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22 Oct 2018

Michelle Mook, founder of Pro-Development (UK) Limited, will take over as the new chair of York Professionals this month with Karen Tinkler, director of The Partners Group, taking up the role of Vice Chair. The senior appointments were announced in front of an audience members and professional services businesses at the York Professionals Annual General Meeting at West Offices on 19 October.

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06 Jul 2018

Has your apprentice made a real difference to your business? Do you want your business or your apprentice to be recognised by the city? The York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2018 will celebrate the achievements of apprentices and the business benefits of recruiting apprentices.

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06 Jul 2018

The Product and Process Innovation (PAPI) project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, supports small and medium-sized businesses in York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding, through equipment grants that enable new product development.

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06 Jul 2018

You are invited to join us for the York Professionals Annual Dinner 2019 to be held from 6.30pm, Wednesday 22nd May 2019 in The Dante Suite at York Racecourse.The black tie evening 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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08 Jun 2018

The recent York Professionals Annual Dinner 2018 was a resounding success. It was a beautiful sunny evening at York Racecourse and we were joined by guests from the business community in York to celebrate the professional services sector.

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07 Jun 2018

Nearly ÂŁ2,000, including Gift Aid was raised by York Professionals at the recent Annual Dinner, held at York Racecourse. The monies were in support of fellow member Catherine Adamson's mammoth fundraising in aid of The Island and SASH, two local York charities supporting vulnerable young people.

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16 Apr 2018

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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20 Mar 2018

Later this year, a new forum - Northern Power Futures will be hosted. From the people who brought Northern Power Women, this festival will discuss the future of the North from every angle - economic, professional, lifestyle and personal. This is an opportunity for the newer or future leaders of the North to take to the stage, have their say and share ideas. The event will be crowdsourced so it would be really useful to hear your views and find out what you want to hear about.

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26 Jun 2017

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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24 May 2017

How’s Business provides free business advice and support for the 50,000-plus small businesses in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding. With cyber security being a hot topic at the moment, a range of free e-books for business have been developed, providing top tips which can be put into practice today to help businesses stay secure.

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