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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

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Wakefield wins share of £20m culture fundWakefield, home to The Hepworth Wakefield gallery (pictured), is one of five areas in …
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SAVE THE DATE FOR WAKEFIELD BUSINESS WEEK 2019 #WBW19 - FIVE DAYS ONE DISTRICT - MON 17 JUN to FRI 21 JUN
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Competition launched to find growing northern businesses to pitch to London investors ......Following the success of last …
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Lloyds banking group supports Yorkshire Businesses in 2019 with up to £1.4bn of lendingAs part of Lloyds Banking …
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