Do you run or work for a businesses you would like to see succeed? Are you working hard but don’t feel like you’re making the profits you should? Do you struggle to find enough customers? Did you answer yes to any of those questions?

SME’s in the Tees Valley are set to benefit from a new 3 year funding programme aimed at developing their Leadership and Management capability.

Northumbria University has launched its new Santander student and graduate internship funding. The funding will be of interest to small and medium sized businesses looking for either full or part-time staff on a longer-term basis or a shorter project/activity. The intern can be from any degree or Masters subject with the role meeting your own organisation’s needs.

More than £800,000 in Collaborative Projects Fund grants is now available to North East manufacturing businesses following the launch of a £5.1million project by the University of Sunderland.

Are you looking into 2019 with a lack of direction? Does your business feel a bit flat? Well, to give your County Durham business a lift, we've put three inspiring Masterclasses in the diary that might just give you the boost you need.


Register your business as an NBSL provider and stay up to date with the latest funding information.

If you provide business support services like marketing, business planning, human resources or financial planning find out how you could register with us to offer a grant of up to £3200 to your clients for work that you do for them.

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