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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Wakefields’s The Dental Studio scoops multiple wins at national Dentistry Awards and Private Dentistry Awards
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Administrators appointed at £21m-turnover lighting specialistAdministrators appointed at £21m-turnover lighting …
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New co-owner for brewery and pub operatorNew co-owner for brewery and pub operator A brewery and pub operator with 26 sites across …
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Contedia secures contract with leading traffic management manufacturerContedia secures contract with leading traffic …
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