Thomas Cook Closes Bradford Contact Centre

Thomas Cook the package holiday giant announced this week that hundreds of jobs will be axed at its Bradford contact centre. The ailing firm said 537 people are employed at the Bradford office but stressed that some roles would be relocated Read More →

Planet Leeds Street Festival Returns

Planet Leeds Festival is back this weekend and organisers are hoping to make it bigger and better this year. The free annual street festival will feature performers from diverse cultures and communities across Leeds. The festival kicks off on Read More →

Boot camp for Yorkshire’s clever clogs

Young entrepreneurs across Yorkshire will gather in Barnsley next month to turn their fledgling business ideas into reality at the annual Graduate Entrepreneurship Boot Camp. Around 30 entrepreneurial students and graduates will attend the four day residential at Northern College, Barnsley, Read More →

Made in Yorkshire pushes exports to Russia

A Grassington-based cabinetmaker has seen a boom in export orders despite the slump in the economy. Royal Oak Furniture that produces bespoke cabinetry for embassies and palaces as well as private residences throughout the world has already seen three overseas orders Read More →

Sheffield engineers complete £10m Canadian project

Sheffield engineers have completed a six-month contract to install three colossal hoists at a Canadian mine where temperatures can fall below -30°C. The company designed, manufactured and delivered three complete mine hoists to Canadian company HudBay Minerals, which is Read More →

m2r sign agreement with Australian labour provider CoreStaff.

Wakefield-based international recruitment company m2r Ltd has secured an exclusive partnership agreement with an Australian labour hire organisation. Recruitment company CoreStaff, is a provider of labour hire and permanent recruitment services to the largest mining and energy companies in Australia. The agreement Read More →