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Taylor&Emmet hails additional family mediation funds

Family law experts at Taylor&Emmet LLP are welcoming the extension of funding that will allow more couples from across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire to access mediation.

Darlington firms join forces to provide flexible, responsive and dynamic legal service

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington has enlisted the help of Clive Owen Technology Services to revolutionise its IT system. The firm has made a significant...

RGCF to support significant acquisition strategy for decentralised clinical trials specialist Medical Research Network...

RG Corporate Finance (RGCF) has been appointed to support a significant acquisition-led growth strategy being delivered by the global market leading decentralised clinical trials...

Taylors Solicitors helps North West Roofing Supplies reach new heights with latest swoop

A £30m-turnover supplier of roofing materials has expanded with the acquisition of a long-established business based in Burnley. North West Roofing Supplies has acquired B&M Henderson for an undisclosed sum.

Taylor&Emmet rewards 16 dedicated members of team

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has announced a raft of promotions to recognise the individual contributions made by talented staff to the firm’s ongoing growth and development.

Bromleys Solicitors bolsters its teams with four new recruits

Law firm Bromleys has welcomed four paralegals to its ranks as part of its ongoing expansion amid a period of rapid growth.

Lawyer warns of workplace unrest as Britain gears up for Jubilee

Jubilee celebrations could be marred by workplace unrest if employers fail to deal correctly with holiday and pay issues involving their staff, a leading employment lawyer has warned.

Taylor&Emmet rewards talent at first conference

Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, are celebrating the achievements of the individuals and teams helping to drive the business forward.

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.

Businesses face ‘challenge to break even’, warns NW insolvency expert

A major rise in the number of business insolvencies shows that for many firms, it is a challenge simply to break even in the current climate, a leading North West insolvency expert has warned.

Taylor&Emmet installs new head at Bakewell office

Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, are welcoming a new branch manager to their Bakewell office to drive growth and development in the Peak District.

Hall Brown Opens Leeds Office as Growth Continues

The rapid growth of Hall Brown Family Law is set to continue following an announcement that it has opened an office in the centre...

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...

Surge in business start-ups in North West – but late payment problems persist

More than 19,500 new businesses were set up in the North West in the first three months of the year – the highest number in any region in the UK except for London and East Anglia.

Taylor&Emmet dealmaker shortlisted for award

The dealmaking ability of a corporate law specialist from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is being recognised by regional awards celebrating the work of the legal and financial sector.

Myerson Introduces Their New Insolvency & Restructuring Team With the Addition of a New...

The Altrincham-based law firm, Myerson Solicitors LLP, continues to grow with the introduction of their new Insolvency & Restructuring practice area alongside the new...

Tax partner appointed at Clive Owen LLP

Clive Owen LLP, chartered accountants and business advisers, has appointed David Baggaley as a fifth Tax Partner at the rapidly growing firm. David joins the...

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.

Succession planning is key to ward off the unexpected

West Yorkshire-based law firm, John Howe & Co, is flagging up the importance of succession planning - highlighting that a business can be hit...

Bell Lamb & Joynson Solicitors Make Legal & Financial Services More Accessible With Skipton...

North West Solicitors Bell Lamb & Joynson has teamed up with Skipton Building Society in a bid to make legal and financial services more...

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

Decipher Raises Comes of Age with £9k Charity Gift

In the week of their 21st birthday, Manchester and London-based construction consultants, Decipher Consulting handed over two cheques to charities, Mencap and the Scoliosis Association.

Law firm Bromleys supports Reuben’s Retreat as its charity of the year

Staff at Tameside law firm Bromleys have chosen Reuben’s Retreat, which provides support to families bereaved of a child and those with complexly poorly children, as their charity of the year for 2022.

Taylor&Emmet property experts named team of year

Local solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, were presented with the ‘Residential Property - Team of the Year’ accolade at Sheffield and District Law Society’s Yorkshire Law Banquet and Awards.

End of restrictions ‘not the shot in the arm firms had hoped for’ as...

The number of business insolvencies has more than doubled year on year with the number of administrations having reached a 15-month high, the latest figures show.

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.

Leading law firm appoints new Executive Partner in Manchester office

Top 100 law firm Ward Hadaway has made a key senior leadership appointment within its North West team based in Manchester. Liz Bottrill has been...

Taylor&Emmet challengers get set for Dronfield 10K

A group of 16 sporty staff from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP are limbering up for this weekend’s Dronfield 10K, bringing to a close an eight-week lifestyle challenge run by the firm.

New data transfer regime in effect from 21 March 2022

New UK standard contractual clauses to enable the transfer of personal data from the UK internationally come into effect on 21st March 2022. Can personal...

People in Pudsey Conservation Area need to be aware special planning rules

People living within the Pudsey Conservation Area should be aware of special rules that apply if they want to make external changes to their...

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...

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...

Call for more clarity on cladding crisis plans

Experts at West Yorkshire-based law firm, John Howe & Co, are calling for more clarity on government plans to help people living with the...

Taylor&Emmet property expert deemed ‘one to watch’

The work of an up-and-coming residential property expert from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is being celebrated at a forthcoming national industry awards ceremony.

Legal expenses cover ‘drives sharp rise in domestic property disputes’

Legal expenses cover in household insurance policies is driving a sharp rise in domestic property disputes, says building surveyor Tony Mancini. He said householders are ‘no longer frightened of falling out’ with neighbours or contractors.

Attis makes double director hire to boost national Leeds team

Attis Insurance, the independent commercial risk and insurance broker launched in 2021 and headquartered in Leeds, has made two senior technical appointments to its national team.

Clarion business immigration specialist warns Yorkshire companies to be ready for imminent changes

Business Immigration law expert, Anna-Elise Harvey of Clarion, is making businesses in the region aware of the Government’s forthcoming changes to right to work checks which will require them to adapt their processes in order to ensure compliance.