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EU: In Or Out? Join the Debate


Campaigners in the EU Referendum are to be grilled by businesses at a Chamber of Commerce event. Members of West & North Yorkshire Chamber will meet on 28th April to hear both the business and political arguments, for and against the UK’s continued membership of the European Union.   Polls are finely poised on the issue, although a British Chambers of

Written on 17th March 2016Kalpna Mistry. Published in Exporting, Legal, News, News4, Policy & lobbying

Heading South? On the Contrary!

leeds-station-southern entrance

It is estimated that the new entrance at Leeds railway station, which opened this month, will save around 20% of the station’s 100,000 daily passengers close to an hour of travelling time each week. Thousands of commuters are said to be benefiting from the city centre station’s £20m Southern Entrance, which offers a direct link to the regenerated south bank area.  The scheme

Written on 19th January 2016Kalpna Mistry. Published in News, News4

Tips on accessing export markets


Tips on how to access fast-growing export markets will be unveiled to businesses wanting to trade overseas at a major We Are International Export Network. More than 80 novice exporters are expected to attend the ninth event at Addleshaw Goddard, Leeds, on 10 December. This event is perfect for anyone who wants to start exporting or to be inspired to go global

Written on 16th November 2015Kalpna Mistry. Published in Exporting, News, News4, Skills

Chamber charity giving carers chance to be young


There are estimated to be 4,000 young carers in Leeds who, because of their caring responsibilities, don’t have the same chance as others to enjoy their childhood. Their educational and social development can be significantly affected, as well as their mental health and wellbeing. View video here Leeds Chamber charity of the year, Leeds Community Foundation, will make a difference

Written on 21st September 2015Kalpna Mistry. Published in Members news, News4

High profile networking at AGM & Lunch

Richard Sears

Speaking at the networking lunch will be Richard Sears, Head of Communications at Yorkshire Water. Don’t miss one of the region’s best events, a great opportunity to meet new business contacts and entertain clients from across Leeds, Bradford, York and North Yorkshire.This event includes a two course sit-down lunch.Richard will be speaking about Yorkshire Water’s approach to apprenticeships, training and CSR. Book

Written on 30th July 2015Kalpna Mistry. Published in News4

New learning lunches in Leeds

Learning lunch events training Leeds Chamber

Learn new skills and meet other business people at our new monthly learning lunches. Our topics include social media, search engine optimisation. The next one takes place on 23rd July on sales and value propositions. Visit the website to book online here, call 0113 247 0000 or email the events team.

Written on 30th June 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News4