Saturday, February 27, 2021

Major milestone for £6.8bn Asda takeover

The consortium purchasing Asda has completed its £6.8 billion acquisition of the Leeds-headquartered supermarket from US owner Walmart. Although the deal has received full approval...

Hygiene product maker launches new device to stop COVID spread

A new device has been launched by Knaresborough-based hygiene and pest control product manufacturer Pelsis Group to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The business...

Sheffield Forgemasters joins Offshore Wind Growth Partnership

Sheffield Forgemasters has joined the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP), securing key funding and support towards offshore wind power opportunities. The company has secured expert...

Streets explore gift aid, Pay As You Grow and CJRS calculator...

In its latest Business Support Update, Streets Chartered Accountants cover the tax implications of gift aid donations, details of the new Pay As You...

Northallerton secures £6m boost through Future High Street scheme

Hambleton District Council (HDC) has been successful in securing over £6million of government money to improve Northallerton. The Future High Street Funding (FHSH) worth £6,085,013...

US distribution deal for Leeds med-tech

Surgical Innovations (SI), the AIM listed med-tech business based in Leeds, has forged a distribution deal in the US. The deal, with Microline Surgical Inc.,...

Digital transformation begins in Bradford

Work to transform Bradford into one of the world’s best digitally connected cities began this week. Bradford is celebrating a major milestone in its digital...

Half of UK exporters report difficulties adapting to changes

Results from the first major business survey for 2021 by the British Chambers of Commerce on Brexit found that half (49%) of exporters are facing difficulties in adapting...

Leeds Beckett & Bruntwood SciTech partner to support Leeds SMEs

Leeds Beckett University and Bruntwood SciTech have partnered to boost the long-term sustainability, growth and success of businesses in the Leeds City Region. The collaboration...

Forgemasters takes on record haul of apprentices

Sheffield Forgemasters has recruited more than 170 apprentices over ten years as National Apprenticeships Week 2021 takes place. The engineering firm, which employs as much...

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