Published: 4th Jul 2019

Traders at Leeds Kirkgate Market are being offered a place on a new digital skills training programme as pressure mounts on the council’s leadership of the market. Working with local trainers Leeds Boost, Leeds City Council is offering a free 12-month training and support package to all traders in the market to improve their digital skills and help develop their businesses online. Simon McCaskill, Lead Trainer at Leeds Boost, said: ‘This is a great initiative from the market team. We are delighted to be given the opportunity to go back into the market and work with the traders over the next 12 months. ‘Digital is a tool for all, it’s about tapping into what works for you and your business, and we are excited about supporting the market traders and providing them with the knowledge and skills to help them grow.’ Leeds Kirkgate Market is the largest covered marketplace in … (To read the full article, subscribe below)