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Record year for Yorkshire-based zero emission passenger vehicle specialist Pelican as revenue tops £43m

Despite the turbulence of the last year, Yorkshire-headquartered family business Pelican Engineering Co Ltd (known as Pelican Engineering Group), which partners with some of...

YFM-backed Leeds software scale up Force24 sees record results

Force24, the Leeds-headquartered marketing automation platform which is supported by YFM Equity Partners (YFM), has put in another strong financial performance. Financial statements filed...

Clarion launches hybrid mediation service to help divorcing couples stay out of court

Leeds law firm Clarion, which is committed to helping couples resolve disputes amicably, has added another option to its family services with the launch...

R3 responds to August 2021 insolvency figures

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to Friday's (17...

Central Arcade, Leeds bounces back with three new retailers

Carter Towler secures three new tenants for Central Arcade Leeds.

Leeds firm launches sustainable CCTV towers

A Leeds multi-service provider has launched a new eco-friendly CCTV solution which helps firms reduce their carbon footprint while keeping sites secure and under...

Bigger, Better, Faster – Specscart Moves to a 4X Larger Store in the Walkden...

It is not often that you see an independent, University-born business grow and make a name for itself so rapidly. Specscart, a Manchester-based eyewear...

Large Scale Networking Event Will Kick Leeds Digital Festival Off In Style

The opening event of this year’s Leeds Digital Festival could become the biggest online free networking session in the UK this year, and anyone interested in participating is being urged to register for it now.

Recruitment consultant hires Fablr for new branding and website

Northern digital agency Fablr has won a new brief with recruitment agency Ernest Hunter Green to create a brand refresh and a new website design and build.

First stage of trail blazing Leeds cohousing scheme nears completion

The first part of an innovative combined project to build 63 new affordable homes close to Leeds city centre is due to be completed...

MindGym wins two Brandon Hall Excellence Awards for work with Pinterest and Jardines

MindGym, a global leader in corporate learning and development, announced today it was awarded two Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards for its work...

How to Report and Pay Tax on Side Income

If you make money alongside your main wage, chances are you’ll need to pay tax on it. Aaron Gilmore at TreyBridge Accountants has put together a simple tax guide to ensure that you always remain in HMRC”s good books.

Senior promotions pave the way at iSource Group

iSource Group, the IT, digital and change management recruitment specialist based in Leeds, has announced the promotions of Matt Gaskell and Gareth Hammond to Associate Directors as the business paves the way for future success.

Leeds business reveals the UK’s top ten event job hotspots

The ongoing pandemic has heavily impacted the events industry over the past 12 months. But with venues now back up and running, which UK...

Continued Acceleration of Service Express International Growth Brings Value to UK

Global data centre solutions provider, Service Express, announced its acquisition of The ICC Group, a data centre services company based in the U.K. The...

Suicide prevention campaigners collaborate in support of World Suicide Prevention Day

A workplace wellbeing provider has teamed up with leading suicide prevention campaigners to release a second edition of its free guide in support of World Suicide Prevention Day this Friday (10th September 2021).

Miller Homes Yorkshire Makes Senior Appointment

A leading Yorkshire housebuilder, with ambitious growth plans to support the demand for housing in the region, has made a significant appointment to its...

CLM Fireproofing Recruits ACD&B For Design Brief

Leeds-based independent creative design agency, ACD&B, has delivered a creative branding brief for CLM Fireproofing.

Two new Optimists join Leeds marketing agency

Leeds digital agency, The Marketing Optimist, has hired two new team members to help with a huge increase in clients as the post-lockdown business...

YFM expands with another portfolio director

YFM Equity Partners (YFM), which has offices in Manchester and Leeds, is continuing to grow its presence across the North with the appointment of...

YFM expands with another portfolio director as it moves to new Manchester offices

YFM Equity Partners (YFM) in the North West is continuing to grow with the appointment of portfolio director Gavin Chadwick. Gavin joins the five-strong...

Leeds tech firm, Panintelligence partners with global industry leaders

Leeds based business intelligence and analytics software provider, Panintelligence has recently entered technology partnerships with an array of globally renowned tech companies, to take their software solutions offering to the next level.

Paylings joins forces with Parsons Chartered Accounts

One of Wakefield’s oldest accountancy firms, Paylings which formed in 1949, has merged with Parsons, Chartered Accountants as part of the firm’s ongoing expansion...

Clarion’s specialist contentious private client team further strengthened with new appointment

The contentious private client team at Clarion, which is one of the largest dedicated teams in the North, has appointed Samantha Lauriston as an...

Yorkshire insolvency expert urges businesses to make use of the final month of furlough

An insolvency expert from Yorkshire is urging the region’s directors to make use of the final month of the Government’s furlough scheme to plan...

Ridley and Hall finance director wins Yorkshire Accountancy Award

The 2021 Yorkshire Accountancy Awards have named Anthony Elston, finance director for Huddersfield-based law firm Ridley and Hall, as its Finance Director of the...

Accountants In Leeds Warn Of Proposed Tax Changes For Self-Employed, Sole Traders & Partnerships

A consultation period has launched for proposed tax changes for those who are self-employed, sole traders or partnerships.

July 2021 monthly insolvency statistics, R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to Tuesday's publication...

43% turnover growth at Leeds auto-safety business as pandemic drives focus on welfare vehicles...

SM UK, the Leeds-based auto-engineering firm that installs accident-prevention safety systems for commercial vehicles, has announced a 43% increase in revenue for the 2020-21...

Exciting Times at Garden Weddings – Orders Reaching Tipi-ing Point!

Excuse the pun, but for York based tipi hire company Garden Weddings things are really hotting up. While the mini-heatwave was always going to...

Silicon Yorkshire hosts first event to bring the tech sector together

Silicon Yorkshire, fuelled by iSource Group, has re-launched following lockdown, bringing together the Yorkshire technology community to ignite conversation, boost networks, connect businesses and unlock value.

Waste management experts get their hands dirty cleaning up the environment

Sheffield based Fletchers Waste Management have partnered with environmental CSR specialists Ark to participate in two major environmental projects in Yorkshire. Teams from the business will be working alongside the Don Catchment Rivers Trust (DCRT

Three new retailers move into Central Arcade, Leeds

Business is picking up in Central Arcade just off Briggate with three new retailers opening on the first floor.

Joii Pet Care urges pet parents to ease escalating vet care crisis

24/7 vet app Joii Pet Care, which gives pet owners the chance to affordably and conveniently access veterinary care at home, has reported its busiest ever week for vet consultations.

Widd Signs completes five-figure project at Primark’s new Prague store

Leeds and St Helens-based Widd Signs has completed a five-figure project for Primark at the clothing retailer’s new multi-million-euro flagship store on Prague’s Wenceslas Square.

Storming Success for Electrifying Harrogate-based Fitness Studio As they Pre-pare to Open Second Site

Feel Electric Wellness studios on Leeds Rd, Harrogate, only opened its doors a couple of months ago and already clients are experiencing A-list style...

Pebblepad uncovers higher education priorities in rebuild and recovery report

New in-depth research from PebblePad, which was gathered over the last year from university leaders in the region, pinpointed a number of priorities for HE leaders as they build post-Covid teaching and learning strategies.

Two West Yorkshire fire safety businesses join forces to strengthen offering to active fire...

Passive fire protection specialist Checkmate Fire, headquartered in Elland near Huddersfield, has joined forces with Shipley-based Rosse Systems, enabling the enlarged group to offer...

Zenith sees direct-to-consumer business reach a new milestone

Zenith has announced its digital direct-to-consumer leasing subscription business ZenAuto has grown rapidly through the pandemic and now has over 7,000 cars on the...

National Heritage Consultancy, AB Heritage, Opens Leeds Office

AB Heritage Ltd, a professional archaeological consultancy, serving clients nationwide for over 10 years, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest office in Leeds, located within No. 2 Infirmary Street.

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