Durham Business Club News

Apr
26
2016

JEREMIE programme extended for North East SMEs

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  The Finance for Business North East (FBNE) fund – also known as the JEREMIE programme – has secured a £17m top up to enable it to continue investing in the region’s fastest growing businesses through to the end of this year. The programme, established by North East Finance in 2010, anticipates investing the new… View Article

Apr
20
2016

70’s & 80’s Charity Night with The Percy Hedley Foundation

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Enjoy a blast from the past with a 70’s and 80’s night on 4th June at Nissan Sports and Leisure Club. At just £20.00 each, tickets are great value, and include a three course meal and live entertainment from a magician and local band The Baboons. The night is in aid of local charity The Percy Hedley Foundation, with all… View Article

Apr
14
2016

LUMLEY WALKING 4LOUIS

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A group of walkers, trekking 172 miles for charity, will be taking a well-deserved pit stop at one of the North East’s best loved hotels. Friends, Paul Taft, Phil Barker, Mark Deleon and Julie Ridley aim to walk from Huddersfield to Sunderland to raise funds for 4Louis; a charity which provides memory boxes to the… View Article

Apr
14
2016

Regional Accountants Respond to Market Changes

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A FIRM of chartered accountants and business advisers has responded to the changing needs of SMEs. Following the introduction of legislation relating to payroll, auto enrolment and accounting standards, many business owners are now looking to outsource those functions to external bodies. With penalties and guidelines in place, it is becoming increasingly challenging for business… View Article

Apr
4
2016

Northstar Ventures looking to invest £6million in 2016

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Venture capital firm Northstar Ventures, has today announced it is looking to invest £6million in North East businesses in 2016 from the Finance for Business North East Accelerator and Proof of Concept Funds. With offices in Newcastle and Darlington, the team at Northstar would like to speak to start-ups and SMEs located in, or with… View Article

Mar
31
2016

Recruitment Firm Goes Global

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A North East recruitment firm has made its first foray into international markets by placing two UK workers into employment overseas. Ken Wilson & Associates (KWA) sources IT, training, customer service, finance, procurement and sales professionals for a wide range of companies, predominantly in the North of England. The Newcastle-based company, which was formed in… View Article

Mar
22
2016

GET PROM READY WITH RAMSIDE

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PROM princesses can now get pampered and preened on the lead up to their big night at a luxury North East spa. The £8m Spa at Ramside, at Ramside Hall Hotel near Durham is opening its doors to school leavers with three special prom packages. The packages, which are valid from May to July, include… View Article

Mar
22
2016

SPA SUCCESS LEADS TO JOB BOOST

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THE SUCCESS of the North East’s award-winning, newest spa has led to the creation of more jobs. The Spa at Ramside at Ramside Hall Hotel near Durham, is now recruiting six additional beauty therapists, because of the demand for treatments at the multi-million pound spa. Since it opened in August last year the £8m spa… View Article