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Leeds cybersecurity consultancy, Pentest People, launches Dark Web Monitoring Service

Leeds cybersecurity consultancy, Pentest People, has announced its Dark Web Monitoring service to provide organisations with early warning of any data breach so they can respond more quickly to fix the problem and alert the ICO and affected customers

Harbour Freight drives away with national award

Harbour International Freight has shifted into top gear after picking up a coveted national award from logistics giant Pall-Ex. The firm presented Harbour, from Manchester,...

ConferenceLeeds joins forces with English Core Cities to create the Hybrid Events Solutions UK

ConferenceLeeds, the conferencing bureau for the city of Leeds, is joining forces with seven other English Core Cities to come together in a UK...

Yorkshire-based author wins award for book about small business failure

Yorkshire author, Andrew Miller, wins award for his book which helps SMEs dealing with failing business.

Aberla Group announces new chairman

North-West based energy and utility infrastructure specialist, Aberla Group, has announced the appointment of Ben Whawell, the former chief financial officer of Stobart Group, as non-executive chairman with effect from January 2021.

Record year for EAS Automation & ambitious targets for 2021

EAS Automation is celebrating a record year achieving sales in excess of £820,000, in only its fifth year of trading, and the company has set an ambitious target to surpass the £1m mark.

Salford’s Mason Advisory listed in FT’s UK Leading Management Consultancies 2021 report for third...

For the third year running, Mason Advisory has been named as one of the UK’s Leading Management Consultancies in three categories, in Financial Times’...

Wave Direct targets export growth with global ecommerce investments

Wave Direct, a leading technology driven inflatable hot tub company focused on delivering innovative solutions to the leisure and recreation industry, has announced plans...

Manchester-based translation provider achieves double digit growth

A Manchester-based translation and language services provider has achieved double digit growth in its client base despite challenging international trading conditions. The Translation People, which...

Animmersion UK creates space for Tees Valley’s freelance community as it relocates Middlesbrough headquarters

Animmersion UK, the Teesside-based digital visualisation specialist, has relocated its Middlesbrough headquarters following a period of sustained growth for the business. The company recently completed...

Dame Margaret Barbour receives Lifetime Achievement honour at North East Entrepreneurial Awards

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has recognised Dame Margaret Barbour’s huge contribution to the North East by presenting her with its 2020 Lifetime Achievement award. A former...

Concentric Security announced as the winner of Heald’s Distributor Award 2020

Heald, a world-class innovator in the field of perimeter security technology and the largest manufacturer of quality security equipment in the UK has announced...

B-Compliant recognised by top industry awards

Manchester-based financial compliance experts, B-Compliant, have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award celebrating the support they provide to the industry.

Clive Owen LLP’s Corporate Finance Team retains top North East adviser standing

Clive Owen LLP has retained its standing as the North East’s most active corporate finance advisers for the third year running. The team at Clive...

CMS compliance director receives two Fellowships in recognition of industry contribution

Stephen Dunn, compliance director at Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd (CMS), has been awarded Fellowships by two professional bodies in recognition of his expertise...

Tier One Capital wealth adviser named one of the UK’s best

Senior Wealth Adviser, Michael Carrick from Newcastle-based wealth management and property lending specialists Tier One Capital (Tier One) has been named as one of...

Mechan given safety accolade by Siemens Mobility

Sheffield-based Mechan has received recognition from one of the world’s largest rail industry companies for its positive impact on the safety of depot workers.

Wharfedale Interiors Wins ‘Best of Houzz’ Award for Service

Wharfedale Interiors of Ilkley has won “Best of Houzz” award for Service on Houzz ©. Chosen by the millions of home owners on the Houzz platform, Wharfedale Interiors has been honoured for their overall rating and client reviews.

Manchester Software Development Firm Named One of Britain’s Top B2B Firms

Bespoke software development company, DCSL Software, have been recognised as one of Britain’s Top B2B Firms by Clutch. The Manchester based firm have been delivering...

Hilton Smythe receives Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2021

Hilton Smythe, a national business broker with headquarters in Bolton, has achieved the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award, an independent, seal of excellence recognising...

Greaves West & Ayre ranks amongst top Financial Advisers

One of Berwick-upon-Tweed’s oldest firms, Greaves West & Ayre (GWA), has been listed in the top 30 of Financial Advisers 2020 by FTAdviser.

Spink & Thackray merges with Hollingworth & Moss

Two of the most established and prestigious bookbinders in the UK have joined forces to offer exemplary bookbinding and archival digitisation services to libraries, businesses and individuals.

Sheffield City Region Wins FDI Strategy Awards for Advanced Manufacturing

The Sheffield City Region has won the FDI Strategy Award in the Advanced Manufacturing category run by industry magazine fDi Intelligence.

North East Entrepreneurial Awards finalists revealed

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has unveiled the finalists for its online North East Entrepreneurial Awards. Delivered during a week-long social media campaign, starting Monday 8th February,...

Yorkshire construction firm director completes industry qualification

Founder of fledgling construction firm completes Construction Senior Management diploma to support the ongoing growth of the business.

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Charity say a huge thank you to NHS Charities Together

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Charity is thanking every donor who came forwards and supported NHS Charities Together national Covid-19 campaign, as the charity has...

Leading Security Provider Expands Into New Space

Today the commercial security firms Oracle Vision and Oracle Fire relocated into larger premises in the first step of its ambitious growth plans.

Leeds-based IDS Group secures government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus certification for commitment to cyber security

Leeds-headquartered software and security specialist IDS Group has been accredited with the Government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus scheme certification. Part of the UK Government’s National Cyber...

Bellway receives Seal of Excellence at Heatherley Wood

The site manager at Bellway’s Heatherley Wood development at Alderley Park near Alderley Edge has received the Manchester region’s first National House Building Council (NHBC) Seal of Excellence award.

JCT600 celebrates two winners in the Automotive 30% Club’s Inspiring Women Awards

Having supported the Automotive 30% Club for the last two years as part of its ongoing commitment to attracting more women into the industry,...

Blister prevention pad sees North West entrepreneurs go from strength to strength

The North West entrepreneurs behind PelliTec®, the innovative blister prevention pad, are celebrating as the National Institute of Health Research has awarded the company...

BrightCloud Group shortlisted at industry awards

Following on from a challenging year for many within the industry, BrightCloud Group, the Leeds-based contact centre and customer experience specialist, has been named...

Nigel Priestley of Ridley and Hall honoured with an MBE for his services to...

Nigel Priestley, senior partner at Huddersfield law firm Ridley and Hall and one of the UK’s most respected care and adoption specialist solicitors, has...

Gala Tent Secret formula weathered the COVID storm to double digit growth in 2020

South Yorkshire marquee and gazebo manufacturer and retailer has defied the odds during 2020, going on to post double digit growth for the year, despite facing a massive 50% decline by June, in the wake of the UK’s nationwide lock down to stem the fl

Wakefield engineering boss charting path to greener future

The boss of a Wakefield company that designs and supplies plant used to recover lead and precious metals has been awarded Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Engineer status by the prestigious Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).

SpeedQuizzing sees sales increase by 308% over lockdown two

York-based quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing experienced record demand for its virtual quizzing software in November, selling 3,102 activations – an increase of 308% on the previous month, when it sold 760.

Huddersfield based confidential shredding business achieve new accreditations

Huddersfield based, confidential shredding and records management company, Go Shred has secured ISO 9001:2015 accreditation and EN15713:2009 European Shredding Standard certification after using 2020...

Manchester based Alexander & Co scoops national award

Manchester based chartered accountants and tax advisors Alexander and Co has been recognised in the work it has undertook this year by being crowned the best tax advisory firm in the UK in the Accountancy Age Resilience Awards.

Rooster’s Oliver Fozard wins coveted Brewer of the Year award

Oliver Fozard, of Harrogate-based Rooster’s Brewing Co, has been awarded the title of Brewer of the Year at the prestigious Guild of Beer Writers’ Annual Awards.

Lifesaving QR Code Wearable Launched to Help Emergency Services

North East based MedTech company Mavin Informatics has launched mi-SOS, a life saving QR code-based medical identity wearable to help the emergency service