Richmondshire District Council

Richmondshire Business Week 22-26 November 2021

A whole week of virtual and in person workshops aimed at supporting, developing and helping Richmondshire businesses to recover. 

Richmondshire Business Week offers a wide range of events, for all local businesses from start up to established companies. The events are designed to be interactive and provide expert knowledge and support to enable businesses to gain the maximum benefit from their attendance.

Topics this year include:

  • procurement
  • growing your business
  • employment law
  • cybersecurity
  • as well as a number of events designed specifically for the hospitality and retail industries.  

Covid-19, recovery and the future

22 November 12.30pm-2pm

Join us for the launch of the third annual business week at the Tennants Garden Rooms in Leyburn. The focus of the launch is the Richmondshire economy, how it has been impacted by Covid-19, the recovery process and exciting opportunities for the future.

Register for this event.


Importance of social value in the procurement process

23 November 10am-12.00 noon

A masterclass to help you understand the importance of social value to your business and within the procurement process.

Areas covered will be:

  • What is social value?
  • Why is it important?
  • How do you build it within your business?
  • How is it used in procurement?
  • How to get the best value score for your social value when tendering?

Register for this procurement process event.


One to one export appointments

23 November 2pm-5.30pm

A not to be missed opportunity to get one to one advice and support from our export experts.

Book your appointment now.


Growing your business through recruitment

24 November 10am-12 noon

Growing your business by recruiting staff can be fraught with challenges, so hear how to take this important step with confidence. 

In partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses, Hannah Thomas, Solicitor Federation of Small Business Legal Services and Markel Law LLP will provide insight and support on a number of areas of employment law.

Register for this recruitment event.


Sustainable tourism - reduce your costs and boost your brand!

24 November 2pm-3pm

This event is specifically aimed at the hospitality industry and will provide simple, easy steps on how to make your business more sustainable and the benefits this can bring.

Register for this tourism event


Cybersecurity - Is your business safe?

25 November 10am-12 noon

Police Sergeant Liam Carter, Prevent and Protect Officer, from the Cybercrime Unit at North Yorkshire Police will provide information on how to protect your business from cybercrime.

Book your place on this cyber event.


How to grow your retail sales

25 November 5pm-6.30pm

This workshop is specifically aimed at retailers. It will provide expert advice on growing your retail business.

Register for this retail event.


A skills market place

26 November 8am-10am

This unique event will provide businesses with access to a wide range of support aimed at helping you recruit, upskill and retain employees, all in one place.

Book your place for this event

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