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Colin Glass has been appointed a Non-Executive Director of the British Business Bank (http://british-business-bank.co.uk), recognising his long involvement and experience in the smaller company market, assisting start-ups and SMEs with growth potential to become sustainable and successful companies. The British Business Bank’s strategic intent is to ensure that finance markets for small and medium-sized businesses work effectively, allowing them to...
Research by company formation specialists, Duport.co.uk has shown a variety of encouraging economic signs in Wakefield over the first quarter of the year. The Duport report shows that there were 307 new companies registered in the area between January and March, representing a healthy 12% increase on the previous year. In addition, the number of company closures fell by 7%,...
The Wakefield First Bondholder Scheme is a membership scheme for Wakefield businesses with 100% of membership fees being re-invested back into promoting Wakefield district.
Good luck to everyone who is taking part in #MyCycle and thanks to everyone who has sponsored!
Jordans Solicitors are once again fundraising for KIDS by participating in the Wakefield and Huddersfield Chantry Rotary Clubs Dragon Boat Challenge. The race is held at Pugneys Country Park on Saturday 12th July and the team are looking for donations and sponsorship. Jordans participated in the Dragon Boat race last year when a team of 18 members of staff from across...
The Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne visited a local business today. Firstly they both had a tour of the Coke Cola factory and then accompanied by Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Andrea Jenkyns they met with three local apprentices who have undertaken a programme with Coke Cola.  Andrea Jenkyns said; ‘I am pleased that the Prime Minister and the...
Yorkshire-based 707, National Waste & Recycling Management company, have appointed Maria Knowles as Operations Manager, as the company continues to grow and build its management team. The strategic hire has been brought in to ensure continuing compliance with new service and to specifically support waste management reporting and information flow. Maria Knowles, from Leeds, joins 707 from clinical waste management...
Following its launch in 2012, fans of Super League once again get the opportunity to rub shoulders with and indeed partner some of the games biggest names as Super Leagues Best Golfer returns to Cookridge Hall in Leeds on Tuesday 24 June. The concept for the event came to head when current Wakefield Wildcats star Richie Mathers and Cookridge Hall...
The Chamber Awards are back. And with new categories, including Small Business of the Year and the Young Person in Business Award, this years Awards are set to be bigger and better than ever. One business will be awarded Business of the Year and will walk away with the £10,000 cash prize. This year's categories: Small Business of the Year (NEW) Manufacturer...
Creators of Wakefield's Twitter online networking event #Wakefieldhour has celebrated its first Birthday. Bee Social UK launched the Twitter hashtag #Wakefieldhour on May 7th last year and over the following 12 months it has seen around 2197 local businesses join the Thursday evening conversations between 8pm and 9pm. John Ranby, Managing Director of Bee Social UK, said the hour was introduced...
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