Members News Articles

Leeds Manufacturing Festival announces headline sponsors for 2023 programme

By West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce | 7 March 2023

Tang Hall SMART CIC has expanded their business this year

By Tang Hall SMART CIC | 6 March 2023

Leave those car keys at home! £2-a-trip price drop boosts Yorkshire bus firm Transdev as money-saving motorists switch from cars

By Transdev Blazefield | 6 March 2023

Bradford Science Festival returns with 13-days of immersive experiences and interactive family activities

By National Science and Media Museum | 3 March 2023

Homeowners in Leeds can sell their home quicker with a new scheme

By Barratt & David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West | 2 March 2023

C-Kore’s new product, Topside Wireless Modem, improves safety on the back-deck during umbilical installations

By C-Kore Systems Limited | 2 March 2023

First Intuition’s 2023 Accountancy Academy back as strong as ever

By First Intuition Leeds Limited | 1 March 2023

Bradford Garden Centre’s apprentices complete their courses

By TGC (2015) Ltd | 28 February 2023

Sovereign Health Care completes purchase of the Waterfront, Shipley

By Sovereign Health Care | 27 February 2023

Local Homebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire West is celebrating the success of a local student who has completed his apprenticeship

By Barratt & David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West | 24 February 2023

International project AgriLoop is launched to accelerate the future of circular agriculture by converting residues into high-value, eco-friendly products

By University of York | 23 February 2023

Jungle IT takes office space at the flagship Kirkstall Forge development

By CEG | 22 February 2023

Sustainable Hosting that won’t cost the Earth

By We Are HA | 22 February 2023

Holiday lettings specialist Yorcation celebrates successful launch

By Helmsley Acceptances Limited | 21 February 2023

Micklefield housebuilder online quiz takes flight again for national nest box week

By Barratt & David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West | 20 February 2023

Five reasons why going digital is good for your learners

By Yorkshire Business Editor | 15 December 2022

Before 2020, a digital revolution was happening, but following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, this digital revolution has accelerated. With many businesses now working from home, a flexible working structure being called for, and less face-to-face contact, digital work practices have now become a necessity. But converting to digital has often been perceived as…

What skills does your business need to thrive?

By West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce | 12 December 2022

West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has received a significant step forward in the delivery of its Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIPs) following confirmation from the Department of Education that it has approved its delivery plan and we now need you as business leaders to help us take this forward. West & North Yorkshire…

Ensuring safety in autonomous systems

By Yorkshire Business Editor | 9 December 2022

Robotics, autonomous systems and artificial intelligence have the potential to transform the way we live, travel and work. From driver-less cars and remotely monitored ships, to virtual assistants and robotic machinery, these technologies increasingly play a defining role within healthcare, transportation, manufacturing and the wider economy. Many Yorkshire businesses are keen to realise the full…

New international trade qualification will help boost companies trading overseas

By Yorkshire Business Editor | 10 November 2022

A major new nationally accredited trade award, open to West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce members, has been launched by Chamber International. Announced at the annual Multimodal Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham in June, this latest qualification from Chamber International’s successful ‘Excellence Academy’ is equivalent to an A Level or NVQ level 3.…

Change and challenge

By University of Leeds | 4 November 2022

Change and challenge is driving innovation to a new level in Leeds City Region says Dr Martin Stow, Chair and Director of University of Leeds’ innovation hub Nexus. Businesses have seen so much change – from Brexit and COVID, to Government instability, the cost of living and climate crisis – but as well as presenting…

Making manufacturing inclusive, interactive and inspiring

By Yorkshire Business Editor | 25 October 2022

Pupils from 40 schools and more than 30 local employers came together to share experiences of a career in Bradford’s manufacturing sector, including pupils of Oastlers School in Bradford and Keighley who are working with Cleckheaton-based cosmetic and personal care manufacturer Orean. Based on West 26 Industrial Estate in Cleckheaton and employer of a 238-strong…

Electric vehicle export boost

By Yorkshire Business Editor | 20 October 2022

Chamber International provides money-saving export solution for electric vehicle distributor Five electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs) have been temporarily exported to Ireland for an exhibition to showcase a leading range of eLCVs, to boost EV sales and help combat climate change with support from Chamber International. Leeds office of global freight forwarding company, Uniexpress, worked…

Leading the way in artificial intelligence safety

By University of York | 6 December 2021

The potential for automation and autonomous technologies is huge. Autonomous vehicles will radically change global transport systems and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies are already being used to address challenges from healthcare to energy management. But there are many more uses – as the application of autonomous systems stretches across most economic sectors from manufacturing to…

Adapting through technology

By The Grand, York | 3 December 2021

One of the UK’s top five-star hotels, The Grand, York offers a memorable visit for all. With a variety of services from the welcoming concierge, award-winning cookery school, food and beverage outlets, a spa and eight meeting and event spaces, you are guaranteed to experience true Yorkshire hospitality and elegance in all formats. Situated midway…

Recruiting flexi-job apprentices

By Esh Construction | 3 December 2021

Esh Construction partners with Efficiency North to recruit flexi-job apprentices. Seven new apprentices are settling into their new roles within Esh Construction after being recruited via the award-winning Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Service provided by EN:Able Futures. Bricklayers, joiners, and a trainee site manager are among the new starters who have been welcomed across Esh’s affordable housing…