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Business Advice [10]

Cyber-security: A rampant risk across industry lines

Business newsletter from RDC July 2018

The Lower Wensleydale Business Network is working in partnership with the Wensleydale School and Sixth Form to launch a mentoring and internship scheme where it matches its members and local business owners with students.

There will be a new allowance of £1,000 if you make money by selling goods or providing services. Basically, if your income is less than £1,000, you will not need to declare it to HMRC. This is helpful if you take on a small job, or sell a few things through eBay.

Organise your will

Added 6th May 2017

If you want to be sure your wishes will be met after you die, then a will is vital. Here are 6 reasons why it's important to make a will.

Working-age people who give up their job to provide childcare for their grandchildren risk damaging their state pension entitlement due to failing to take up a little known benefit, designed to protect their National Insurance (NI) credits, according to analysis by insurer Royal London

Members are invited to attend a Business Rates Consultation meeting on Monday 23rd January at 1:00pm at Mercury House, Richmond. The purpose of this meeting is to provide an update on the latest government proposals and changes relating to business rates.

Welcome to the 11th edition of the Richmondshire Funding and Grants News - providing a summary of the business and community funding schemes available in Richmondshire. You will find details on schemes - broken down into categories...

Often signs of dereliction, damage, wear and tear can trigger crime such as criminal damage and anti-social behavior. By maintaining and caring for your business premises, it can reduce its perceived potential as an ‘easy target’.

Stopping shoplifting makes good business sense. Advice from North Yorkshire Police.


Local Information [6]

Information for people wanting to start a new business or for established businesses looking to relocate in the Lower Wensleydale area.

The Lower Wensleydale Business Network welcome the news that the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is partnering with Dales-based district councils including Richmondshire District Council, to look at how they can help young people to stay in the Dales through its Attracting Younger People initiative.

Business newsletter from RDC July 2018

The Lower Wensleydale Business Network is working in partnership with the Wensleydale School and Sixth Form to launch a mentoring and internship scheme where it matches its members and local business owners with students.

Members are invited to attend a Business Rates Consultation meeting on Monday 23rd January at 1:00pm at Mercury House, Richmond. The purpose of this meeting is to provide an update on the latest government proposals and changes relating to business rates.

Budget Consultation 2017-18

Added 13th December 2016

Richmondshire District Council is consulting on its budget and council tax levels for 2017-18. To help shape the budget proposals, the council is inviting you to have your say through this consultation until Friday 16 December 2016. Your opinions, views and ideas matter.

Transport & Accessibility

Added 30th November 2015

This document provides information on the transport links and the accessibility of the Lower Wensleydale area.

Next Event

LW Business Network Meeting No 3

  • 04/11/2019
  • 6.30pm
  • Venue TBA

It’s a free event and everyone is welcome to come along. Come prepared to hear and share your business successes and challenges etc. and hear what we have been up to.

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A Yorkshire Dales school is launching a new vision for supporting students with their health and wellbeing. Wensleydale School & Sixth Form, in Leyburn, has had a difficult year. The school has had to make some tough decisions based on funding. In February the school building was closed off after a bomb scare and, most … Read more

A Dales company has expanded from the family farm to a business park - Richmondshire Today

Expanding Dales company moves from family farm to business park