01748 824246


RBN Working Lunch - Wednesday 25th of April

12.00 for 12.30 lunch

If you're in business and you enjoy networking with fellow business people, then this lunchtime event should suit you. Come along to our April "Working lunch" at the Black Bull Inn at Moulton and give yourself a working treat.

Enjoy a relaxed lunch and a chance to chat with a group of local business people in one of the most iconic destination restaurants and dining pubs in North Yorkshire.

We have booked a room in the restaurant with places for 20 people to enjoy a two course lunch (plus coffee / tea) from the Black Bull's "Friendship Menu".

To book click HERE
£12.50 for members
£15.00 for visitors/guests 

A copy of the menu will be emailed to you in time for you to make your selection PRIOR TO THE EVENT.
These events are very popular so please book sooner rather than later.

Sophie Hazell has announced the following courses, coming up in April:
18 April 2018 - Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate
25 April 2018 - MailChimp - Email Marketing Communication

Full details are on thecitysecret Academy website  

Level 3 Paediatric 20 & 23 April 2018,  0900 - 1630 
​(North Yorkshire Education Offer £60 + Vat)

This course will only run if there is a min booked on, Paed needs a larger Min due to offer price.
Courses will take place in Richmond North Yorkshire as this has been the main requested area. 

Please remember that A&E train your staff to be confident and not just have a name on a certificate, both courses cover the safe use of a Defibrillator as standard. We also offer a short 2 hour Refresher / Awareness course which some schools are covering a a twilight course, this is reduced for schools that have booked courses with us. We also train Health and Safety, Food/Fire Safety and Manual Handling.

If you require any more information or would just like some advice please just ask, we are always here to help!!!
Lee C Whitworth
Director / Trainer
A&E Harmonious
Compliance Training
Mob: 07793252157
Tel: 01748 821260
Training People to Save Lives and Work Safe!


New apprenticeship grant scheme  

Through the scheme, Richmondshire businesses can received up to £2,000 in grant aid and support for training and equipment for new apprentices.
The scheme is open to Richmondshire businesses that employ 50 people of less – with priority given to those with less than 20 members of staff; and have an annual turnover of less than £50 million. Both the business and the apprentice must be based in the district.
For more information on the scheme contact 
or check out
For information, contact Abi at : 
t: 01748 901035
We are pleased to announce that we are offering fully funded Innovation support programmes for small to medium sized businesses in York, North Yorkshire & East Riding.  The core of these programmes is high-quality, practically-focused, product and process innovation support and expertise.  
Each workshop will be delivered over 2 non-consecutive days to allow time for reflection and implementation. We urge businesses to apply quickly as these places are limited to ensure that each business receives support that is tailored to meet its specific needs. 
Participants will benefit from:
•  One-to-one contact to identify your business innovation needs
•  Specialist seminars, designed specifically for the small number of participating businesses
•  Practical, real-world expertise and tools that can be applied directly to your business
•  Development of an Innovation Plan tailored to your business
•  A network of regional small businesses and professional experts
•  A gateway to further innovation funding for your business
For more information and if you would like to attend one of these workshops please visit our webpage
The PAPI project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
We hope you can join us!
The PAPI project team
Rachel Cullivan
Business Engagement Officer
T:  01904 328077

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Darlington Business Club

Meetings on the first Wednesday evening of every month



First Monday evening every month
Check website for more information


Observ Skin Diagnostic Event 
Ginger Tree will be holding a special Observ event in April, to introduce you to Kathy’s new state of the art Observ Skin Diagnostic machine.  
Date: Thursday 19th April 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00  
During this event, Kathy will take a photo of your skin with her Observ machine; the photo will reveal what’s going on under the skin’s surface, showing problem areas such as dehydrated skin, skin irritations, sun damaged skin and wrinkle formations. 
Kathy is also offering clients who come to the event, a free 40-minute follow-up consultation with a full skin analysis, giving you an in-depth, realistic knowledge of your skin type and condition. 
Please come along, enjoy a glass of fizz and of course, bring a friend.  
Cost: Free
If you’d like to book a place, please contact Kathy on 01748 889350 or email 
This event will be held at Ginger Tree Holistic Health & Beauty, 7 Aske Stables, Aske, Richmond DL10 5HG. Parking available.

RBN Business Breakfast


We've been invited to visit the famous Fleece Hotel in Richmond before the official re-opening in May. Join us for a preview of this prestigious hotel on Wednesday the 9th of May 07.30 - 09.00.
Numbers will be limited for this event so please book early.
Remember to bring plenty of business cards!

By pre-booking you can help us keep the "Early birds" price at only £10.00 for members and £12.50 for non-members (i.e. book/register before 17:00 on Monday the 7th of May - after this date prices increase to £12.50 & £15.00 respectively).

  • Non-members can visit on two occasions @ £12.50 before applying for RBN membership. 
  • Current RBTA members can book @ £10.00 on two occasions before applying for RBN membership

An attendees list will be issued on Tuesday the 8th to allow introductions / meetings to be made prior to the breakfast - please register a.s.a.p. to be included.

To book click here or email 

At our Business Breakfast events, we invite two RBN members to be "in the spotlight". If you would like the opportunity to highlight your business, just contact us by email:

Hambleton Business Conference  
Friday 11 May at 9:30am
What keeps you up in the early hours? Come along and hear inspirational speakers on skills shortages, recruitment, HR, cyber security and Brexit. What does the future hold? What support is out there to help? This event will help address some of the issues in business with advice. Speakers include:

  • Barry Dodd CBE - Chairman, GSM Group 
  • Martin McTague - National Policy Chairman, FSB 
  • GCHQ

You will be able to discuss these challenging issues and leave with ideas and solutions to implement in your business. A great opportunity for networking between businesses and business support available on the day. Sponsored by FSB, Teesside University, Colin Hutson Accounting and Northern Skills Group. Book here.

Razorblue have come together with Muckle LLP to offer you a cyber-security and data protection breach briefing.


Issues of cyber security and data protection are high risk and constantly in the news. With the GDPR being implemented on May 25th there has never been a greater emphasis on protecting your business, customers, employees and reputation. 90% of small businesses are unprepared for the new regulation* are YOU?


Our MD Dan Kitchen will be addressing the key IT issues of how to protect against data loss, prevent reputational damage and avoid business interruption. Alex Craig from Muckle LLP will explain the key points of the GDPR and the legal consequences of data protection breaches.


*Research done by the Federation of Small Businesses


Book your place by e-mailing Carol White,