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LATEST BUSINESS NEWS

Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Government urged to prioritise place-based-investment to increase national productivity

Leading innovation districts from across the UK have joined together to urge government, cities and city regions to channel investment in to mature and...
Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme

Leeds City team to reap rewards from MIT leadership programme

A Leeds City team has successfully bid for a place on a prestigious leadership programme run by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of...
Asda and Sainsbury’s Merger

Leeds City Council statement on proposed Asda and Sainsbury’s merger

Leeds City Council has responded to the news of the proposed merger between two of the big four supermarkets: Asda, which has its headquarters...
Leeds Welding Company (LWC)

Leeds engineering firm aims for step change with £1.5m investment

Laser cutting and metal fabrication business Leeds Welding Company (LWC) Ltd is investing in future growth, with support from the Leeds City Region Enterprise...
Spring Statement 2018

Leeds City Council comment on Spring budget statement

Spring Statement 2018: what you need to know. The Spring Statement gives people and businesses certainty and stability to plan for the future. Major tax or...
PopUp Business School

Successful business skills event returns to Leeds next week

Leeds will again play host to the PopUp Business School, the UK’s leading start-up training team for providing vital business, marketing and social media...
Budget Proposals

Revised budget proposals at Leeds City Council’s executive board

Finalised budget proposals will go to Leeds City Council’s executive board next week as the council continues to balance reductions in funding with ever-increasing...
Budget consultation December 2017

Budget consultation December 2017

Consultation is open for people to express their views on Leeds City Council's annual budget plans, which were published last week. The proposals are aimed at helping...
Budget Proposals 2017-18

Council continues efficiencies to tackle budget gap

Ever-increasing demand for adult social care services has led Leeds City Council to again propose adding an extra 3% to council tax to help...
Leeds Credit Union

Take action now so debt worries don’t ruin your Christmas

Leeds residents are being encouraged to plan ahead for Christmas, to prevent overspending and debt worries from ruining their festive season. Leeds City Council is...
Noddle Logo

First financial health hub launches in Leeds

Leeds residents will soon be able to start improving their financial health during a visit to town, thanks to a new partnership between Noddle...

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#TechMumsClubs Leeds

New tech club for mums launched in Leeds this month

An ambitious new programme aiming to ensure that mums in the city have the opportunity to brush up on and learn new digital skills...
Armed Forces Community Covenant

Leeds City Council reiterates commitment and support for city’s Armed Forces Community Covenant

Leeds City Council has underlined its continued commitment to supporting armed forces personnel and veterans this month. This follows representatives of the UK’s armed forces...
Tour de Yorkshire

Tour Maker 2019 – Full registration now open

Welcome to Yorkshire and A.S.O are thrilled to be hosting the fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire between 2nd - 5th May 2019....
Saleem Tariq, Deputy Director of Children’s and Families

Leeds City Council deputy director of children Sal Tariq has been named in the...

The leader and Chief Executive of Leeds City Council comment on Saleem Tariq, Deputy Director of Children’s and Families, being honoured in the Queen's...

Greetings of the Season and best wishes for the New Year

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year — and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority. The...
Child Friendly Leeds

Children’s social care services in Leeds rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Services provided for children and families by the council in Leeds have been rated as ‘outstanding’ by government inspectors, Ofsted. The tremendous achievement comes after...
North and West Yorkshire Business

Expanded North and West Yorkshire business rates pilot scheme approved

A combined bid by local authorities across North and West Yorkshire to retain most of its business rates growth to invest locally has been...
Good Things Foundation

New initiative helps Leeds residents get online

Leeds City Council is working with leading social change charity Good Things Foundation to deliver an ambitious new programme that will ensure residents of...
Leeds Tribe Youth Group

Crossgates youth group to sing for children in care

It might be cold outside but that won’t stop a local East Leeds Youth Group fundraising for children in care this Christmas. Following an online...
Queens of Industry

Museum gives city’s young tech whizzes a chance to let off some STEAM

Working at one of the world’s foremost industrial powerhouses, the women of Armley Mills were no strangers to cutting edge technology. Over centuries, they used...