HS2 train

HS2 attracts potential suppliers from Kirklees

Fifty-five firms in Yorkshire will attend supply chain conferences to find out more about contract opportunities tied into HS2

Business Enterprise Fund secures £2m boost

Stephen Waud, fund director of the Business Enterprise Fund, which provides loans to Yorhsire SMEs
A fund providing Yorkshire SMEs with finance has agreed a £2m boost from the European Investment Fund

Ferno UK opens customer experience centre

Pictured at the ribbon cutting as Ferno officially opens its new customer experience centre are (from left) Elroy Bourgraf, founder and chairman of Ferno; Kirklees mayor Clr Ken Smith; Jon Ellis, managing director, Ferno UK; Joe Bourgraf, president and chief executive officer of Ferno; Kirklees mayoress Clr Christine Smith; and Mike Wood, MP for Batley & Spen
VIPs from the USA attended the official opening of a new centre for Ferno UK to show off its innovative products
wage slip, money, cash

Wheawill and Sudworth's Colin Barratt with some capital advice for homeowners

Latest from Wheawill and Sudworth's Colin Barratt

Nick Gartland, of Investec Wealth & Investment, says business is getting mixed messages from the Bank of England

Nick Gartland, Senior Financial Planning Director for Investc Wealth & Investment
Bank of England governor Mark Carney's pronouncemenst on the economy have become less consistent, it is claimed

Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, makes the case for driver training for employees who train as part of their job

Mark Weeks
Some 72% of employed adults who drive have never had the chance to undertake driver training
Jeremy Perkins of Coffeevolution, Church Street, Huddersfield

Business profile: Coffeevolution's Jeremy Perkins

Jeremy Perkins, founder of Coffeevolution, has joined forces with his brother James to set up coffee roasting company Bean Brothers

Business profile: Brian Stahelin of Stafflex

Brian Stahelin, MD of Stafflex Ltd of Chapel Hill, Huddersfield
Recruitment is a fantastic industry, says Stafflex managing director Brian Stahelin

Business Profile: Paul Holland of Klüber Lubrication GB

Paul Holland of Kluber Lubrication, Pennine Business Park in Bradley
A professional engineeer is boosting business for Huddersfield as managing director of a specility lubricants firm in the town

Commercial Property

Institution of Civil Engineers names noe regional director

A former maths teacher who has worked in design and on-site is the new regional direvtgor of the Institution of Civil Emgineers

The Cubicle Centre and Green Building Store prove worthy winners

Tony Shaw (left), of Henry Boot Construction, presents the SME Award too Craig Sewell, of The Cubicle Centre at the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2014
Two Kirklees businesses were among the winners in the Construction Excellence Yorkshire & Humber Awards

Taylor Wimpey site manager wins another Pride in the Job Award

Simon Longley, of Fenay Bridge, wins regional NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Award.
Simon pictured at the Stirling Wood housing development, Lindley Moor.
Simon Longley is flying the flag afer securing his sixth Pride in the Job Award from the National House Building Council

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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