Client stories

Find out how other North East businesses have already used a grant from the North East Business Support Fund to grow and develop their business.

World is their oyster for much-loved seafood specialists

IT’S been plain sailing at one of the North East’s best-known seafood establishments, since calling in the experts to help boost efficiency. Award-winning Latimer’s Seafood, which overlooks the North Sea from its picturesque spot in South Tyneside’s Whitburn, secured a grant from NBSL, via the North East Business Support Fund, to help streamline processes within […]

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Grant helps tech team turn tide for marine conservation effort

A TRIO of specialists dedicated to wildlife conservation have pooled their collective talents to help protect the largest fish in the oceans and the North East Business Support Fund was ready to help provide the support they needed. Critter was created by friends, Simon Canaway, a designer; digital developer Tom Jardine-McNamara and marine biologist Richard

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Wearside business sales boost thanks to North East Business Support Fund

Wearside business Compliant FM have experienced a significant sales boost following investment and grant funding to enhance their sales and marketing function thanks to support from the North East Business Support Fund. The Sunderland-based business provides UKAS accredited ISO certification throughout the UK and USA and works closely with a national client base ensuring all

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NECS gears up for continued growth thanks to the North East Business Support Fund

From starting 15 years ago with one branch, Cramlington-based business North East Cleaning Services (NECS) has now grown to six branches across the UK. Providing dependable and thorough professional commercial cleaning services and facilities management solutions to businesses of all sizes, their client base has dramatically increased during the pandemic with new clients arriving from

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Glass & Mirror Solutions to provide a much needed solution – thanks to our flexible funding

When Graeme Hawes first applied for business improvement funding for his Durham-based company, he had no idea just how beneficial it would turn out to be. Founded in 2019, Glass & Mirror Solutions is a Durham-based company that designs, supplies and installs custom glass products, including the likes of glass partitions, glass balustrades, floors and

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The great outdoors adventure that’s just a click away…

A RURAL paradise for adventure lovers is attracting new visitors from across the North East, thanks to regional business support experts, NBSL. Nestled in some of the region’s most breath-taking countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Weardale Adventure Centre became a word of mouth success after it opened in 2015. The innovative County

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Online support to improve nutrition knowledge across the farming and feed industry

Apheya Animal Nutrition based in County Durham provides advice, training and technical services in animal nutrition to farmers, feed and food businesses and their associated support services across with UK & and abroad and as with so many businesses this year have adapted their support to the farming and feed industry. Like many businesses at

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