Election: Reaction


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


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

Prioritising line improvement and making it stick workshop

At the Manufacturing Management Show, last November, our Prioritising Line Improvement – and making it stick workshop was heavily oversubscribed. By popular demand we have agreed to rerun the workshop and you are cordially invited to attend for free. “When it comes to implementing Manufacturing Improvement programmes, it’s vital that Front Line Managers are equipped with the skills to successfully

Written on 5th May 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Law firm strengthens family team with promotion

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Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP announces that it has strengthened its growing family law team with the promotion of Claire Ward to associate. Said Richard Hoare, partner and head of private client services at the firm: – “Claire is a very talented lawyer who demonstrates high levels of service, commitment and sensitivity to her clients. Having joined Andrew Jackson over 20

Written on 27th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Hungate Community Fund Awards £14,390 to good causes in York

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Eight York based good causes found out this week that they have been awarded grants following the first round of The Hungate Community Fund grants scheme. The Fund was launched in September 2016 by Lendlease and Evans Property Group as part of the Hungate (York) Regeneration Limited commitment to the local community. The panel met in December and awarded a

Written on 27th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Father and son bricklayers team up with Barratt Developments to combat housing shortage


Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, which encompasses the David Wilson Homes and Barratt Homes brands, has been working with father and son bricklayers, Sean Atkinson Snr and Sean Atkinson Jnr from Doncaster, on housing projects across the region as part of meeting the Government’s pledge to boost the housebuilding industry by building more homes. With 58% of SMEs finding it difficult

Written on 27th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Yorkshire accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott promotes new director

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Yorkshire accountancy practice Garbutt + Elliott has announced the promotion of Laura Masheder to a director role. Laura, a specialist in the charities and not-for-profit accountancy sector, joined the firm’s York office in 2003 as a trainee. During her time at the practice Laura also received the prestigious Diploma in Charity Accounting (DChA), recognising her expertise in the sector. In

Written on 26th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News