Business Buzz In Stanley

Business Buzz In Stanley

More than 100 entrepreneurs packed Stanley Civic Centre to learn about businesses in the Derwentside area. September 26 saw the second DBNWorks event held to showcase small businesses in North West Durham and the support available to them. There were 30 stalls displaying the goods and services of businesses ranging from hypnotherapists to accountants and from ... Read More
 
Michelle Rose speaks for success

Michelle Rose speaks for success

DBN will be rooting for member Michelle Rose this month as she makes an important step to take her marketing consultancy Custard and Bear in a new direction. Michelle will be making a 20 minute showcase presentation to the Professional Speaking Association North East, an important staging post in her journey to becoming a professional ... Read More
 
Growing Businesses – The Cleaning Fairy of Consett

Growing Businesses – The Cleaning Fairy of Consett

DBN member Emma Goff celebrates five years in business and a steady expansion of her cleaning company Emma started The Cleaning Fairy of Consett in 2012 when on maternity leave with her second child. She was reluctant to return to her job as an insurance loss adjustor as it regularly took her away from her family for ... Read More
 
Last call out for business growth funding – NBSL

Last call out for business growth funding – NBSL

If you run a business with plans to grow turnover and/or employ more staff, you may be able to access funding from the North East Business Support Fund. The current funding offer is coming to a close with up to 35% funding for business improvement projects costing between £3,000 and £8,000 (maximum grant of £2,800) – ... Read More
 
Getting the right messages across with Concision

Getting the right messages across with Concision

Concision is a business writing and message company. “We provide strategic content to achieve business goals. We also offer message consultancy and content-led graphic and web design. We focus on clarity and simplicity – using just the right words. We work with space sector organisations, science and tech companies, SMEs, startups and foreign businesses, helping ... Read More
 
Growing Businesses – Finishing Touch Clinic

Growing Businesses – Finishing Touch Clinic

It is 29 years since Susan Routledge first established Finishing Touch as a Beauty, and now Advanced Skincare Clinic in Consett. The business has expanded 5 times and first started above the then Electricity Shop (now Your Move) on Victoria Road before moving onto Medomsley Road, where it has steadily expanded further over adjoining properties. ... Read More
 
Growing businesses – Sheila’s heart is in Derwentside

Growing businesses – Sheila’s heart is in Derwentside

DBN member Sheila Bull has a new property as part of her self-catering holiday cottage business. Sheila, who has been a DBN member for two years, is now renting out Heart of Lanchester Cottage, a two bedroom property in the centre of Lanchester, overlooking the village green. She is taking bookings now and will be ... Read More
 
Everyone’s a winner with Sue Smith Associates

Everyone’s a winner with Sue Smith Associates

Sue recently exhibited at our DBNWorks event and was so impressed, she signed up for membership of DBN on the day. Sue, who is an Advanced Cognitive Hypnotherapist said: “Thank you for the welcoming network event Tuesday 26th September at the Stanley Civic Centre. I really enjoyed meeting everybody and was very impressed with the professionalism and friendliness ... Read More
 
Greystone Legal – FREE Breakfast Networking & Seminar – 27th October 2017

Greystone Legal – FREE Breakfast Networking & Seminar – 27th October 2017

Get the latest employment law updates at Greystone Legal FREE breakfast networking and seminar on Friday 27 October 2017, 8.00am to 9.30am at The Work Place, Heighington Lane, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6AH Greystone Legal shall be holding an Employment Law Update Seminar and Networking event. Subjects will include guidance on employment references; when ... Read More