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Applications Now Open to Join Next Generation of Engineers and Scientists

Teenagers with an interest in engineering, science and tech will be able to test their robot programming skills and try out virtual welding when UTC Leeds opens its doors to potential new students in January. The school, which opened in September and focuses on high-tech engineering and advanced manufacturing, is holding two open evening for future students and their families.

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Written on December 19, 2016Marketing. Published in Uncategorized

Autumn Statement – Joint Response from GM and WNY Chambers

Chamber submission to Chancellor Philip Hammond   Two of the largest Chambers of Commerce in the north of England have come together to prepare a submission in advance of the 2016 Autumn statement. Greater Manchester and West & North Yorkshire Chambers have been increasingly working more closely on issues which effect businesses across the M62 corridor and beyond.  Infrastructure and

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Written on October 13, 2016Mark Goldstone. Published in Bradford, Business support, Economy, Education, EU, Export, Infrastructure, Leeds, Lobbying, Manufacturing, News, Property, Skills, Transport, Uncategorized, York

New law supports SMEs

How to refinance your business

Parliament has passed a new law that includes provisions to support small business owners. • Establish the office of a Small Business Commissioner, who will help small firms tackle late payment and lobby government on their behalf over issues such as VAT and business rates. • Bring certain statutory regulators within the scope of the Department for Business target of cutting £10

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Written on May 24, 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Uncategorized

Reasons to advertise in the Chamber Directory

The Chamber Directory is an indispensable members’ handbook and a benefit of Chamber membership. The Directory provides a detailed guide to Chamber services as well as full listings for the Chamber membership. Directories are mailed directly to nearly 2,000 and given to new members as they join. Interesting, useful and relevant content ensures that members keep and refer to their

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Written on April 29, 2016Marketing. Published in Uncategorized

The EU Deal

What did David Cameron negotiate? After lengthy negotiations in February, David Cameron struck a deal that outlines the key steps towards the reformed EU we are promised, should we vote to remain, and that the Prime Minister claims will give Britain “special status” within the 28-nation bloc. The deal is commonly split into four sections: sovereignty, migrants and welfare, economic

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Written on April 13, 2016Mark Goldstone. Published in Uncategorized