Business Events

February 12

Chris Spencer, the joint CEO of Emis, will be explaining how businesses can take the advantage of technologies to thrive – or even to survive – at a Connect Gazelles event. The venue is Emis’ office in Rawdon Leeds at 5.30pm for 6pm until 8pm; it is a members’ event but companies wishing to attend as guests can contact [email protected]

February 23

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Five speakers will share their achievements and how they achieved their goals at an event, named ‘iCan’, at the Leeds Seventeen restaurant and conference centre. It aims to give people the tools to achieve their professional and personal goals in a tough economy. It will feature Yorkshire author and motivational speaker, Richard McCann. He will be joined by Kevin Mclernon, winner of ITV’s Biggest Loser, Adam Corbally from The Apprentice, Kimm Fearnely, professional speaker and Nina Morton Brook, who is fighting cancer. It will run between 9.30am and 4.30pm, tickets start at £47. For more information contact [email protected]

February 26

Leeds law firm Clarion will host a seminar aimed at businesses considering relocation with leading experts in the property market sharing their experience and providing advice. The seminar will take place from 9am until 10.30am (registration at 8.30am) at Clarion’s Elizabeth House offices on Queen Street. To reserve a place, contact Jenny Rennocks on 0113 336 3310 or emailjenny.rennocks

February 27

The Leeds office of law firm Irwin Mitchell is to host a construction law update seminar. The free event, targeted at contractors, consultants as well as public and private sector employers working across the sector, will take place at the firm’s offices at 2 Wellington Place in Leeds between 8-10am. To book a place, contact [email protected]

February 28

Hlw Keeble Hawson is holding a free seminar aimed at commercial property agents, landlords, surveyors and bankers, to help tackle the issue of early termination of commercial leases. The breakfast seminar runs from 8.15am to 9.45am at The Chambers, 30 Park Place, Leeds. To book a place email [email protected]

March 14

Alistair Barter, senior policy officer for the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), will detail the Government’s proposals to toughen up data destruction laws at a free seminar ‘Meet the Regulators’ hosted by Harrogate-based data destruction specialists, Advanced Digital Dynamics (ADD). The event will be held at the Ricoh Arena Coventry. To book a place visit