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Pantera Property appoints former Leeds King Sturge partner as non-executive chairman

Growing valuations and disposals firm Pantera Property, based in Harrogate, has appointed property expert Colin Fell as non-executive chairman. With over 40 years of building...

From zero to multi-million revenue: Hexagon Consultants ended 2020 with a 5-year milestone

Back in 2015 Peter Ahye and Sue Williams founded Hexagon Consultants. A new business that started with zero revenue, and no clients, has rapidly...

Exodus of London’s media talent heads to Yorkshire

An influx of media talent heads north from London for a better quality of life living and working in Yorkshire.

Yorkshire & Humber set to be global ‘smart city’ pioneers

A Leeds-based start-up is to lead a new government-backed project that will make Yorkshire and Humber a global pioneer in the field of smart cities.

Property litigation firm marks first year with an associate appointment.

Property litigation firm Hägen Wolf has appointed solicitor Amy Chadwick as an associate.

Digital solutions provider charts course for further growth with appointment of head of sales...

Leading Leeds-based digital solutions provider UX Global (UXG) has appointed a head of sales and marketing as it looks to build on current momentum and pursue significant growth in 2021.

MagiClick enters the UK market with the acquisition of financial services specialist Dock9

MagiClick, a leading provider of digital technology and design capabilities with a strong presence across Turkey and the MENA region, has acquired London-based specialist...

CDS names Candlelighters as 2021 charity – and kicks off fundraising with £5,500 donation

Yorkshire-headquartered strategic communications agency CDS has started the New Year on a positive note, donating over £5,500 to Candlelighters. Having supported the cause – which...

Stephenson continues to innovate with solid conditioning bar

Yorkshire-based global natural ingredients manufacturer, Stephenson, has launched its first solid shampoo conditioning bar showing its ongoing commitment to sustainability in the lucrative personal care market.

YDBC records solid year of growth

Yorkshire-based building regulations consultancy and Approved Inspector, YDBC Ltd, has recorded a solid year of growth following its acquisition 12 months ago by Leeds-based counterpart, C80 Group.

Global courier moves to one of last few remaining depots at South Kirkby Enterprise...

Couriers Deltec International expands with new depot at Data Drive, Soth Kirkby in a deal negotiated by Carter Towler

City & Capital Group targets significant growth with shake-up of industry norms and key...

The City & Capital Group is preparing for significant growth in 2021, following the launch of a fixed fee recruitment proposition for financial planning...

BrightCloud Group shortlisted at industry awards

Following on from a challenging year for many within the industry, BrightCloud Group, the Leeds-based contact centre and customer experience specialist, has been named...

Leeds Company Cures Backup Ailments For Prestigious College

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has taken the health of its IT system to the next level by enlisting CloudCover 365, from Leeds based cloud computing and disaster recovery specialist, virtualDCS, to back up and protect all its Microsoft 365 ser

Chief Financial Officer Appointment at Synergy Car Leasing

Multi award-winning Synergy Car Leasing has appointed its first Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to boost and support the next phase of its growth strategy.

Kirsty’s Unveils First Ever TV Campaign

Kirsty’s, the Yorkshire based free-from food brand, has unveiled its first ever TV campaign, which features a cameo from Kirsty herself.

Miller Homes Marks Historic Moment In Bramhope Village

A historic moment has taken place in the picturesque West Yorkshire village of Bramhope, as a time capsule commemorating the unusual year that 2020 has been was placed in the ground.

Betting on the North

Some of the largest technology and gambling companies in the world are leveraging the skills and talents of found in the North and in turn are providing a huge boost to the economy.

The show must go on for Leeds based event firm, AYRE Event Solutions

Leeds based AYRE Event Solutions launches COVID compliant filming facility to allow organisations to engage with audiences.

eviFile secures two new high-profile appointments as part of 2021 expansion plans

Emergent tech company eviFile has recruited two leading construction industry specialists to help drive its growth in the UK building and infrastructure, rail, and...
Roger Hutton, joint managing partner at Clarion

Clarion named Law Firm of the Year

Having been shortlisted in two categories at this year’s Yorkshire Legal Awards, Clarion has been chosen as the region’s Law Firm of the Year...

Yorkshire security manufacturer, Heald, partners with German security firm

Heald Ltd, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products, has announced a partnership with German security firm truckBloc GmbH.

On the streets for survival: the impact of lockdown means homelessness is the only...

Lifeline homelessness charity supported by £50k fundraiser after tough year

trufe. Strike Partnership with Leeds United to Help Fans Save

Independent mortgage and commercial funding broker, trufe. has announced a multi-year agreement to become an official Leeds United Business Club partner in a move that aims to help fans save on their mortgages.

YFM supports growth of award-winning global commodity broker with £3.75m investment

YFM Equity Partners (YFM) has made a £3.75m investment into ARRACO Global Markets (ARRACO), the award-winning and disruptive interdealer broker for global commodities, from...

Ad:venture programme becomes latest sponsor of One Yorkshire

AD:VENTURE, the business support programme that has been delivering across North and West Yorkshire for four years, has become the latest organisation to show its support for One Yorkshire.
Ferrari and JCT600 Brooklands deliver a bit of extra special Christmas magic to Candlelighters

Ferrari and JCT600 Brooklands deliver a bit of extra special Christmas magic to Candlelighters

Santa’s sleigh may be the most famous red vehicle delivering presents at Christmas, but today Ferrari cars were dashing through town with some extra...

‘Wish You Could Hear’ Campaigners Brief Morley MP

Morley and Outwood MP, Andrea Jenkyns, has listened to the concerns of campaigners asking for support for the British coach sector, having met with Yorkshire-based specialist bus and coach insurance broker, McCarron Coates.

6B Sets its Sights on Success with £11,000 from the LEP’s #Grow Grant

6B, the development agency based in West Yorkshire, has secured £11,000 from Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership, the LEP’s Digital Investment Fund, #Grow, which will be used to support its ongoing expansion.

Search is on for Leeds Tech Angels to bridge Covid digital divide

An appeal has been launched for businesses and other employers in Leeds to donate unused laptops and tech to young people across the city...

Duo of new client wins for Yorkshire PR agency

A Yorkshire PR agency is celebrating two new tech and manufacturing client wins.

New platform launched to develop leadership skills in healthcare professionals

A new platform which increases the prominence and content of leadership development in the curricula of healthcare professionals has been launched. Leeds based agency Ayup...

Work Completes At £12.5 Million Student Accommodation Scheme

Work is complete on a stunning new £12.5 million student accommodation scheme in Leeds and more than 50% of the development’s 87 apartments have already been reserved, which demonstrates the level of demand in the city for high quality student accomm

Leeds Company Scoops Prestigious Technology Award

Leeds based Cognito Learning has been named as a regional winner in this year’s prestigious Rising Stars 3.0 competition, which showcases the UK’s best and most innovative technology companies.

KwizzBit launches free quiz advent calendar this Christmas

KwizzBit, the interactive smartphone quiz platform, is launching a free virtual advent calendar to allow people to play quizzes together throughout December. Every day from...

Claremont Becomes Employee Owned as Turnover Hits £34.5m

Nationwide interior design and fit-out business Claremont has transferred its ownership into the hands of employees as the limited company changes to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).

Lighthouse Futures creates first-of-its-kind further education college in Headingley

A Leeds-based education charity is to transform Moorfield House, Headingley into a pioneering further education college by creating innovative workplace themed learning pods for up 100 young adults, aged 16-25, with autism or a learning disability.

MBO and new name at Leeds-based specialist finance recruiter

The management team at Leeds-based turnaround and finance recruitment advisers Woodrow Mercer Finance has acquired 100% of the equity in the firm. Managing Partner...

Full of Spark – new agency launches in Leeds

Strategic Insights Agency, Spark – who launched their third office in Leeds earlier this month – has recruited four key positions – with further...

Leeds Entrepreneurs launch OPEN Gift Card to help boost independent businesses.

This month, local entrepreneurs Paul Lenihan, Tim Rooke and Greg Brant officially launch a new type of gift card which can be used across...

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