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June 2017

Calderdale Good Food Workshop – This Event has now moved to the Shay Stadium due to high attendance

June 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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There is a growing network of people and organisations supporting good food across Calderdale. We would like to invite you to be part of a strategic workshop on Friday 23 June at The Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Halifax 10.15am-3.15pm which will bring together this network and wider local partners to lead the development of Calderdale’s borough-wide strategic approach to good food for everyone. The workshop is part of borough-wide activity to support positive food culture across Calderdale and aims to engage and…

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July 2017

Creative Calderdale presents Dear Prudence Exhibition

July 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - July 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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We will be holding a private view for this event on Thursday 6th July at 6 pm, food and drinks will be provided, if you would like to attend the private view please email katy.devereux@regen.org.uk.

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$25 - $275

Social Value Conference 2017

July 11, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 3:30 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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Event: by Social Enterprise Yorkshire and Humber The fifth Social Value Conference is being run by Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber in partnership with Calderdale Council and supported by Locality and Halifax Opportunities Trust. This years theme is 'The impact of local' The different sessions will focus on: Morning Session – Introducing Social Value and its application Workshops – Technical Areas around Social Enterprise Development, Social Value, Reporting and Measurement Afternoon – How Public Sector across Local Authority, Health, Police…

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September 2017
Free

Community Business Networking

September 12, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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Come and find out all about Halifax Opportunities Trust and network with local business owners. As part of Community Business Weekend we are opening our doors to the local Halifax Business Community and putting on an event that showcases what we do in the local community and allows the local community to get together. We will welcome you with tea and biscuits and give you the chance get a little advice from local Chartered Accountants; Spenser Wilson. You can also…

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£168

First Aid at Work Course (Re-qualification)

September 18, 2017 @ 9:30 am - September 19, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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18-19 September 2017 (alternative dates are available)   Course Duration:  2 Days   Ofqual Regulated?   Yes   Awarding Organisation:   Qualsafe Awards   Certificate Validity:   3 Years This regulated First Aid at Work qualification is ideal for individuals who wish to renew their First Aid at Work certificate in order to continue to act as a workplace First Aider. Please Note: All requalifying First Aiders must have previously attended a 2 or 3 day First Aid at Work…

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October 2017

Upcoming Project Management Courses

October 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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Project Fundamentals Qualification (formerly Introductory Certificate) Elsie Whiteley, Halifax (full-time, day) – 10 – 12 October 2017 Elsie Whiteley, Halifax (full-time, day) – 24 – 26 April 2018 Project Management Qualification (formerly APMP) Elsie Whiteley, Halifax (full-time, day) – 2 – 6 October 2017 Elsie Whiteley, Halifax (full-time, day) – 16 – 20 April 2018

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January 2018
Free

HOT Networking: Business Planning 2018

January 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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Book your place for FREE Business Networking session hosted by Halifax Opportunities Trust and facilitated by John Gilbert of Pinnacle Change.

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February 2018

HOT Networking: Finance that works for you

February 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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February's HOT Networking session will be all about 'Finance that works for you'. We will be joined by Ian Brooks from ABL Business who will be talking us through the changing financial landscape for SME's, lending options available, the financial growth escalator and the type of finance you might need for your Business to grow. This event is for people that want to make REAL connections. Here is the agenda: 9.30 – Welcome & Presentation 9.45 – Open networking (Tea…

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A Free Charity Workshop for Calderdale.

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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Resonate with People, Impact with Revenue in 2018. The Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre - 27th February 2018, 09.30 to 11.30. Charities need to be strong and sustainable to allow them to continuously provide their invaluable services to our local communities. This free, practical ‘taster workshop’ explores three key facets in this area and will start to provide your charity with some of the tools to help you thrive, rather than just survive. The workshop will cover: • The attraction and…

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March 2018

Women in British History Exhibition

March 5 @ 8:00 am - March 30 @ 6:00 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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In celebration of International Women's Day we have invited Calderdale artist Katch Skinner to exhibit 'Women in British History'.  We commissioned Katch to create an 'Elsie Whiteley' plate last Summer having seen her work on commemorative plates.  Elsie will now hang alongside the likes of Emmeline Pankhurst, Dorothy Hodgkin and  Beryl Burton for the month of March as we celebrate 'Women in British History'. This work in progress exhibition, uses traditional commemorative ware to look at just a small selection…

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Business Advice Pop up Cafe

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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We're coming to Halifax to hold a Popup Business Cafe in conjunction with our friends at the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre and Calderdale District Council. The Popup will be open from 9.00-12.20pm and we will have local experts waiting to give practical answers to your questions on a range of business topics. Totally informal, turn up when you like, leave when you like, come back again when you feel like it. It's a cafe, not a conference. Oh, and did…

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April 2018

HOT Networking: Motivation in the workplace

April 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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April's HOT Networking will be all about motivation in the workplace as we welcome FSB's Nick Ratcliffe, Expert in the Study of Motivation in the Workplace. Did you know that there are 9 core reasons why we go to work, things we need from our work to make us happy and fulfilled? AND That only 1 of them has anything to do with money? Surprised? At this workshop, experience the process of getting to know what precisely turns YOU on…

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Community Business Weekend 2018 – Community Breakfast

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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All over England people are coming together to make a difference in their community. There are nearly 7000 community businesses in England and the sector is growing. Community Business weekend 4-7th May is an opportunity to fling open our doors and invite people in to hear our story and get involved. As part of Community Business Weekend 2018 we are inviting our Elsie Whiteley and Hanson Lane tenants to breakfast at Elsie Whiteley’s Café no 5 next Wednesday 2nd May.…

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May 2018

HOT Networking: Marketing with Meaning

May 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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  FREE business Networking session: Ever feel like your marketing efforts are going unnoticed? How can you measure the difference your marketing is (or isn’t) making? Is Twitter basically like shouting into an empty cupboard and waiting to hear a reply? Join Halifax Opportunities Trust’s Marketing Manager, Hannah Peevers, to learn first-hand how marketing goes hand-in-hand with the Trust’s organisational objectives. This session is designed to be a fun, informal and most importantly informative look at how marketing can work…

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July 2018
Free

HOT Networking: Meet the Experts

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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Join us for a morning of expert advice from our hand-picked business gurus in areas such as finance, recruitment, social media, design and business growth. Thinking about taking on more staff? Not sure about tax returns? Great business idea, no logo? Whatever your business woes, we’ll endeavour to have an expert who can get you going in the right direction with inspiration and advice. Our Experts: Eric Binns - Calderdale Council Prinicipal Officer for Enterprise Support Jon Crowther - Work…

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£25.00

Ipilates Elite Studio: Deep Rest, Relaxation & Restoration Workshop

July 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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Deep Rest, Relaxation & Restoration Workshop with Yoga expert Dr. Christina Barker The Deep Rest, Relaxation & Restoration Workshop is an opportunity for you to experience a deep state of rest, relaxation and restoration. Coming to stillness. Allow yourself to be guided through gentle restorative yoga poses combined with the practices of mindfulness, meditation, and yoga nidra. Developed specifically to support stress reduction and immune function, this unique combination of practices will enable you to re-connection to your body’s own…

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September 2018
£175.00

First Aid at Work Course (Requalification)

September 10 @ 9:30 am - September 11 @ 4:30 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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10-11 October 2018 (alternative dates are available)   Course Duration:  2 Days   Ofqual Regulated?   Yes   Awarding Organisation:   Qualsafe Awards   Certificate Validity:   3 Years This regulated First Aid at Work qualification is ideal for individuals who wish to renew their First Aid at Work certificate in order to continue to act as a workplace First Aider. Please Note: All requalifying First Aiders must have previously attended a 2 or 3 day First Aid at Work…

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October 2018
Free

HOT Networking: How to rapidly increase cash flow in the SME marketplace

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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Description For October's HOT Networking we have invited Beverly Hopper from Credere Solutions to give a talk on claiming Research & Development tax relief... Come and find out how you can create additional cash flow for your Business to grow. Beverly has in-depth knowledge of tax legislation and HMRC guidance on what constitutes Research & Development Activity. Credere Solutions have been involved with thousands of successful claims covering many sectors. They work with UK Limited companies who have completed the…

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£105.00

Emergency First Aid at Work Course

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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12 September 2018 (alternative dates are available)   Course Duration:   1 Days   Ofqual Regulated?   Yes   Awarding Organisation:   Qualsafe Awards   Certificate Validity:   3 Years This regulated Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is suitable when employers have identified a requirement for Emergency First Aiders or an Appointed Person in their First Aid Needs Assessment. It is also a popular option for anyone requiring basic first aid training outside of the workplace. This 1 day…

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November 2018
£248.00

First Aid at Work Course (Initial)

November 14 @ 9:30 am - November 16 @ 4:30 pm
Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER United Kingdom
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First Aid at Work Course (Initial)   Course Duration:   3 Days   Ofqual Regulated?   Yes   Awarding Organisation:   Qualsafe Awards   Certificate Validity:   3 Years This regulated First Aid at Work qualification is ideal for individuals who intend to act as a workplace First Aider. No previous first aid experience or knowledge is required to attend. Our comprehensive course equips Learners with the vital skills necessary to diagnose and treat injuries or illness, with an emphasis…

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