Business support programmes
We have a number of free online and in-person business support programmes in York and North Yorkshire designed to support you achieve your business goals, whether that’s the tools you need to to get started, the skills and knowledge to grow, or the connections and financing you need to reach in to new markets.
Four issues key to social enterprise survival
Social enterprises face a unique and complex series of issues. To ensure the long-term health and survival of your social enterprise, an understanding of these issues is vital. In this article, I will summarise four key areas you need to consider: sources of funding, governance considerations, the power of people, and sustainable growth.
New robot will be ‘one of the team’ as Hunmanby manufacturing firm streamlines production
A PRECISION engineering firm near Filey is adding an advanced robot to its workforce after winning funding to upgrade its production process with the latest technology.
Peer to peer lending Q&A
Looking for an alternative route to financing your business? Peer to peer (P2P) lending is one of the options.
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.