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Workshop puts spotlight on mental health issues in workplace

Business owners and HR professionals will receive valuable insights into dealing with mental health problems in the workplace at work at an event in Sheffield on November 8. With an increasing number of employees affected by mental health conditions - which result in spiralling costs to employers - keynote speaker, Kate

HS2 launches public consultations on plans to extend the railway North

Plans for the development of Britain’s new high speed railway between the Midlands and the North moved a step closer today, as HS2 Ltd revealed more detailed design proposals. Construction of the Phase One route between Birmingham and London is now well underway with 7,000 jobs already supported through the project.

Sweet times ahead for chocolate manufacturer

A Yorkshire confectionery company is thriving in Europe and beyond despite the continuing uncertainties of Brexit. Whitakers Chocolates, the UK’s largest supplier of personalised chocolates, based in Skipton, has seen its export strategy triumph with orders from as far afield as Uruguay contributing to a 30 per cent increase in sales

Brandon Medical receives second Queen’s Award

A Yorkshire medtech company has been awarded the most coveted accolade in British business – for the second time – in recognition of its export fuelled strategic growth. The Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Ed Anderson, presented the Queens’s Award for International Trade to Brandon Medical which designs, manufactures, installs and

Thriving Minds conference empowers businesses to aid employee wellbeing

A specialist employment law firm which focuses on mental health in the workplace is hosting a conference for business and HR leaders on World Mental Health Day. The Thriving Minds conference, organised by Leeds-based Thrive Law, is taking place on Wednesday 10th October at The Mansion in Roundhay. The event will

Yorkshire-based fashion brand launches new collection worldwide

A Leeds-based fashion brand has launched a new collection of hats which is now being sold in 28 countries worldwide. Founded in 2013, Kempadoo Millar is the brand behind a range of stylish flat-caps and baker boys, known as Express Yourself 18. The designs are made from luxury British-made cloth and manufactured

Pioneering natural health company makes double appointment

A Yorkshire-based health supplement business strengthens its team with two new appointments as demand grows for its innovative products, both at home and abroad. BetterYou Ltd, which provides superior supplementation solutions using innovative delivery mechanisms of those nutrients increasingly omitted in today’s modern diets and lifestyles, has appointed a new

First Bus appoints Delete to drive online customer experience

Following a three-month competitive pitch, one of the largest bus operators in the UK, First Bus, part of FirstGroup PLC has appointed Leeds and London digital agency Delete to lead a programme of customer experience (CX) website transformation. The appointment comes as part of a wider strategic commitment by First