Local communities, especially in Wakefield and the surrounding areas, love to support independent retailers and boutiques, and Small Business Saturday is a great day to celebrate and embrace all things small business!read more
Yorkshire’s Legal People, Chadwick Lawrence, recently hosted an economic delegation visit with representatives and business owners from Konin, Poland, on the 22nd of November at their offices in Wakefield.read more
Applications for the role of Chair of the Board for Wakefield First are now being accepted and the board is encouraging applications from local business leaders with strong local and national profiles, and who are, most of all, passionate about Wakefield District and the business community.
What is Wakefield First?
Wakefield First is a strategic Board made up of key decision makers from both the public and private sector in Wakefield district. Its core vision is to “monitor, support and drive economic growth in the Wakefield district”.read more
WAKEFIELD businesses have placed pride, passion and partnership at the heart of a four point plan to boost the city centre and make it the go to destination for careers, shopping, leisure and entertainment.
STRATEGIC IT advice has always been up in the clouds for ambitious SMEs. But thanks to a Wakefield businessman every company can have their own IT Director without it costing the earth.
City & Provincial Properties PLC, the developers responsible for completing the regeneration of Rutland Mills at the city’s historic Waterfront, has unveiled why it has chosen to invest in Wakefield to create what could be a ‘northern extension’ to its hugely successful Tileyard Studios, a creative hub based in London.
Wakefield and Lincolnshire based building company Britcon has been listed by the London Stock Exchange in its latest report of ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’.read more