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MINI-BUDGET: WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU AND YOUR FINANCES

26 September 2022

Described as a mini-budget, or a fiscal event, there was enough affecting your finances in this statement to fill any full-scale Budget... ...

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GNG SPORTS DIVISION EXPANSION LEADS TO LARGER DEDICATED WAKEFIELD MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

22 September 2022

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WAKEFIELD FIRST’S MAKER OF THE MONTH: OH MY GANACHE

22 September 2022

Wakefield First caught up with Mark Simpson owner of the wonderful Oh My Ganache! ...

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JOBS SAVED AS WEST YORKSHIRE DOUBLE GLAZING BUSINESS BOUGHT OUT OF ADMINISTRATION

12 September 2022

Wakefield-based double glazing business West Yorkshire Windows Ltd has been bought out of administration by West Yorkshire Windows Home Improvements Ltd... ...

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Regeneration scheme’s co-founders to speak at Yorkshire property lunch

08 September 2022

One of the most exciting regeneration developments of the year will open in the coming weeks and at TheBusinessDesk.com’s property lunch in October the scheme’s creators will explain their vision. Tileyard North is a 135,000 sq ft creative industries hub in Wakefield and it expects to be the UK’s largest creative community outside of London when re-generation is completed. ...

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Launch of Start-Up West Yorkshire, Wakefield

08 September 2022

Budding entrepreneurs and new business owners in Wakefield are invited to the launch of Start-Up West Yorkshire, Wakefield on Wednesday 21 September, Farmer Copleys, 10:30am until 1pm The new, free business support programme, led by the Mayor of West Yorkshire and supported by Wakefield Council, covers everything needed to get started or to take a fledgling business to the next level. ...

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Wakefield manufacturer scoops major food sector contract

07 September 2022

Hallamshire Engineering Services, a Wakefield-based manufacturer of material handling equipment, including pulleys, rollers and conveyors, has secured a new contract to make stainless steel drums for the food sector. The contract win is with Robson Handling Technology, based in Sheffield, with the drums forming part of a conveyor system that the company is supplying to a sugar processing plant in Portugal. ...

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Law firm extends regional reach with its latest branch launch

06 September 2022

Ison Harrison solicitors has opened its latest branch, in Wakefield, taking its total network of offices to 17. Since becoming a 100% employee-owned business at the beginning of the year, the firm has experienced significant growth in the number of people and businesses that it acts for. ...

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HELP TO EAT OUT IN A COST-OF-LIVING CRISIS

05 September 2022

As the UK heads into the autumn and faces further challenges with the cost-of-living crisis, a local business came up with an idea to help keep pennies in the pockets of local people, to help... ...

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