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Another legal director joins Clarion’s Real Estate team as demand continues

Experienced commercial property lawyer Parul Hargreaves is the latest recruit to join Clarion’s growing Real Estate team which is seeing ongoing demand for its...

Lightico weeks away from new scientific proof of their Covid killing technology

Yorkshire based Lightico is weeks away from research to further prove its patented lights – CleanLight - can kill SARS-CoV 2 – the virus...

R3 responds to September insolvency statistics

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to this week’s...

NHS expands in one of Leeds’ largest office deals

Carter Towler assists Pullan's with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust letting. The seven-year, 21,804 sq ft office deal is one of the largest completed in the city this year.

Leeds housing association CEO appointed to Grenfell Tower Inquiry panel

The Chief Executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has been appointed to serve as a member of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry...

Experienced litigator joins Clarion team

After more than 10 years working for a ‘magic circle’ firm in the City, seasoned litigator Rob Stewart has joined Clarion’s growing commercial dispute...

Teen entrepreneur launches successful business during lockdown

Whilst many teenagers were happily watching Netflix or checking Instagram feeds when lockdown started back in March, 17-year-old Tyler Gore had other ideas. The Tadcaster Grammar School sixth former decided to launch his own business – AIAS Candle

Local MP opens new Wharfedale Interiors’ manufacturing facility

Ilkley MP, Robbie Moore, officially opens Wharfedale Interiors' new manufacturing facility based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. The move will provide 3,000 sq ft of workshop and storage space including two offices for the management team.

Eddisons boosts architectural services team with new appointment

Property consultant Eddisons has made a new appointment to its growing architectural services team. New graduate Josh Clark has joined as an architectural assistant,...

Formula One Autocentres To Open In Castleford, Creating New Jobs

Family run business Formula One Autocentres, one of the country’s largest independent autocentre chains, has acquired a new site in Castleford, resulting in the creation of at least 7 new jobs.

Leeds city centre property transformed following acquisition

Communication specialist Bailie Group has completed the £1.3m transformation of the latest statement property added to its portfolio – Riverside House in the heart...

Easier, faster, safer and now, even more stylish contactless wearables from K-pay

Inspired by aw2020 fashion and catwalk trends K-pay has released their first season collection of wearable wallets – in the form of easy to...

MCG Construction agrees deal at Marshall’s Mill in Leeds

A specialist recruitment consultancy offering a range of construction, engineering & property roles has agreed to a lease agreement in a former mill in Leeds.

Government pre-pack administration announcement, R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to the Government’s...

Bahamas call on Mobile Tornado technology to contain COVID-19

World-leading technology supplied by a Yorkshire company is being used to help ensure the effectiveness of quarantine procedures in the Bahamas as part of...

British manufacturer supplies high-security road blockers to a Singapore water plant

Heald, the Hornsea based designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation products has exported its Viper road blockers to Singapore to protect a destination plant and visitor destination from the threat of vehicle attacks.

Panintelligence announces partnership with Dutch hospitality industry tech firm

Leeds data analytics and business intelligence (BI) software developer Panintelligence has teamed up with booq, a Netherlands-based tech business that provides a range of...

Leeds Based Start-Up Freeze Debt Shortlisted For Two National Business Awards

Debt advice and solutions app Freeze Debt celebrate making the final of ‘App of the Year’ and ‘Fintech Innovator of the Year’ in the 2020 UK Business Tech Awards.


Clarion helps champion improved hourly rates for Court of Protection lawyers in landmark victory...

Leeds law firm Clarion has helped to win a landmark case that will result in a significant change to national guideline hourly rates for...

New partner at YFM Equity Partners

Private equity firm YFM Equity Partners (YFM), which has offices in Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham and London, has promoted Mike Clarke to the partnership. Mike has...

Security manufacturer supports terminally ill man to achieve Guinness World Record

A leading manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation products has supported a terminally ill man to achieve a Guinness World Record.

Clarion extends client offering with appointment of director of HR consulting

Clarion has added consulting to its range of client services with the appointment of Natalie Saunders in the role of director of HR consulting. Natalie...

Clarion law promotes two new partners

Leeds law firm Clarion is continuing to grow and develop its team with the promotion of Sophie Morley and Phil Dine to the position...

C80 Group Ltd appoints Non-Executive Director

Building consultancy business, C80 Group, is supporting its growth strategy with the appointment of Gary Lumby MBE as its first Non-Executive Director.

Leeds Mencap launches new initiative for businesses in Leeds

Leeds Mencap has launched a new initiative offering businesses the opportunity to make new connections through networking, plus receive marketing benefits, whilst supporting the charity.

Lassic Group signs five-year lease on Brighouse warehouse – creating 30 new jobs

Brighouse-based commercial and industrial lettings specialist and landlord, Towngate PLC, has agreed a five-year lease with Lassic Group, on a 35,125 sq ft warehouse...

CDS acquires Leeds-based SimpleUsability

SimpleUsability, a Yorkshire-headquartered behavioural research company which helps brands to understand the needs of their customers, has been acquired by CDS for an undisclosed...

Digital solutions provider UXG expands team with appointment of talented designer

Leading Leeds-based digital solutions provider UXG has expanded its team with the appointment of Ryan Hill as product design manager. Ryan takes on the role...

Bellingham IT Achieve Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Bellingham IT, the Wakefield based technology solutions specialist, has successfully gained its Cyber Essentials certification to further enhance the company’s security protocol. The accreditation, which...

Radley open permanent store at Junction 32 outlet in Castleford

The famous handbag and accessories designer Radley have just opened a permanent store at the Junction 32 outlet in Castleford. Perfect for those wanting...

Emley score extended sponsorship with Hortor

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing specialist with UK headquarters in Leeds, has agreed to extend its sponsorship of Emley AFC for the new season...

Channel 4 production teams film at Huddersfield manufacturer, Specialist Glass Products

Property programmes go behind the scenes to see glass in production at Huddersfield based firm for upcoming shows.

KC Communications appointed to handle PR and social media for digital healthcare specialist, Mindwave...

Huddersfield based comms agency, KC Communications, has been appointed to handle the comms for digital healthcare specialist, Mindwave Ventures.

Communications giant with eyes on £65m turnover announces acquisition trail

Family-owned communication specialist The Baird Group has revealed a fresh identity and a completely new name, as the 158-year-old firm eyes a £20m rise...

New jobs at Leeds engineering firm as demand for electric vehicle charging technology takes...

High-voltage power specialist Engineered Systems Electrical (ESE) is planning to create new engineering jobs and apprenticeships at its Leeds headquarters as a result of...

£1.5m Huddersfield Industrial Estate refurbishment leads to new lettings

Ringway industrial estate's improvement programme attracts two new tenants.

Businesses invited to tee off for Simon on the Streets

Businesses are invited to participate in an afternoon of golf as part of a fundraising activity to raise money for Yorkshire charity, Simon on the Streets.

Wharfedale Interiors is sizing up despite crisis after lockdown

Ilkley MP, Robbie Moore, meets with Wharfedale Interiors' owner, Rhys Boven on what's business like after lockdown and why the business has never been busier.

New appointment as digital agency Fablr sees growth

To support their growing business, digital and web development agency Fablr are excited to announce the addition of talented digital product designer Aly Sébastien to the team.

Leeds-based pure technology group launches closed-loop tech refurb service

IT solutions firm pure technology group (PTG) – headquartered in Leeds, West Yorkshire – has teamed up with IT asset recovery specialist S2S, to...

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