Welcome to Visit County Durham - the tourism management agency for County Durham which works on behalf of businesses and public agencies to support the growth and development of the county's visitor economy.
Visit County Durham has strategic responsibility for tourism and performs the functions of destination management and marketing in the county.
Many others are involved in delivering a vibrant visitor economy, one organisation cannot do it alone, which is why we are a partnership.
National Volunteers Week
Volunteers Week is an annual celebration of the significant contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK.
NHS Test and Trace: workplace guidance
New guidance explains how employers and businesses can play their part in the NHS test and trace programme to slow the spread of the virus.
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme extended
The scheme has been extended, allowing eligible self-employed workers whose livelihoods are affected by COVID-19 to claim a second and final grant in August, worth 70% of their average monthly trading profits and capped at £6,570.
Job Retention Scheme changes
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough) is changing to flexibly support jobs as people return to work.
Supplier Partner Offer
Visit County Durham Supplier Partner EMG Solicitors is offering a free 30-minute consultation on any legal issue, and have an employment specialist who can support with general queries, or in relation to COVID-19.