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.

Langleys employs 135 people in York and provides a range of legal services to commercial and private clients from its base in the city. Tim Cross, Head of Commercial, spoke about why the company signed up to membership: “As a key York business we wanted to be part of York Professionals as we share the same objectives – to increase the share of voice for professional services in the city and create a centre of business excellence in York. We look forward to our team taking full advantage of the networking opportunities available via the regular events whilst utilising the other benefits included within our membership.”

Chair of York Professionals, Michelle Mook, said “It’s been fantastic to see a real flurry of brilliant businesses sign up to join York Professionals on the back of some fantastic events over the summer. Membership numbers have been boosted and it’s great to see further representation across all the sectors we represent including business support, creative and digital, marketing, finance, property, legal and people. We also work closely with a number of partners across the city and have recently had an active drive to encourage York based charities to join us free of charge, giving charity professionals the opportunity to access our events and network with the city’s professional services community.” 

The York Professionals vision is to support York’s growth and showcase a community of professionals who are recognised as leaders in their field. Working together to support and champion a community of York’s best professional services providers, York Professionals encourages and supports members to grow their businesses and networks, driving economic growth for the local economy and showcasing the city as an amazing place to live and work. To find out more about membership visit

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