Bondholder News

Why Wakefield

Skills gaps, apprenticeships and Wakefield’s retail offering were key issues debated at Why Wakefield, a panel discussion staged at the MY Conference in support of Wakefield Business Week.read more

Britcon Builds Success With Lidl

Building and Civil Engineering company Britcon has secured five new building contracts with Lidl UK. This brings its total number of contracts for Lidl to eleven in just eighteen months with new stores, extensions and refurbishments valued at circa £16 million.read more

Raising a toast to retail and hospitality

Retail and hospitality is a growing sector within Wakefield, with opportunities presented by The Bid and also news of a multi-million-pound investment in The Ridings Shopping Centre, we weren’t surprised to see an entire morning dedicated to this important sector.read more

A Focal Point For Business Week

The MY Conference, for many, is at the heart of business week. Set mid way through the week-long celebration, it always promises a diverse mix of exhibitors alongside informative speakers.read more

Tax Relief For Innovators

Local businesses at the forefront of innovation could be missing out on thousands of pounds’ worth of tax relief and cash back from HMRC, according to Wakefield based Sanders Geeson.read more

Cognitiv Means Business Pechakulcha Style!

There is no doubt that day one of Wakefield Business Week featured an exciting mix of opportunities for local businesses. With a launch event that focused on the theme ‘international trade’ and the manufacturing forum’s ‘find your business voice’ being just two examples of what was on offer. Alongside this, and adding a twist to traditional workshops and seminars was Cognitiv’s Pechakulcha style event.read more

Going Global Message For Business Week Launch

Wakefield’s global ambition kick-started Wakefield Business Week 2016 on Monday (13 June) when more than 100 delegates joined a panel of experts to discuss the benefits of international trade and inward investment at The Kings Croft Hotel in Pontefract.read more

Blog: Are you there when your customers need you?

Dan Conboy, Statement

Some of Google’s latest research talks about the importance of moments for consumers. Fuelled by mobile, consumers now turn to their devices for information at the moments that matter to them. read more