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Property Business News - Glyde House, a grade II listed 19th century former chapel school designed by one of Bradford s most renowned firms of architects, is due to feature in Pugh s next online property auction later this month, with a guide price of 95,000.

Historic school building in Bradford city-centre up for auction

R3 responds to the Budget

By Alex Frost

Mar 04 2021 03:54PM

Finance Business News - Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in, responds to the Chancellor s ...

R3 responds to the Budget

Finance Business News - Having opened its two managed Venture Capital Trusts VCTs for non-prospectus top-up offers in early February, YFM Equity Partners YFM has announced that they are both now fully subscribed, ahead of schedule, achieving a further 14m of committed funds from returning investors.

YFMs £14m VCT fundraising fully subscribed in just four weeks

Skipton care homes supplier acquired by Bunzl

By Alex Frost

Mar 03 2021 10:12AM

Health Business News - A North Yorkshire business that has been supplying the care home sector for over 20 years has been acquired by Bunzl plc, a FTSE 100 specialist international distribution and services group, for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2000 by Tim Lockett, Deliver Net is a healthcare distributor to care homes in the UK with 2020 revenue of 20m.

Skipton care homes supplier acquired by Bunzl

Food Business News - Julian Pitts and Bob Maxwell of Begbies Traynor in Leeds were appointed joint administrators of City District Limited, which trades as the Fazenda Rodizio Bar amp Grill alongside sister brand Picanha by Fazenda, on 1 March 2021.

Hundreds of jobs saved as Fazenda restaurant chain bought out of administration

Four associates join Clarion

By Alex Frost

Mar 02 2021 09:20AM

Legal Business News - Clarion has appointed four associates as the Leeds law firm sees continued growth. Catherine Laundy and Aby Milner join Clarion s Commercial Dispute Resolution team. Catherine has acted on behalf of a wide range of clients in a variety of sectors over the last three years.

Four associates join Clarion

Property Business News - Leading Yorkshire developer Marrtree Investments has completed the first 40,000 sq ft, 3m phase of its 5.5m Marrtree Business Park at Thirsk, with tenants already signed up for seven of the scheme s 16 high-spec units.

80 new jobs in Thirsk as Marrtree completes phase one of £5.5m business park

Finance Business News - Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to the ...

R3 respond to new legislation around pre-pack administrations

Legal Business News - Natalie Ingram and Paige Duller are the latest associates to join the property litigation team within Clarion s growing real estate practice. After qualifying in 2016, Natalie worked for two international law firms before taking on an in-house role.

Two more associates join Clarions expanding property litigation team

Technology Business News - Market research and online consumer intelligence veteran Richard Thornton has been appointed to the board of fast-growing Manchester-based consumer insights business Vypr following a 2.5m investment backed by private equity firm YFM Equity Partners YFM in January 2021.

Digital consumer insights expert appointed to Vypr board following PE investment

Finance Business News - Corporate insolvencies decreased by 39.1 to 752 in January 2021 compared to December 2020 s figure of 1,235, and were 50.4 lower than January 2020 s figure of 1,515. Personal insolvencies decreased by 13.7 to 8,305 in January 2021 compared to December 2020 s figure of 9,623, and were 20.

R3 responds to January 2021's corporate and individual insolvency statistics

Health Business News - Leeds-based physiotherapist Anthony Burns and orthopaedic surgeon Simon Boyle have launched a unique free online platform to assess musculoskeletal problems and advise patients on appropriate local specialists for their problem. This service is available throughout the UK.

Two Yorkshire clinicians launch free online specialist information service

Legal Business News - Laura Milburn is the latest partner to be appointed at Ridley and Hall in Leeds, having been promoted from associate solicitor after four years with the Huddersfield-based law firm. Colleagues Loreena Walker, Yasmin Walker, Zuzanna Taithe and Demi Wain were also recognised in the latest round of promotions and appointments.

New partner one of five appointments at Huddersfield law firm

Legal Business News - Clarion s 14-strong business restructuring and insolvency practice is continuing to grow with the appointment of Victoria Kay as legal director. With experience working for leading regional and national law firms, Victoria has a strong track record in all aspects of corporate restructuring and insolvency matters.

Legal director joins Clarion's business restructuring and insolvency team

Finance Business News - Outpost VFX, a fast-growing UK-headquartered film and TV visual effects company, has secured a multi-million pound investment from funds managed by Leeds-based YFM Equity Partners YFM which will enable it to develop its infrastructure, company culture and proprietary platforms, as well as providin...

YFM investment to support VFX studios international scaling plans

Legal Business News - Highly experienced Chartered Trade Mark Attorney Lindsey Wrenn has become the third partner in Clarion s intellectual property IP practice which, with a nine-strong team of specialist IP lawyers, is one of the largest in any full service commercial law firm in the North.

Experienced partner appointed as Clarion further strengthens its IP practice

YFM delivers 2x return with sale of CPMS

By Alex Frost

Feb 11 2021 09:16AM

Finance Business News - YFM Equity Partners managed-funds have sold their shareholding in rail project business Collaborative Project Management Services Limited CPMS to French construction engineering company Egis, generating a return of 2x for its investors.

YFM delivers 2x return with sale of CPMS

Technology Business News - Independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager Foresight Group has made a 4.5 million investment into iMist Holdings, a manufacturer and installer of water mist fire protection systems for homes and residential buildings which is headquartered in Hull.

Hull based iMist secures £4.5m investment to drive growth

Technology Business News - Leeds-based auto engineering and vehicle safety specialist SM UK has invested 200,000 to develop a fleet Covid-safe vehicles designed to provide workers with a secure and virus-free environment to eat and keep clean while working on remote sites.

Leeds based engineer invests to produce Covid-safe welfare vehicles

Education Business News - Career opportunities in manufacturing are being highlighted at this year s virtual Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair taking place this week.

Leeds Apprenticeship Fair puts manufacturing careers under the spotlight

Legal Business News - As Yorkshire marks the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week 8-12 February , Leeds law firm Clarion is celebrating 22 year old Casey McGregor becoming the first person to complete her paralegal apprenticeship with the firm she is now a qualified paralegal, specialising in Court of Protection Costs work.

Clarion mark Apprenticeship Week with first apprentice to qualify as a paralegal

Property Business News - Property consultant Eddisons has appointed Richard Prior as a director within its growing building and project consultancy team.

Eddisons appoint director to building and project consultancy team

Finance Business News - Experienced banking specialist Martyn Shakespear is joining Begbies Traynor Group as the leading specialist professional services provider builds its advisory offering across the East Midlands.

Banking expert is latest director to join Begbies Traynor Groups advisory team

Finance Business News - Leading professional services firm Begbies Traynor has appointed Andrew Little as partner, working across the North East. With 30 years experience as an ICAEW chartered accountant, Andrew moved into insolvency in 2005.

Begbies Traynor strengthens North East with appointment of additional partner

Food Business News - With consumer demand for personal nutrition growing as people focus on healthy lifestyles in the face of the ongoing pandemic, a new venture from TPW Global, has invested 1m in cutting-edge technology to enable the launch of an innovative product which provides a personalised nutritionally complete meal.

New UK venture invests £1m to launch personalised nutritionally complete meal