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Business Support

Our business support partners. These organisations are designed to provide advice, support and community for your business to help it grow and thrive.

ERDF AD:Venture Programme Logos

The AD:VENTURE programme delivers ERDF funded growth support to existing businesses in their first 3 years of trading and for people planning to start a business within the Leeds City Region. The programme supports businesses with high growth ambitions, and is generally aimed at businesses who supply to other businesses (B2B) Eligibility criteria does apply, but we can discuss this with you.

British Chambers of Commerce logo

Your local Chamber of Commerce exists to support and grow businesses through partnerships, networking and business intelligence. It stands to represent the voice of local business to the Government to promote growth and success.

BEF Partner Business Durham Logo

Business Durham focusses on the economic development for County Durham, delivering services to promote business and economic growth. Business Durham can assist with starting a business, finding a property, innovation and more.

Explaw Logo

Explaw is an HR, employment law and health & safety consultancy designed to meet the ongoing needs of all organisational types from start-ups, SME businesses to larger companies. Their aim is to minimise risks in these areas and reduce the costs of protecting a business.

HMRC offer a wide range of business support services, from online courses in starting a business, webinars, tax calculators. You can also sign up to email alerts to keep up to date on the latest news, services and changes to policies.

Make it York serve the York area and are specialists in the unique business and economic landscape. Connecting businesses to each other and offering support are their priorities to help one of the country’s fasted growing cities reach it’s potential.