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New tech incubator launches at Bruntwood’s Platform

A new tech incubator to help drive growth of innovative digital companies in the Leeds City Region has officially launched at Bruntwood’s flagship Platform building on the first day of the annual Leeds Digital Festival. To mark the launch, industry leaders and customers were invited to a day of workshops and

“‘Tech” the next step with Ad:Venture being at Leeds Digital Festival

Tech start-ups looking to accelerate the growth of their business are being invited to “Tech” The Next Step with AD:VENTURE as part of Leeds Digital Festival. Tomorrow, AD:VENTURE, the ERDF funded programme providing dedicated support to eligible young businesses that have strong growth ambitions, will join Business Enterprise Fund to showcase

APD Communications first to gain accreditation for new emergency services network

Software developed by APD Communications is the first to be officially certified to support a new state-of-the-art communications network for the UK’s emergency services. Hull-based APD’s software, Cortex, has been accredited by the Network Approval Testing Service (NATS). The NATS endorsement – a critical element of the requirements to operate on

Key appointment supports expansion plans for a fast-growing online retailer

Leeds-based online fitness retailer Roar Ambition is supporting its international expansion plans with the appointment of Russell Duce as head of operations. Mr Duce joins the business from a senior role at Mamas and Papas. He will support the day to day operations of the company as it continues to expand

Graduate celebrates first year of music events business

A Leeds Trinity University graduate who set up his own club night in Leeds will celebrate one year since the business launched next week. Twenty two year old Seth Buckle set up Shook Events in 2017 during his final year studying Primary Physical Education and Sports Coaching, alongside friend Ashok Flint. Since

127-year old Huddersfield firm attracts French buyout

Huddersfield-based Leach – a 127-year old family-run graphic display specialist – has announced that the business has been acquired. French-owned Chargeurs, a global manufacturing and services group based in 34 countries on 5 continents and with leading positions in four segments – temporary surface protection, garment interlinings, technical substrates and combed

Brass further develops media offering with new senior hire

Leeds based integrated marketing agency, Brass, has taken on Rob Edwards as its new head of media. This recruit further strengthens an already successful media team. Prior to joining Brass, Rob gained 22 years of experience in media, working in press and radio at the Guardian and Bauer Media before moving

Double appointment at Fox Agency

B2B marketing specialist Fox Agency has made two new appointments to assist with an increase in client wins and to bolster its new business function. John Hebden joins from Agency TK and will be Fox’s business development manager. John has been a marketing consultant with over ten years’ agency experience across

Adare SEC teams up with Express Gifts to enhance customer experience

Technology-led secure and essential communication solutions provider, Adare SEC, has commenced full production operations for multi-channel retailer, Express Gifts, to deliver secure, personalised financial communications to its customers, following a competitive tender process. Express Gifts is a leading retailer offering customers an extensive range of products in clothing, footwear and homewares.

UK’s fastest growing online car purchasing website “in northern top three”

An online car purchasing company has been listed in the top three fastest growing northern tech companies. The Car Buying Group, based in Wakefield and Bradford, has been listed as the third fastest growing technology business in the north of England in the Northern Tech 100 League Table. The prestigious list