coaching & Mentoring services and workshops.

Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Groups

“Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group are dedicated to dealing with financial and operational issues that SME owners and their stakeholders face at every stage of the business lifecycle.

 Our expert team of specialists deliver positive strategic advice across restructuring, law and finance.  This range of services enables us to tailor unique solutions to whatever problem a business owner may encounter.

 Our business is about solving problems in your business.  That’s what we do.”

Mercia Fund Managers


Mercia Fund Managers helps to scale innovative businesses across the UK regions by providing debt, equity and growth capital.

The Group has more than 400 businesses in its portfolio, a strong record including 11 IPOs, and manages circa £400.0million of third party funds, including Mercia EIS Funds.

We are able to invest between £50,000 to £2.0million, as well as provision of scale up capital through Mercia Technologies PLC, which can invest up to £10.0million using its balance sheet capital.

If you would like to find out more about how Mercia Fund Managers can help your business then please call the team today on: +44 (0)330 223 1430 or email: info@merciatech.co.uk



NEPIC is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the needs and interests of the chemical-processing sector in the North East of England. Essentially, we exist to ensure industry in this region thrives – and that we have investments, innovations and a network that will create jobs and opportunities long into the future.

By working closely with member companies, we forge meaningful business relationships that allow us to identify opportunities, facilitate connections, promote collaboration and enable growth. We also actively work beyond our traditional stakeholder base with universities, research institutes and public bodies to leverage additional value for the sector.

Nicholson Consultancy Ltd

If you own or run a successful manufacturing business and you're keen to improve, there's a very good chance that we can help you get better results more quickly. Since November 2000 our experienced manufacturing consultants have been helping business owners complete a whole range of improvement projects. Quickly, effectively and reliably. So if you want guaranteed results and excellent value, simply contact us now to arrange a free no-obligation meeting.

North East BIC

Designed to stimulate productivity and collaboration, the North East BIC offers flexible and affordable workspaces in three convenient locations across Sunderland, Washington and Darlington.

Through its unique support packages and workspaces, the BIC has helped over 4,000 people set up businesses since its formation in 1994, creating 7,500 jobs and providing the flexible workspace required for over 1,000 businesses to innovate and grow.

With office space from as little as £49 per week, meeting and conference facilities, and wraparound support, it’s the ideal place for your business to call home.

Business support services include the SME Innovation Programme which not only offers innovative businesses access to grant funding of 40% for projects up to a value of £50k, but also signposting to industry experts for independent confidential advice. For more information on eligibility visit: https://www.ne-bic.co.uk/supporting-innovation/innovation-programme/

North of England Reserve Forces’ & Cadets’ Association – Ministry of Defence Employer Relations

The Employer Relations team delivers advice and support on employing members of the Armed Forces community within the region and enables organisations to develop a mutually beneficial working relationship with the Ministry of Defence. Darren Rhodes, the Ministry of Defences’ Regional Employer Engagement Director and his assistant David Eccles builds on the successful SaBRE (Supporting Britain’s Reservists and their Employers) information campaign and continues Defence’s work with Reservists, their Employers and those organisations who wish to partner Defence.

Northstar Ventures

Northstar Ventures is a venture capital firm based in the North East of England.  We invest in innovative, high growth businesses and social enterprises across the region.

We are dedicated to providing entrepreneurs with the support they need to fulfil their ambitions and to achieve social impact through our investments.

Please follow us on twitter - @NorthstarVent and @NVSocialFund



Root Cause Consultancy

Root Cause Consultancy works with people, improving process and profitability. People are the fundamental part in any organisation and should have self awareness of their impact in their role, especially in leadership teams.

i3 profiling is a tool to identify the unique strengths of each member of your team to increase the productivity and success. At Root Cause Consultancy, we specialise in i3 profiling to support clients in their efforts to grow the business.

An i3 profiling assessment can be completed online in 15-20 minutes, with feedback provided on a one to one basis with personal awareness effects that can last a lifetime.

Give us a call to discuss how we may be able to help you or visit the website for more information.

Skyflo Digital Ltd

Skyflo Digital are a CRM Consultancy and Salesforce Partner.

We specialise implementing state of the art cloud software across various verticals including, but but not limited to; Manufacturing/logistics, Private Health, Recruitment and Not for Profit.

Sound of Sillence

Voice-over service for corporate projects such as e-learning, visitor attraction audio guides, animated information videos, and telephone-on-hold (IVR) messaging.  Recordings are made in my professional home studio.

I am also open to discussing other types of projects where a warm and informative female voice is needed.