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Mid Yorkshire Chamber welcomes The Piece Hall Trust as patron

The Piece Hall Trust has become the latest organisation to join the Mid Yorkshire Chamber’s patronage scheme. The Piece Hall Trust was established in 2013 and joins Eaton Smith, Kirklees Stadium Development Ltd, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Leeds Beckett University, Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation and Huddersfield Giants to become the Chamber’s seventh patron.

Well Met hosts 13th annual IEEC Conference at Leeds Beckett’s Rose Bowl

Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University is hosting the 13th annual International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC2018) at the Rose Bowl Campus. Being staged from Wednesday, September 5 to Friday September 7, the leading global three-day forum for enterprise and entrepreneur educators and practitioners is highly regarded for its

IoD appoints ambassadors for West Yorkshire

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has boosted its presence in West Yorkshire with the appointment of two new Ambassadors. Poonam Kaur, managing director of Wakefield-based business support services provider fds, and Natalie Allen, business development manager at Leeds Beckett University join the business leaders’ organisation to promote membership and best business

Industry experts educate students at new city centre development

A new state of the art £12 million student apartment scheme in Leeds city centre that will be available for the 2018/2019 academic year is already benefitting students by offering them a detailed insight into the design, construction and engineering processes surrounding innovative, large-scale development projects. The Cookridge Street site is

Leeds-based start-up celebrates award win and 60 per cent growth increase

A Leeds-based manufacturer of women’s fashion accessories has been named a winner at Leeds Beckett University’s Business Advantage Awards, following its most successful year in business. Established in 2015 by part-time ballet teacher, Claire Shakespeare, Butterfly Tree creates handcrafted bags from its headquarters in Leeds, Yorkshire. In partnership with Leeds law firm, Lupton

Minister welcomes Leeds Digital Job Fair as final call goes out to register for free

Margot James, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, has praised the Leeds tech scene as preparations for the Leeds Digital Job Fair are finalised. Supported by Leeds Business Improvement District (LeedsBID), Leeds City Council and Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Digital Job Fair 4.0 takes place next Wednesday from 3.30pm-7.30pm at the First

George Downing Construction starts work on £80m Leeds Beckett scheme

George Downing Construction (GDC) has broken ground on a major project to construct Leeds Beckett University’s £80m Creative Arts Building - a new hub for creative education in the city. The iconic building is being delivered by developer Downing and has been designed by architects Hawkins/Brown. The state-of-the-art facility will be home

RRfW annual conference underlines Well Met’s commitment to sustainability

Well Met, Leeds Beckett University’s conference department, has hosted the second annual Resource Recovery from Waste (RRfW) Conference at Cloth Hall Court. Previously bringing together more than 80 delegates from government, industry and academia, this year’s conference aims to answer the question ‘What do business cases for resource recovery look like, and

Rotherham property manitenance company secures agreement with Leeds Beckett University

South Yorkshire-based Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, has secured a two year contract with Leeds Beckett University to provide flooring refurbishment services as part of a framework agreement, after winning a competitive tender.  The contract covers the University’s two estates in Leeds City Centre and Headingley and involves