We would like to introduce you to a creative and entrepreneurial bunch of people, please feel free to reach out and connect!


Backstage Academy

Backstage Academy provides the best possible training for the flourishing live events industry with fantastic industry links and access to production facilities for teaching and learning.  We provide relevant, up-to-date training so that degree students get a real taste for what life is like in the backstage entertainment industry, with a focus on employability.

Founded in July 2009, we have quickly earned a reputation as a centre of excellence for backstage training, specialising in degree courses, short courses and bespoke training programmes for young students, established professionals and community groups.

We are based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, in the largest purpose-built production rehearsal arena complex in Europe, LS-Live, which counts Jay Z, The Stone Roses, Dizzee Rascal, Lady Gaga, Robbie Williams, The BBC, ITV and Monster Energy amongst it’s clients.



Bellingham IT

Bellingham IT specialise in implementing and supporting IT solutions for businesses throughout Wakefield, Leeds and the surrounding region.  Bellingham offer a unique one-stop-shop of hardware, operating system and application software support, which means you only have one company to call when things go wrong.  We guarantee a quick response and a quick fix to your problems.  Our specialisation in Cloud IT solutions may also be of interest if you have field based employees. If you have any questions about IT please do not hesitate to call Bellingham IT.




Change, grow, live (CGL) are one of the largest social care and health providers in England and Wales. Our services users are adults, young people and families, whose lives are affected by substance misuse, homelessness, poverty, unemployment, domestic abuse, mental health and offending.

CGL in Wakefield provides the substance misuse service to young people aged 10 to 18 years across all areas of Wakefield. The service aims to divert children and young people from the use of drugs and alcohol through reintegrating and including the child or young person into his/her family, community, school, training or work.



Carmel Harrison PR

Carmel Harrison PR is a public relations agency specialising in the manufacturing, construction and IT sectors. Working for clients across Yorkshire with bold ambition to trade globally we help them identify their key messages and then connect them with their target audience to drive growth.
We operate across print, broadcast and digital platforms and embed strategy at the heart of our and their operation.
Our team is made up of former journalists from the world of daily, weekly and trade print publications as well as TV and radio broadcasters who have worked locally, nationally and internationally.



Gaia Packaging Solutions

Gaia Packaging Solutions was officially launched in November 2016 by two work colleagues and friends, Tim Carsley (MD) and Stephen Piper. These founder members have an extensive supply chain background and expertise in delivering meaningful logistic and packaging solutions in complex and challenging distribution channels.

Gaia is synonymous with the environment we live in, subsequently conveying our beliefs and core values. Greek mythology portrays Gaia or Mother Earth as a powerful figure that protects and nurtures all living things on the planet. The name conveys our commitment to business solutions that impact the longer term holistic imperative – a sustainable world. Our unique protective packaging solutions are represented by our use of the Greek letter lamba which means ‘protector.’



Learning Curve Limited

Learning Curve are a National training provider based at Unity Works in Wakefield, providing Occupational Pathway courses to the unemployed.  Working in partnership with the DWP, we deliver courses on Security, Health and Social Care, Working with Children and Employability Skills.  Improving people’s lives and raising aspirations for the local community.




Maze are business improvement specialists and work with companies such as Specsavers, BUPA, TalkTalk, Your Move and Q Hotels.  Maze specialise in customer service excellence, leadership development and staff motivation.  Maze have a tried and tested method of staff improvement with measurable bottom line benefits, identifying the actions and attitudes of your top-performing people and make it easy for the rest to echo that behaviour.  Maze achieves this though a combination of software, training and coaching services. For further details on how Maze can take your staff and business from good to great visit our website.



Orchard Recruitment Solutions

As one of the UK’s leading construction recruitment businesses Orchard provide our candidates with an unparalleled degree of service for both permanent and temporary positions.

Utilising our combined 30 years’ experience and contacts within the country’s leading construction, property, and civil engineering businesses, we are able to place more candidates successfully than other non-specialist recruiters.

Our consultants will help throughout the job search process, including helping to find the perfect role, assisting in producing the strongest CV and helping to prepare for interviews.



Pinnacle People

At Pinnacle People, we are focused on getting our customers back into work and providing them with the skills they need to gain lasting employment.   Set up in 2008, we quickly established ourselves as a reliable supplier to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), becoming a prime contractor to DWP via the Jobcentre Plus Support Contract.  We have established ourselves as a respected and high-performing provider of welfare-to-work programmes, helping more than 15,000 long-term unemployed customers to find work since 2009.




We deliver a range of employability and skills contracts across Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Birmingham & Solihull, The Midlands, The Marches and West Yorkshire. All of our provisions benefit a diverse range of customers, supporting them to overcome barriers, develop new skills, find sustainable employment, and make truly beneficial changes to their lives.



SNJ Architects

Specializing in commercial and domestic architectural projects, SNJ Architects was established in 2013 and works throughout the UK with a number of leading investors, property developers, pension funds and private clients.  SNJ are currently working on a number of schemes in town and city centres, in shopping centres and retail parks. They have previously been finalists in the South West Building Excellence Awards in recognition of their work to regenerate a mixed use, town centre building. SNJ Architects is an RIBA Chartered Practice and a member of The Green Register.



Synapse Digital

We deliver a data-driven approach to digital marketing.

At Synapse, we’re not interested in churning out cookie-cutter reports and sending confusing sets of figures and metrics.  It’s about clarity, Synapse Digital help clients establish and action a clear plan of attack for all digital marketing, built around measurable outcomes for business.  Whether you’re looking to market on social media, paid and organic search, content and digital PR, in-app, display, remarketing… our skill set, experience and insight can help your business succeed online.