North East training provider thinks big with a new website funded by NBSL

Impact First, based in Barnard Castle, work with Education leaders to improve the learning experience for children and young people – helping people to think creatively about how they want the future to be and then work with them to plan what they need to do to get there. Current clients include Teesside University, Serco and several large government contracts.

Business Need

Development of the business website so it presented the company more effectively to potential clients, met our growing international market and could be used as a learning platform for people accessing our courses.


Purple Creative Studios worked with Impact First to develop a modern, flexible and easy to manage website. Importantly it was designed to be modular (so it can develop further as the business grows) and display effectively on all media e.g. PCs, iPhones, tablets. The costs of the development were part funded by the North East Business Support Fund.


The quality of the website means that Impact First are now a 'small' business with a 'big' website comparable to huge multi-national competitors. It has opened doors to new business and is allowing the development of a learning platform that can deliver Level 4 and 5 Diplomas.

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