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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

West Yorkshire village signs deal with BT to bring superfast broadband to residents

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Superfast broadband is coming to the village of Ledston, near Castleford, after a successful community campaign for faster speeds. More than 90 households and businesses will be able to order new high-speed fibre broadband services for the first time, thanks to a partnership between the community and BT. The co-funded deal at Ledston is expected to see the first residents

Written on 11th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Leading law firm expands Insolvency team

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UK top 200 corporate law firm, Shulmans LLP, is strengthening its renowned Business Recovery and Insolvency team with a new appointment and internal promotion. Lucy Clark, who joined the firm in 2013, has been promoted to Associate. Clark has specific expertise in investigatory work and asset realisation in complex bankruptcies, in addition to extensive knowledge of all matters relating to

Written on 10th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

East Yorkshire Nursery Expands with Funding from Barclays

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East Yorkshire business Wellybobs Day Nursery has announced expansion plans with the purchase of adjacent premises with funding from Barclays. Wellybobs Day Nursery was established in 2010 by Directors Richard and Lucy Taylor and Clifton and Tina Bland. Located at Barn Hill Farm, Howden, the nursery provides quality care for children from birth to five years old and demand has

Written on 10th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News