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Howarths seminar to help Yorkshire SMEs prepare for introduction of GDPR

A West Yorkshire HR and employment law specialist will deliver a seminar to help Yorkshire SMEs understand the requirements of the new GDPR (General Data Protection Act) that will come into effect in May 2018. Howarths will guide businesses through the principles of GDPR – which will replace the Data Protection

Sale of “TV cottage”‘ leads to rebrand for Yorkshire business agent as it targets growth

The sale of an iconic TV cottage has led to an extensive re-brand for one of Yorkshire’s longest-running business estate agents. Leeds-based Ernest Wilson has unveiled a new-look corporate identity following a significant investment to modernise its marketing communications and deliver a 30 per cent business growth target this year. The project

Sabre cuts swathe into top 1000 to watch

Cleckheaton based worldwide logistics enterprise, Sabre Ocean Solutions, has advanced its position to become highlighted by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report published this summer is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across

HQ overhaul underway for property experts Towngate

A comprehensive refurbishment has begun to revitalise Woodvale House, the Brighouse base of commercial and industrial lettings specialist Towngate PLC. The construction of the offices was originally completed by the property experts in the early nineties, when it became their headquarters. However, the current revamp is the first overhaul of the

Sabre cuts swathe into top 1000 to watch

Cleckheaton based worldwide logistics enterprise, Sabre Ocean Solutions, has advanced its position to become highlighted by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report published this summer is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across

Yorkshire-based wedding firm champions British manufacturers

A Yorkshire-based wedding lighting business has partnered with a portable dance floor manufacturer to expand its product offering and better service its wedding clients across the UK. Cleckheaton-based Wedding Venue Lighting has collaborated with local manufacturer, Portable Floormakers to create a range of unique portable dancefloors for all occasions. Wedding Venue Lighting

Yorkshire stadium renamed after local business

A Brighouse-based payment services provider has signed a contract to become the new name for the local football ground. Thornhill Brigg Mills-based Yorkshire Payments has secured headline sponsorship for three seasons of Brighouse Town AFC which includes renaming the ground to the Yorkshire Payments stadium. As part of the lucrative five-figure three-year

New used car concept to launch in West Yorkshire following six-figure investment

A new used car concept will launch in West Yorkshire next month, following months of preparation and over £150,000 of investment.  The Car Spot, based in Sowerby Bridge, is set to create six new jobs for the area and will provide customers with a different way to sell their vehicle. The idea is simple — when someone takes their car to The Car Spot, the company

Yorkshire-based vehicle-rental firm awarded Business of the Month

Yorkshire-based Arrow Self Drive has been awarded Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award.  The company is a family-run business and is Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle rental company with eight depots throughout the region. Arrow Self Drive has experienced steady, controlled growth going from a two-man operation with a handful

Co-Operative invests over £500,000 launching three new-look food stores

Central England Co-operative has spent £500,000 on three new-look food stores in Yorkshire. The major investment in the county has resulted in former Wooldale Co-operative stores being revamped in Wooldale Road, Holmfirth, Holmfirth Road, New Mill, and Springwood Road, Thongsbridge, offering a wide range of products and services to meet the

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