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Queen of clutter aims to tackle South Yorkshire’s hoarding habits

A UK not-for-profit organisation which helps individuals to overcoming the chaos caused by amassing excessive amounts of clutter is set to offer a helping...

When the world restarts: The face of business in a post-lockdown world

Julian Pitts, regional managing partner of Begbies Traynor in Yorkshire, explores what kind of consumer environment businesses can expect when the lockdown lifts.

Interactive Quiz Company Launches Virtual Fundraising Partnership with Sands Charity to Raise £100,000.

Leeds-based KwizzBit launches the ‘Hundred Grand for Sands Quiz’ campaign to enable the charity to fundraise during lockdown. KwizzBit, the smartphone quiz company, has partnered...

Yorkshire cloud and tech specialists hits £42 million turnover

Wakefield-based Solutionize Global has eclipsed £42m in turnover in the financial year 19/20 – and is dedicating substantial investment into new Mayfair premises, talented...

Homebuyers Burst Out Of Lockdown

Figures from property search giant Rightmove, reveal that on the day lockdown restrictions were lifted for the UK’s housing market, traffic to its website immediately returned to normal levels, which was mirrored by Yorkshire’s largest independent es

York-based SpeedQuizzing host virtual pub quiz featuring members of Supergrass, Kaiser Chiefs and Jake...

York-based SpeedQuizzing has unveiled the latest instalment in a series of virtual pub quizzes featuring members of some of the biggest indie bands from the last three decades.

Monthly corporate and individual insolvency statistics – R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, comments on the first publication of the Government’s monthly corporate and individual insolvency statistics:

Mackenzies Smokehouse range launch in Booths

Mackenzies Smokehouse see new owners in the family of the Palmers. 2020 see's them expanding their range of delicious artisan cured meats, fish and pate whilst scaling up their fresh locally sourced food delivery on a national scale.

Fire firm’s marketing activity hots up for Yorkshire business

Leading fire industry supplier CheckFire has tripled the marketing, SEO and social media support it receives from creative digital agency The Bigger Boat. Providing fire...

A charitable start to 2020 for Towngate PLC

In the face of a challenging and somewhat unpredictable few months, commercial and industrial lettings specialist Towngate PLC was determined to kick off the year with a round of positive deeds – offering help and support to those who need it most.

My Property Box to continue virtual viewings service despite lifting of property market restrictions

Innovative lettings agent My Property Box will continue to offer its virtual viewings service, despite the government’s decision to open up the property market. From...

Working Safely During Coronavirus – new guidance for employers

The government has now issued new guidance designed to assist employers to work safely in light of COVID-19. This guidance was anticipated by the Prime Minister when he addressed, on Sunday evening, the gradual steps being taken to reopen the economy

Fulcrum continues to expand Smart Meter market presence with new agreements

Fulcrum, the UK’s leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, has strengthened its position in the Smart Metering market after securing new agreements with...

Material Processing Institute’s Chief Technology Officer is awarded Thomas Medal for steel innovation

The Chief Technology Officer of the Materials Processing Institute has been awarded the prestigious Thomas Medal in recognition of his contribution to steel research...

Responsible Retailers Respond to Government’s plan for getting us back to work

As the Covid-19 Social Distancing restrictions continue in the UK, responsible retailers are planning ahead for a potentially long future with queues waiting patiently outside their stores, by adding protective marquees to their properties. Queues o.

Synergy Car Leasing goes platinum

Multi-award-winning, Harrogate-based Synergy Car Leasing has received the inaugural Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award, recognising consistent delivery of exceptional customer experience.

Synergos Consultancy explain the importance of PPE across all industries, post-lockdown

PPE has become synonymous with the recent coronavirus outbreak. From shortages to lack of understanding around effective use, many workplaces will re-open for business...
Almost half of the public would welcome tradespeople back into their homes, according to Ovenu poll

Almost half of the public would welcome tradespeople back into their homes, according to...

Almost half the public would be confident in inviting tradespeople back into their homes if measures are in place to reduce the risk of...

Three Yorkshire businesses enabled to trade online thanks to firm’s initiative

A Leeds-based multi-national web development and digital marketing agency has selected three local businesses to benefit from completely free of charge e-commerce websites.

Yorkshire Conveyancing Firm Reveals Home Buyers Are Keen To Move As Soon As Lockdown...

A leading Yorkshire conveyancing firm has confirmed that although the Covid-19 pandemic is causing major disruption in the housing market, buyers are still keen to move, certain property sales are completing and many well-known mortgage lenders are d

Two North Yorkshire drinks companies collaborate to produce hand sanitiser for local NHS

Nidderdale-based Whittaker’s Gin collaborated with award-winning Harrogate brewery, Rooster’s, to produce clinical-standard hand sanitiser, which will be used by the local NHS to protect staff and patients and combat the spread of Covid-19.

Beal gets green light to deliver hundreds of new homes

East Yorkshire-based Beal Homes has gained planning approval to deliver hundreds of new houses.

Leach and Blueberry donate £2,000 worth of PPE to care sector

Given the PPE shortage across the social care sector, two Yorkshire firms have teamed up to manufacture and donate face shields to over 30...

Sheffield Start-up going the Extra Mile sets sights on national expansion

A Sheffield-based entrepreneur who is providing a vital lifeline to the city’s struggling independent supermarkets is set to roll out his innovative online shopping...

Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber stands shoulder-to-shoulder with local healthcare professionals

Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce has pledged its support to NHS staff by donating a range of gifts to recognise the efforts being...

Innovation to combat COVID-19: Glass manufacturer launches protective screens

Huddersfield based, Specialist Glass Products, has launched protective glass screens for offices, in preparation for the nation’s return to work. The screens aim to...

Eyeweb Believes Digital Marketing is More Important than Ever

Whilst working from their homes, the team at Eyeweb continues to explore new ways of improving the digital journey, from optimised sites that load very quickly, to engaging content that creates an instant connection.

New Company to Bring Apps to SME’s

A new business launched by UK sales and marketing director, Steve Healy, will be supporting small businesses in the region keep up with the...

Families raise £10,000 sleeping in for homeless charity

Friday 1st May saw residents and families pitch tents and make home dens in a major ‘sleep in’ raising almost £10,000 for Yorkshire homelessness charity, Simon on the Streets.

Begbies Traynor in Hull strengthens team with director promotion

Experienced insolvency practitioner Laura Baxter has been promoted to director, based at Begbies Traynor’s growing offices in the Humber region.

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Manufacturer Named DIT Export Champion

Heald Ltd, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products have been announced as a Department for International Trade’s Export Champion.

Professional development strategy helps graduate to achieve Associate Director promotion at DPP Planning

DPP Planning has announced the promotion of Matt Rhodes to Associate Director, as part of its professional development strategy. Having joined the national planning consultancy’s...

Q1 2020 insolvency statistics – R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to the publication of the Q1 2020 (January-March 2020) England & Wales insolvency statistics...

Square One Law welcomes new partner to help enter Leeds market

Square One Law, the North East entrepreneurial commercial law firm, has expanded its presence into Yorkshire and has opened in Leeds. Matthew Thompson, experienced Yorkshire...

Coronavirus disruption – advice for tenants and landlords

Sarah Cameron, associate in Clarion’s real estate team, provides expert advice for tenants and landlords: As the lockdown restrictions continue without any certainty around an...

Occupational health expert prepares for growth with new appointment

Huddersfield-based healthcare service provider Prohms has hired a new sales and marketing manager to help further boost and grow the business’s commercial activity. Onboarded prior...

Advice on short term cash management during COVID-19 from YFM Equity Partners

Aaron Lowery, Investment Manager, YFM Equity Partners (YFM): The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the cash flows of most businesses in...

Smart tech company’s sweet solution for food and beverage giant Nestlé

An innovative logistics solution developed by Hull-based smart tech company Sauce is being used to improve efficiency for confectionary and beverage manufacturer Nestlé.

Online card retailer bounces back from lockdown with the launch of exclusive e-card range

Fast-growing online cards and gifts business Love Layla has launched its first range of downloadable e-cards, allowing it to start trading again after closing...

Freaks of Nature launch plant-based lemon mousse during lock-down

Plant-based desserts manufacturer Freaks of Nature extends its range with lemon mousse launch.

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