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Getting down to Business at an early age

“Discovery Day” at The University of Leeds

  • 30 January 2020
  • Number of views: 115
Getting down to Business at an early age

A group of budding entrepreneurs attended a “Discovery Day” at The University of Leeds to gain an insight into the exciting and broad range of Business courses offered. Organised through the Excellence Hub, a partnership between the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, the Year 7 and 8 students from Richmond School and Sixth Form College, were encouraged to think about how their core school subjects give them the skills and foundations for higher education.

LEP Review Announcement

HOW'S BUSINESS

  • 28 January 2020
  • Number of views: 141
LEP Review Announcement

Message from James Farrer:

Our LEP Board made the decision to comply with the Government guidelines around LEP geographies as laid out in the 2018 white paper, ‘Strengthening Local Enterprise Partnerships’. The Government guidelines state that LEPs will not retain any overlapping boundaries with other LEPs. With Humber LEP and Leeds City Region LEP also agreeing to meet with these guidelines, the new geographic footprint of the LEP will be York and North Yorkshire.

From 1 April 2020, the York, North Yorkshire & East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership will become the York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

How to future proof your business

RBN WORKING LUNCH SPEAKER CONFIRMED

  • 28 January 2020
  • Number of views: 110
How to future proof your business

We can confirm that Carl Wright, Grants Associate Director at Clive Owen LLP will be our guest speaker at our February "Working Lunch" at The Black Bull Moulton.

Carl will give some tips around the topic of How to future proof your business.

Tom smashes through UK’s top 100 badminton players

17 year old reaches elite level

  • 24 January 2020
  • Number of views: 182
Tom smashes through UK’s top 100 badminton players

An accomplished young badminton player has achieved top-100 ranking in the United Kingdom.  Tom MacRae, a student at Richmond Sixth Form College, is only seventeen years old but has already reached an elite level in badminton that now puts him in the top 100 adults in the country.

Eve's hair-raising act of kindness for Dementia UK

£800 raised

  • 17 January 2020
  • Number of views: 108
Eve's hair-raising act of kindness for Dementia UK

A kind-hearted student has raised over £800 for Dementia UK by having her head shaved.  Eve Walker, a Year 13 student at Richmond Sixth Form College, was motivated to do this hair-raising challenge after completing her work experience at Nightingale Hall in July.  Eve got so much out of her work experience that she has continued to volunteer at the care home since the summer and visits every week to help where she can.

Sponsor Announced for Richmond’s New Business Awards

Original Richmond and Business and Tourism Association

  • 10 January 2020
  • Number of views: 338
Sponsor Announced for Richmond’s New Business Awards

Richmondshire District Council has agreed to become the joint main sponsor of new Business Awards which celebrate the variety and quality of businesses in Richmond and the surrounding area, along with the people who run and work in them. 

Three cheers for students as they lead the way to Atlanta

International Cheer Sport competition

  • 10 January 2020
  • Number of views: 135
Three cheers for students as they lead the way to Atlanta

A group of talented cheerleaders are preparing for a performance of a lifetime.  The seven students, from Richmond School and Sixth Form College, are heading to Atlanta as part of a team of twenty members of the Catterick-based Lazer Cheer Academy team where they will take part in the highly-regarded international Cheer Sport competition.

A great start to 2020 for students’ ‘Save Our Species’ enterprise

The National Young Enterprise Competition

  • 9 January 2020
  • Number of views: 199
A great start to 2020 for students’ ‘Save Our Species’ enterprise

It’s a great start to the New Year for a group of Year 12 students who are celebrating the success of their business initiative.  The students are taking part in the national Young Enterprise competition and have created a beautiful calendar, which is selling like hot cakes. The team quickly covered their costs on the first day of trading and have moved into profit.

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