The Link App has announced that it is seeking to drive the growth of the legaltech sector, by offering its product in free trials with no upfront charges.
The Link App has announced that it is seeking to drive the growth of the legaltech sector, by offering its product in free trials with no upfront charges.
For celebrations around International Women s Day join Women In the Food Industry in shining a spotlight on leading female voices in food sustainability and the future of food. You can take part in discussions at how we can work towards a more sustainable future for ourselves and what we can teach people coming into the industry.
A new wave of end of life rituals is emerging across northern England as people find creative and sometimes anarchic ways to say goodbye to their loved ones from building pyramids made from ashes to getting buried in a duvet.
A former secondary school English teacher who was rated outstanding by Ofsted has launched her own tutoring business after relocating to the Fylde. Fylde Professional Teaching Services has been set up by Natalie Turner, 35, who built a successful career with the well-respected Outwood Grange Academies Trust in both Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire.
Lord Digby Jones has been meeting business leaders this week in Burscough to find out their concerns in the current challenging economic climate. The former Director General of the CBI and Minister of State for Trade and Investment was visiting Lancashire based Metalfloor UK, where he is Chairman.
Humans FEAR robots which look like them, according to professionals working in the field of robotics. People prefer robots which do not have highly realistic human-like facial features and movement. But they tend to like robots with more human sounding voices, research has found.
Cheshire-based luxury housebuilding group, Harvey Homes, has recently made great strides with its bespoke development in Knutsford, with house sales starting to surge and the show home now open to the public.
Mortgage Business Expo MBE Leeds on 30th April at the Royal Armouries will feature a keynote presentation by the Bank of England. Paul Mount, Deputy Agent at the Bank of England, will present an economic update covering key issues for UK economic prospects over the next few years in both the consumer and business sectors as well as global activity.
DivideBuy, a leading LendTech company, has won the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers.
A specialist, expanding North East homecare service has recruited a new manager to lead its Hexham branch. Pam Smith will oversee day to day operations at Helping Hands Community Care, drive quality assurance and manage a growing care team.
Wealth management company - Clarion - has scored a new sponsorship deal with a grassroots club to provide 40 new kits for kids.
The digital transformation of manufacturing has the potential to kick start a golden age for women in the industry. The number of girls participating in STEM subjects at A-level and degree level has increased by a quarter in the last decade .
One of the UK s most experienced business brokers is calling on the Chancellor of the Exchequer not to sacrifice the retirement plans of thousands of hard-working small business owners by scrapping Entrepreneurs Relief from Capital Gains Tax CGT in next week s Budget.
Great British Menu GBM is returning to BBC Two on 18th March 2020 for it s 15th series. Women in the Food Industry noted that women make up a quarter of the chefs from across Britain who will be competing to serve their dish at the final banquet.
Health and wellbeing top the list of priorities for most people at the start of the year, but as mo...
The Government of Jersey has appointed SureCloud to manage its government-wide cyber security transformation programme, which aims to maintain the reputation of Jersey as a safe place to work and live.
As we enter a new decade, over half 58 of small businesses in the UK anticipate a plateau, or for their business to struggle in the year ahead. Only 1 in 4 predict to see growth. A recent report which surveyed 1,000 small business owners and sole traders across the country inc.
Multi-millionaire celebrity businessman selects a Derby mum as part of an award to showcase Britain s best small businesses. Former BBC 2 star of Dragon s Den Theo Paphitis has awarded Ripley based Claire Saxton of Saxton Marketing, the prestigious Small Business Sunday Award.
A pioneering railway company s decision to move its main manufacturing base to a new home in the Midlands shows the region remains the home of innovation, the man who brokered the deal says.
Three out of ten adults in Yorkshire and Humberside 31 say they would be most likely to take on extra debt if they were faced with a sudden gap in their finances, according to new research from R3, the insolvency trade body. This is slightly lower than the national average of 34 .
This Sunday, communities around the world will gather to celebrate International Women s Day. I for one know we cannot understate the importance of this event. For the last hundred years, the 8th March has been dedicated to recognising the achievements of women in achieving gender equality.
Global soap base and speciality ingredients manufacturer Stephenson is continuing to expand by investing in production methods at its UK headquarters in Leeds. Based in Horsforth, the fifth-generation family-owned business has invested over 750,000 in upgrading its Durosoft production facilities, with the objective of producing more technically advanced and improved natural products.
The chief executive of one of the UK s oldest mutually owned providers of savings and investment products has called on the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to use next week s Budget to provide clarity on future policy in relation to ISAs.
This review comes after stakeholders and business owners shared their worries about the IR35 reform and aims to reassure individuals that their concerns are being addressed. To achieve this, HMRC will take a light-touch approach to penalties in the tax year of 2020 21, unless there is evidence of non-compliance.
NEW figures that short sightedness amongst UK children has more than doubled since the 1960s, with almost 20 of under 16s now living with the condition, make eye watering reading for parents and carers. Moreover experts believe it is environmental factors that are driving the change, rather than genetics.
Accounting and business advisory firm HURST is teaming up with a charity founded by former rugby league players to kick off a mental fitness initiative for its staff. The initiative at HURST follows a review by partner and head of practice development Simon Brownbill, who is also among staff members to train as a mental health first-aider.
A businessman who happens to share a name with a murderer in his home country of South Africa can no longer leave the UK - after changing his name by deed poll. Martin Vines, who lives in Brislington, Bristol, changed his name over 10 years ago after he was held up by airport security and separated from his young daughter for hours.
The Government recently announced its plans to build a million new homes over the next five years. While this may sound like a significant amount, some analysts suggest it is not enough and that 300,000 new properties are needed each year by the middle of this decade. Whatever your view on the specific figures, the direction and ambition are encouraging.
Optical and audiology services in Sheffield has received an extra boost this month following the launch of a state-of-the-art Specsavers store at the award-winning Fox Valley development. The 1,500 sq. ft.
Almost 6,000 lost children in care are living in limbo Nationally, almost half of children 3...
A Tyneside lad s pulling power has landed him the top job at one of Newcastle s hottest and longest-running annual events. After starting as a lowly volunteer at the Newcastle Beer and Cider Festival four years ago, Anthony McMullen is now running the show and it s promising to be a bumper year.
Businesses are invited to an afternoon of networking at Manchester s Cloud 23 Bar, hosted by anti-social behaviour reduction charity Mancunian Way. On Thursday, March 12th the popular Hilton Hotel venue will be home to many of the region s top businesses between 1pm - 4pm, getting together in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.
Broudie Jackson Canter, a North West-based law firm, has launched a drop-in service for tenants who are experiencing difficulties with private or social landlords.
78 of mid-market businesses globally are actively working on removing barriers to gender parity at senior levels according to the latest research from Grant Thornton s International Business Report.
DEVELOPERS have transformed the site of a former farm into a 4m-plus collection of new homes on the rural fringes of a North Yorkshire spa town. Ailsa3 Developments, based at Harewood, near Leeds, has created nine architect-designed, new-build stone properties in countryside to the western side of Harrogate.
A multi-million pound development of commercial units has been completed in Warwick and it is already fully let or sold. All 15 of the new units created on the 30,000 sq ft site off Plato Close in Tachbrook Park have been snapped up by businesses and investors.
Haddletons, the business advisory and commercial law firm which has its headquarters in Harrogate, has appointed managed IT services provider Integral IT, which is also based in the spa town, to provide all of its IT needs. Launched just two years ago by well-known Yorkshire lawyer James Haddleton, the firm has already grown to a 27-strong team.
Vantage will have a mix of new and used motorhomes on display at the show. We have decided to take some of our pre-loved Vantage motorhomes to the show, so if someone is looking to get on the road right away, they will be able to secure their Vantage motorhome and start planning their first trip, said Vantage s Ben Dawes. He added, When we talk about pre-loved we mean it.
Successful Essex County Council Major Capital construction Framework contractors were chosen at the end of February 2020. These contractors can now be considered for a variety of construction projects which could include refurbishments, extensions and new builds up to the value of 1.5million.
In addition to its Liverpool HQ, the specialist law firm now occupies 19,400 sq ft on the first and second floors of the prestigious Parklands 5B building as part of their growth plans, and to take advantage of the legal talent in Manchester. Founded in 2006 Bond Turner is part of the Anexo Group plc.
Birmingham business change consultancy, Entec Si, has had a successful start to 2020 with a major contract win and a number of new hires. Following a competitive tender process, the business has secured a two-year framework contract with the National Lottery Community Fund framework.
The boss of an award-winning fish and chip restaurant has opened his doors to a group of senior citizens as a special pre-Easter treat. Waseem Mir manager of The Harbour View Fish and Chip Restaurant in Seaton Sluice contacted Age UK Northumberland in a bid to do his bit to help older people who are socially isolated.
Volatile weather saw levels of wind generation across Europe hit record levels last month. New data from energy market analyst EnAppSys showed that wind power amounted to an average output of 85.4GW equivalent to over two hundred 400MW coal units of power generation in February 2020.
The decision to scale back, rather than abolish, Entrepreneurs Relief, which was announced yesterday by Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, has been described as a pragmatic, if disappointing, compromise by one of the UK s most experienced business brokers.
More than 60 volunteers took part in a huge litter pick in the Leicestershire countryside at the weekend. Organised by the South Leicestershire Litter Wombles, who were celebrating the group s first anniversary, the volunteers filled 134 bin bags with rubbish, including tyres, motor parts, a vacuum cleaner and even a bed.
A North East based music promoter has lined up a number of top bands to help bring back the big venue experience to Ashington. Tony Eastlake who runs Guerilla Events and PA Hire has booked dates at the Northern Social Club in Ashington because of its large stage, impressive capacity and ability to house his powerful sound and light systems.
Swansea s HMT Sancta Maria Hospital is the first hospital in South Wales to permanently offer a new, innovative and non-invasive urological treatment. The Rezum procedure will now be available to men who are suffering with enlarged prostates and associated lower urinary tract symptoms.
This month, Catalyst have launched Midsummer Vale a range of 55 two- to five-bedroom houses in the countryside village of Walkern, Hertfordshire, with Help to Buy available.
Four short plays that champion North East talent are about to be toured across the region in a showcase designed to reach audiences that normally wouldn t access theatre.
The Beeston based start-up, founded in 2017 by Linas Pozerskis, Crystal Drury, and Tony Pun, has been hard at work developing the ideal bike of the future.Based on a firm belief that there is a more exciting way for commuters to move through cities while avoiding traffic, WAU has developed its flagship Model X ebike as the perfect solution to the growing congestion issue.
Following the latest storm to hit the UK many businesses are feeling the strain of performing under agreed contracts. Not only could this have the potential for breach of contract claims but also cause significant problems with trade and ability to manage cash flow.
Out of home digital advertising specialists Lucid Outdoor will unveil two giant LED screens at the heart of Stockport s 1bn redevelopment next month. The large format HD displays will hang permanently in Redrock and Merseyway shopping centre as part of Stockport Council s ambitious regeneration plan.
Ruthin-based Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has finalised work at Erin landfill site, in Duckmanton, near Chesterfield, on behalf of its long-established client, Viridor, the biggest UK-owned recycling and energy recovery company. The 2.
Glaisyers Solicitors has appointed Tom Simpson as the new Head of its fast-growing Residential Property department. Although primarily known as a business-to-business firm, Glaisyers has a strong reputation in the field of residential property transactions and Mr Simpson will manage a team of seven based at the firm s Manchester city centre headquarters.
Leeds-based personal care ingredients manufacturer Stephenson is showing its support for International Women s Day 2020 Sunday 8 March . The global manufacturing business which specialises in soap production for clients such as The Body Shop, employs 100 people from its production plant in Horsforth.
A huge 60m long Ninja obstacle course is the main attraction at this weekend s Inflatable Adventure World in Leicester. It s all part of the UK s biggest indoor inflatable theme park which is coming to Morningside Arena on 14th and 15th March.
A new interactive outdoor escape experience is coming to Leeds. The Big Escape sees teams move around the city centre s streets solving puzzles, cracking codes and completing challenges to take down Big Al s casino in a classic heist.
The number 13 is unlucky for some, but certainly not for Joyce and Les Gibbs who won a pile in a competition to mark the opening of a new flooring store in Milton Keynes. Flooring Superstore announced its arrival in the town by running a competition to win 500 worth of flooring.
Newcastle-based property company, Adderstone Group has welcomed the appointment of Michael Foster-Smith to oversee the management of its expanding Projects Division.
A study from Action on Hearing Loss showed around an estimated 4 million young people are at high risk of hearing loss, and tinnitus due to prolonged exposure of loud music, the need for a hearing aid is most likely to increase in the next couple of decades.