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Pulsar Instruments wins large EU contract despite Brexit

Yorkshire based noise measurement experts Pulsar Instruments have kickstarted the new year by winning a valuable EU contract worth £100k despite new challenges due to Brexit.

The Rt Hon David Gauke becomes first patron of ex-offender recruitment firm

Former Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon David Gauke, has become the first patron of Offploy – a Yorkshire-headquartered...

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Charity say a huge thank you to NHS Charities Together

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Charity is thanking every donor who came forwards and supported NHS Charities Together national Covid-19 campaign, as the charity has...

Yorkshire gritting pro’s five top tips for driving in the snow

Paul Dyson, owner of Yorkshire-based private gritting company Gritting Direct has experienced his busiest month to date due to extensive snowfall throughout January in...

Leading Security Provider Expands Into New Space

Today the commercial security firms Oracle Vision and Oracle Fire relocated into larger premises in the first step of its ambitious growth plans.

Boiler company helps heat people experiencing homelessness

Yorkshire boiler company Boiler Central is partnering with national homeless charity, Crisis throughout January to raise essential funds. The campaign will see Boiler Central...

Synergy Car Leasing’s first TV advertising campaign airs

Harrogate-based Synergy Car Leasing is celebrating a successful start to its first TV advertising campaign, as the business continues to invest in its growth plan.

1000th Finance For Enterprise Start Up Loan helps Barnsley plumber turn up the heat...

A Barnsley-based entrepreneur who found himself facing redundancy during the first national lockdown has become the 1000th recipient of a Start Up Loan delivered...

CT1 and Wickes Seal a Deal to Stock Wonder-Product

CT1, the UK’s Number 1 sealant and adhesive, has secured a major new agreement with Wickes, which will see the nation’s favourite ‘Snag List Eliminator’ stocked nationwide at its 250+ stores, including all of those across Yorkshire and the North West

Browns Books opens new chapter in growth story with move to Melton West

Educational supplier Browns Books is opening a new chapter in the history of the business by relocating to developer Wykeland Group’s Melton West business park.

Pantera Property appoints former Leeds King Sturge partner as non-executive chairman

Growing valuations and disposals firm Pantera Property, based in Harrogate, has appointed property expert Colin Fell as non-executive chairman. With over 40 years of building...

Leeds-based IDS Group secures government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus certification for commitment to cyber security

Leeds-headquartered software and security specialist IDS Group has been accredited with the Government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus scheme certification. Part of the UK Government’s National Cyber...

December 2020 corporate and individual insolvency statistics – R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to today's publication...

From zero to multi-million revenue: Hexagon Consultants ended 2020 with a 5-year milestone

Back in 2015 Peter Ahye and Sue Williams founded Hexagon Consultants. A new business that started with zero revenue, and no clients, has rapidly...

Quiz tech company creates free virtual quiz platform for schools

Quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing has created a new, free to use version of its industry-leading virtual quiz hosting platform specifically for teachers and pupils, as it looks to support both remote and classroom-based learning across the UK during t

JCT600 completes redevelopment of Audi Doncaster

As part of an ongoing programme to enhance its dealerships, JCT600 has upgraded its Audi Doncaster showroom on Wheatley Hall Road. The 650m2 Doncaster showroom...

Heald signs mater distributor agreement with South East Asia Distributor, ESCO

Heald, a world-class innovator in the field of perimeter security technology and the largest manufacturer of quality security equipment in the UK, has announced...

Exodus of London’s media talent heads to Yorkshire

An influx of media talent heads north from London for a better quality of life living and working in Yorkshire.

JCT600 celebrates two winners in the Automotive 30% Club’s Inspiring Women Awards

Having supported the Automotive 30% Club for the last two years as part of its ongoing commitment to attracting more women into the industry,...

Solutionize Global utilises digital comms to address retention of top tech talent

Successful virtual onboarding can be key to tackling the UK’s technology skills shortage and become the “future of recruitment”, says Kirsty Carter, chief of...

New Beverley Flemingate store will give community the perfect One Stop for household essentials

A new convenience store is opening at the Flemingate centre in Beverley, East Yorkshire, to provide a valuable service during lockdown and beyond.

Managing director of Teesside outsourcing company says working from home doesn’t mean call centres...

As the UK enters another COVID-19 lockdown, Martin Anderson, managing director of Lemon Business Solutions, has warned that remote working is no excuse for...

Yorkshire & Humber set to be global ‘smart city’ pioneers

A Leeds-based start-up is to lead a new government-backed project that will make Yorkshire and Humber a global pioneer in the field of smart cities.

State-of-the-art internet connectivity arrives at Thorp Arch Estate giving a boost to rural businesses

Rural business park, Thorp Arch Estate, near Wetherby, is marking a significant milestone in its 60-year history as it celebrates the installation of full fibre internet, directly into business premises based on the park.

Catterick-based manufacturing firm invests seven figure sum in eco-friendly operation

Hellens Group, which has businesses in the construction, manufacturing, property and social housing sectors across the North East and North Yorkshire, has invested in...

Brighouse welded mesh manufacturer announces £2m investment and new jobs as it celebrates its...

After 125 years of trading, welded steel mesh manufacturer Siddall and Hilton Products has started the New Year with a bang, announcing its largest...

Investment by Yorkshire-based YFM enables consumer insight business to scale-up

Fast-growing consumer insights business Vypr plans to strengthen its sales and marketing operations as it invests in its team and expands into new sectors...

MagiClick enters the UK market with the acquisition of financial services specialist Dock9

MagiClick, a leading provider of digital technology and design capabilities with a strong presence across Turkey and the MENA region, has acquired London-based specialist...

Wykeland gives landmark Whitefriargate buildings a sensitive facelift

Developer Wykeland Group has carried out a programme of sensitive cleaning works to smarten up landmark buildings in Hull city centre.

Content is king, but page experience is now queen

Google releases algorithm updates frequently and throughout 2020 and heading into 2021 we have seen a shift of importance towards page experience.

YDBC records solid year of growth

Yorkshire-based building regulations consultancy and Approved Inspector, YDBC Ltd, has recorded a solid year of growth following its acquisition 12 months ago by Leeds-based counterpart, C80 Group.

Wykeland and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust extend partnership with Melton West ecology agreement

Wykeland Group and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have agreed a formal relationship for the management of an enhanced area of woodland, natural habitat and recreation at Melton West business park in East Yorkshire.

Global courier moves to one of last few remaining depots at South Kirkby Enterprise...

Couriers Deltec International expands with new depot at Data Drive, Soth Kirkby in a deal negotiated by Carter Towler

City & Capital Group targets significant growth with shake-up of industry norms and key...

The City & Capital Group is preparing for significant growth in 2021, following the launch of a fixed fee recruitment proposition for financial planning...

Smith Brothers energises 65MW of renewables projects

Electrical engineering firm, Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd, has connected two solar farms to the grid – collectively generating up to 65MW of clean energy...

Belmayne extols achievements of learners

Dronfield-based Belmayne Independent Chartered Financial Planners is celebrating the achievements of a trio of rising stars who are forging careers in financial services.

BrightCloud Group shortlisted at industry awards

Following on from a challenging year for many within the industry, BrightCloud Group, the Leeds-based contact centre and customer experience specialist, has been named...

Online employability skills platform sees 1,600% uplift during pandemic

ShortlistMe – a platform that enables users to boost their employability skills in an experiential learning environment – has revealed that it has experienced...

Leeds Company Cures Backup Ailments For Prestigious College

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has taken the health of its IT system to the next level by enlisting CloudCover 365, from Leeds based cloud computing and disaster recovery specialist, virtualDCS, to back up and protect all its Microsoft 365 ser

Clarion team raises £15,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice

Leeds law firm Clarion has beaten its fundraising target and raised £15,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice, its nominated charity for 2019/20. The biggest hospice in...

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