Covering Durham and Derwentside from its bases in Chester-le-Street and Consett, CDC Enterprise Agency offer business support and guidance to individuals looking to start or grow businesses, providing confidential advice, training courses and workshops, coaching, a networking club and access to funding advice.

Together, the team provides business advice and one-to-one mentoring sessions, as well as delivering workshops and running the day to day operations at our Business Centres in Chester-le-Street and Consett.

From researching the market and finding your customer base to balancing the books and promoting your business… we’ll make sure you get the best possible start.

Free one to one business advice

Our wide range of start-up services include FREE one to one advice from expert Business Advisers on:

  • Business Planning
  • Market Research
  • Funding and start up loans
  • Setting up in business and legal requirements
  • Registering as self-employed
  • Tax, VAT and keeping records

Business Support Programmes

  • Start Up Workshops
  • Networking Opportunities

If you are thinking about becoming your own boss, and would like confidential and independent business advice contact CDC to help you get your business off the ground, get in touch with the team today.

Contact CDC Enterprise Agency

  • Mile House, Bridge End, Chester-le-Street DH3 3RA
  • 0191 3892648
  • Office 5, Consett Innovation Centre, Ponds Court Business Park, Genesis Way, Consett, County Durham DH8 5XP
  • 01207 580011