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Richmondshire businesses adapt through pandemic

Businesses across Richmondshire are taking part in a survey to assess the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the district. Officers from the District Council are collating a picture of how covid19 has affected the region – and how that can be tailored into the authority’s economic recovery plan. Businesses across all

Water systems – buinesses urged to check them

Richmond businesses preparing to reopen after lockdown are being urged to ensure their water systems are safe. All traders – but especially those that use water such as dentists, hairdressers, hotel, gyms and sports clubs – are being asked to consider how long water has been left standing in pipes and

Richmond business survey on pandemic effects underway

Richmondshire is collating first hand reports of the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on local businesses. The district council is asking that representatives from companies of all sizes help create a picture of how covid 19 has affected the region – and how best future help can be directed to

Business rate collections deferred by Richmondshire Council

Richmondshire District Council is deferring the collection of business rates by direct debit until July to support businesses through the coronavirus pandemic. Last month (March) the authority announced there would be no direct debit collections in April – this offer has now been extended to July to ease pressure on cash

Richmondshire Council joins the Supply Chain Network Project

Businesses in Richmondshire are to get more support from the district council to raise their aspirations. The local authority has become a delivery partner for The Supply Chain Network Project to develop regional supply chains. The network – which evolved from the successful Hull based Green Port Growth Programme, supporting the development

Holmesterne Farm enters new markets and creates 20 jobs following NPIF investment

Richmond-based food manufacturing company Holmesterne Foods has expanded its product range to include meat-free alternatives since receiving a £250,000 investment from NPIF – Mercia Debt Finance, managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. The business, which was established 33 years ago, produces raw and cooked meats, frozen

First Richmondshire Business Week launched

Richmondshire’s first ever business week has opened. Business Week is aimed at both established companies and start-ups with a series of free workshops on offer to help support and grow them. Delivered by the District Council, Business Week – from October 7 to 11 - covers everything from the identification of new

Richmond Business Week draws closer

Final preparations for Richmondshire’s first ever business week are underway. The District Council event is aimed at both established companies and start-ups with a series of free workshops on offer to help support and grow them. The week – from October 7 to 11 - will cover everything from the identification of

Funding available for small Richmondshire businesses

A funding stream that has helped more than 180 small Richmondshire businesses over the last six years has been allocated another £60,000. The District Council’s Small Business Grant scheme – which is open to micro and small operations - aims to help increase in turnover and generate new jobs. The 184 businesses

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