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 Business Week 2018 in a nutshell


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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Business Advisor on the Doorstep (Wakefield) by Leeds Beckett AD:VENTURE team More >

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Government launches £200m funding initiativeGovernment launches £200m funding initiative Companies across the …
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Growing fire safety business relocates to new Wakefield officesGrowing fire safety business relocates to new Wakefield …
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PR: Open Communications secures Opus Trust retained agreementPR: Open Communications secures Opus Trust retained …
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COMMISSIONED to create numerous bespoke products, a West Yorkshire injection moulding company has taken an innovative approach and invested in new machinery to provide a low-cost option for product realisation.
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