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Historic West Yorkshire office fit out business placed into administration

Lee Lockwood and Bob Maxwell of Begbies Traynor in Leeds have been appointed as joint administrators of H. Waterhouse & Sons (Wakefield) Limited which has been trading for over 150 years. Based in East Ardsley, near Wakefield, the company dates back to 1853 when the great grandfather of the current director

Wakefield Business Week welcomes support from AD:VENTURE

AD:VENTURE has shown its support for Wakefield Business Week, which will comprise of 15 separate events over five days across the district.  Following the formal launch of WBW, the schedule of events will begin today with Digital Disruption, Survival or Growth, delivered by AD:VENTURE, at the Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre

YPO helps schools to tackle challenges around edtech

Wakefield-based YPO is helping schools across the country discover and evaluate new education technologies, with the launch of an innovative new solution. "Edtech Impact" developed by Innovate My School, is an online platform that will guide teachers and school leaders through the vast choice of edtech products, by evaluating their specific

Horbury wins contract with Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Rotherham-based property maintenance provider Horbury Property Services has won a contract with Chesterfield Royal Hospital in Derbyshire to provide planned maintenance and refurbishment services. The contract is for an initial three-year period, with the option to extend the contract for a further two years, and involves properties across its whole estate,

Costa Coffee drives in to perk up Glasshoughton growth

Construction has begun on a new Costa Coffee drive thru coffee shop at one of Yorkshire’s prime mixed-use development sites. The project is the latest investment by leading Yorkshire commercial property developer Wykeland Group’s at the company’s G@Glasshoughton development off Junction 32 of the M62 in West Yorkshire. G@Glasshoughton comprises four development

Agency director brings fresh and innovative approach to bondholders

Wakefield Bondholders, the not for profit membership organisation created to help in the growth and regeneration of the Wakefield district, has welcomed Lanie Green as vice chairperson. Born and bred in Wakefield, Lanie is creative director of Our Agency which specialises in design and marketing from its base at Nostell Priory;

Harrison Spinks invests in business communications

Bed manufacturer Harrison Spinks is supporting its growth with investment in its business communications. The fifth-generation family business employs more than 600 people at its manufacturing facility in Leeds where it hand crafts luxury mattresses and beds. It recently opened a £2.5m innovation centre to transform its headquarters and working environment for

IoD appoints ambassadors for West Yorkshire

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has boosted its presence in West Yorkshire with the appointment of two new Ambassadors. Poonam Kaur, managing director of Wakefield-based business support services provider fds, and Natalie Allen, business development manager at Leeds Beckett University join the business leaders’ organisation to promote membership and best business

YPO launches nationwide public sector apprenticeship framework

YPO, one of the UK’s leading public sector procurement organisations, has launched an apprenticeship framework that will allow the UK public sector to access apprenticeship training from a range of local and national suppliers. The framework - the first and only one of its kind in the UK - has been