With the strapline ‘Live Lounge-Dare to be Different’, West Yorkshire based act ‘Live Lounge’ has achieved unprecedented success since its formation. In 2011, former classically trained violinist Howard Nash faced redundancy from his senior position in the Audit Commission. He Read More →
The Awesome Live Lounge Music


A brand new concept in Italian dining has opened its doors in Leeds, promising to bring authentic Italian cuisine and atmosphere to the city centre. VINeataly, based in Granary Wharf, aims to recreate the traditional enoteca gastronomic, an Italian wine Read More →
Leeds Welcomes A New Concept In Italian Dining

New Innovative Support Programme to Boost Creative Sector

Creative and digital businesses will soon be able to tap in to a range of industry experts as part of an innovative support programme at Barnsley Digital Media Centre. The programme, which launches in September, Read More →

Dealing with retirement post 1 October 2011

Last year we saw the abolishment of the default retirement age; which has caused much confusion with employers particularly in respect to whether or not they would be justified in having a fixed age for retirement. Employers now essentially have to Read More →

Meet the criminals, the preacher, the prisoner and the prostitute!

Simply Networking celebrates its 10th birthday next year and for most of those has operated events in Yorkshire. Leeds is the longest standing, with Sheffield introduced last year and Huddersfield, Halifax and Harrogate all in the pipeline. Networking is a key Read More →

Charter could help avoid family business tensions, says expert

Family businesses in the Sheffield region should have a written charter to help avoid potential problems, a specialist in the sector said this week. Richard Frost, from Sheffield-based chartered accountants and business advisers Hawsons fears that too few companies have Read More →

The Saltaire opens with celebratory cocktails at LBA

To celebrate the launch of the Saltaire Bar & Eatery at Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), mixologist Barry Maguire unveiled his winning concoction from the recent Ryanair Cocktail Competition. The cocktail; ‘Dublin’s Calling’, aptly named after one of Ryanair’s routes, Read More →

Creative Marketing Studio Reports Business Boom

Business is booming for one Barnsley-based creative marketing company. DMSQUARED, which formed following a merger between DM2Creative and Pixel One earlier this year, offer marketing solutions for businesses. Mark Asquith, marketing director at DMSQUARED, said: “We’re delighted to be working Read More →