Durham City Incubator – video

Setting up my own business or any thoughts of becoming an entrepreneur were never considered or even discussed when I was at school or university thinking about my future.   Thankfully times have changed and despite the negative images of entrepreneurs portrayed in TV programmes like The Apprentice – where new teeth and a fake tan…

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Future Business Magnates – video

The Newsmaker team’s had the great pleasure of again working with Business Durham in support of its fantastic competition for schools – Future Business Magnates. This has been the 18th year of FBM which – as far as I am aware – is the only contest of its kind in the UK. It involves teams…

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Video – Future Business Magnates 2020

Tomorrow Business Durham launches the Future Business Magnates competition for 2020. We’ve been working with Business Durham since 2015 when it commissioned a video to mark the 10th birthday of FBM.  Like all the suppliers and businesses who become involved with the competition, we are unfailingly impressed by the maturity and intelligence of the young…

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Future Business Magnates 2019 – Awards Evening video

Congratulations to the team from St Leonard’s Catholic School who were last night named as the 14th winners of Future Business Magnates (FBM).  The competition is run by Business Durham and requires Year 8 students to create a product and then learn – through various challenges – how to market, finance and pitch their idea.…

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Video – Future Business Magnates…Connecting Durham

Future Business Magnates is a competition run by Business Durham which involves secondary schools and businesses across County Durham. FBM is in its 12th year and this year featured 21 schools – each with a business partner – who had to create and develop their business idea through six challenges. The theme for 2017 was…

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