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Huddersfield paving stone supplier Marshalls reports pre-tax profits up 75%

The firm said revenues lifted 15% to £180 million in the six months to June 30, as trading conditions cheered across all its major markets

Clough & Company in tax errors alert

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
An estimated 3.5m underpaid tax during the 2013-14 financial year, according to chartered accountancy firm Clough & Company

Hoyer Petrolog takes on 253 extra trucks

Hoyer Petrolog has strengthened its position in the market for petroleum distribution by acquiring extra vehicles
Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, looks to her Yorkshire roots

Yorkshire Day gives Tykes a chance to celebrate their regional roots - without feeling trapped by them

Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes, considers green issues

Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes
Developers may no longer have such a hard time defending applications to build on "village greens"

Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, highlights safety rules for the self-employed

Mark Weeks
The Health and Safety Executive is proposing to exempt self-employed people from some safety laws
Daniel J Krigers, employment law solicitor, Chadwick Lawrence

Chadwick Lawrence solicitor Daniel Krigers examines another aspect of employment law

Daniel Krigers, of Chadwick Lawrence, looks at the rights to time off for mothers-to-be

Business Profile: Maureen Connor of Maureen Connor Therapies

Maureen Connor helps people as an advocate for the disadvantaged and with her reflexology, aromatherapy and hypnotherapy business

Business Profile: Chris Buckley, of The Alternative Board

A former recruitment company boss is now helping directors and business owners find answers to the challenges they face

Commercial Property

Tony Shaw (left), of Henry Boot Construction, presents the SME Award too Craig Sewell, of The Cubicle Centre at the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2014

The Cubicle Centre and Green Building Store prove worthy winners

Two Kirklees businesses were among the winners in the Construction Excellence Yorkshire & Humber Awards

Taylor Wimpey site manager wins another Pride in the Job Award

Simon Longley, of Fenay Bridge, wins regional NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Award.
Simon pictured at the Stirling Wood housing development, Lindley Moor.
Simon Longley is flying the flag afer securing his sixth Pride in the Job Award from the National House Building Council

RICS highlights fears over commercial property

Simon Rubinsohn, RICS chief economist
The sale of commercial property to turn into housing is causing concern among chartered surveyors

Disposables UK on course to hit 2014 targets

Family-run Disposables UK has strengthened its team and invested in new machinery since moving to new premises a year ago

IndiaCoco among the winners in retail awards

Kirkburton woman Claire Harper's children's clothing retail business IndiaCoco has impressed the judges for its online sales success

New jobs as Holme Valley's North Fire is taken over by Austrian firm

Oliver North, managing director of North Fire Ltd, which has been bought by Austrian fire equipment firm Rosenbauer
Brockholes-based fire vehicle and fire-fighting equipment firm North Fire has been bought by Austrian manufacturer Rosenbauer


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