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Financial Services and Advisers

Anglo Scottish Asset Finance

Anglo Scottish Asset Finance provides a range of financial services across the UK including business finance, personal finance and vendor / dealer finance.

Durham Mortgage Solutions

Provide no obligation professional mortgage and protection advice.

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.

Great Annual Savings Group

Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) is a B2B cost reduction specialist with a mission to save your business more, on more.  From utilities to water and PDQ machines to waste management, GAS’ experts help businesses reduce their outgoings across 13 different areas – more than any other cost reduction expert.  Get in touch with DBC member Adam to see how much time and money GAS could save you.


HARKO Day Trading

A company with the ambition of educating people to make consistent profits in markets, taking control of your financial future without the need for all the middlemen.

You may target a couple of hundred pounds a week or much more.  We can show you how.

Take control of your financial wealth and future in easy-to-understand strategies.

We will arm you with the tools and techniques to trade successfully and applying these lessons each day help to give you more financial options in life.

Trade from 30 minutes a day and do whatever you want to do in your free time. Join HARKO and start to achieve your financial goals.

Part -time Finance Director.

We help business owners and managers understand finance, easing the burden with tax authorities, banks, lenders and investors.

Demystifying figures, enabling you to focus on the smooth running of your business.

Affordable, flexible access to technical expertise and industry experience as an alternative to full-time FDs.


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.”

Maven Capital Partners

Maven Capital Partner offer a range of flexible funding solutions for entrepreneurial SMEs at any stage of the business growth cycle. One of the UK’s leading private equity houses and most active SME finance providers, Maven manage the £20 million Finance Durham Fund available to support businesses based in, or looking to relocate to, County Durham.



NBSL is an Enterprise Agency – our North East Business Support Fund helps businesses access quality external expertise to deliver business improvement projects. 35% funding is available for projects costing between £3k and £8k. Eligibility – small and medium sized enterprises who are planning to grow.


North East Fund

The North East Fund is a £120m investment programme available to SMEs across Durham, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. Businesses relocating to the area may also be eligible. There are five funds – each with a different investment focus to suit the needs of SMEs depending on the sector in which they operate and where they sit on the growth curve





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



Increasing, substantially, the financial wellbeing of clients with advice on life assurance, critical illness protection and income protection, pensions, retirement planning, savings and investments.

Reward Finance Group

Provide flexible funding solutions across all sectors.

Reward Finance is a secured lender offering facilities of £50k – £5m.

When you need finance, we look at your individual situation. No box-ticking. Just a common-sense understanding of your ambitions, and a willingness to help you achieve them.

It’s a straightforward approach, and we know it works for many kinds of business. We see every client as unique, and do all we can to provide the right finance, at the right time, on the right terms.

Whatever you need the money for, we’re keen to help. We look at the whole picture, keeping an open mind where other lenders might be restricted by arbitrary policies or procedures. And we give you a decision quickly. So you can put your plans into action with confidence.

Think Kudos

“Kudos Commercial Finance is an independent and FCA-regulated commercial finance brokerage providing a friendly and professional approach towards sourcing the most suitable funding facilities for your business.

Our strong asset-based lending background ensures that we can apply our expertise and knowledge of the commercial finance market to align your needs with the products and finance providers that will be the best fit for your business, saving you time and effort in the process.”