Hansen Industrial Transmissions to close Huddersfield site

Hansen Industrial Transmissions is moving its sales and servicing operations from Huddersfield to Hull and Antwerp

Close Brothers highlights AIA deadline

The Annual Investment Allowance could help firms buying assets to substantially reduce their next tax demand, says Mike Randall

R3 says tide is turning for transport sector

Fewer firms in Yorkshire's transport and haulage sector have a higher than normal risk of insolvency, research shows
Colin Barratt

Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth, turns the spotlight onto personal allowances

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

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

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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