Universal AV Rebrand

universal AV Site

One year on under new ownership the Universal Group has made the bold decision to rebrand and align both Universal Live and Universal AV. This will provide the group with uniformity across the companies as they continue to grow and further cement the ties between them.  The new structure strengthens the group propelling them into a new era together. Universal

Written on 17th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members News

City Centre law firm expanding into Roundhay

After two years expanding into Wakefield and then Bradford, Leeds city centre law firm, Levi Solicitors LLP, is expanding again, this time into North Leeds. Levi Solicitors are opening a new office in Margaret House, Devonshire Crescent in Roundhay, enabling their north Leeds client base to reach them with ease. Managing Partner, Steven Newdall said, “We have advised a loyal

Written on 16th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members News

Need help finding work?

InCommunities site

Incommunities are running three weekly Work Clubs in the Keighley area to help residents into work and also access training. These free drop-in sessions have been set up by the housing group’s Community Resilience Team and cover:- sourcing local job sites preparing CVs completing job applications and learning basic computer skills The work clubs take place as follows:- Monday –

Written on 15th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members News

Approach PR team expands with new senior account manager

Approach PR Site

Ilkley-based public relations consultancy, Approach PR, is continuing its expansion with the appointment of senior account manager, Lynne Kelly, to its award-winning team. Lynne brings more than 10 years of consumer and business-to-business communications experience to the agency. With a portfolio including work for Premier Foods, Morrisons, Bio Oil, Pure Gym, Bausch & Lomb, various retailers as well as eating

Written on 14th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members News, News

Fundraising garden centre boosts community charities’ funds

Tong Site

Three weekends of festivities coupled with goodwill from customers at a Bradford garden centre helped raise significant funds for local charities. In the run up to Christmas, Tong Garden Centre invited local charities and groups to come to the centre and raise funds over some of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Salvation Army bands from Morley and Wibsey,

Written on 14th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members News, News

Architect has designs on property sector

Allan Booth (centre) with new vice-chair Marianne McCallum

Bradford Property Forum has a new chairman.  Allan Booth of Rance Booth Smith architects has taken over the running of the networking and lobby group from Chartback Developments’ Steve McManus.  Allan will lead the group for the next two years, taking charge of networking events, steering group meetings and co-ordinating the overall direction of the business group.  The Property Forum

Written on 14th February 2017Mike Cartwright. Published in Environment, Infrastructure, Lobbying, News

Cupid strikes twice at Kirkgate Shopping

kirkgate site

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day at Bradford’s Kirkgate Shopping as it prepares to celebrate the weddings of two staff couples who met there. Two of the centre’s security staff are currently swapping wedding tips as they plan for almost identical weddings at Bradford’s Great Victoria Hotel. The first Kirkgate couple to wed on 7 October is security

Written on 13th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members News, News


sovereign Site

Bradford-based cash plan provider Sovereign Health Care is expanding its product range by offering an income protection product in conjunction with PG Mutual through its newly created subsidiary company, Sovereign Assured Partners Ltd. Income Protection Plus will pay a regular income if the policyholder is unable to work due to illness or injury, but the plus is that it also

Written on 13th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members News, News

New Admin Team at Verner Wheelock

Verner Wheelock - Site

Verner Wheelock, the award-winning food industry training company, has recently appointed three new recruits to its administration team. Heading up the department is Admin Controller, Mitch Morrison, who has worked previously in hospitality and events at Harrogate International Centre. Mitch is joined by Rachael Breckon ,(Training Support), who has several years’ experience ,having worked in Central Admissions at Craven College;

Written on 13th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members News

BAK support supports Cyber Crime Officers in Bradford


BAK LTD, an Independent O2 Franchise located just outside of Bradford has started to spread awareness throughout the local community on how to keep children safe online. The franchise, now entering its 10th year of business, operates both of the O2 stores in Bradford and has worked hard at raising the profile of O2’s most recent partnership with the NSPCC.

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