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Training fuels growth for Huddersfield digital marketing agency

Huddersfield-based digital marketing agency Splitpixel has its eyes on further growth following the start of a new staff training programme.  The firm's digital marketing manager, Michelle Millar, has just completed the HubSpot Agency Partner Certificate, which will help elevate the team's profile in the lucrative marketing automation space.  A long-standing advocate of

New starters at Vital Technology Group to support continued growth

Vital Technology Group, the Wetherby-based provider of business IT services, has recruited two new members of staff to help support its plans for further growth. Will Brayson has joined Vital’s award-winning IT apprenticeship scheme, while Max Butterfield brings with him three years’ experience as a web designer. Over the next year Will

Revolutionary marking system makes North Yorkshire sheep-theft free zone

A revolutionary marking system aimed at stemming – and eliminating – the rising tide of sheep rustling in North Yorkshire is being trialled on a Moors farm near Castleton.   TecTracer has been developed by York-based Trace-in-Metal, which pioneered a ground-breaking marking system to protect church roofs from lead thieves, and

Leeds teacher collaborates with local school to innovate behaviour management

A Leeds-based teacher has created an interactive whiteboard app to help a local primary school innovate its classroom behaviour. Former teacher and special educational needs support worker, Oliver Brandon-Davies, has teamed up with Little London Community Primary School to successfully trial his interactive technology, Trackit Lights. Oliver, who has worked in teaching

Forgemasters wins early offshore contract

Sheffield Forgemasters has won a £5.5 million contract with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the first major offshore oil industry development in two years.  Sheffield Forgemasters' offshore oil & gas specialist, Vulcan SFM, secured the contract to supply 73 steel castings ranging from 0.5 tonnes to 19.5 tonnes, for a semi-submersible oil

GCI acquires Blue Chip to lead digital transformation

Managed technology Services Provider GCI has today announced its fifth and largest transaction within the last 18 months, with the acquisition of highly regarded managed IT services company Blue Chip. This makes GCI one of the largest privately owned managed service providers in the UK with 500 staff, turnover approaching £100m and

York Science Park welcomes commercial expert to its board

York Science Park has announced the latest appointment to its board of directors, Alan Millard. Alan brings with him a wealth of commercial experience to the organisation, strengthening the Science Park’s reputation as a home to innovation.   Alan has joined the board as a non-executive director, having stepped down from

Million pound investment to fuel national expansion of Yorkshire cloud tech firm

Yorkshire-based Vapour Cloud has received a £1m injection, to support its national expansion. The investment from Seneca Partners will see the tech firm plough further capital into the continued innovation of its bespoke cloud solutions. The money will also help boost the team’s headcount by 20 per cent, with new

Selby technology centre helps to secure RHS Chelsea Gold Medal

The team at a North Yorkshire Technology Centre are celebrating after plants that they grew were part of an exhibit that was awarded gold medals at both the Chelsea and Chatsworth Flower Shows.  Stockbridge Technology Centre was called upon by the East Yorkshire based European division of American seed company W