Supporting the York economy
Purpose of report: To update Executive on the impact of their March
2020 decision to allocate £1.14m to support businesses
through Micro Grants and FSB membership, and set out proposals for
York to become the first Good Business Charter City in the context
of our developing economic strategy.
Executive will be asked to note the findings of the evaluation of the March 2020 Micro Grant scheme, approve City of York Council signing up to the Good Business Charter, and endorse York’s status as the first Good Business Charter City.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/05/2021
Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;
Decision due: 24/06/21 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning
Lead director: Corporate Director of Place
Department: Directorate of Place
Consultation with businesses through the Business Leader’s Group, FSB, Chamber of Commerce, Institute of Directors, Indie York, York BID and University of York. Evaluation has involved interviews with over 300 micro businesses.
Making Representations: As above.
Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Not applicable at this stage.
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