Durham Business Club News

Oct
17
2016

Triple Appointments at Narrative

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Sunderland-based Narrative Integrated Communications, welcomes Stuart Singleton as financial director, Ross Palmer as creative director and Katie Harding as PR digital account executive during what is described as a time of “expansion and investment”. Due to increased demand for new and existing service strands including PR, creative, advertising, digital media and marketing strategy, Narrative has… View Article

Sep
1
2016

The Business Owner’s Guide to Employment Law – FREE MASTERCLASS @ Lumley Castle

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    The Business Owner’s Guide to Employment Law Durham, Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street, DH3 4NX Thursday 8th September, 10am-12.30pm This masterclass is aimed at business owners and directors, providing the skills and knowledge to grow in a secure way, avoiding potentially costly mistakes. Covering everything you need to know on: Obligations: What your responsibilities are,… View Article

Aug
18
2016

Northstar Ventures Partners with Sunderland Software City and Business Central Darlington to Offer Financial Drop-in Sessions

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Businesses in Sunderland and Darlington that want to explore opportunities to raise finance can now benefit from free business advice from Northstar Ventures. The venture capital firm has partnered with Sunderland Software City and Business Central Darlington to provide informal drop-in sessions to help entrepreneurs overcome challenges to accessing finance. The drop-in sessions will be… View Article

Aug
18
2016

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The North East Autism Society (NEAS) aims to launch a new Employment Service in the interest of providing supported, meaningful, competitive and diverse job opportunities for young people and adults with autism in the North East. The service has been developed specifically to impact upon employment futures of those with autism and co-occurring conditions. This… View Article

Aug
18
2016

Firm Launches new Cloud Accounting and Managed Services Division

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A leading firm of chartered accountants and business advisers is urging businesses to take advantage of a new service aimed at simplifying finances and utilising the latest Cloud Accountancy software, such as Quickbooks online and Xero. Clive Owen Managed Services (COMS) is the new outsourcing arm of regional-based Clive Owen LLP. Relying heavily on technology,… View Article

Aug
18
2016

Big Gains for Natural Nutrients following £125k Investment

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An all-natural supplement company has ambitious growth plans following an investment of £125k from the Finance for Business North East Proof of Concept Fund, managed by Northstar Ventures. Natural Nutrients, based on the Drum Industrial Estate in Durham, has developed a range of completely natural nutritional supplements to support customers’ healthy lifestyles. The company was… View Article

Aug
18
2016

Prop-tech firm Clixifix received investment to fund expansion

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Clixifix, a Spennymoor-based company developing digital solutions for the building and construction industry, has received a six-figure investment to fund its expansion. £260k of the investment comes from the Finance for Business North East Accelerator Fund, managed by Northstar Ventures, with the rest from an Angel Investor. Clixifix is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that allows… View Article

Aug
5
2016

Northstar Ventures named ‘Most Active VC Investor’

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Northstar Ventures was recently named 6th most active venture capital investor in UK start-ups, following research into international investment activity. The research was conducted by PitchBook, an international database covering venture capital, private equity and mergers and acquisitions. It found that since 2014, 607 venture capital firms have made at least one investment into UK-based… View Article