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April 5

Free event – 2012 Budget Briefing. Time: 9.00am-10.30am. HSBC, Market Street, Bradford, BD1 1LW. Find out what this year’s Budget means for your business. Presented by chartered accountant and business planning expert Nigel Gorski. This practical seminar provides clarity and insight on the likely impact of the 2012 Budget on your bottom line. For further information, please visit or call 0113 208 9922.

Leeds, York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce – Pure Networking event. This is a hugely successful breakfast networking event attracting many attendees each month, from a wide range of business backgrounds.The format allows you to begin networking as soon as you arrive, and then take part in formal table networking. Time: 7:30am to 9:30am at Leeds United Football Club Ltd, Elland Road, Leeds. LS11 0ES Price: £16.67 for members and £25.00 for non-members. For further information, please telephone 0113 2440000.

April 10

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce – Mock Trial based around Road Risk Management. Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm. This is in association with ignition rm and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors. Is your business safe? Every single business uses vehicles for work, whether they use directors’ cars, company-provided cars and vans, through to employees using their own vehicle to travel around on business. There are a lot of misconceptions about what businesses should and should not do in respect to managing their occupational road risk. This event will make businesses aware of their responsibilities and also the consequences of their actions and how it could affect their business, staff and family. This is a free event. For further information please contact Mike Stanley (Road Safety Officer) on 0114 273 6162 or email

April 12

The Met Club – Business Lunch at the Aston Hall Hotel, Sheffield. For information, contact Lorraine on:

April 17

Growing Your Business in the United States. Venue: Squire Sanders, 2 Park Lane, Leeds. For further information, please telephone: 0113 283 7344 or email

April 18

Leeds York and north Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce – Business Lunch in York. Meet valuable business contacts, raise your company profile and hear from a topical business speaker. Informal networking starts this event, followed by a two-course lunch with a pre-planned seating plan. Speaking at this event will be Len Cruddas, the recently appointed chief executive of The Chamber. Time: 12.00 noon to 2.00pm. Location: Mercure York, Fairfield Manor, Shipton Road, York. YO30 1XW. Price: £20.83 members and £32.50 non-members. For further information, please telephone 0113 2440000.

April 19

Sheffield & District Society of Chartered Accountants – Past Presidents Dinner. Time: 7.00pm. Location: Hassop Hall, Bakewell. For further information, please contact Carmel Smithson: 0114 292 2415

The Met Club Futures at Ford & Warren Solicitors, Westgate Point, Westgate, Leeds. For further details, please contact by email: