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New funding released by Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund to help local SMEs

Businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber, and Tees Valley are set to benefit from an additional £5m of funding from NPIF – BEF &...

Sixteen jobs saved as South Yorkshire-based joinery company bought out of administration

Following the appointment of Andrew Mackenzie and Louise Longley of Begbies Traynor as joint administrators of Mustang Joinery Limited on 4th May 2022, a...

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.

Belmayne partner saddles up for charity challenge

A partner at Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, is preparing to take on one of the toughest cycling challenges around to raise funds for four small local charities.

Tribosonics raises £1.5m to further develop and commercialise its smart sensing technology

A Sheffield company whose smart sensors allow industry to reduce wear and tear and cut energy costs has raised a further £1.5m from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance.

Local artist creates bespoke bowl for Belmayne ball

A charity ball organised by Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, has received a boost, thanks to the generosity of a Derbyshire artist.

Taylor&Emmet launches four-way fundraising mission

Local solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, are kicking off a firm-wide undertaking to raise at least £10,000 for local and national charities.

Fulcrum embarks on recruitment drive to support growth in EV charging division

Fulcrum, the leading independent net-zero focused multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, is expanding its EV charging division with the creation of a dozen new...

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.

Lord Mayor welcomes environmental specialist to university innovation hub

The Lord Mayor of Leeds recently welcomed a global environmental protection specialist to University of Leeds’ innovation hub, Nexus.

NPIF funding helps historic engineering firm meet record demand

A historic Sheffield engineering firm has received a further £400,000 loan from NPIF – Mercia Debt Finance, which is managed by Mercia and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), to help it keep up with record demand.

Mechan shortlisted for innovation award

The unique nature of the products made by Sheffield-based rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, is being celebrated by the city’s manufacturing community.
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Rise at Seven expands into paid media and appoints new Performance Director

Search-first creative agency Rise at Seven appoints Performance Director Nick Handley, expanding their search offering into paid media, and Amazon marketplace. The agency is on...

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.

New Head of Sales for Arquella Leading nurse call manufacturer celebrates key hire

Paul Driver has joined Doncaster based Arquella as Head of Sales. This key hire is a part of an ambitious strategy to capitalise on...

Passion for print helps start-up business enjoy three-fold growth within just six months

Rebecca Newrick has enjoyed significant growth for her fledgling T-shirt business after successfully securing support for her business from the Launchpad Business Support programme.

Logical move as Sheffield Digital agency targets growth

Sheffield-based Logica Digital celebrates its second anniversary by relocating to new premises, as well as appointing a new member of staff to the growing digital marketing agency.

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.

Business Productivity Programme helps Elecomm target £30m milestone

Specialist business services provider Elecomm is on track to see its turnover increase from £22m to £30m over the next three years after securing grant funding from the South Yorkshire Business Productivity Programme.

Belmayne urges local firms to support charity ball

Dronfield independent financial planners, Belmayne, are appealing to local businesses for help to boost the proceeds raised at their forthcoming charity ball.

Just One Month Left For All VAT Registered Businesses To Go Digital

Time is quickly running out ahead of the 1st April 2022 deadline, when all VAT registered businesses, regardless of turnover, will have to submit quarterly VAT returns using Making Tax Digital (MTD) compliant software.

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.

Zonegreen improves point safety at Portsmouth rail depot

Sheffield-based rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has completed a fourth installation of its innovative Points Converter system for South Western Railway.

Mechan jacks raise servicing capacity at Hamilton

Rail maintenance specialist, Mechan, has delivered a bespoke set of lifting jacks to one of Scotland’s busiest depots, to help it keep pace with the high volume of trains being serviced.

Work completes on phase 1 of Sheffield student block conversion

Work has completed on the first phase of a project to convert a Sheffield student block into all-purpose residential accommodation.

Mechan lands prestigious Heathrow contract

Sheffield’s rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, is flying high after securing a contract to supply its flagship lifting jacks to London’s Heathrow Airport.

Taylor&Emmet shortlisted for five local awards

Talented solicitors from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP have been nominated for an unprecedented five awards at a forthcoming celebration of the local legal sector.

Yorkshire witch hopes to cast spell over Barnsley

The Yorkshire Witch is a new Barnsley business which was founded by NHS nurse Pearl Armstrong after calling on help from the Sheffield City Region Launchpad programme.

Zonegreen provides sidings protection at local rail depot

Hitachi Rail’s depot in Doncaster is improving its excellent safety measures, courtesy of Sheffield-based Zonegreen, ensuring staff enjoy enhanced protection, no matter where they are working.

Local homebuilder unveils new homes in Worksop

David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West has unveiled three show homes at its brand new Worksop development, Gateford Manor. Gateford Manor is the third and final...

Belmayne forges links with four new charities

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, will be raising much needed funds for four small charities throughout 2022, continuing their commitment to the local community.

GMI Construction on track to hand over Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Community Stadium

GMI Construction Group PLC has lifted the final piece of roof cladding into place at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park’s Community Stadium and is now...

Doncaster based iHus scores a recruitment hattrick

2021 was the busiest year to date for iHus – the country’s leading granny annexe suppliers – with a 600 per cent increase in...

Belmayne delivers donations for homeless

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, have helped make winter a little less bleak for those who sleep on the streets in Chesterfield, thanks to the generosity of local residents.

R3 responds to November 2021 insolvency stats

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to today's publication of the November 2021 corporate and individual insolvency statistics for England and Wales.

Taylor&Emmet rising star shines brightest at awards

A talented young solicitor from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has received national industry recognition for his skills and ability in the probate sector.

Local home builder brings Christmas to Waverley with festive donation

Local home builder Barratt Developments Yorkshire West is helping the town of Waverley get into the festive spirit this holiday season by donating a...

Yorkshire’s first large frame 3D printing machine made possible by six figure investment

First large frame 3D machine has the potential to change how businesses manufacture and prototype products for good. It’s the first machine in Yorkshire which can build up to 800mm as a single piece.

Mechan reduces rail depot’s impact on environment

Sheffield-based Mechan is helping to reduce carbon emissions at a Scottish rail depot after introducing an electric shunter.

Flower Power: Rotherham entrepreneur digs deep to launch eco-friendly floristry business

The Garden of Evie is an eco-friendly floristry business, pioneered by Rotherham-based entrepreneur, Hannah Jackson after calling on help from the Sheffield City Region Launchpad programme.

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