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


The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee held the bank rate at 0.25% at its September 2017 meeting. There is considerable speculation that the rate may be increased at the next meeting on the 2nd November 2017. The speculation was fuelled by comments made by Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, in … Read more

Published 8th October 2017 under Business News


The Chancellor of Exchequer, Philip Hammond has announced that he will present his Autumn budget on Wednesday the 22nd of November 2017.

Published 8th October 2017 under Business News


From www.thebusinessdesk.com A £1.6m project to help North Yorkshire businesses improve their use of digital technology is being launched in Scarborough. CU Scarborough, part of the Coventry University Group, is launching a Digital Advantage project which will deliver digital technology workshops and one-to-one support to 150 SMEs across the county. Support will cover the use of … Read more

Published 13th June 2017 under Business News & Local News


Grants for up to £20k for capital projects aim to help businesses improve products and processes. For more information see http://www.papi.org.uk/

Published 3rd May 2017 under Business News


Latest Posts

The Wensleydale School to unveil “exciting” new Sixth Form offer

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

The Lower Wensleydale Business Network launch another service for members

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