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Leeds family mediators welcome government voucher scheme

On the 26 March 2021 the government announced that it is investing £1m in family mediation to support families in helping to resolve issues...

Clarion strengthens team with another four appointments

Another four lawyers have joined the Clarion team. With two years’ experience, Santino Stifanelli is the latest recruit in the Leeds law firm’s corporate practice....

Renewable energy expert moves into 18,209 sq ft premises in Leeds

The Phoenix Works has secured a 10-year lease on an industrial unit — owned and managed by Brighouse-based commercial and industrial lettings specialist and...

COVID-19 insolvency measures extension, R3 response

Insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 is urging directors of COVID-hit businesses to make the most of the time granted by the Government’s extension...

Leeds-based Every sees record growth through £1m business investment and doubling staff

Yorkshire-headquartered tech firm Every has recorded its highest performing year to date – investing a seven-figure sum across the business, doubling its workforce to...

Kate Garraway’s story raises awareness of the need to put in place Lasting Power...

Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story of her husband Derek’s year-long battle with COVID-19 has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection...

100,000 Thank-yous going to UK hospitals to show gratitude to frontline workers

Vyne sponsors the ‘Posters for the People’ street campaign in Leeds by printing 100,000 pieces of art as stickers. The stickers are to put onto all products supplied to NHS hospitals and the community. The pieces of art convey positive messages.

Flexible working booms in Leeds City Centre

A premium office provider is launching a new Membership club for individuals who want a base in Leeds city centre.

Team engagement and client relationships sustain growth at Clarion in difficult year

Despite the challenges over the last 12 months around remote working and Covid-related pressures, Clarion has again delivered a solid financial performance with revenues...

Homebuyers Armed With Advice Are Undeterred By Cladding Concerns

Despite concerns surrounding cladding on apartment buildings, demand still exists for homes in affected developments, which has been bolstered by new government guidelines recently being announced.

“Road Runner” rugby league player Rob Burrow launches charity beer with SEVEN BRO7HERS

SEVEN BRO7HERS BREWING CO has teamed up with rugby league legend Rob Burrow to launch a limited-edition charity lager to raise money for the...

£1.75m hidden Grand Design development opportunity

Illuminating Investments Ltd and PDS Construction have planning permission to convert the former service reservoir on Wyke Lane, Bardsey. The Grand Design development opportunity that would make wonderfully secluded lair for a Bond Villain.

iMist appoints ex-Kier CEO as chair following PE investment

Haydn Mursell, the former CEO of Kier Group, has been appointed as chair of fast-growing Hull-based water mist fire suppression business iMist following a...

Lightico recruits Sales Director and six-strong sales team to take Covid killing lights to...

Lightico, the manufacturer of the Pioneering anti-microbial luminaire CleanLight, has recruited a new sales team and experienced Sales Director, Andy Mosedale, to take their...

Consilia Legal Launches Local Initiative to Support Lockdown Start-Ups

New scheme aims to support the growth of successful lockdown businesses in Yorkshire

London named the UK’s events capital: Experts call for action to strengthen the events...

A new ranking developed by Leeds based events specialist AYRE Event Solutions reveals the ‘events capitals’ of the UK, with London taking the top...

R3, the UK’s insolvency and restructuring trade body – Media statement

February 2021 corporate and individual insolvency statistics – R3 response • Corporate insolvencies fell by 9% to 686 in February 2021 compared to January’s...

Piling project completes on Leeds’ Climate Innovation District

Specialist contractor North Piling is celebrating the successful completion of a 248-pile design, supply and installation project on behalf of sustainable developers Citu at its award-winning Climate Innovation District, Leeds.

North East Business Launches Online Marketing Platform

A North East business has launched an innovative online platform to help small and medium sized businesses with their strategic marketing planning and tracking.

Clarion expands specialist construction team with three appointments

Clarion is continuing to grow the dedicated construction team within its real estate practice with the appointment of another three lawyers. Siobhan Dexter has joined...

Yorkshire based natural paints company Brouns & Co expands in US market with growth...

Brouns & Co, a Leeds-based business that manufactures traditional paints based on linseed oil, has seen an increase in orders from the US for...

Digital agency Fablr creates a website and branding for Ecus

Digital agency Fablr have launched a new brand and website for environmental consultancy Ecus. This sweeping rebrand and web development project positions Ecus as a major player in the environmental consultancy industry.

EAU – Recruiting to Build Back Better

Energy Assets Utilities (EAU) has launched a recruitment drive to support its build back better campaign. The utilities design and construction company has created a number of new openings ready to meet pent-up demand created by the pandemic.

Leeds firm demonstrates that Agile thinking gets IT done

A Leeds-based company which has risen from start-up status to a staff of 65 and a £10 million annual turnover is celebrating its third...

New Employment Specialist Strengthens Corporate Team at Ison Harrison

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed Corporate employment expert Ben Palmer to its corporate law division. He will be based at the firm's Leeds City Centre office.

Promotional Product Firm With 20 Year Pedigree Gears Up For Growth

A Leeds company that supplies every type of innovative and bespoke promotional product, to both corporate organisations and well-known brands, is celebrating 20 years in business and plans to expand significantly this year, relocating to new premises

Handshake report highlights tough graduate jobs market, offers tech powered solution

A new report from Handshake shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is significantly affecting graduates’ ability to find jobs, and for SMEs to find graduate...

Female homelessness highlighted ahead of International Women’s Day

Simon on the Streets, a West-Yorkshire homelessness charity is raising awareness of female rough sleepers ahead of International Women’s Day this year.

Was The Budget A Blockbuster For Business?

Now the dust has settled, was it a ‘Budget Bonanza’ or a ‘Budget Buster’ for UK businesses?

YFM’s £14m VCT fundraising fully subscribed in just four weeks

Having opened its two managed Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) for non-prospectus top-up offers in early February, YFM Equity Partners (YFM) has announced that they...

Hundreds of jobs saved as Yorkshire-based Fazenda restaurant chain bought out of administration

Julian Pitts and Bob Maxwell of Begbies Traynor in Leeds were appointed joint administrators of City District Limited, which trades as the Fazenda Rodizio...

GT Data Secures New Partnership with Leeds United

Leeds based electronic security integrator, GT Data, has become an official Leeds United Business Club partner. The agreement will see GT Data partner with the Premier League team to promote its range of security solutuions to commercial customers.

Four associates join Leeds law firm

Clarion has appointed four associates as the Leeds law firm sees continued growth. Catherine Laundy and Aby Milner join Clarion’s Commercial Dispute Resolution team. Catherine...

New faces for Extreme agency

Yorkshire-based digital marketing agency Extreme has responded to a surge in enquiries and wins with the appointment of Amy Gallimore as Account Manager and Daniel as a Frontend Developer.

New faces for Extreme agency

Yorkshire-based digital marketing agency Extreme has responded to a surge in enquiries and wins with the appointment of Amy Gallimore as Account Manager and Daniel as a Frontend Developer.

Leeds cybersecurity consultancy, Pentest People, launches Dark Web Monitoring Service

Leeds cybersecurity consultancy, Pentest People, has announced its Dark Web Monitoring service to provide organisations with early warning of any data breach so they can respond more quickly to fix the problem and alert the ICO and affected customers

R3 responds to amended legislation around the future of pre-pack administrations

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

Leeds tech firm sets its sights on further growth with seven appointments and a...

Leeds-based cybersecurity and website performance company RapidSpike has made seven appointments and a promotion as it looks to grow its presence across the globe in supporting online businesses.

Yorkshire artist continues to grow with new studio appointment

With the rise in popularity of British artist Toni Thornton taking her to incredible heights, there's never been a more timely appointment of new Studio Assistant Meg Bolderson.

ConferenceLeeds joins forces with English Core Cities to create the Hybrid Events Solutions UK

ConferenceLeeds, the conferencing bureau for the city of Leeds, is joining forces with seven other English Core Cities to come together in a UK...

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