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Free Business Support Seminar at Digital Media Centre

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Business owners in Barnsley are being offered free support to understand and implement major pension scheme changes which come into force in October. Chartered accountants and business advisers Gibson Booth fear many local companies will be caught out by the changes so have organised a free seminar at the Digital Media Centre on County Way…. Read more »


Barnsley’s school leavers urged to consider apprenticeships

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As students ponder what to do next following their GCSE and A-level results, a Barnsley-based training provider is urging them to consider the benefits of apprenticeships. Dimensions Training Solutions, Yorkshire’s biggest independent provider of hairdressing, barbering and beauty training, wants more young people to look at apprenticeships as a route to entering a long-term, fulfilling… Read more »


Creative and digital businesses offered support programme

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Creative and digital businesses will soon be able to tap in to a range of industry experts as part of an innovative support programme at Barnsley Digital Media Centre. The programme, which launches in September, is designed to support the growth of creative and digital businesses in the region. A programme of events to help… Read more »



School Sports provider calls on businesses to help build Olympic legacy

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A Barnsley-based social enterprise organisation which provides sports services to schools and communities in the borough is asking business owners to help them build an Olympic legacy. Team Activ works with hundreds of schools across the region, as well as local communities, to provide sports events and opportunities ranging from rounders leagues to athletics competitions, and badminton to… Read more »


Barnsley-based Bigfoot Digital have 'Open House' in August

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Barnsley-based internet marketing experts Bigfoot Digital are offering local businesses a one-off opportunity to improve their internet marketing without having to pay a penny. From 13-31 August, Bigfoot Digital will be holding an ‘open house’ where local business owners can pop in to their office and enjoy a free website, social media or online promotion… Read more »


Barnsley Arcade sold at London auction for £1.5m

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The Arcade in Barnsley, which includes 26 shops and other businesses, has been sold for £1.5m to an unnamed investor. The confidential sale took place at an auction at the Park Lane Hotel, London. Barnsley Council leader Coun Steve Houghton said: “We hope the new owner will be prepared to invest in The Arcade, which… Read more »


Social Media Seminar for Women in Business

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A Social Media Seminar for Women in Business will be held at the Digital Media Centre in Barnsley on Wednesday, July 4. Those attending will be given tips on: Protecting your information online, use Social Networks safely and effectively. Find out about new trends such as Foursquare and Pinterest. Learning how to use Social Media… Read more »


Barnsley-based tanker manafacturer given fuel for thought

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Work carried out by Hallam Energy experts at Sheffield Hallam University has helped a Barnsley-based tanker manufacturer potentially reduce a major supermarket’s fuel consumption by up to 10 per cent. Barnsley-based Road Tankers Northern (RTN) has developed a new tanker for supermarket giant Morrisons, which experts say has a lower carbon footprint and is more… Read more »


Pay your rent the smart way

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A new app has been launched which allows Berneslai Homes customers to pay their rent wherever they are, at the touch of a button. Allpay have facilitated a new payment method using an app which is speedy, convenient and secure for customers to pay their rent. Berneslai Homes customers with an Apple or android smartphone… Read more »