Durham Business Club News

Feb
11
2016

Feedback Wins Praise for Lumley Castle

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ONE of the North East’s leading hotels has received industry recognition following feedback from corporate event hosts. 600-year-old Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-Street, was highly commended in the 2015 VenueVerdict accreditations after recording Net Promoter scores of +60 from meeting event hosts in feedback surveys, over a 12-month period. VenueVerdict’s Event Planner Feedback module provides hotels… View Article

Feb
4
2016

FROM RAMSIDE HALL TO RIO FOR FIFTH ANNUAL CHARITY BALL

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Ramside Hall Hotel, County Durham is being transformed into Rio de Janiero for a colourful, carnival-themed charity ball. The fifth annual Moorbennhall Charity Ball, organised by Andrew Bennett and Calvin Moore (pictured below with TV star Denise Welch), will be held at the luxury hotel near Durham on Saturday April 16th. Guests at the event, including Gogglebox… View Article

Jan
27
2016

Durham Business Club Launches New App

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Have you downloaded our new app yet? It’s so handy for DBC events, member directory, news & offers. Thanks to Russell and his team at Voxdev we love it and hope you will too! Download Here

Jan
27
2016

Be a part of this year’s Student Employee of the Year Awards!

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2015 saw a Durham University student take the top spot in the national Student Employee of the Year Awards; an annual competition which celebrates student employers and employees from across the country at local, regional and national levels. Adam Hughes, a second year Music student at Durham University, was nominated for his work as a… View Article

Jan
27
2016

The North East Microloan Fund reports record year for 2015

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The Finance for Business North East Microloan Fund managed by Rivers Capital Partners has had one of the most successful operating years since its inception four years ago. The Fund provides much needed access to cash for small businesses in the region with a streamlined process and quick decision time. The Fund has supported a… View Article

Jan
26
2016

Free Information Workshops on International Standards with KBC Ltd

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KBC Limited provides accredited and bespoke training and consultancy in health and safety and quality and environmental management. They work with corporate organisations across the whole spectrum of the economy to help make fast business improvements and achieve ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and other national and international standards for management excellence. KBC Ltd… View Article

Jan
25
2016

Export Hub Roadshow: Could Your Business Access The World?

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Across the world, customers are looking for your products and services. In a globalised, digitised world, the potential for North East companies to find new customers and lucrative markets beyond the UK has never been greater. Companies that sell overseas are more productive, innovative, profitable and sustainable. So why not? Making the move into a… View Article

Jan
15
2016

Free Workshop on Employer Engagement with AS Training

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An Even Better Place to WorkTM is an on-line, self-managed solution of measures, activities and resources to enable people to feel even more valued, open, engaged and happier at work. It is designed to improve the quality of work life for everyone and will support team leaders in getting the best from their people, leading… View Article