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Recognising Women in Engineering with the NCE

Last night, we celebrated our new event with the New Civil Engineer in London, Recognising Women in Engineering, and what a fantastic evening it was! The event is so important...

Post MIPIM blog

On Monday 13th March, I joined over 100 other businesses and local government representatives on a chartered flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Nice; all of us headed for the...

Cautious optimism

Once again we find ourselves in January, reflecting on last year and speculating on what this year will bring. Last year we had started to see the resurgence of private...

Innovation at the Heart of the Arena Quarter

The Leeds Arena is a hugely impressive development, which has been wholly successful for the city. It can sometimes be difficult to see past the Arena and take a look...

Leeds City Region at MIPIM: Many Facets of One Diamond

Yesterday morning I attended the Leeds City Region Delegation Briefing for MIPIM. The region is taking its largest ever delegation over to Cannes and over 30 of us joined Roger...

New Year Evolution

As our plans for 2016 swing into action, it is worth taking a moment to reflect on 2015; and consider what it might suggest that this year will hold. As...

Nurturing Young Talent

As we have emerged from the economic downturn, the construction and property market has become particularly buoyant.  It is clear that businesses across the construction industry are adjusting to this...

Flying the Yorkshire Flag

I returned from MIPIM having spent a very productive week as part of the Leeds City Region and Sheffield City Region delegations in Cannes.  There was a clear sense of optimism...

Looking Back; Facing Forward

This is the first of our regular blogs, where we hope to provide comment and opinion on issues that are particularly important to us here in Yorkshire. And in our...