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Yorkshire-based entrepreneur launches Scotland’s first spirit expo

Leeds-based entrepreneur, Jasmine Wheelhouse, will launch Scotland’s first spirit and cocktail festival in Dumfries in February 2019. The founder of award-winning event, The Gin Fayre, will introduce Craft Spirit Expo, to hundreds of people in Dumfries on February 16, 2019 at Easterbrook Hall. Eight other Craft Spirit Expo events will take place

Ambitious Yorkshire tech firm expands with six new recruits

Huddersfield-based tech firm, yboo, has recruited six new staff as the company continues its ambitious growth strategy to bring the money saving app to 60m smartphone users in the UK. Loren Birkett, Keely Robinson, Josh Hoyle, Helen Cullinane, Mike Constantinou and Phil Kershaw all join the firm to raise the profile of

Student success celebrated at Town Hall award ceremony

A host of achievements were celebrated at the annual Leeds College of Building Awards Night. Hosted at Leeds Town Hall, the poignant event celebrates the achievements of students over the 2017/2018 academic year. Winners are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but also for going the “extra mile,” overcoming adversity,

Search begins for Yorkshire’s top directors

The search is on for the most talented company directors in Yorkshire and the North East. Entries have opened for the Director of the Year Awards 2019, run by the Institute of Directors (IoD) to honour the best in business leadership. New categories have been added for 2019 to recognise the Young

Roofing students return from vocational trip of a lifetime

Two Leeds College of Building apprentices have just returned from the trip of a lifetime after winning a competition to go on an all-expenses-paid journey to northern Spain for three days. The students flew to Madrid and then on to the famous CUPA PIZARRAS quarries - the biggest tectonic natural slate

Two Leeds Trinity students awarded the Ken Hodgson Memorial Prize for Business

Two exceptional students from Leeds Trinity University have been awarded the Ken Hodgson Memorial Prize for Business which recognises academic excellence and services to the community and business. Emily Outram, a third-year Business and Management student, and Richard Todd, who is in the final year of a degree in Accounting and

Doozy Vape Co continues growth with two new recruits

Specialist e-liquid manufacturer, Doozy Vape Co, has recruited Myles Jensen as head of marketing and Bradley Jensen as head of social as the company continues its rapid growth. With over 3 years’ experience in the marketing industry, Myles Jensen’s role will include taking all marketing plans from concept to execution, as

Energy firm’s “grandad” gives something back following decade long service award

The longest-serving member of staff at Kinect Energy Group in Elland is helping give something back to the community after being rewarded time-off to pursue voluntary work for his dedication to the business. Peter Hopla, who is affectionately nicknamed ‘Grandad’ by his colleagues, received the opportunity to work for a charity

Environmental consultancy supports business growth with cloud-based HR software

RSK Group Ltd – one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancy groups – has invested in cloud-based HR software from Cascade, to support company growth. Established in 1989, the Cheshire-based firm has been helping organisations worldwide to achieve their business goals, both cost-effectively and with minimum environmental and social impact. Their

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