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Case Studies

The  North East BIC’s business advisers have a wealth of experience and have helped many on their path to self employment. See below for some examples of our most recent success stories.

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Five star rating for start-up client

Coffee Grams are celebrating after receiving a five star rating from Sunderland City Council just nine weeks after it opened in Houghton-Le-Spring. Owner Susan Ingram has worked in catering all her life but always...

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Start up client delivers results

According to NatWest Entrepreneurship Monitor, 27 per cent of Britons believe that now is a good time to set up their own business. When I first met Natasha McDonough earlier this year, she too...

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Brothers climb ladder to start up success

Family businesses represent a vital part of the UK economy and there are many reasons to go into business with relatives. As well as leaving a legacy for your family you represent a strong...

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Design agency grows business at The Hub

A GRAPHIC designer whose clients include; the NHS, Grosvenor Casinos and Sunderland AFC has expanded his business by taking office space at The Hub Washington. After being made redundant in 2013 from Newcastle United,...

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Start up serves up

Start up serves up

By Jo Sinclair, marketing assistant: Here at the BIC no two days are the same when you are in the marketing team and on a cold day in October I had the pleasure of leaving...

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