New Free Business Support Services in the Harrogate District

Local business support services from the York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub have been given a refresher for 2022. A new menu of products and topics are available, all at no charge. Subjects include: Startup Incubator 1-2-1 Marketing Coaching Agricultural Bookeeping & Management Business Support for Change Tourism Booster Culture Programme More Details here.

Plan for 256 new homes in Boroughbridge backed by Council

The final plans for another major housing development in Boroughbridge have been approved at the second attempt by Harrogate Borough Council. Barratt and David Wilson Homes has received outline approval for the Stump Cross site since 2017, but permission for 260 homes was initially rejected last year over concerns the homes had been ‘crammed in”…

Chancellor Unveils New £1bn Covid Support Package for Businesses

A bailout package worth about £1bn for UK businesses has recently been announced by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak in response to the Omicron Covid-19 outbreak. The funding will primarily help firms in the leisure and hospitality sector, and follows concerns that they have faced cancelled bookings and plummeting custom since the Government implemented its Covid…

Race Night Excitement Builds

Excitement is now building for the Chamber’s Race Night on Saturday 11th September at the Crown Hotel. All proceeds will go towards the Town’s Christmas lights, which are organised by the Chamber each year. Barbara Hill (chief organiser!) has done a great job with planning and preparations and it’s all systems go. All horses now have…

The End of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) closes on 30‌‌th ‌September, many businesses will be thinking about next steps for their employees and businesses. many businesses are now fully back up and running and have brought their employees back from furlough. However, there are still some who are unfortunately not yet in that position. You can…