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Yorkshire welcomes global PR professionals to the region

A York PR and communications firm is preparing to welcome PR specialists from around the globe to the city this week. The Partners Group will host the fifth International Public Relations Team (IPRTeam) network conference in York, bringing together PR professionals from Europe, the USA, India, Australia and New Zealand to

Tech event set to support ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has been chosen as the nominated beneficiary of funds raised during the upcoming Innovation & Disruption event. The inaugural four-hour tech showcase will take place at Aspire, Leeds, on Thursday 19 October, offering business and IT professionals the opportunity to experience the newest innovations that are set

Finance Yorkshire investment boosts Yorkshire economy

Investments by Finance Yorkshire have created or safeguarded more than 16,000 jobs in the region, new figures reveal. Since its launch seven years ago, the SME funder has invested in more than 500 SMEs across Yorkshire and the Humber. The figures show that Finance Yorkshire’s investments have enabled those companies to increase

HomeServe South Yorkshire backs national Gas Safety Week

A Barnsley-based heating firm is encouraging homeowners across south Yorkshire to give their gas appliances an annual safety check this week in support of a national awareness campaign. HomeServe South Yorkshire is backing Gas Safety Week (18-24 September) by urging local residents to ensure a Gas Safe registered engineer has inspected

Leeds entrepreneur to be “Kwizzed” by millionaire investors

A Leeds technology entrepreneur will appear on the next episode of Dragons’ Den. The founder and managing director of revolutionary pub quiz technology KwizzBit, can be seen entering the den on BBC Two on Sunday evening. Mark Walsh will pitch to the panel of infamous "Dragons" in the hope of securing

Onstate boss gets on his bike for charity

A motorbike-loving company director will be suiting up in his finest attire and getting on his bike for charity this weekend. On Sunday, September 24, Richard Day creative director of Leeds-based ecommerce agency Onstate, will be joining tens of thousands of distinguished gentlefolk in hundreds of cities worldwide as part of the global Distinguished Gentleman’s

Minister to name and shame councils on business rates

Responding to Local Government Minister Marcus Jones’ decision to publish a list of local authorities that have successfully administered the rates relief schemes announced at the Budget next month, Mike Cherry, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) national chairman, said:  “We have been calling for Ministerial intervention to unblock the emergency hardship relief, announced

East Yorkshire business continues growth following major contract wins

Arc Flash protective clothing specialist, ProGARM, is celebrating its recent growth following major contract wins with global industry leaders Siemens, Kier and Murphy. The family owned business, which supplies its pioneering Arc Flash garments across the glob, is upgrading its protective helmet, as well as preparing for the launch of two