As the West Yorkshire city marks Leeds Business Week, Chris Broadbent, managing director of MediaCom Leeds, takes a look at the fabric of the region’s business world for Prolific North.

In the latest edition of our regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News, we've spoken to Jon Stubley, Partner at Something More.

He explains why he and two colleagues have decided to leave Elmwood to go it alone, their plans for the growth of the agency and his views on the Leeds design scene generally.

Last week we looked at the astonishing speed technology is improving and infiltrating our daily lives with three key attitudes toward digital disruption. This week I’m going to share some practical pointers I’ve found useful when a business or organisation is looking to exploit digital advancements.

In the latest edition of our regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News, we've spoken to Paul Wheeler, the COO of MediaCom North Group.

For the next few weeks, Ian Patterson, the head of digital transformation at The Digital Consultancy is writing a Digital Transformation Diary exclusively for Prolific North.

Last week we kicked off a new series of our regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News.

This week we've spoken to Katie Gallagher, who has just been appointed MD of Manchester Digital.

Four months ago, we set out to identify the North's leading media and creative industry figures.

Today we kick off a new series of a regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News.

First up it's Scott Davies, who has just been announced as the new global CEO of social TV company never.no.

The shortlist for the Northern Marketing Awards 2014 is revealed today. Almost 200 entries were received this year, an increase of more than 35% over the début awards last year. The awards dinner on Thursday 16 October with the guest speaker John Maltby, CEO of Williams & Glyn bank, is shaping up to be the largest single gathering of the North’s leading marketers and marketing agencies in 2014.

Entries have come from a wide variety of companies, organisations, institutions and agencies from across the North and include many of the region’s and UK's biggest brands.

When I started off as a local government press officer in east Lancashire, the Accrington Observer had six reporters who were each dispatched to cover the council’s various meetings. Now the paper doesn’t even have an office in the town, writes Kevin Meagher, communications consultant, political blogger and former editor of Postcode Gazette.


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