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Bradford Annual Dinner Report

Both main speakers at this year’s annual dinner in Bradford proclaimed how the city and one of, if not the most important employer to the District is turning itself around. Bradford Chamber President Andy Caton, of Yorkshire Building Society, said that Bradford had an opportunity to renew itself but it remained with government to help move it from aspiration to

Written on 23rd November 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in News, News story 3, Press Log

Devolution debate: Chamber speaks out

Bradford Chamber contributed to the ongoing debate on devolution today (Fri 31 Jul), with comments provided to the Telegraph & Argus. The T&A has just completed a five-day series of articles on how or whether devolution would help the local economy. Today’s newspaper quotes President Andy Caton as saying that any powers granted to raise and retain taxes locally needs to be

Written on 31st July 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in Current Issues, Lobbying, News, Press Log

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