Wintersgill Associates

Bradford district apprenticeship to attract top business

It is not only Lord Sugar looking to hire an apprentice – many of Bradford’s top businesses are too. Dozens of employers from across the region who are looking to recruit young talent will be at the Bradford District Apprenticeship Event later this month. Aimed at Year 10 and 11 school pupils, their parents and […]

Leeds based St Martin’s Medical Centre goes green with B&M Waste Services

Through growth in demand, St Martin’s Medical Centre has moved to a beautiful new building on Chapeltown Road in Leeds and following the official opening earlier this year, expect to care for many patients from the surrounding area, offering healthcare, pharmaceutical and optical services. MGI Facilities Management manage a wide range of buildings including large […]

First York launches discounted travel club for commuters

The First York Commuter Travel Club is a staff benefits scheme, offering discounted bus travel to employees of York-based companies. Once an employer has joined the scheme all staff can sign-up and get unlimited bus travel across York. The First York Commuter Travel Club ticket costs £45 a month, is valid on all First York […]

B&M Waste’s charity truck pull supports five children’s charities across the country

Family-run waste management business, B&M Waste Services continue to demonstrate their commitment to the communities they service with their latest initiative; the Annual Charity Truck Pull. The first winners of this innovative new challenge was Team ‘Wirral 2’ who have won a donation to their depot’s charity, The Hive On-Side Youth Zone. With teams of […]

Data logging proves the point

As the UK’s largest supplier of compressed air and fluid power products, staff at Thorite deal with huge array of different companies and industries where they are able to make a genuine difference in the way that those companies manufacture their products. A fine example of this concerned a Yorkshire based architectural joinery company whose […]

First Bus improves customer experience with on-bus marketing refresh

A trial campaign to refresh all on-bus marketing in West Yorkshire has resulted in increased awareness of digital payment methods available amongst customers. First Bus has started to replicate this in other parts of the business, including York and Glasgow. First Bus is committed to driving change within the bus industry and as part of […]

Leeds solar power business wins Africa charity export order

Xerogrid, a renewable energy business based in Leeds, has won a £165,000 contract to supply  solar systems that will power mobile clinics in Nigeria for the charity eHealth Africa. Headed by founder and managing director Ian Emberton, Xerogrid specialises in fitting solar and wind power in difficult to reach locations that are off the mainstream […]

Tong launches its biggest ever Christmas family fun weekend event

A family-friendly Bradford garden centre is preparing for Santa’s arrival as it throws its doors open for a weekend of festive fun. Tong Garden Centre will mark the opening of Santa’s grotto and its new pop-up Polar Bear Café with a two-day family event that begins on Saturday November 17th. The team at Tong are […]

‘Bumper night’ expected as record numbers of regional businesses enter social impact awards

Local businesses have broken the record of entry submissions for the West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce social impact awards, Raising the Bar. With 142 entries – more than double those of 2017 – Raising the Bar organisers feel the increase reflects a shift in even more businesses ‘giving back’ – and are expecting […]

Bradford brokers embark on £10,000 centenary challenge

Packetts’, the Bradford-based insurance brokers will celebrate their centenary in 2020. To mark this noteable achievement, over the next two years the company’s staff will be raising money for St John Ambulance. The aim is to raise £10,000, a sum that will cover the cost of training 100 advanced St John first aiders. To reach […]