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Shipley College benefits from LEP Growth Deal

The first project funded by the Leeds City Region Growth Deal has completed works to refurbish a college building in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Saltaire, improving learning facilities for local people. Shipley College successfully completed a £388,000 project to refurbish the Mill Building, which was made possible by a £119,000 grant from the LEP and West Yorkshire Combined

Written on 17th February 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford Council, Current Issues, Employment, LEP, News, News story 4, Skills

Learn about exporting with Chamber International

On 17th February at the Bradford Business Park we have a one day course enabling you to learn about exporting. This popular course is aimed at people involved with export sales, payment, documentation, dispatch and import/export activities. It also provides an excellent opportunity for import/export supervisors and managers to acquire a good understanding of the work carried out by their

Written on 19th January 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Exporting, News story 4, Skills

Acorn Stairlifts continue to Raise the Bar

Leading manufacturer Acorn Stairlifts has been awarded the top accolade for its impact on the community, education, economy and the environment in Yorkshire, and the surrounding areas, in West & North Yorkshire Chamber’s Raising the Bar Awards 2015. The Chamber hosted its third annual ‘Raising the Bar’ awards at the Northern Ballet in Leeds last week. Raising the Bar provides

Written on 19th November 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News, News story 4

Apprenticeships: it’s not all about plumbers!

If you are looking to recruit and grow your own talent bank then what better why to do it than via an apprenticeship. A traditional recruitment route that’s lending itself to the professions. The proof of that is with LCF Law Bradford. The legal practice looked to integrate apprenticeships into their recruitment drive and found the apprenticeship scheme and training

Written on 23rd October 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Employment, Members News, News, News story 4, Skills

Celebrating 20 years of supporting business

Commerce Court, the managed work space in Bradford run by the West & North Yorkshire, recently celebrated its twentieth birthday. Originally built by Bradford City Challenge and managed by the Chamber on a long term lease, Commerce Court has housed over 400 businesses from a huge variety of sectors many of which have gone on to bigger and better things.

Written on 7th October 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News, News story 4

e:merge is new Bradford Chamber charity

e:merge young person youth charity

Bradford Chamber’s new president, Andy Caton has chosen e:merge as the Chamber’s charity of the year. Andy is Corporate Development Director at Yorkshire Building Society and took over as Chamber President from Paul Mackie in July. e:merge is a Bradford youth work charity with 20 staff; half part-time plus three apprentices, currently working in Laisterdyke, East Bowling, West Bowling, Bierley,

Written on 23rd September 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News, News story 4

QES – have your say

Fieldwork is now underway for the Chamber’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) and we would be grateful if you could spare a few minutes to tell us about your current business conditions. Please click here to complete the survey. The Chamber is regularly asked for data by MPs, Civil Servants and the Bank of England and by completing the QES you

Written on 24th August 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Lobbying, News story 4

Policy group brings in new blood

Bradford Chamber Council is looking forward to its first meeting later this month under the stewardship of its new President, Andy Caton. Andy took over from Paul Mackie in July, when five new representatives were also brought into the fold. The new-look Chamber Council meets next on 29 September, when the incoming representatives will be introduced to the rest of

Written on 12th August 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in Lobbying, News, News story 4

E3 Bradford receive funds boost

E3 Bradford, the local initiative that works to bridge the gap between businesses and education has received a generous donation from Sovereign Health Charitable Trust to help carry on their work in Bradford. The £10,000 donation will mean E3 Bradford, which is supported by Bradford Chamber and Bradford Council, can continue to engage the business community in enterprise and employability

Written on 5th June 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Tagged with: , , ,
Published in News, News story 4