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May 2019 RBN Business Breakfast & AGM

We're heading back to the Holly Hill Inn for our May Business Breakfast. Come and join us to enjoy great views across the river to Richmond and a brilliant breakfast as well as the chance to chat with local business people.

RBN Business Breakfast
Wednesday the 8th of May, 07.30 - 09.00
We have continued the special offer for members at this event:
 Introduce a new person to the RBN and benefit from a great reduction in the admission price for both of you!
Option 1- Member and new guest = £16.00 (a reduction of £6.50!)
Option 2 - Member only = £10.00
Option 3 - Guest only = £12.50

Please click HERE to book your place (before 12.00 on Monday the 6th of May)

Our AGM will be held as part of this event. Members should forward any points for the agenda by noon on Monday the 6th of May. Only points on the agenda will be debated. Guests are welcome to attend but only members are allowed to vote and stand for election to the board / committee. 

For details of May events click on the logo

Why Digital Marketing is Crucial for your Business

Are you still advertising offline? If so, why? And are you seeing results? Creating an online presence could be the key to the success of your business and right now you’re shying away from getting online due to being scared of getting it wrong. However, having a go is better than not trying at all and we’re happy to help up get started.

Members can post items about their business and comment on the RBN FACEBOOK page - just click on the logo
On FACEBOOK, the username @RichmondBizNet has been created for Richmondshire Business Network.
It's now easier for you to find your RBN page in search. You can also visit your Page at and send your Page messages at

Meetings on the first Wednesday evening of each month - for details click on the logo.

A half hour programme hosted by Chris Bavin as he follows the Original Richmond In Boom team as they prepare for their entry into the 2018 Yorkshire In Bloom competition. Watch Richmond Bloom at 6.30 pm Tuesday 2nd April on BBC2.  Read more....

For details of some great promotional opportunties for RBN members contact John Harding at GYR (click on logo) or email

RBN Working Lunch
 Wednesday 22nd of May
12.00 for 12.30 lunch to 13.30

Come and join us for one of our "working lunches" at the Black Bull Inn, Moulton, and give yourself a working treat.

We 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 up to 20 people to enjoy a buffet lunch (plus coffee / tea) specially prepared for us by the Black Bull's chef.

To book a place (£15.00) click HERE


Promote your news / event in homes and businesses around the area - Click on the image to contact Joe.

Spring 2019 Events & Offers - for details click the logo

First  Aid at Work 3 day course Normally £175 Reduced £160
Richmond 3rd, 10th, 17th May

First  Aid at Work 2 day Re qualification course (in date full FAW required) £125 Reduced to £100 if booking 3 or more places
9th & 16th May

Emergency First Aid at Work 1 Day course  £75
Richmond 3rd June - 8th July
Bedale 17th June - 15th July

For more information and to book a place contact Lee C Whitworth, Director / Trainer, A&E Harmonious Compliance Training
Mob: 07793252157 Tel: 01748 821260 & email:

AE Harmonious Compliance Training LTD

Training People to Save Lives and Work Safe!


Employing an apprentice has the potential to help your business save money, increase efficiency and ease burdens on existing staff.

Get the Apprenticeships Toolkit

Join the Purple Team

Purple are excited to announce that they are looking to expand their team and recruit an Apprentice Web Developer. The successful candidate will develop a wide range of skills and will also undertake a Level 3 Software Development apprenticeship delivered through 1-2-1 support from Apprenticeship Provider, Principal Skills Ltd.

Find out more on the Purple website

New directory of RBN Members
Click on the logo to see a directory of the RBN members.

Membership bank details
To pay your membership fees by BACS use: Account number 06780726 & sort code 090129

Dates for the diary:

Wednesday 1st May - Joint networking evening event (MEMBERS ONLY)
Wednesday 8th May - RBN Business Breakfast, at The Holly Hill Inn, Richmond
Wednesday 22nd May - RBN Working Lunch at The Black Bull inn, Moulton

Further details to follow soon

Darlington Business Club
Meetings on the first Wednesday evening of every month
To book click HERE


First Monday evening every month
Check website for more information