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City of York Council

The City of York Council offers start-ups, growing, established and relocating organisations and businesses a wealth of information and signposting to appropriate knowledge, funding, assistance and support.

The City has a strong collaborative ethos, with regular activity between York's public and private sector partnerships, third sector organisations, world class universities and colleges.

Dynamic, beautiful, highly skilled and well connected; surrounded by some of the UK's most scenic countryside, distinctive and unique, York combines world-class industry, education and culture into a compelling case for business. 

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City of York Council business homepage


The City of York Council supports local businesses and encourages businesses to locate in York through the York Means Business web portal. The York Means Business website offers more information about:

  • Events relating to business and enterprise in the region
  • The business case for locating your business in York 
  • Support for setting up and growing a business.