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My Property Box moves into sales after estate agent takeover

Letting agent My Property Box has announced it is moving into property sales as part of a significant expansion of its business. The decision follows...

Bondgate IT urges businesses to protect themselves against Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities

Bondgate IT is urging businesses and organisations using Microsoft’s Exchange email system to urgently update their security following a breach by nation-state hackers. Last month...

£200,000 NPIF loan set to help software company meet growing global demand

A Yorkshire software provider helping distribution and wholesale companies to adapt to doing business online during the pandemic is set to expand its overseas client base with the help of a £200,000 loan.

New Marrtree development set to create 100 new jobs in York

Harrogate-based Marrtree Investments has acquired the 2.4-acre site of the former B&M store at Clifton Moor in York, which was destroyed by a fire...

Vertu Motors goes in to bat for Yorkshire and Durham cricket clubs

Vertu Motors plc has signed prestigious partnership deals with Yorkshire and Durham County cricket clubs. The announcement follows the acquisition of the naming rights to...

Fleetex look back at how has the pandemic has impacted the commercial transport industry?

COVID19 has impacted just about every area of society and, by extension, industry. The commercial transport industry has both suffered and benefited from the...

Vapour and ICC join forces to deliver next-generation managed service proposition

Cloud specialist Vapour has joined forces with global IT solutions provider The ICC Group (ICC), to deliver a next-generation managed service proposition for customers. The...

Apple founder’s 1973 job application sold for £200,000 in recruitment firm liquidation

Kris Wigfield of Begbies Traynor in Sheffield and Steven Wiseglass of Inquesta, the joint liquidators of London-based recruitment business Sourcechain Technologies, have sold an...

Darlington and York accountancy firm invests in lockdown wellbeing for staff

Clive Owen LLP, which has offices in Darlington, Durham, and York, has implemented a wellbeing programme to support its staff during lockdown and ensure...

Chemical company urges diligence amid surge in disinfectant sales

A Yorkshire chemical company is offering advice on sourcing compliant and effective disinfectants as sales of key biocidal products soar with businesses clamouring to...

Are You Losing Business Due to a Slow and Dated Website?

A strong digital identity means smoother sales and no more business being lost due to poor customer experience.

Sonocent receives accreditation from Best Companies

Sonocent has been awarded a two-star accreditation from the Best Companies in the first year of entering Sonocent, a Leeds-based company specialising in technology to...

Collaboration of three businesses results in launch of new Yorkshire-based frozen food venture

Three experienced food businesses have joined forces to launch a new frozen ingredients supply venture, headquartered in Yorkshire, that will offer a huge amount...

Towngate’s longstanding property expert retires from industry

After 16 years driving the portfolio expansion of Brighouse-based commercial and industrial lettings specialist Towngate PLC, property surveyor Nick Yates is set to retire...

Investment in Manufacturing Facilities Brings Further Growth for Intastop

A planned £200,000 investment by Doncaster based business, Intastop Ltd, in design, manufacturing and assembly functions has allowed it to diversify and manufacture its own range of core products.

Trio of qualifications for Huddersfield based accountants

A trio of accountants at Huddersfield based Sheards Accountants have taken the next step in their career journey through successfully completing their qualifications. Lucy Ackroyd,...

Taylor&Emmet hails new mediation fund for divorcees

Family law experts at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP are welcoming the introduction of a new voucher scheme that will enable more local couples to access mediation.

New jobs and £1m investment as East Yorkshire garden centre is acquired by local...

One of the UK’s oldest garden centres, California Gardens at Howden, near Goole, has been sold for £1.5m to two local businessmen who plan...
Advanced Power Technology joins the Zero Carbon Delivery Framework

Advanced Power Technology joins the Zero Carbon Delivery Framework

Essentia Trading Limited recently awarded Advanced Power Technology (APT) a place on their Zero Carbon Delivery Framework. ETL's framework allows public sector entities a...

Lead generation services drive 20% year on year growth at Harrogate agencies

The move to digital lead generation and online profile by B2B firms is driving a rebound at Harrogate agencies Appeal and GBM which have...

Clarion strengthens team with another four appointments

Another four lawyers have joined the Clarion team. With two years’ experience, Santino Stifanelli is the latest recruit in the Leeds law firm’s corporate practice....

National role for Manningham Housing Association board member

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) board member and tenant Cath Bacon has been chosen to represent the views of social housing tenants around the country...

No Skip Sunday sends out wrong message say recycling experts Scott Bros

The organisers of new national awareness day ‘No Skip Sunday’ have been branded irresponsible by recycling experts Scott Bros - who say it will...

Yorkshire Design Agency’s New Role To Help Startup Businesses

Branding and website design agency Breaking Free Design has become a patron of the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to support new and emerging businesses.

Experienced technical hires boost Force24’s ambitious growth plans

Marketing automation platform Force24 has made further strides towards its goal of tripling headcount by 2024, with the appointment of two senior leaders. David Turner...

Second Acquisition During Pandemic for Successful Yorkshire Candle and Soap Making Manufacturers Set to...

A Yorkshire-based business, Supplies for Candles LTD, that have been the lifeline for hundreds of other small businesses throughout the pandemic, is celebrating further...

Work Starts Transforming Prominent Retail Unit In Sheffield City Centre

Yorkshire construction company, Harris CM, has started work on a £1.5 million refurbishment project that will see a well-known building on Fargate, in Sheffield city centre, transformed into a striking new retail environment.

Inprotec installs industrial-scale lead melting plant for US manufacturer

Wakefield-based Thermal and metallurgical engineering firm Inprotec has completed a six-figure contract to supply a major US manufacturer with a state-of-the-art lead melting plant.

Miller Homes Celebrates Five Star Customer Satisfaction

Miller Homes has retained its five-star customer satisfaction rating in the Home Builders Federation National New Home Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Trio of deals as The Ringway Huddersfield fills up

Turnaround for revamped Huddersfield industrial estate with three new lettings negotiated by Carter Towler

£1.75m hidden Grand Design development opportunity

Illuminating Investments Ltd and PDS Construction have planning permission to convert the former service reservoir on Wyke Lane, Bardsey. The Grand Design development opportunity that would make wonderfully secluded lair for a Bond Villain.

Digital health accelerator programme 2021 Demo Day announced

[email protected], an accelerator programme that helps digital health innovators to navigate the NHS, is based in the Yorkshire and Humber region, and has announced the date for this year’s Demo Day, which will celebrate the 2020-21 cohort’s successful compl

iMist appoints ex-Kier CEO as chair following PE investment

Haydn Mursell, the former CEO of Kier Group, has been appointed as chair of fast-growing Hull-based water mist fire suppression business iMist following a...

Taylor&Emmet aids efforts of vaccination volunteer

A legal assistant at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is dedicating all of her free time - and some of her working hours - to St John Ambulance, to support the Covid vaccination roll out.

Electric Vehicle Accreditation for Vertu Volkswagen Skipton

Vertu Volkswagen Skipton has demonstrated its knowledge and expertise in the electric vehicle market to gain Electric Vehicle Approved Status (EVA). The scheme has been...

Electric Vehicle Accreditation for Bristol Street Motors Harrogate

Vertu Volkswagen Harrogate has demonstrated its knowledge and expertise in the electric vehicle market to gain Electric Vehicle Approved Status (EVA). The scheme has been...

UK steel industry could expand in transition to Zero Carbon future, report reveals

The decarbonisation of the steel industry provides Britain with an opportunity to stimulate domestic production and take a lead in the new Green Industrial...

Odyssey Systems says North East roll out of gigabit-speed broadband strengthens trend towards home...

An announcement that North East households will be among the first in the UK to benefit from gigabit-speed broadband has been welcomed by Odyssey...

Bradford-based The Label Makers acquired by Spanish printing group

The Label Makers, a specialist label manufacturer based in Bradford, UK, has been sold to Spanish printing group Printeos. Founded by John Webster in 1963,...

Heald Enhances Bridge Bollard System with Expansion Joint Addition

Heald Ltd, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products, has developed an Expansion Joint Unit to enhance its award-winning...

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