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Mansfield Pollard sponsor Skipton Girls’ High School’s first-ever award for engineering

Air management experts Mansfield Pollard – suppliers of energy efficient ventilation and sound management equipment to a global consumer base – has strengthened its growing relationship with Skipton Girls’ High School by sponsoring the school’s first-ever Engineering Award. The annual prize giving event recognises the academic achievements and personal triumphs of the higher education students of Skipton Girls’ High School.

Written on 10th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Investing in our Future

With thanks to http://www.keighleylabs.co.uk/ Here at Keighley Laboratories Limited, we continue to invest in training our young employees in the specialised skills they need to support and grow our business. Over recent years, we have taken on a number of young people whom we have supported towards the successful completion of their apprenticeships. By learning ‘on the job’ we are able

Written on 10th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Housing group in pledge support for Women’s Day

Staff and customers at Incommunities have made equality pledges as part of their celebrations to mark International Women’s Day (8th March). Members of the housing group’s Equality Steering Group ran an information awareness session and quiz at their Shipley base on the theme of gender equality. Scores of messages were posted on a ‘pledge wall’ to show how colleagues value

Written on 9th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Planned industrial action on Northern rail services

With thanks to Metro. Passengers advised to avoid unnecessary journeys and to plan ahead. Planned industrial action by RMT Union members. The 24-hour strike runs between midnight Sunday 12 and midnight Monday 13 March, with some disruption also expected first thing on Tuesday 14 March as service patterns re-form. Please note that services will generally not start before 7am, with

Written on 8th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

European student in work experience exchange at housing group

A young German exchange student is getting a taste of working in the UK with the help of Bradford-based Incommunities. Jana Anthes (20) from Cuxhaven in Northern Germany is taking part in a three-week traineeship with the housing group, supported by the European funded ERASMUS student exchange programme. Jana is in the final week of her placement which has included

Written on 6th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Yorkshire apprentice scoops national award and urges other to follow same route

A Yorkshire hairdressing apprentice has been named one of the best in the country at a national awards ceremony. Charlotte Blowers, an apprentice at Salon Exceed in Clayton Heights in Bradford won the  I-Can Qualifications Award for Intermediate Apprentice of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards. The 19-year-old, from Halifax, collected her award at a ceremony at London’s Grosvenor

Written on 6th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Fundraisers blaze a trail for Candlelighters

Business development manager Mark Stidwill arrives from PGG Wrightson Seeds, bringing a wealth of turf and business development expertise to the group. Mark will be based out of STRI’s Brisbane office, but will be working across the business operations in Asia-Pacific. STRI continues its investment in the well-known SportsTurf business, now part of the STRI Group, through the recent addition

Written on 3rd March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Young West Yorkshire accountant highly praised at regional awards ceremony

Samantha Riley, a young accountant at prominent Bradford accountancy firm Watson Buckle, was placed second at the Young Accountant of the Year Awards 2017 on Friday 24 February. During a formal interview which took place prior to the ceremony, a panel of three judges praised Samantha on her drive, honesty, and great presentation and team skills. The event, held in

Written on 2nd March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Retailer Iceland has appointed Yorkshire law firm Gordons

Major British food retailer Iceland has appointed Yorkshire law firm Gordons to handle all future store acquisitions. The appointment is for a three-year period and applies to all new stores in England and Wales. Iceland’s ambitious expansion programme will see it open up to 25 new The Food Warehouse stores across the UK in 2017. Launched in 2014 and targeted

Written on 1st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Employ an intern this summer

Local businesses can recruit an enthusiastic undergraduate student between the end of May and September 2017 in a cost effective way. Funding available for SME’s Payroll and contract administrated by the University SME (less than 250 employees) 50% funded for 6 weeks (cost to you = £825) For large organisations the cost of a 6 week placement is £1650 The

Written on 1st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News