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.

Robin Tones, 51, a former business coach at Kirklees Youth Enterprise Centre, where he helped young entrepreneurs set up creative businesses, has been appointed Enterprise Europe Network business adviser.

He will support small businesses wanting to access new overseas markets with a free match-making process connected to more than 600 network groups in 50 countries.

Robin is the fifth appointment in the past three months at Chamber International, which provides a wide range of services to companies involved in overseas trade.