We’re here to help businesses in Ryedale. Contact our business advisors for help and support.
Listed below are organisations that offer assistance to local businesses.
Yorkshire Graduates exists to connect graduates and employers across the Yorkshire region.
York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership
The Local Enterprise Partnership is a business-led partnership within the public sector that helps businesses in York, North Yorkshire, and the East Riding to improve and grow.
Do you want to employ an apprentice?
If you’re thinking about taking on an apprentice, please visit the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) website. NAS supports, funds, and coordinates the delivery of apprenticeships throughout England.
Guide to Apprenticeships
What are the benefits to my company of being involved with Young Enterprise?
Your business can get a lot of benefits from the Young Enterprise scheme. There are motivational and professional development rewards, employee volunteering and measurable and effective Corporate Social Responsibility outcomes. This learning experience is valuable for young people throughout the area.
The programme also brings learning benefits for the volunteers who are encouraged to develop their own skills and knowledge alongside students. In particular, self-confidence, communication, interpersonal skills, and team working are all developed as part of the course.
More information about the Young Enterprise scheme can be found on their website.
Yorkshire Energy Partnership – Investors in the Environment
Investors in the Environment is a not-for-profit environmental accreditation and membership scheme. Unlike other environmental management systems, iiE demands real improvements. It’s flexible and easy to implement, and comes with the continued support of an environmental expert.
As well as achieving a green stamp of approval, businesses will save money off their bills and have access to more than 60 other member businesses in Yorkshire and Humber who are actively looking at ways to improve their environmental performance.
For further information download the information pack at the foot of this page or visit Investors in the Environment.
North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership (NYBEP)
NYBEP provides individually tailored services to help schools, colleges and universities enrich the curriculum. It helps businesses engage actively in the development of their future workforce and learners better understand their personal skills and future choices.
The key aim of NYBEP is to support education to achieve a better fit between the offer to young people and the needs of our communities and labour market.
Tel: 01904 693632 or visit NYBEP
UK Trade and Investment
The Department for International Trade works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international market. It encourages the best overseas companies to look to the UK. UKTI has professional advisers in the UK and across more than 100 international markets.
For more information, visit the Department for International Trade
Federation of Small Businesses
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is a UK business organisation representing small and medium-sized businesses. The FSB offers not-for-profit small business advice, financial expertise, and support.
Benefits of membership include access to employment advice and protection, a legal helpline and documents hub, FSB funding platform, and cash advance facilities.
For further information please visit Federation for Small Businesses.
For any Ryedale based business who wants to join the FSB, we’ve agreed £50 cashback on the cost of the first year’s membership. The FSB are also waiving their joining administration fee of £30, so a total of £80 discount will apply on your first year membership fee.
To find out more and take advantage of this special deal, contact our Business Advisors.
Leeds, York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce
Leeds, York, and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has been supporting businesses since 1853. It’s a private sector, not-for-profit membership organisation and it represents the interests of members in North Yorkshire. The Chamber lobbies and helps members grow their businesses.
The Chamber delivers training, events, and seminars across a wide range of subjects from general networking to specialist training to improve business performance.
As a long-standing part of the business support environment, the Chamber has access to and knowledge of third-party and Governmental organisations that can help your business.
For more information please visit Your Chamber or call 01904 567838.