Business

Riasca UK Ltd bought by two former employees

Stewart Marshall and Paul Buckley have acquired Riasca UK Ltd, the company where they were previously employees

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, asks why some businesses promote their services - then fail to reply to enquiries

Amanda Vigar
The statement is there on the advert and so the customer rings and leaves messages, sends e-mails to the address on the website…. waits…..waits…... and hears absolutely nothing!

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Karen Wynard
Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Business Profile: David Andrassy, of Andrassy Media

David Andrassy, based at the Media Centre, has built a business to help Third Sector organisations get their messages across

Business Profile: Neil Coombes, of Neil Coombes Solicitor Ltd

Learning about court procedures as a trainee policeman fired an interest in the law for solicitor Neil Coombes

Business Profile: Michael Stancliffe, of Eurolink Construction Services

A career with the Royal Engineers has proved more than useful in civilian life for Michael Stancliffe, of Eurolink Construction Services

Commercial Property

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

R3 spots signs of recovery for construction

Building, Builders
Yorkshire and Humber has the third lowest level of construction firms with a higher than normal risk of insolvency

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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