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Barnsley software company targeting new clients

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A Barnsley software company which increased turnover by 40 per cent last year has launched a fresh campaign to attract new clients following investment in staff development. Target Information Systems, which is supported through the Enterprising Barnsley business support programme, secured a £3,600 training grant from Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Target’s marketing manager… Read more »


‘One Great Day’ at the Alhambra raises £3,300 for charity

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The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley recently welcomed a whole host of superheroes to help with its ‘One Great Day’ fund-raising campaign to support two worthy charities. A staggering £3,300 was raised to benefit the town’s Tiny Hearts Foundation and, on a national level, Great Ormond Street Hospital. The charitable efforts featured a golf day;… Read more »


‘Bee Active’ response to help protect schoolchildren

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Award winning Active Response Security Services based in South Yorkshire are continuing to receive plaudits from far and wide for a community initiative aimed at protecting Primary School Children. Whilst the Initiative is to be pre-launched the benefits are available to Schools nationally. It is even expected to be used in Children’s Museums, Kidz Clubs… Read more »


Help Berneslai Homes into the top ten!

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Berneslai Homes are delighted to have been shortlisted for the 24 Housing Top 50 Social Landlords and really need your vote to get them to the top 10. The list has been put together by a national poll by 24 Housing magazine. Berneslai Homes was shortlisted for some big achievements including: staff raising £32,000 for… Read more »



New Launchpad for ambitious entrepreneurs

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Ambitious entrepreneurs in Barnsley can now access a free and comprehensive support service which has been launched to help them set up and run successful new businesses. Sheffield City Region Launchpad is a new fully inclusive and co-ordinated programme of start-up support which aims to help create hundreds of new businesses right across the region… Read more »


Barnsley finance firm shortlisted for national animation award

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Barnsley-based financial management company Lifetime is up for a national award for innovative use of animation. Lifetime’s Big Questions/Here Is A Man animation – done in collaboration with Marsden-based Fettle Animation and the ‘Bard of Barnsley’ Ian McMillan – (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdVxmrLojiQ) has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Use of Animation’ category in the 2016 Big Chip Awards…. Read more »


Business students given tribunal insight

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Barnsley College Business students have received an expert insight into the workings of employment law during two mock tribunal sessions. Two groups of Level 3 Business students were joined by Solicitor Toby Pochron of Ironmonger Curtis LLP for the sessions. Toby explained how an employment tribunal operates, what businesses must do to avoid being taken… Read more »



Gibson Booth appoint new director

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A Barnsley-based accountancy firm has appointed a new director. He is Rob Howard, 34, who becomes  tax director at Gibson Booth, joining managing director Robert Watson and directors Gary Dickinson and Scott Mell as a principal of the firm. Rob said: “I’ve been working towards this for a long time and it’s such a great… Read more »