Business

New Enterprise Allowance creates 390 businesses in Kirklees

A Holmfirth businesses selling fruit vodkas is among new firms set up under New Enterprise Allowance

Amanda Vigar suggests a manifesto for business

Amanda Vigar
Politicians have been urged to remember the needs of UK small businesses in the run-up to next year' general election

ConnectChina opens Shanghai office

Batley-based ConnectChina Ltd has underscored its commitment to clients by opening a branch in Shanghai, China
Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar suggests a manifesto for business

Politicians have been urged to remember the needs of UK small businesses in the run-up to next year' general election

Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes, says landlords can avoid renewal of leases

Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes
A recent Court of Appeal case highlights issues surrounding business leases, says Martin Thompson

Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth, looks at the tax issues in selling a business

Colin Barratt
One of the main concerns surrounding the sale of a business is the amount of Capital Gains Tax payable , says Colin Barratt

Business Profile: Stewart Marshall of Riasca

The managing director of paper and print specialist Riasca, discusses the joys of BNI, rugby union and selling

Business Profile: Julie Coldwell of the House of Eccentricity

Julie Coldwell has swapped her hair salon for a clothing businesss elling vintage apparel and other items from a bygone age

Business Profile: Liz Burns and Scott Laidlaw at Diamonds & Dusters

They’ve got grand designs for boosting their business

Commercial Property

Harron Homes appoints four apprentices

Housebuilder Harron Homes is helping four Yorkshire teenagers set out on their careers in the construction industry

Patrick Parsons expands operations

Consulting engineers Patrick Parsons is planning to further strengthen its Hudersfield environment and energy team

Applegate Properties up for two awards

Amy Wray
A Holmfirth estate agency has been nominated for two awards, including one for its director Amy Wray

Disposables UK on course to hit 2014 targets

Family-run Disposables UK has strengthened its team and invested in new machinery since moving to new premises a year ago

IndiaCoco among the winners in retail awards

Kirkburton woman Claire Harper's children's clothing retail business IndiaCoco has impressed the judges for its online sales success

New jobs as Holme Valley's North Fire is taken over by Austrian firm

Oliver North, managing director of North Fire Ltd, which has been bought by Austrian fire equipment firm Rosenbauer
Brockholes-based fire vehicle and fire-fighting equipment firm North Fire has been bought by Austrian manufacturer Rosenbauer

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