WHAT started as a happy accident over a wee tipple has fast grown into global operation, for one North East firm set to toast success in 2018.

A DENTAL hygiene supplies specialist is all smiles after new grant funding helped it take a bigger bite out of its online market. Barnard Castle-based Aura Infection Control – which trades under Quality Water Specialists – accessed the North East Business Support Fund to help it enhance its digital profile and open up new online markets.

A DESIRE for digital dynamism has driven a North East accountancy firm to be among the first to access new business support funding. A vibrant, modern company with traditional strengths and values, Harlands Accountants accessed a grant from the North East Business Support Fund (NEBSF), to increase its digital profile and drive new business.

THE WORLD'S first rear vision in-helmet manufacturer is set for global success, after accessing support that has put the business in the fast lane. County Durham based REEVU, established in 1999, has seen an increase in sales over the past year, thanks to support from the North East Business Support Fund that helped the business produce graphic designs to elevate their marketing, and put their products firmly in the public domain.

A FITNESS business has its finger on the pulse, after investing in new technology to take it to the next level. Fitstream, which was set up by fitness entrepreneurs Kris Kennedy and Paul Cranston, is set for growth after launching a new app and next generation website – www.fitstream.com - that will help it to appeal to more customers.

A NORTH East lettings agency is reaping the rewards of an innovative property scheme that it launched last year with the help of a regional support fund. Heaton Property, based in Newcastle, has been named Property Management Lettings Agency of the Year 2014 at a prestigious national awards ceremony held last week, and has seen turnover increase by some £50,000, after launching ProShare, a service that aims to find professionals their perfect rented home and housemates.

A NORTH EAST based workwear supplier is celebrating a rise in sales, after help from business support funding allowed it to optimise its ecommerce site.

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