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Earning while learning adds up for Huddersfield business

Huddersfield-based TaxAssist Accountants has expanded its team with the appointment of apprentice Ceara Stephenson.  Having recently completed her AS levels at St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy, Ceara, 17, decided that accountancy is the career path for her and will learn on the job while studying one day a week to

Leeds’ oldest manufacturing company set to help homeless back in to work

Leeds’ oldest manufacturing company is set to help people living on the streets of the city get back in to paid employment as part of a new, charitable programme being rolled out across the area. Procter Brothers, founded in 1740, has signed up to the ‘Businesses Building Futures’ programme run by

Senior tax advisor joins Howard Matthews Partnership

Harrogate-based chartered accountants and tax advisors Howard Matthews Partnership are expanding with the appointment of an experienced senior advisor to strengthen their tax team.    Rick Sherman joins the firm as a senior tax manager from a large North London accountancy firm where he was a tax director. A knowledgeable mixed

Monkbar Hotel at forefront of campaign to stop modern slavery and sexual exploitation

A York hotel is at the forefront of a national campaign launched today which is aimed at stamping out modern slavery and sexual exploitation within the hospitality industry. The Monkbar Hotel, located in the heart of the city and owned by Shiva Hotels, is taking a leading stand on the issue, which

Employers urged to prepare for protection of “gig economy” workers

Employers are being advised to take steps to ensure that they are not caught out by any changes to the law following a recent review of modern working practices.  The call comes from hlw Keeble Hawson partner and head of employment law, Barry Warne, as the government considers the recommendations of

From reporting to resurfacing for Leeds business change team

Volunteers from Leeds Building Society spent a day improving facilities for disabled visitors to Sutton Bank National Park Centre. The 21 colleagues from the Change Delivery team took advantage of the volunteering scheme which allows all Society employees a day’s paid leave each year to help in the community. Their activities

New appointment to supply simply better events growth

West Yorkshire’s Simply Better Events has appointed Lisa Roberts-Jones as a senior project ,anager, to support the company’s continued growth. Lisa joins the corporate events company’s operations team from We are Vista, where she was senior logistics manager. Lisa has 11 years’ experience in event delivery, venue search and delegate management. She’s

Family duo join Hunters’ Bishopthorpe Road branch

Hunters, one of the country’s leading estate agents, has announced an exciting change of ownership at its Bishopthorpe Road branch in York. The successful branch will now be run by a father and son duo, Gary and John Romans, both of whom have extensive knowledge of the area and experience with

New associate director to help turnaround Yorkshire businesses

A restructuring and insolvency firm operating across Yorkshire and the North East has appointed a new associate director to help develop its business advisory work and accelerate its strategic growth.  Gary Lumby MBE FCIBS, has joined BWC, which specialises in corporate recovery and insolvency solutions, bringing years of experience as a