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Has your business adopted new digital technology over the past 12 months to improve productivity? Have you innovated a new digital product or service?
You could be within a chance of making the TOP 100 in 2022, Nominate your Business today, the deadline for nominations is Friday 18th February 2022.
2021 Digital Enterprise TOP 100
BSP Hydraulics Ltd
BSP Hydraulics supply first class hydraulic products into the truck, mobile and industrial sectors. They manufacture hose & fittings in our purpose built hose assembly room and also repair and service all hydraulic components in their purpose built service facilities. They're in premier partnership with world leaders Parker Hannifin and we are the sole UK distributor for Hydro Leduc products.
Chroma Marketing Ltd
Chroma Marketing develops marketing strategies for small businesses and provides support with implementation. They provide a sense of accountability, training, idea generation and research/development to ensure that the marketing strategy a business implements is the most effective and efficient it can be in line with their wider objectives.
DRIAD - Innovation Enablers
Based in Leeds, DRIAD brings together 15 years in academic research, 30 years in education and strong expertise in technology and entrepreneurship to offer its clients a comprehensive bespoke service to bring their ideas to life. They have supported over 170+ companies accessing to over £50m in competitive funding from providers such as Innovate UK, the European Commission, LEPs, etc.
Divine health & wellbeing ltd
Divine health & wellbeing ltd supply online content in the way of specific courses tailor made for clients, they also create online content for corporate clients, local councils and Government alike. They specialise in the reduction of stress and anxiety, using powerful methods and techniques as well as instructional videos discussing mindset and its powerful abilities to focus your strengths, confidence and how to gain confidence, energies in the body, meditation and stress relief.
Evoke Media Group
Evoke specialises in digital story-telling harnessing the teams talents in media, video, content creation and social media to create the most memorable campaigns and tell incredible stories online. Some of it's biggest successes are securing a deal to make documentary films for Channel 4 News, achieving 26k subscribers and 12 million views per year on their YouTube channel as well as creating content that has received a number of national awards and accolades.
FeTu was established in 2016 based in West Yorkshire, they are an innovation driven enterprise that has created a revolutionary ‘green’ energy device targeting carbon reduction across a broad range of systems and industries. FeTu offers a disruptive enabling technology; a versatile ‘positive displacement turbine’ suitable for various applications.
Fleek Marketing is an award-winning digital marketing agency with strong roots in SEO.
They support organisations to develop and implement effective digital marketing, online sales and engagement strategies including SEO, social media, content marketing, website design and website development. Fleek Marketing also run workshops and deliver bespoke training for organisations and individuals.
Gem Commercial Contractors Ltd
Gem stands for Gas, Electric and Maintenance. The company is comprised of two divisions; property maintenance, repair and renovation and plumbing and heating. They provide services to the general public, however their main source of business is as subcontractors assisting letting agents, property developers or building contractors and other trades who commission their services to compliment their own property requirements.
At Headway they recruit to purpose driven organisations. Working with the likes of Virgin Money, Age UK, Heart Research and Leeds Arts University. They find hiring solutions in across permanent, contract and interim roles. Their "Insight" model uses psychometric candidate data to help our clients hire people that stay, thrive and achieve results.
Livewell supply and operate a range of automated retail and catering solutions for business clients. Workplaces, colleges, hospitals, schools and many other locations need to provide refreshment solutions for staff and public. In the age of automation, Livewell seek to provide self serve solutions to meet the refreshment needs of busy consumers. In some cases they supply vending, coffee and water equipment for clients to restock and manage themselves.
MMA Consultancy provides services to Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing and other Combat Sports promotions. They can supply everything from one official to running the whole show for a promoter. Their specialist area is the in live and recorded broadcast and commentary and presentation of an event.
Maximise is currently trading as a B2B company serving retailers and manufacturers in the fragrance, essential oil, and flavouring industries. Until recently, their main focus was on providing Tester Blotters ™ in various shapes, forms and sizes. These small strips of card are most commonly used for testing perfumes in high-street beauty stores and airport Duty Free shops.
National Safety Inspections Ltd
National Safety Inspections are an electrical safety company that covers all aspects of electrical work from electrical safety tests (EICR's), PAT Testing, emergency lighting, and remedial works that follow. They deal with a wide array of private landlords and are very well recognised electrical safety company throughout local and national letting agents.
Northern Media are a digital marketing agency based in Wakefield. They have a team of fourteen staff and offer a range of services including Web Development, Ecommerce, Web Maintenance, SEO, Google Ads, Google Shopping, Social Media Services, Email Marketing and Design. They have around 75 active clients, most of which are based in Yorkshire working in a diverse range of industry sectors. They have been established 11 years, are Google accredited and have several team members that are CIM chartered.
PBA Applied Ecology Ltd
PBA Applied Ecology was established in 2010 and has grown to become one of the UK’s most respected specialist ecology practices. They provide clients with efficient, well-targeted, and technically competent services that benefit sustainable development projects and the conservation management of natural habitats, native species and ecosystem function.
Pentest People is a UK-based cybersecurity consultancy, providing >1,800 clients with world-class penetration testing services, including:
1.PTaaS (Penetration Testing as a Service): a 24/7/365 security watchdog that identifies threats in the cyber landscape.
2.SecurePortal: a dynamic, real-time platform designed to improve the way clients view/manage their vulnerability status.
-Infrastructure, Web App Penetration Testing
-Social Engineering, VPN Configuration Assessments
-Firewall Ruleset, Network Devices Security Reviews
-MS Cloud: Security Reviews, Breach and Readiness Assessments.
In monitoring real and synthetic customer interactions from the outside Rapidspike provides clear insight on how to monitor, improve and protect their digital experience. They improve digital platforms to increase user happiness and performance, enabling better revenue growth whilst detecting damaging cyber-attacks to protect customer trust.
Reshore Apparel LTD
Reshore Apparel are a sustainable, ethical UK Clothing Design, Development and Manufacturing Company focusing on intelligent product development and engineering, sustainability and waste reduction, through means of 3D technology which enables product development to be visualised in a catwalk environment.
Safety Inspection Solutions Ltd
SIS Ltd provides skilled engineers visiting various sites/workplaces which can vary from engineering workshops, care homes, office blocks, building sites - basically anywhere that has lifting / pressure plant that requires periodic examinations by a competent person. Their focus is on their client's staff safety with minimal or no impact to there working day.
ShopAppy creates a shop window for every town, city or village in the UK making it easier for customers to support local businesses. They have grown from two towns to 25 towns in two years and have developed a franchise so that people can support their own localities through this innovative shop local platform. Businesses join the scheme with a flat subscription fee with no commissions on sales and can take advantage of the digital presence, marketing, ecommerce available to them in their area.
Social Progress Ltd
A team of six people, Social Progress offers a variety of services to deliver strategic digital marketing. From social media management, social media advertising to social media training on a 121 basis or for larger groups.
SoPro works with Facebook through the She Means Business programme to support all businesses across the UK and two of our team are Facebook Blueprint accredited trainers.
The Sonocent mission is to help people and organisations achieve more by transforming the way we use, and learn with, notes. They develop software applications that offer a distraction-free note taking experience, enabling users to audio record and then annotate the important parts, instead of needing to write comprehensive notes in the moment.
The Big Bang Partnership Ltd
The Big Bang Partnership Ltd is a commercial innovation consultancy that works with businesses of all ages and sizes to help them innovate and grow. Our MD, Dr Jo North, has leading-edge expertise in working with companies to optimise the creative potential of their people, products, services and brands and build an innovative, entrepreneurial capability into their organisational culture.
Jo brings a truly unique perspective to people, team and organisational development as she combines her academic excellence, facilitation and innovation skills with real-world, commercial business experience.
Visible Thoughts are passionate about helping other small businesses to fulfill their dreams. Helping businesses to grow is in their blood; by finding their identity and express it through effective web design, graphic design and marketing. As a husband and wife partnership they have both worked in Finance and IT sectors with companies of all sizes up to international corporates. On a monthly basis they work with over 300 businesses through print advertising in their "Local-eyes" Royal Mail delivered advertising books and online with their business centric websites. They believe that online or offline, marketing has to be even more effective when it is done by Small Businesses.
Wiseowls Learning specialise in providing tuition for the 11+ grammar school admissions test, they help to boost core skills for English and Maths for all students in KS2 to KS4 as well as specialist GCSE English and Maths tuition. Furthermore, they work on developing all students' social interaction skills and character development. They teach in small groups, both in the classroom and online, allowing us to give each child more individual support and ensure they’re getting the help they require and they are able to tailor our lessons to meet the needs of each student.
Yorkshire Food Guide
The Yorkshire Food Guide website showcases only the best restaurants (mainly independents), foodie events, award-winning producers and exclusive offers throughout the region. Alongside curated online guides, news and reviews. The website content is showcased to our large e-newsletter database and social media following. Not only are they advertising the businesses listed to our audience, they also generate direct income for the hospitality industry via our online shop of dining experiences and event tickets. Something very unique for the region and featuring prestigious and renowned dining destinations.
Abeceder provides a comprehensive employee management service that uses digital technology to combine employment related, information, products, services, and professional expertise to create an employee management solution that covers every aspect of every stage of the employer, employee relationship from hiring to retiring.
AshcroftPharma Ltd are a distancing selling pharmacy, in addition to providing online consultations with prescribers, they also offer full NHS pharmacy services, including dispensing prescriptions, promoting health lifestyle choices and providing help in finding other important services.
Ballcraft Engravers Ltd
Ballcraft Engravers Ltd sells trophies, medals and awards to schools, community clubs and individuals, predominantly in West Yorkshire. Personalisation of awards is provided by 2 traditional CNC engraving machines and a glass blasting machine to personalise glasses, bottles and corporate awards.
Cloud2 solve operational performance challenges for over 40 healthcare organisations that face complex data, analytics and compliance challenges. Their team is at the forefront of helping the NHS extract maximum value from existing systems using Microsoft technologies for analytics, automation and compliance.
Crucial Engineering Ltd
Crucial Engineering have three divisions. The automation division which is the install, service and repair to all types of industrial doors, barriers and automatic gates. The aluminium division manufactures and installs all types of aluminium doors, windows, shop fronts and curtain walling. The glazing division produces double glazed units.
Dempsey Dyer Ltd
Dempsey Dyer manufacture windows, doors and conservatories in uPVC, Timber and Aluminium for the UK B2B market. Working alongside both main contractor builders on large scale projects and small trade window companies, Dempsey Dyer produce a huge range of fenestration products to cover all areas of the window industry.
Eclipse Energy are specialists in providing affordable and efficient ways to keep homes warm, dry and reduce their carbon emissions. Working with the government ECO scheme and local authorities, they help customers access funding for a variety of measures, including free boilers and the Green Homes Grant.
Fired Up Technologies
Fired Up Technologies is a vastly experienced interactive and audio visual technology company specialising in the integration and development of leading-edge technologies across three core areas, business & education, retail & hospitality and leisure & active. With the audio visual landscape evolving at an ever-increasing rate, they innovate to stay ahead of the curve.
Green-tech is the UKs largest landscaping supplier. They provide professional landscaping materials and wholesale garden supplies for landscape contractors, architects, designers and landowners. Green-tech stocks over 16000 tried and tested landscape essentials and whether a project includes maintenance of a public open space, tree planting in a woodland, creating an urban landscape, planting a biodiverse wildflower meadow or brightening up a back garden they have a range of products to suit.
Inprotec is an independent family-owned business specialising in metallurgical plant. Consisting of engineers and experts in the field of thermal processes and pyrometallurgy of non-ferrous, precious, and platinum group metals, Inprotec works with partners across the world to design, supply, and commission world-class equipment for the melting, smelting, and converting of primary and secondary metals.
Mactivity Enterprises Ltd
Mactivity Enterprises are passionate about creating time-saving, delightful and meaningful learning activities for children. They specialise in high quality, thoughtful learning activities and resources that match national curriculum objectives and help children make progress.
Motiv Productions are trusted video creatives who produce content for SME’s, national brands, advertising agencies and the UK Government, helping to deliver their digital vision. Clients, include the Cabinet Office, Northern Powerhouse, Highways England the major cities across northern England and even Russell Crowe. They use a digital infrastructure to film, capture, edit, animate and store our work.
Nationwide Renewables believe in a better future for us all, a future where energy is created on a local level free from large corporations. Their business is about bringing a synergy between renewable energy and latest smart technology. Their aim is always maximum efficiency to reduce costs and lower each home or businesses carbon emissions.
Pace IT Systems Ltd
Pace IT Systems provide bespoke software solutions that enable their clients to achieve exceptional business results and deliver market leading customer experiences. With their “business first” approach to technology they make time to understand their clients’ business goals and utilise technology to deliver measurable success in line with those goals. They've built an impressive client base, from emerging and disruptive businesses, to well-known organisations such as DHL, JCB, SSE, Powerleague and Your Move.
Safeguarding Support Limited
Safeguarding Support Ltd offers a range of bespoke safeguarding support options. From a full catalogue of specific safeguarding training to audits and policy reviews. Specialising in safeguarding compliance for educational settings, they support MAT’s, maintained and independent schools. In addition, they also support organisations who provide services to children and young people.
Society of Dyers and Colourists
The SDC is focused on educating the world in the science of colour, in particular for those involved in the design and production of textiles. Chartered Colourist status can only be conferred worldwide by the SDC. At over 136 years old the SDC used traditional education and network methods but these have been vastly updated in recent times.
Sporting Age Ltd
Sporting Age aims to use technology to develop a nation of "physically literate" eleven year olds who are confident and competent movers and thus more likely to take part in life long physical activity. Sporting Age Ltd is a social enterprise registered with SE UK which aims to grow rapidly and have positive impact on hundreds of thousands of young people in the next 5 years.
Bringing together significant water industry knowledge with digital workplace innovation expertise, SwitchWaterSupplier.com was founded to create the first platform for customers and utility brokers to engage with the whole of the water market in England and Scotland to allow for competitive tendering and quotations and to provide services to manage the switching and provision of added-value consultancy aimed at reducing customers' bills and correcting poor market data.
To-date, the process of seeking to switch has been a manual one, being time-consuming and resulting in difficult to compare quotations. SwitchWaterSupplier.com has provided the first and only solution to this, allowing multi-location businesses to consolidate their contracts to just one or two suppliers and realise significant savings.
Time Communication Solutions Ltd
Time Communications supply, install and support telephone systems for clients throughout the UK.
Many of their long-standing clients have been using analogue phone systems and ISDN phone systems and are now looking to future proof themselves by implementing a hosted, cloud PBX (hosted VoIP).
During 2020 and the effects of C-19, they have developed their cloud offering meaning they can supply a full cloud solution allowing our clients to operate their telecoms seamlessly whether from their office, home or any satellite office, wherever in the world that may be.
Unyfy - Web - SEO - PPC
UNYFY are a full-service digital agency specialising in web development, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Pay-per-click (PPC) services to clients in the UK, Europe and North America.
They also provide social media marketing, bespoke database development, email marketing, photography, video, video editing and production as well as design services allowing them to be a fully 'one stop shop' for all brand creation, development and marketing services a business of any size may need.
Working as your extended facilities arm, Volta Compliance takes on the responsibility for ensuring every component of your building’s electrical network is robust, safe to use, and operating with maximum efficiency to reduce your energy costs. A reputable, dedicated team of electrical contractors, they have a genuine passion for power: hunting down installations in need of an upgrade, checking in regularly on appliances and readying the alarm bells to ring when needed. Projects are ticked off, documented and stored in their online portal to give customers peace of mind and a record of compliance.
With an Expert Ltd.
With an Expert Ltd. is owned by Andy Turner who runs an academic English training programme coaching clients preparing to take IELTS (International English Language Testing System) the globally recognised English test for international study, migration and work. They also train medical professionals to take the OET test (Occupational English Test) so that they can work in an English speaking environment.
Xenonex offers Leadership Development Programmes, Executive Coaching Services and Coach Training and development to enable organisations to embed coaching cultures and to have more engaging conversations with their employees. Xenonex have over 40 programmes offered online, many of which are accredited with the ILM. Post March 2020, all of their services are offered fully online and/or live online utilising our own bespoke Learner Management System.
Binary Forge Solutions Ltd
Binary Forge is focused on the development of software and the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. We use our expertise to enable third parties to deliver their vision and this can range from the development of a new software platform to a security review of their latest IoT product.
Cannon Electrical Service Limited
Cannon Electrical Services Ltd has operated in Leeds and throughout the UK since 1987 delivering a bespoke electrical installation and maintenance service to Industrial, Commercial and Local Government Authorities as and when requested. They provide a full NICEIC certificated service which includes Fixed Wiring Testing, PAT, Emergency Lighting and Fire Alarm and Lightning Testing and Certification.
DB3 is an award winning practice for sustainable Architecture and Design, founded in 1883. The firm employs over 80 members of staff at seven studios across the UK. DB3’s is based in Leeds, and has studios in London, Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow, Aberystwyth and soon Birmingham. DB3 provide an Architecture-led multi-discipline consultancy offering a wide spectrum of services targeted to develop excellence, including Architecture, Building Services Design, Sustainable Design, Interior Design, Urban Design and Principal Designer and other specialist construction services.
In the last 12 years Fishtank has built a reputation for innovation and excellence in design and digital. The team has grown with exceptional talented individuals and our customer base is spread over a variety of sectors. They are experts in Brand and Creative Strategy, Web Development, Digital Marketing, Design and Video Animation.
Fyber Agency are an agency operating across the full spectrum of marketing disciplines.
Founded in 2010 by Director Rob McBride, with a desire to build, nurture and reinvigorate brands with enduring design and strategic marketing. They use clearly defined objectives to develop compelling content that makes our clients stand out within crowded industry landscapes.
Involution offers promotional and marketing solutions, with its core service around decorated clothing, workwear and branded merchandise. Within its in-house production, Involution specialises in vinyl and transfer print, embroidery and sublimation decoration methods. Involution also offers stock management and fulfilment services with worldwide distribution options.
Leep1 CIC are a user led self-advocacy organisation for adults with learning disabilities (LD) enabling them to share their experiences, speak up together and shape the services they are using. They support people to access mainstream services such as social, leisure, educational, volunteering and employment opportunities; enabling those with LD to be in control of their own organisation, integrate with the wider community and fulfil their lives with meaningful and enjoyable activities, tailored specifically for them.
m2r Education are a multi award winning company offering bespoke services to the education sector.
To date they have won six international business awards and have been recognised by the Department for International Trade in the UK for their international business. They are proud associate members of COBIS and BSME and also work closely with the Department of International Trade and also with British Embassies and Trade Offices across the globe. They also have several strategic partners who can help with document attestation, TEFL courses and relocation. International education recruitment specialists.
madeby.studio is a design studio based in Leeds primarily focusing on digital design and development, this includes branding, brand strategy and website design/development. The company’s unique selling point (USP) is to use business acumen as a means of selling design. madeby.studio works to offer design as a marketing strategy, by gaining insight into previous clients' return on investment (ROI) to show prospective clients how it can benefit their business results.
NGC Networks helps businesses to improve their communications, connectivity and customer service by deploying the latest technology. They currently bill over seven million minutes per month across more than 500 customers. Their skilled team plans, deploys and supports a comprehensive range of telecommunications solutions for organisations across the public and private sectors. NGC are specialists in business telephony, including Private and Public Cloud, and Voice over IP (VoIP) and traditional voice, business mobiles and connectivity solutions. The NGC Networks team operates from offices at Calder Park, Wakefield.
Netsells is a digital transformation consultancy working across web and mobile. Based in the heart of York, they help organisations transform through technology, turning commercial strategies and new ideas into clearly defined digital strategies and products. From award-winning app development to powerful, data-driven platform development, they build digital products that thrive at the intersection of meeting business goals, user needs and utilising next-generation technologies.
Park Square Barristers
Park Square Barristers formed in 2015 as a result of the merger between two established sets in Leeds. PSQB has established itself in the City, the County and the country. They have 168 barristers and offer the highest level of Legal representation including 10 Queens Counsel. They work all over the country and are involved in some of the most complex and high profile cases in many legal jurisdictions.
Prohibition PR are an award-winning specialist based in Leeds that advises brands on how to use public relations, social media and content marketing effectively. They have been operating for more than nine years and are listed in Prolific North’s Top 15 PR Agencies. Their aim is to help companies, of any size, communicate more effectively both online and offline.
Regal Food Products Group plc
Regal Foods is an innovator, manufacture, and exporter of a vast range of world food, bakery goods and confectionery products. Their business success has not only seen major success in the UK, but also on a global scale – shipping their world food products to around over 50 countries. They are known both in the UK and internationally for the famous Cake Rusk we produce, which is a firm favourite within the world foods household, currently producing over 16 varieties.
Safespaces work closely with families, carers and healthcare professionals to ensure a holistic approach is taken when designing a tailor made solution. Safespaces create custom-designed, safe living spaces and beds designed for adults and children with complex needs, including autism, epilepsy and behaviours that challenge. Their products are used at home, hospitals, schools, care and respite settings.
Since the Macedonians fly tyers used fur and feathers to create fishing flies for fishing. Semperfli produces innovative materials for fly tyers. They manufacture their products in Selby and have created a range of 1,750 products sold B2B through partners. Clients have included Nasa Consultants, medical companies and film companies. Products include virtually unbreakable threads has revolutionised fly tying world as it is stronger than steel of the same diameter. With extensive, innovative digital resources for international customers including interactive online catalogue, online B2B ordering and online library of images and data.
SkillsForge provides a SaaS solution to (currently) universities in the UK and Australia. The solution enables universities to support, develop, manage and oversee their researchers and it delivers huge efficiency, effectiveness and oversight benefits through significant automation, integration with other university systems and world class business intelligence reporting. 26 universities are currently supported by their solution in the UK and Australia with significant expansion into these markets and other international markets well underway.
Sticky builds genuinely innovative tech that empowers people to solve their own problems (in other words, we're a technology platform not an agency). They make instantly recognisable "tap me" stickers that allow consumers to interact with the solutions people make on Sticky. Their stickers make interacting with the world around you as easy as a contactless payment.
Synap offers as a cloud-based training and assessment platform to businesses, organisations and HE/FE institutions. This is available on a monthly or annual subscription, starting at £150/m for smaller companies. They also offer a range of technical, commercial and educational consultancy services to help clients get the most out of their training platform.
UNTHA UK operates both within the environmental and manufacturing sectors. They engineer game-changing industrial shredding technology that can transform materials some would simply consider rubbish, into valuable resources that can be reused, recycled or sent for energy recovery. They are part of a global group - with a HQ in Austria - and have 9000 shredders installed worldwide. This is no mean feat when you consider that some of our equipment weighs 37 tonnes!
"It’s one thing promising to put the customer at the heart of everything you do. It’s another to deliver on that promise. We listen. We learn. We innovate. We support. We maintain. We shred."
Viking Industrial Products Ltd
Viking Industrial Products service both Business and Consumers with Industrial Tapes, Adhesives, Abrasives and Packaging Materials from their offices in Keighley. We represent all major players in the market and offer our Customers full product information and pricing via our transnational web site www.vikingtapes.co.uk. They are proud to be one of only ten 3M preferred distributors in the UK and 3M's number one online distributor.
White Label Loyalty
White Label Loyalty offer unique digital loyalty solutions for medium to large businesses wanting to create their very own branded digital loyalty app & integrated solution.
White Label Loyalty has been serving businesses in over 10 industries worldwide since 2015. Providing not only tailored digital loyalty, but also a powerful engagement & retention engine that has been tested and proven to increase customer retention by 15% or more.
They are able to engage, understand and retain customers all through our agile & cloud based loyalty engine, innovative technology and in-depth analytics & marketing systems. Their wealth of digital experience and expertise provide a one-of-a-kind consultancy, ongoing support and most of all, success!
Wonder Leads (BML)
BML is a strategic branding agency with a proud history of delivering transformational growth to businesses in the UK industrial sector. 'Wonder Leads' is a new venture being launched through BML, which aims to help small business owners and freelancer generate quality B2B leads. It centres around high-quality, individually personalised videos delivered through social media.
Yorcoms is a company focused on delivering innovative, next-generation care and TECS solutions to care commissioners, councils, social housing, and care providers. Our core team, however, joined forces long before this to use digital technology to transform lives through award-winning digital inclusion and connectivity solutions designed to bridge the digital divide and help social housing providers realise digital transformation strategies.