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Leeds Chamber to back homeless charity

Leeds Chamber to back homeless charity

Leeds Chamber of Commerce has opted to support homeless charity St George’s Crypt over the next few months. A different charity is chosen by the business support organisation each year, with the main fund-raising event being the annual dinner in late January.  The nominated charity is chosen by the current president, in this case Paula Dillon of international law firm

Written on 3rd January 2019Mike Cartwright. Published in Chamber News, Media, News, News3

Election: Reaction


Commenting on the outcome of the General Election, Gerald Jennings, President of Leeds Chamber of Commerce said: “The formation of a stable administration that can give voters and businesses confidence around both economic management and Brexit negotiations must be the absolute top priority. More locally we would want to see rapid progress in unlocking the region’s devolution dilemma. I look

Written on 12th June 2017Mike Cartwright. Published in Chamber News, Media, News

Progress of HS2 Bill welcomed


Leeds Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the passing of part of the HS2 parliamentary bill (23 Feb). Phase 1 of the process, allowing the London – Birmingham section to commence, has received royal assent in Parliament, giving reassurance that work can commence.  Construction will now begin on schedule in the spring. Today also saw the launch of schemes totalling £70

Written on 24th February 2017Mike Cartwright. Published in Chamber News, Construction, Media, News, Policy & lobbying, Transport

Shaping up to be a bright future for young entrepreneur


Funded and supported by both the University of Leeds and Shell LiveWIRE, Chamber business park tenant, Ravi Toor, founded Filamentive – a brand of 3D printing materials – in late 2015. With experience of running an online 3D printing business coupled with his study of BA Environment and Business, Ravi sought to create a 3D printing materials brand committed to

Written on 1st August 2016Kalpna Mistry. Published in Media, Members news

Master the art of video to reach new customers


Chamber member, Sync Media is inviting business owners and managers to their one-day video masterclass on Thursday 18th August in Leeds. They have joined forces with In Flow Training to launch this unique training workshop. Delivered in their purpose built studio in Leeds the session will demonstrate how you can use video marketing to get your message across. On the day

Written on 28th July 2016Kalpna Mistry. Published in Media, Members news

International design students set to leave their mark on Leeds buildings

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From the 22nd to the 24th  February 2016 one hundred and twenty design students and academics from around the world will attempt to transform the doorways of six building in Leeds City Centre. They will gather at Leeds college of Art with staff and students from the College’s BA (Hons) Visual Communication for the annual Group for International Design Education (GIDE)

Written on 19th February 2016Kalpna Mistry. Published in Media, Members news, News, Skills

Leeds search marketing agency appoints three senior staff following account wins

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Award-winning search and content marketing agency Blueclaw Media has appointed three new senior staff following a successful year of growth and development. Nadia Mursal has taken up the role of Client Services Manager, Kay Brown is Content and Online PR Manager and Laurie Garrison has been hired as Marketing Manager. These appointments come after Blueclaw has won several new clients, including

Written on 16th November 2015Kalpna Mistry. Published in Media, Members news

Seven up for Propaganda as new business sparks hires


Following a raft of new business successes contributing to one of Propaganda’s best starts to the year in recent times, the brand consultancy has made seven appointments. The hires come across the business and will help to support new business wins and existing long-term client briefs. Three of the new recruits join the Client Services team. Hollie Carek joins as

Written on 8th October 2015Kalpna Mistry. Published in Media, Members news

New MD for Intermarketing Agency

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Following the announcement that Leeds’ Intermarketing Agency has opened three new offices in London, Amsterdam and Sydney in the last three months, further news follows that Nickii Gray, has been appointed as Managing Director. With Jamie Allan and Steve Sowden’s strategy for continued global growth of the agency, Gray will oversee the UK business, enabling the Group Managing Partners to

Written on 8th October 2015Kalpna Mistry. Published in Media, Members news

Time Travelling Operating Theatre at Thackray Medical Museum


Thackray Medical Museum is pleased to announce its participation in the Time Travelling Operating Theatre, a series of performances funded by the Wellcome Trust in conjunction with The Imperial College Centre for Engagement and Simulation Science (ICCESS). This public engagement project combines historical research with contemporary simulation science to open up discussion about surgery’s past, present and future.    Each ‘Time

Written on 18th September 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Media, Members news