Its time to work on your Business not in it! 5 DAYS – 1 District. Sponsored by OE Electrics

20th September 2018 Wakefield Business Week 2018 gives you 15 chances to take your business to the next level? 15 separate events across the city and its district including West Bretton, Castleford, Osset and Stanley. The Wakefield read more

Young Entrepreneur Shortlist for Statement's Dan

25th October 2017 Dan Conboy, Director of Statement, a digital agency has been shortlisted as Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the prestigious Digital Entrepreneur Awards. Promoting the talent behind digital innovation and read more

Wakefield electrical firm to create 144 new jobs following £9m facility expansion

24th October 2017 OE Electrics, which manufactures and distributes electrical equipment, has doubled the size of its operations in Wakefield. OE House is a 66,000 sq ft energy efficient facility that was custom built for the firm at read more

Strong end to 25th year for Arena Group

24th October 2017 Arena Group has closed its 25th anniversary year with a hat trick. Profit growth of over 8% is expected, the latest award for Arena’s excellence in customer service has been announced, and Arena’s employees read more

Commanding the Competitive Edge for District Wide Businesses

19th October 2017 Hoping to give businesses in Wakefield the competitive edge, former BBC Business Journalist, Penny Haslam, will share insight into how individuals can increase their profile whilst communicating with the brevity and read more

Historic Knottingley industrial estate hits the market for £1.1m

10th October 2017 Walker Singleton, the West Yorkshire property consultant, has been instructed to market a Knottingley industrial estate with a guide price of £1.1m. Fernley Green Industrial Estate, which has a rich read more

m2r Education announce partnership with Anglo-Continental

10th October 2017 Anglo-Continental Teacher Training Centre is proud to announce its partnership with m2r Education. m2r Education is a leading education recruitment specialist that will be teaming up with Anglo-Continental to read more

Cost saving advice for Wakefield businesses

6th October 2017 Practical business advice, potentially leading to cost and environmental savings, is being offered to firms in Wakefield City Centre. The service, provided by specialist cost reduction and business improvement read more

Discounted Bus travel for city centre workers

6th October 2017 Wakefield BID, are adding extra value to the benefits they are providing city centre businesses through access to unlimited bus travel across Yorkshire. The Wakefield Business Improvement District (BID) has signed up read more

Wakefield Bar takes on the big players

6th October 2017 ONE of Wakefield’s leading leisure brands has been shortlisted for a prestigious award that sees it take on major players from other top UK locations and raises the profile of the city as an aspirational night time read more

Specsavers acquires new Grade A office space in Wakefield

5th October 2017 Specsavers has taken 3,059 sq ft of brand new Grade A office space at 2 Burgage Square, Merchant Gate with Knight Frank’s Leeds office brokering an office deal in the mixed-use development of Wakefield. Merchant read more

West Yorkshire printing firm acquires Australian business

5th October 2017 A security print and IT solution provider based in West Yorkshire and its Australian counterpart have acquired another Australian company. Hague Print, along with Hague Australia, has acquired Schinners Business read more

Finance Yorkshire backed construction company doubles turnover

2nd October 2017 Construction company MTW Architectural has more than doubled its turnover after increasing production capacity at its purpose-built premises in Wakefield. The business specialises in the design, manufacture and read more

Developer purchases 19.4 acre Wakefield site for new housing scheme

1st October 2017 A 19.4 acre site at Milton Road, Snapethorpe in Wakefield, has been acquired by Keepmoat Homes. Acting on behalf of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, CBRE’s Leeds Residential team brokered the deal to read more

Business telecommunications specialist NGC Networks has topped £5m turnover.

1st October 2017 The Wakefield-based business achieved £5.2m turnover in its latest financial year, an increase of 13.5 per cent year-on-year. The company’s workforce has grown to 32 people. NGC Networks provides read more

Key Security Group unlock 2 Regional Awards at the 2017 British chamber of Commerce Awards

1st October 2017 Key Security Group are delighted to announce they have been selected as the “Regional Winner” of the British Chambers of Commerce Business Award for the “Best Use of Technology”. This award read more