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.

Bradford kitchen equipment company expands its operations to south coast

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:48pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A BRADFORD-based commercial kitchen equipment and maintenance company has expanded its operations nationally through an acquisition in the South of England.

Yorkshire Building Society chief executive Chris Pilling in bullish mood as mutual celebrates 150th anniversary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Wednesday 8th October 2014

CHRIS Pilling is happy that Yorkshire Building Society Group is well on track to being a truly modern mutual business.

Export links boosted as EEF and UKTI join forces

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Wednesday 8th October 2014

EFFORTS to boost exports have been beefed up through closer links between a leading manufacturers’ organisation and the Government’s trade body, which has also strengthened its team in Yorkshire.

Wake-up call for Bradford's 'zombie' firms

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:20am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE number of “‘zombie’” businesses in the North of England has soared since the end of last year, a new report shows.

Safestyle UK's energy strategy pays dividends

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

MINIMISING costs and overcoming the rising price of energy has been crucial to securing growth in a competitive market at Bradford-based window and door manufacturer Safestyle UK.

Seabrook crisps is savouring success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

GOVERNMENT cash and advice from Bradford Council officials has helped city-based crisp maker Seabrook upgrade its operations and create new jobs.

Keybury Fire and Security rings the changes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

CONTINUED growth in demand has enabled a Keighley-based security systems firm to double the size of its base as it plans to hire more staff.

Owners call time on Bingley climbing centre business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Barn climbing centre at Crossflatts, which has closed

7:02pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE owners of a climbing wall centre in Bingley which closed due lease changes have revealed they will not reopen the business elsewhere.

Supermarket is first to price match against rivals Aldi and Lidl with discount card

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dalton Philips

3:10pm Friday 3rd October 2014

MORRISONS has today taken the price fight to discounters Aldi and Lidl which have been eroding its share of the grocery market.

Yorkshire practice proves key in growth of services firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stuart Watson

3:12pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE 340-strong Yorkshire practice of professional services firm EY made a key contribution to the firm's growth in the year to June 27.

Pub to become nursery as part of childcare chain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Ringway pub in Horsforth, which is to become a nursery

1:44pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A PUB is set to throw open its doors to young children after being sold to a Bradford nursery chain.

Bradford-based Morrisons pledges price match guarantee as supermarket price war intensifies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dalton Philips

1:22pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Morrisons has become the first of the big four supermarkets to pledge a price match guarantee against discounters Aldi and Lidl in the latest episode of the ferocious price war.

Keighley firm Fastek Consultancy celebrate ten years of growth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A GROWING company founded in Keighley is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Bradford-based flooring group Abingdon in £12m takeover

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

6:20pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A BRADFORD-based flooring group has been acquired in a £12 million deal which marks the second takeover of a West Yorkshire rival by expanding carpet manufacturer Victoria.

Aldi planning to step up pressure on Bradford-based Morrisons

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (10860002)

7:48am Tuesday 30th September 2014

DISCOUNT supermarket Aldi is planning to step up pressure on rival grocery chains, including Bradford-based Morrisons, by opening more than 60 new stores next year.

Bradford-based trade experts fly to rescue of quarantined parrot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ruben the parrot back safe home in Bahrain with his owners Frieda and Laurie van der Colff.

8:45am Tuesday 30th September 2014

PROMPT action by Bradford-based trade experts have come to the rescue of a stressed parrot and diffused an international misunderstanding.

Bingley design firm reaches crowd-sourcing target

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

EXECUTIVES at a start-up Bingley design firm reached their £1,000 funding target to launch a new range of hand-made carbon fibre slimline wallets within four hours through a crowd-funding cam campaign.

Hartleys extending opening hours at Skipton showroom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Neil Roberts

9:03am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FITTED furniture specialist Hartleys is extending the opening hours at its Skipton showroom and recruited a design consultant as trade continues to grow.

Former Morrisons executive charged with insider dealing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Profits at Morrisons supermarket dived by more than half after the supermarket chain's sales were savaged in the industry's ongoing price war.

4:11pm Monday 29th September 2014

A FORMER senior executive at Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons has been charged with two offences of insider dealing, the City regulator said today.



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