Do you love your work and want to make even more of a difference to the people in your community?
Are you committed to your own learning and growth so you can motivate your team to create huge change?
Do you see yourself as a visionary, taking your team to the next level and beyond?
If it’s yes to all of the above then Durham Sparks would love to hear from you!
Motivated to make a lasting difference to the communities of County Durham we provide the support that bridges the gap between your ideas and making it happenRead More
We have a wealth of business expertise and our Business Advisors can work with you to maximise your skills, talents and aspirations.Read More
Driven by you and your organisations’ needs we can look at every aspect of your business with the aim of adding value to what you are already doing.Read More
If the answer to any of the above is YES we can offer FREE training for individuals and for small groups of people to learn how to use enterprise skills to make business and community groups more efficient and fit for purpose. Check out our Current Events or download our info leaflet here
The training will be in a full Covid19 secure environment approved by Durham County Council or in a suitable Covid19 secure environment venue of your choosing. On line sessions, via Zoom or Teams, are also available if required.
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Tips to help you with your Community Enterprise
5 top tips for starting a community enterprise
So you've come up with a great business idea for a new service or product that will benefit your community. But now what do you do? Read More.
How to write a business plan (and why you should)
Whether you are an individual or a group considering starting a community enterprise, writing a business plan can be not only a little daunting but also time consuming, so it's a good idea to think about the key areas before you start. Read More.
Top tips for finding the perfect business space for your community enterprise
Choosing the right business space to run your community enterprise is an essential part of your business plans to thrive and grow. We caught up with Durham Sparks Business Advisor David Jackson. Read More.
Which business space if right for your community enterprise?
When you are starting out with a new business, or seeking growth, looking at business space may seem like a costly distraction. However, it’s important not to rush into a decision that you may regret later. Read More.