The following links are organisations and information we would like to promote as part of the Textile Centre. Please take the time to find out more.
Creative Skillset is the Sector Skills Council for fashion and textiles.
"As a Sector Skills Council, we exist to help employers to compete in a global market, by ensuring access to a skilled workforce, capable of delivering added-value products and services."
Textile Innovation Knowledge Platform
The Textile Innovation Knowledge Platform has been created by an open network of professionals involved in technical textile and clothing related research and innovation across the region, the UK, Europe and beyond.
Textranet is a textile transfer network promoting the exchange of ideas in Technical Textiles throughout Europe.
Crosstex are a Regional and National Research Agency co-operating to make funding fully available for European Textile Research.
Euratex is the European Apparal and Textile Confederation.
Here you can find the Handbook on IP issues for the Textile Sector.
GOV.UK is the government's online resource for businesses.
It contains essential information, support and services for you and your business - whether you work for a large organisation or are on your way to starting up.
Equality & Diversity
Keep up to date with the latest guidance on the whole spectrum of equality and diversity issues.
Information looking at who is vulnerable, what kinds of abuse there are, who abuses, what you can do to stop abuse and useful contacts.
www.kirkleessafeguardingchildren.co.uk (aged 16 or 17)
www.kirklees.gov.uk/safeguarding (aged 18+)