Start-up

A Fresh View -– Lesley Barlow
Description: I’m here to help support people like you with their sales and marketing, starting out on their business development journey. It might be that you need a one-off chat, a dedicated resource or just some handholding and mentoring. Whatever you want I can flex my expertise, providing a fresh view…helping you to take flight…to prosper and grow!
Phone Number: 01904 236245
Email: lesley@afreshview.net
Ainscough Dunlop
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Description: Ainscough Dunlop are a chartered accountancy practice based in York. Our aim to provide a hybrid of top quality bookkeeping and professional accountancy services that suit the individual needs of your business and provide sound management and guidance over its financial arrangements.
Phone Number: 01904 656889
Email: info@ainscoughdunlop.com
AJC Law Solicitors Limited
Description: AJC Law is a local firm providing services to small and medium sized businesses.
We offer help and advice to Employers through our AJC Law Protect package whether you have 1 or 100 employees.
We also assist businesses with Commercial Transactions and if they get into a Dispute.
Phone Number: 01904 755222
Email: info@ajc-law.co.uk
Ardent Financial Planning
Description: At Ardent, we are passionate about helping you make the most of your finances. Which is why we take the time to get to know you, your lifestyle and aspirations, before offering personalised financial planning and advice, tailored for you.
Phone Number: 01904 655300
Email: hello@ardentuk.com
ARP Writing
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Description: Attract more customers and convince people of the benefits you are offering – all through the power of words. ARP Writing can provide your business with effective written copy for any purpose.
Phone Number: 07792 854338
Email: andy@arpwriting.com
Athena-HR
Description: At Athena-HR we are passionate about helping businesses to achieve their full potential. We have a wealth of experience in HR across the broadest range of businesses including retail, manufacturing, hospitality, IT, education and beyond. From initial advice and support for start-ups, to one-off projects for businesses that require external support, to supplying permanent HR Consultants. We work alongside you, protecting you from any issues that may arise – enabling you to concentrate on what you do best.
Phone Number: 07720 294790
Email: info@athena-hr.com
BHP, Chartered Accountants
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Description: BHP is the largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants in Yorkshire and North East Derbyshire, with over 300 staff including 26 sector specific partners, all focused on providing the best business advice and exceptional client service. Already recognised in the Top 40 leading UK accountancy firms, we have an award winning Corporate Finance team and our tax team has been nominated for national tax awards.
Phone Number: 01904 628551
Email: info@bhp.co.uk
Business Enterprise Fund
Description: 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.
Phone Number: 08000 803145
Email: info@befund.org
Business Navigators (Europe) Ltd
Description: At Business Navigators our core value is consistently delivering top quality growth work for you. Our ethos is to work with you to deliver, relevant, cost effective, short, tailored work designed to impact your organisation in delivering growth plans, giving you the results you require using a low risk, affordable proven process.
Phone Number: 07796 177 063
Email: richard@businessnavigators.co.uk
Change Accountants
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Description: Change clients come to us for support and because they want a business discussion in plain English. They may be frustrated with not understanding their figures, they may not even realise why they need to understand their figures, or maybe they need guidance to lift their business to the next level. We help them to understand their accounts and tax. We explain what they need to do and, more importantly, when they need to do it.
Phone Number: 01904 202237
Email: hello@change-accountants.com
Client Marketing
Description: Client Marketing specialises in helping companies to establish and grow their business by providing expert advice on sales and marketing and delivering a marketing tool box that includes a high quality website, hosting, brochures and can undertake your social media.
Phone Number: 07721 480249
Email: info@clientmarketing.co.uk
Coles Solicitors
Description: For over 50 years Coles have been giving legal advice to people just like you. Our friendly team are all experts in their specialist field ensuring you get a dedicated law professional acting for you. We’re confident you can access the legal services you need from any one of our offices across Yorkshire and the North East. Alternatively we can arrange home appointment at your convenience.
Phone Number: 01904 679990
Email: info@coles-law.co.uk
Commercial Interior Solutions Ltd
Description: Commercial Interior Solutions offers a turnkey interior design and build service to business, providing commercial fit out and refurbishment expertise, with an extensive portfolio of products, systems and services to create style and function in the workplace. We never take on a project unless we feel we can fulfil expectation.
Phone Number: 01904 675007  
Email: p.lavers@commercialinteriorsolutions.co.uk
Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors LLP
Description: We offer a range of legal services that help get new businesses up and running and keep existing businesses running smoothly. We’re proud to say we have been members of the Law Society’s ‘Lawyers for your Business’ scheme since 2001.
Phone Number: 01904 624185
Email: york@crombiewilkinson.co.uk
Flickering Light Studio
Description: At Flickering Light Studio, we specialise in helping your business stand out from the crowd. Whatever your needs, from eye-catching visual design like logos, banners or business cards, to engaging photography & video to sell you message, or striking web design to act as your digital shop window. Creative design and branding sells your idea to customers. We offer one-off services, growing business bundles and bespoke packages to suit companies at any stage of their development.
Phone Number: 07961 025348
Email: alex@flickeringlightstudio.com
Geonet Solutions
Description: Geonet Solutions is a digital agency offering high-end web design, software development, digital marketing and app development services to clients of all types and sizes, in all corners of the world. Celebrating our 20th birthday this year, our vast experience makes us the best choice for your digital success.
Phone Number: 01904 236814
Email: info@geonetsolutions.co.uk
Great Potential
Description: Great Potential PR and Marketing provides hotels, conference venues, attractions, destinations and other tourism enterprises with creative strategic advice, plus innovative and practical support to help them to thrive… including research, PR, digital marketing, social media plus offline sales, marketing, exhibition representation and event management.
Phone Number: 0845 8386338
Email: johngallery@greatpotential.co.uk
Heeley Resourcing
Description: I help and support businesses in all aspects of People Management from documentation, policies and procedures, advice on employee issues, training and development, recruitment and psychometric tests. I believe that High performing people = High Performing Business.
Phone Number: 0784 125 5480
Email: ashley@heeleyresourcing.co.uk
Hethertons Solicitors
Description: Hethertons Solicitors offer a free, no obligation, initial consultation to understand and discuss the needs of businesses and their owners.
For more than 70 years, Hethertons has been advising small businesses and start-ups on a wide range of issues and can help to identify where legal protection is needed from the outset and which areas can wait until the company is more established. We are very aware of the financial constraints that new businesses operate under and endeavour to agree fees that are within each business’ budget and to carry out any work as cost effectively as possible.
Phone Number: 01904 528200
Email: jr@hethertons.co.uk
HGF Limited
Description: HGF Ltd is one of Europe’s largest firms of Intellectual Property specialists. The firm is one of only a few to offer a fully integrated IP solution, bringing over 160 patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys and IP solicitors together to provide a full-service IP solution. The firm has 17 offices throughout Europe.

Whilst the firm has a strong group of technologies based strategic business units covering chemistry, engineering, electronics and life sciences it is its approach to servicing industries and the breadth and depth of attorneys experience and expertise that sets the firm apart from its competitors.
Website: www.hgf.com
Phone Number: 01904 732 120
Email: docketing@hgf.com
HR Business Solutions
Description: HR Business Solutions is a ‘one stop shop’ for human resources services.
Our aim is to promote client success with realistic and practical solutions, harnessing the strengths of the organisation, teams and individuals.
We operate in diverse business sectors with new or established organisations and offer a service tailored to the client’s individual needs.
Phone Number: 01904 798998
Email: info@hr-business-solutions.co.uk
HR Dept Vale of York
Description: We provide friendly professional support for all your HR and training needs. We ensure that your staff are fully engaged; that legal requirements are met; and, that someone local who knows your business well is on hand to support you when challenging situations arise. Get in touch for a free, no obligation discussion and find out why our clients gave us 10 out of 10 In an independently run satisfaction survey!
Phone Number: 01904 557640
Email: jane.coope@hrdept.co.uk
Hunter Gee Holroyd
Description: Are you a SME business that would benefit from the time and cost savings you could enjoy by taking professional tax, accountancy or financial planning advice?
Would you like help and support in minimising the tax you pay?
Are you approaching retirement and would like help to plan your finances and pensions?
Phone Number: 01904 655 202
Email: mark.grewer@hghyork.co.uk
Ian Walker & Co.
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Description: We believe in providing clear, concise and timely services and advice. We have a wealth of experience across our varied services and our opening consultation with prospective clients is provided free of charge. We offer absolute clarity over our fee structure and our range of services thus meeting the requirements of both personal taxation clients and business clients alike.
Phone Number: 01904 310241
Email: office@ianwalkerandco.co.uk
Ideas Group
Description: Transforming businesses and brands, we deliver brilliant solutions to help companies grow and flourish. York based for over 15 years, we listen to, guide and support organisations large and small, old and new. We help you develop your brand as the heart of your business through insightful strategies, engaging marketing, inspiring design and immersive brand experiences – all fuelled by great ideas.
Phone Number: 01904 435181
Email: ann@ideasgroup-uk.com