During this last financial year, WDH has been recognised as one of Europe’s most efficient and effective businesses receiving the European Business Excellence award. During the same period WDH has also performed exceptionally well in terms of value for money and is in the top quartile against its peers for maintenance costs per unit.read more
Now in its 5th year Beam and the Lit Fest team are looking forward to sharing a packed programme that celebrates reading and writing to inspire and enthuse audiences across the district. From Friday 23 September – Sunday 2 October Lit Fest will take place at locations throughout Wakefield – cafes, shops, venues, schools, community centres, historic buildings and libraries.read more
Congratulations to Agenci and their partners Lorega, who picked up the award for their ‘Cyber Recovery’ product at The Cyber Security Awards 2016.
The Cyber Recovery product, which is an insurance product aimed at the SME market, was commended for “bringing simplicity to a complex market”.read more
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
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
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