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Software provider completes American acquisition

York-headquartered workforce management software provider Mitrefinch has acquired an American business as it looks to accelerate its growth in the US market. Mitrefinch, which provides time and attendance, HR, payroll and access control software, has bought Advance Systems America, which has been a partner of Mitrefinch for eight years, selling its

NGC Networks at Go Digital – Live!

Business communications specialist NGC Networks is among the companies featuring at this month’s ‘Go Digital – Live!’. The event, at Harrogate Convention Centre this Friday, is hosted by the Digital Knowledge Exchange, part of the Digital Enterprise Business Support Programme. Wakefield-based NGC Networks is exhibiting at Go Digital – Live! and its

AAK UK opens first customer innovation centre at Hull’s King George Dock

AAK UK Limited has opened a new customer innovation centre in Hull to take its co-development work with leading food brands to new levels of success. AAK, the UK's leading manufacturer and supplier of edible oils, fats and semi-speciality oil ingredients, works in close partnership with some of the most famous

Leeds tech start-up to host new business freshers’ fair

 A Leeds-based technology business is to host a new business freshers’ fair for the region’s exciting growing businesses and entrepreneurs. LightStart Apps will be hosting the NewBiz Freshers’ Fair at its Platform offices in Leeds city centre on Friday 23 March. The New Biz Freshers’ Fair will run from 9.00am

Yorkshire cloud tech specialist secures £1m deal with Betfred

Yorkshire based technology specialist Vapour Cloud – in association with pure technology group (PTG) – has secured a contract with renowned UK bookmaker Betfred, worth in excess of £1m. The betting firm has invested in Vapour’s omnichannel platform Höllr, as part of an extensive project to overhaul its call centre infrastructure.

Indian trade mission showcase for South Yorkshire health care company

JRI Orthopaedics showcased its manufacturing excellence and healthcare delivery solutions during a special UK Government trade mission to India to celebrate 70 years of NHS innovation. The multi-award winning Sheffield business was the only orthopaedics company invited to the three-city mission organized by the Department for International Trade, which included a

Employers praise Leeds Digital Job Fair

Exhibitors have praised the quality of digital and tech candidates who braved the snow to attend last week’s hugely successful Leeds Digital Job Fair at the First Direct Arena. Almost 1,000 people walked through the doors of the iconic city centre venue to meet the most diverse range of employers in

Harrogate to host digital knowledge conference

Harrogate Convention Centre is to host the “Go Digital – Live” conference on the March 23. The conference, which is organised by the Digital Knowledge Exchange, is open to all SME’s in the Leeds City Region who are looking to boost the digital knowledge enabling them to upskill and grow their businesses

Gala Graphics shows its love for local markets

Gala Graphics, the Rotherham based graphic design and promotional print specialist, is showing its appreciation for independent market traders as the Official Supplier of Merchandise for the Love Your Local Market (LYLM) campaign. The company, which is supporting the campaign for a second year, has released a range of promotional merchandise