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JCT600 recruits another 40 apprentices during 2018

Family automotive retailer JCT600 is celebrating having welcomed another 40 apprentices this year – 12 more than planned. Since launching its carefully tailored training scheme for young people five years ago, the £1.25 billion turnover Yorkshire-based business has attracted and retained 100 apprentices in a variety of roles. With its headquarters in

Bradford district sparkled this December

Christmas was well and truly brought to life across the Bradford district this month with live theatre performances, carol services and farmers markets. Sparkling Bradford, a campaign which incorporates all of the season’s experiences, has seen hundreds of people gather at numerous events over the winter season to enjoy everything the

New board members join housing association’s quest for Unity

Unity Homes and Enterprise has appointed seven new board members following a competitive process. The successful candidates were welcomed to the housing association’s headquarters in Leeds by Unity chair Shruti Bhargava and chief executive Ali Akbor. Unity owns and manages more than 1,300 homes across the city and will shortly complete its

Manufacturer celebrates year of giving

Fourteen causes and organisations have been supported by a Cross Hills manufacturing firm this year as part of its ongoing commitments to the local community and its industry. With sectors spanning from education and community to sport and staff, Airedale Chemical has raised funds for charity, donated defibrillators and inspired younger

Jack Tordoff of JCT600 honoured with an OBE

Jack Tordoff, founder and chairman of Yorkshire-based motor retailer JCT600, has been presented with an OBE by Ed Anderson, HM Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, in recognition of his “services to business and the community in West Yorkshire”. Jack, 83, is one of the region’s most respected businessmen having built JCT600 from

Leeds’ Arrow Cars lands official private hire contract with Birmingham Airport

Leeds-based Arrow Cars, the official private hire partner of Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Bristol and East Midlands airports, has expanded into its fifth region after being awarded a five-year contract with Birmingham Airport to deliver private hire services from January 2019. With turnover this year forecasted to hit £20million, Arrow Cars is