New Finance Director appointed at Barratt Developments North East after impressive year for sales

Leading housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, has announced the appointment of Carl Sobolewski as its new Finance Director following another record year for the five-star property developer. Previous Finance Director, Scott Martin, has taken up the role as the division’s Managing Director.
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BDP Manchester studio’s UK-first bridge design for the Ordsall Chord

The design vision of the BDP Manchester studio and its Transport Architect Director Peter Jenkins is being brought to life in the mammoth civil...

New funding deal secures North Yorkshire homes development

Gregory Property Group has started construction to build several new family homes in Monk Fryston in North Yorkshire following a funding deal secured with...

Renewable energy business being built on former North East coal-mining village

The renewable energy industry has just got hotter with the launch of a new North East based business. Jörd Energy - which specialises in commercial...

Cyber-attacks cost Leeds’ economy £57 million in 2016

Last year saw a surge in global companies including Yahoo, social giant LinkedIn and even the administration team of American presidential candidate, Hilary Clinton, suffered reputational damage due to significant IT hacks. However, it seems that Leeds’ businesses also took a hit, with almost two thirds (62%) being targeted by hackers in the last 12 months, costing the local economy £57 million.

Work starts on new retirement development in Trafford

Work has begun to create a £11m luxury retirement development in Urmston, Trafford, which will consist of 55 one, two and three bedroom apartments,...

Businesses in Beverley help boost housebuilding across Yorkshire

With new homes a top priority for councils across the UK, not least in Yorkshire, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has announced new partnerships with...

Sunderland housing development could support 1,300 local jobs

A planned redevelopment scheme based on the site of the former Cherry Knowle Hospital in Sunderland could support over 1,300 direct and indirect jobs in the region across its lifetime. The planning application is in its final stages and, if confirmed, will see Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes North East investing £50m into building 304 homes.

New Route to Gas Training Launched By Bradford Training Company

For those wanting to train for a new career but struggling to make time available during the working week, the Bradford based BTC Training Centre have now launched two types of Domestic Gas courses to help

Salford Professional Development strengthens senior team

Conference and training provider Salford Professional Development appoints two new directors and recruits former BBC presenter as head of creative and digital business unit