Scheme to reduce congestion on M62 to begin next week

Drivers will benefit from reduced congestion on a busy West Yorkshire motorway as major work to improve two key junctions begins on the M62 next week. The roundabouts and slip roads at junction 27 for Gildersome will be upgraded as part of a two phase scheme starting on Monday 23 July. The scheme – which aims to improve journey times

Written on 18th July 2018Iain. Published in Uncategorised

York President celebrates district’s success

The President of York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has set out to the business community what she wants to see happen over the next two years of her term of office. Bridget Davies, Managing Director of Minster FM radio station, gave a heartfelt and impassioned speech at the annual dinner of York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

Written on 22nd March 2018Mike Cartwright. Published in Lobbying, media, News

City of York Council is asking for comments on new proposals to cut congestion and journey times on one of York’s busiest roads


Residents and businesses have until Friday 2 February to comment on designs to upgrade the outer ring roads Wetherby Road roundabout. The roundabout upgrades will mean more lanes and space on the approaches and exits, and improvements for pedestrians and cyclists. Also, and where possible the road layouts will be designed to accommodate a potential future a potential future scheme

Written on 9th January 2018Mike Cartwright. Published in News

Tender opportunity York Council

Written on 5th December 2017Mike Cartwright. Published in Uncategorised

Chamber Budget Requests


West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is calling on the Chancellor to create business stability in this year’s Budget. The Chamber wants to see Philip Hammond introduce measures that will tackle the up-front costs of doing business, and offer incentives for investment; the business group is also calling for improved mobile network coverage.  The submission to the Chancellor, due

Written on 16th November 2017Mike Cartwright. Published in Economy, Lobbying, News

The Apprenticeship Levy- Shaping your resource and talent strategy

York St John University Employers’ Breakfast Seminars in Northallerton, South Milford & Wetherby According to a recent British Chamber Of Commerce Survey, 25% of levy-paying organisations still don’t understand how the levy works or know how their company should respond to it, with a further 56% of levy paying businesses expecting not to recover their levy before it expires. York

Written on 13th November 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Uncategorised

York Local Plan

The City of York Council has recently been consulting about a Local Plan for the city. The Plan is a citywide plan which will help shape future development in York over the next 20 years. It sets out the opportunities and policies on what or will not be permitted and where, including businesses and new homes. The Plan is also

Written on 2nd November 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Lobbying, News

Have your say on York’s spending plans

York’s residents and businesses can have their say on the council’s future spending plans over the next few weeks. The results of the 2018 citywide budget consultation will help set the council’s financial priorities for the forthcoming year. Despite already achieving savings of over £100m in the last decade through a combination of efficiency savings and reviewing the services it

Written on 23rd October 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News

York, North Yorkshire & East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership Chair

York, North Yorkshire and East Riding is an ambitious region benefitting from multi-billion investment and a strong growing economy. With a vibrant mix of the stunning Yorkshire Coast, two National Parks and the world renowned city of York, we have a strong, growing economy and are ideally placed to take advantage of many new opportunities. Following six successful years in

Written on 3rd October 2017Iain. Published in Uncategorised

Council wants your views on the York’s most important plan for a generation

A six-week consultation on the latest draft of York’s Local Plan – which identifies what and how land can be used – starts today. Homes in the city will receive a special edition of the Our City publication over the next two weeks, which explains the plan and how to have your say. The full version of the Local Plan

Written on 18th September 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, News