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Leeds City Region secures success on the international stage at MIPIM 2019

A 100-strong delegation of public and private sector representatives from across Leeds City Region attended MIPIM earlier this month to showcase opportunities and encourage international investors, developers and occupiers to invest in the region.   MIPIM - the annual property investment conference - attracted over 26,000 delegates this year from 100

Nexus shines spotlight on Leeds at FinTech North International Trade Mission

Chelsea Hardy, Nexus engagement manager at the University of Leeds’ new £40m innovation centre, has shone the spotlight on Leeds, as part of the FinTech North International Trade Mission. The three-day event, planned by the Department of International Trade (DIT) and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), saw 20 FinTech scale-ups from

Crimson Bear on track to turnover £2m thanks to support from AD:VENTURE

Crimson Bear, the Craven based company that is rapidly-expanding and supplies designer radiators and electrical heating products, is on track to turnover £2m thanks in part to the support that it received from ERDF funded business programme, AD:VENTURE. Securing a total of £6,754 in match-funded support, Crimson Bear used the cash

Building students gain first-hand experience on own college construction site

Students at Leeds College of Building are gaining hands-on construction experience after visiting their new £13-million Hunslet campus site. Main contractor, Clugston Construction, started work on the foundations and ground works last October. Since then, a total of 186 student site visits and 14 group tours have been organised up until

Leeds Majestic move forward with construction work underway

Rushbond has appointed Sir Robert McAlpine as the sole contractor for The Majestic, as construction work starts on this new speculative flagship office development for the City of Leeds. Sir Robert McAlpine, one of the country’s leading building and civic engineering companies, has started an 18-month construction programme on the £40

Funding available for businesses in Leeds City Region that want to grow

Businesses from across the region are encouraged to take advantage of the support and funding to develop new products and processes available through the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and their network of partners. The LEP’s multi-million pound Access Innovation programme, supports businesses looking to develop new products and processes

NPIF backs food photographers with an appetite for growth

A Yorkshire photography and video business whose clients include major supermarkets and food producers has secured £250,000 funding from NPIF–Mercia Debt Finance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Powerhouse is a creative content studio specialising in high-end commercial food, fashion and lifestyle photography and video content for leading