Members News Articles

Career opportunities in the spotlight as 2023 Leeds Manufacturing Festival launches to address recruitment challenges

By West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce | 17 February 2023

Strategic appointment marks next phase of ambitious Yorkshire-wide growth plans

By Castle Employment Agency Limited | 16 February 2023

C-Kore work with Cranium Engineering on another successful Nigerian deployment

By C-Kore Systems Limited | 15 February 2023

Embracing Equity and Empowering Women in Business

By City of York Council | 15 February 2023

Employment law update: what lies in store for 2023?

By Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP | 14 February 2023

Watson Buckle proudly declares Candlelighters as its Charity of the Year

By Watson Buckle Limited | 14 February 2023

The North’s largest careers conference will return to Leeds for its seventh bi-annual event, at Leeds City Museum.

By The Opportunity Centre CIC | 13 February 2023

Cost of Living – A timely archive film with an uncanny sense of déjà vu

By York St John University | 10 February 2023

Consumer Duty compliance does not need to be complex, it is simply good business practice

By insight6 | 9 February 2023

Creative festival provides young people with insights into performing arts industry

By York St John University | 8 February 2023

Seal of approval for local training provider

By S.L. Procurement Solutions Limited | 7 February 2023

Bradford College Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2023

By Bradford College | 7 February 2023

More than just the ticket! Handy free app is a winner on the buses

By Transdev Blazefield | 6 February 2023

Option to Tax: HMRC changes will increase risk on property transactions

By Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP | 6 February 2023

Leeds College of Building Showcases Higher-Level Training for National Apprenticeship Week 2023

By Leeds College of Building | 6 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…