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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,...

Occupation health specialist secures five-year lease on new Brighouse HQ

Peritus Health Management Limited has signed a five-year lease on Oak House, Woodvale Office Park in Brighouse – owned and managed by commercial lettings...

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...

Leeds event company reacts to the lockdown exit plan

Leeds based AYRE Event Solutions reacts to the government announcement of the plan to ease lockdown restrictions and what this means for the events...

Solutionize Global pledges to raise funds to refurbish two parents’ rooms for CHSF

Technology solutions and services provider, Solutionize Global, has named Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) as its charity partner of the year for 2021, pledging...

Harrogate business selected for ‘buy British’ campaign

Fraser Love, director of Yorkshire Appliance Repairs, has been selected to spearhead the Harrogate part of a Buy British campaign. He has been appointed as...

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.

My Property Box warns landlords of impending 60-day ban on chasing debts

Landlords are to be banned from contacting tenants over unpaid rent for 60 days as part of a new law primarily aimed at large...

Solar Energy Company Reveals Survey Details & Launches Free Downloadable Home Improvement Guide

Stockport solar energy company reveals survey details around home energy habits and creates free downloadable home improvement guide explaining benefits of solar panels.

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.

North East cybersecurity specialist warn individuals to be aware of all levels of fraud

CyberWhite, a North East based cybersecurity specialist, is urging people across the region to stay alert to cyber fraud, whether £10 or £10k, especially...

Multi-factor authentication is a key defence against cyber crime, says Bondgate IT

Bondgate IT is advising businesses and organisations in the region that they can prevent cybercriminals from compromising accounts by investing in multi-factor authentication (MFA). Garry...

The Benefits of Electric Vehicles for Business Owners

In this guide, Aaron Gilmore, owner of TreyBridge Accountants, shares some advice on the benefits of EVs for business owners.

Daisy Chain urges employers to support autistic colleagues after lockdown

Daisy Chain, the Teesside-based autism charity, is urging employers to support their colleagues with neurodiverse conditions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, warning...

Levelling-up commitments, digital transformation, and skills top Budget wish list for North West businesses

Business leaders in the North West are calling for next month's Budget to prioritise commitments to level up the region, increase support for digital...

VOODOO defies lockdown gloom to record 400% increase in business sign ups

A Yorkshire-based mobile messaging specialist recorded its single largest year of growth during 2020 after seeing a 400% rise in sign-ups for its SMS...

Onyx Health Targets Digital Growth with New Executive Director

Onyx Health have appointed Trevor Pill as their Executive Director

Alcedo Care Group appoints head of quality and compliance

Fast growing Alcedo Care Group has appointed Catherine Hill from Chester as head of quality and compliance. Taking the lead on all areas of product...

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...

New Pandemic Proof Business Solutions from 438 Marketing

438 integrated marketing agency has launched a new 'WORKS' division designed to help SMEs power out of lockdown by offering them fast, affordable and effective packaged solutions aimed at driving rapid growth.

Hexagon Consultants team up with world class partners to launch Centricity™

Yorkshire based company, Hexagon Consultants, have developed Centricity™, which covers everything from the assessment of a company’s D2C capability, through strategy, planning and implementation of those plans.

Lemon Business Solutions goes for growth with major technology investment

Lemon Business Solutions has invested £220K in a new omnichannel contact centre platform, allowing the company to grow and meet increasing demand for its...
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Force24 help Welcome to Yorkshire deliver hyper-personalised customer comms and streamline staff workloads

Welcome to Yorkshire has plugged in marketing automation to personalise customer communications, support members during the Covid-19 economic recovery and reduce manually intensive in-house...

Foreign exchange firm sponsors local manufacturing alliance

Service helps manufacturers solve the problem of adverse currency movements affecting their profitability

Virtual Assistants join forces to support industry in Yorkshire

A Yorkshire-based industry group has been formed to support virtual assistants (VAs) working in the region.

Bringing a little sunshine into people’s lives

Pete Gower, a service desk engineer with Network ROI talks about his charity work during the coronavirus pandemic in Wigan, what inspires him at work, and what it’s like working for an employee-owned company remotely.

Launchpad helps Barnsley creative agency enjoy ‘Awesome’ growth

A Barnsley-based creative agency which sought to showcase the artistic awesomeness of their home town is setting its sights on using their skills to...

UNTHA UK announces innovation plans as team eyes £15m turnover

Industrial shredder specialist UNTHA UK has revealed a number of team changes and plans for the year, as managing director Marcus Brew gears up...

Apprenticeships “route to recovery”, say training experts

The stories of six young people from across the North West are being highlighted by leading training organisation PHX Training to encourage companies to...

The Pandemic sparks a career change revolution

Apprenticeships are coming into their own for workers aged 16 to 60 who want to pursue a new, pandemic-sparked career.

Health Assured reveal UK employee mental health and wellbeing 2020 research

2020 was a challenging year for many people across the UK. On the 31st January 2020, the first two cases of coronavirus in the...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum welcomes seven more business leaders to its scale-up programme

Seven business leaders are gearing up for growth after joining the Entrepreneurs’ Forum 2021 Scale-up Leader’s Academy. Chloe Clover of Wander Films, Claire Rutherford of...

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...

Smith Brothers set to fire up 20MW gas peaking plant in Wales

Yorkshire-headquartered Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd is well underway with the design, build and energisation of a 20MW gas peaking power plant in Ebbw Vale,...

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...

Materials Processing Institute CEO says new state aid regime is an opportunity to boost...

Chris McDonald, the Chief Executive of the Teesside-based Materials Processing Institute, has welcomed the government’s announcement on a post-Brexit subsidy control system - designed...

Stretford Sells Out As Commercial Partner Sought

The Heaton Group has today announced its Stretford scheme, The Bank, has sold out as it seeks commercial partners for its 317sqm ground floor retail space. 

How to Reduce Your Business Costs

As businesses continue to adapt to the new normal brought about by Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic, cash flow management has become even more important than before.

Ecommerce skills growing in value, says recruiter

The skills needed to manage ecommerce marketplaces are becoming increasingly valuable to businesses, says leading Lancashire based executive and management recruiters Walmsley Wilkinson. The consultancy...

North East firm investing in local talent with launch of graduate scheme.

Newcastle based financial firm Reeves Independent continue to grow, launching a new graduate scheme for eight trainees to join the business.

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