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Motivational social media tool now available for free during COVID-19

SoAmpli, a social selling platform that empowers employees to share valuable content online, is being offered for free to Coronavirus-struck businesses. As enterprises battle the...

Direct Voice and Data acquires Logical Telecom as part of its growth plans

Direct Voice and Data has acquired Logical Telecom as part of its ambitious growth through acquisition plans. Huddersfield based, Direct Voice & Data, offers a...

Museum Fit-Out Company At Forefront Of Experiential Attractions

Specialist museum workshop The Workhaus brings leading technology to experiential attractions across the UK.

York-based SpeedQuizzing launches virtual pub quiz app and hosting platform

York-based quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing has come up with the perfect answer to save the pub quiz and provide much needed entertainment to home-bound Brits.

Digital agency launches e-commerce initiative to help struggling businesses

GRM Digital offers support to three businesses struggling to trade because of coronavirus

Yorkshire tech firm pays staff to undertake NHS volunteering

Elland-headquartered technology specialist Vapour Cloud has decided that colleagues from throughout the entire business will be given paid leave to undertake NHS volunteering and...

Specialist Glass Products increases productivity by 137%

Huddersfield-based glass manufacturer Specialist Glass Products have drastically improved productivity with the installation of new state-of-the-art machinery in its new purpose-built factory space. A new...

New Yorkshire Property Business Offers Flexible Option To UK Housing Market

The impact of the spread of Covid-19 has created an uncertain time for the UK housing market. However, 321 Move are proud to provide an alternative to the traditional sale of property on the open market.

Jobs created as Thorp Arch business park scheme is fully let

Harrogate-based developer Marrtree has reported that its 20,000 sq ft business park next to Thorp Arch Estate near Wetherby is now fully let, less than 12 months after construction was completed.

Local mum and author creates book to help children through coronavirus

A Yorkshire-based mum and businesswoman has created a storybook to reassure children throughout these uncertain times.

Huddersfield PR agency Shortlisted in National Graduate Recruitment Awards

Huddersfield based marketing and PR agency, KC Communications has been shortlisted in the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards following a nomination by the University...

Yorkshire’s Got Talent

Following the announcement that tech start-up, Caroo, has extended its offering of free recruitment to businesses across Yorkshire, the recruitment platform has unveiled some...

Yorkshire soap helps in fight against coronavirus

Global soap base and speciality ingredients manufacturer, Stephenson, is taking steps to help support cosmetic brands and manufacturers in their production of soap bars...

Landmark Bradford Telegraph and Argus building sold to London developer

Property consultant Eddisons has sold one of Bradford’s best-known buildings, Newsquest’s iconic Telegraph and Argus headquarters in the city centre.

£1m investment will help plant hire firm reach new heights

A fast-growing Sheffield plant hire firm is investing over £1m in its fleet with the help of a loan from NPIF - Mercia Debt Finance, which is managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

New medical devices firm secures £650k NPIF investment

A new medical device supplier which aims to offer UK hospitals the latest innovations from around the world has secured a £650,000 investment from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment

Top marks for Manningham Housing Association

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has been awarded the highest achievable gradings by the independent body responsible for overseeing the performance of housing associations in...

Big brands demand green products as Leach launches eco range

Graphic display specialist Leach has revealed the latest ‘eco’ additions to its portfolio, following 12 months of research and development alongside a focused industry...

Chancellor COVID-19 workers package announcement – R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to COVID-19 employee support measures announced last week (20 March) by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP:

Gala Group Optimistically Forecast Growth Despite Threat of COVID – 19

Gala Tent remains optimistic after achieving a 5% growth at the end of the first quarter of 2020 and moving into March is still confident of further growth, despite the threat of COVID – 19 looming, which poses a real danger to every business on....

Affordable homes scheme boosts Cleckheaton regeneration

A former derelict site close to Cleckheaton town centre has been transformed into an impressive affordable housing development by Unity Homes and Enterprise. Seven brand...

Young Creative Sheffield Entrepreneur Featured on Forbes’ Prestigious “30 Under 30 Europe”

This week, Forbes released it’s fifth annual edition of its “30 Under 30 Europe” list - featuring 300 young visionaries boldly redefining ten industries...

Yorkshire Bed Maker Launches Urban Tree Planting Scheme in Local Community

One of Great Britain’s most innovative bed manufacturers, Harrison Spinks, has enhanced its sustainability credentials further by planting 90 native British broad leaf trees at Sharp Lane Primary School in South Leeds. The company has also committed

Separated parents urged to put differences aside for their children in unprecedented times

With schools across Yorkshire now closed, Jones Myers niche family law firm is urging divorced and separated parents to work together for the best...

Harrogate-based Indian food entrepreneur offers free meals to those in need during Coronavirus outbreak

A Harrogate-based food entrepreneur is offering free Indian ready meals to vulnerable people in North Yorkshire during the Coronavirus outbreak. Monalisa, who launched her business...

Work experience student returns as chemist at manufacturer

A Yorkshire-based chemical manufacturer has strengthened its technical department with the appointment of a new team member. Sam Blakeley, 25, has joined Airedale Chemical as...

UKcaravans4hire appoints two new members of staff

In line with growth ambitions, Huddersfield-based online booking platform UKcaravans4hire has appointed two new customer service advisors to the team with the aim of...

North West tech firm offers free recruitment for businesses and candidates

Tech start up, Caroo, is extending its offer of free recruitment to businesses across the North-West and Yorkshire in a bid to support them...

Yorkshire companies launch independent ‘Coronavirus Yorkshire Business Support Group’

A group of local businesses from a variety of industries have joined forces to lend a helping hand to others throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

Online vet launches 24/7 service

Veterinary technology company, Vet-AI, has launched a continuous online service to provide remote consultations to UK pet owners 24 hours a day, seven days a week via its remote veterinary care app, Joii.

Leading tech firm provides free software to help local enterprises

Panintelligence is offering its business intelligence solutions for free to support and empower Yorkshire organisations in the wake of the global disruption caused by...

Simon Bailes Peugeot supplies purpose-built minibus to Ripon Community Link

A purpose-built minibus supplied by Simon Bailes Peugeot is already making a huge difference to a Ripon charity. The Peugeot Boxer – now christened James...

Postponed event feeds the homeless

Yorkshire Choice Awards event organisers and Leeds United Elland Road donate hundreds of meals to Yorkshire homeless charities after their awards event postponed

Coronavirus- Considerations for Employers & HR teams

Zoe Roberts, associate in Clarion’s employment team, takes a look at the current fast-changing situation regarding coronavirus and its implications on businesses...

Yorkshire-based commercial finance consultancy sets up COVID-19 finance advice line

A national helpline has been set up in West Yorkshire to help businesses survive the Coronavirus crisis. Commercial Finance Consultancy ABL Business has set up the advice line to provide information on the Government’s CBILS (Coronavirus Business

Danny’s sparking success in Sheffield

A bright spark from Frecheville, Sheffield has landed himself an apprenticeship after shining during a work experience placement. In the spotlight, Danny Walsh, 20, has...

Harrogate-based Rooster’s scoops six awards at prestigious beer competition & teams with Leeds brewery...

Harrogate-based Rooster’s Brewing Co was one of the big winners at the highly prestigious SIBA Independent Beer Awards, scooping six gongs for its critically acclaimed beers.

Renewable energy facility gets green light for funding

A North East based renewable energy developer has secured additional funding to construct biogas generation facilities in Staffordshire, with help from UK Top 100 northern law firm Ward Hadaway.

Bawtry Kitchen Specialist Targets Growth after Securing Launchpad Support

A Bawtry-based husband and wife team who sought to inspire property owners by making the most of their homes have expanded their company Meliora’s operations after calling on help from a unique business support programme which aims to help.

Begbies Traynor supports Bradford children’s charity

Begbies Traynor, the UK’s leading independent insolvency firm, is the latest Yorkshire business to lend its support to One in a Million, a Bradford-based charity that works with disadvantaged children and young people across the city.

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