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Harrogate proves to be sweet sixteen for Yorkshire law firm’s new office

One of Yorkshire’s leading law firms has opened its sixteenth and newest branch, making its debut in Harrogate. The move into the spa town by...

Consilia Legal Wins National Wellbeing Award

The Family Law team at Yorkshire-based law firm, Consilia Legal are celebrating after winning the ‘National Family Law Wellbeing Award’ at the annual Family Law Awards held at the spectacular Bloomsbury Big Top in London.

Exodus of 25-40 year-olds from the hospitality industry

The changing shape of the hospitality workforce has been revealed in new research from workforce management app, Deputy. The Rebuilding Hospitality: The Changing Shape of...

Former Oracle customer success leader joins Force24 as marketing automation platform’s workforce gets set...

Hyper-growth marketing automation platform Force24 is on-course to be a 100-strong organisation by January 2022 – having welcomed experienced Victoria Hamblin to the team. Focused...

YFM makes significant investment into fast-growing ERP business

YFM Equity Partners (YFM), which is headquartered in Leeds, has completed an investment from its Buyout Fund II into Cooper Software, a Scottish-based Enterprise...

Strong growth at Summit Foods drives resilient results for Scunthorpe-headquartered food group

Abbeydale Food Group has once again put in a strong financial performance with turnover rising by 18% for the year ending February 2021, driven...

YFM closes £60m VCT fundraising for tech businesses in just seven weeks

YFM Equity Partners (YFM), has once again seen the offers for its two managed Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) fully subscribed in a matter of...

Leeds Firm iWins National ‘Commercial Lines Broker of the Year’ Title

Leeds-based insurance broker, McCarron Coates, has scooped the prestigious national UK Broker Award for ‘Commercial Lines Broker of the Year’.
The 8 Best Payment Processors for Small Businesses

The 8 Best Payment Processors for Small Businesses

With e-Commerce having a significant impact on businesses of all kinds, there is an increasing need for fast and reliable payment processors. Online e-Commerce...

virtualDCS Is Named First UK Based Veeam Cloud & Service Provider Competency Partner

Cloud Computing and Disaster Recovery specialist, virtualDCS has been named as the first UK-based Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partner to achieve the Reseller Ready competency from Veeam® Software.

GV Named The Region’s Most Active Industrial Property Agent

Leeds property consultancy, Gent Visick (GV) has been named as the most active industrial property agent in Yorkshire and the Humber, in terms of square footage, at the annual CoStar Awards.

Media Displays Invests £200k into Fleet of Digital Vehicles

Media Displays, the Leeds based company responsible for digital marketing display vans throughout the UK, has invested £200k into its fleet to ensure it meets with its carbon neutral strategy.

R3 responds to October 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 today's...

Yorkshire’s business leaders cite supply chain disruption and recruitment challenges as biggest threats to...

Half of business leaders in Yorkshire have seen their company significantly impacted by supply chain disruption since the start of the year, according to Headstar's Business Leader survey.

133-year-old signage firm completes transformative projects in Leeds

A 133-year-old signage business headquartered in Leeds is celebrating a number of major project completions in the city, including The Headline residential scheme on Wellington Street.

West Yorkshire law firm beds down in support of homelessness charity

A West-Yorkshire based homelessness charity has announced the headline sponsor and corporate participants of an upcoming fundraising event.

DA Creative Studio Appoints New Management Team to Drive Further Growth

DA Creative Studio has enjoyed continuous growth over the last year, as the disruptive marketing and PR agency’s reputation for delivering high-impact campaigns has seen them attract the attention of several new high-profile clients.

Leeds-based tech firm appoints new SaaS implementation manager to enhance the implementation and onboarding...

Yorkshire-headquartered construction and rail tech company, eviFile, has appointed Troy Mann as its new SaaS onboarding and implementation manager – to uphold unrivalled levels...

Work underway on second phase of £5.5m North Yorkshire business park, with 80 new...

Developer Marrtree Investments has begun work on phase II of its flagship £5.5m Marrtree Business Park at Thirsk, North Yorkshire. The second, £2.5m, 30,000 sq...

ddroidd exceeds £3m target in first year

Leeds-based digital transformation and technical specialist, ddroidd, has exceeded its £3m turnover target in its first year, and has ambitious growth plans to double in size over the next 12 months.

Trailblazing Leeds Letting Agency Expands To New premises, Goes Green and Launches New Tenant...

Sugarhouse Properties is a student and young professional focused letting agency based in Leeds. Despite the challenges of the last 18 months, they have...

Landscaping firm on growth trail after investment from Mercia

A Cheshire-based landscaping business which maintains sites nationwide for leading supermarkets and utilities companies has secured a significant investment from Mercia’s private equity funds.

Yorkshire-based Composite Prime reports increase in turnover and USA expansion

The UK’s largest sustainable decking brand, Composite Prime, has announced it is expanding into the United States along with a 211% increase in turnover and more than a 25% growth in stockists in 2021.

GMI Construction Group highlights benefits to business of hospice partnership

GMI Construction Group’s partnership with Martin House Children’s Hospice has already raised £66,000 for the charity – while delivering a host of rewards for...

British supplier celebrates largest number of Yutong zero emission passenger vehicles at COP26

West Yorkshire-based family business, Pelican Engineering, which is the sole supplier in the UK for the world-leading Yutong brand, is celebrating having supplied a...

R3 responds to the Q3 2021 insolvency statistics

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

Clarion strengthens finance litigation offering with appointment of senior associate

Clarion is enhancing its specialist finance litigation offering with the appointment of Ben Oliver as a senior associate. An experienced senior solicitor and solicitor advocate,...

Entrepreneur shares business growth process to help inspire small business owners

Savvy entrepreneur, public speaker and marketing specialist, Rik Courtney is making it his life mission to inspire and help businesses from all sectors to...

Clarion celebrates Black History Month with talk by award-winning barrister Sally Penni

With a series of events running throughout October to mark Black History Month, Clarion is continuing to champion its ‘BeingOne’ strategy which focuses on...

Pioneering Porsche retail format opens in York

A new Porsche Centre has opened this week in York. This latest addition to the UK network is designed to support its larger, parent...

Healthy Results Power Account Growth for Extreme

Yorkshire digital marketing agency Extreme has been appointed to handle paid social media for Inspired Health, the official UK home of a number of leading health and wellness brands.

Healthy Results Power Account Growth for Extreme

Yorkshire digital marketing agency Extreme has been appointed to handle paid social media for Inspired Health, the official UK home of a number of leading health and wellness brands.

Brighouse welded mesh manufacturer puts in resilient performance

Despite Covid disruption which saw production halted for four weeks during the first lockdown, Siddall and Hilton Products, the Brighouse-based welded steel mesh products...

Another four recruits as Richard Grafton Interiors continues to expand

Fast-growing Yorkshire interiors, architecture and design business Richard Grafton Interiors, which has showrooms in Harrogate, Ilkley and Wetherby, is continuing to expand with another...

R3 responds to September 2021 insolvency figures

Corporate insolvencies increased by 7.2% in September 2021 to a total of 1,446 compared to August’s figure of 1,349, and increased by 55.8% compared...

A Guide to Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax (often referred to as CGT) is the tax applied to the profit you make when you sell an asset that has increased in value since purchasing it.

Leeds Charity looking for 10th anniversary Ball sponsors

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their annual Wear Red Day event with a celebrity-laden fundraising Ball on February 5th, 2022. And they are looking for local businesses to help sponsor the event.

When Facebook went down, what did people ‘really’ do?

Leeds marketing agency, The Marketing Optimist wanted to find out exactly what people did when Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went offline for 6 hours...

Yorkshire Water partners with Leeds agency to launch ‘genuinely customer-centric’ experience

The new digital platform has resulted in a substantial reduction in customers needing to get in contact with Yorkshire Water A wealth of new research...

LEEDS 2023 unveil new sponsorship partners

LEEDS 2023 is delighted to announce the first six Members of the 2023 Club, a partnership programme for organisations who will support and help to spearhead the year-long celebration of culture taking place throughout 2023.

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