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Wakefield first is a public and private sector led strategic organisation responsible for attracting inward investment, supporting trade, and raising the profile of the Wakefield district. Our predominant motivations are sustainable economic growth, job creation and promotion of the Wakefield district as a vibrant, dynamic and competitive region with global aspirations.

Wakefield Councils' new Economic Strategy

Wakefield Council has launched its new Economic Strategy to create more successful people, businesses and places throughout the district.

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Economic Strategy

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Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce: Beginner’s Guide to Exporting More >

Tue27Aug

Networking with a Difference - BforB Wakefield Central by BforB More >

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500,000 sq ft industrial scheme plans in500,000 sq ft industrial scheme plans in Plans have been lodged for a job-creating …
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YPO launches £400m data centre and cloud frameworkYPO launches £400m data centre and cloud framework Public …
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Contractor named for £17m West Yorkshire leisure and wellbeing hubContractor named for £17m West Yorkshire …
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New family cinema concept opens in Wakefield retail and leisure complexNew family cinema concept opens in Wakefield retail and …
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