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Lifetime achievement award for Preston’s Suresite Group chair

A Preston company chair has been presented with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the retail petroleum industry. Geoff Oldham, chair of Suresite...

NEL’s Yvonne Appointed To Small Business Commissioner’s National Advisory Board

A North East business investment expert has been chosen to serve on the national advisory board for the Small Business Commissioner’s Office.

Metro Rod West Yorkshire kicks off their Christmas fundraising

With Christmas and The New Year just around the corner, after winning the 2019 Spirit of Metro Rod Award at the Annual Conference, Metro Rod West Yorkshire are getting into the Christmas spirit.

The North’s Got Talent

Tech start-up, Caroo, has revealed the most sought-after roles across the North, as well as the jobs that some of the region’s biggest brands...

BigChange appoints Chief Operating Officer to support continued growth

BigChange, the mobile workforce management company, has appointed Jo Godsmark as its Chief Operating Officer. Jo will lead the company’s customer-facing activities in this new role.

Human Lending Library opens second branch in Manchester

The free service connecting charity and social enterprise leaders with successful entrepreneurs such as the founders of Carphone Warehouse, Pret-a-Manger and The White Company will operate from Manchester’s Central Library.

New Grey Street Newcastle home for youngsRPS

Chartered surveyors and property consultants, youngsRPS have moved to 23 Grey Street, bolstering their presence in the city’s property market.

Membership growth at NOF as energy sector supply chain increases activity in key markets

NOF, the business development experts for the energy sector, has seen an uplift in new members joining the organisation looking to maximise on the...

More than half of offices will partake in ‘factory-fortnite style’ shut down this Christmas,...

HR specialist HR2day has found that 60% of offices in the North East will be closing their businesses over the Christmas period, similar to...

Creative Spark ensure success for Junkyard Golf Club with digital strategy

Strategic branding company Creative Spark announced they have strengthened their client relationship with Junkyard Golf Club by accelerating the business’s growth via a concise digital strategy and website improvements.

Global Hospitality Duo return to the North East to Launch Halo Business Consulting

Having lived abroad and in London for many years, husband and wife hospitality duo return to the North East to launch Halo Business Consulting - offering flexible, outsourced leadership to businesses in Customer Experience, Marketing & Communications

Dept Strengthens its Sales Team Ahead of 2020 Growth Plans

International digital agency, Dept is strengthening its sales team with two senior hires. Client Development Director Paul Thomas and Engagement Manager James Shilton have joined with ambitions to grow the agency in 2020.

Influential appoints new client service director

Influential has expanded its senior team as it continues to develop its integrated service offering. Pete Lappin, who has worked in the communications industry for...

HMRC warning: Be aware of self assessment scams as the January deadline approaches

HMRC has issued a warning to be aware of fraudsters in the run up to the approaching 31 January self assessment deadline. The government organisation...

UK company shares cooling best practice with Dubai counterparts

A British precision air conditioning manufacturer has taken its industry knowledge to Dubai, organising a Data Centre Cooling Summit attended by industry stakeholders from...

Northern company throws a lifeline to SMEs with new ethical loans

A North East company has launched an ethical loan fund to help grow businesses who find accessing finance difficult. Delivered by Transmit Growth Loans, it is designed to support SMEs whose growth is stunted because of a lack of affordable finance.

RMG moves North East office into The Hub Washington

National property management company, the Residential Management Group (RMG) has moved its business operations to The Hub in Washington. The company, part of the Places...

National business and recovery specialist opens Grimsby office

Begbies Traynor, the UK’s leading independent insolvency firm, is continuing to expand across Yorkshire and the Humber with the opening of a new office in Grimsby – the third it has opened in the region in the last three years.

Tameside forecourt is H&S hero

A Tameside forecourt has become the first in Greater Manchester to be awarded a new gold standard site safety sticker. Bancroft Service Station, on Droylsden...

Liverpool’s World Museum Unveils Two New Events Spaces

Hosted by National Museums Liverpool has launched two new events spaces within the historic World Museum, almost 160 years since it first opened on...

Large corporates driving growth in Manchester’s Workplace

A buoyant Manchester office market has led to a six figure refurbishment investment for Workplace.

Bradford’s Regenex celebrates 500 tonnes of linen processed with pioneering stain removal treatment

A new specialist commercial linen cleaning start-up in Bradford, West Yorkshire, has processed 500 tonnes of linen before its third birthday – saving 1,500...

850 young people engaged through #FinProLCR talent scheme

Leeds-based social enterprise, Ahead Partnership, is celebrating the achievements of the #FinProLCR Talent Scheme launched last academic year.

How to help an employee with an online shopping addiction

For some people, the rituals of shopping, the anticipation of the products and the endorphin hit of the transaction are more than just a...

Former Army officer takes up senior role at In Professional Development

Ambitious leadership and managing training company In Professional Development has recruited a Sandhurst-trained former British Army officer to a new senior role. Alex Firmin has been appointed associate director of programmes.

Cirrus strengthens global team with senior appointment

International leadership consultancy Cirrus has appointed Tom Holt as client director as part of the business growth team in London. Tom joins from FranklinCovey...

Leeds agency launches new website for global luxury group Corinthia Hotels

Leeds-based integrated digital agency, twentysix, has launched a new website for award-winning luxury hotel group Corinthia Hotels.

Yorwaste help University to all-time high recycling rates

Working in partnership with waste management company Yorwaste, the University of York have achieved record recycling rates and any other non-recyclable material is now being transformed into green energy rather than going to landfill.

Software development firm helps transform one of Middlesbrough’s oldest businesses

Digital transformation experts help to create a bright digital future for a business that has been part of the fabric of Middlesbrough since 1904. Teesside...

Buyer Sought For Pro-Fix Installations As RMT Accountants Are Appointed As Administrators

A buyer is being sought for an established North East contracting business after it was placed into administration.

Pregnant Then Screwed to host employers event in Manchester

Pregnant Then Screwed, the Manchester-based pressure group that campaigns to end maternity discrimination, is to hold an employers event in Manchester on 5th December,...

New Chief Financial Officer appointed at Pacifica Group

Pacifica Group has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of experienced Chief Financial Officer, Michael Norden. His appointment enables long-standing Chief Financial Officer,...

Ilkley law firm expands with senior appointment

An Ilkley law firm is continuing to expand in the town with the appointment of senior solicitor, Jennifer Bateman. Jennifer, who has 17 years of...

EV charging specialist Alex Hinchcliffe joins Fulcrum

Fulcrum has strengthened the expertise within its Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure operations with the appointment of industry specialist Alex Hinchcliffe as Head of...

Nudge Education Pushing For Growth With North East Fund Backing

An innovative North East firm which helps disenfranchised young people reengage with education is aiming to scale up and expand outside the region with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund.

North East ‘one of the worst areas for gender pensions gap’ says financial planner

Active Chartered Financial Planners is encouraging women across the North East to talk about their pension provision in order to close the pension gap. In the region, women’s pension pots are on average 50 percent smaller than men’s, which is one of

Insurers join forces to fight cyber-crime

A North East specialist insurance broker has unveiled an innovative product designed to support businesses during a cyber-crime attack.

Recruitment firm invests to help raise aspirations in Leeds & Bradford primary schools

Primary school children in Bradford and Leeds will be among the first in the region to receive award winning ‘Positive Footprints’ personal development programmes, thanks to funding from Yorkshire recruitment specialist, The Works Recruitment.

Elf-drive supports hospices at Christmas

In the spirit of giving back at Christmas, the region’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm is supplying two Yorkshire-based hospices with free transportation to support their Christmas fund-raising for the third year running. But this year with a

Base Energy Consultants Launch a New Online Knowledge Centre

National energy consultants, Base Energy has recently launched their online knowledge centre to help developers make sense of the ever-changing guidance for energy efficiency. This handy tool will attempt to keep the industry up to date with with the