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Wakefield Blind Owners Welcome New Owners
Wrenthorpe based Dearnleys, a supplier of commercial blinds has changed hands as part of a management buy-in backed by Enterprise Ventures. The deal allows Rod Roberts-Dear to take control of Dearnleys in …
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Wakefield Continues to Build Xiangyang City Links
Wakefield Council is set to lead a trade delegation to China in July of this year.  Wakefield first visited Xiangyang City, within the Hubei Province of China, in 2012 and were joined by a number of local businesses. …
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Saltaire Architects Honoured at Wakefield Hosted LABC Awards 2016
Hosted at Unity Works Wakefield the Local Authority Building Control Awards celebrated the best of the construction and building industry across Leeds City Region. There were winners across the area and the ceremony itself …
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Skills Help Local Business Ensure Quality
Businesses in Wakefield and across the Leeds City Region are benefitting from over £2 million worth of training grants thanks to the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The funding has supported the …
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Going Global Message For Business Week Launch
Wakefield’s global ambition kick-started Wakefield Business Week 2016 on Monday (13 June) when more than 100 delegates joined a panel of experts to discuss the benefits of international trade and inward investment …
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Raising a toast to retail and hospitality
Retail and hospitality is a growing sector within Wakefield, with opportunities presented by The Bid and also news of a multi-million-pound investment in The Ridings Shopping Centre, we weren’t surprised to see an …
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A Focal Point For Business Week
The MY Conference, for many, is at the heart of business week. Set mid-way through the week-long celebration, it always promises a diverse mix of exhibitors alongside informative speakers. This year was no different and …
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Tax Relief For Innovators
Local businesses at the forefront of innovation could be missing out on thousands of pounds’ worth of tax relief and cash back from HMRC, according to Wakefield based Sanders Geeson. Speaking at Wakefield …
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Customer Service with a Smile
In today’s fast paced business world, we all rely on our technology to be there when we need it.  Whether it be our email, internet or mobile phone.   When things go wrong though, do you actually care what it …
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Why Wakefield
Skills gaps, apprenticeships and Wakefield’s retail offering were key issues debated at Why Wakefield, a panel discussion staged at the MY Conference in support of Wakefield Business Week. Creating debate …
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Rutland Mills Developers – Wakefield Is Open To Business
City & Provincial Properties PLC, the developers responsible for completing the regeneration of Rutland Mills at the city’s historic Waterfront, has unveiled why it has chosen to invest in Wakefield to create …
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Hepworth Business Week
Logistics Center Creates Ferrybridge Jobs!
Packaging company Taylor Davis, which is based in Wiltshire and specialises in producing metal and plastic containers for food and other uses, has opened its first northern logistics centre at Ferrybridge in West …
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Social Enterprise Creates 78 Jobs as Expansion Moves Forward
78 jobs to be created as Fresh Pastures constructs new facility at Link 62 Distribution Park Fresh Pastures CIC has acquired 2.7 acres of land earmarked for development at Catalyst Capital’s Link 62 Industrial and …
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Further Expansion Plans for TopicUK
Following a successful 2015 with the launch two new magazines for TopicUK covering South Yorkshire and Soho, 2016 is shaping up to be just as successful with a further business magazine planned for Leeds this Summer. This will …
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