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£5 million investment made in North East flooring company

Growth Partner has completed a £5 million investment into high growth North East based floor coverings specialist, Connection Retail, which operates through its Flooring Superstore, Direct Wood Flooring and Grass Direct brands.

New Managing Director for Yorkshire Automotive Retailer

JCT600, one of Yorkshire’s largest privately owned businesses, has promoted operations director Richard Hargraves to the position of managing director based at its Bradford head office.

Teesside student is named as latest Millman Scholar by Materials Processing Institute

The Materials Processing Institute has announced the latest Millman Scholar during a Postgraduate Research Symposium in London. Robert Hillier of Ingleby Barwick, is currently in...

Another Two Clarion Lawyers Achieve Resolution Accreditation

Legal director Jane Ingleby and associate Stephanie Douthwaite are the latest lawyers in Clarion’s family team to be awarded Specialist Accreditation by Resolution, the membership organisation for professionals working with separating families.

Doncaster ice cream parlour hoping to be scooped up by new buyers

The owner of a family-run ice cream parlour in Doncaster is going on the market as current vendor, Amtizant Kamar, plans to have more...

Harrogate property consultancy expands with South East acquisition

Harrogate and London-based Pantera Property, which specialises in property asset valuations and sales, has bolstered its South East operations with the acquisition of Essex property agency Jordans Property Matters.

Retail alive as jukebox shop pops up for third time

A Leeds-based manufacturer of handcrafted jukeboxes is set to open a pop-up shop in the city for its third time in two years.

A bright future is clear as Leeds skin and hair clinic shows enterprise

A Leeds company specialising in the use of high-power lasers for cosmetic purposes has quadrupled its presence at Chapeltown Enterprise Centre. LaserClear now occupies four...

Yorkshire chooses to support homeless at awards ceremony

A West-Yorkshire based homelessness charity has been announced as the charity to benefit from the funds raised at a regional awards ceremony.

Tech charity launches data science research project

The David and Jane Richards Family Foundation is taking part in a major research project to evaluate and develop its new data science curriculum. The...

Odyssey Systems advises ‘act now’ over big ISDN switch off

Odyssey Systems is warning businesses in the North East that BT has already started to phase out its obsolete ISDN network. The Stockton-based telecommunications expert...

Housing association invites community to support new volunteer scheme

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has called on the Bradford and Keighley community to get involved in its new volunteer scheme which is about to...

Hortor director to deliver client growth strategy

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing consultancy with its UK headquarters in Yorkshire, has announced the appointment of Gill Robinson as Client Services Director. Supporting the...

Pimento celebrates strong start to 2020 with 250 member awards

Annual research conducted by virtual marketing agency, Pimento, has found that its members have secured over 250 marketing awards in the last 36 months...

Clarion ranked 8th in Sunday Times ‘Best Small Companies to Work For’ list

Clarion has been ranked No. 8 in the prestigious Sunday Times list which recognises the 100 companies throughout the UK with the most engaged teams.

Industry steel expert Jon Bolton re-joins Materials Processing Institute’s governing council

The Materials Processing Institute has welcomed the return of leading steel industry expert Jon Bolton to its supreme governing council. Acknowledged as one of the...

Smith Brothers adds century of engineering expertise with trio of appointments

High-voltage power contractor Smith Brothers has added 95 years of electrical engineering knowledge to its portfolio as three new faces join the Yorkshire-headquartered firm...

Northam joins Zonegreen’s new generation

Sheffield-based rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has upgraded its technology at a second Siemens UK depot, as part of a major midlife overhaul programme for the operator.

Business Crime in the UK – What sectors are most at risk

When choosing how to secure your business it is important to understand the crime rates in your area in order to ensure that your business is sufficiently secure.

Beal says ‘hello Goole’ with launch of largest-ever development

East Yorkshire-based Beal Homes will soon begin work on the first phase of 206 homes.

Kate Swinscoe promoted to Group head of marketing at AutoProtect Group

Kate Swinscoe, former marketing manager of automotive FinTech, DealTrak, has been promoted to the role of Group head of marketing for the wider AutoProtect...

Yorkshire Businesses collaborate on unique ‘Changing Places’ facility to help tackle isolation

Dedicated to providing an accessible and inclusive environment, Yorkshire-based businesses, Innova Care Concepts and Portakabin, worked with PAMIS and the National Galleries of Scotland...

Innovative used car brand challenges industry norm with new approach to customer comms

Multi-award-winning used car dealer – Trade Price Cars – is hoping to shake up the industry’s approach to customer communications throughout 2020, with an...

Caroo Kick Starts 2020 With a Bang

Caroo, a Manchester-based tech start-up, has started 2020 with a bang. Following a hugely successful launch in 2019 – Caroo has hired four new starters...

Leach pledges further support to Forget Me Not Hospice

Graphic display specialist Leach has announced Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice as its charity of choice for 2020, as the firm continues to support...

Bellingham IT lands new IT support contract

Bellingham IT, the Wakefield based technology solutions specialist, has secured the IT support contract for PolyGlobal, the global manufacturer of cast and injection mouldings. With...

Inspiring event comes back to Yorkshire – and sells out

Over 125 creative professionals are set to descend upon the University of Huddersfield as a popular creative event has sold out during its return...

Darlington firm celebrates significant growth ahead of a decade in business

HR2day, a Darlington-based HR provider, is announcing significant growth following a successful year, just ahead of celebrating a decade in business. The award-winning firm, which...

Businesses urged to help break the taboos around mental health

A number of leading organisations in the private and public sectors gathered in Leeds last week to discuss how employers could encourage a culture of greater openness and awareness of mental health in the workplace.

Real Estate Litigation team grows with another appointment

Clarion has added another lawyer to its specialist Real Estate Litigation team.

UKCaravans4Hire increases turnover by 40% with launch of new booking platform

UKcaravans4hire is the UK's online booking platform specifically aimed at caravan holidays. Since moving away from a directory format to providing online booking, Ukcaravans4hire's turnover has increased by 40%.

Approach PR welcomes English Language graduate to the team

The expansion and development of Approach PR – Yorkshire’s multi-award-winning PR and social media agency – continues this month with the appointment of Junior...

Jublo makes 50 international appointments following project win

International translations and software company Jublo has appointed 50 new translators from across the globe, following a significant project win from a leading online...

Women Returners champions the growth of returner programmes in the North of England

Women Returners, the return to work specialists, has opened a Leeds office to tackle the wasted talent pool of professionals in the North who have taken an extended career break for childcare or other reasons.

Award-winning Harrogate brewery announces unique dinner event to relaunch pioneering Outlaw Project

Pioneering Harrogate brewery Rooster’s is teaming up with the Harewood Food & Drink Project (HFDP) to stage a truly unique beer, food and music experience at its taproom in its new, state of the art brewery on Tuesday 25 February.

Apprentices are perfect solution at chemical company

A chemical manufacturer in West Yorkshire is investing in the next generation through the recruitment of local apprentices. Airedale Chemical in Cross Hills pledged to...

Hortor continues global growth with Slovakia office launch

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing consultancy with its UK headquarters in Yorkshire, has announced plans to launch a new office in Slovakia to support...

Carter Towler to market speculative industrial development in Wakefield

Corinium 62, the speculative industrial park development at Normanton, has been completed with one unit already pre-let.

Yorkshire property agency invests in groundbreaking VR technology

Croft Residential, an estate agency that specialises in luxury homes in Yorkshire and the York city centre property market, has launched a high-tech service enabling prospective buyers to take hyper-realistic virtual property tours...

Law change could leave energy inefficient homes unrentable, warns My Property Box

My Property Box is advising private landlords in the region that they could be left with unrentable properties unless they meet minimum energy efficiency...

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