Attracting West Yorkshire’s Diverse Young Talent into your Business


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DWF, Bridgewater Place
1 Water Lane
Leeds LS11 5DY

We know that businesses face a huge skills shortage around the West Yorkshire area. We would like to invite you to a workshop, kindly hosted by DWF LLP, focusing on how you can attract diverse young talent into your business.

We know that many businesses around the West Yorkshire area face skill shortages, with 31% of companies hiring, having at least one skills gap vacancy. Many businesses also struggle to recruit young people, with only 33% of employers in the area having hired an education leaver in the last three years, despite youth unemployment remaining high at 14.7%.

To help tackle this issue, we would like to invite you to attend our workshop, focusing on how you can attract diverse young talent into your business.

Open to all HR professionals/Early Careers/Talent Managers around the West Yorkshire area, delegates will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive an update on the upcoming apprenticeship levy.

  • Hear what attraction strategies work well for other employers.

  • Receive top tips on how you can you can implement them in your own organisations.

Spaces at this workshop are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis. If you would like to attend, please send an email to who will be able to add you to the guest list.