In The Spotlight: Daisy Street Play

Carlie Green, 30, owns Daisy Street Play in Spennymoore, which is a unique play area for children aged 0-7. Daisy Street was created whilst Carlie was pregnant with her daughter, she said that, “my partner and I had started to think about it as there was definitely a lack of … Read More

In The Spotlight: The Play Place

Kelly Cressey, 43 , opened The Play Place two years ago after becoming redundant from working as Cabin Crew, “I’d just came back from maternity leave and was told I was going to be made redundant within the next two and a half years. Every aspect of cabin crew revolves … Read More

How Small Businesses can Access Strategic Purchasing

The modern business world expects small businesses to be able to compete with success on the same stage as large multi-national corporations. This can put great strain on small businesses to ensure they are as efficient as possible to capitalise on the lower running costs and flexibility associated with small … Read More

4 Ways of Increasing Company Profits

One of the constants in business is the drive to increase company profits, although many other aspects are increasingly important in the modern business environment, increasing bottom line or profit underlies every decision made by large organisations or small companies alike. During the early part of my career a manager … Read More

Are SME’s missing out on hidden cost savings?

The modern business environment can appear very cut throat with every other company out to steal your secrets. There is a valid need to guard any information or element which sets a business apart from its rivals, however this process can make it very easy to become isolated and think … Read More

Roam Local campaign partners with Durham BID

Durham BID has partnered with ROAM LOCAL for a three-year deal, a deal designed to make you money with a little bit of time being your only investment!! This is a tremendous opportunity for you and the City to be at the cutting edge of a new way of engaging with customers, both … Read More

How Save The High Street was founded

Save the High Street was founded by Andrew Bartlett and Nick Danks when they decided to join forces and support their local high streets and save their communities, together.  When the duo met three years ago, they realised that their goals, ambitions and morals aligned with one another, and their … Read More

Join our 6 week business improvement programme

Save The High Street (STHS) is rolling out a Business Improvement Program (BIP), a completely fully funded opportunity for every business within the North East to jump on, to sharpen their tools of practice ready for post Covid19. During this programme STHS will work with you and your business to … Read More

The Lumberjack story for highly productive people in busines

There was an old lumberjack well known for his speed at cutting down trees. One day he was challenged by a younger, stronger lumberjack who knew he could beat the older guy in a head to head contest and earn glory for himself. Smiling to himself, the experienced lumberjack agreed. … Read More