Sunday, September 20, 2020

Bingley sports turf firm acquires geo-environmental engineering consultancy

Bingley-based sports turf consultancy, STRI Group, has acquired geo-environmental engineering and design consultancy EPG. The Warrington-based business will form part of STRI's ambitious growth strategy...

Grant pushes Bradford Council’s Alternative Fuel Centre a step closer

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) has secured a £770,000 Network Innovation Competition funding grant from Ofgem for essential work to link Bradford’s Alternative Fuel Centre...

Leeds technology company “pleased” with overall revenue performance despite £10m impact...

Tracsis, the Leeds-based provider of software, hardware and services for the rail, traffic data and wider transport industries, has highlighted that the COVID-19 pandemic...

Revenues and profits down at Persimmon

Revenues and profits are down at York-headquartered Persimmon, according to half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2020. Total revenues for the...

Sheffield-based electric vehicle start-up secures seed investment

Sheffield-based Electric Vehicle (EV) tech start-up Mina has secured significant seed investment during the lockdown period supported by NorthInvest, valuing the business at £2m. Private...

UK falls into recession as GDP shrinks more than 20%

The latest figures measuring the UK’s economic activity released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today confirmed the country is officially in a...

PE firm takes majority stake in Hermes UK

Global private equity firm, Advent International, has acquired a majority stake in Hermes UK, the Leeds-headquartered consumer delivery company. This follows news from Otto Group...

Five-figure funding boost for Lincs social enterprise

Think2Speak, a social enterprise based in Lincolnshire, has been awarded £80,000 in National Lottery funding to support its work with children and young people. The...

Listed firm swoops for Sheffield software specialist

Qualsys, a Sheffield-based Electronic Quality Management Software (EQMS) specialist, has been acquired by Nottingham-based AIM-listed counterpart Ideagen. Qualsys was started in 1995 by Mike Pound...

Aerospace supplier diversifies as sector contents with COVID disruption

An aerospace supplier is maintaining revenues while the sector contends with COVID disruption after diversifying to preserve grounded aircraft. Leeds-based Aeroservices distributes aircraft tools and...

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