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Pledge to catch the bus this clean air day

Clean Air Day - one double decker can take 75 cars off the road

Buses are key to tackling congestion and reducing emissions: a fully-loaded double decker bus can take 75 cars off the road Yorkshire bus operators First West Yorkshire, Arriva Yorkshire and Transdev are aiming to clear the air across the White Rose County today (Thursday, 15 June 2017) by inviting motorists to promise to leave the car at home for the

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Written on June 15, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

BCC – Election result a source of further uncertainty for business

Commenting on the General Election, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The UK electorate has today accomplished the unlikely feat of piling more uncertainty on business communities already grappling with currency fluctuations, high up-front costs, and the Brexit process. “The formation of a stable administration that can give voters and businesses confidence around

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Written on June 9, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in BCC, News

BCC reaction to General Election result

Commenting on the General Election result, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “After two long years of elections, referenda and wider uncertainty, many businesses were doing their best to ignore the noise of politics – up until today. “The electorate’s split decision generates further uncertainty for business communities, who are already grappling with

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Written on June 9, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in BCC, News

Airport gets Dusseldorf route

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Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (1st June 2017) announced an expansion of its 2017-18 Winter schedule with a brand new route to Dusseldorf from Leeds Bradford Airport that offers a choice of up to six flights a week. Seats are available for booking now at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £34.99 including taxes and charges and available

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Written on June 1, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Ransomware Seminar 19th May

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09.30-11.30 aql HQ Leeds Ransomware is now one of the biggest threats to industry, charities, health and citizens. aql® as part of their planned programme of events supporting the NCSC Cyber Information Sharing Partnership for Yorkshire and Humber are working with the Police Regional Cyber Crime Unit had planned an event this Friday with expertise from Kasperky, the police and

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Written on May 18, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Message from National Cyber Security Centre

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Since the global coordinated ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations across dozens of countries on Friday, there have been no sustained new attacks of that kind.  But it is important to understand that the way these attacks work means that compromises of machines and networks that have already occurred may not yet have been detected, and that

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Written on May 15, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News

First Bus gets into gear with new uniform

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First Bus has launched a new driver uniform in West Yorkshire following feedback from its drivers New uniform includes tailored blouses with modesty buttons for female drivers, a “sholo” (shirt meets polo) and bodywarmer, to help provide comfort for drivers First Bus drivers across West Yorkshire will be seen travelling the roads in a brand new uniform after the company

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Written on May 9, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Chamber International hits sweet spot with Pecan

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A major Yorkshire food company, which exports more than 75 per cent of its bespoke cakes, biscuits, sauces and desserts to the EU, has hired overseas trade specialist, Chamber International, to help it continue to prosper in Europe after Brexit takes effect. Leeds-based Pecan Deluxe Candy, which supplies food and beverage companies, quick-service restaurants and bakeries across the EU, says

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Written on May 8, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Export team deliver Eastern promise for York firm

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A major Far East contract to supply frozen vegetables to global food giant Heinz in Japan is set to open more overseas markets for a North Yorkshire family business. Frozen vegetables supplier, JE Hartley, Thorganby, near York, which is being advised by overseas trade specialist, Chamber International, is now working with international buyers at Heinz to secure more significant contracts

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Written on May 3, 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

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