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Grant Group starts work on £5 million facility

Construction work on a £5 million facility for packaging company Samuel Grant Group has started on site in the Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone.

General News

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    Inzpire named most innovative business in East Mids

    Inzpire in Lincoln has been named as an East Midlands winner of the GREAT Faces of British Business competition. The Business is GREAT Britain campaign launched the competition in 2014, in association with BT Business, to find the most innovative and exciting UK businesses.

Finance

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    Caterer invests £40,000 in move to larger premises

    Leeds-based Salt’s Catering has acquired an additional 2900 sq ft of space in a move to new premises at Wellington Road Industrial Estate in the city.

Legislation

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    Call for protection from fee increases for the self-employed

    Small businesses need more protection in the courts, according to a body supporting the self-employed.

Manufacturing

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    CMB Engineering is presented with Queen's Award

    The Princess Royal, Princess Anne has presented the Queen’s Award for International Trade to Shipley engineering company CMB.

Business Insights

Environmental

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Lincolnshire gets UK's first solar-powered bakery

A Lincolnshire bakery has become the UK's first to be powered by the sun tanks to a 600-panel array at its HQ.

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Yorkshire fracking in question following New York ban

Protestors against fracking in Yorkshire have received a boost after New York banned fracking.

IT

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Government cash pays for train WiFi in Yorkshire

Leeds and Bradford commuters travelling on Northern Rail’s electric trains can now access super-fast, free WiFi whilst aboard.

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Phone possibilities can change the way business works

Developments in telephone technology mean businesses can work and grow in a way that simply wasn’t possible less only a few years ago.

Appointments

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Three new starters build careers with Skipton property firm

Skipton estate agent Dacre, Son & Hartley has made three appointments across its sales and lettings divisions.

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New corporate recovery partner joins Clarion

Clarion’s corporate recovery and finance groups have been further boosted with the appointment of Ben Slack.