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Business fundraiser lunch raises £32,050 for local children’s charities

Business people across Kirklees and Calderdale have together raised an incredible £32,050 through a Christmas lunch in aid of local children’s charities – a record breaking amount which smashed the initial target by 40 per cent. The third annual Kirklees & Calderdale Annual Christmas Lunch (KACCL) took place at the Cedar

Brand consultancy completes overhaul of 19th Century mill

Following a six-figure financial investment and six months of renovation, brand consultancy The Engine Room as moved into its new home in Mirfield – York Mills. The former 19th Century piggery – once owned by the employer of Anne Brontë – was purchased by The Engine Room’s managing director Lesley Gulliver and

Double-digit growth for entrepreneurial brothers behind Brighouse digital marketing agency

Two entrepreneurial brothers at the helm of a West Yorkshire digital marketing agency are preparing for a prosperous 2019 following a year of double-digit business growth. Scott and Ryan Brant, directors at Vizulate Digital based in Brighouse, are on course to increase the agency’s revenue by more than 20 per cent

New deal wrapped up for expanding MPS at Woodland Park

The Leeds office of global property consultancy Knight Frank has brokered a significant office deal at Woodland Park in Cleckheaton, near Leeds. Knight Frank advised landlords ISG on the letting of a 5,056 sq ft quality office building to Multi-Packaging Solutions (MPS). Expanding MPS are moving from a smaller office studio in

Employment law specialist chosen to advise national online community for working parents

A Yorkshire employment law specialist has been chosen to provide employment law advice for a national online recruitment and working parent community used by brands including John Lewis & Partners and Vodafone. Charlotte Geesin, head of employment law at Howarths, has joined a small panel of industry experts curated by WorkingMums.co.uk

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

Leeds-based entertainment group placed into administration

Bar company Burning Night, which owns Bierkeller Entertainment Complexes around the UK, was placed into the hands of joint administrators Andrew Mackenzie and Julian Pitts of Begbies Traynor in Leeds on 28 September 2018. With its head office in Leeds, Burning Night was established eight years ago and grew to comprise

Valli Opticians in Hebden Bridge shortlisted for national award

A Hebden Bridge business which recovered after the devastation of the 2015 Boxing Day floods has been shortlisted for a national award. Just six months after opening on Bridge Gate, in the centre of town, the Valli Opticians practice was devastated by the flooding which also caused misery for thousands of

Keyland launches major West Yorkshire industrial site to market

Keyland Developments Ltd, the property trading arm of Kelda Group and sister company to Yorkshire Water, has launched to market a 57 acre former water treatment works site in West Yorkshire with planning consent for circa 400,000 sq ft of industrial and employment space which could facilitate around 800 new

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