Business Operations and Processes
Improving your business operations and processes can be a cost-effective exercise, as well as necessary to maintaining the quality of your product or service as you grow.
Seeking an accreditation can increase productivity and efficiency, in addition to serving as an added reassurance to your customers.
Operationally, outside influences such as outsourcing can have a direct impact on your cost and customer satisfaction. Plus, if you are outgrowing your existing premises, you may be finding it a challenge to scale your operations and transform your business processes.
The York and North Yorkshire Growth Hub can work closely with you to overcome these issues and provide support aimed at preparing your operations and processes so that they can sustain your future growth plans. Contact us today.
We can support your business operations with:
- Business improvement and development
Improving existing business practices is key to evaluating efficiency, improving workflow and optimising services.
- Outsourcing and contracting
If you’re looking to outsource a work process for accounting, HR support, or IT services, we can recommend external providers that will work best for your business.
- Process mapping and planning
We can help you with defining your goals, documenting your current workflow and modelling new processes.
Find out more about business operations and processes.
To find out more about how we can help with business operations and processes, get in touch.
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Peer to peer lending Q&A
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13th June 20239:00 am - 5:00 pmFREE
13 Jun - Harrogate Co-Lab: Business Support Drop-In Session
This free drop-in service based in Harrogate can help answer your questions and direct you to relevant business support, resources and programmes.
20th July 20234:30 pm - 6:00 pmFREE
20 July - Web Design & Development for Digital Business
Hosted at York St. John’s Enterprise Centre, Agency51 will be delivering an in-depth guidance session on the key phases of bringing your business directly to your target market in a digital-first world. Consisting of a team of specialists with countless years of experience in web design, development, and marketing for businesses in a diverse range of industries and sectors, Agency51 are bringing a wealth of knowledge directly to you, so your business can begin building a formidable digital foundation.
Screen Tourism Toolkit
A free screen tourism toolkit exploring the opportunities, showing best practice and connecting business with resources and support.
Glossary of Climate Change Terms for Businesses
A free digital glossary defining the key climate change terms relevant to businesses, to help you understand and engage with sustainability resources and support.
2022 Seminar Recordings
We have recently hosted a programme of in-person seminars and other events, some of which were professionally recorded and can now be viewed on our website.