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Pareto Financial Planning reports strong growth

Pareto Financial Planning, the award-winning Manchester based financial services business, today reported strong growth across the business for 2021/2022.

Harrogate based Psychology Practice celebrates double award win

Evolve Psychology Services, who operate in Harrogate and Huddersfield, is celebrating two significant award wins - Independent Business of the Year 2022 at the...

Ovenu Lytham says oven valeting services in demand as Fylde Coast householders buy used...

The cost-of-living crisis is generating new business for oven valeting service Ovenu Lytham as research reveals one in ten people now prefer to buy...

Energy broker set to create 50 jobs after further £500k investment

An energy broker that helps businesses to reduce bills has received a further £500,000 in funding from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Mercia.

Simon Bailes Peugeot supports Lilian to achieve a UK first

Pensioner Lilian Pearce has waited seven months to become the first person in the UK to drive away in an all-new Peugeot 308, collecting...

Entrepreneur coaches others to make over £100,000 selling products online

Successful business owner, Kevin Blackburn is on a mission to inspire and support fellow entrepreneurs from across the globe. To help others achieve their...

Former nurse embarks upon nutrition mission

A former nurse, who developed a passion for debunking fad diets and clearing up confusion when it comes to understanding nutrition, is hoping to...

Finance For Enterprise helps Doncaster entrepreneur launch South Yorkshire’s first floatation centre

A Doncaster-based entrepreneur has launched South Yorkshire’s very first floatation tank therapy and wellness centre, after securing Start Up Loan funding from alternative lending...

Warrington Empowerment Coach Knocks ‘The IceMan’ Wim Hof Off the Top Spot With Her...

This week, a leading business woman, and solo mum of one, whose accolades include; three bestselling books and a globally sought-after coaching programme, setting...

Laseraid’s disruptive subscription model powers the expansion of new UK clinics group

Élan Laser Clinics, a new name in aesthetic laser treatments which was launched in February and opened its first clinic in March, is going...

MCR Services experiences an 88 per cent revenue boost as shift to online shopping...

MCR Services is forecasting further growth over the coming year after it saw revenues soar by 88 per cent during 2021/2022 as consumers shifted...

My Property Box staff are scaling the heights to mark successful 10th anniversary

My Property Box staff are lacing up their boots ready to scale England’s highest mountain in aid of leading North East heart charity, the...

FOD Mobility Group expands European operations with new German office

Leading multi-platform technology company FOD Mobility Group has today announced the opening of its new office in Dusseldorf, Germany as part of its current expansion into several European markets.

Kids’ media club has reached 1000 children since launching helping to increase confidence

A Greater Manchester-based kids' club has reached 1000 children since launching. Media Cubs, the pop-up TV studio and newsroom club for children, has delivered after-school...

North East Businesswomen Join Forces To Tackle Eco-Anxiety

Two businesswomen from the North East have combined their expertise to help organisations create more socially and environmentally connected workplaces.

Scott Bros supports Teesside University research into carbon capture using ‘waste’ soil

Recycling experts Scott Bros is collaborating with Teesside University as part of an innovative research project that uses artificial soil to capture carbon dioxide. Postgraduate...

Leeds Barbers welcomes first customers back after horror crash

A Leeds barber shop whose premises were wiped out by a drunk driver has opened its doors again after a ten-month rebuild and refurbishment. Phil...

Vet-AI Secures New Investment In Latest Funding Round

Veterinary technology company, Vet-AI, has secured a combined investment from Hill's Pet Nutrition and Correlation One Holdings (“Correlation”) as it moves forward with its mission to provide preventative veterinary care and ease pressure on veterina

Main sponsor Simon Bailes Peugeot welcomes return of Northallerton 10k

Simon Bailes Peugeot is celebrating the return of Northallerton 10k after an enforced two year absence by once again agreeing to be main sponsor. The...

Darlington café Hatch Luncheonette expands to experience post-Covid bounceback

A Darlington café has bounced back post-Covid by extending the business with its owners saying the death of town centres has been greatly exaggerated. During...

York-based Creative Independent behind the Successful Coney Street Heritage Project is on the Move

Fabrication Crafts have been based on Coney Street, York since November 2018, when they took on a 4 month pop up on the street,...

Data analytics and testing consultancy Seriös Group supports grassroots sport

Seriös Group, a North East-based data analytics and testing specialist, is supporting grassroots sport in the region by sponsoring a young team’s kit. The company,...

The Power of Community – How a Community of Passion Filled Individuals Helps Drive...

In it together... As part of Stress Awareness Month, which this year focuses on the power of community, entrepreneurial leader Dani Wallace, Founder of the...

North East Designer Celebrates Successful Second Year for Creative Agency

A North East designer and illustrator has brought her creative skills to a new audience after a successful start two years on from the launch of Sharon Armstrong Creative.

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.

Fortune Flows For New Manchester Piping Company

A newly launched Manchester-headquartered independent stockist of metric and ISO stainless steel piping systems is celebrating a successful first quarter performance.

TheRugSeller.co.uk owner buys homeware business loved by Mrs Hinch

Daniel Prendergast, the entrepreneur behind successful online retail store TheRugSeller, is giving Shabby Store a new lease of life after it went into administration...

Region’s Website Issues Remedied Via New Service

An experienced and award winning website expert has launched a unique new service to support WordPress website users in the North East. Jackie Latham, owner...

Payments entrepreneur aims to triple business with help of £850k investment

A fast-growing card payment solutions provider aims to treble the size of its business following an £850,000 investment.

Business brokerage MPB Corporate launches in response to growing North East economic activity

Two respected businessmen have launched a business brokerage in response to the increasing number of North East acquisitions and mergers. MPB Corporate will take a...
North East to develop 3 year FinTech strategy

North East to develop 3 year FinTech strategy

Whitecap Consulting, the regional strategy consultancy, is collaborating with key regional stakeholders across the public, private and higher education sectors on an expansion plan...

Social Enterprise secures investment to expand community media projects

Yellow Jigsaw CIC has been awarded £21,600 from the Access to Growth fund, part of GM Social investment - a range of social investment funds delivered by Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation.

Accountants expands HR department to support staff growth

Clive Owen LLP, chartered accountants and business advisers, has tripled the size of its HR department to reflect the increase in staff at the...

Pearl Safety Solutions targets record turnover as it strengthens presence within renewables sector

Pearl Safety Solutions is forecasting an increase in turnover by more than a quarter this financial year after strengthening its position in the renewables...

New Workshop Concept Opens in Shipley

Entrepreneurial couple launch Tyro studios - a retail and studio space hosting a curated range of creative workshops and lifestyle events

First Screen Industries Census launched in Yorkshire

SIGN launches first ever Screen Industries Census for Yorkshire & Humber Research supports UK wide ambition to create a more equal and diverse workforce in Film, TV, Games & Digital

Wharton Construction starts work on Darlington £2.7m Priority Space development to create...

Work has started on construction of 14 new business units for SMEs in one of Darlington’s fastest growing economic districts. Commercial property developer Priority Space...

More Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs Need to Find Calm in the Chaos says Global...

Finding Calm in the Chaos – “When We Go Within, We Won't Go Without” Says Global Wellness and Empowerment Coach Liverpool-based Global Wellness and Empowerment...

North West Entrepreneur’s Event To Tackle Diversity, Disability, Body Acceptance, LGBTQ+ Allies & So...

Stars from the TV, radio and music worlds, Remel London and Trina Nicole have just been announced as joining the bill at an empowerment...

North East businesses give verdict on chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spring statement

A well-publicised reduction in fuel duty and the introduction of zero rate VAT on energy saving devices in the home announced in the chancellor...

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