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Downtown in Business presents a blockbuster Autumn events programme

Featuring, Andy Burnham, Esther McVey, Chris Grayling, Steve Rotheram, Sajid Javid, Judith Blake, Sir Richard Leese, Michael Finnigan, Nisha Katona, Andy Bounds, Susan Hinchcliffe, David Taylor, Eamon Boylan, Ruth Connor, Gary Neville, Tom Riordan, Sir Howard Bernstein, & Jo Leah Top DIB Events for Autumn 2017 LIVERPOOL: A Tale of ...

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Transport Summit: Downtown boss warns against ‘talk shop’

Downtown boss warns against 'talk shop' and calls for campaign for the North as Minister Grayling agrees to meet business leaders Transport Minister Chris Grayling has agreed to meet with business leaders from the North of England to discuss their concerns about the government’s infrastructure spending commitments on key Northern ...

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Business & Political leaders join forces to back Cross Rail North

Business and political leaders from across the Northern Powerhouse will meet next week to debate Cross Rail North – and discuss how they can work together to convince the government to get serious about infrastructure investment in the region. The special Transport Summit, hosted by Downtown in Business, will take ...

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Business backing transport summit

Over 100 business leaders from across the Northern Powerhouse have registered to attend a special transport summit that is being organised by Downtown in Business. The event takes place in Leeds on the morning of Wednesday 23rd August, and discussion will focus on the issue of the Cross Rail North ...

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Members News

Bruntwood’s new Platform for digital arts

Calling all artists working in video, film, or digital media BRUNTWOOD’S new development in Leeds city centre is to showcase the work and talent of the city region’s best digital media artists. The 120,000 sq ft 13-storey Platform building launches in November 2017 and is where the three-floor Leeds Tech ...

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RSM continues to strengthen its corporate finance practice

RSM’s corporate finance team in Yorkshire has grown significantly over the last six months – highlighting significant investment to enhance the practice and its capability following a busy and successful transactional period. Over recent months, Martin Athey has been prom

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B&M Waste show their support for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

Following a tour of the Children’s Heart Surgery Ward at Leeds General Infirmary, where the children on the ward were presented with gifts of teddies in wheelie bins, Director David Curtis presented the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund Charity with a cheque for £2000. Director of B&M Waste, David Curtis said ...

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The search is on for The Best British Mobile Startup 2018

KPMG launches its annual competition to find Britain’s Best Mobile Startup. Applications are now open at for startups in the North that can demonstrate their expertise and the benefits of their products to a panel of industry experts. Successful applicants will be inv

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