Pudsey chemicals manufacturer to take on more jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Foster, managing director of Vickers Laboratories, with some of the material it created for the the chocolate river in the film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

7:06am Thursday 21st August 2014

SPECIALIST chemicals manufacturer Vickers Laboratories is set to more new jobs after investing in new manufacturing facilities to meet strong business demand,

Leeds-Bradford Airport passenger numbers rise

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

8:11am Thursday 21st August 2014

LEEDS Bradford Airport reduced its losses in the year to March 31 as passenger numbers increased by 11 per cent to more than three million.

Ilkley developers set to redevelop Welsh hotel

6:16pm Monday 18th August 2014

ILKLEY-based property developer and investor Opus North has been given to go-ahead to redevelop the derelict Tudno Castle Hotel in Llandudno.

NG Bailey wins £3m outlets deal while city firm is to make signs for Harry Ramsden’s

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SIGNIFICANT WIN: Stuart Linington of NG Bailey

6:21pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

TWO locally-based specialists have secured national contract wins.

Keighley restaurant earns coveted accolade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (9187326)

6:25pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A KEIGHLEY restaurant which opened just two years ago has earned a coveted accolade.

‘Immigration cap could stop recovery for region's businesses'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SKILLS SHORT- AGE: Terry Jones head of account- ants and business advisors BDO

4:03pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

MOVES to clamp down on immigrant workers should be halted to enable companies to overcome rising skill shortages, according to a senior regional business advisor.

PR staff in the running for seven top awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: : (L to R) Anisha Mistry, Suzanne Johns, Jennifer Isles, Verity Clarke and Rebekha White

3:39pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

AN Ilkley-based public relations agency has been shortlisted for seven industry awards.

Adhesives manufacturer sticks to success at industry showcase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Colin Bennett

4:12pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

TAPES, adhesives and abrasives distribution firm Viking is making its debut at the North's largest manufacturing and electronics exhibition this autumn.

Bradford engineering firm Victor leads way with £750,000 investment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: EXPANSION: Mick Shaddock, Victor Manufacturing's managing director

6:22pm Thursday 7th August 2014

AN award-winning Bradford engineering firm which is expanding its operations in the city after winning new work, has been cited as an example of growing positivity, investment and job creation.

Shipley technology firm to help novice exporters step up to the global stage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Export 'ambassador' Eric Hawthorn, chief executive of Radio Design Ltd, is hosting 30 novice exporters

6:24pm Thursday 7th August 2014

EXPORT “ambassador” Eric Hawthorn, whose Shipley-based technology company sells most of its products overseas, will play host to around 30 novice exporters next week.

Construction workforce needs injuries support, says healthcare boss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (8708154)

6:27pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A BRADFORD healthcare boss has urged more construction employers to provide welfare support for workers after a survey revealed that nearly 60 per cent of construction site workers wrongly believe that their employers must have insurance to pay their salaries and medical benefits if they are off work.

Bradford & Bingley compensation campaigners hope minister will attend meeting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford & Bingley former head office at Crossflatts

6:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS on behalf of around one million Bradford & Bingley shareholders are hoping that a former government minister and B&B director will attend a public meeting on the sixth anniversary of the bank's break-up in 2008.

T&A Bradford Means Business networking event to celebrate Yorkshire Day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:58pm Thursday 31st July 2014

The latest Bradford Means Business networking event, held in partnership with the Telegraph and Argus and Yorkshire Enterprise Network, will celebrate Yorkshire Day tomorrow. 

Credit firm Provident Financial sees half-year profits of £90 million

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Crook CEO of Provident Financial outside the Bradford HQ

5:08pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PROVIDENT Financial has reported pre-tax profits of more than £90million despite having to pay out £4 million as part of a proposed 225-person redundancy move.

Pudsey Builders' merchant wins award for Great Yorkshire Show display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (Left to right): Mark Foster, branch manager of Gibbs and Dandy in Doncaster and Darren Hoyland, branch manager of Pudsey (right) receive their company's award from a representative at The Great Yorkshire Show.

5:34pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PUDSEY builders’ merchant Gibbs & Dandy picked up an award for their landscaping display at this month’s Great Yorkshire Show.

Keighley man completes five decades of employment at the same local firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Whitaker, front left, receives gifts from Dean, Smith and Grace works manager Stuart Shackleton to mark his retirement after 50 years at the firm

12:25pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A MAN who spent an incredible 50 years working for the same local Keighley firm has finally called it a day.

Bingley cosmetics firm jobs boost with £300,000 grant

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Richardson, director of Wildacre Cosmetics, Katharine Braim of Finance Yorkshire, and Steve Meredith, director of Wildacre Cosmetics.

10:44am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A BINGLEY-based cosmetics company is set to recruit up to ten more staff after securing a £300,000 Equity Linked Investment from Finance Yorkshire.

Accountants society chairman Alan gets British Empire Medal honour from Queen

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:52am Tuesday 15th July 2014

WELL-KNOWN Bradford business figure Alan Wintersgill, was awarded a BEM in the recent Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Local firms back Keighley Cougars by kitting out ground with wi-fi technology

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Cowgill, managing director of Exa, Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett and John Martins, technical director of Datacable

4:44pm Monday 14th July 2014

TWO firms have stepped up to sponsor free internet and Wi-Fi at Keighley Cougars' Lawkholme ground.

Comic book store opens in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

SPIDERMAN, Batman and co have made a new home at a comic book shop in Bradford thanks to a 21-year-old woman taking on her first business venture.

VIDEO: Bradford Tunnel Project plans go on public view

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:32am Friday 4th July 2014

Proposals for a Victorian-style underground market in the heart of Bradford's city centre are now open for the public to view, and subject to planning approval, developers say they hope to open in time for Christmas.

Plain packaging for cigarettes is a ‘danger to jobs’, says company boss.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mike Ridgway, director of the Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance

11:01am Friday 4th July 2014

RENEWED warnings about possible job losses - including in Bradford - have been issued by industry opponents of plain tobacco packaging as the Government announced new consultation and published draft regulations.

Creative students show off new designs at Bradford's Bombay Stores

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bombay Stores MD Saleem Kader and Aadam Aktar look at one of the designs

11:05am Friday 4th July 2014

CREATIVE students from a Bradford free school have turned designers to help boost the product lines of a Bradford shop.

Bradford care complex to generate around 140 jobs and homes for 90 residents

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7115274)

4:38pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

The development of a new £8 million Bradford care complex is expected to generate around 140 jobs and provide accommodation for more than 90 residents.

New faces at firm that helps make business dreams come true

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BEF new starters – Rupert Shires, Alison Senior and Hamish Rushworth

4:33pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

AN award-winning Bradford based social enterprise offering a financial lifeline to businesses across West and North Yorkshire has created five new jobs to support its expanding operations.

Rawdon site of first JCT600 dealership back in the family

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jack Tordoff at the redeveloped JCT600 roundabout site with the new Sainsbury’s Local

7:00am Friday 6th June 2014

Bradford-based motors group JCT600 has brought back the Rawdon site of its first dealership for a seven figure sum 42 years after selling the land.

Bradford's Chamber International appoints adviser

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Robin Tones

4:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

A new senior appointment has been made by fast-growing Bradford-based overseas trade specialist, Chamber International, to keep pace with demand for help from companies wishing to export.

Bradford designs shortlisted for building awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dixons Allerton Academy

2:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

Ten Bradford property designs are up for possible gongs next week at the regional finals of the Building Excellence Awards 2014.

Skipton travel agency bought by chain

11:00am Friday 6th June 2014

A Skipton travel agency founded 25 years ago has been acquired by another North Yorkshire operator.

Stage is now set for the T&A Bradford Means Business Awards glittering gala night

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danielle Dixon, winner of the Woman in Business Award and the Winner of Winners Award, at the T&A Bradford Means Business Awards 2013

7:05pm Thursday 5th June 2014

It’s here at last. . . the Bradford Means Business Awards 2014. Since launching this year’s awards in January, we’ve been bowled over by the number and quality of nominations we’ve received.

New deals means busy year for Bradford law firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Fawcett from law firm Gordons

12:49pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Bradford and Leeds law firm Gordons has made a strong start to the year after completing more than 15 deals and also has a healthy pipeline of work.

Online recruiters Blue Octopus move to new place in Otley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Blue Octopus staff celebrate the opening of the new office in Otley. Picture by jbcreatives.co.uk

12:58pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

An expanding online recruitment business has moved into new offices in the centre of Otley.

Chamber chief is criticised by Shipley businessman over 'pro-HS2' speaker at Bradford event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Developer Andrew Mason

8:00am Monday 2nd June 2014

Bradford business leader Paul Mackie has been accused of ignoring the views of local companies by hosting an event featuring a director of the controversial HS2 rail project.

Owner of Keighley pub sold

1:00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

Community pubs operator Amber Taverns, which owns a Keighley bar, has been sold in a deal worth about £90 million.

Shazad promoted at Bradford chartered surveyors Eddisons

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shazad Mahmood

12:00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

Shazad Mahmood has been promoted to associate director at chartered surveyors Eddisons.

Does Bradford's Morrisons sell best burger?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Williamson and Simon Kelly are pictured testing the award-winning burger

9:00am Monday 2nd June 2014

Bradford-based Morrisons will learn this week whether it makes and sells England’s best burger.

Bradford data systems firm Belgravium scoops £1.5m contracts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Hardy

8:00am Friday 30th May 2014

A Bradford technology company has clinched a half million pound order from a European airline operator.

Yorkshire trade union membership up

4:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

Trade union membership in the Yorkshire region has grown for the second successive year, new government figures show.

Ilkley firm NG Bailey collects safety awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NG Bailey’s Denton Hall is being targeted by animal rights activitists.

4:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

Following a decade of being awarded consecutive gold awards by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Ilkley-based building services group NG Bailey has this year secured a president’s award in recognition of its health and safety achievements.

Grant Thornton audit team appointment for Mark

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Overfield

3:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

Mark Overfield has been appointed director in Grant Thornton’s growing Yorkshire audit team.

Cottingley wool firm to take space at top show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Martin Curtis

1:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

A Bradford-based wool merchants and processing group is taking space at a major UK floorcovering show for the first time this autumn.

Minister supports call from Bradford Asian Business Forum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Salman Hussain, of Whetley Mill Properties, Mussadhik Hussain, of M and Z Real Estates, Mohabat Hussain, of Regal Fine Foods, Nikki Morgan MP, Taher Nawaz, of T Nawaz & Company, Arshad Javed, of ATL (Yorkshire), and Fazal Hussain

9:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Asian entrepreneurs in Bradford want more to be done to raise the city’s profile and are also calling for the development of an alternative retail offering in the city centre to complement to new Westfield development.

Bradford building society boss calls for Bank of England to wait before taking action on house prices

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew McPhillips

7:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

A Bradford-based building society executive has backed calls for the Bank of England to delay any action to cool the housing market with prices outside London still well off pre-crisis levels.

Profits triple at former Bradford firm Brewin Dolphin

2:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Investment firm Brewin Dolphin, which last year transferred its Bradford business into Leeds, said its half-year profit before tax tripled to £21.4 million from £6.8m after the wealth manager attracted more funds to the business.

Dales retreat used by Bradford businesses up for sale

10:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

A Yorkshire Dales retreat used by many leading businesses for team building and management courses is being sold after being run by its owners.

Keighley butcher elected president

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Roy Dykes

10:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Keighley butcher Roy Dykes has been elected president of the Confederation of Yorkshire Butchers Councils.

Minister supports call from Bradford Asian Business Forum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Artist’s impression of the Westfield development

10:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Asian entrepreneurs in Bradford want more to be done to raise the city’s profile and are also calling for the development of an alternative retail offering in the city centre to complement to new Westfield development.

Bradford-based Yorkshire Water tots up its green account

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Yorkshire Water engineers working on a storage tank

8:00am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Yorkshire Water is in a better position to measure the environmental impact of its operations after becoming the first water company to put a cost on them.

Chain with Bradford outlet is named top bookseller

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Win 'mini Ilkley festival library' of books

5:00pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Independent bookshop chain Blackwell’s, which has a branch in The Richmond Building at the University Of Bradford, has been named book retailer of the year at the annual Bookseller Industry Awards.

Seminar will to help Bradford exporters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eric Hawthorn in Radio Design’s expanded manufacturing area with one of the many components made for the 4G mobile networks

10:00am Tuesday 27th May 2014

A case study on the export success of a small Shipley firm will be the centrepiece on an event next month to help local businesses break into overseas markets.


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