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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

Yorkshire payments provider appoints senior members to team

Brighouse-based Yorkshire Payments has recruited two new relationship managers to support its growing client-base. Mark Dickson and Adrian Smith join the business to work directly with both new and existing Yorkshire Payments clients. Their role will include building and maintaining relationships with clients and key personnel within customer companies. Founder

Kirklees businesses encouraged to share spare space with the community

Businesses across Kirklees are being encouraged to open up their free space to volunteers, groups and organisations and become part of a sharing revolution.   Comoodle, the unique community sharing project run by Kirklees Council and supported by The Mayor’s Challenge run by former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, is looking

National footwear retailer awards three year HR contract to West Yorkshire specialists

A West Yorkshire HR and employment law firm has secured a three year contract working with national high street footwear retailer Moda in Pelle. Howarths, based in Cleckheaton, will deliver strategic HR and employment law support to the popular footwear brand, which has over 200 employees and more than 40 stores

Yorkshire-based lighting company puts itself in the spotlight

A Cleckheaton-based specialist lighting company, Wedding Venue Lighting has been awarded Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award. Set up by founder and managing director, Matt Butcher, a former wedding DJ, Wedding Venue Lighting was inspired by his passion for the technical side of weddings. The business offers a range

Agency welcomes a new face into PR team

Brighouse-based Faith PR has continued its business boom in 2017 with the appointment of a PR account manager. Hayley Paterson joins the award-winning PR agency following previous roles as a press officer for BPP Professional Education Group, a senior journalist for Johnston Press and online reporter for The 33-year-old joins just

Senior appointment prompts formation of innovation team

Kiklees-based Graphics display specialist Leach now has its own innovation department, following the appointment of a senior expert in industrial design. Mike Willshaw joins as head of innovation, after an extensive 20-year career designing consumer goods, packaging, FMCG, medical and promotional materials. Bringing a wealth of experience in manufacturing technologies, 3D printing

Yorkshire wedding firm bag duo of industry awards

A Cleckheaton-based wedding lighting business has been named the winner of two categories at the I Do Wedding Awards 2017. Wedding Venue Lighting won Yorkshire’s Best Venue Styling award and Yorkshire and East Midland’s Best in Exhibition Awards. The third annual I Do Wedding Awards, presented by hostess, JoJo of Capital FM

Luxury door manufacturer enrols help of students for latest designs

Pictured are Competition winners Abigail Bailey, Leigh Nikita Cain and Ben Hunter display their designs.   Bespoke door manufacturer Deuren has enrolled the help of three design students to develop its next cutting-edge craftsmanship.  Three creative young minds from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) were chosen as the winners of a competition