10 June 2021

New Denby Dale Train Walks During lockdown Denby Dale Walkers are Welcome Group devised 10 new walk trails, all linked to Denby Dale station and a train ride. These new ...

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24 May 2021

What is Works Better? Works Better is an ‘into-work’ programme that helps people who want to get into work overcome the barriers that are stopping them. We recognise that a ...

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24 May 2021

Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Kirklees who own or rent buildings in our local places can apply for a grant to recover lost income due to Covid-19 lockdowns ...

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23 March 2021

Kirklees Council has launched a new, free, Start Up Business Programme.   Open to all businesses in the Kirklees area who have been trading for under three years and those thinking ...

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18 December 2020

It’s Mad Friday 2020 and the pubs are not allowed to open. We have been out over the last week, hand delivering our Christmas Postcards – because nothing says Christmas ...

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24 November 2020

We literally went live in under a week, following an after meeting conversation and so we are proud of our outcomes so far. But now we need you to make ...

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18 November 2020

Applications for the Local Restrictions Support Grants are now live visit www.kirklees.gov.uk/coronavirusbusiness Information on the open and upcoming grant schemes can be found below: National Lockdown Support Grant For businesses forced to close ...

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21 September 2020

It’s more important than ever to get all the support you can and the FSB is here for you! The Federation of Small Businesses are delighted to be offering small ...

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20 August 2020

I don’t know if our word has anything to do with anything, but the HD8 Network would like to take its hat off to some amazing emerging business women in ...

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30 July 2020

Kirklees Council has made a second and final round of the Local Authority Discretionary Grant fund available to help small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19. Grants of up ...

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24 July 2020

You will be pleased to hear that we have decided to continue with our #WhereinHD8 campaign. But this time we want to draw attention to the different villages in the ...

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5 July 2020

I thought I would remind you about our Events Calendar on the website. It is free for organisations to list their events on our online events calendar. Ordinarily you would ...

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4 June 2020

Businesses across Kirklees are being asked to complete a business resilience survey to identify the support they need to recover and build resilience beyond the Covid-19 crisis. The results will ...

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20 April 2020

Kirklees Council knows this is an incredibly difficult time for local businesses and we’re keen to showcase those that have adapted, fundamentally changed or refocussed their business models during the ...

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20 April 2020

HMRC’s online claims system for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has launched today, Monday 20th April. Businesses participating in the scheme will be able to claim up to 80% of the ...

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18 April 2020

It is an unprecedented world at the moment and because of this, we are having to be ever evolving.  We are trying to adapt so that we can continue to ...

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17 April 2020

Has your business been closed or seriously affected by coronavirus? Are you considering staff redundancies?  The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme could help. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will pay ...

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14 April 2020

Have you considered that membership of the HD8 Network could be as part of your CSR policy and your way of supporting the local community? Are you a big business ...

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3 April 2020

Kirklees Council has had a fantastic response from local businesses seeking to draw down a Small Business Grant or Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant as part of the Government’s COVID-19 ...

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1 April 2020

The Government has announced details of a package of financial support for businesses and the self-employed to help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 virus. This week Kirklees Council has ...

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