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LATEST BUSINESS NEWS

Pact

Independent film and TV production sector in Leeds receives another boost

The trade association for independent TV production companies in the UK has announced it will open an office in Leeds later this year. Pact has...
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...

TRENDING NOW

Leeds City Centre

£20m major works to start on transforming The Headrow in Leeds

From September 2019, bus services and stops in Leeds city centre will change as Connecting Leeds starts major works on The Headrow. Leeds City Council’s...
Big Leeds Climate Conversation

Big Leeds Climate Conversation begins

Leeds City Council and the Leeds Climate Commission have kicked off a three-month consultation on climate change at a packed launch event held at...
Foster4Leeds

First of its kind Faith in Fostering event

Leeds City Council’s fostering team, Foster 4 Leeds in partnership with Kirklees and York Councils’ fostering teams recently hosted a pioneering event, Faith in...
Leeds Market

Shop plastic free at Leeds Kirkgate Market this summer

July has been named Plastic Free July by the Plastic Free Foundation and you can’t shop more ‘plastic-free’ than at Leeds Market. The market has...
Child Bereavement UK

New children and families bereavement service officially launches in Leeds

Leeds City Council has launched a new service to support the estimated 5% of school-aged children and young people living in Leeds who have...
Lisbon Street

Major development opportunity comes to the market in the ‘West End’ of Leeds

A rare opportunity to purchase and develop a major site in a well-connected and established urban quarter of Leeds city centre is being brought...
Leeds Compassionate City Awards

Nominations are now open for Leeds Compassionate City Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for Leeds City Council’s Compassionate City Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 5 December 2019. Now in their...
Leeds Playhouse

Vibrant new entrance to Leeds Playhouse honours Yorkshire ceramic tradition

An eye-catching tribute to the city’s ceramic heritage has begun to take shape as part of the ambitious project. The latest phase in the much-loved...
Leeds Street Lights

Street lights conversion programme for Leeds to deliver 62 per cent energy savings

Leeds City Council has issued an update on the progress of the programme to upgrade all street lights in the city to make them...
Leeds ‘Healthy Schools’, ‘Investors in Pupils’ and ‘MindMate Champion’ programmes

Schools to be awarded for commitment to health and wellbeing

Schools from across the city are coming together this week to celebrate their commitment to health and wellbeing at a special celebration event. Pupils and...