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Doing Business with Government: Guide for SMEs
The Crown Commercial Service provides support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are bidding for public sector contracts.
They provide useful resources and share their tips for SMEs bidding for government
Crown Commercial Service
Durham Business and Innovation Service
Guidance, expert advice and hands-on support for all aspects of research and research-related work.
Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP)
The Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP) helps businesses in County Durham grow, by linking them with tangible opportunities, which could be a new contract, a new supplier or perhaps some investment.
Durham Constabulary Vulnerability Assessment
Crime prevention initiative to give businesses an overview of the network security weaknesses that could be exploited by criminals on the internet.
Durham Council Apprenticeships
Support for local businesses to take on apprentices, offering incentives to recruit young people from County Durham.
Durham County Council
Durham Flexible Support Programme
Available to SMEs with a B2B remit based in Durham County, that need a helping hand to understand what innovation means for them.
North East BIC
Economic development support
Sunderland City Council's Business Investment Team provides economic development and business support services. These include access to project-based financial incentives for SME growth and development.
Sunderland City Council
Economic Evaluation and Life Cycle Analysis
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) can help clients to evaluate the techno-economics of a project, from the identification of a cost-effective starting material to the most efficient process route.
Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)
ELITE Programme (UK)
ELITE is a three part service of education, business support, mentoring and access delivered in collaboration with Imperial College Business School
We can help you: build the best HR and L&D teams to deliver your people strategy, improve performance and engagement to meet your business objectives & professionalise your team through training, qualifications and membership.
CIPD North East Branch
Enterprise & Innovation, University of Sunderland
Access to a variety of services and benefits such as research, training, business advice, graduate and student interns and world class facilities.
University of Sunderland
Enterprise Centres - i2 Byker
Meeting the needs of modern industrial and manufacturing based businesses, offering a wide range of workshop and office accommodation.
Newcastle Enterprise Centes
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