York Professionals can offer something to your business, no matter what the size - find out more below


We're promoting the skill and expertise of York's professional services sector. Be a part of it.

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We can put you in contact with the individuals and companies you need within the professional sector.

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We welcome the support of our partners who work to support our collective vision and aims.

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Askham Grange Prison Event - Do You Judge a Book By Its Cover? | 'Second Chances'

Hear from Sue Tindall, an experienced Legal Secretary and ex-offender who will talk about the highs and lows and how she turned her life around with the help of Working Chance – a charity which aims to empower women to find sustainable employment. And find out about the 'Inside Out' business programme and how it helps build confidence through the replication of a business environment.

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Communication Skills with the 'Witches of Glum'

How good are your communication skills? Let the witches of Glum put you to the test! This session will challenge us to consider how good our communication and listening skills really are. Michelle Mook from Pro-Development will share insights into why communication goes so badly wrong for us and why we find ourselves so often on a different page from each other using the analogy of a great fairy-tale.

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York Professionals Annual Dinner 2018

You are invited to join us for the York Professionals Annual Dinner 2018 to be held from 6.30pm, Thursday 24th May 2018 in The Dante Suite at York Racecourse.The York Professionals Annual Dinner is warmly regarded as the highlight in York's business calendar and we very much hope you will be able to join us.

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Speed Networking & Wine Tasting at Veeno, York

Susie Brindley, Director at Willow Business Support will take delegates on a whistle stop tour of networking and will lead this speed networking session. Find out the 'top tips for networking' and put them to the test as you share business cards with contacts and develop new relations. For fun, we'll be combining this with a mini wine tasting session, to be led by the Veeno, York team and nibbles.

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York Professionals Seeks Board Directors

Applications are now being welcomed for the position of voluntary York Professionals Board Director. Looking to further strengthen Board level representation across all sectors, including business support, creative & digital, marketing, finance, property, legal and people, York Professionals are seeking dynamic individuals who want to make a difference.

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Change of Speaker | York Professionals Annual Dinner

In light of the current climate, it has been necessary to change the main speaker for the York Professionals Annual Dinner 2018. We are delighted to announce that we will be welcoming Declan Curry - journalist and broadcaster who has been speaking and writing about business and the economy for more than 25 years.

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York Professionals Welcomes New Board Directors

New Directors join the York Professionals Board to further strengthen the vision to grow and showcase a community of professionals in York that are recognised as leaders in their field. The appointments of Elliot Rich, The Alternative Board and Susie Mortonson, Harrowells, ensure greater representation of the professional services industry in the business support and legal sectors.

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Innovation Biocamp, Hawkhills, Yorkshire, 3rd-8th June 2018

Apply now for €7000 worth of fully funded, specialist training for your business. Start-up, bio-based businesses can benefit from fully funded, intensive business training for successful innovation. The BioBase4SME project is now providing start-up companies working in the bioeconomy with €7,000 worth of specialist training, fully funded by the project.

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Become part of York's thriving business community

We have a very active membership which represent the professional services community. We are always delighted to welcome more professional services businesses to join us.

  • For York to be recognised as a world-leading centre for business and enterprise.
  • York Professionals drives economic growth by supporting enterprise.
  • Over 20% of businesses in York are in professional services sectors.

  • We represent all professional services businesses in York.
  • Over 21,000 people work in York's professional services sectors.
  • Join the mission. Support enterprise. Champion economic growth.