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Mid Yorkshire Chamber welcomes trio of professionals to its board

The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has appointed three inspiring professionals to its board of directors ahead of its planned growth in 2019. Alison Palmer, corporate partner at Eaton Smith, Mark Evans, director of Better Telecoms, and Jan Szczepanski, director of the SFB Group Wakefield office, join the existing team to

Chadwick Lawrence Halifax relocates to Dean Clough

Chadwick Lawrence has now relocated to Halifax's Dean Clough. With offices also in Leeds, Wakefield and Huddersfield the firm is listed in the The Lawyer Top 200 Law Firms in the country, with over 200 staff. Partner Steven Bonfield said; “The new office forms the next phase of our journey in Calderdale.

The doors open to the new Piece Hall restaurant

The Piece Hall officially opened the doors to its new and much anticipated new restaurant The Trading Rooms yesterday with an evening reception. The Mayor of Calderdale, Coun Marcus Thompson, unveiled a plaque officially opening the venue which was named ‘The Trading Rooms’ by Halifax resident Kate Marns following an open

Ex-Matalan heavyweight launches ecommerce consultancy for high-growth retail businesses

The former Head of Ecommerce for Matalan has launched a new agency designed to help high growth ecommerce businesses thrive in a digitally-dominated market. Based in Halifax, Venture Forge has been founded by Andrew Banks with a mission to build exceptional ecommerce businesses through strategy, design and ongoing growth marketing. Banks spent

Hat-trick of client wins for Yorkshire card payment solutions firm

Brighouse based card payment solutions company, Yorkshire Payments, has secured a hat-trick of new clients following a record 12-month period that has seen the firm process transactions totalling more than £470m through its systems. The company, which provides SMEs across Yorkshire with access to card payment solutions and chip and pin

Halifax demonstrates a huge appetite for fantastic food at The Piece Hall

Around 120,000 people enjoyed a bumper feast of street food and music at The Piece Hall this summer for Chow Down, a series of independent food stalls that covered the central courtyard of the Grade I listed building with the very best street food pop-ups in Yorkshire. Over four weekends, from

A “Fantastic Four” for The Piece Hall Colonnade

Halifax’s Piece Hall continues to attract a diverse and distinctive collection of tenants with four further companies choosing the iconic location for their new businesses. A luxury fashion label; a coffee and cake shop; a gallery specialising in cartoons, caricatures and prints and a games and toy shop have all taken

Leeds Beckett launches new centre to boost business growth in Halifax

A new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses in Halifax will be officially launched by Leeds Beckett University and Calderdale Council this month. The University Business Centre, located at Piece Mill in Halifax, offers affordable office services and meeting spaces to early-stage and growing businesses, as well as

Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors and PwC give their support to The Piece Hall Trust

Yorkshire legal firm Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors and leading professional services firm PwC have become corporate members of The Piece Hall Trust. As the charity that runs The Piece Hall begins its second year at the helm, the Trust’s corporate membership scheme is now five-strong, with businesses of all scales and sectors

Double celebration for Halifax legal colleagues

Two newly qualified solicitors are celebrating after securing permanent positions at Halifax legal practice Wilkinson Woodward Bearders. Lauren Allette and Emma Sheard both graduated from the University of Huddersfield Law School in 2013 and, after brief spells working locally, both secured training contracts with the law firm in January 2017. After gaining

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