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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Upcoming events

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Speed Networking & Wine Tasting at Veeno, York

Susie Brindley, Director at Willow Business Support will take delegates on a whistle stop tour of networking and will lead this speed networking session. Find out the 'top tips for networking' and put them to the test as you share business cards with contacts and develop new relations. For fun, we'll be combining this with a mini wine tasting session, to be led by the Veeno, York team and nibbles.

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Successful Employee Recruitment & Values

Hear direct from Hiscox's HR team welcoming Urzula Dmochowska and James Scottwood, alongside Philip Thorn, Head of Direct Home Insurance about how they attract and select the right people in their business. How the recruitment process works for them and why inductions and training are paramount to the future success of the business.

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Building Business Brands with LinkedIn

Steve Phillip is Managing Director of Linked2Success - since 2009, he has worked with sales and business development directors and business owners, throughout the UK and overseas, helping them embrace LinkedIn and social selling to engage with the right stakeholders in the companies they want to do business with.

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Economic Update incorporating the York Professionals AGM

Join us for our annual 'economic update' and hear the latest on the council's business news and opportunities from Mary Weastell, Chief Executive, City of York Council. The event will incorporate the York Professionals Annual General Meeting.

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York Professionals Seeks Board Directors

Applications are now being welcomed for the position of voluntary York Professionals Board Director. Looking to further strengthen Board level representation across all sectors, including business support, creative & digital, marketing, finance, property, legal and people, York Professionals are seeking dynamic individuals who want to make a difference.

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York Professionals Welcomes New Board Directors

New Directors join the York Professionals Board to further strengthen the vision to grow and showcase a community of professionals in York that are recognised as leaders in their field. The appointments of Elliot Rich, The Alternative Board and Susie Mortonson, Harrowells, ensure greater representation of the professional services industry in the business support and legal sectors.

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Innovation Biocamp, Hawkhills, Yorkshire, 3rd-8th June 2018

Apply now for €7000 worth of fully funded, specialist training for your business. Start-up, bio-based businesses can benefit from fully funded, intensive business training for successful innovation. The BioBase4SME project is now providing start-up companies working in the bioeconomy with €7,000 worth of specialist training, fully funded by the project.

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Get your free Cyber Security eBook

Hows Business provides free business advice and support for the 50,000-plus small businesses in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding. With cyber security being a hot topic at the moment, a range of free e-books for business have been developed, providing top tips which can be put into practice today to help businesses stay secure.

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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.