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Engine Room @ LeedsBID

2020–present day

Central hub delivering business solutions

Collaborators

  • LeedsBID
  • Landsec
  • Leeds City College

A central hub bringing together an array of support functions in one city centre location to enable businesses in Leeds to prosper.

Positioned to provide a responsive and agile service to best meet training and skills requirements, Engine Room leads consultation with and supports collaboration between sectors and stakeholders to develop and deliver business solutions which best meet the needs of employers in the city.

Working with the businesses which need it alongside other key partners, Engine Room @ LeedsBID focuses on five key areas – training and skills; digital skills; business support; provision of training/meetings rooms; providing a central location for Street Support partner organisations which work to keep the city centre safe.

Keep up-to-date with Engine Room events and training opportunities at leedsbid.eventbrite.co.uk/

You can also watch the latest bitesize workshops from Engine Room here.

“Engine Room @ LeedsBID is an exciting development bringing into one place all of the activities, services, support functions, opportunities and advice which collectively, can make a big difference to employers in the BID area. It is only when these opportunities come together to work in support of each other that the true benefits can be experienced.”
— Dianne Wainwright
Head of Business Engagement

Impact

More than 160 employees from city centre businesses have completed the free WorldHost 2020 – COVID Customer Service course offered by Engine Room in preparation for working in the continual challenging environment created by the pandemic.