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Tech experts Synergi win business transformation award

Cloud and digital specialist Synergi has scooped an international Business Transformation award for its workflow automation work with organisations including Yorkshire Water and Arriva.

Project Management Institute launches UK National Project Awards 2020

PMI UK, in association with PwC, is delighted to announce the 2020 National Project Awards. In addition to eight award categories PMI is seeking nominations for the UK’s most influential Covid-19 response project.

TEQ proud to support ‘Essential Business’ activity with European sourcing of high-quality medical packaging

Leading European thermoformer TEQ is proud to continue delivering a range of medical packaging solutions for customers working to address critical health needs related to COVID-19.

Boiler Plan named eighth highest fast-growth UK business

Innovative home heating experts Boiler Plan has been ranked as the UK’s eighth highest fast-growth new business. The company is featured for the first time...

Leeds-based logistics firm raises £30k for homelessness charity

Leeds-based logistics services provider Torque has raised almost £30,000 for Yorkshire homelessness charity, Simon on the Streets as its charity partner of the year for 2019-2020.

National recognition for Clarion’s costs team

Clarion’s costs and litigation funding team is one of only two firms across the UK to have been ranked by Chambers & Partners as...

North West-based home care group rated ‘best in the UK’

A North West-based home care group has been recognised as one of the very best in the UK.

Anwyl wins two NHBC Pride in the Job awards in North Wales

Two site managers for Flintshire-based housebuilder Anwyl Homes have received prestigious National House Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job Quality Awards for their developments in North Wales.

Caroline Moody named as finalist in everywoman Transport & Logistics Awards

Caroline Moody, the managing director of Northumberland-based Moody Logistics and Storage, has been announced as a finalist in the 2020 Amazon everywoman in Transport...

One Day Agency takes top prize in global awards

The Manchester-based digital marketing agency One Day Agency took one of the top prizes in the very first all-online Global Digital Excellence Awards held yesterday through a live stream.

Vet-AI named on annual index of disruptive UK startups

The UK’s longest running index of disruptive new startups, the Startups 100, has released its 2020 lineup, and includes Leeds-based Vet-AI for the second time running.

Progressive Northern business helps British exporters bounce back and grow with China’s e-commerce

In these uncertain times, with further challenges ahead for British businesses wanting to trade internationally, revisiting and adapting export strategies is more important than...

Nexus Planning selected for social value framework: Great Places’ Innovation Chain North

Nexus Planning has been selected as one of the planning consultants on the Innovation Chain North (ICN) Framework to support on town planning services. Great Places Housing Group's £750m framework runs until 2024.

Leeds software developer in university tech partnership

Data analytics software created by Leeds-based developer Panintelligence is playing a central role in a major new initiative by Reading University aimed at empowering...

Daring North West PR Agency Scoops 5 Award Shortlistings

Lancashire PR agency, Catapult PR, has proved that they who dare win, having been shortlisted for a staggering five PRCA Dare Awards North, for clients who dared to be different and follow Catapult PR's idea suggestions.

Lake District-based St. James cheese awarded northern artisan food award

Lake District-based St. James has been awarded an artisan food award by food and drink journalist and broadcaster Nigel Barden and premium cooking appliance manufacturer Britannia.

Andrew Chosen As Judge at National Entrepreneur Awards

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards (GBEA) has named a judge from the North East on their impressive panel and he is urging talent from...

Accreditation Success for Thirteen’s Employability Service

Thirteen’s employability service has received praise from independent assessors after passing its Matrix Accreditation renewal. The external independent assessment thoroughly reviewed all elements of the...

JCT600 sees record-breaking week for used car sales

After ten weeks of lockdown, Yorkshire-based family automotive retailer JCT600 has got off to a flying start, last week enjoying the busiest week in its 74 year history for used vehicle sales with a 21% uplift across its 48 dealerships...

Eagle Eye Integrity Specialists receives highly regarded industry accreditations

Eagle Eye Integrity Specialists has achieved two, highly regarded industry accreditations. The Hartlepool-based company, which provides non-destructive testing (NDT), manpower and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

Record year of growth for communications agency CDS in 25th year of trading

The communications agency trusted by British institutions such as the NHS, Transport for London, and the Cabinet Office is marking 25 years in business with record profit growth of 24% and 36 new business appointments.

Mercia invests over £11m during lockdown and highlights regional strength

Mercia Asset Management, which is one of the most active investors in regional SMEs, has invested over £11m in the seven weeks since the lockdown began.

The new kids on the pod

A witty podcast from a Darlington-based firm has gained over 5,000 listeners who enjoy its financial wisdom and no-nonsense style of chat.

Material Processing Institute’s Chief Technology Officer is awarded Thomas Medal for steel innovation

The Chief Technology Officer of the Materials Processing Institute has been awarded the prestigious Thomas Medal in recognition of his contribution to steel research...

Beyond Housing Recognised for Commitment to Armed Forces

Beyond Housing has been recognised by the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for its commitment to those serving in or leaving the armed forces. The...

Synergy Car Leasing goes platinum

Multi-award-winning, Harrogate-based Synergy Car Leasing has received the inaugural Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award, recognising consistent delivery of exceptional customer experience.

Two North Yorkshire drinks companies collaborate to produce hand sanitiser for local NHS

Nidderdale-based Whittaker’s Gin collaborated with award-winning Harrogate brewery, Rooster’s, to produce clinical-standard hand sanitiser, which will be used by the local NHS to protect staff and patients and combat the spread of Covid-19.

Eyeweb Believes Digital Marketing is More Important than Ever

Whilst working from their homes, the team at Eyeweb continues to explore new ways of improving the digital journey, from optimised sites that load very quickly, to engaging content that creates an instant connection.

Leeds tech company Content Catalyst announces a new R&D software project part funded by...

Leeds-based tech company Content Catalyst has announced a new research project to extract data from business reports which is co-funded by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Manufacturer Named DIT Export Champion

Heald Ltd, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products have been announced as a Department for International Trade’s Export Champion.

Mason Advisory recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces

Mason Advisory, independent IT consultancy, has been recognised by Great Place to Work UK ®as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces 2020. Based at MediaCityUK...

Teeside manger uses lockdown to achieve top qualification

Rachel McCulloch, executive support manager at Active Chartered Financial Planners, is celebrating after successfully completing her Chartered Management Institution (CMI) qualification while working from...

Manchester’s Access recognised in the Parliamentary Review 2020

Manchester based creative and digital agency Access has been recognised as a leading business within the UK’s creative industry, featuring in this year’s Parliamentary Review.

Building prospects for Sheffield’s future

Youngsters enrolled on a course to learn skills for work managed to complete the course just ahead of the Covid 19 lock down and...

Bolton-Based Beauty Entrepreneur Wins Prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

A Bolton and London based beauty entrepreneur, Hanna Putjato aged 35, who owns and runs global Lash brand – London Lash Pro, has won...

Global review names Bolton business broker UK number one for volume of businesses sold...

Hilton Smythe Group has been ranked number one in the UK for volume of businesses sold in the first quarter of 2020, according to...

Yorkshire PR firm celebrates five years in business with duo of new client wins

Yorkshire-based PR agency, MacComms is celebrating five years of trading by announcing two new client wins.

Bellway retains HBF Five Star status

Housebuilder Bellway has achieved five-star status for the fourth year in a row in the latest Home Builders Federation (HBF) Customer Satisfaction Survey.

St Helens signage manufacturer supports local PPE making group

Leading signage manufacturer Widd Signs is using its recently acquired St Helens site to support a national effort to produce more face masks for frontline NHS staff and care workers.

Creative Web Agency EQ Completes Management Buyout and Eyes Future Growth

Bolton-based web and branding agency, EQ, has successfully completed a management buyout, with CEO Drshna Vara becoming the new majority shareholder.