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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

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

Yorkshire entrepreneurs launch “world first” price comparison site for wedding photography

Two Yorkshire entrepreneurs have designed and launched a new online price comparison website designed to allow engaged couples to source, ‘meet’, book and pay for wedding photographers and videographers via a single platform. Business partners Chris Howarth and Natasha Miller have established, which allows couples to sign up for free

First tech business confirmed for Bruntwood’s Platform building

The first tech business has been confirmed for the flagship Platform building by Leeds station. Property company, Bruntwood, has agreed a deal to bring digital design house, LightStar to the building. The company is taking workspace in the tech hub which sits over three floors of the 13-storey building, and offers a

Luxury shoemaker hotfoots it Onstate for new website

A British luxury footwear brand that supplies shoes to 007 James Bond has a new spring in its step, thanks to a Leeds-based ecommerce agency. Onstate's new website for Crockett & Jones, which offers consumer friendly functionality, also features masses of rich content generated by the firm's in-house marketing team, which was able to

CCTV firm secures £150k to pursue vision for growth

A Sheffield company which provides CCTV and security systems to hundreds of industrial and commercial sites throughout the UK has secured £150,000 funding to help it expand from NPIF – Enterprise Ventures Debt Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Vision CCTV Ltd specialises in the design, installation and maintenance

Huddersfield restaurant joins “sharing revolution”

A popular restaurant in the heart of Huddersfield has opened its doors to help people and groups as part of the unique, community sharing project, Comoodle. Med One restaurant is one of a number of businesses across Kirklees who have signed up to the online platform and shared its ‘space’ for

Huddersfield digital agency completes biggest project yet for multinational brand

Huddersfield-based digital marketing agency Splitpixel has completed a mammoth six-month website redevelopment project for multinational brand Sodexo, marking the team’s largest assignment to date. Sodexo Group is the nineteenth largest employer in the world, operating in 80 countries with annual revenues of more than €20 billion. The UK division known as Sodexo

The Shopper Agency appoints We Are Boutique

Shopper experience business The Shopper Agency has appointed full service media communications agency We Are Boutique to raise its B2B profile. Boutique initially started working with their Holbeck neighbours to offer strategic support, helping optimise the agency’s owned channels through digital insights and brand workshops. Since July they’ve been appointed on