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Former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell

Entrepreneur & former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell joins speaker line-up at Venturefest North West 2019

Former banker turned award-winning entrepreneur Jenny Campbell will deliver a keynote address at this year’s Venturefest North West, which returns to Manchester for its...
General manager Ryan Slater (centre) with the JCT600 Mitsubishi Bradford team

JCT600 completes new Mitsubishi Motors dealership in Bradford

Bradford-based family automotive retailer JCT600 has completed work on its new Mitsubishi Motors dealership on Sticker Lane in the city, which is now fully...

North East’s Biggest FinTech Conference Heads to Newcastle This Month

North East FinTech community to convene in Newcastle for the city’s first ever FinTech North conference.

Top Tips on Preparing your Business for Sale

Matt Newing, founder of Elite Group, shares his top five tips for entrepreneurs looking to sell their business

What does the Apprenticeship Levy mean for North West SMEs?

What does the Apprenticeship Levy mean for smaller businesses who wish to take advantage of government funding to train and upskill their existing staff? Find out what funding is available and how you can use it to grow and develop your business.
Guy Redwood, founder & managing director of SimpleUsability

People of the North: Guy Redwood, founder & Managing Director of SimpleUsability

Named in the top 100 companies in the Northern Tech Awards in 2017, Leeds-based behavioural research company SimpleUsability works with a number of high-profile...

Matt Casey joins Armstrong as Chief Creative Officer

Matt Casey has been appointed as the new Chief Creative Officer at specialist agency Armstrong. His 27 year career has included long, successful spells at...

JCT600 invests over £1million in comms technology overhaul

Privately-owned motor firm JCT600 has invested over £1 million in a new cloud-based communications system to further improve its level of customer experience and...

Woven, Princess Yachts and MCS team up to help protect our oceans

Leeds-based agency Woven design and build microsite in partnership with Princess Yachts and the Marine Conservation Society.

North West law firm wins industry recognition

Mark Reynolds Solicitors wins top awards, just as the company celebrates its 10-year anniversary.

VISA partnership boosts foreign exchange firm

Running a business presents many challenges but even more so when its primary activity is to facilitate financial transactions. Jamie Holmes, director of Leeds...

New Start-Up Success Tool

A Holmfirth firm has secured the first ever licence for a new, innovative software package designed to help start-up businesses to succeed and grow. Pierrepont...

A vole-y important campaign win for Karol

Leading North-East PR agency, Karol Marketing, has been appointed by Durham Wildlife Trust to develop an education and engagement strategy intended to help safeguard the water vole.

onePT in Rochdale crowned best in UK

An independent Greater Manchester gym has been named the best in the country just over a year after opening - and now plans to...

Bruntwood Works unveils huge Manchester mural honouring Suffragette movement

Bruntwood Works is celebrating the completion of a brand new Manchester mural, following the unveiling of a 38 metre high art work on its landmark Trafford House building.

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK joins the JCT600 family

The popular Mitsubishi Motors brand is the latest car marque to be represented by JCT600 which has been appointed as its franchisee for the Bradford area from 1st July with a pop-up sales office already open for enquiries.
People of the North - Dan Williams, founder and managing director at 100% Group

People of the North – Dan Williams, founder and managing director at 100% Group

Operating a stone’s throw away from Manchester’s iconic football stadium in Trafford Park, 100% Group currently installs branded retail displays on an international scale...
People of the North: Jenny Davies – CEO at M247

People of the North: Jenny Davies – CEO at M247

Jenny Davies is the CEO of M247, a global provider of cloud services and superfast internet connectivity.The group rebranded as M247 in 2018 and...
Clarence Dock Leeds

Conference to set out economic growth opportunities and challenges within West Yorkshire

On the 5th June, prominent business and public sector leaders will come together at the West Yorkshire Development Conference - the region’s largest business...

Stellar lineup revealed for FinTech North’s homecoming

The full agenda has been announced for FinTech North Leeds, with the Financial Conduct Authority, Bank of England, Tech Nation, FinTech Scotland, Mastercard, BJSS...

Yorkshire foreign exchange firm expands currency offering

CurrencyWave, the Leeds based international payments firm, has expanded its offering to businesses with the launch of SWIFT Collections. Through its partnership with leading...

Royal Approval for Tech Firm’s Training Success

Manchester technology business UKFast was proud to receive HRH Princess Anne as a guest at its campus today during a royal visit to the...

Two leading North East Entrepreneurs set to launch Reward Me Now The INSTANT Discount...

Sam Morton and Gary Hunter owners of REDU are behind Ashleigh Money Saver the UK’s leading shopping influencer. The business duo have launched the Reward Me Now shopping app with huge savings for UK shoppers
Gala Tent strengthens team with two new appointments after marquee demand grows

Gala Tent strengthens team with two new appointments after marquee demand grows

MARQUEE manufacturer Gala Tent expects to receive a boost thanks to new payment technology in the call centre, according to its managing director Jason Mace, who revealed plans to create a further ten jobs over the next six to twelve months.

From Brexit Conception to Due Day, Trouser Start-up Makes £1m in Shadow of UK’s...

The northern business that started as a daft idea in the pub and began operations on referendum day has dashed past the £1m mark as Brexit looms.
Martin Gostling, Managing Director of Radio Design

Queen’s Award winning Radio Design announces new innovative products

Yorkshire-based Radio Design, designer and manufacturer of wireless infrastructure solutions, has announced an expansion in its product range to include the 1400 MHz frequency...

Yorkshire business going for gold!

Pulsar Instruments plc (UK) is 50 years old! As trusted global noise experts since 1969, Pulsar Instruments has contributed significantly to the way noise, especially noise at work, is currently monitored and measured.
Nathaniel Birkett, Founder & MD of The Swim Specialist

People of the North: Nathaniel Birkett, Founder & MD of The Swim Specialist

Leeds-based, The Swim Specialist was founded in June 2016 by sports coach, Nathaniel Birkett. Prior to setting up his business, Nathaniel worked as a swim...
Some of the JCT600 team celebrating the company’s membership of the UK Automotive 30% Club which aims to attract more women into the automotive sector.

JCT600 joins Automotive 30% Club

As part of its ongoing commitment to attracting more women into the automotive industry, JCT600 has joined the UK Automotive 30% Club, an organisation...

Manchester Entrepreneurs & families moving to/doing business in the US

This article focuses on businesses based in the North of England looking to do business in the USA. It addresses the tax implications associated with this step.
Simon Spinks, Managing Director of Harrison Spinks

People of The North: Simon Spinks, Managing Director of Harrison Spinks

Harrison Spinks is one of Great Britain’s most established and innovative bed makers. The fifth-generation bed-maker has been manufacturing luxury mattresses under the Harrison, Somnus,...

Prosperis wins big at the Yorkshire and Humber Enterprise Awards

Harrogate-based financial advisory Prosperis has rounded off another successful year after winning the Best Independent Financial Advisory Firm at the 2018 Yorkshire and Humber...
JCT600 apprentices Jessica Suffield, Conor Asquith-Smith Oliver Mouatt and Patrick Wall

JCT600 recruits another 40 apprentices during 2018

Family automotive retailer JCT600 is celebrating having welcomed another 40 apprentices this year – 12 more than planned. Since launching its carefully tailored training...
Dez Derry, CEO of mmadigital

People of the North: Dez Derry, CEO & founder at mmadigital

Dez Derry is the founder and CEO of mmadigital, digital marketing specialist in the legal sector. The company was founded in 2011 as a...
Ultimate provide interior design and fit out for prestigious Kirkstall Forge project

Ultimate provide interior design and fit out for Leeds’ prestigious Kirkstall Forge project

The new business community built around Kirkstall Forge in Leeds has grown a bit from it's centuries old roots as a metalworking, engineering and...

People of the North: Christopher Wilcock, Co-founder & Creative Director at Outpost

Outpost is a multi-award winning advertising agency based in Congleton, Cheshire. They've been going for nearly 15 years and over that time have worked...

Business Experts Explain The Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

A report published this year by Deloitte revealed that 80 per cent of the world’s Fortune 500 said that inclusivity in the workplace proved...

Introducing Dexter the Digital Tax Advisor: the new face of MTD for VAT

A new cartoon character called Dexter the Digital Tax Advisor has been unveiled by Xero to put a friendly face to the upcoming Making Tax Digital for VAT legislation.
People of the North: Nathan Alexander, Founder & CEO at Boda Skins

People of the North: Nathan Alexander, Founder & CEO of Boda Skins

Boda Skins is a global fashion brand, founded in Manchester and exporting to clients in global markets including America, Europe and Australia. The business is...
Jack Mason, CEO of Dreamr

People of the North: Jack Mason, CEO of Dreamr

Dreamr is based in the heart of innovation in Manchester city centre at No.1 Spinningfields. The team at Dreamr believe technology has the power...