Work with the Growth Hub: Opportunities Now Live

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF) is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and a significant component of its support for places across the UK. The fund aims to boost productivity, pay, jobs and living standards by growing the private sector, especially in those places where they are lagging. North Yorkshire Council (NYC) is the geographically largest council in the country, and this region has a mix of rural, urban and coastal communities all of which will have common challenges but also competing and differing needs. The York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub, now a part of the newly launched York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority (YNYCA), is procuring a series of specific business support programmes, as part of North Yorkshire Council’s SPF plans.

We are now looking for providers who can deliver business support in the following workstreams:

  • Startup Support (Deadline 22/04/2024)
  • Peer-to-Peer (Deadline 22/04/2024)
  • Digital Marketing (Deadline 13/05/2024)
  • Digital Solutions(Deadline 13/05/2024)

Further opportunities will be available in the near future, and are expected to include Leadership & Management, Workforce Skills Support, Sector Specialist Support and more.

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