Commissioning training

Voluntary Action Leeds, working with Leeds City Council and WYCAS are once again delivering workshops to support third sector organisations in Leeds access grants and contracts available through the commissioning process. Leeds City Council, CCG’s and other public sector purchasers of goods and services have moved from awarding only grants to more formal service level agreements and contracts.  This is

Written on 31st August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Culture talks: What does Leeds mean to me?

The Leeds 2023 bid to become European Capital City of Culture is gaining momentum and needs all of the business community to come together to support it. Squire Patton Boggs is inviting businesses to their culture talks, for more information you can view the flyer here.

Written on 29th August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Surviving a visit from The Pensions Regulator (TPR)

Since October 2012, more than 600,000 employers have already addressed their auto-enrolment duties, however, around 500,000 employers in the UK still have this ahead of them. The TPR is there to support companies and ensure businesses are adhering to auto-enrolment regulations. They are currently running a nationwide campaign to ensure businesses are meeting their duties correctly.   With this is

Written on 23rd August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Leeds City College hosts biggest GCSE party

On GSCE results day, 24 August, Leeds City College is hosting the biggest GCSE party in the region to celebrate exam results. Open to anyone aged 14+, Party @ The Printworks will coincide with the official launch of the college’s final phase of the newly regenerated Printworks Campus on Hunslet Road. The party, taking place between 12 noon and 4pm,

Written on 18th August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Arts funding set to bring city’s bright ideas to life

With thanks to Leeds City Council Imaginative arts organisations in Leeds will have the chance to bring more of their creative ideas to life through a dedicated funding scheme. The Leeds City Council-led arts@leeds project will officially launch this month, with the first in a series of events designed to give groups more information about how to apply for all-important

Written on 9th August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Uncategorised

What impact will auto-enrolment have on your business

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Do you know what impact auto-enrolment will have on your business? Are you aware of the key decisions you need to make to enable your business meet its auto-enrolment duties? The ultimate auto-enrolment guide addresses all of the key concerns and issues you face as an employer. We began dealing with auto-enrolment (AE) in 2011, in preparation for large employers

Written on 1st August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Increase in pension age

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Workers born between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978 will have to remain in employment for an extra year after the government announced it will increase the state pension age to 68. The decision means an estimated 5.8 million workers – or 1 in 7 – will have to work an additional year before they qualify for the state

Written on 25th July 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Your views required – win £100!

Leeds Trinity University offers a range of media related training for businesses, charities and other organisations in the region. To ensure our courses continue to meet local demand, the School of Arts and Communication is currently undertaking some research to find out which topics would be of most interest. We have appointed Enventure Research, a research company to undertake this

Written on 25th July 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

GDPR Event in Leeds

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Find out how to be prepared for the biggest change to data protection regulation in 20 years at a breakfast briefing in Leeds. As part of the long standing relationship with Natwest, Genesis Business Systems and Sonicwall cyber security solutions are excited to announce “Let’s Talk GDPR” on Wednesday 6th September 2017 in Leeds. If you haven’t already heard about

Written on 25th July 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Wakefield community signs deal with bt to bring high-speed broadband to local residents

Superfast broadband is coming to the village of Woolley, near Wakefield, after a successful community campaign for faster speeds. More than 130 households and businesses will be able to order new high-speed fibre broadband services for the first time, thanks to a partnership between the community and BT. The co-funded deal at Woolley is expected to see the first residents

Written on 26th June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News