NEWSFLASH - Save The Date for Wakefield Business Week 2018

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Wakefield company to construct mushroom farm

24th August 2017 Harris CM, the Wakefield-based construction firm will design and build a new £4m mushroom growing facility at Garrick Farm in East Yorkshire. Harris CM will build the facility on an 11 acre site for Hughes, a read more

Castleford construction firm appointed on £8bn government developer panel

21st August 2017 Strategic Team Group, Castleford-based construction firm, has been appointed to the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) Housing Delivery Panel for the first time in three regions. The panel is a list of the read more

Local construction firm completes Safestyle extension

17th August 2017 A Wakefield-based construction company has completed the build of a 65,000 sq ft factory extension for listed double glazing giant Safestyle UK. Harris CM completed the £4.5m project at the Valley Road factory in read more

Not-for-profit business lender injects £29m into Yorkshire and North East economy

14th August 2017 Northern-based business lender, the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has announced that for every £1 invested, over £4 has been added in value to the local economy, amounting to a £29 million benefit this read more

Supporting Accessibility in Wakefield

14th August 2017 On the 23rd March the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its Equality Objectives 2017 – 2019 to target inequality in health and social care. The CQC will be looking at how well providers meet the Accessible read more

Regeneration Plans for Nestle Site Submitted

10th August 2017 An outline planning application for a 1,400 home residential development on the 64-acre former Nestle plot in Castleford has been submitted to Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council. Specialist planning read more

Card Factory opens 30 new stores after successful start to the year

10th August 2017 Card Factory, the Wakefield-headquartered specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts, has reported a “strong sales performance” for the six months ending 31st July 2017. The read more

PTSG Scales Drax's 850-Foot Chimney

9th August 2017 Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has been contracted to carry out a series of challenging high-level works for Drax power station in North Yorkshire.   Drax is the largest power station in the country, read more

Wakefield Bondholders Celebrate Women in Business

8th August 2017 Holding the coveted ‘Business Person of the Year’ title, Michelle Bailey, Managing Director of Barnsley-based Active Response Security Services, is perfectly placed to discuss the valuable contributions read more

PHD Marketing Lends Voluntary Support to The Sparkle Foundation

7th August 2017 West Yorkshire marketing and strategy agency, PHD Marketing, has lent its voluntary expertise to The Sparkle Foundation - a charity that focuses on the health, education, nutrition and sustainability of communities in read more

CityFibre partners with Wakefield firm

1st August 2017 Alternative infrastructure provider CityFibre has partnered with a Wakefield-based business to make ultrafast full-fibre connectivity available to local businesses. NGC Networks is partnering with CityFibre to read more

Sweet Extension for Hairbo

1st August 2017 HARIBO has announced plans to extend its Pontefract footprint with a £150,000 investment, which will see the popular brand extend its retail outlet on Front Street to reveal an updated and completely renovated read more

Jobs and Skills Firmly on the Agenda as Yvette Cooper MP Visits Harbio

1st August 2017 HARIBO welcomed Yvette Cooper MP to its £92 million factory in Castleford today, to demonstrate the opportunities for jobs and skills that the facility is creating for local people. As well as receiving a tour of read more

Knight Frank backs Yorkshire move for Anglian Group

1st August 2017 Home improvement specialists The Anglian Group has moved to a prime West Yorkshire industrial park in a deal brokered by Knight Frank. Anglian has taken the 4,802 sq ft Unit 8 at Ripley Close Industrial Park, part of read more