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Wakefield first is a public and private sector led strategic organisation responsible for attracting inward investment, supporting trade, and raising the profile of the Wakefield district. Our predominant motivations are sustainable economic growth, job creation and promotion of the Wakefield district as a vibrant, dynamic and competitive region with global aspirations.

Wakefield first has a clear vision to monitor, support and drive economic growth in the Wakefield district and achieves this through focusing on the themes:

Business;
People;
Places; and the,
Bondholder scheme.

Why Wakefield?
 

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Sep

Innovation Network: Cyber Security: Impact and Opportunities
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29
Sep

The Bank of England and Brexit - Three months on
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