Our vision is to make York, North Yorkshire and East Riding the place in England to grow a small business, combining a quality business location with a great quality of life.

To do this we will:

Create 20,000 new jobs
Connect every student to business
Deliver £3 billion growth
Double house building


  • Creating Space for Jobs in Skipton

    09 February

    The next steps have been taken to help generate more jobs in Skipton – the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales and a highly inspiring place to do business.

  • Can You Speak the Language of Business to Schools?

    09 February

    We are looking for high calibre businesspeople as Volunteer Enterprise Advisers to develop stronger links between business and education – and help inspire a generation.

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Resources & Numbers

  • £21.7 billion

    ↑ 3.0% Size of the economy (2013 GVA)
  • 513,600 ↑12,400 employment (2014)

  • 6,505 ↓157 JSA Claimants (August 2015)

  • 51,365 ↑6.6% Number of businesses (2015)


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