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East Durham Business Magazine Issue 4 Features

Funeral services but not as we know it

Funeral services but not as we know it

John Delanoy and Julie Stout are passionate about the funeral industry and giving people the send-off they want – their best final farewell. Editor Leanne Fawcett finds out more. Two things are immediately evident when I down with John Delanoy and Julie Stout to talk...

Ask The Expert: Alison Schreiber

Ask The Expert: Alison Schreiber

HR expert Alison Schreiber talks to EDB about the challenges employers face in moving forward during the COVID-19 crisis. In every issue of East Durham Business, we focus on a particular company or individual to learn more about their area of expertise – the feature...

My Working Day: Gordon MacPherson

My Working Day: Gordon MacPherson

Gordon MacPherson is a director at Seaham-based tech company Moralbox, which specialises in training development software. In this issue’s ‘My Working Day’ feature Gordon shares with EDB why he loves running his own business and what the future holds as the country...

What’s Trending Now? Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP)

What’s Trending Now? Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP)

The Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP) launched in 2016 to help SMEs across County Durham to save money on their energy overheads. Now, four years on, and into its second project, the scheme is evolving and adapting to the unprecedented climate, ensuring...

How a near-death experience helped Jim re-focus his business

How a near-death experience helped Jim re-focus his business

15 months ago engineer Jim Box was running two successful companies. But a near-fatal hit and run threatened everything he had worked so hard for. Here he chats to editor Leanne Fawcett about the experience, the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had and why he is...