Stephen Newman, senior partner at Baxter Caulfield

Baxter Caulfield survey reveals further growth

Data from law firm Baxter Caulfield shows at least 1,178 private sector jobs were createrd in Yorkshire during the first quarter of 2015

Chris Wood welcomes fall in insolvency figures

Chris Wood, of Clough Corporate Solutions, said insolvency figures were now back down to pre-crisis levels

Longwood Engineering lands RoSPA award

Aspley-based Longwood Engineering has secured a silver award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Daniel J Krigers, employment law solicitor at Chadwick Lawrence

Employers must make reasonable adjustments for employees who have a disability, says Daniel Krigers, of Chadwick Lawrence

Employers must make reasonable adjustments for employees who have a disability, says Daniel Krigers, of Chadwick Lawrence

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown at Holmfirth, sets out her policy demands for whoever forms the next government after May 7

Amanda Vigar
With only a matter of days to go to the general election, business owners across the nation will be praying that whoever is in office the morning after the public has spoken will remember they exist

Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth, turns the spotlight onto personal allowances

Colin Barratt
A major policy of the Coalition Government was to “increase the Personal Allowance for income tax to help lower and middle income earners”.

Business Profile: Steve Bradley, of Pennine Business Partners

Working down the pit held no attractions for Steve Bradley, of Lockwood-based Pennine Business Partners

Business Profile: Yasmin Rahmatullah, of YTR Design

Former Huddersfield University student Yasmin Rahmattulah is supplying greetings cards to retailers across the UK and abroad

Business Profile: Alan Wainwright, of Extract Technology

Former fabrication apprentice Alan Wainwright has travelled the world working for Bradley-based Extract Technology

Commercial Property

RICS sees rise in demand for commercial property

Graeme Haigh, of Bramleys, says interest in commercial property has risen, but good quality units are in short supply\nJS*48345955

Mayor of Calderdale opens eco-houses

Brighouse firm Ploughcroft staged an open day for people to view two energy efficient houses at Sowerby Bridge

Southdale in search of apprentices

Halifax-based construction and development firm Southdale aims to recruit 50 apprentices this year - 40 of them by March

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

Princess Royal visits SKA Textiles, Huddersfield

Princess Anne was shown around one of Huddersfield leading textile firms by Zeb Pervaiz, managing director of SKA Textiles

Examiner Business Review 2014

A look back at the year in business around the Kirklees area


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