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Bradford charity riders put the T&A up front

Welsh rider, Geraint Thomas’ exceptional win on Alpe d’Huez earlier this week in the Tour de France was almost matched by Bradford insurance brokers Packett’s pedalling peloton. Well in some ways they actually beat it, climbing over 3,600 metres en route to Masham, that’s equivalent to two ascents of the feared Alpine climb. Now into […]

Approach Shortlisted For Hat-Trick of Industry Awards

Ilkley-based PR consultancy Approach is celebrating after being shortlisted for three industry accolades in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The seven-strong consultancy, which has over 27 business and industry awards, is in the running for Best Use of Social Media, Outstanding Small PR Consultancy of the Year and […]

Fazenda Leeds won an award at the PA Hub awards

Congratulations to the team at Fazenda Leeds for winning the ‘Best of Bar/ Restaurant’ award on the 28th of June 2018 at Elland Road. Fazenda Leeds was the first restaurant that the brand launched 7 years ago, which continues to be successful across the 4 other venues they have launched since 2010. The group have also confirmed […]

North Yorkshire Children Discover the Wonder of Nature

Families from the York and Selby area came together to discover all about UK native wildlife at Discovery Day in Three Hagges Wood-Meadow. Children enjoyed seeing snakes and newts in the new Crombie Roundhouse, the new structure made by local craftsman Ben Chester of Sessay, near Thirsk, and donated by York-based Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors. The […]

Bondholder Membership Shifts Up a Gear with the Car Buying Group

Wakefield Bondholders, the private-sector initiative which aims to promote the Wakefield District as a great place to visit, invest and live, has welcomed The Car Buying Group to its network of members. Based in Yorkshire, and with a site in Wakefield, The Car Buying Group aims to offer consumers a fair, fast and hassle-free way […]

Crimson Bear on Track to Turnover £2m Thanks to Support From AD:Venture

Crimson Bear, the Craven based company that is rapidly-expanding and supplies designer radiators and electrical heating products, is on track to turnover £2m thanks in part to the support that it received from ERDF funded business programme, AD:VENTURE. Securing a total of £6,754 in match-funded support, Crimson Bear used the cash to set the foundations […]

Midlands based marketing agency launch innovative and affordable marketing service for small businesses across the U.K.

Leicester based and award-winning marketing agency, Mocha Marketing, are set to launch an innovative and more importantly, affordable service named ‘Xcluu.’ into the market with the sole purpose of supporting small businesses across the U.K, from startups to small businesses of all ages. The driver for the new service comes from its founder and owner […]

Further expansion for 23-strong commercial property tea

Keebles has boosted its commercial property team by over 20 per cent in the last six months – bringing the department to 23 strong. The latest appointments comprise solicitor Jonathan Gott, who advises on the acquisition, disposal and lettings of commercial and high value residential property and solicitor Hollie Hemmens, who acts for property developers […]

Ad:Venture Appointment to Support Digital Success in Calderdale

AD:VENTURE has added further talent to its growing Yorkshire-based team with the appointment of a new Business Engagement Manager, who will liaise with young digital companies in Calderdale to highlight the range of business support available through Leeds Beckett University. Before securing her current position with AD:VENTURE, Deborah Hetherington worked as a Business Development Executive […]

Bradford accountant aces complex CTA exams

Rebecca Hurford, a longstanding accountant at award-winning Bradford firm Watson Buckle, has successfully passed her Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) exams in recent days. Rebecca, who first joined Watson Buckle in December 2007 as an ACA trainee, has since worked her way through the firm’s Business Services, Audit and Tax departments. Following her recent CTA success, […]

Business Enterprise Fund

Business Enterprise Fund is a not for profit social enterprise, set up to provide loans to SME businesses that will help them thrive and grow when other lenders can’t fully assist.