Access to finance: Funding growth – York Business Support Programme

13 Oct 2022

13 October, 10:00-11:00am, The Enterprise Centre, York St John University YO31 7EX

This fully funded seminar with GAP coaching will provide you with a summary of all the commercial funding options available to businesses, with details on how to make your business more attractive to funders. 

What will I learn?

This seminar with business coach Gareth Allen will act as a useful primer for on the funding options that are available to trading businesses.

In this one-hour seminar, you will learn:

  • Basic knowledge of all the funding options available
  • Insider’s view on how a lender assesses a funding application
  • How to prepare the business for funding

The talk will be recorded, but there is no requirement for you to appear in any video by being in the audience.

Register your place


Gareth Allen – Founder of Gareth Allen Performance Coaching and Business Coach

Gareth has a wealth of experience across many industries. Having occupied senior management roles in retail and banking, he now runs his own business and helps others to achieve their potential.

He takes a “whole life” approach to coaching, helping people to achieve their goals within the context of their wider world, rather than just focusing on one small area at a time.

“I am passionate about helping people to reach their goals. Just as important, I want people to enjoy their journey towards those goals. It’s not just about the destination, it’s about the road we travel.”

Further Details

Places are limited, so please register your interest early to avoid disappointment.

If you are interested in participating, please fill in the form on this page and we will be in contact with you. If you would like to know more, please contact

This programme is delivered in partnership between the York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub, City of York Council, Harrogate Borough Council, & GAP Coaching

The Growth Hub are collaborating with City of York Council, Harrogate Borough Council and different providers to deliver various fully funded support programmes, hosted across York and Harrogate districts. Places are limited, and we may not be able guarantee any individual business support through more than one of the funded programmes we’re currently offering. Please contact us if you have any queries.