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Thousands of engineers and new recruits benefit from Openreach’s Bradford training centre

An Openreach training centre in Bradford is celebrating a successful first year with news that more than 5,500 engineers and new recruits have been trained at the facility since its official launch in March last year. More than 100 trainee engineers have already been recruited in the past year from across

Anti-theft car key case surpasses Kickstarter goal by 300 per cent in 24 hours

Men’s luxury fashion brand, Vanacci, has launched a stylish solution to the recent rise in car key thefts. The firm’s brand-new product, KeyBlock, uses RFID-blocking technology to prevent thieves from gaining access to a car without a key. Its Kickstarter campaign, which launched early April, has surpassed its campaign goal of

Peel Interactive selected as recipient for Nesta Amplified Fund 2019

Nesta, the UK based global innovation foundation has, from the many thousands of applications it received, selected Yorkshire based digital content agency, Peel Interactive, as one of the grantees of its Amplified fund 2019 - a pilot programme which supports cultural and creative organisations develop digital ideas that generate social

Firms futureproof themselves for ongoing uncertainty

At a recent Doncaster Business Insight Breakfast Briefing, local firms gained an economic snapshot of how the local economy is faring and how they can make themselves more robust and sustainable in these changing economic, political, and environmental times. The results of the latest Doncaster Business Insight Survey, run by Doncaster

Transport business wins for Joe Manby Limited

Joe Manby Limited has agreed a new two-year contract with DVV Media International Limited to provide event services for its upcoming Tip-ex, Tank-ex and Drain-ex shows in Harrogate. The firm will also provide event services for Freight in the City, a one-day transport event being staged at London’s Alexandra Palace in

Funding boost for Wakefield tech business supports immersive learning

What started out as a first-year university project for students at Backstage Academy (Production Park) in Wakefield, has transformed into a commercial spin-out, Interactive Immersive Classroom Ltd. as a partnership with Enquire Learning Trust and Production Park. Using £11,000 in match-funded grants from AD:VENTURE, the ERDF funded programme of practical and

Extended initiative aims to create 6,000 student manufacturing experiences in Bradford

An initiative which educates young people about career opportunities in the manufacturing sector is doubling its targets for 2019. Bradford Manufacturing Weeks, which celebrated a highly successful inaugural campaign in 2018 after creating 3,000 manufacturing work experiences during one week for young people in the district, has announced it is extending

New report to celebrate the Yorkshire businesses embracing digital

Digital Enterprise, the Government-backed business support programme aimed at boosting the digital competitiveness of the Leeds City Region, has launched an initiative to showcase the region’s most digitally innovative businesses. The Digital Enterprise Top 100 campaign will profile and celebrate businesses that have achieved growth and success through upgrading digital technology