Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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Finance

Tech firm launches social distancing device following six-figure investment

A Lincolnshire tech company has launched a new safety device to help staff socially distance following a £200,000 investment. Tended secured the finance from First...

Lincs business swoops for Yorkshire lifts & loading bay equipment maker

A Lincolnshire provider of loading bay equipment, industrial doors, gates and barriers is expanding its scope and presence with the acquisition of a Yorkshire...

Unlocking digital investment will be ‘critical’ in helping SMEs remain resilient

Unlocking SME digital investment will be critical in helping SMEs remain resilient as a wave of local lockdowns trigger ongoing uncertainty – and could...

Double contract win for Bradford cyber security specialist

ECSC Group, the listed provider of cyber security services, has won two contracts worth a combined revenue value of £580,000. The contracts are for an...

Six figure investment sees food business expand

A North Yorkshire food company has secured a five-figure investment to expand its range and purchase additional stock and equipment. Mackenzies Smokehouse is a £1,725,534...

£500,000 secured to extend employment support programme

A scheme with more than 6,000 participants in South Yorkshire, which helps people stay in training and work, has been extended to help the...

Appointments

Former 3M CEO named Chancellor of Huddersfield Uni

Sir George Buckley, the former Chairman and CEO of US tech giant 3M, has been named as the new Chancellor of the University of...

Increase in digital demand leads to expansion for Leeds-based agency

Yorkshire’s reputation as a growing digital powerhouse and the demand from businesses adapting to a new digital world has led to further expansion for...

Two solicitors made partners at Yorkshire law firm

Two solicitors, Harjit Rait and Tom Edwards, have been made partners at Yorkshire-based LCF Law. Harjit joined LCF Law’s family law team in 2017 and...

IoD appoints new North Yorkshire ambassador

IoD Yorkshire and North East has appointed a new ambassador to represent North Yorkshire. Natalie Foster has been made Education and Skills ambassador and will...

Recruitment expert joins Greater Lincolnshire LEP board as director

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed a recruitment expert as a Director to its board. Mandy Watson, Founder and Co-Director of Ambitions...

Leeds housing association CEO appointed to Grenfell Tower Inquiry panel

The Chief Executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has been appointed to serve as a member of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry...

Commercial Property

Calibre Scientific UK expands at Sheffield’s Innovation Centre

Calibre Scientific UK has taken on a further 1,800 sq ft of office and lab space at UKSE’s Innovation Centre in Sheffield city centre. The...

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing workers still being exposed to dangerous levels of air pollutants

Manufacturing workers are still being exposed to dangerous levels of air pollutants in the workplace, a new white paper has cautioned. The whitepaper, from Global...

Out of Office

Horse racing industry contributes £300m a year to the Yorkshire economy

A major study has revealed that the horse racing industry contributes in excess of £300 million a year to the Yorkshire economy. The study, commissioned...

Yorkshire business leaders unite for mental health campaign

Employers across the Leeds City Region will target mental health in a major new campaign to raise awareness and tackle stigma. Despite the fact that...

Leeds achieves Clean Air Zone aims early

Leeds’ planned Clean Air Zone (CAZ) is “no longer required” after a joint review found that its aims have already been achieved thanks to...

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