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All members of the Lower Wensleydale Business Network can now receive a 10% discount on advertising in Richmondshire Today Magazine. They publish 10,000 copies and distribute them to homes and businesses across Richmondshire. The offer can be added to any discounts already given for block booking, up to a maximum of 25 per cent off. If you’re … Read more

Published 9th May 2018 under Members News


The Lower Wensleydale Business Network has responded to the demand from local businesses for more clarity on business rates by arranging and hosting an open meeting. Business owners believe that the imposition of the new business rates is placing an unacceptable burden on their businesses and the future of trade in the area and particularly … Read more

Published 9th May 2018 under Business News & Local News & Members News


This week The Lower Wensleydale Business Network facilitated some GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) training at The Jonas Centre in Redmire. York University had secured European funding to deliver the course through Advent IM Limited.Mike Gillespie, MD and Co-founder of Advent was the trainer for the day which was attended by 14 delegates, made up … Read more

Published 3rd May 2018 under Business News & Local News & Members News


We have an exciting opportunity which will connect our members with the next generation of business leaders thanks to a partnership with Wensleydale School and Sixth Form in Leyburn. We are looking for mentors and internship providers who we can match with students who are keen to pursue a vocational business route, over the more … Read more

Published 8th March 2018 under Business News & Local News


The Wensleydale School is launching a new offer for its Post-16 students on Thursday 9th of November. Starting from next September, students in the school’s Sixth Form will be able to access an exciting new curriculum that will prepare them to exceed and excel in the world of business. Charles Barnett, who will lead the … Read more

Published 5th November 2017 under Local News


The LWBN is providing additional free advertising, for LWBN members only, via the lower- wensleydale.com web site and it’s so easy. All members have to do is email a JPEG of your business logo or a suitable picture together with web site address in landscape format to info@lwbusinessnetwork.co.uk. These will be posted, absolutely free of … Read more

Published 12th October 2017 under Members News


How do start up or existing businesses find the most suitable grant and/or funding for their business needs? In a recent study by the Lower Wensleydale Business Network (LWBN) Research Team it became obvious that small businesses looking for funding are faced with numerous options. Some of the options are not suitable for their needs … Read more

Published 11th October 2017 under Members News


The National Living Wage applies to employees aged 25 or over. The National Minimum Wage applies to employees aged 24 and under. Increases in the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage came into effect on the 1st of April 2017. The National Living Wage rates are now as follows: Employees aged 25 and … Read more

Published 8th October 2017 under Business News


It would seem that both businesses and the public are confused about the use in the UK of old and new £1 coins, £5 notes and £10 notes. The £1 coin The new 12-sided £1 coin became legal tender on the 28th March 2017. As from 15th October 2017 the old coin will cease to … Read more

Published 8th October 2017 under Business News & Members News


The Office of National Statistics (ONS) announced on the 12th September 2017 that the UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for August increased by 2.9%. This was 0.3% up on the rate reported in July 2017. Increases in the price of motor fuels and clothing were the main causes of the rise. The next statement by … Read more

Published 8th October 2017 under Business News


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Members Only Discount in Richmondshire Today Magazine

All members of the Lower Wensleydale Business Network can now receive a 10% discount on advertising in Richmondshire Today Magazine. They publish 10,000 copies and distribute them to homes and businesses across Richmondshire. The offer can be added to any discounts already given for block booking, up to a maximum of 25 per cent off. If you’re … Read more

The Lower Wensleydale Business Network to host open meeting to discuss Business Rates

The Lower Wensleydale Business Network has responded to the demand from local businesses for more clarity on business rates by arranging and hosting an open meeting. Business owners believe that the imposition of the new business rates is placing an unacceptable burden on their businesses and the future of trade in the area and particularly … Read more