WSI Yorkshire acquires Cloudspotting

Holmfirth-based WSI Yorkshire has bought digital agency Cloudspotting and formed a new umbrella company, Attercopia Ltd

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China
Colin Barratt

Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth on making the most of important tax thresholds

There are a number of important tax thresholds where rates jump or reliefs are available and which with a little careful planning can be mitigated or enjoyed

Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services examines the implications of changes to the rules governing pension death benefits

Karen Wynard
Individuals will have the freedom to pass on their unused defined contribution (DC) pension savings to any nominated beneficiary when they die

Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, focuses on nine health and safety mistakes which can end up costing firms billions

Mark Weeks
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulates, researches and enforces health and safety across Great Britain

Business Profile: Andy Finnerty and Oli Smith of Aye! Creative

Business partners Andy Finnerty and Oli Smith have moved from a garden shed to offices at the Media Centre in Huddersfield

Business Profile: Mark Stewart, of Sheards Wealth Management

Mark Stewart, director of Sheards Wealth Management, is hanging up his boxing gloves - but still packs a punch in financial matters

Business Profile: Stephen Harrison of Farnley Market

Former Birkby's Plastics director Stephen Harrison has a new career making artisan breads in Farnley Tyas

Commercial Property

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

Keyland Developments unveils new direction

Keyland Developments is extending its services to landowners other than sister company Yorkshire Water

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

LOOK: When Harry met selfie! Guests' social media snaps with TV host at Examiner Business Awards

BBC Look North presenter Harry Gration, who hosted the awards, was in-demand all night for pictures with guests and was more than happy to oblige


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