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Anniversary year brings national business award accolade for family-run firm

A Yorkshire HR and employment law firm has been shortlisted for three national awards that recognise the contribution family-run businesses make to the UK economy. Howarths People and Safety Management, based in Cleckheaton, has been shortlisted in the Best Small Business, Big Heart and Family Business of the Year categories at

Luxury manufacturer opens door to bespoke showroom

Premium bespoke doormaker Deuren has opened its brand new on-site showroom, in readiness for further growth and the unveiling of its latest product lines. Since bringing its manufacturing operations in-house in 2014, the Mirfield-based company has crafted more than 7,000 doors, with the new showroom opening marking the latest significant phase

Family solicitor joins Brighouse Legal Practice

Brighouse law firm Wilkinson Woodward Bearders has announced the appointment of family lawyer and mediator Mark Green. Mark brings with him over two decades of experience in handling all aspects of relationship breakdown including finance, property and arrangements for children. After studying law in Leeds in the 1980s, Mark’s legal career began

Yorkshire-based retail payments provider aids hospice needs

Brighouse-based merchant services provider, Yorkshire Payments, has committed to a 12-month partnership with West Yorkshire-based, Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice. The partnership will see Yorkshire Payments providing the children’s hospice with card payment solutions in its ten retail stores across West Yorkshire. Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice approached Yorkshire Payments after

Yorkshire wedding supplier wins regional and national awards

A Yorkshire-based wedding lighting business has been awarded both the regional and national prestigious industry award. Cleckheaton-based Wedding Venue Lighting, formed in 2007, has been awarded the Finishing Touches award at the Wedding Industry Awards 2018, Yorkshire & North East Regional Winner & National Highly Commended. The successful award win, as chosen

West Yorkshire fashion firm peddles garments across Europe

The director at a West Yorkshire menswear brand is cycling from Copenhagen back to Hebden Bridge to showcase the firm’s garments at pop up events across Northern Europe. Ed Oxley of HebTroCo has embarked on the 1000-mile journey through Copenhagen, Berlin, Rotterdam and finishing in Shipley, on an electric assisted Bullitt

Kirklees £4m new homes collection set to open its doors

Homebuyers will get a first-hand tour of Huddersfield’s newest collection of family homes next month when developers stage two viewing days. Only four of the 13 hand-crafted homes on the flagship £4m development off Mill Moor Road in Meltham– a cul-de-sac known as Willow Reach – now remain for sale, underlining the village’s growing

West Yorkshire digital agency reports record growth

A West Yorkshire B2B digital marketing agency is celebrating a record year of business growth after more than doubling its turnover versus 2016, while preparing to launch a world-first e-commerce integration tool that will help to drive further business growth. Vizulate Digital, based in Brighouse, has increased turnover by 71 per

Huddle units businesses for 2018

Following a series of successful events held throughout 2017, The Yorkshire Mafia (YM) will once again encourage the local business community to come together when its Huddersfield Huddle networking event returns to The Head of Steam, St George’s Square on Monday, January 8, from 6pm– 11pm. Supporting its members in making

Charity founded by HR company raises over £7,500 to get homeless back into work

An annual fundraising event founded by a West Yorkshire HR and employment law company has raised more than £7,500 towards helping place homeless and recently homeless people across Leeds and Kirklees back into employment. Howarths People and Safety Management raised £7,525.16 at its third annual Howarths Music Extravaganza on 24 November