Business Support

&Stark Marketing Consultant
Marketing Consultant, York, UK., working across York, Leeds, Manchester and the rest of the UK. 20 years+ experience working in the beverages, financial, FMCG, retail, utilities, telecoms and charity sectors. Experience is B2B and consumer focussed. I take a consultative approach to working with clients, helping them to understand their clients and the markets they operate in. I work directly with small, medium and large companies as well as with design agencies and associated services.
07783 959 095
andrew@starkenstein.co.uk
Beyond 2030
Beyond 2030 is a provider of research, expert advice, learning and talent development services for forward thinking organisations. Working for clients wanting to make a significant impact and step change to the way they think about and develop their business and talent. We are thought leaders in the talent strategy, future trends, leadership and small business development.
01904 404444
richard@beyond2030.co.uk
Business Enterprise Fund
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) are a not for profit lender to small businesses. They deliver Start Up Loans to fuel emerging businesses wishing to start up, and loans up to £100,000 unsecured for businesses of all ages, to help them thrive and grow. Find out more and apply online in minutes.
08000 803145
info@befund.org
Langleys Solicitors
Working together with you we’ll protect, grow and support you and your business.

As trusted advisors for a diverse range of businesses and professional services across the region, our commercially focused legal experts are here to advise, guide and support you through every stage in your journey.

Whether a business is taking its first steps, or accelerating in size and ambition, hitting a crossroads or planning a timely path for exit.

From a simple enquiry to complex matters, from agreed and tailored support through to our full business service delivery we’re here to help you and your business gain an advantage.
01904 610886
info@langleys.com
Paths and Progress
We are a Human Resources consultancy providing senior-level and business-focussed advice and guidance to meet generalist requirements, as well as strategic organisational development consultancy services. Specialisms include the design, creation and deployment of apprenticeship programmes, as well as board-level consultation on succession planning.
07766 405773
karen.milner@pathsandprogress.co.uk
Prince’s Trust
The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme supports people between the ages of 18 to 30, who are interested in self-employment or starting a business, by offering a scheme of long term business support. When you join the Programme you enter our vast support network of enterprisers and business owners. All of our services are completely free but eligibility criteria applies.
01132 368399
Rebecca.Peartree@princes-trust.org.uk
Se7en Services Ltd
Se7en Services aims to facilitate business growth by taking away the burden of the time consuming tasks which can distract from achieving fundamental business goals. By utilising Se7en Services, business owners and managers regain valuable time and head space to concentrate on nurturing clients and managing employees. Available for small, medium and large businesses across the UK.
01904 207005
sean@se7enservices.com
Smart Sustainability
We are a research-led strategy agency that empowers businesses for the future. We help companies compete by equipping them with the knowledge necessary to lead positive change for people and planet. We do this by applying smart thinking to the greatest business challenges and opportunities of our time.

Our clients improve their environmental, social and business performance by being smart about sustainability. A smart company has minimal negative impact on local and global environment, society and economy. Rather, it strives to maximise positive impact, and contribute to sustainable development.
0330 001 0991
hello@smartsustainability.co
The Business Growth Labs
The Business Growth Lab is a consultancy for helping people grow great ideas. We know what it is to be an early stage business because we’ve been there. We’ve started businesses of our own and through our experience we have developed a methodology to maximise your chances of actually succeeding in the market.
07989 539503
rob@thebusinessgrowthlab.com
York Environmental Services (YES) consultancy, part of City of York Council’s Public Protection team
YES consultancy offers a one-stop shop for environmental health, environmental protection, trading standards, planning, licensing and other regulatory consultancy and advice, on a free and cost recovery basis to local businesses in the Yorkshire region
01904 551 525
yesconsultancy@york.gov.uk
Clive Owen LLP
We are an independent and commercially driven award winning regional accountancy firm providing value added services to corporate/commercial, public sector and private clients.
The firm has developed a position over the past thirty years as one of the largest and most trusted professional firms in the North East. This has been achieved through a relentless focus on the needs and aspirations of our clients – hard working people in regional businesses of all shapes and sizes.
01904 784 400
york@cliveowen.com
Evolve 720
Evolve720 is all about nurturing business and individuals with a focus on developing, sustaining and challenging evolution, improving performance and growth through new and better ways of doing things.

Owned by Tracey Smith, she is an enthusiastic strategic business leader with a passion for nurturing, finding solutions for and developing people and teams. She thrives in dynamic and challenging situations, works at Board and Director level and is commercially astute and driven to succeed.

A coach and mentor who challenges and motivates Tracey can help people unravel challenges and encourage them to gain clarity on the pathway to successful outcomes and lasting growth and change.

Tracey has experience delivering learning and development programmes, is an accredited network member of TMSDI Team Management Profiles and a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.

Having achieved qualifications in management, IOD Company Direction and with considerable business experience including 14 years incubating science, technology, creative, media and IT businesses, Tracey decided to share her expertise and founded her consultancy business – Evolve720. Having experience securing accreditations including ICT Active, Customer First, ISO Quality Management and Investors in People Gold, it is this experience which Tracey now wishes to share with others who wish to improve and grow.
07764 486466
info@evolve720.com