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  • Two cheers for Holbeck

    success story

    It has come a long way, but has Holbeck – that bit of Leeds immediately south of the railway line and the River Aire – really regenerated itself fully? Peter Baber finds out.

  • 20 years and counting


    Coutts has just celebrated 20 years in Yorkshire. But Peter Baber discovers that isn’t the only reason why the head of its Yorkshire operations is smiling

  • Taking on the country


    Kevin Hollinrake has just taken his York-based estate agency through a merger that now gives it a national presence. Could this be the time for him to re-enter politics? Peter Baber finds out.

  • Oiling the Way

    success story

    The first man to have a telex machine in Bedale went on to create an £80m business. Peter Baber profiles the Kerfoot Group as its co-founder, David Kerfoot, prepares to step down after 33 years.

  • Portas plan pays off

    Eldon Square

    The last 12 months have seen unparalleled focus on the UK’s High Streets thanks largely to the government’s Mary Portas initiative says Greg Davison.

  • Twenty six steps to success


    Leeds-based digital marketing agency Twentysix thrives on not having a hierarchy and being like the client, it’s boss tells Peter Baber.

  • Don’t have a data disaster


    Even small businesses need to think about how they dispose of data, says Simon Brailsford.

  • Twice bitten, never shy


    Howard Gould returned to take over ISIS-Ex, a company he had been involved in setting up, some years after he moved onto other things. Here he explains why it was worth it

  • Relocation issues - own or lease?

    The Glasshoughton development

    Commercial property expert Kevan Carrick weighs up the options for new start ups and businesses needing to relocate.

  • The digital trends of 2013

    Cloud formation

    Next year will bring a period of change and consolidation in the digital sector, says Rob Mathieson, MD of North East-based web agency AYO Digital

  • The Channel Changer


    When Rob Woodward arrived at Pacific Quay in Glasgow, Scotland’s commercial television group was in debt-laden disarray. Kenny Kemp meets the man who helped switch the telly back on.

  • An articulate voice for business


    Nosheena Mobarik is the first chairman of CBI Scotland to come from a small business. BQ charts her remarkable rise to prominence.

  • On the road to paradise


    Stephen O’Neill, managing director of Newton Property Management, was rather sceptical about urban 4X4s. But his head has been turned by a rather stylish BMW