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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 CaptureOurWedding.com, which allows couples to sign up for free

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

IT companies join forces following merger

IT companies, Leeds-based Firstnet and Manchester-based Select Data Centres, have merged to form a new business under the name of Firstnet Group. The deal combines Select’s specialist expertise in data centre design and construction with Firstnet’s service expertise in connectivity, networks, managed IT, cloud platforms, system co-location and disaster recovery. The new

Enjoy Digital appointed by cyber security expert to boost online growth

Enjoy Digital is celebrating being appointed by cyber security specialist and industry leader, CensorNet, to provide retained digital marketing services. The latest appointment comes shortly after the integrated digital agency reported revenue figures of £2.9m at the end of its financial year, signifying even further growth. The agency will assist CensorNet in

Automotive manufacturers to create new jobs in South Kirkby

VFS Ltd, a Southampton-based manufacturing firm specialising in vehicle conversion, is to develop new trading premises in South Kirkby, West Yorkshire, thanks to funding worth over £1.5 million from NatWest. The investment will allow the business, winners of ‘What Van’ Converter of the Year in 2016, to hire new employees, increase

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