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Good Business Charter organisations in York

The Good Business Charter (GBC) is an accreditation scheme that measures an organisation’s behaviour over 10 components:

  1. Real Living Wage
  2. Fairer hours and contracts
  3. Employee well-being
  4. Employee representation
  5. Diversity and inclusion
  6. Environmental responsibility
  7. Pay fair tax
  8. Commitment to customers
  9. Ethical sourcing
  10. Prompt payment to suppliers

York signed up to the GBC accreditation scheme in June 2021.

We were the first city in the UK to sign up to the charter

GBC accredited Organisations

The following organisations in York are GBC accredited.

This list was accurate in September 2023 and will be updated every quarter.

If you would like your organisation added or removed from our list, contact the Economic Growth Team.

Accommodation and food service activities

  • Grays Court Hotel and The Bow Room Restaurant
  • Goodramgate Ltd
  • Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

GBC accredited Organisations

Administrative and support service activities

  • Beyond Blond Recruitment
  • Brightsparks Agency
  • Grounded Human Resources
  • Gundog HR & Development
  • insight6 - North Yorkshire & Teesside
  • Make It York
  • Stroud Resourcing
  • Transparent Design
  • Visiting North Yorkshire
  • Westminster Business Centre

GBC accredited Organisations

Arts, entertainment and recreation

  • Mediale
  • Tang Hall SMART CIC

GBC accredited Organisations


  • University of York
  • York St John University

GBC accredited Organisations

Financial and insurance activities

  • Aviva
  • TSB

GBC accredited Organisations

Health and Social Work

  • Acts 435
  • Athena - Health, Safety and Wellbeing Services
  • Benenden Health
  • Door 84 Youth and Community Centre
  • KTH Health and Wellness Ltd
  • Supporting Choice Ltd
  • York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • York Foodbank
  • York Podiatry

GBC accredited Organisations

Information and communication

  • Boxxe
  • Cursive
  • Dunwell Data Protection
  • Everyday People
  • PowerON Platforms
  • TaxWatch
  • The Distance Agency
  • Viridian FX
  • We Are HA
  • York Data Services Limited
  • Zero Hours Justice

GBC accredited Organisations


  • Ainsty Ales
  • Iris Graphics Ltd
  • Sessions Label Solutions Ltd
  • Tele-Products Ltd
  • York Drinks Ltd

GBC accredited Organisations

Other service activities

  • Family Fund Business Services
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Lucy Antwis
  • Michael Carr Coaching
  • MPWR Business Club
  • Spruce York
  • York Mumbler
  • Your Small Business Board

GBC accredited Organisations

Professional, scientific and technical activities

  • &Stark Marketing
  • Andrea Morrison Coaching
  • Assetiam Business Support Services
  • Blossom Tree Social
  • Boundless Business Development
  • Change Accountants
  • Inglis Chartered Accountants
  • Developing Business Excellence
  • EarthBound Scientific
  • Growthbox
  • Hairy Cow Copywriting
  • Halo Effect Marketing
  • Inclusive Creator
  • Ink Gardener Copywriting
  • LEaF Translations
  • M & A Solicitors
  • Network Ventures Financial Strategies
  • Open Velocity
  • Parsons, Chartered Accountants
  • Paula Duck Photographer
  • Perks Marketing
  • Pro-Development UK limited
  • PSV Audit Risk Compliance
  • Tea & Marketing
  • Veritau
  • Webdesign@no9
  • WebHummel
  • Yorkshire Brand Stories
  • Yorwealth

GBC accredited Organisations

Public administration and defence

  • City of York Council

GBC accredited Organisations

Real estate activities

  • Barry Crux & Company
  • LoveYork ltd
  • Spark York C.I.C
  • York Science Park

GBC accredited Organisations


  • Avorium
  • Bridal Reloved
  • Lodge Cottage Farm Shop
  • Model Railway Magic
  • Richer Sounds
  • The Potions Cauldron
  • York Gin

GBC accredited Organisations

Transportation and storage

  • City Cruises
  • Network Rail

GBC accredited Organisations

Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

  • Yorwaste

GBC accredited Organisations

Real Living Wage

Paying the Real Living Wage is one of the 10 commitments of the Good Business Charter.

All GBC accredited employers are real living wage employers.

See details of other organisations that are accredited as real living wage employers in York.

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Economic Growth Team

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