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East Durham Business Magazine Issue 5 Features

My Down Time: Paul Wellstead

My Down Time: Paul Wellstead

Paul Wellstead is the commercial property developer behind Seaham’s Spectrum Business Park. In this issue’s My Down Time, we chat to the man behind Spectrum Business Park in Seaham, Paul Wellstead, to learn about how he unwinds away from work, who would play him in...

My Working Day: Alistair Cummins Macleod

My Working Day: Alistair Cummins Macleod

Alistair Cummins-MacLeod is the Marketing Director at East Durham College, which has two sites in Peterlee and Houghall on the outskirts of Durham. In this issue’s My Working Day, Alistair tells us more about his diverse marketing and communications role, including...

Seaham firm engineers a positive future during pandemic

Seaham firm engineers a positive future during pandemic

At the start of 2020, Nala Engineers was looking ahead to a positive 12 months, continuing to grow its client portfolio of regional and national clients, and strengthening its workforce to support ambitious plans for expansion. But then the ‘C’ word happened, and...

At Your Leisure: A Treat During Lockdown

At Your Leisure: A Treat During Lockdown

Gateshead-based family business Beckleberry’s has diversified its business in response to the challenges it faced during lockdown. Prior to the pandemic, Beckleberry’s was quite literally a high-flying ice cream, sorbet, flan, tart, and patisserie provider - an...

At Your Leisure: Things We’ve Missed

At Your Leisure: Things We’ve Missed

As life begins to return to normal, it means at long last we’re finally able to see our friends and families, dine out at our favourite pubs and restaurants and have a haircut (if we have hair to cut). Usually, this feature is dedicated to places we’ve been since the...

Ask The Expert: Duncan Davies

Ask The Expert: Duncan Davies

Duncan Davies is CEO of Notify - the Health & Safety platform revolutionising workplace safety, health and wellbeing. 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...

What’s Trending Now? Mullen Stoker

What’s Trending Now? Mullen Stoker

Chartered accountancy and IT firm Mullen Stoker was launched in 2010 and now services clients across the country, supported by a team of 15 employees. In every issue of East Durham Business we look at issues that are topical, issues that are affecting businesses on a...

Bye bye coronavirus hello business growth

Bye bye coronavirus hello business growth

Editor Leanne Fawcett shares her experiences of keeping LEC going during the toughest health crisis the world has faced for decades… Anyone who has ever run a business knows how tough it is. The highs and lows, the blood, sweat and tears that come with trying to make...

HR expert highlights importance of reporting signs of domestic abuse

HR expert highlights importance of reporting signs of domestic abuse

Alison Schreiber of The HR Dept, Durham, is the Peterlee and Seaham Business Park Groups’ and East Durham Business magazine’s resident HR expert. Before the pandemic, an estimated 2.4 million adults had experienced domestic abuse in the previous 12 months. This crisis...