Bright future for new waste deal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:46pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A BRIGHT future lies ahead for a Bradford-based medical waste management firm – one of the oldest in the sector – according to its new Scottish owner.

Profits down as weather stays nice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:43pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRITAIN’S Indian summer will knock £25 million off profits at retailer Next after the sustained period of mild weather saw its sales performance melt away.

Impact of milk prices

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

FALLING milk prices again impacted on trade at Skipton Auction Mart’s main monthly Craven dairy auction. Smaller milk cheques meant that sale prices were lower than of late.

Law firm wins award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:39pm Thursday 30th October 2014

EMPLOYMENT specialists at Bradford and Leeds law firm Gordons have been named the top regional employment or human resources team in the country.

School set for financial programme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:37pm Thursday 30th October 2014

LIDGET Green Primary School in Bradford has been selected to become a financial education centre of excellence as part of a ground-breaking partnership between global information services company Experian and the Personal Finance Education Group.

Land for 196 homes up for sale

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:08pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

PROPERTY agent CBRE has been instructed to sell industrial land in Keighley for housing development.

Profits on the move thanks to mobiles

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:05pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE owner of home shopping brands Littlewoods and Very said annual profits jumped after a surge in shoppers placing orders from mobile devices.

Gary brings more drive to after sales

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:03pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

GARY White has been appointed after-sales manager at Bradford motor dealer Clive Brook Volvo as part of the company’s growth plans.

Solar panels in £11m YBS makeover

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

YORKSHIRE Building Society has installed hundreds of solar panels at its Bradford headquarters as part of an £11 million refurbishment of the site off Rooley Lane.

Baby store gets backing for £100m

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

PLANS for the modernisation of struggling retail chain Mothercare are to go ahead after City investors backed a £100 million fundraising.

New man at helm of Co-op Bank

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:56pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CO-OP Bank, which came close to collapse last year, has appointed a new chairman as the lender attempts to rebuild its reputation.

Pets firm's expansion success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:54pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

PETS at Home said its half-year sales jumped ten per cent after it opened new stores and rolled out more of its vets practices and pampering Groom Rooms.

Firm collects award from Center Parcs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:39pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

WORKPLACE equipment supplier Slingsby has won a supplier award from leisure centre operator Center Parcs.

Latest from sheep show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:36pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

ALL 31 lambs were sold in the Dalesbred Sheep Breeders’ Association’s annual show at Skipton Auction Mart. Shearling rams averaged £173.05 per head and aged rams £81.90. Father and daughter Godfrey and Alison Haygarth, of Aigden Farm, Wigglesworth, near Skipton, showed the champion and received the Royston Baxter Trophy. The winner sold for 700 guineas.

Conference for women in business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:34pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

LIZ Preston, of Craven Safety Services, is the speaker at the next monthly meeting of the Enterprising Women group.

Charities welcome greetings card plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:32pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

KEIGHLEY-based personalised marketing specialist Hello Market has developed a new way of enabling fundraising groups to raise extra cash through the sale of greetings cards.

Jobs created at Bradford logistics and distribution service

7:44am Monday 27th October 2014

TWO new jobs, with more in the pipeline, have been created by leading logistics and distribution business Torque which has built a new technical services centre in Bradford.

Hunters is opening a new branch in Shipley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

2:20pm Monday 27th October 2014

ESTATE agency group Hunters is opening a new branch in Shipley following the success of its Bingley office which opened two years ago.

Increased passengers at Jet2 fail to match seat capacity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pest Control feature on  Matthew Hirst - Image of an Aircraft taken off at Leeds Bradford Airport where Matthew flys his birds of prey to avoid Engine collision .  (11902789)

1:46pm Monday 27th October 2014

INCREASED passenger numbers at Yeadon-based leisure airline Jet2.com have failed to match increased seat capacity, according to its owner.

Customers vote bank as the best

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:53pm Friday 24th October 2014

CUSTOMERS at a giant-killing ‘challenger’ bank have rated its service best among British banks for the sixth year running.

Fly hire firm buys in new helicopter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

PRIVATE aviation company Multiflight has expanded its fleet of charter helicopters.

Debenhams looks for festive boom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:48pm Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW promotional strategy has boosted Debenhams as it looks to recover from a 24 per cent slump in profits caused by disastrous Christmas trading.

MP hails plan for financial support

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:45pm Friday 24th October 2014

OTLEY MP Greg Mulholland has welcomed a government promise of extra support to help small businesses employ military reservists.

Developers employ new land director

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:43pm Friday 24th October 2014

HOWARD Gray from Oakenshaw, Bradford, has been promoted to divisional land director at Jones Homes (Northern) Ltd.

Chance for networking

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:41pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FREE networking event in Bradford will feature two senior business figures.

Pram Maker sees profits take a fall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:49pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PRAM maker Silver Cross UK expects further growth in the short to medium term after coming through a challenging 2013 which saw profits tumble.

European accolade for town college

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:45pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

ILKLEY based Virtual College has been named among Europe’s top 20 e-learning companies.

Drop in county's shop unit closures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:42pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SHOP closures in Yorkshire fell by 11 per cent in the first half of 2014 from 244 in 2013 to 216 this year, according to new figures from accountants PwC.

Shop staff case goes to Europe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

UNION leaders have expressed hopes that years of legal wrangling over compensation for thousands of shop workers who lost their jobs when stores went out of business could be resolved.

GKN hit by high pound

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:38pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

ENGINEERING firm GKN said sales of £1.8 billion for the three months to September 30 were three per cent higher on an organic basis, offset by a £119 million hit from sterling’s strength against most major currencies.

Customers hit 80,000

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WEST Yorkshire caravan and motorhome insurance provider is celebrating reaching 80,000 customers as it continues to recruit more staff.

New recruit to get firm in super shape

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:21pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FELICITY Green has joined AWB Charlesworth Solicitors as practice manager.

Steel firm's investment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:17pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRADFORD’S Barrett Steel is investing £600,000 at its offshore site in Middlesbrough installing the country’s first 1500mm diameter tube plasma profiler.

Council land up for grabs at auction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:14pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FIVE Bradford Council lots are going under the hammer today (TUES) at a property auction. They include land and a former council depot in Bingley.

Tracker reveals consumer boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CONSUMER confidence in Yorkshire is at its highest level for three years, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker.

Jet firm sees drop in orders and profit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:08pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ROLLS-Royce has dashed hopes for a return to growth next year after seeing customers delay or cancel orders due to worsening economic conditions.

Keighley business enjoys major growth with orders from global aviation sector

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ACHIEVING world-class accreditation for its technical services has helped boost sales by nearly a third at a West Yorkshire metallurgical specialist.

Bradford cloth manufacturers are Shanghai bound

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:34pm Monday 20th October 2014

LEADING wool cloth producers from the district have today flown to China to promote their wares at one of the world’s biggest apparel fabrics and accessories exhibitions.

Cash boost for Bradford's new brewery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

BUSINESS "‘angels"’ have gave a major boost to a new city brewery venture by investing £300,000.

Shipley fitness business is hunting for new leaders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

HELPING people keep fit – including employees at local businesses – has proved a formula for success for a Shipley married couple who both made a career change to launch the operation a year ago.

Success is sweet for Shipley's Just Desserts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A GROWING Shipley dessert-maker has been cited among small manufacturing firms set to benefit from domestic sales in an expanding UK economy.

Bradford insurers Soverign Health Care call on MP Gerry Sutcliffe to tackle tax reform

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE boss of a Bradford-based health insurer has briefed a city MP on key tax reforms the business wants to make cover more affordable.

How John Speak Trust drove exports in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE search is on for past recipients of a language scholarship programme which has been benefitting business people from Bradford and further afield for the past 90 years.

Bradford companies urged to take on apprentices to help boost business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

MORE small businesses are being urged to sign up to an initiative aimed at helping them employ apprentices.

Thinking outside the box for website helps Shipley packaging firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Woodhead MD of ASC Direct has seen a rise in homeworkers using their products

11:33am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BRITAIN'S growing army of home workers is providing a boost for a Shipley-based packaging company which is predicting sales growth in its online sales of around 20 per cent over the next 12 months.

Delight as Steeton stairlift firm lands export prize

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Belmont receiving the award from Andy Wood of Grant Thornton

11:14am Tuesday 14th October 2014

ACORN Stairlifts, which now earns more than half its revenues from overseas sales, has won a regional export award for the second time in two years.

New VAT service for Yorkshire businesses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

11:34am Tuesday 14th October 2014

MORE than 1,500 businesses in Yorkshire supplying digital services across the European Union will be able to register for a new online VAT service from October 20, exempting them from having to register VAT separately in each country where they do business.

Delegates served up a tasty treat from Shipley bakery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

11:13am Tuesday 14th October 2014

POSH scones from an award-winning Shipley bakery were enjoyed by around 80 delegates at the National Parks Societies annual conference in Skipton.

Two-day conference hopes to encourage new talent into a career in textiles

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (11343392)

4:09pm Monday 13th October 2014

DESIGN students will attend a two-day conference in Bradford this week designed to entice new talent into the textile industry.

Firm toasts £50,000 investment in its bid to return brewing to Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matthew Halliday

3:54pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A SCHEME to return brewing to Bradford city centre for the first time in nearly 60 years and create around a dozen jobs has received another funding boost.



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