Business

Alton Towers crash could cost company millions

Theme park counting cost of rollercoaster accident

Great Northern Retail Park road access changes in the pipeline as councillors give green light to The Range plans

And promises of access improvements into Great Northern Retail Park

Planning changes announced in the summer budget are welcome, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes
Developers could get automatic planning permission to build on disused industrial sites in England
Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes

Planning changes announced in the summer budget are welcome, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Developers could get automatic planning permission to build on disused industrial sites in England

Chancellor George Osborne has introduced a range of tax changes in his budget, says Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth

Colin Barratt
In his first budget since the general election, the chancellor announced a myriad of changes to the tax system

A report by the IOSH has highlighted the risk of skin cancer for people working outdoors, says Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd

Mark Weeks
The number of people in the UK diagnosed with or dying from the deadliest form of skin cancer because of sun exposure at work is revealed

Business Profile: Andy Gledhill and Antony Leech, of Project Sport

Former Greenhead College students Andy Gledhill and Antony Leech are keeping local kids active at Project Sport

Business Profile: Tim Mercer and Jason Sharp, of Vapour Media

Vapour Media directors Tim Mercer and Jason Sharp are plotting a course through the "cloud" to help SMEs get the best from technology

Business Profile: Michelle Bancroft, of Slimming World

Michelle Bancroft is helping people feel better about themselves as a Slimming World consultant

Commercial Property

Park Valley House attracts two occupiers

Holmfirth Dyers and Momentum Sales Solutions are taking space at former mill offices Park Valley House in Lockwood

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

Stafflex teams up with Town

Recruitment firm Stafflex and Huddersfield Town have launched a new initiative to Get Kirklees Working

Business Profile: Andy Gledhill and Antony Leech, of Project Sport

Former Greenhead College students Andy Gledhill and Antony Leech are keeping local kids active at Project Sport

Holme Valley chef Tim Bilton faces second cancer battle

Tim and Adele Bilton of the Spiced Pear, Sheffield Road, Hepworth.
Spiced Pear to focus on tearoom as TV chef faces surgery for second time after initially recovering from eye cancer

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Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
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