Thursday, April 22, 2021

General News

Finance

University of Sheffield spinout company raises £10m to advance stem cell therapy for hearing loss

University of Sheffield spinout company, Rinri Therapeutics, has raised a total of £10 million from investors and the UK Future Fund to advance its...

Progeny extends reach into Scotland with Affinity expansion

Progeny Group is continuing to extend its multi-disciplinary professional services into Scotland with the acquisition of Affinity financial planning practice. A five-strong team, Affinity was...

Business Revival Grant Fund to open for COVID-hit Lincolnshire businesses

Next week, City of Lincoln Council and West Lindsey District Council will launch a new Business Revival Grant Fund. The grant is aimed at supporting...

Sills & Betteridge expand into Sheffield with acquisition

Lincoln-headquartered solicitors, Sills and Betteridge, has expanded its footprint with the acquisition of Rawson Family Law, a boutique legal practice based in Sheffield. The firm...

Optimism rises among financial services firms in quarter to March

Optimism among financial services firms improved at the fastest rate since December 2013 despite business volumes stalling, according to the latest CBI/PWC survey. The survey, conducted between 1-19 March...

‘Strong year’ for Ecology Building Society despite COVID

Despite the impact of the pandemic, Yorkshire-based Ecology Building Society has grown its total assets to more than £200 million. The building society reported that,...

Appointments

Industry leader joins Cognito Learning as CEO

A training and education industry leader has been appointed by technology and learning specialist, Cognito Learning. Allan Pettman, who has more than 20 years senior...

Sweco strengthens building standards division with trio of senior consultants

Engineering, environment, design and regulatory consultancy Sweco has strengthened its Building Standards division with the appointment of three senior consultants as the business looks...

Keyland appoints new director

Luke Axe has been promoted to Land & Planning Director at Keyland Developments, the property trading arm of Kelda Group and sister-company to Yorkshire...

New promotion at Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has strengthened its Regulatory and Corporate Defence (RCD) team with the promotion of criminal regulatory lawyer Meghan Waldron to Senior...

PFF Group adds to management team

Keighley-based PFF Group has appointed Andrew Frith as general manager for packaging at its Washington site. Andrew will support the plant’s general manager John Conway...

A W Hainsworth & Sons appoints new MD

Yorkshire-based A W Hainsworth & Sons Ltd, the woollen cloth maker, has appointed Amanda McLaren to the post of Managing Director. Following the formation of...

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Corporate lawyers make mighty effort to raise funds for Macmillan

Corporate lawyers and support staff from LCF Law have raised over £800 for cancer charity, Macmillan by taking part in the Mighty Miles challenge. Twelve...

KCOM cuts PPE waste

KCOM has partnered with local recycling specialist ReWorked to install a new collection point for used Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Once deposited by KCOM’s key...

Sheffield to receive share of £33m for its trams

A further £33 million of emergency COVID-19 funding will be provided to support light rail and tram operators during the pandemic. Operators in Nottingham, Sheffield,...

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