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York’s new culture strategy to be launched next month

York’s new Culture Strategy, York’s Creative Future, will launch on December 3 at a virtual launch event, which brings together local and national voices, including creative practitioners, grassroots activists, and cultural leaders, to debate and discuss best-practice in and around culture in the city.   The virtual launch event will feature keynote

Double appointments at Garbutt + Elliott

Leeds and York accountancy, advisory and audit firm Garbutt + Elliott has strengthened its private clients team with the appointments of Richard Major as private clients partner and Kim Sinton as private clients advisor. Over the last 12 months Garbutt + Elliott has been focused on strengthening its private client service

Switalskis appoints new head of child care law

Director Ruth Coneron will take the helm at Switalskis Solicitors’ child care law department as current department head Ranjit Uppal leaves the firm to take up a full-time post as a District Judge. Ruth will lead the established and successful child care law department at Switalskis from the end of November,

Success for Langleys Solicitors in prestigious legal rankings

York-based law firm, Langleys Solicitors, has maintained its excellent record in the Chambers and Partners rankings, with two new practice areas commended in Band 2 for 2021. The Employment and Private Client teams become the third and fourth commended areas for the York-based firm, joining the Family team, which has been

York Business Conference goes virtual for 2020

Economic recovery, resilience, the EU Exit and tourism recovery will set the agenda for this year’s York Business Conference on Monday, November 9, which will be kick-starting this year’s virtual York Business Week.   The week-long event is organised by Make It York and hosted in conjunction with City of York Council, York & North Yorkshire LEP,

Further programme details announced for York Business Week 2020

With two weeks to go, businesses across York are being encouraged to book their tickets for York Business Week 2020, as further events have been added to the topically insightful programme which aims to inspire the city’s businesses to Build Back Better.   Organised by Make It York and hosted in conjunction with City of

Two prestigious rankings for York-based employment law firm

York-based employment law specialists, Torque Law, are celebrating today after achieving firm rankings in two esteemed legal directories: Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2021 and The Legal 500 2021. Special recognition was given to founders Tiggy Clifford and Emma Whiting, and education specialist Tom Watkins. Both legal directories conduct extensive research

Health and Safety specialist launches free Covid-19 Compliance Checker for SMEs

York-based Pro Safety Management has launched a free phone consultation and 69-step Covid-19 Compliance Checker for businesses across a range of sectors. The health and safety consultancy has been helping businesses and organisations complete Covid-19 risk assessments since March, including Make it York, surveying firm Building Validation Solutions and Selby Town

Raisthorpe toasts new shop in York

Artisan drinks producer Raisthorpe Distillery is expanding and has opened a new shop at York Designer Outlet, selling a range of its award-winning gins and Yorkshire Tonics. The 557 sq ft store is welcoming customers as the business gears up for its busiest sales period in the run up to Christmas. The