Wednesday, January 20, 2021

General News

Finance

British Business Investments commits €40m to growth capital fund

British Business Investments (BBI), a commercial subsidiary of Sheffield’s British Business Bank, has completed a commitment of €40 million to the first close of...

New funding to support Yorkshire businesses to develop anaerobic digestion technologies

Eligible businesses across Yorkshire are being urged to apply for a share of £600k to support their anaerobic digestion (AD) processes. AD turns waste materials...

‘Robust’ balance sheet for Henry Boot

Henry Boot has reported a “robust” balance sheet and a “strong financial position” for 2020, bucking the coronavirus crisis. The Sheffield-headquartered construction company has ended...

Begbies Traynor completes ‘largest insolvency acquisition to date’

Corporate restructuring specialist, Begbies Traynor Group, has completed its acquisition of independent firm of insolvency practitioners, CVR Global. According to the group, the deal is...

Sheffield business supply chain scheme extended

A recent grant scheme to support Sheffield City Region businesses in the supply chain to hospitality, accommodation, leisure, and entertainment sectors has been extended...

Supreme Court rules in favour of small business claims against commercial insurers

In good news for small firms, a Supreme Court ruling will see thousands have their disputed COVID-19 business interruption claims paid. It is expected that these...

Appointments

Finance Yorkshire appoints new board directors

Finance Yorkshire has appointed two new board directors and two new members to its Investment Advisory Panel (IAP), which monitors the performance of its...

Humber Refinery boss joins LEP board

The General Manager of the Phillips 66 Humber Refinery at South Killingholme has joined the board of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership. The appointment...

Industry veteran appointed non-exec chairman at Pantera Property

Growing valuations and disposals firm Pantera Property has appointed property expert Colin Fell as non-executive chairman. With over 40 years of building and developing property...

IoD appoints new South Yorkshire chair

The Institute of Directors has appointed Victoria Brown as chair of its South Yorkshire branch. Victoria is a qualified accountant with more than 20 years’...

Commercial finance provider bolsters team with Yorkshire hire

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), the commercial finance provider, has appointed a new ABL director in Yorkshire. Michael Ward began his career with 17 years at RBS, leading him...

Leeds property firm makes four new appointments

Independent property firm, Adair Paxton, has appointed four new members of staff across its residential and commercial property divisions. Michelle Green, has been appointed as...

Commercial Property

Nano Park model set for Kirklees

Frank Marshall Estates, the West Yorkshire property development company, is looking to roll out its Nano Park concept into Kirklees. The Nano Park model creates...

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Manufacturing

Bradford food manufacturer secures £90k grant

The Regal Food Group has secured £89,391 of grant support from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) towards the expansion of its production facility and is creating 30 new jobs. Regal Foods is a well-established food manufacturer that has...

Out of Office

Views sought for Leeds Bradford Airport Parkway Station

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has launched a public engagement into plans to build a new rail station on the existing Harrogate line, between...

Lincolnshire contractor launches foundation to support charities

Local contractor, Horsman Construction has begun the new year by launching The Horsman Foundation which aims to support charities that help children and young...

Survey to discover how Humber SMEs are preparing for UK’s green recovery

A major B2B survey has launched to understand how the Humber’s 30,000 small businesses are gearing up for the UK’s Green Recovery. The Future Net...

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