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Leeds PPC agency celebrates 70% business growth and a £10m year

Leeds PPC agency celebrates 70% business growth and a £10m year

Leeds agency, Circus PPC, have revealed that 2021, despite the challenges of the pandemic, saw business growth of 70% as they celebrate their first...

International Healthcare Partnership Forms Joint Venture To Support Battle Against Omicron

Newcastle based NPH Group has partnered with global healthcare equipment supplier BHA Medical and other research and implementation organisations, to support the rollout of...

Hull Business Launches Yodha, The World’s First Connected Health Platform

Innovative platform launches to provide employees with a cost-effective wellbeing programme which accounts for all of the individual wellbeing needs of a diverse workforce.

Brand Agency Embraces the Metaverse to Create Next-gen Apprenticeships

DA Creative Studio is going heavy on content creation and working with many digital artists and musicians to create a portfolio of NFTs.

Secrets to authentic leadership are laid bare in new book

In Laid Bare: What the Business Leader Learnt from the Stripper, Paulina Tenner presents a unique perspective on emergent social change in the world of work.

Yorkshire Private Chef Launches Food and Activity Retreats

Yorkshire chef and Masterchef: The Professionals contestant, Michaela Hanna has launched her immersive food and activity experiences in the UK. With M’s countryside retreats offer...

Ben Wild Studios Announces Global Account Wins

Manchester-based young entrepreneur and animator, Ben Wild, is celebrating an impressive year having won a host of new clients. After securing investment at the start...

Harrogate-based HR Expert becomes Amazon Best Seller after launching fundraising resource to support managers...

This week a local business owner is celebrating a significant achievement as her new guide for managers who are juggling it all; ‘ The Planager’ sits right next to The infamous ‘The E-Myth’, by Michael Gerber, in the Amazon.

Impress takes invisible orthodontics to Leeds and Liverpool

Leading European orthodontic specialists has opened two new partner clinics in the Archway Dental Group Clinic in Chapel Allerton (Leeds) and the Apollonia Dental and Cosmetic Centre on Rodney Street (Liverpool)

Manor Walks supports new businesses with Pop Up Shop initiative

Manor Walks Shopping and Leisure has rolled out an exciting new initiative that aims to provide new opportunities for small local businesses that have always dreamed of opening their own shop.

ClearSky MD Strikes Licensing Deal to Help Parkinson’s Diagnosis in China

ClearSky Medical Diagnostics, a University of York spinout company, has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Shanghai Accurature Diagnostics to assist the diagnosis and measurements of Parkinson's in China.

Manchester’s creative digital Anything agency invest £500,000 in growth

Creative digital agency, Anything today announce their expansion plans for 2022 starting with a recruitment drive to appoint up to 10 digital agency professionals. The agency has seen a sharp rise in demand for their expertise in Content as a Service

Plan-B Plea… Yorkshire-based Social Enterprise and Retail Incubator, Urges Shoppers to Continue to Support...

With Plan B Covid guidance, regulations and rules being activated, Yorkshire-born Social Enterprise and Retail Incubator Space, Fabrication, urges shoppers to continue support Micro...

Blackpool start-up raises six-figure investment in bid to become ‘the Amazon of 3D printing’

A disruptive tech start-up has raised over £150,000 of investment – and is set to make 20 key hires by the end of 2022...

Flower Power: Rotherham entrepreneur digs deep to launch eco-friendly floristry business

The Garden of Evie is an eco-friendly floristry business, pioneered by Rotherham-based entrepreneur, Hannah Jackson after calling on help from the Sheffield City Region Launchpad programme.

Countdown begins to The Good Business Festival 2022

Liverpool City Region’s festival spirit that has previously delivered unforgettable global events such as The International Festival for Business and One Magnificent City, and...

My Property Box acquires Groves estate agent to strengthen position on Tyneside and Northumberland

My Property Box has acquired Newcastle estate agent Groves as part of its strategic growth plan. All 12 staff will be retained and the firm,...

Trio of local entrepreneurs are celebrating this week having won a Northern Design Award

This week a local entrepreneurial mum of 2 is celebrating bringing home the trophy from an awards ceremony for the Northern Design Awards for...

Leeds Wellbeing Charity Finally Receives Queen’s Sustainability Award

Leeds' Phoenix Health and Wellbeing finally receives its Queen's Award for Sustainability from the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire

Record year boosts B-Compliant progress

Financial compliance experts, B-Compliant, are celebrating a year of exponential growth, as increasing numbers of advisory firms recognise the benefits of their bespoke services.

Heathline Commercials’ decision to work through lockdowns is paying dividends

A decision to forge ahead and open a £500,000 workshop at the start of the pandemic has paid dividends for Heathline Commercials, which has...

Hull-based Latus Health to grow workforce fivefold by 2024

A Hull-based healthcare business has said that the release of its new Connected Healthcare Platform in January will create over 100 new local jobs in 2022, with expectations for its workforce to increase to over 400 by 2024.

New Northern Quarter Inspired Spirits Brand Launches Across Greater Manchester

N/Q LONDON DRY GIN, the first spirit product from the newly formed Northern Quarter Liquor Company, launches across Manchester this week. The gin, comprised...

6 Ways You Need to Shift Your Mindset if You Want Your Business to...

What makes one entrepreneur super-successful, while others always seem to struggle? It’s not their background or qualification that makes the difference, but their mindset....

Sales Soar at UK’s largest solar panel company

Cop26, together with gas and electricity price hikes, have seen the UK’s largest retailer and installer of solar panels have its busiest year ever as it closes out a decade in business.

Mexborough Entrepreneur Named Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year at National Awards

South Yorkshire-based business founder Nicky Story, 30 from Mexborough, has been named as the Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year winner, for GBEA North...

Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business? 7 Questions to Ask

Starting your own business is both exhilarating and daunting at the same time. Yes, you get freedom. Yes, you are liberated from a regular...

Cheshire businesses eligible for 40% funding for Microsoft Office and Autodesk CAD training

Local businesses can now access vital finance to upskill employees in digital and tech
The 8 Best Payment Processors for Small Businesses

The 8 Best Payment Processors for Small Businesses

With e-Commerce having a significant impact on businesses of all kinds, there is an increasing need for fast and reliable payment processors. Online e-Commerce...

Yorkshire’s business leaders cite supply chain disruption and recruitment challenges as biggest threats to...

Half of business leaders in Yorkshire have seen their company significantly impacted by supply chain disruption since the start of the year, according to Headstar's Business Leader survey.

Explosive Night for OPPORTUNI at Dynamites Awards

Named one of the most disruptive startups in the UK right now in Startups 100 list, OPPORTUNI has seen phenomenal growth since its inception in March 2020, and last week they gained further recognition winning Innovator of the Year at the Dynamites.

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum confirms Elaine Stroud as its new CEO

The new CEO of the North East’s largest entrepreneur membership group has been unveiled at its autumn conference. Elaine Stroud was confirmed as the new...

Growth gathers pace as Networx3 marks milestone anniversary

Networx3 is celebrating 18 years in business in style – with 10 new hirings and three new electric fleet cars on order. The firm was...

Female-led North East Tech Company Thrives During Global Pandemic

Blueocto, a successful web development company based in Sunderland, has gone from strength to strength, taking on new employees and clients despite the Covid-19...

PAM Group’s Sankey Health venture gets off to a flying start

A healthcare supplies business launched by preventative healthcare company PAM Group has had a flying start and is on track to achieve revenues of more than £500,000 in its first year of trading.

Trailblazing Leeds Letting Agency Expands To New premises, Goes Green and Launches New Tenant...

Sugarhouse Properties is a student and young professional focused letting agency based in Leeds. Despite the challenges of the last 18 months, they have...

What are Creditors and Debtors?

A common query made by start-up owners revolves around creditors and debtors, so this article delves into what it all means and how it can affect a business.

Entrepreneurs’ Forum Foundation prrogramme is launched following £10,000 donation

An initiative supporting high growth North East start-ups has officially launched thanks to a £10,000 donation. Tech entrepreneur Dean Benson pledged the financial support to...

Lee Chambers takes Highly Commended Entrepreneur at Manchester Talent Awards

Lee Chambers, Preston based psychologist and founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing was Highly Commended in the Entrepreneur of the Year category at the Manchester Young Talent Awards.

Business Is Blooming for Hauticulture

Two Wallsend entrepreneurs have swapped looming redundancy into a blooming new business after spotting a gap in the market for a floral designer serving...

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