Durham County Council (DCC), in collaboration with the County Durham Economic Partnership (CDEP) has prepared an evidence base in covering the key areas of business and enterprise.
The full evidence base can be found below.
The Business Survey was designed to provide a robust evidence base to support the creation of a sector implementation plan in County Durham. Further evidence from the sector study is also available on request to compliment this survey.
Business Base and Entrepreneurship
The below report provides an analysis on the Business Base and Entrepreneurship Profile for County Durham.
Homeworking in County Durham
The homeworking report provides some very useful insights into the issue of home working in County Durham together with a number of practical implementation points. The report identifies the key business needs of home workers living and working within the county such as meeting space and networking opportunities.
The Creative Industries in Durham porfolio has been designed to stimulate debate and interest as part of the overall economic assessment. As out information and evidence grows, this portfolio is expected to evolve with renewed understanding.
Gross Value Added
This report analyses the producivity in County Durham in relation to other Local Authorities in the North East and Regional and National averages. CDEA Gross Value Added (PDF, 430kb)
The Implementation Plan sets out a series of interventions to tackle the key business and enterprise issues that have been prioritised by partners within County Durham. It has been informed by a series of one-to-one consultations with partners in County Durham and the wider North East region, a number of workshops across partners, and desk-based research. The Plan was prepared with the assistance of the Policy Research Group, University of Durham.
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