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£1.9m contract win for Brandon Medical as Yorkshire manufacturing sector bounces back with 20% jobs boost
17 May 2021

£1.9m contract win for Brandon Medical as Yorkshire manufacturing sector bounces back with 20% jobs boost

Brandon Medical, a Leeds-based business that produces operating theatre and intensive care unit equipment for the healthcare industry, has secured...

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Apprenticeship panel offers thousands of school students insights into manufacturing
22 March 2021

Apprenticeship panel offers thousands of school students insights into manufacturing

An online careers panel, featuring employers and apprentices from Leeds manufacturing firms, has been downloaded by 17 schools across the city and...

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Make UK calls for shake up of levy as pandemic takes toll on apprenticeship starts
05 March 2021

Make UK calls for shake up of levy as pandemic takes toll on apprenticeship starts

Figures published by the Department for Education show there were 91,100 apprenticeship starts recorded for the three month period from August to...

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As headline sponsors, LMF highlight manufacturing opportunities at Leeds Apprenticeship Fair
10 February 2021

As headline sponsors, LMF highlight manufacturing opportunities at Leeds Apprenticeship Fair

Career opportunities in manufacturing are being highlighted at this year’s virtual Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair this week. More than 130...

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Careers talks offer insight into manufacturing careers
27 January 2021

Careers talks offer insight into manufacturing careers

Print Leeds, a specialist producer of labels for the bottled beers and soft drinks industry, is one of ten of the city’s manufacturing employers...

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Apprenticeships in the spotlight as Leeds Manufacturers join forces for live panel event
26 January 2021

Apprenticeships in the spotlight as Leeds Manufacturers join forces for live panel event

Apprentices and their employers from across Leeds are taking part in a virtual careers panel event this week, as part of Leeds Manufacturing Festiv...

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Cycling boom powers 270% growth and new jobs at Leeds bike luggage manufacturer
20 November 2020

Cycling boom powers 270% growth and new jobs at Leeds bike luggage manufacturer

Restrap, a Leeds company that has manufactured cycle luggage in the city for over a decade, has experienced such a steep rise in demand for its...

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Sponsors back the Leeds Manufacturing Festival
10 November 2020

Sponsors back the Leeds Manufacturing Festival

The line-up of sponsors providing essential backing for this year’s Leeds Manufacturing Festival has been announced. Accountant RSM, Leeds City...

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