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Demand for new homes increases in Stamford Bridge as new development sees interest soar

Barratt Homes Site

Following the announcement of a development launch in Stamford Bridge, local housebuilder David Wilson Homes has reported a surge in interest for properties at its new Saxon Gate site. Launching new showhomes at the development this weekend, the housebuilder is urging hopeful buyers to attend early in order to meet demand and see the five star quality homes on offer.

Written on 17th February 2017Iain. Published in Members news

Attendees get on board with charity governance workshop

keeble hawson social

Trustees from across the UK have described a Good Governance workshop hosted by hlw Keeble Hawson in Leeds as ‘extremely helpful’ and ‘valuable’. The session at the firm’s offices in Capitol House, Russell Street, examined and debated the role of trustees in good governance with the aim of helping attendees to be better and more effective trustees. Held in conjunction

Written on 17th February 2017Iain. Published in Members news

Eversheds Sutherland invite you to discuss – Leeds: the SMART city of the future

On Tuesday 28th February Eversheds Sutherland invite businesses to join leading players from the city’s technology scene to share and disseminate best practice and identify potential challenges for Leeds in becoming a ‘SMART city of the future’. As a key city in driving the Northern Powerhouse agenda, Leeds is undergoing substantial redevelopment in striving towards being a SMART city. But

Written on 17th February 2017Iain. Published in Uncategorised

Key industry leaders meet to discuss transport plans for Leeds

Shulmans Site

The future of Leeds’s transport and infrastructure network is at a crossroads according to senior members of Leeds City Council and industry experts. With a proposal in place to spend more than £270million of investment on the city’s infrastructure, a seminar was held yesterday to discuss the planned initiatives, including new rail halts, upgraded trans Pennine rail connections and improvements

Written on 17th February 2017Iain. Published in Members news

Language Provider wins big at Export Awards

thebigword award exports

Global interpreting and translation company thebigword has been named as Entrepreneurial Exporter of the Year at the inaugural PD Ports Northern Powerhouse Export Awards. Supported by the Department for International Trade, the awards celebrate businesses that show excellence in international trade across the north of England. Founded in Leeds, UK in 1980, thebigword supports a number of high-profile clients including

Written on 16th February 2017Iain. Published in Members news

New qualification launched to help address shortage of skilled Linguists in the public sector


The International School of Linguists (ISL) has launched a new qualification that will help to address the national shortage of skilled interpreters and translators servicing the public sector. Recognised by the National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI) as meeting its registration criteria, the new ISL Diploma in Community Interpreting is expected to help 1,000 linguists to qualify over time.

Written on 16th February 2017Iain. Published in Members news

Founder Goes Back to School with Enterprise Adviser Role

KC Communications Site

Huddersfield businesswoman, Katrina Cliffe, founder of marketing and public relations agency KC Communications is set to return to Salendine Nook, the school in which she attended as a teen, in the role of Enterprise Adviser. Set up by the Leeds Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the Enterprise Adviser roles connect senior leaders in business to senior leaders in schools, to influence and

Written on 16th February 2017Iain. Published in Members news, News


gordons Site

Popular Leeds coffee shop Laynes Espresso has expanded its New Station Street property, more than doubling the size of its premises. Laynes Espresso, launched in 2011 by owner Dave Olejnik, has become well-established among the many contemporary food and drink outlets in Leeds and is well known for serving some of the best coffee and snacks in the city centre.

Written on 13th February 2017Iain. Published in Members news, News

Cloud within reach to unlock future of the banking industry

Pinsent site

New research from Pinsent Masons and the BBA identifies seven hurdles to bank adoption of cloud technology Outside the banking industry, public cloud computing drives innovation and enables new competitors, products and more flexible business models. From blockchain to artificial intelligence, there is huge potential for the banking and wider financial services industry to use this technology to help new

Written on 13th February 2017Iain. Published in Members news