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Perfect conditions for Leeds’ Perfect Storm as digital agency celebrates 50% growth in turnover

A Leeds digital agency which launched three years ago with the aim of disrupting the traditional agency set up has seen its best financial...

Bury’s Mackenzie Financial Planning Achieve Prestigious Accreditation

"Good Enough" isn't an option, says Paul Jones

Lynemouth Power Receive Prestigious Health And Safety Award

Staff at Lynemouth Power Station are feeling golden having won The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ (RoSPA) Order of Distinction Award. The plant,...

Bellway site manager wins Pride in the Job award

Bellway Homes’ senior site manager Gavin Flannery is the proud recipient of a National House Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job award.

Huddersfield Accountancy firm awarded Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month

Huddersfield-based accountancy practice, Crowther Chartered Accountants has been named Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month in August 2019.

Black Sheep flys the flag for Britain winning multiple titles at World Beer Awards...

Black Sheep Brewery will champion the British brewing industry on a global stage after scooping several awards at the Country and Style round of...

Specialist Yorkshire PR Agency Doubles Team

Leeds based PR agency InFusion Comms has appointed two new team members to support the continued growth of the company which operates in the niche cleantech and built environment sectors.

Five star success for Lancashire holiday park group

Family-run Lancashire holiday park company, Holgates, has become the first holiday park in Lancashire to be awarded a sought-after 5-star Platinum rating for its flagship Silverdale park.

North West health tech entrepreneurs win European funding

Two North West entrepreneurs are among winners of a European health tech funding competition. Xploro, a digital therapeutics platform developed in Manchester, and Triple...

The Making of Matthew Soakell – The Future of Paid Search

Matthew Soakell, 24, landed his first role at Mabo following a family BBQ in Guisborough. Fast forward 3 years, 5 award shortlists and 2...

Buoyant Alnwick economy boosts property sales for Sanderson Young

Sanderson Young’s flagship Alnwick office is set to reach a record turnover by the end of the year, positioning itself as a dominant player in Northumberland’s property market.

Black Sheep Brewery Toasts Success in the International Beer Challenge 2019

Black Sheep Brewery is celebrating its continuing success after securing three Silver and six Bronze awards in the prestigious International Beer Challenge 2019. An expert...

North East-based online jeweller, Ruby & Oscar, celebrates first birthday

North East-based online jewellers, Ruby & Oscar celebrate a milestone first year.

North East-based Ocucon scoops hat trick of award nominations

Newcastle-based surveillance technology company, Ocucon, has scooped a hat trick of award nominations only months after having been named the most innovative global asset protection company by US retail chiefs

Leeds Engineering Firm Rewarded For Digital Capabilities

A Leeds-based engineering firm has been recognised for its digital capabilities winning a coveted award for Digital Construction at this year’s Constructing Excellence Yorkshire & Humber Awards. Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers was als

Oscrete sales team gain prestigious industry qualifications

Bradford-based concrete admixtures specialist Oscrete is celebrating after sales staff successfully completed a series of industry exams to gain professional qualifications.

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Raise Over £3,000 For Hartlepool Hospice In ‘Make A Will...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors helped raise over £3,000 for the Alice House Hospice in an annual Make a Will Month Campaign.
Ilkley based PR agency shortlisted again

Ilkley based PR agency shortlisted again

An Ilkley-based public relations agency has been shortlisted for two industry accolades within the Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide (CIPR) Awards for Yorkshire...

Intechnology joins Government’s new marketplace for innovations

Intechnology has won a place on the new Technology Innovation Marketplace to help tech start-ups sell cutting edge innovations to the public sector. Spark is...

Yorkshire swim start-up shortlisted in prestigious business award

A Yorkshire based swim school is celebrating an award shortlisting in the Entrepreneurial Spirit category at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards in 2019.

Ambleside apartment is Lake District’s first property to be listed on Airbnb Plus

A property in Ambleside is the first home in the Lake District to be listed on Airbnb’s newly introduced luxury platform, Airbnb Plus. The apartment,...

Intermarketing and Moda Smash Boundaries of Property Marketing With GLOBAL CGI Film Award Nomination

Moda Living, pioneer in the rental industry, and Intermarketing, being the global retail agency for adidas, know how to disrupt a market. The proof...

Looking inside the growth at J&B Recycling

Tees Valley-based J&B Recycling has recently reported 40% growth, on top of the audited previous year’s 100% growth, in challenging and ever-changing markets for...

BGF Yorkshire tops £10,000 in Three Peaks Challenge

BGF’s Leeds team have taken on Yorkshire’s Three Peaks to raise more than £10,000 for Variety. The team completed the 12-hour gruelling challenge last week...

Manchester restaurant group Tattu set to open fourth restaurant in Edinburgh

Founded in Manchester, contemporary Chinese restaurant group, Tattu, has revealed a preview of its stunning Edinburgh interior

Rising demand for secure data analytics drives strong half-year results for Panintelligence

Fast-growing data analytics and business intelligence (BI) software developer Panintelligence has reported half-year financial results showing an increase in turnover of more than 20%.

County Durham Handyperson Service reaches finals for top national award

A popular service that helps people to live independently for longer has been shortlisted for a top national award. The Bernicia County Durham Handyperson Service,...

Southport’s Access Point Wins Shopping Centre Brief

Southport-based business, Access Point, has been appointed as the exclusive commercialisation partner for Putney Exchange Shopping Centre, which is located on Putney High Street...

Winston Solicitors score a hat-trick with latest charity win

Leeds-based law firm, Winston Solicitors LLP, has won the Leeds Mencap Accumulator Challenge for the third time in five years. Team Winston Solicitors, the defending...

Meesons Secures Place in NatWest Award Final for Outstanding Growth

Leading entrance security specialist Meesons A.I. Ltd is celebrating being selected as a finalist in the 2019 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

Havas Lynx Group steals the show at the Creative Floor Awards

Manchester’s fastest growing communications agency has added a further eight awards to its growing trophy cabinet after an impressive evening at the Creative Floor Awards.

Business As Usual For Sportworks On 10th Anniversary

Sportworks celebrated their 10th anniversary with business as usual with a Sport England funded Tackling Inactivity session for adults with complex physical and learning disabilities at the Meadow Well Connected Centre in North Shields.

Butcher & Barlow shortlisted in prestigious Law Society Awards

Butcher & Barlow, a leading North West law firm, has been shortlisted for the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Awards 2019, the highest accolade for law firms in England and Wales.

Oldham business finance firm launches training academy

“The most important qualities for us is that the people we hire have a strong work ethic, are self-motivated and ambitious. Previous sales experience is required, but finance sales experience is not essential.”

SoPost CEO shortlisted for two Natwest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Jonathan Grubin, Founder & CEO of SoPost, the leading online product sampling platform has been shortlisted in the Entrepreneur of the Year and Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year categories at the 2019 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards for the

Global coaching and executive network to grow its Manchester team by 30 per cent...

Recognised by the Financial Times as one of the UK’s fastest-growing businesses, Manchester-based In Touch is set to hire up to 40 new people in sales, marketing and customer care roles.

Haines Watts records another strong year of growth

Haines Watts has released its latest financial results, with the firm recording a second consecutive year of double-digit growth taking it to a £96m turnover group.

The Buzz Rooms in the running for national award

A boutique viewing facility at Salford Quays is in the running for a national accolade. Sarah Butler founded The Buzz Rooms in 2017 as a venue for hosting focus groups to test new products and services for global brands and businesses.

Specialist seating company works with NHS to create the ultimate hospital chair

Specialist seating company Yorkshire Care Equipment is today launching the ProSpec - a new hospital chair designed in conjunction with NHS hospitals.

BSW instrumental in development of £10m rural growth pledge

Ministers of the UK and Scottish Governments, and leaders of the five councils of the Borderlands Partnership, recently signed off Heads of Terms for £394.5m Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal, which includes proposed investment in rural development.