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


  • Opportunities, world class assets and delivering on our promises – the themes of our Annual General Meeting, 2016.

    08 July

    WITH post EU referendum bringing uncertainty in the markets, we outlined our major successes and investment delivered this year at our annual general meeting in Harrogate.

  • First Class Skills Innovation at the Scarborough Skills Village

    24 May

    Our chairman Barry Dodd, CBE shares this thoughts on how Scarborough Skills Village is leading nationally in its approach to recruiting and training people in the construction industry.

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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)