City of York: New Support for Your Business

7 Dec 2023

Join City of York Council to learn more about their new business support programmes, funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Free event: 9:30AM – 12:00pm.

Business receiving advice with HMG, Levelling Up and City of York Council logos

About this event

City of York Council is pleased to invite York’s business community to the launch of a range of new business support programmes, funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).

Join them at the Priory Street Centre to hear from specialist providers who’ll be delivering tailor-made support to York’s businesses and social enterprises and fostering collaboration within local communities.

Expect to hear about an exciting range of programmes ready to support all kinds of businesses, from start-ups to social enterprise projects, to grow as part of a fair, thriving, green economy for all.

Topics to be covered include:

With plenty of opportunities for networking, this is your chance to learn about the support programmes funded directly by the UKSPF, City York Council and its partners.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit


09:30 – Arrival and registration / refreshments

10:00 – Welcome from Cllr Pete Kilbane, Deputy Leader City of York Council and Executive Member for Economy & Transport

10:10 – Overview of Business support available from City of York Council

10:25 – York Start, Sustain & Growth Network – Momentic

10:40 – IGNITE Your Social Enterprise – Quantum Vantage

10:55 – Innovate York – University of York

11:10 – Decarbonising the business base in York – The Growth Company

11-25 – Closing remarks and Networking

12:00 – Close

Accessibility information:

This event will be held in the Main Hall of the Priory Street Centre. Photographs of the venue can be found below.

More information about the venue’s accessibility can be found here.


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