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Finance Business News - When lockdown first brought a necessity to work at home many employees welcomed the opportunity to simplify their working day and support their families as they adjusted to a new normal, but as working from home moves into the long-term, for many businesses there is a risk that some of the workforce...

Businesses must ensure working from home does not equate to working in isolation

Recruitment Business News - The management team at Leeds-based turnaround and finance recruitment advisers Woodrow Mercer Finance has acquired 100 of the equity in the firm.

MBO and new name at Leeds-based specialist finance recruiter

Food Business News - Leading vegetable, salad and mayonnaise producer Troy Foods has expanded its operations with the completion of a fourth site in Yorkshire.

Troy Foods completes new £500,000 ready-to-eat vegetable processing site

Ex-Skyscanner marketing head joins Panintelligence

By Alex Frost

Nov 24 2020 11:05AM

Technology Business News - Originally from York, business-to-business specialist Howley, began her marketing career at Best Western Hotels before moving to Marketing Edinburgh, and joined Skyscanner almost seven years ago.

Ex-Skyscanner marketing head joins Panintelligence

Retail Business News - The business, which expanded its Leeds workforce from 20 in April to 42 this month, has benefited from a mass boom in cycling during the pandemic, which has seen the numbers of people travelling and exploring by bicycle climb by up to 300 on some days, according to Government data.

Cycling boom powers 270% growth and new jobs at Leeds bike luggage manufacturer

Retail Business News - The business, which has benefited from a mass move to online shopping in recent months, has seen a 150 growth this year and expects to generate a turnover of 50m for 2020-21. The expansion will also see Furniture And Choice create 40 new jobs.

Furniture retailer expands with new jobs and premises in Wakefield

Clarion expands busy Commercial and IT team

By Alex Frost

Nov 17 2020 09:22AM

Legal Business News - With 17 years legal experience, Victoria has held a number of in-house roles, having trained as a lawyer with BAE Systems plc where she gained a valuable insight into business needs and was exposed to a range of legal disciplines, in addition to developing key commercial skills.

 Clarion expands busy Commercial and IT team

Retail Business News - Richard Grafton Interiors is continuing to expand with the launch of a brand new online platform that aims to offer all the items available in its Harrogate, Ilkley and Wetherby showrooms to designers and homeowners in the rest of the UK , expanding its customer base and enabling people to shop, whatever the COVID-19 restrictions.

Yorkshire interiors business invests £40,000 in new e-commerce platform

Property Business News - With the launch last month of an 11,500 sq ft flexspace development on Princess Street in Manchester, the business has plans to grow its eight-site portfolio to 24 flexible serviced office space schemes by 2022.

Sales director appointment for growing office space firm

Finance Business News - As the Government gradually withdraws the support packages available, it is vital that managers assess their business in light of the new normal. The sooner you spot the warning signs and take action, the more options you will have to save the business.

Yorkshire chair of R3, gives some tips for spotting business distress

Sponsors back manufacturing careers initiative

By Alex Frost

Nov 09 2020 10:13AM

Education Business News - Accountant RSM, Leeds City College and The Works Recruitment are all supporting the festival, which is designed to give young people the chance to find out more about the wide range of career options on offer in Leeds modern manufacturing sector.

Sponsors back manufacturing careers initiative

Legal Business News - With over seven years experience, Rebecca has worked in the debt recovery practice of a leading Northern law firm, and handled work for large corporations, banks and institutions. Her track record covers acting for both individuals and commercial clients in over 50 countries, including in the US, Canada and Hong Kong.

Clarion expands its Debt Recovery team with two new recruits

Finance Business News - Published today 29 October 2020 , the Red Flag Alert data from Begbies Traynor reveals that 2,000 7 more Yorkshire businesses were in financial trouble by the end of September than at the end of the second quarter of 2020 in June.

Yorkshire business distress 2,000 more firms in financial trouble since June

Education Business News - At a live online launch event on 5 November, organisers will announce the schedule for this year s festival, which will include virtual career panels, practice interview sessions, speed networking, and employment bootcamps, with many of Leeds 1,800 manufacturing firms taking part.

Festival to showcase Leeds manufacturing careers in sector hungry for talent

Property Business News - Property valuations and disposals firm Pantera Property, has been appointed by the joint administrators of two further Elliot Group development schemes in Manchester and Liverpool, after completing a rescue deal to sell the stalled 100m Aura student accommodation development in Liverpool for an undisclosed sum.

Pantera Property appointed by administrators to sell Elliot Group schemes

Government action to help small businesses welcomed

By Alex Frost

Oct 27 2020 09:23AM

Finance Business News - Eleanor Temple is backing the launch of a consultation focusing on giving greater powers to the Office of the Small Business Commissioner to support SMEs in resolving their late payment problems.

Government action to help small businesses welcomed

Technology Business News - Now in its third year, the programme, which is supported by The Telegraph, celebrates the inspiring leaders behind some of the UK s most successful and fast-growing medium-sized firms.

Panintelligence CEO named among UKs Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders

Legal Business News - Taking up the position of legal director with Clarion, Parul has 20 years experience in commercial property, acting for both private and public sector clients. Parul has spent the last 15 years working for an international law firm, based at its Leeds office.

Another legal director joins Clarions Real Estate team as demand continues

Health Business News - Thirsk-based toll and contract manufacturer Cod Beck Blenders, which began producing hand sanitiser during lockdown on behalf of clients, has joined forces with infection prevention specialist Hampton Healthcare to launch the CoClens alcohol-based hand rub.

North Yorkshire chemical company launches its own sanitiser to fight COVID

Education Business News - Scott, who was appointed by the FA to lead the delivery of game-changing physical performance service to Phil Neville s Lionesses, has embarked on the renowned Masters of Sport Directorship MSD , which she will study as part of a cohort of 25 other sports professionals over the next two years.

England Women's Dawn Scott embarks on sporting director qualification