Addressing staff shortages in hospitality: the need for bespoke education

22 May 2024

The hospitality industry has long been celebrated for its vibrancy, diversity, and significant contribution to the economy. However, in recent years, this sector has faced a critical challenge: persistent staff shortages. This issue, exacerbated by Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, is not just a temporary blip but a systemic problem that requires a strategic and…

Pavers expansion plan approved following Chamber support

17 May 2024

York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce today welcomes the news that City of York Council has approved plans for to expand Pavers factory in York, a move that will create hundreds of jobs in the region. Councillors voted to give the go ahead to plans to massively increase its facility at Northminster Business Park…

York & North Yorkshire Chamber Leadership Group elections 2024

15 May 2024

Your opportunity to stand for election for the York & North Yorkshire Chamber Leadership Group. You may now submit a nomination to be considered for the York & North Yorkshire Chamber Leadership group. The Leadership Group exists for members who wish to influence decisions which affect their area or business. Leadership Group members set the Chamber…

Challenges and opportunities for the York and North Yorkshire mayor

8 May 2024

After years in the making, we finally know who the first York and North Yorkshire mayor is.   David Skaith will deliver for an area five times the size of Greater London, albeit with a far smaller budget. We know that combined authorities deliver for city regions, but what does this mean for the first rural…

Congratulations to the mayor of York & North Yorkshire

3 May 2024

York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce congratulates David Skaith on winning the election to become mayor of York & North Yorkshire. The election of Mr Skaith is an historic moment in our region’s proud history and we look forward to working with him on ensuring our region’s business community is able to flourish under…

Chamber trade visit to New York City

3 May 2024

West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce had led a trade delegation to New York City to foster greater trade links between the two. The Chamber, alongside some of the region’s largest businesses, has arranged a jam-packed schedule of events to highlight the strong links between the two regions. The trip, in which all delegates…

York & North Yorkshire Chamber President

Sarah Czarnecki

York St John University

York Against Cancer

York Against Cancer is an independent, local charity providing practical help and support for patients and their families living with cancer across York, North and East Yorkshire. Established in 1987 by three colleagues, Professor Steve Leveson, Professor Colin Garner and Mr John Craven, York Against Cancer was created to help raise funds to improve support…

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Cybersecurity solutions for SMEs: Free consultancy offer for members!

Are you an SME in the UK struggling with cybersecurity challenges? We understand the pain points you face – limited resources, lack of awareness, and compliance complexities. But worry not, because help is here! At Cyber Security Partners we specialise in providing tailored cybersecurity solutions for small and medium enterprises. Our team of experts is…

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Invite to Leeds PIPES tour | UKREiiF panel session

Tour Leeds PIPES, Leeds City Council’s own heat network which has been connecting buildings across the city centre to reliable, affordable, low carbon heat and hot water since 2018 and continues to expand. On 21st May, head over to AiDash Pavillion of UKREiiF, Dockside Zone from 1.15pm to 2pm, where Nick Gosling will be discussing our experience…

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York businesses offered the chance to boost their digital & AI skills

Google Digital Garage is coming back to York with a new series of free digital skills workshops for local businesses. In collaboration with City of York Council, they’re offering three training sessions throughout June and July 2024. These sessions are open to York-based SMEs, eager to learn about artificial intelligence (AI), enhance their digital marketing…

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The first ever YSJ Community Festival to offer a free day of fun-filled activities for all ages

Tickets now available for free event to kickstart summer in York  York St John University is delighted to announce the inaugural YSJ Community Festival taking place 10am to 4pm, Saturday 8 June at our Sports Park on Haxby Road in York. This free event is open to all and packed full of activities for all…

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Bradford Bulls semi-final showdown – free activities & more

On Sunday 12th May Bradford Bulls play Wakefield Trinity in the Semi-final of the 1895 Cup. The winners go to WEMBLEY !! We have FREE – fairground rides, stalls, face painting, inflatables, live music and 2 pints for £5. Kids only £2 if purchased in advance. Come along and support the Bradford Bulls in their…

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Castle HR & Training Solutions – 10% discount on any half-day Excel training session

This May, Castle HR & Training Solutions is excited to offer an exclusive promotion to our fellow chamber members! Enjoy a 10% discount on any half-day Excel training session, originally priced at £300 plus £50 per delegate (maximum of 8 participants per session). Whether you prefer to join us at our dedicated training hub in…

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Accredited Foundation in Mediation Skills Training Course

Community Accord is a Mediation provider based in Bradford. We are holding 2 x 5-day Foundation in Mediation Training Courses over the next few months. This is our newly packaged course and limited places are being offered at a very reduced price of £1250pp. This course is accredited by the Skills & Education Group and…

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Members Christmas Offer

Quote: WNCCXMAS24 10% Discount off for any chosen Christmas parties. Get ready to party with us, no matter what musical taste, you will be guaranteed to have a night to remember. We are offering a mixture of themes to choose from you are sure to find the perfect night. All include: red carpet arrival with…

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Discounted entry into the UK Corporate Games 2024 Leeds – £85 Per Employee

Regular physical activity has been proven to enhance productivity and morale, contributing to a positive work environment. Chamber members will get an exclusive discount to enter colleagues into the largest multi-sport festival for businesses, taking place in Leeds from the 25-28 July. Companies participating in the UK Corporate Games will have the opportunity to compete…

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