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Colourful welcome awaits riders at airport

Passengers flying into Yorkshire via Leeds Bradford Airport are getting a colourful welcome thanks to some new artwork from Welcome to Yorkshire.

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Simon Spinks, managing director of Harrison Spinks.

Harrison Spinks leads the way in Queen’s Awards

A luxury bedmaker which grows its mattress fillings on a farm in Yorkshire is leading this year’s recipients of Queen’s Awards for Enterprise after receiving two accolades.

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Ian Ward, general manager of The Broadway in Bradford.

A ray of light for city’s new cinema experience

Cinema operator The Light is opening its tenth cinema in the UK in Yorkshire next month.

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The proposed new Ibis Budget hotel in Sheffield

New budget hotel completes scheme

Plans for a new city centre hotel have been submitted to the council.

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Dunlop Heywood director Stuart Hicks

Sky’s the limit for Dunlop Heywood as it lands 26th airport client

Rating consultant Dunlop Heywood is strengthening its position as an aviation rating expert after landing its 26th UK airport client.

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Leeds Beckett University has joined forces with Exa Networks to provide broadband connection and advice to start-up firms at centres including the Piece Mill in Halifax.

New partnership to help start-ups flourish

Leeds Beckett University has joined forces with internet service provider Exa Networks to provide super-fast connection and advice to start-up firms.

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Driver Hire is celebrating another record year of growth.

Another record year for Driver Hire

Transport and logistics recruitment company Driver Hire is celebrating another record year after increasing turnover by £8m.

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Caravan maker Willerby posts double digit growth

Caravan maker Willerby posts double digit growth

INVESTMENT in new product development helped static caravan manufacturer Willerby post double digit growth last year and it is forecasting another stellar year for 2018.

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Paul Sewell the MD of the Sewell Group in Hull. Picture by Simon Hulme

Developer defends Yorkshire Energy Park proposals

A Yorkshire developer has defended controversial plans for a £200m energy park in the region, which he said would attract new inward investment.

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The Penfold post box, on the corner of Middleton Avenue and Denton Road

Penfold post box designer named one of the greatest surveyors

The late designer behind Ilkley’s rare grade two-listed Penfold post box has been recognised as one of the most influential surveyors of the past 150 years.

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Andy Kendall-Jones, director of Southerns Office Interiors, Leeds.'''Picture by Roger Moody / Guzelian

Southerns Group set to smash £200m target early

Workspace interiors specialist Southerns Group is set to smash its £200m turnover target three years early following the completion of a major deal.

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Stephen Phillips working on The Glass Works in Barnsley

Henry Boot creates new jobs on £120m retail scheme

Henry Boot Construction is creating jobs in Barnsley after taking on 17 unemployed people to work full-time on a £120m retail and leisure development.

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Graeme Lee of Springfield Healthcare and Richard Taylor of BGF in The Chocolate Works Care Village, York.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Chocolate Works named best care village

A care home which was built on the site of a former chocolate factory has been named Best Care Village in the UK.

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The view from 1 City Square in Leeds where law firm Stone King is relocating to new offices later this month

Stone King takes larger offices in city to accommodate regional growth

National law firm Stone King is relocating to larger premises less than two years after opening its Yorkshire office.

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Alan Ryder, chief executive of RSK Group

RSK keen to grow Central Alliance following acquisition

A Yorkshire-based pre-construction company has been taken over by a large engineering services firm.

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Thermotex Chesterfield

How boss Chloe, 25, dragged Thermotex into modern world

A university graduate who went to do work experience at her parents’ engineering firm is targeting huge growth for the business after taking charge and dragging it into the 21st century.

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Justin Musgrove, chief executive of The Bannatyne Group

Record turnover and profits for Bannatyne

FITNESS chain The Bannatyne Group said a successful investment programme has delivered a record turnover and a 57 per cent increase in profits.

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An art installation is projected onto The Deep in Hull, forming part of the Made in Hull series marking the official opening of its tenure as UK City of Culture in 2017.  Danny Lawson/PA Wire

City of Culture boosted wider Yorkshire economy in 2017, SME data shows

Hull’s status as European City of Culture is thought to have boosted Yorkshire’s wider economy, according to new data.

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Steve Robb, EY's head of financial services for the North

Financial services outlook for 2018 better than expected

This year is set to be another challenging year for UK Financial Services, but the outlook is better than many expected, according to a new report

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Sterling Capitol believes the �200m investment in Yorkshire by Siemens will unlock the potential of its business park next door.

Siemens factory will ‘unlock potential’ of site next door

A director at developer Sterling Capitol believes the £200m investment by Siemens in Yorkshire will unlock the potential of its business park next door.

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