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CSR project reaches the ton!

Raising the Bar 100

The Chamber of Commerce project to encourage firms to demonstrate their wider community-based activities has signed up its 100th supporter. Raising the Bar was launched in Bradford three years ago and will next month celebrate with firms sharing their corporate and social responsibility achievements.  The Chamber of Commerce initiative has also unveiled a new website through which it offers free

Written on 13th June 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Environment, News, News story 1

Increase efficiency and boost results

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The Eco Fair is back this June to give businesses the chance to showcase their achievements and efficiency solutions to a regional audience. The event, which focuses on helping visitors save money and use resources more efficiently, is aimed at senior managers involved in facilities management, procurement, supply chain, health & safety and quality. Now in its 7th year Eco

Written on 22nd April 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Environment, News, News story 1

Celebrating business success

LOCAL business success is to be celebrated once again at the annual Bradford Means Business Awards. Companies from across the District have their chance to gain some increased profile and publicity from the awards, which are organised jointly by the Telegraph & Argus, Bradford Chamber of Commerce and Bradford Council. The awards are now open for entries, with winners revealed at a ceremony on Saturday 11 June.

Written on 2nd February 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Awards, Current Issues, News, News story 1

Bradford Chamber President

Andy Caton is Corporate Development Director at Yorkshire Building Society Andy took up the reins at the Chamber’s annual meeting in July 2015.  Vice-President for the last two years, Andy will now lead the organisation’s representative activities and lobby key decision-makers on behalf of the local business community. Andy, who has been with YBS since 1991, is Corporate Development Director

Written on 17th November 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News story 1

New leader for Bradford business community

Bradford Chamber of Commerce has a new President – Andy Caton of Yorkshire Building Society. Andy took up the reins at the Chamber’s annual meeting Tuesday 14 July.  Vice-President for the last two years, Andy will now lead the organisation’s representative activities and lobby key decision-makers on behalf of the local business community.  He succeeds Rex Procter’s Paul Mackie, who

Written on 14th July 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Lobbying, News, News story 1, Press Log

Bradford Chamber President

Paul Mackie MRICS is Chairman of Rex Procter & Partners. Paul became President in July 2013, stepping up from Vice-President of the previous two years. Paul joined construction company Rex Procter & Partners in 1990, and is now Chairman. Keenly committed to making Bradford a better place in which to live and work, and to drive forward local and regional

Written on 7th May 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News story 1

Universal AV Celebrate 25 Years at the Top

Universal AV Services, an Audio Visual Solutions provider celebrates its 25th Birthday in Style, inviting customers, leading suppliers and manufacturers to celebrate with them at an office open day. Carl Harris started the company in April 1990, not realising quite where he would be 25 years later. The company turns over in excess of £13m per annum, with the supply

Written on 30th April 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News story 1

BCC reaction to Conservative Party manifesto

Commenting on the Conservative Party manifesto and the policies proposed, Dr Adam Marshall, Executive Director of the British Chambers of Commerce said: “Companies across the UK will welcome Conservative policy proposals on fiscal discipline, low taxation, infrastructure projects, and support for enterprise and regional growth. “A majority of the businesses we survey continue to support the Prime Minister’s ambition to

Written on 14th April 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in BCC, News story 1