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Hortor director to deliver client growth strategy

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing consultancy with its UK headquarters in Yorkshire, has announced the appointment of Gill Robinson as Client Services Director. Supporting the...

Tax expert warns of capital gains tax changes for house sales

Lee Watson, tax director at Clive Owen LLP, is warning homeowners not to overlook the impending changes to capital gains tax reporting, which means...

Developers announced for 108 new Redcar homes

Beyond Housing and Vistry Partnerships North East have partnered to deliver a large housing project in Redcar. The new scheme on Kirkleatham Lane in Redcar...

Salford accountancy firm is fastest practice in Manchester to reach Xero Platinum Status

Salford accountancy firm, Quay Accountants, has received platinum partner status with Xero. They are the fastest practice in Manchester to have achieved this accolade,...

Hortor continues global growth with Slovakia office launch

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing consultancy with its UK headquarters in Yorkshire, has announced plans to launch a new office in Slovakia to support...

Zero Benefit In Kind tax rate gives electric vehicles the green light to become...

Ryecroft Glenton (RG), a leading North East based business advisory firm, is predicting a company car revolution as new tax rules are expected to...

Prestigious Chartered status awarded to County Durham firm

Local financial investment company Three Counties Limited is celebrating, having been awarded corporate Chartered status from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), the professional body for Insurance and Personal Finance.

Cramlington-based HTL Group acquired by Enerpac Tool Group

North East commercial law firm, Square One Law and leading accountancy firm MHA Tait Walker have advised the shareholders of North East manufacturer HTL...

Coalfields cash ensures brain injury survivors are never forgotten

Headway Rotherham, which has been improving the lives of people suffering from brain injuries for close to 30 years, has secured £10,000 from the...

Historic friendly society celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with search for new team member

Several former apprentices have gone on to forge successful financial services careers at Healthy Investment.

Belmayne welcomes apprentice to admin team

Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, are extending their support team with the addition of an administration apprentice.

Clive Owen LLP again named top corporate finance team in North East

Award-winning north east accountancy firm Clive Owen LLP, which specialises in corporate and commercial clients, is celebrating after once again being named the top...

Labfacility turns up heat on international growth after securing backing from Finance For Enterprise...

The UK’s leading manufacturer of temperature sensors is set to expand its operations in South Yorkshire after securing a six figure lending package from NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance, which is managed by Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) and Finance for

Darlington solicitor calls for stricter safeguarding for the affairs of vulnerable people

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington is calling for stricter safeguarding rules to be considered when creating a lasting power of attorney (LPA), as investigations...

Equity Release Supermarket defy stagnant industry results with reported 30% growth last year amidst...

The Equity Release Council’s (ERC’s) 2019 report released today identifies that lending of £3.92bn last year was down from £3.94bn on the previous year,...

UK’s leading baby swimwear brand Splash About acquires British swim wholesaler SRS Leisure

Grimsby based, global award-winning baby swimwear brand Splash About International Ltd, today announced its acquisition of leading British swim products wholesaler Swimrite Supplies Ltd...

Tier One Capital backs North East’s newest house builder

The North East’s newest house builder Bede Homes has received further support from Newcastle-based wealth management experts Tier One Capital, as it looks to...

Q4 2019/Annual insolvency statistics – R3 response

Commenting on the Q4 2019 (October-December) England & Wales insolvency statistics (published this morning by the Insolvency Service), Eleanor Temple, chair of R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, says:

Revive Management Help Recover £320 Million For Clients

FinTech specialist is celebrating a bumper year of growth and 21 client wins

Yarm School students emulate Broadway stars with help from Teesside financial planners

Active Chartered Financial Planners will be helping Yarm School students become Broadway stars by supporting its upcoming performance of Miss Saigon, after the success...

Bolton business broker competes for North West business award

Hilton Smythe Group, a business broker and financing company, is hoping to bring home a trophy in the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) North...

Academy finances reveal regional inequality

A report into the funding of academies in England has revealed that trusts in the North East receive the lowest average income per pupil. Darlington-based...

Entrepreneurs’ Forum members reap benefits of rising business confidence

Members of the Forum are feeling the positive effects of an upswing in business confidence, its chief executive has revealed. Many of the 300 entrepreneurs...

Award-winning energy consultancy, Green Energy Advice Bureau, appoints Paul Lilley as new Finance Director.

The North East energy consultancy is excited to announce the key appointment of Paul Lilley as their new Group Finance Director. The Green Energy Advice...

£10,000 from Coalfields gives Citizens Advice a welcome boost

Citizens Advice Allerdale, which offers free advice on a wide range of social and financial issues, has secured £10,000 from the Coalfields Community Investment...

RG Corporate Finance to expand team further to deliver strong pipeline & predicted market...

RG Corporate Finance (RGCF) has announced plans to expand its team further to meet the growing national demand for its corporate finance advisory services. The...

Record turnover as Clarion tops £17m

Leeds-based law firm Clarion has reported another year of growth with revenues hitting a record high of £17.42m as (for year ending 31st May 2019) the firm continues to expand its team and services.

‘Creeping tide’ of business distress puts Yorkshire SMEs under threat

Business distress has continued to rise in Yorkshire, increasing by 1% in the last quarter of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to the latest research from Begbies Traynor, the UK’s leading independent insolvency firm.

Cascade Starts 2020 Growth in New Office

Cascade Cash Management has made an investment at the start of a new decade, to ensure that there’s the space for the innovative company...

Linden Homes revives Mowden Hall grounds

An award winning developer and regeneration specialist is celebrating the completion of the first homes on a brownfield site close to the historic, grade...

360 Accountants Streamlines Firm with Mergers

Fresh-thinking firm 360 Chartered Accountants, based in Hull and East Yorkshire, has merged with its two sister companies, 5Four Payroll and 360 Mentor following a lengthy consultation with clients.

ERS Medical Launches Wagestream’s Income Streaming Solution for all its 900 employees

ERS Medical employees can now manage their cash flow between paydays by allowing them to track their earnings throughout the month, stream a percentage of their earnings as they work, save and access financial education.

What happens when the younger generation turn their backs on the family business

On Wednesday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released a statement announcing that they were stepping back from their duties as senior royals to split...

Belmayne names four foundation charities

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are pledging their support to four local charities, who will benefit from the firm’s fundraising efforts this year.

Handelsbanken supports Weetwood Properties with refinancing deal

Weetwood Properties has refinanced its property portfolio with support from Handelsbanken which provided a £3.8m term loan facility.

HURST recruits tax partner from forecourts operator EG Group

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has recruited a tax partner who has joined the practice from forecourts operator EG Group. Adrian Young was the group head of tax at Blackburn-based EG Group.

Yorkshire sees start-up boom with almost 9,000 new businesses in 2019

Despite the uncertain economic climate last year, Yorkshire saw an encouraging growth in new businesses with nearly 9,000 start-ups in the region compared with a flat level of business growth the previous year.

Belmayne extends team of expert advisers

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are strengthening their team of professionals with the appointment of a new experienced adviser.

Redcar law firm urges Teessiders to be fraud vigilant in 2020

Cygnet Law is urging Teessiders to be extra vigilant against fraud this year by being mindful about how they date their legal documents. Many legal...

Clive Owen invests in new staff in Darlington and Durham

Clive Owen LLP, the award-winning accountancy firm, has appointed five new colleagues at its offices in Darlington and Durham. Louise Crowe, who studied accounting and...

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