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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 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

Events Calendar

Mon15Oct

Business Workshop in Leeds - Mastering a Cash Flow & Sales Forecast More >

Wed17Oct

October Professional Development and Networking Event in Wakefield More >

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Latest News

Training Specialists Partner to Develop World-Class Non-Executive Director Training for Exiting Military Officers
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ASTON BARCLAY ACQUIRES WAKEFIELD-BASED THE CAR BUYING GROUP WITH PLANS TO DOUBLE TURNOVER AND WORKFORCE OVER NEXT FEW YEARS
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Wakefield headquartered Card Factory, has named former chief exec of Britvic as new chairman.
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Celebrating the achievements of over 100 young people in care from the Wakefield district.We are celebrating the …
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