The new General Data Protection Regulation

The new General Data Protection Regulation

Businesses have been urged to prepare for the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will impose new requirements on all organisations that collect, store and process individuals’ personal information, with significant financial penalties for non-compliance. The new GDPR places an increased emphasis on accountability and transparency, and businesses should ensure that … Continue reading

Recommended App – Wunderlist

Recommended App – Wunderlist

              With cloud-based technology becoming a feature of everyday life, businesses are wise to implement good, modern software and apps where possible. The right app can simplify your life and work; improving efficiency and profitability (time is money)! So, to help you choose the right solutions for YOUR business, … Continue reading

UK Businesses Impeded by Mobile ‘Not Spots’

UK Businesses Impeded by Mobile ‘Not Spots’

Businesses across the UK are being impeded by mobile coverage ‘not-spots’, according to a survey carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The BCC quizzed over 1,400 businesses and discovered that 70% of firms often experience mobile coverage ‘not-spots’. Many have been impeded by a complete lack of mobile coverage, and some experience … Continue reading

Business Groups Publish Election Manifestos

Business Groups Publish Election Manifestos

With the General Election looming, the UK’s leading business groups have published their own election manifestos, outlining their priorities for businesses. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have emphasised that in the run-up to the election, political parties should not focus solely on Brexit, highlighting other key domestic … Continue reading

We’re Dementia Friendly…

We’re Dementia Friendly…

The Shepherd Partnership recently signed up to the Skipton and South Craven Dementia Action Alliance; a network of businesses and organisations who connect, share best practice and take action on dementia. We signed up to the Alliance as we have a number of elderly clients, some of whom are affected by dementia. We have developed an … Continue reading

Celebrating 50 years in style

Celebrating 50 years in style

We proudly celebrated 50 years in business this year and what better way to celebrate than a civilised gathering of lovely people in Skipton; with live music, BBQ food, live magic and cake! Here are some photos from the occasion. A great time was had by all. Here’s to another 50 years!

We’re supporting our community again in 2016

We’re supporting our community again in 2016

We are delighted to announce that we will be once again proudly supporting our local rugby club and sponsoring a match as follows: Match: Skipton v Hemsworth Location: Skipton Rugby Club Date: Saturday 26th November 2016 For the past 5 years we’ve sponsored a rugby match in Skipton and hosted a variety of enjoyable, friendly social … Continue reading

2015 Business Seminar Success

2015 Business Seminar Success

The 2015 Shepherd Partnership Business Seminar & Budget Response on 23rd April was a great success! The event was held again at The Tempest Arms in Elslack, and was well-attended by local business owners. This year’s programme included sessions from Gary Warren, McLeans IFA, on workplace pension auto enrolment and Adam Winthrop, Windle Beech Winthrop, on succession … Continue reading

Free 2015 Business Seminar Announced

Free 2015 Business Seminar Announced

We are delighted to announce that on Thursday 23rd April 2015 we will be hosting our fifth local Business Seminar & Budget Response. This popular annual event is free to attend, and both existing Shepherd Partnership clients and non-clients are very welcome to attend.