Business

Latest business features from Brand Yorkshire

Thursday, 24 April 2014 08:54

CSR – A benefit to both communities and business

Where does your business sit in terms of its position within the local community? Other than helping you make enough money to pay the bills and make a profit, what positive contribution does it make to the communities it serves?
Thursday, 27 March 2014 13:30

£3,000 grants available for Superfast Broadband

The Superconnected Cities Connection Voucher Scheme provides grants of up to £3000 to businesses to cover the cost of connecting to a superfast internet connection.
Monday, 03 February 2014 13:26

Who exactly is your customer?

A pertinent question that often fails to be addressed by business owners and marketers is who exactly they are selling to?
Monday, 03 February 2014 13:26

Better media relations in 10 easy steps

In the scramble to get online, be social, go digital it seems to me that those stalwart sparring partners of public relations, the good old news media, are being trampled on and left behind.
Monday, 03 February 2014 13:25

Smashing the £1m turnover barrier

Julie Pickersgill, operations director of Harrogate based Advanced Digital Dynamics - a global IT supplier, specialising in computer hardware and data destruction - shares her insights on transforming the business from a team of three with a £300k turnover into a 24-strong operation with a £3.4 million turnover.
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 15:53

Yorkshire Cancer Research working with Yorkshire Businesses

Yorkshire Cancer Research is the UK’s largest regional medical research charity. Their focus is to help local people avoid, survive and cope with cancer by funding world class research.
Thursday, 17 October 2013 08:54

CSR: the benefits to business

The case for corporate responsibility is proven. It is no longer an added option for businesses; instead it is increasingly becoming integral to how they operate says Liz Needleman of Business in the Community.
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 15:06

Implementing standards wins business and awards

JTM Service Ltd, an Sme in West Yorkshire decided they would like to become certified to a number of Standards. Initially, they were looking to gain the Quality standard with an eye on the future to gaining Environmental and Health & Safety recognition.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 13:23

Business success through team development

Enhancing productivity and profitability is key to business success, however true productivity efficiency can only be delivered by a team that works together.
Monday, 03 June 2013 14:15

Apprenticeships: Good for business?

Over the course of the last couple of years or so, there has been a renewed focus in Apprenticeships as a post-GCSE option, with many employers recruiting apprentices way of ensuring they get a motivated, highly skilled workforce.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 14:46

An angel at your side

The business angel community has a huge amount to offer. What many people don’t realise is what angels can offer to business - and how to find them.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 13:36

Overcoming barriers to growth

In the wake of a challenging economic climate, many small business owners are bucking the trend of hunkering down and are instead embarking on ambitious growth plans.
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