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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

Humber engineering group invests in telecommunications

Engineering services provider On Line Group has invested in a major telecommunications upgrade. On Line Group provides design engineering consultancy solutions in the Humber region and throughout the UK. It consists of four companies – On Line Design & Engineering, On Line Support Personnel, On Line People and Media Excel. The Group

Manning Stainton invests in business communications

Yorkshire estate agent Manning Stainton is supporting its growth with investment in its business communications. The Leeds based family run business, established more than 20 years ago, employs more than 200 people across its 19 branches in the region. Business communications specialist NGC Networks has installed an AVAYA Communications Cloud solution at

McDonalds’s franchisee celebrates tenth anniversary and new restaurant

McDonald’s franchisee Anne Wainwright is celebrating ten years as a franchisee this month and will take over the running of her seventh restaurant in Cathedral Retail Park in Wakefield, which will be her third in the area. Anne started her career as a McDonald’s franchisee in 2008 when she took over

New criminal defence recruit for Jordans Solicitors

Jordans Solicitors has announced the appointment of John Ozyer as criminal defence solicitor advocate. Specialising in motoring and road traffic offences, John’s other areas of expertise include serious crime and fraud offences. Across each legal area, John will be representing clients in both magistrates and crown court. Based in Jordans Solicitors’ Wakefield

Keyland signs largest “PPA” with 2,000 home Wakefield scheme

Keyland Developments Ltd, the property trading arm of Kelda Group and sister-company to Yorkshire Water, has signed its largest Planning Promotional Agreement (PPA) to date. The agreement relates to a proposed major urban extension which aims to deliver some 2000 homes, employment, community facilities, the Featherstone bypass and open space on

Experienced print consultant joins Gardiner Colours

Alan Thomas, who has worked in the print sector for over 40 years, has joined Normanton-based Gardiner Colours, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of specialist printing inks, sealers and varnishes. Alan’s extensive experience within the print industry includes eight years with Varn Products where he was involved in R&D and

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