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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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MARKET ME: Who Are You? - Creating a stand-out Professional Profile by AD:VENTURE More >

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CARCLO AGREES DEAL FOR CZECH ARM OF WIPAC BUSINESSListed plastic components manufacturer Carclo has agreed a deal to sell the Czech …
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TEAM 17 BRINGS IN INTERIM CFOTeam17, the game developer behind the best-selling Worms franchise, has appointed an interim chief …
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NEW COLLECTIONS BOOST BURBERRYLuxury fashion brand Burberry has reported revenue growth in its interim results boosted by chief …
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SALES UP AT CARD FACTORY DESPITE HIGH STREET CHALLENGESHigh street gift card retailer Card Factory has grown its sales despite a …
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