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The big quiz is back raising money for communities in Leeds

A fundraising quiz night organised and hosted by Yorkshire law firm, LCF Law, has raised over £1,600 for charity.

Another Optimist join Leeds digital agency

Leeds marketing agency, The Marketing Optimist, has hired Hannah Pearson to develop the agency’s digital marketing offering. She joins the team as a Marketing...

Leeds social media agency ‘We Heer You’ marks bumper year of wins with a...

Leeds-based We Heer You is expanding its team to mark one year in business – the successful social media agency has secured 18 new...

Ben Johnson Interiors grows its Furniture team with two new faces

York-based commercial interiors firm, Ben Johnson Interiors, has announced it has welcomed two new staff in its Furniture department. Rebecca White and Laura Booth have...

Leeds United Business Club Welcomes Commercial Finance Partnership

Yorkshire based commercial finance brokerage company, Commercial Finance Partnership, has signed a multi-year agreement to become a Leeds United Business Club partner until 2024.

New Partner Appointment Strengthens Corporate and Commercial Division at Ison Harrison

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed a new partner to its corporate law division. Faris Dean will be based at Ison Harrison’s Leeds City...

Funding helps barrister launch new system to record witness statements

A barrister who recognised the value of accurate transcriptions while working as a legal aid lawyer has launched a new system that can automatically capture witness statements.

Leeds Barbers welcomes first customers back after horror crash

A Leeds barber shop whose premises were wiped out by a drunk driver has opened its doors again after a ten-month rebuild and refurbishment. Phil...

Vet-AI Secures New Investment In Latest Funding Round

Veterinary technology company, Vet-AI, has secured a combined investment from Hill's Pet Nutrition and Correlation One Holdings (“Correlation”) as it moves forward with its mission to provide preventative veterinary care and ease pressure on veterina

Hortor Hopes to Raise £12,000 for Chosen Charities

Hortor, the global resourcing and managed service consultancy headquartered in Leeds, has nominated two charities that will benefit from its fundraising efforts throughout 2022.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Sought For Charity’s Accumulator Challenge

West Yorkshire homelessness charity Simon on the Streets has launched its first ever accumulator challenge, inviting businesses and people with an entrepreneurial flair to turn £40 into thousands.

iSource Group Secures European Contract with Rackspace Technology

iSource Group, the IT, digital and change management recruitment specialist based in Leeds, has secured a two-year European contract with Rackspace Technology, the multi-cloud solutions expert.

Force24 unveils trio of releases to help upskill 6,000 UK marketers

Leeds based Marketing automation specialist Force24 has launched three new key features – with more set to be unveiled soon – to help thousands...

New Care appoints Kerry Smith as regional manager

Kerry Smith, from Lincolnshire, has been appointed by New Care as regional manager. Responsible for supporting the leading care home operator in the Yorkshire and...

Spencer Group commences construction of White Rose Railway Station

Rail infrastructure specialist Spencer Group is underway with construction work to deliver a new £26.5 million station in south Leeds.

Bobble Digital Wins Best Digital Marketing Agency Award for Second Time

Specialist digital marketing agency, Bobble Digital which was established in 2017, has won an award for the ‘best digital marketing agency in Leeds’ for...

Yorkshire employee benefits specialist sees record rise in demand for health insurance

Employee benefits provider Aceso Health and Group Risk, whose national headquarters are in Leeds, has reported a record rise in enquiries from employers about health insurance and private ‘virtual GP’ appointments, with enquiries increasing by more t

Attis makes compliance director appointment

Leeds-headquartered independent commercial risk and insurance broker Attis has appointed Depinder Lal as compliance director.

Statutory Employment Payments On The Rise

Every April the rates and limits change for statutory employment payments. This includes the amounts employees receive by way of statutory sick pay, redundancy pay, maternity/paternity pay and minimum wage.

Manufacturers and Importers Warned of More Red Tape Ahead

UK manufacturers and importers must brace themselves for further red tape and costs, as the deadline for compliance with the new quality control mark, UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA), looms.

Leeds manufacturing industry celebrates rising stars

Leeds’ manufacturing and engineering sector has celebrated the achievements of some of its brightest young stars with an awards ceremony that rewarded and recognised inspiring and talented young people working within the industry.

Expansion continues for Scanlans’ Leeds office

Property management and surveying firm Scanlans has promoted two staff at its Leeds office and made a senior appointment as its expansion continues.

Branding specialists Infinity Inc. team up with Brentford FC to help raise money for...

Branded merchandise and apparel firm, Infinity Inc, has teamed up with one of its Premier League clients, Brentford FC, to help raise money for...

Care Home Manager appointed by New Care

Sharon Burton, who lives in Elland, West Yorkshire, has been appointed by New Care as registered home manager of Adel Manor, located on Otley...

New Workshop Concept Opens in Shipley

Entrepreneurial couple launch Tyro studios - a retail and studio space hosting a curated range of creative workshops and lifestyle events

First Screen Industries Census launched in Yorkshire

SIGN launches first ever Screen Industries Census for Yorkshire & Humber Research supports UK wide ambition to create a more equal and diverse workforce in Film, TV, Games & Digital

New growth phase for Leeds marketing agency

Leeds marketing agency, The Marketing Optimist, has hired Courtney West to expand the agency’s skill base as they continue to grow. She joins as...

New aesthetic laser brand invests over £550,000 in first clinic in the UK –...

Élan Laser Clinics has opened at Thorpe Park Springs, creating six new jobs

Veterinary tech firm partners with insurer to support thousands more pet owners

Vet-AI, an award-winning Leeds-based business which provides pet owners access to affordable and convenient veterinary care via its app Joii Pet Care has partnered with Markerstudy Broking, which is working with Asda Money to relaunch its pet insuran

Strong Recovery for CSDPrint

Castleford-based CSDPrint, one of the region’s most established printing companies has seen sales surge by 30% since January and is rebooting its expansion plans.

Carter Towler to assist with Yorkshire Cancer Research’s ambitious expansion

Yorkshire Cancer Research appoint Carter Towler to help the charity fund vital research in Yorkshire through further expansion of its network of shops.

134-year-old signage company expands team with new senior hire

One of the oldest signage businesses in the UK is expanding its team with a new senior hire. 134-year-old Widd Signs has appointed Dan Mallin as head of projects as it continues to grow its 70-strong team across its bases in Leeds and St Helens.

New ownership at Leeds language services specialist Andiamo!

Leeds-based language service provider Andiamo! has a new owner. The translation and interpreting business is now fully owned by Managing Director Miranda Sambidge, who...

Yorkshire Doctor Launches Inclusive Beauty Event Series

North Yorkshire doctor, Miss Lubna Khan-Salim is on a mission to challenge the anti-age rhetoric of the beauty industry with the launch of a new inclusive event series.

Silicon Yorkshire Calls the Tech Sector Together

Silicon Yorkshire, the business group that brings the Yorkshire tech community together, is encouraging professionals from across the sector to attend its event in Leeds next week.

Firms Could Face Fines For Not Having Cyber Protection In Place

A Yorkshire IT consultancy is warning local businesses that they could face significant fines for not having the right data protection security in place, after a law firm was severely punished after falling victim to a cyber-attack.

Hat trick for Clarion in ‘100 Best Companies to work for’ as it is...

Having again achieved a three star accreditation in the prestigious UK’s 100 Best Companies to Work For scheme, Clarion has announced an impressive hat...

Self Reflection is Key: the Message from Female Entrepreneurs around Breaking the Bias

This week, as part of International Women’s Day, six online female entrepreneurs from varying backgrounds across the UK are uniting to start conversations they...

Four New Partner Promotions at Yorkshire Law Firm

Leading Yorkshire Law firm Ison Harrison has promoted four of its lawyers to partner across its network of Yorkshire offices. The four newly promoted partners...

Engineering Practice Celebrates Fifteenth Anniversary With String Of New Projects

Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary and is on track to turnover £3.5 million this year.

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