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Entrepreneur puts Marxist Capitalism under the spotlight at Chamber Means Business

For many, the principles of Adam Smith and Karl Marx may make uncomfortable bedfellows, but a successful Barnsley entrepreneur will be sharing the secrets to his success which have been built around following Marxist-Capitalist principles at this year’s Chamber Means Business event, hosted by Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce.

Barnsley town centre gears up for summer

More than 200m of brand new hoardings have been installed along Cheapside, May Day Green and Kendray Street, providing an injection of colour as Barnsley town centre readies itself for a busy summer of activities. The new hoardings have been specifically created to provide locals and town visitors with more information about The

Gibson Booth Business Solutions & Insolvency appoints new director

One of the region’s top business solutions and insolvency businesses has appointed a new director. Gareth Peckett has joined Gibson Booth Business Solutions & Insolvency Limited, the firm where he trained more than ten years ago, to further strengthen its offering as a leading provider of business solutions. Gareth is a licensed insolvency

Tipi company asks “Who Are Yorkshire’s Most Inspirational Individuals”?

Do you know someone truly inspirational? A Yorkshire tipi company is looking for the region’s most dedicated volunteers. Totally Tipi, based in Barnsley, is launching the 100 Smiles campaign – an initiative which will give those who dedicate their lives to making other people happy some well-deserved recognition. Laura Drury, director at

South Yorkshire surveyors open new purpose-built HQ

A surveying and engineering company has invested £500,000 in a new purpose-built headquarters in South Yorkshire.   1st Horizon, which specialises in 3-dimensional laser scanning of buildings and surveying for underground pipes and cables, has turned a former fizzy drinks factory in Barnsley into its new home. The company will officially open

Rotherham school gets Cutting Edge entrance

Barnsley-based laser cutting expert, Cutting Technologies, has teamed up with local sculptor, Michael Johnson, to bring education to life. Herringthorpe Junior School, based in Rotherham, commissioned Michael to create a decorative screen which covered the Junior School’s entrance The screen formed part of a literacy trail and focussed around a quote from Wind

Barnsley accountants expand with two new appointments

Barnsley-based Gibson Booth Ltd has strengthened its accountancy and tax departments with two new appointments. Helen Needham has joined Gibson Booth as accounts senior from a Sheffield-based accountancy firm and Anne Cook has been appointed as a tax senior, after working at an accountancy practice in West Yorkshire. Helen holds a degree

Finance Yorkshire backed health company targets £5m turnover

An award-winning health supplements business is targeting sales of more than £5m this year as demand grows for its innovative products at home and abroad.  BetterYou, based in Barnsley, supplies a range of supplements including oral vitamin sprays and transdermal magnesium to independent retailers, health stores and pharmacies across the UK.  It

Alhambra Shopping Centre goes from strength to strength

The South Yorkshire based shopping centre has bucked the national trend for vacancy rates after it announced the centre is now fully let after a string of recent lettings to national retailers. The Alhambra Shopping Centre, located in the heart of Barnsley town centre, now has full occupancy since signing up

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