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Access Achieves Highest Accreditation Standard for Continuous Professional Development

Going for the Gold CPD Accreditation in a year of lockdowns has given the agency a huge step up and has cemented the agency’s firm belief that learning and wellbeing lies at the heart of business growth.

BCN Group acquires data analytics specialist Cloud2

Beech Tree backed BCN Group strengthens its Microsoft capabilities with the acquisition of data analytics and process automation specialist Cloud2

Leeds-based Phoenix Health and Wellbeing receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Sustainable Development...

A Leeds social wellbeing enterprise founded by Gill Trevor is one of a handful of UK companies to receive a Queen's Award for sustainable development.

Marsden Secures queen’s award for Innovation

A Rotherham-based medical device company which helped an A&E nurse to realise the potential in her idea to administer potentially life-saving treatment has been...

North West Entrepreneurs Celebrate Five Years of Putting Their Best Foot Forward with Blister...

The North West entrepreneurs behind PelliTec®, the innovative blister prevention pad, are celebrating five successful years working together by announcing exciting plans for 2021.

A healthy donation to ensure help continues

The drive to encourage and support healthy living in Newcastle’s west end will continue for a further year with the backing of the development...

The Vita Group wins industry awards for its advanced sustainable foam technology

The Vita Group, Europe’s leading flexible foam solutions provider, has won two prominent awards at the world leading furniture trade fair Interzum in recognition...

Mason Advisory recognised as a UK Best Workplace for the third time

Mason Advisory, the Salford-based independent digital and technology transformation consultancy, has been recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the 2021 Great...

NECIT Services’ transformation from small family business to global player recognised with Queen’s Award

NECIT Services, which provides bespoke inspection services for engineering industries worldwide, has been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade. The South...

PulmoBioMed Wins National Life Science Competition

Healthcare marketing communications agency, Onyx Health, have chosen innovative MedTech spinout PulmoBioMed as the winner of their £5,000 #ThinkBig competition, designed to help life...

Synergy retains Platinum Trusted Service Award for second consecutive year

Synergy Car Leasing has been awarded the prestigious Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021 - an accolade which drives the firm ahead in the vehicle leasing sector.

North Yorkshire-based ‘MAD’ Leadership Coach Becomes Best-Selling Author

As we come through the Covid-19 pandemic, a time when the importance of self-compassion and the ripple effects of our positive and negative mental,...

Double client win for NSM asset management

Property and asset management company NSM has been appointed by two international real estate investors to manage key parts of their growing industrial portfolios.

Shipster takes System Integrator crown at Digital City Awards

Shipping software provider Shipster’s contribution to its e-commerce clients’ success has been recognised by Digital City with the System Integrators Award 2021.

B-Compliant consultants reach mentoring milestone

Two financial services experts from Manchester’s B-Compliant have mentored 18 advisers in as many months, helping them fulfil their career goals.

Fleetondemand wins best mobility solution provider for Mobilleo at Business Motoring Awards 2021

Fleetondemand has been recognised as the best mobility solution provider at this year’s Business Motoring awards for its leading Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platform, Mobilleo.

Trio of new clients for Whitefield based design agency

A North Manchester based design agency is celebrating a trio of new client wins, which coincide with the business moving into its new Whitefield premises.

Tim Daniels surpasses £20 million lending milestone

A dedicated Investment Manager who has been helping businesses across the region to overcome barriers to growth for nearly a decade has single-handedly delivered...

Wilton Engineering continues recruitment drive to deliver pipeline of projects

Wilton Engineering has continued to expand its workforce with the addition of 45 new recruits with plans to create further jobs. In the past 12...

Three key promotions within growing audit and assurance services team

Ryecroft Glenton (RG) has continued to grow its audit and assurance department to support increased demand from an expanding client base. The department has seen...

Leeds cybersecurity consultancy, Pentest People, plans expansion following 60% revenue increase

Leeds cybersecurity consultancy, Pentest People, has announced its expansion plans following a record year of business growth that saw its revenues increase by 60% and an additional 35 people hired within a year.

Huler launches its Human Experience SaaS platform, the HulerHub

Huler, the UK-based work technology business, announces the launch of its new Human Experience SaaS platform, the HulerHub today.

Belmayne financial planner makes top adviser list

An independent financial planner from Dronfield-based Belmayne has received national recognition for her professionalism and quality of service.

Lokulus appoints six new hires and gains a Best Companies accreditation.  

Northwest technology firm Lokulus has kicked off 2021 by increasing their team by over 10% in the first quarter and by gaining a “Very Good” rating on the company’s first Best Companies Staff survey as it continues its ambitious growth plan. 

NeedleSmart PRO Receives FDA Approval

The award-winning NeedleSmart PRO needle destruction device has achieved FDA approval as a Class II medical device. Merseyside's NeedleSmart Ltd is the first UK company to achieve FDA 510(k) approval (Class II for Sharps Needle Destruction Device).

Colourful future for family-run business as online sales skyrocket

A family run decorating business in County Durham is set to invest in its online operations after seeing a 300% leap in internet orders in a year.

Sonocent receives accreditation from Best Companies

Sonocent has been awarded a two-star accreditation from the Best Companies in the first year of entering Sonocent, a Leeds-based company specialising in technology to...

Trio of qualifications for Huddersfield based accountants

A trio of accountants at Huddersfield based Sheards Accountants have taken the next step in their career journey through successfully completing their qualifications. Lucy Ackroyd,...

Soap Media wins the title of UK’s number one agency for client satisfaction

Soap Media has been recognised by The Drum as the number one agency in the Uk for client satisfaction.

Shipster Sets Sail for the Digital City Awards 2021

The annual Digital City Awards are approaching, and ever-growing business Shipster are one of two companies shortlisted for the System Integrators award. In the wake of uncharted territory, handling the Brexit transition on top of a global pandemic,

Bellway makes it five-in-a-row as HBF Five Star status is retained

Bellway North West is celebrating after the company retained its five-star status with the Home Builders Federation (HBF) for the fifth successive year. Bellway was...

Regeneration partnerships delivers 2,000th home

A North East regeneration specialist, established 20 years ago to transform communities and economies in the Durham coalfields, has handed over the keys for...

Manchester Car Leasing Firm Launches Wellbeing Initiative for Staff

Leasing Options, the UK’s leading car leasing company, has launched an employee wellbeing initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to its employees.

Retirement for one of regions best known Accountants

A partners at one of the region's oldest accountancy firms is retiring.

Building friendships and communities before starting university – the critical role of digital connectivity

In response to the current lockdown restrictions, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has taken a digital first approach to supporting applicants that will be starting university in September using applicant connection platform CampusConnect.

Collabco reaches the Nordics with new Danish institution partnership

The partnership hopes to be a showcase for providing a seamless student experience on mobile devices

DMT Director Shortlisted For Digital Leader Award Following Incredible 12 Months

Ben Young, Director of Manchester agency Digital Media Team, has been shortlisted for the Digital Leader of the Year Award. The nomination caps off an incredible 12 months for the ad agency, which has more than doubled in size since 2020 began.

Magull Apprentice Highly Commended in National Awards

Tom Rafter from Magull has been highly commended in Bellway’s annual Apprentice of the Year awards. Recognised for his exemplary attitude, commitment and high standard...

Account and Legal’s Manchester Accountant Stuart Hurst Named Xero’s Most Valuable Professional

At Xero’s UK and Ireland Awards ceremony, Accounts and Legal’s Stuart Hurst was recognised for outstanding achievements during 2020 and the worst of the effects of the pandemic. He bagged the prestigious Xero Most Valuable Professional 2021 title dur

Company founder to undertake doctorate alongside new role at global business

Business transformation consultant and founder of The Inniti Effect, Alexandra Poole, has been accepted to complete a Doctorate at Cranfield University. The research, which will...