York Professionals can offer something to your business, no matter what the size - find out more below


We're promoting the skill and expertise of York's professional services sector. Be a part of it.

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We can put you in contact with the individuals and companies you need within the professional sector.

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We welcome the support of our partners who work to support our collective vision and aims.

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Digital Proof Your Business | Cyber Security

Learn how to protect your business against the existing and emerging threats of the internet and how internal policies and processes can limit your potential to fall foul of online crime. Hear from Mark Fordyce, Managing Director, York Data Services and Dan Taylor, Owner, See Green who will talk about cyber security and how businesses can make immediate changes to limit any potential threat.

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Economic Update | Incorporating the Annual General Meeting

Deputy Leader of the City of York Council - Keith Aspden will discuss the recent launch of the Economic Strategy, talk about York as a Friendly Council and how the professional services sector can best work together with them in the future. The event will incorporate the York Professionals Annual General Meeting which will be held just prior to the main presentations on the evening.

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Culture Club - how to successfully work with different cultures

72.4% of consumers are more likely to buy a product with information in their own language. An estimated 3.5% of UK GDP is lost in trade, as a result of the language barrier. Join us for an interactive and practical look at how your business can benefit from professional translation services. Explore some of the common pitfalls, and how you can avoid them! Presented by Nathaniel Elcock, Managing Director of Aardvark Language Services, and Associate Lecturer in Translation at the University of York.

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Equine Facilitated Development event

We are very proud to invite you to attend our unique and exciting event to celebrate the launch of York Business Week. We will be using Equine Facilitated Learning which is an experiential approach and means that you will learn by undertaking activities with the added dimension of the horse. We will be using the traditional world of learning and bringing into it the powerful presence of a reactionary animal to help accelerate your learning.

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York Business Week – Inspire. Grow. Celebrate

November promises to be an exciting month for the present and future York Business Community. Local businesses and higher education partners throughout the city are joining together to host York Business Week from 14-18 November 2016. The week promises to offer local businesses, entrepreneurs and students a range of informative, valuable and thought provoking events and networking to enhance the business opportunities available within the city.

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How's Business Ebooks

How’s Business, the growth hub for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding, have put together a range of eBooks to make it simple to find help for your business. http://bit.ly/2bc3UAG

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Sponsorship Opportunities | York Professionals

We are looking for a company to sponsor our work and be associated alongside the York Professionals brand. With a large range of valuable opportunities throughout the year to promote your business to key business in the region, this is a special chance to gain exclusive access to the city’s key decision makers and influencers.

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Become part of York's thriving business community

We have a very active membership which represent the professional services community. We are always delighted to welcome more professional services businesses to join us.

  • For York to be recognised as a world-leading centre for business and enterprise.
  • York Professionals drives economic growth by supporting enterprise.
  • Over 20% of businesses in York are in professional services sectors.

  • We represent all professional services businesses in York.
  • Over 21,000 people work in York's professional services sectors.
  • Join the mission. Support enterprise. Champion economic growth.