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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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The Big Breakfast with York Professionals

For a brilliant start to the day, join us for 'The Big Breakfast with York Professionals' in The Chapter House at The Principal York. Meet with fellow professionals for pure networking over a traditional full English breakfast.

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Apprenticeship and Internship Opportunities for Business, presented by YSJU

Join us on Wednesday 25th March at York St John University (YSJU) for our 'Apprenticeship and Internship Opportunities for Business' event, presented by YSJU. Meet Chief Operating Officer Robert Hickey and hear about how YSJU retains its position as an anchor institution in the city and major employer. Providing the opportunity to find out more about their business engagement strategy, find out how your business can get involved and benefit.

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Recruitment Strategies to improve Your Hiring Process

Join us on Wednesday 29th April 2020 at the Yorkshire Rows Event Hub at Garbutt + Elliott, York, for our 'Recruitment Strategies to improve Your Hiring Process' event. Presenting a panel of HR experts we will look at recruitment strategies to attract the best talent for your business. How do you attract the best candidates, retain your workforce and grow your people alongside the needs of your business?

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The York Professionals Annual Dinner 2020

Casino Royale is the theme of this year's York Professionals Annual Dinner 2020 to be held from 6.30pm, Wednesday 20th May 2020 in The Dante Suite at York Racecourse.The York Professionals Annual Dinner is warmly regarded as the highlight in York's business calendar and we very much hope you will be able to join us.

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York Professionals Celebrates 100th Professional Services Member

York Professionals has welcomed it’s 100th professional services business into membership, suggesting that demand for representation of the city’s professional services sector has never been higher. Cirrus HR Solutions is the 100th York Professionals member, marking an important milestone for the local business network, bringing membership representation to its highest levels since the organisation’s inception in 2001.

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Summer membership boost for York Professionals

There has been a flurry of new members joining York Professionals over the summer, suggesting that demand for representation of the city’s professional services sector has never been higher. 10 businesses in total have signed up over the last three months, ranging from Langleys Solicitors and social media agency Pick and Mix Marketing to private health care Benenden Health and RIBA chartered Townscape Architects.

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Funding for training available for York SMEs

Great news! Funding for training is now available for eligible SME businesses in the Leeds City region which includes York. You may qualify for 40% funding from the European Social Fund towards training, team building and leadership development for you and your team.

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The Annual Dinner 2019 raises funds for local charity York Mind

It was an evening of success and celebration of the professional services sector at the recent York Professionals Annual Dinner 2019 held at York Racecourse. The evening, which was themed around mental health and raised £950 for local charity York Mind, was enjoyed by an audience of influential York professional services businesses and delivered through the generous support of our headline sponsors Garbutt + Elliott, The Soapy Group and The Hand Dyed Shoe Co.

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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.