Language services partnership brings Huawei’s smart tech to the every corner of The World

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Global language service provider thebigword have been chosen by Chinese tech giant Huawei to help deliver smart, wearable technology to a global audience. thebigword has a strong history of work with Huawei, cooperating with the Shenzen-based company for over a decade. Huawei has invested heavily in smart phone and a new line of wearable tech including, fitness trackers and its new

Written on 20th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Leeds City College’s University Centre receives £16,000 for safeguarding

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has awarded a grant to the Leeds City College University Centre to promote safety and wellbeing on campus. The grant, from HEFCE’s Catalyst Fund, will develop online safeguarding modules for students to promote the Government’s ‘Prevent’ agenda, safeguarding and wellbeing. The project has been developed with students, who will play a pivotal

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Shulmans LLP expands Real Estate team

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UK top 200 corporate law firm, Shulmans LLP, is building on its enviable reputation in the property industry with the appointments of two new lawyers. Both join the firm’s double-award winning Real Estate team, regarded as one of the strongest in the UK. 23 people have already joined Shulmans this financial year.  These most recent hires are joining a firm

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Leeds design agency to offer a free day’s creative work

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Written on 14th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Get on your bike and raise money for The Leeds Fund

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Leeds Chamber of Commerce charity partner, Leeds Community Foundation, are calling for all keen cyclists to join their Maserati Tour de Yorkshire and raise money for their charitable initiative The Leeds Fund. A charity dedicated to creating  positive change in Leeds, the Foundation have 10 places available on their race team for the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire. It’s free to

Written on 13th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Find new talent at the Spring Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair 2017

For less than the cost of an average graduate-job site listing, you can book a stand at the Spring Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair and raise awareness of your local business to final and penultimate year students looking for graduate and internship opportunities. Jane Campbell Head of Student Careers for the University of Leeds, commented: “The University of Leeds is

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Pinsent Masons announces 2017 partner promotions

International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced the promotion of 16 individuals to its partnership, taking effect from 1 May 2017. From the firm’s Leeds office, infrastructure and energy expert, John Bruce, was promoted to position of partner. John specialises in the delivery of complex projects both in the UK and internationally, acting for procuring authorities, private sector sponsors and

Written on 13th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Bond Dickinson advises on latest investment for Cairngorm Capital

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A team of lawyers led by Simon Pilling and James Cook from Bond Dickinson’s Leeds office have advised Cairngorm Capital, and Cairngorm Capital’s investee company,  Stevenswood Trade Centres Limited (Stevenswood), on the acquisition of Truemans Holdings Limited. This transaction advances Stevenswood’s ambition to develop a national network of trade counters and completes strategic gaps in its presence in England. The

Written on 10th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Artist returns to Leeds College of Art for first solo exhibition

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Lydia Blakeley: £eisure, 17 March – 14 April 2017, Vernon Street Gallery Opening event: Thursday 16 March, 5-7pm Leeds College of Art’s latest exhibition features a new body of work by alumna, Lydia Blakeley.  In her first solo exhibition Blakeley presents six new paintings, using retro-style images to toy with our nostalgia for mid-century modernism. Bourgeoisie notions of leisure are

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The FDP Group are proud to be a continued sponsor, design, print and website partner for the Time to Shine Awards.

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals­ NHS Trust has launched the awards to recognise and celebrate the achievements of its staff and provides the opportunity for teams to receive recognition for their work. The 12 different award categories represented the values of The Leeds Way from collaborative working to improving quality and safety. This year, introduced a new award in memory of Dr Kate Granger –

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