Rotherham, Hull and Wakefield named Yorkshire’s fastest growing economies

4th January 2018 Rotherham, Hull and Wakefield are leading the way as the fast growing city economies in Yorkshire, according to a new report. The UK Powerhouse study is produced by Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for read more

Wakefield Blind Owners Welcome New Owners

30th June 2016 Wrenthorpe based Dearnleys, a supplier of commercial blinds has changed hands as part of a management buy-in backed by Enterprise Ventures. The deal allows Rod Roberts-Dear to take control of Dearnleys in read more

Wakefield Continues to Build Xiangyang City Links

29th June 2016 Wakefield Council is set to lead a trade delegation to China in July of this year.  Wakefield first visited Xiangyang City, within the Hubei Province of China, in 2012 and were joined by a number of local businesses. read more

Saltaire Architects Honoured at Wakefield Hosted LABC Awards 2016

28th June 2016 Hosted at Unity Works Wakefield the Local Authority Building Control Awards celebrated the best of the construction and building industry across Leeds City Region. There were winners across the area and the ceremony itself read more

Skills Help Local Business Ensure Quality

24th June 2016 Businesses in Wakefield and across the Leeds City Region are benefitting from over £2 million worth of training grants thanks to the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The funding has supported the read more

Going Global Message For Business Week Launch

24th June 2016 Wakefield’s global ambition kick-started Wakefield Business Week 2016 on Monday (13 June) when more than 100 delegates joined a panel of experts to discuss the benefits of international trade and inward investment read more

Raising a toast to retail and hospitality

24th June 2016 Retail and hospitality is a growing sector within Wakefield, with opportunities presented by The Bid and also news of a multi-million-pound investment in The Ridings Shopping Centre, we weren’t surprised to see an read more

A Focal Point For Business Week

24th June 2016 The MY Conference, for many, is at the heart of business week. Set mid-way through the week-long celebration, it always promises a diverse mix of exhibitors alongside informative speakers. This year was no different and read more

Tax Relief For Innovators

24th June 2016 Local businesses at the forefront of innovation could be missing out on thousands of pounds’ worth of tax relief and cash back from HMRC, according to Wakefield based Sanders Geeson. Speaking at Wakefield read more

Customer Service with a Smile

24th June 2016 In today’s fast paced business world, we all rely on our technology to be there when we need it.  Whether it be our email, internet or mobile phone.   When things go wrong though, do you actually care what it read more

Why Wakefield

23rd June 2016 Skills gaps, apprenticeships and Wakefield’s retail offering were key issues debated at Why Wakefield, a panel discussion staged at the MY Conference in support of Wakefield Business Week. Creating debate read more

Rutland Mills Developers – Wakefield Is Open To Business

23rd June 2016 City & Provincial Properties PLC, the developers responsible for completing the regeneration of Rutland Mills at the city’s historic Waterfront, has unveiled why it has chosen to invest in Wakefield to create read more

Logistics Center Creates Ferrybridge Jobs!

21st June 2016 Packaging company Taylor Davis, which is based in Wiltshire and specialises in producing metal and plastic containers for food and other uses, has opened its first northern logistics centre at Ferrybridge in West read more

Social Enterprise Creates 78 Jobs as Expansion Moves Forward

9th June 2016 78 jobs to be created as Fresh Pastures constructs new facility at Link 62 Distribution Park Fresh Pastures CIC has acquired 2.7 acres of land earmarked for development at Catalyst Capital’s Link 62 Industrial and read more

Further Expansion Plans for TopicUK

3rd June 2016 Following a successful 2015 with the launch two new magazines for TopicUK covering South Yorkshire and Soho, 2016 is shaping up to be just as successful with a further business magazine planned for Leeds this Summer. This will read more

Fantastic Development Opportunity

2nd June 2016 read more