Business

Mark Weeks

Make sure you're clear on employee eyecare says Wilby's Mark Weeks

The subtle differences in requirements according to an employee’s job role tend to sow doubt in the minds of employers about whether eye tests are required and who should arrange them

Tricky times ahead for global markets says Investec's Nick Gartland

Investors are mindful of the turmoil of the “taper tantrum” of 2013; when bonds and equities sold off as the Fed first floated the idea of ending its QE

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All the latest news from the Kirklees business community
Mark Weeks

Make sure you're clear on employee eyecare says Wilby's Mark Weeks

The subtle differences in requirements according to an employee’s job role tend to sow doubt in the minds of employers about whether eye tests are required and who should arrange them

Tricky times ahead for global markets says Investec's Nick Gartland

Investors are mindful of the turmoil of the “taper tantrum” of 2013; when bonds and equities sold off as the Fed first floated the idea of ending its QE

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups
Rob Curran, The Wonder Works

Business Profile: The Wonderworks' Rob Curran

The company, which has its offices at Lindley’s Heritage Exchange and workshops at Shaw Lane, Halifax, supplies animated and static display items for shopping malls, garden centres and leisure venues

Business Profile: Martin Haigh, of Lattitude7

There's never a dull moment for Lattitude 7 founder Martin Haigh

Business Profile: James Boothroyd, of Media29 (Creative) Ltd

James Boorthroyd sampled life as a paperboy, a lifeguard and a barman before launching his own business, Media29 (Creative) Ltd

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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