Author Archives: Matthew Halliwell

Bring A Pound To Work Day

Following last years successful “Quid Ditch 2” campaign, we were back on the road with Minster FM and the “Bring A Pound To Work Day”. The title is a probably a bit on the nose, but it’s all for a good cause! Suggestions for new names for the campaign will always be welcome. On the […]

The “Make A Community Difference” Award

This year we were proud to sponsor the “Make A Community Difference” award with Minster FMs Local Hero campaign. The campaign is to celebrate those who have risen to make a difference in the world around them. We chose to sponsor this particular award as we believe in being part of the community as a […]

The UK MFG PMI and You.

At the Made In Yorkshire Christmas drinks, there was a section where Lord Whitby spoke about the UK Manufacturing PMI being positive. As he explained what the PMI is, I imagine it went unnoticed the smug look on the faces of the Yorkshire Profiles team. This is because we already monitor the MFG PMI and […]

Light Up A Life

This winter we have been proud to support St. Leonard’s Hospice with their “Light Up A Life” campaign. The hospice has trees in four locations. St Helens Square in York, Selby Abbey, Easingwold Market Place and at the Hospice grounds itself.The idea behind the campaign is that each light on the trees represents a loved […]

#LOCALRADIODAY With Minster FM

On Friday 25th May, we set out on the road with Minster FM to raise funds for St. Leonards Hospice. This was part of a campaign entitled “Quid Ditch” where local radio station Minster FM show the power of radio in communities. Minster FM opt to support local charities by asking everyone and anyone who […]

The Young Inventor Project

May started with the launch of the Young Inventors project by the Made In Yorkshire group and sponsored by recruitment specialist Michael Page. As I am a big believer that we need to do what we can to encourage those at a young age to follow a path into engineering and manufacturing careers, I was honoured to […]

Yorkshire Profiles Launches Cryptocurrency YorKoin…

Always wanting to be ahead with technology and innovation, we are launching our own Cryptocurrency! We’ve been watching the development of the block-chain and monitoring its uses for some time. We feel that now the time is right to push our own Yorkshire based currency, especially with the conversations surrounding independence of the region. We’ve […]

Living Wage Accreditation

YORKSHIRE PROFILES LTD CELEBRATES LIVING WAGE COMMITMENT The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that Yorkshire Profiles Ltd, has today accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Their Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Yorkshire Profiles Ltd, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff; receive a minimum hourly wage […]

R.I.P Martin Halliwell 1959 – 2017

It is with the deepest of sadness that we announce the death of the “Founding Father” and Managing Director of Yorkshire Profiles Ltd. Martin died peacefully at home, surrounded by those he loved at the age of 58. The company will continue to be run by me, his son, and we will continue to follow […]

Forming Capacity Increases…

We have had a very busy summer and have needed more folding capacity… So we bought some! A sudden and very large scale demand for our services over the summer months quickly highlighted the biggest bottleneck in production being at our folding facilities. As the Directors are confident that this demand will continue the only […]