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3184 businesses started in York in 2014

UK entrepreneurs created a record number of new businesses in 2014, according to new figures from StartUp Britain announced January 5th. Research from the national enterprise campaign, run by the Centre for Entrepreneurs think tank, shows 581,173 businesses were registered with Companies House, beating the previous record of 526,446 businesses recorded in 2013, and 484,224 […]

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14k York St John SEED Competition 2015

Do you have an idea for an innovative product? For a service with commercial potential? Or an idea for an enterprising community project? Fancy winning a slice of a £14,000 prize package? The York St John University SEED Competition 2015 offers you an exclusive and exciting opportunity to show off your imaginative ideas and win […]

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Phoenix welcomes PLUS 48 RECORDS

York St John Students are setting up a Record Label that will eventually be providing a full 360 contract. They will be dealing with everything from artist development, through to recording, mixing and mastering, as well as management style tasks such as managing gigs and tours. They aim to start with a label and then eventually move onto […]

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Phoenix welcomes S12 Productions

YSJU students Sean Smith and Dom Frazer have recently joined the Phoenix Centre as S12 Productions. Their audio production company will specialise in recording and song production. “We provide services for artists and bands that require quality recordings. We also provide bespoke composition for companies and projects, which can include sound design.” http://s12productions.co.uk/

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Ings Press joins the Phoenix

Ings Press is a publishing and literary events company, established by Clara Challoner Walker in September 2014. The company will initially publish work by Clara Challoner Walker, in partnership with an established publisher in York and will take on work from other authors during 2016. Clara’s first novel, ‘A Tapestry of Vice and Virtue’ will […]

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Rack Mount Records join the Phoenix

Rack Mount Records is a independent record label based in York UK. We offer a starting point for locally based artists to break through into the every expanding music industry. Our services range from recording to marketing the final release. We pride ourselves in our large array of industry contacts that allow us to maximise […]

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Awakening the Writer Within weekend event

New Phoenixer Clara Challoner Walker has launched a new event catering for new and improving writers. AWAKENING THE WRITER WITHIN is “A mindful, midsummer retreat for new and improving writers” Friday 19th to Sunday 21st June 2015 Have you always wanted to write, but lacked time, or maybe confidence? If you feel there is a writer […]

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Young people set their sights on entrepreneurship

Becoming an entrepreneur is the top career aspiration amongst young people aged 18 to 25. According to research by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), 30% of young people say that their preferred occupation by 2020 is running their own business. This was the top choice among respondents. UKTI and […]

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A Year of Inspired Youth

Former Phoenixers Inspired Youth take a look back over their busiest and emotional year to date. 2014 presented the opportunity to produce several projects and this video is a showcase of them to date.

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Write a Music Funding Application

When it comes to your music project, chances are you have the idea, but you may be a little light on the cash to carry it out. That’s where music business funding comes in. This article will help you navigate the world of funding in terms of grants and loans from arts councils/creative development agencies […]

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