Everyone’s going GDPR mad!

Everyone’s going GDPR mad!

Four letters you’re probably sick of seeing and hearing, yet you’re probably still wondering where to start. This isn’t the first time new legislation and laws have come into effect, and it certainly won’t be the last. So why didn’t...
Zak’s NEET experience at LEC

Zak’s NEET experience at LEC

Zak Williams is NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training aged 16-24) and is working with EDBS advisor Simon Naisbett to gain the skills needed to hopefully help him secure employment. Here he shares his thoughts on the course in his first blog, written as part...
Why your business must evolve

Why your business must evolve

The recent announcement that Amazon is to close its Lovefilm DVD rental service reminded me of the decline of Blockbuster Video. Once the staple of everybody’s Friday night in – going to the local video shop to rent a film that wouldn’t be available...
Does your brand stand up internally?

Does your brand stand up internally?

All businesses strive to have a brand they can be proud of. A lot of focus goes on how your company’s brand looks from the outside world. But that can mean we often ignore how it looks from the inside. Your brand is the heart and personality of your business and...
Exhibitors flock to Oktoberfest as event marks 10 years

Exhibitors flock to Oktoberfest as event marks 10 years

DOZENS of businesses have already booked their spot at Durham Oktoberfest, which this year celebrates its tenth birthday. The manufacturing and engineering expo brings together hundreds of people from the region’s business community to network and showcase their...