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Our Services to Business

Leeds is the fastest growing city outside of London for financial, professional and legal services and Leeds Beckett University is well placed to take advantage of its position at the heart of this vibrant commercial centre. We can offer your business cutting edge expertise through our strong connections with business and professionals and our real world approach to research. As a business ourselves, we are proud to have generated £420m towards cultivating commercial growth in our regional economy.

We offer a wide breadth of services to business and use a partnership approach to ensure we deliver the right solutions to meet your needs. We work with companies of all sizes from start-ups to global blue chip organisations in both the public and private sectors.

With over 100 years of experience of working with businesses in the region, we have an established track record of helping organisations to maximise their potential. Why not call our team of advisors, to find out how we can support your business?

Flexible Degree & Masters Courses

We can help your study whilst you work with a range of degree and masters programmes designed to fit around your working life.

Supplying the University

Leeds Beckett University operates a tendering system to those who wish to become a supplier to our University.

We encourage diversity in our supply chain and want our suppliers to reflect the diverse business community in which we operate.

We aim to ensure that suppliers are treated equitably to encourage equal opportunities and good relations. The Purchasing Office is accredited to ISO14001 and we work in collaboration with other organisations to promote sustainable procurement in the public sector.

Sports & Sports Coaching


Research and innovation can be costly to maintain in-house, so utilising our knowledge and resources is a cost effective way to stay ahead of the competition.

With over 600 academic research staff across a broad range of subject areas we are at the forefront of knowledge in many fields. We have strong links to industry and our research is applied directly to commerce, giving practical solutions and innovations to real businesses.

Working together with our strongly innovative research teams, we can push the boundaries of possibility and seek new knowledge which will enable your business to evolve.

Training and Development

We offer a huge breadth of professional development and training courses with a host of flexible study options. These include work-based learning, online courses, part time and weekend study; helping you to fit development needs around your business commitments.

We are committed to enhancing employability for all our students, therefore of our courses are delivered by experts in the field, incorporating industry experience to ensure practical application and relevance to the workplace.

So whether you are a business seeking to up-skill your workforce or an individual looking to progress your career, we will have the right course for you. For information on funding and support click here.

Film, Music & Performing Arts

The programme for 2014/15 will be posted here shortly.


We have an impressive track record of providing bespoke advice and expertise to many different sectors of business and industry. Indeed we have a breadth of research areas across the University.

Whether you’re looking for a consultant with specialist knowledge; technology expertise; or financial or management-led advice, our tailored consultancy services will provide you with the additional resources and skills you need.

With our partnership approach, we match our consultants to your business needs. From short-term consultancy to long term partnerships, we will tailor our services to ensure you get the best results.

Conferencing and Facilities

Well Met Conferencing offers a range of high quality venues and facilities that can host conferences and events for up to 350 delegates. Conveniently located in the city centre or Headingley, our conference and meeting facilities offer competitive rates and provides an excellent venue in which to host your event.

We pride ourselves on our standard of customer service and were the first University venue to be awarded the prestigious Gold Accredited in Meetings certification from the Meetings Industry Association.

The University also has an impressive range of research facilities available to hire including testing laboratories and recording studios which underpin our research and consultancy services.

John Lewis has a long history of recruiting interns from Leeds Metropolitan University, all of whom have gone on to do fantastic things
Sian Jones
PR & Communications Manager, John Lewis

If you have any questions about the services to business we offer, please email us at:


or call us on:

0113 812 1904

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