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Business Link Yorkshire “Real help for businesses” John Fox Strategic Partnership Manager York and North Yorkshire. Business Link Yorkshire. Established on 1 April 2008 Covering whole of Yorkshire and Humber Funded by Yorkshire Forward Part of the national Business Link organisation
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Action plan is tailored to your individual requirements, you can make it as simple or complex as required.
We work with clients to diagnose their needs and business support requirements and seek to introduce them to specialist services best placed to service their needs and deliver most
We use a unique database of suppliers, the Yorkshire and Humber supplier database
best to focus their energies;
with Business Link.
Innovation Vouchers - a scheme to offer businesses academic support to help with the development of new products and services. 350 companies have so far received vouchers worth up to £3000 to help them stay more competitive by investing in research and
Designing Demand - Workshops will be run around Yorkshire and Humber for fledgling or established businesses to identify how design can help them grow and develop. Eligible companies will receive free consultancy of up to 5 days with a design mentor, who will work with them on establishing a project and
advise them on how to select the
right design agency.
Enterprise Finance Scheme(Replaces the Small Firms Loan Guarantee)
A guarantee facility for SMEs intended primarily to
improve the availability of working capital through term loans and the consolidation of overdrafts, while also supporting lending for business growth and development, in cases where a sound proposition may otherwise be declined due to a lack of security. This will help good smaller businesses, who are currently not able to access the finance they need, to secure loans of between £1,000 and £1m through the government guarantee
Passport to Export is designed to help small and medium sized businesses completely new to or just starting to export.
Gateway to Global Growth - is designed to help innovative SME’s with between 2 and 10 years export experience to
increase sales overseas.
In Yorkshire and Humber, the Skills Brokerage Service is delivered by Business Link Yorkshire and is also known as Train to Gain. This is a national service that supports businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to improve the skills
of its employees to help improve
Linda Barrie, Choc-affair
Robert Johnson, Craftsman Tools
Paul Moran, Broughton Laboratories
advice and support”
Mike Popples, Marton cum Grafton
Skills, Innovation, Raising Competitiveness, Business Strategy, International Trade, Access to Finance and so on.
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