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Halifax engineering firm gets boost from Made in Britain campaign

Halifax-based James Heal, a leading manufacturer of premium quality textile testing instruments and consumables worldwide, has joined the prestigious Made in Britain initiative. With a 1000-strong membership including manufacturers of all sizes, making hundreds of different kinds of products, Made in Britain is the official collective mark for British manufacturers and

Trainee lawyer swaps Wellington Place for Wall Street on global secondment

Leeds-based top 200 corporate law firm, Shulmans LLP, has strengthened its international reach by introducing a new programme of professional learning opportunities.  Trainee lawyer Gillian McKechnie, has completed a secondment with New York-based Solomon Blum Heymann LLP, marking the first phase in a series of global work placements. Shulmans, which operates from

Guildhawk to host digital event in “booming” Sheffield

Sheffield, London and Lithuania-based language services company Guildhawk is set to bring the region’s digital community together at a specialist technology and coding event in Sheffield today. Led by Guildhawk’s CEO and founder Jurga Zilinskiene, attendees will get the chance to learn about the company’s innovative new technology project and vision

Sauce spices up home heating market with smart tech

A smart tech specialist which has grown tenfold in just three years is working with one of the UK’s leading home heating providers to revolutionise its business. Sauce has become the outstanding success story of Hull’s Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) tech hub, growing from a loose collection of three friends

Alternative fashion retailer opens at Trinity Leeds’ BLK BX

Independent fashion brand, Damaged Society, has opened its doors at BLK BX – Trinity Leeds’ pioneering new retail experience. Offering both men’s and womenswear, visitors will be able to browse through brands including Vans, Dr Martens and Fearless Illustration, as well as their own collection of streetwear clothing. Dan Wharton, marketing manager

Leeds enterprise behind new Angry Birds PlayStation®VR game

A Leeds-based games business has helped bring the new Angry Birds PlayStation®VR game to life. XR Games, in collaboration with Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and Rovio Entertainment, is behind ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2: Under Pressure VR’ game for PlayStation®VR’ which launched this month alongside the film. The game leverages the PlayStation