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CYBG makes £6 billion of lending available for Britain’s small and medium businesses over the next three years

Commitment comes as research reveals that over a third of SMEs continue to find it a challenge to access finance from banks CYBG PLC, owner of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks, is making a minimum of £6 billion of lending available from 2017 to 2019 to help fuel the growth of small and medium sized businesses in the UK. The Bank’s

Written on 24th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Pinsent Masons set for Madrid launch

International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced plans to launch its third international office in less than 12 months, with a Madrid presence expected to open in May. The firm has brought together a team of six partners to develop a practice around the firm’s global sectors of advanced manufacturing and technology, financial services and infrastructure. The team comprises: Diego

Written on 21st April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Trustees’ workshop in Leeds puts spotlight on employment law pitfalls

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A workshop in Leeds on May 23 will advise charity board trustees on good governance in the fast-moving area of employment law. Hosted by hlw Keeble Hawson at the firm’s offices in Capitol House, Russell Street, ‘How to avoid the pitfalls of employment law’ will be held in partnership with the Small Charities Coalition. Covering four key themes – the

Written on 21st April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Series of events on Brexit and project management

Brexit…the ultimate change project that could redefine the British way of life through a changing economy and social environment. Whilst the full impact remains to be fully understood, organisations and businesses can start preparing to exploit some of the opportunities and benefits this change may present as well as pro-actively managing the risks. The Association for Project Management (APM), which

Written on 20th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Last call for Entries for Barclays Women in Business Awards

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Barclays is looking for the region’s top female business talent for their third Celebrating Women in Business Awards before the closing date for entries on Wednesday 26th April. The awards will recognise women and businesses that have made an outstanding contribution to business in the Yorkshire and Humber region and the ceremony will take place at an exclusive awards lunch

Written on 18th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Over 8,400 local people in our city will benefit from The Leeds Fund

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The Leeds Fund celebrates a key milestone, having distributed over £550,000 during the past nine months to support local communities in Leeds, which will benefit over 8,400 local people. Managed by local charity, Leeds Community Foundation, The Leeds Fund was launched in June 2016 with support from Patron, Leeds born TV presenter Gabby Logan, and Anchor Partner John Lewis Leeds.

Written on 12th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Acumen Waste Services a ‘safe pair of hands’ for oil and gas buyers

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Acumen Waste Services has demonstrated its capability to deliver high quality services to the oil and gas sector by joining the Achilles FPAL Verify network. Acumen which provides Waste Management and Site Services, was audited in March 2017  under the Achilles FPAL Verify Audit programme. Achilles FPAL Verify is a rigorous independent assessment of an organisation’s capability across several areas, including

Written on 12th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Fundrazor Nigel’s shave for Candlelighters

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It was a case of hair today, gone tomorrow for Redmayne-Bentley’s Nigel Finlay when his smooth new look raised more than £1,400 for a Yorkshire children’s charity. Nigel, a compliance officer at the investment management and stockbroking firm, underwent a head and beard shave to raise money for Candlelighters – the Leeds office’s chosen charity for 2017. The reception of

Written on 12th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

BT appoints senior executive to lead Public Sector business in the North of England

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BT has appointed a new senior executive, Simon Yellowley, to head up its public sector business in the North of England and implement a new strategic direction to increase local presence across the North East, North West and Yorkshire and Humber regions. Simon, who lives in Tynemouth in the North East, has worked at BT for 19 years, in which

Written on 12th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Five new deals sealed at ex-Emmerdale mill

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Five new deals have been completed in the comprehensively refurbished Red Lane Mill building at Sunny Bank Mills, the iconic Yorkshire mill complex between Leeds and Bradford. Five successful Yorkshire companies are relocating to Red Lane Mill, which have been transformed into high-quality office space after a £440,000 investment. The 5,000 sq ft building is now fully let. The renovation

Written on 12th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News