Scarborough bridge consultation

With thanks to City for York Council To help provide better accessibility, connectivity & more capacity, the council is consulting with residents, commuters and visitors on the construction of a new shared use bridge over the River Ouse. The new bridge will replace the current crossing adjacent to Scarborough Bridge, providing a much wider and accessible facility. The current narrow

Written on 12th July 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News

York Business Games

This annual event is for businesses in York to compete against each other in some fun sports. The idea of the day is around fun competition not elite sports!! Giving businesses a great opportunity for team building as well as socialising and relaxed networking. The event has space for 16 teams of 6 players and up to 4 subs, and is

Written on 7th July 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Is your business ready to take advantage of degree and master’s level apprenticeships?

York St John University is pleased to be hosting a breakfast session for employers about degree and masters level apprenticeships. The recent introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy means funding is available to employers who want to pay for apprenticeship training and following the launch in April this year, 1.3 per cent of the UK’s employers will have to commit to

Written on 23rd June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Chemistry and industrial biotechnology for a circular bioeconomy

14:00, 21st September, University of York  The Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Network and BioVale are working together to deliver an opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors to gain insight and form new business relationships in sustainable technologies for a circular bio-economy. Entrepreneurs can benefit from funded training and live pitching to a panel of investors.  https://www.biovale.org/event/pitch-event-chemistry-and-industrial-biotechnology-for-a-circular-bioeconomy/

Written on 20th June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Andrew Jackson advises AFS Group on sale of stake to Aldermore Group PLC

 Aldermore Group PLC, the London Stock Exchange Main Market Listed challenger bank, has acquired a 48% stake in AFS Group Holdings Ltd (AFS), one of the UK’s leading independent funding providers, for an undisclosed sum.   AFS, which employs 19 people across two offices in Blackburn and York, is one of the largest introducers to asset and commercial finance funders

Written on 19th June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Election: Reaction

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Commenting on the General Election outcome, the President of York & North Yorkshire Chamber said:  “I’d like to congratulate the MPs across North Yorkshire on their election victory and look forward to working with all to ensure that business and the economy remain priorities. As the dust settles on the formation of the next government I would particularly welcome commitment

Written on 12th June 2017Mike Cartwright. Published in Current Issues, Economy, Lobbying, media, News

Pitch Event: Chemistry and industrial biotechnology for a circular bioeconomy

14:00, 21st September, University of York The Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Network and BioVale are working together to deliver an opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors to gain insight and form new business relationships in sustainable technologies for a circular bio-economy.Entrepreneurs can benefit from funded training and live pitching to a panel of investors. https://www.biovale.org/event/pitch-event-chemistry-and-industrial-biotechnology-for-a-circular-bioeconomy/

Written on 8th June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Micklegate Bar closure for restoration works – as part of £1.5m scheme

With thanks to the City of York council As part of a £1.5 million restoration scheme to preserve and protect York’s medieval city walls – announced by City of York Council last month – road closures will be needed in Micklegate to allow the restoration works to be carried out safely.  For the full story please visit the website here.

Written on 24th May 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

£1 Makes a Huge Difference In York & North Yorkshire

York & North Yorkshire’s number one commercial radio station, Minster FM, is on a mission to collect old pound coins on Friday 26th May. The old coins will cease to be legal tender by the end of October so the station is asking us to ‘ditch’ an old coin as they take a cue from Harry Potter with a fundraising

Written on 23rd May 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Charities thank Chamber for fund-raising

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York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has raised more than £3000 for its nominated charities The money was raised at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner; and has been handed over to St Leonard’s Hospice in York and Saint Catherine’s Hospice, Scarborough. The charities were chosen by York Chamber President Ed Everard. Annie Keogh, Corporate fundraiser for Saint Leonard’s Hospice, said:

Written on 18th May 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News