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
Mark Davison has joined Halifax engineering firm James Heal, as its service and support business unit manager. The appointment is the second time Mr Davison has worked at James Heal, the market leader in the design and manufacture of precision testing equipment and support services in the global textile industry. Mr Davison first
Two long-established Halifax businesses, Walker Singleton Chartered Surveyors and Wilby Insurance Brokers, have become corporate members of The Piece Hall Trust, each lending their support to the charitable organisation with a three year membership. Both companies have worked with The Piece Hall over the past few years, Walker Singleton were part
Ecommerce specialist Venture Forge has won a competitive pitch to build a new multi-channel platform for fair-trade furnishings business Myakka. Venture Forge, which was set up by Andy Banks, the former head of ecommerce at Matalan in 2018, beat at least two other agencies to secure the contract and has been
Halifax law firm Wilkinson Woodward Bearders has announced the appointment of local solicitor Lepe Salam-Pir to its family team. Lepe brings with her over 12 years’ experience in family law. Salam-Pir studied law at London Metropolitan University and qualified as a solicitor in 2006. She specialises in all aspects of family law
The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is urging Halifax, Huddersfield and Wakefield businesses to prepare for the new Making Tax Digital (MTD) laws ahead of HMRC’S rollout next month. From the 1 April 2019, any registered businesses above the £85k VAT threshold will be required to maintain digital records for VAT
Budding entrepreneurs thinking of starting a new retail venture at The Piece Hall need to act quickly as there are now only four units remaining which are already attracting strong interest. Anyone who has considered working for themselves and taking charge of their destiny could make 2019 their year. The beautiful and
The Piece Hall Trust has become the latest organisation to join the Mid Yorkshire Chamber’s patronage scheme. The Piece Hall Trust was established in 2013 and joins Eaton Smith, Kirklees Stadium Development Ltd, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Leeds Beckett University, Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation and Huddersfield Giants to become the Chamber’s seventh patron.
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 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.