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Yorkshire region’s productivity on the up but city growth slows

Yorkshire & Humber will see its overall productivity improve to 2021, and overall economic growth will increase although there will be a slowdown in the recently stronger performing cities such as Leeds Hull and Sheffield, according to a new report from EY. EY’s annual UK Regional Economic Forecast shows that Yorkshire’s

Arrow Self Drive extends mobile servicing fleet

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has extended its mobile servicing fleet to enable technicians to reach more customers at their convenience.  Arrow Self Drive has added a brand-new Volkswagen Crafter to its fleet, which features a tyre machine, wheel balancer, compressor, a comprehensive tool box and oils to allow for the

Land deals secure hundreds of new homes over the next five years for regional developer

Regional developer Linden Homes has announced a number of land acquisitions which will lead to hundreds of new homes being built at existing and new sites in North, South and East Yorkshire. The company has recently re-located its regional head office to Doncaster as part of on-going business plans to expand

Outstanding PR across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire celebrated

More than 200 PR professionals gathered at The Queens Hotel in Leeds last night for the 2018 CIPR Yorkshire and Lincolnshire PRide Awards. Local agency Umpf swept the board winning seven Gold Awards, including a double for the creative 'up yours I quit' campaign, on behalf of Multilotto. Bradford District Care NHS

Leeds designer and manufacturer adds personalised geometric designs

A Yorkshire-based designer and manufacturer of men’s fashion accessories has added a personalised element to its fragrance-infused jewellery range. Founded in 2013, Vanacci is the creative brand behind a range of handmade, understated pendants, bracelets, wallets, bags, watches, cufflinks and sunglasses. The brand has introduced a complimentary, personalised engraving service for its

Former Yorkshire lawyer launches business enabling professionals return to work

A former Yorkshire criminal lawyer has launched a business which provides support for parents across the globe who are struggling with their child’s sleeping patterns. Lauren Peacock, who worked on 1000’s of private and public sector cases throughout her 12-year law career – ranging from speeding offences to murder and armed

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

Train companies join forces to offer cheaper tickets

Grand Central has introduced new tickets to make travelling by train more affordable and convenient. The train operating company has forged through-ticketing deals with fellow operators CrossCountry, Northern and Transpennine Express, which enables passengers from more locations than ever to connect onto the Grand Central network for journeys to London.

Yorkshire’s Arrow Self Drive helps raise more than £1,900 for charities

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has raised £1,970 for local independent charities.  As part of its thirtieth anniversary celebrations, Arrow Self Drive organised charitable tea parties and raffles across their eight depot locations; Barnsley, Bradford, Huddersfield, Hull, Knaresborough, Leeds, Sheffield and Wakefield.  Established in 1988, family-run business, Arrow Self Drive delivers safe,

Yorkshire firm launches ground-breaking new healthcare tech

Yorkshire-headquartered technology specialist Vapour Cloud has launched the first video tool of its kind for the UK healthcare sector, powered by a free, simple SMS. TeleDOC will enable GPs and other medical professionals to hold secure, encrypted, recordable, geo-tagged video calls with their patients, wherever they are located, on any device. With