Business Events in the North… including what’s going on in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle, the North West, North East & Yorkshire.

Sheffield Chamber calls for focus on ‘long-term issues not short-term giveaways’ in ‘vital’ Budget

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce has called on the Government to ‘focus the firepower’ of the forthcoming Budget on long-term issues – and avoid the... teams up with Google & Department for International Trade in Sheffield workshop is proud to announce that it is teaming up with the Department for International Trade and Google with a half-day workshop at the Google Digital Garage in Sheffield on November 16.

Commanding the Competitive Edge for District Wide Businesses

Hoping to give businesses in Wakefield the competitive edge, former BBC Business Journalist, Penny Haslam, will share insight into how individuals can increase their...

Leeds-based PR agency hosts practical PR workshop

Leeds-based PR agency, MacComms is set to host an intensive workshop for entrepreneurs to plan their PR strategies in a bid to make 2018 their best year yet.

Mafia Makes its Mark on Harrogate

Uniting the professional community for an evening of cocktails and canapes, the Yorkshire Mafia (YM) will descend on Banyan, Harrogate when its popular drinks...

Gerald Ratner keynote speaker at Harrogate’s first Royal Hall business lunch

Harrogate businesses owners, local entrepreneurs and professionals will attend the first of a new series of business lunches in the town next month.
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Harrogate Company to Help with Poor Business Management

A recent Investors in People study revealed that 42% of workers in the UK say poor management is the main reason they’re not happy...

Twisted Automotive partners with Welcome to Yorkshire for flagship event

The Yorkshire team that keeps the legend of the Land Rover® Defender® alive across the world is joining the celebrations at the White Rose Awards for tourism next week. Twisted Automotive has become the Event Partner for the awards, which are being held on Monday 30 October at The First Direct Arena, Leeds. The awards will celebrate another record-breaking year for tourism in Yorkshire – and similarly a bumper year for Twisted Automotive.

Huddersfield-based hospice calls for businesses to help top off record-breaking 30th year

Huddersfield-based charity Kirkwood Hospice is calling for businesses to help top off its 30th year by offering auction lots, taking up sponsorship packages and buying tables for its Christmas ball.

Festive insight for e-retailiers

Statement, the digital agency which creates impressive eCommerce websites that look good and sell more, will put the spotlight on festive online retailing at...

Sheffield city business region warned to get GDPR-ready

Get GDPR-ready or face a fine – that’s the message from Sheffield IT firm Millgate. Responding to recent research* which found that less than one...

Bolton digital agency MD wins business person of the year

David Ingram, MD and founder of Digital Marketing agency, Bring Digital, has been named Business Person of the Year at the 2017 Bolton and...

Free HR resources giveaway for Cascade at CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017

Leading Human Resources and payroll software provider Cascade HR is preparing for one of its biggest events of the year by devising a series of advice-led giveaways for delegates.

Carat Sets A Diversity Challenge During Leeds Business Week

The Leeds based operation of Carat, the world’s first media agency and a member of the Dentsu Aegis Network, will use Leeds Business Week...

Cowgill Holloway joins forces with Department for International Trade

Cowgill Holloway and the Department for International Trade will come together on Wednesday 18th October to host a new International Trade Event – Successfully trading overseas in today’s international landscape - at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry.

PrivilegeHR brings pragmatic HR solutions to North West

A duo of HR professionals with more than 50 years’ combined experience have successfully launched a new business venture in the form of PrivilegeHR

CascadeGo will take the pain out of HR for visitors to The Business Show

Helping organisations maximise their employees’ potential is CascadeGo’s focus for The Business Show 2017, as they prepare for the Olympia London event on 16-17...

James Sommerville set to headline Huddersfield’s first Design Conference

He began his career as a street artist, before going on to co-found and sell what became the globally-recognised design studio ATTIK. And now...

Over 100 Business Leaders Unite for Manchester Business Growth

On the 28th September, more than 100 of the North West’s brightest and boldest CEO’s, Business Leaders, and Influencers descended on the Radisson Edwardian on Peter Street for the Inaugural ‘Leadership in Manchester’ event. The event was hosted by former journalist, BBC presenter and outstanding event host, Andy Johnson. Delegates enjoyed a packed schedule of thought leadership and stellar content over dinner, drinks and networking at this not for profit event in aid of Forever Manchester.

Leeds-based entrepreneur motivates Merseyside students

The founder and managing director of West Yorkshire-based PR agency, MacComms will speak to an audience of students at The University of Liverpool, about her entrepreneurial journey on 3rd October 2017.
Huddersfield PR agency scoops up Start Up of the Year award

Huddersfield PR agency scoops up Start Up of the Year award

The Forward Ladies National Awards has announced its winners from the Yorkshire, North East and Scotland region, and Katie Mallinson – MD of Huddersfield B2B PR agency Scriba PR – is one of the twelve lucky recipients.

Liverpool Set To Host Digital Disruption Event Featuring Exciting Global Experts

On 18 October, Liverpool is set to play host to internationally acclaimed television, print, digital and event media expert, Laurie Benson (formerly of Bloomberg and CNN) as well as Liverpool's own digital innovator and IoD director of the year winner, Ian Finch, Managing Director at The Mando Group. The event, which will provide an exciting and unique opportunity to hear international digital leaders speak, will be the first of the Institute of Director's monthly meet ups. It is taking place at Tilney, Liverpool from 8.30-11am.
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Liverpool set to host digital disruption event

A panel of globally renowned digital disruptors will kick off the IoD's monthly Liverpool meet ups this October, showing the UK how the city...

Helping the Penny Drop in the Wakefield District

Amidst his work transforming lives and building brighter futures for those in need, Adeem Younis, entrepreneur and Chairman of charity, Penny Appeal, will discuss...

Global charity makes its Landing at MediaCityUK

The Landing at MediaCityUK, Salford, played host to United Nations-backed global charity World Merit recently as they welcomed over 120 delegates from across the...

High profile line-up for Leeds AGM as Unity marks its 30th year

Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise will celebrate its 30th anniversary next week when a first-class line-up of special guests including former trade union leader Baroness Dean and the Lord Mayor of Leeds speak at its Annual General Meeting.

International football star to host Sheffield business mentoring event

International football star Danny Mills to host Launchpad mentoring event

Yorkshire Businesses Look for Region’s Inspirational People

Two Yorkshire businesses are joining forces in a bid to find the region’s most passionate and inspirational individuals.

What is GDPR? UK businesses in the dark on data protection changes

Increasing online searches around the looming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has revealed an alarming gap in knowledge around the new requirements, according to law firm HRC Law.

The Yorkshire Mafia makes its mark on Wakefield

With a commitment to extend its schedule of drinks evenings across the region, the Yorkshire Mafia (YM) will return to Unity Works in Wakefield...
Help for Yorkshire SMEs to prepare for introduction of GDPR

Help for Yorkshire SMEs to prepare for introduction of GDPR

A West Yorkshire HR and employment law specialist will deliver a seminar to help Yorkshire SMEs understand the requirements of the new GDPR (General Data Protection Act) that will come into effect in May 2018.

Kickstarter is coming to Manchester

Kickstarter will take part in an event hosted by Entreprise Europe Network North West and Nuuk Digital. The event, titled “Your Best Chance to Success Through Crowdfunding on Kickstarter - Breakfast”, will be a hands-on seminar for innovative SMEs who are looking for investment. It will help them understand what crowdfunding is and how it can help their business, how to efficiently run a crowdfunding campaign to reach their goals and it will also touch on the pitfalls, success and rewards of Kickstarter.

Cyber Security Experts in Newcastle to help NE Businesses Protect Themselves

Invotra, providers of secure digital communications platforms, and Digital Leaders, the senior leadership forum, are hosting a free one-day Cyber Security Salon on 12th September at The Core in Newcastle. To book your free tickets go to:

Top business experts added to Venturefest Manchester 2017

With just one week until North West’s biggest, free annual innovation event opens its doors on Thursday 14 September, Venturefest 2017 announces the Meet The Expert panel who will giving one-to-one business advice surgeries to start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneurs.

Huddersfield accountancy practice invites local businesses to get their thinking caps on for charity

Sheards Accountancy’s annual quiz night is set to return on Thursday 12th October. Once again, the Sheards quiz master, Kevin Sanders, will create a brain teasing quiz which will test the general knowledge of all those attending the event. The event will be in aid of local charity, Kirkwood Hospice, and will be held at the Waterloo Suite at Huddersfield RUFC from 6:30 pm.

Huddersfield Huddle is Back in Town

Recognising the demand for informal networking in Huddersfield, The Yorkshire Mafia (YM) will once again host the popular Huddersfield Huddle drinks evening as members...

Plans revealed for Huddersfield’s first design conference

Details have today been announced for a brand new design conference, the first of its kind to be held in Huddersfield. The event – which...

Car auction brand set to boost dealer profitability

Independent car auction specialist G3 Remarketing has announced a series of events to help motor dealers in the North boost their profitability.

Cloud Enablement Workshop Launched in Manchester

Want to know more about how using the cloud could benefit your business? Are you a software creator or developer? This fantastic free event features talks from tech experts, live demonstrations, lunch and a local tour. You'll come away having learnt how to leverage the cloud's resources to their full potential, decreasing the amount of time it takes you to go to market and saving you money at the same time!

Michelin Star-studded line up at Gary Usher’s Burnt Truffle

In May, Chef owner, Gary Usher, launched a record-breaking £200k Kickstarter campaign to open a 100-cover restaurant in the Ropewalks area of Liverpool city centre. A series of chefs offered to host guest chef nights to help raise the target, including Michelin-starred Chef Patron of Midsummer House, Daniel Clifford. On 20th August, he was joined by some of the UK’s top chefs who he has previously worked with, to host an exclusive barbeque at Usher’s Heswall based restaurant, Burnt Truffle.