Emma Bunton
Zoe Farrington
Rob Smedley
Tim Martin
Kim Bird
Patrick Speedie
Digital skills


Over the last few years, the UK’s digital skills crisis has been highlighted by increasing levels of media coverage. The topic is also a political one, with MPs warning the nation in 2016 about the risks posed to our country’s productivity and ability to compete by the digital talent gap.

Graham Sleep, Improvement Architecture

MGP consultant Graham Sleep of Improvement Architecture.

Specialist scheme creates over £12m new business for North East manufacturers

Businesses participating in the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP’s) Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) are achieving impressive results, with businesses involved so far reporting a forecasted increase in turnover of over £12.7m, achieving over 20% growth per annum on average.

Manufacturing workforce

An ageing workforce is a great resource

The ageing workforce is an increasing issue facing modern manufacturing in the UK. Consider your own businesses and think about the age of your current employees.

Darren Good

Darren Good of GoodSense Training

Meet the MD: Darren Good of GoodSense Training

Darren Good charts his business journey so far from graduating from The University of Huddersfield to working at Dunlop and launching GoodSense Training...

How's Business

Getting funding for a business expansion couldn’t be easier

How's Business is the Growth Hub for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding, and talking to their support team about your expansion plans and funding needs ensures you don’t waste time searching for finance and completing applications only to be told you’re not eligible.

How to get a job in tech

Sam Wason and business partner Gordon Kaye

How to get a job in tech

Sam Wason, managing director of Cathcart Associates, talks us through the specialist skills required to make a name for yourself in the burgeoning technology scene.