Category Archives: Business

A business rates pilot scheme which this year is reinvesting around £41m raised locally in the local area is bidding to expand to spread the benefits across more of the Yorkshire region. The Leeds City Region business rates pool was established five years ago and was selected this financial year to trial keeping 100% of… read more … about Yorkshire-based business rates scheme bids to extend success>>


A Business Improvement District (BID) is to be launched in Brighouse after the town’s businesses votes ‘yes’ in a month-long postal ballot. All businesses within the town centre’s BID boundary were eligible to vote on the proposal which has a vision to ‘create a destination town with a strong and sustainable future which is vibrant,… read more … about Brighouse votes ‘YES’ for new Business Improvement District>>


Plans for a new partnership to help boost business in Brighouse town centre will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 1 October. The Council has been working with businesses in Brighouse town centre to explore the opportunity to create a Business Improvement District (BID), as part of its ongoing work to support… read more … about Plans to boost business in Brighouse>>

Cllr Barry Collins

A new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses in Halifax will be officially launched by Leeds Beckett University and Calderdale Council this month. The University Business Centre, located at Piece Mill in Halifax, offers affordable office services and meeting spaces to early-stage and growing businesses, as well as access to professional business… read more … about Leeds Beckett launches new centre to boost business growth in Halifax>>

University Business Centre

Calderdale Council has secured £1.5 million from the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool, to help boost the local economy by improving access to skills and jobs for the most disadvantaged residents, and increasing the number of visitors to Calderdale from across the UK and overseas. By pooling their business rates together, councils in the… read more … about £1.5 million boost for Calderdale culture and employment projects>>

Piece Hall

The next stage of roof refurbishment work at Halifax Borough Market has now started, with scaffolding going up this week before repairs and improvements are made to the section of the building above Market Street.  Over £500,000 is being invested in this phase of roof works, which will cover the entire Market Street façade. The… read more … about Roof repairs continue at Halifax Borough Market>>

Halifax Borough Market

Businesses in Calderdale are invited to find out more about the opportunities available for them to expand, at a new event in Halifax.  The ‘Tomorrow’s Business – Beyond Borders’ event is the first in what’s planned to be an annual series of business events.  The event will take place across Halifax at The Piece Hall,… read more … about A world of business opportunity at new event>>

Piece Hall