Category Archives: Business

The Brighouse Deal will put high-tech manufacturing at the heart of the town’s future by creating an Industry 4.0 Hub where small and medium sized businesses can explore how digital technology can improve their productivity and increase innovation. Calderdale College is leading the delivery of the project alongside the University of Huddersfield, Textile Centre of… read more … about Putting high-tech manufacturing at the heart of the future of Brighouse>>

Engineering at Calderdale College

Press release in partnership with the BIPC Leeds City Region  Aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners across the region are encouraged to visit their local library to access free support to start, run or grow their own business in West Yorkshire.  The Business & IP Centre (BIPC) Leeds City Region is open for business at… read more … about West Yorkshire business owners and entrepreneurs encouraged to get free support through the Business & IP Centre Leeds City Region>>

Central Library

Calderdale businesses which have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are invited to apply for a new business rates relief scheme. At the end of last year, the Government announced the introduction of the COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) scheme, supporting businesses affected by the pandemic but ineligible for previous support linked to business… read more … about Further support for businesses affected by the pandemic>>

Cllr Dacre

Local food businesses, market traders or those looking to start their own business are invited to register their interest in an exciting new food and culture festival planned for Calderdale this June. The Flavourfest local market is due to take place outside Calderdale College, as part of a month-long festival of events and activities in… read more … about Giving enterprising communities a taste of an exciting new food festival>>

Calderdale businesses which have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions, or by the Omicron variant, may now be able to apply for grant support. The latest round of Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding is open to businesses which: have been severely impacted by COVID restrictions, or by issues relating to the Omicron variant, AND have also… read more … about Further support for COVID-affected businesses>>

Cllr Dacre

Press release with AD:VENTURE programme An animation studio with associates around the world and its headquarters in Hebden Bridge is certainly not ‘fed up’ with its success. FedUP Studio Lab was set up by two creatives ‘fed up’ with the London studio scene, who quit to establish their own ethical and sustainable business instead. The… read more … about International animation company makes Hebden Bridge home>>

FedUP animation team

Local taxi drivers are being encouraged to take advantage of Calderdale Council’s Taxi Support Scheme, before the deadline of 15th March 2022. Since April 2021, the Council has offered Calderdale taxi and private hire drivers the opportunity for free licence renewals for three years, in recognition of the severe impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has… read more … about Time is running out to apply for Taxi Support Scheme>>

Taxi

A range of Calderdale businesses can now apply for grants to soften the impact of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Calderdale Council has received around £2.1 million from the Government’s £1 billion Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant. The money will be used to support severely affected hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses with one-off grants of up… read more … about A helping hand for COVID-affected businesses>>

Cash

Calderdale Council continues to support the borough’s visitor economy, with a new team working to create and promote trade and tourism and safely welcome people back to Calderdale. As part of work to support the borough’s ongoing recovery from the continued impacts of COVID-19, a new place development team has been set up to provide… read more … about New team supports a safe and vibrant visitor experience>>

Cllr Jane Scullion