Digital Drive County Durham
WHAT WAS THE SERViCE?
Digital Drive County Durham is an ERDF-funded project delivered by UMi Commercial Ltd on behalf of Business Durham. This project aims to help businesses on their digital adoption journey, giving them the skills and knowledge to help embrace things like new digital marketing tools and back-office productivity systems.
WHAT DiD UMi DO?
Through the delivery of one-to-one support from our Digital Advisors, one-to-many support through our events programme, and financial support through the grant funding element of the project, UMi delivered a holistic programme of support helping businesses across the county to develop their digital skills and drive their businesses forward.
WHAT WAS THE RESULT?
With 6 months remaining in the project, over 900 businesses across County Durham have engaged with the programme, with over 600 Health Checks delivered and over £1,000,000 in grant funding approved for distribution to businesses across the county leading to a net employment increase of over 100 new jobs.