Business

Longwood entrepeneur Marcus Wilson asks for public help to help grow his Little Fingers Organic Baby Food business

He has entered his pioneering family business into Richard Branson's £1m Pitch to Ritch contest

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

DM Keith ŠKODA dealership gets major makeover

A new showroom has been unveiled at the DM Keith ŠKODA dealership at St Andrew's Road, Huddersfield
Mark Weeks

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

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

Markets are not unduly worried about the May General Election, says Nick Gartland, of Investec Wealth & Investment

Nick Gartland, Senior Financial Planning Director for Investc Wealth & Investment
On March 18, George Osborne delivered his sixth Budget and resisted the temptation to shower the electorate with bribes

Construction workers are calling for more focus to be placed on the dangers of dust, says Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd

Mark Weeks
Workers believe the construction industry needs to do more to face up to the challenge that dust created on the job poses to employees’ health

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

Business Profile: Amanda Robertshaw, of Kirkdale Industrial Training Services Ltd

Amanda Robertshaw relishes her role helping apprentices on the path to employment

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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