Reduced business membership fees

The LEP is funding the reduced cost of annual business membership for new members with The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, and the West and North Yorkshire Chamber.

The offer is available to new members only.

For a limited time, owners of  micro and small businesses across West and North Yorkshire can save up to 75 per cent on annual membership fees with The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, and the West and North Yorkshire Chamber.

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is providing grant support to the FSB and Chamber’s to help businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic access essential advice and support at a reduced rate. Through an annual membership, businesses can benefit from a range of advice and support services including, legal, financial, cyber protection, workshops, networking and more.

 

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

*Available to small businesses based in Calderdale, Kirklees, and Wakefield with up to 50 employees.

The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce and is the ‘go-to’ organisation for businesses across its three subdivisions: Halifax & District, Huddersfield & District and Wakefield & District Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber represents businesses across the region, acting as a local voice and driving growth by adding relevant and valuable support.

What's included in Chamber membership?

  • HR Advice
  • Legal Advice
  • Finance Finder
  • Health & Safety Advice
  • Marketing and PR Support
  • Tax Advice Line
  • Training
  • Legal Expenses Insurance
  • Networking
  • AA Breakdown
  • International Trade Support
  • Healthcare

Membership options

*Prices include VAT

MY Export Hub is the international trade support arm of the Chamber and provides businesses with a range of services to help with export. In addition to the membership options listed, not-for-profit, associate, affiliate and membership patronage options are available.

Business size

Reduced Price

Standard Price

1-3 employees AND Not-for-profit with less than 50 employees

£66

£258

4-10 employees

£96

£390

11-50 employees

£108

£438

MY Export Hub 1- 3 employees

£120

£468

MY Export Hub 4-10 employees

£126

£492

MY Export Hub 11 – 50 employees

£132

£516

Find out more and sign up

West and North Yorkshire Chamber

*Available to Small businesses based in Bradford, Craven, Harrogate, Leeds, Selby, and York with up to 50 employees.

The West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is part of the British Chambers of Commerce, which specialises in helping businesses with growth, advice, and business management. Her Majesty The Queen praised the Chamber earlier this year for “helping firms, championing trade and rebuilding communities”. The Chamber is relied upon by the Government to feedback on the challenges facing businesses across the region.

What's included in Chamber membership?

Members will benefit from inclusive and discounted services. These services will be available from the day you join.

New members will receive one-month free membership (13 months for the price of 12)

  • HR Advice
  • Legal Advice
  • Debt Recovery Service
  • Health & Safety Advice
  • Marketing and PR Support
  • Tax Advice Line
  • International Documentation
  • Training
  • Start-up Support
  • Networking
  • AA Breakdown
  • International Trade Support
  • Healthcare
  • Lobbying & Representation

Membership options

*Prices include VAT

Business size

Reduced cost

Standard cost

First year of trading

£60

£200

1- 3 employees

£92.40

£310

4-10 employees

£114

£380

11-50 employees

£138

£460

Find out more and sign up

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

*Available to micro-businesses based in West Yorkshire with up to 10 employees.

FSB's mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. Established over 45 years ago, FSB is the UK’s largest grassroots business campaigning group, which ensures the voice of small businesses is heard at the highest levels across the UK. We are led by a team of our members for the benefit of all of our members. We're a proudly not-for-profit organisation with the best interests of our self-employed and small business members at the heart of everything we do.

What's included in FSB membership?

Once you become a member, you'll have access to the below benefits. Details of how to access each one will be in your FSB welcome pack.

  • FSB Tax Investigation Protection
  • FSB Legal Protection Scheme
  • FSB Employment Protection
  • FSB Health and Safety Advice
  • FSB Legal Hub
  • FSB Care
  • FSB Insurance Service
  • FSB First Voice
  • FSB Payments
  • FSB Funding Platform
  • FSB Cash Advance
  • FSB Debt Recovery
  • FSB Workplace Pensions
  • FSB Cyber Protection
  • FSB Business Banking
  • FSB PR/Crisis Management

Membership options

*Prices include VAT

Business size

Reduced cost

Standard cost

Sole trader

£47

£177

1-4 employees

£99

£229

5-9 employees

£153

£283

Find out more and sign up

FAQ's

How is the scheme funded?

The scheme is funded through the Leeds City Region Growth Deal – a £1 billion package of Government investment to accelerate growth and create jobs across Leeds City Region.

How long is the offer available?

The offer is available up to 28 February 2021, or until all of the grant funding has been used.

Is there a limit to how many businesses can redeem this offer?

The offer will be applied to new members on a first-come, first-serve basis. The grant support will help approximately 1,000 new FSB members, and approximately 400 new members each for the West & North Yorkshire Chamber and the Mid Yorkshire Chamber.

How long will businesses benefit from the reduced rate?

Reduced membership fees will apply for 12 months.

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