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Northern Powerhouse Partnership Survey

Since it was set up, the Northern Powerhouse Partnership has been working to develop consensus among businesses, civic leaders and others about how the North of England can be more successful.  The focus is on collaborating to create a Northern Powerhouse. Via the Northern Powerhouse Independent Economic Review (NPIER), the North has itself identified 4 prime capabilities – a collection of assets, expertise and businesses which are...…

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Power Calderdale

How can our economy thrive when we also need to reduce our fossil fuel use? How do we reduce inequality against a backdrop of austerity? Calderdale needs a strong, balanced economy. How can we work together to empower people and promote fair and equal opportunities? Hear more about our projects. Be inspired by best practice from elsewhere. Help us plan for a sustainable future. You are welcome to book a place just at our morning...…

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Local Firm Train For Innovative Thinking

Calderdale based Falconer Print and Packaging Ltd. has taken the next steps towards its business growth goals by investing in their workforce and training their staff. Falconer approached the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) through their membership organisation the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) to take advantage of the support and funding offered by the skills service. The BPIF helps their members access grants...…

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Hebden Visitor Information Award

The Hebden Bridge Visitor Centre has received a well-deserved ‘Visitor Information’ award as part of Welcome To Yorkshire’s White Rose Awards. Bringing businesses together to compete in 17 different categories, from ‘West Yorkshire Pub of the Year’ to ‘Tourism Event of the Year’ the White Rose awards are designed to celebrate and promote Yorkshire tourism and the businesses and attractions that help...…

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CALDERDALE BUSINESS TASTES SUCCESS WITH HELP FROM LEP FUNDING

New Ivory, a successful Elland based food manufacturing business has been given the opportunity to expand thanks to a grant of almost £10,000 from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to train its staff, as it takes its next steps towards expansion. New Ivory work with some of the leading supermarkets and retailers to develop and manufacture sauces, gravies and dressings with the aim to bring restaurant quality taste to home...…

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Finpoint Finance Sourcing

Businesses within the Leeds City Region can access business loans, leasing, invoice or trade finance from over 70 sources with a single application. SME’s can use the Finpoint business finance platform to prepare a single funding application which will then be shared with over 70 lenders, including banks, specialist finance houses, angel investors, and alternative finance providers. The service is FREE to access and covers a variety of...…

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Medipex Innovations Award

The Medipex NHS Innovation Awards and Showcase was created to identify individuals and teams whose ideas or inventions have directly led to, or could lead to, improvements in patient care within the NHS. The competition is open to all NHS employees in Yorkshire & Humber and the East Midlands or Universities /Companies working with the NHS Further details can be found in the attached Award leaflet The closing date is 30th November 2016 …

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