East Yorkshire Business Mentoring Group Opens

May 18, 2012

A group of local business people has set up a free business mentoring service, Capability Mentors. The new service helps those who are thinking of employing themselves for the first time or who trying to grow a small existing company in East Yorkshire.


Jane is Proud to Win Regional Award

July 19, 2010

Upholstery student Jane Leaning has earned a regional adult education award after setting up in business just months into her course. Jane, 50, from Barton-Upon-Humber, scooped the Regional Business Link Skills for Business Award at the Adult Learners’ Week Awards for Yorkshire and the Humber, which was organised by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE). In September 2009, she began studying on East Riding College’s Upholstery for Beginners…


Duncan Lewis is a Big Hit With Chamber of Trade

February 25, 2010

Beverley’s ‘Beverley & District Chamber of Trade’ met at the Beverley Arms Hotel yesterday where special guest speaker Duncan Lewis of Business Link gave an informative and thought provoking talk entitled ‘How to Have the Edge over Your Competitor’. Duncan conducts several short exercises that encouraged those at the meeting to look more closely at the things they were good and what they do well. Duncan also gave advice to…


Bishop Burton College Rural Business Conference

January 11, 2010

Bishop Burton College Rural Business Conference to examine climate change issues in response to Government’s new food strategy Bishop Burton College is offering a free conference to farmers and rural businesses who want to find out more about the challenges they face from climate change, food security and population growth. The event, entitled: ‘Heading Towards the Perfect Storm’ Climate Change, Population and Food Production, will be held at the College…