WSI Yorkshire in key appointment

Gail Bellamy has been appointed operations director at internet marketing business WSI Yorishire

Shackletons shares in awards success

Dewsbury-based Shackletons helped a number of clients achieve success in the Healthcare Design Awards

Transline Group goes carbon neutral

Transline Resource Group HGV simulator
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Amanda Vigar

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

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”.

Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, highlights the launch of a new health and safety app to help construction sector SMEs

Mark Weeks
The CITB has launched an app to help small and medium-sized construction businesses put together health and safety plans

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

Business Profile: Chris Henry of ActionCOACH

Chris Henry has left a career in banking to help owners of small firms get the best out of themselves and their businesses

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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