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Contract for Chamber International

A KEY contract to provide export training to Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has been won by Yorkshire-based international trade specialist, Chamber International. Under the contract, Chamber International, a specialist export division of West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce with a base at York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce at York Science Park, will deliver the British Chamber of

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Written on August 12, 2015Marketing. Published in Members news, News, News story 4

Education survey appeal

Many businesses want young people to be better prepared for work than they currently are, and also want stronger links between education and business. In pursuit of that aim, and to enhance our understanding of how businesses engage with and benefit from the education sector, we ask you to complete this survey (maximum 10 minutes). Youth unemployment is three times

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Written on July 23, 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in BCC, Education, Lobbying, News story 4

IS0 9001 for Chamber

Sandy Needham

West & North Yorkshire Chamber, with offices in Bradford, Leeds and York, has achieved the ISO 9001 quality management standard. ISO 9001 certification means the not-for-profit organisation is committed to delivering high standards and has systems in place to ensure they provide quality products and services to all their customers. The process to achieve certification included looking at whole organisation

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Written on July 14, 2015Marketing. Published in Chamber News, News, News story 4

Budget 2015

Ahead of the Chancellor’s Budget announcement on Wednesday 8 July, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to commit to rebuilding Britain’s infrastructure, bringing to an end our ‘make-do and mend’ culture. The BCC’s submission highlights that a lack of investment in infrastructure capacity and maintenance – across transport, energy and digital – is hampering business growth

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Written on July 1, 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford, Economy, Infrastructure, Leeds, Lobbying, News, News story 4, York

Chamber International backs apprentice push

Supporting the National Apprenticeship programme is proving rewarding for Chamber International. Two months after joining as the overseas trade specialist’s first-ever apprentice, Eslam Najeh, 17, is more than half-way through qualifying for his Foundation Award in international trade. Eslam, a Libyan born in Tripoli, joined Chamber International from Thornton Grammar School, Bradford, in March. He has already completed international trade

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Written on June 8, 2015Marketing. Published in News, News story 4

Queen’s Speech: Info & Chamber Reaction

A bill-by-bill account of the details of today’s Queen’s Speech can be found here. The reaction of West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is here: Andrew Lindsay, Chairman of West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “The Government has spoken on its plans – we now need to see delivery on growth.  Sustainable growth that will create a

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Written on May 27, 2015Mike Cartwright. Tagged with: ,
Published in Bradford, Leeds, Lobbying, Media, News, News story 4, York

Stability needed from new government

Following what was predicted to be the closest election in a generation it is clear that the Conservative party have been given a mandate to take bold and important decisions. Speaking on the results, Gerald Jennings, President of  Leeds Chamber said: “Policies are needed that address the need to rebalance the UK economy  so that we have an economy to

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Written on May 11, 2015Marketing. Published in Economy, News story 4

Election candidates quizzed in debate

Business leaders from West and North Yorkshire have taken part in a ‘Question Time’ election debate. Candidates from five political parties pitched to members of West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce at a ‘hustings’ event ahead of the General Election on 7 May.  The debate was also joined by the presidents of Bradford and Leeds Chambers, both part of

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Written on April 30, 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford, Economy, Leeds, Lobbying, News, News story 4

Expert speakers for ECO FAIR 2015

A number of business and environmental experts have been lined up to speak at ECO FAIR this summer encouraging companies to focus on areas such as waste and environmental management as well as  improving energy use and reducing costs. ECO FAIR takes place on 18th June at Leeds United Football Club and is the North’s largest business-to-business environmental support event.

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Written on April 23, 2015Marketing. Published in News story 4

Saville AV fulfills major US event contract

THE latest stage of a major contract to provide an innovative, interactive conference recording and playback system for a global pharmaceutical company in the US, has been completed by York-based Saville Audio Visual. Saville Digital Event Services supplied its specialist recording service, eStream and its bespoke delegate collaboration package Saville IDEA for a pharmaceutical conference, which was part of a

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Written on April 13, 2015Marketing. Published in Bradford, Export, News story 4