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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

Online parking company takes off with French airport partnership

Leeds-based international airport price comparison site and e-commerce platform, Looking4Parking.com, is taking off with a new partnership with Paris-Beauvais Airport.  Looking4Parking.com, which provides access to airport parking around the world, will power the airport’s new website, allowing passengers to book their airport parking online at competitive prices.   Customers can take their

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

Partnership pays off for duo’s record month of growth

Two Yorkshire entrepreneurs are celebrating record growth in their businesses following a successful partnership together. Sowerby Bridge-based Mellor Financial Management has worked with Leeds-based PR agency MacComms since January 2017. Managing director of Mellor Financial Management, Martin Mellor supports the fast-growing PR firm acting as outsourced finance director, while MacComms is responsible

Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers hires three graduates

Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers has appointed three new graduate engineers following several new contract wins for the Leeds-based firm. Amreet Notay, who has a civil and structural engineering degree from the University of Leeds, joins as a graduate structural engineer and previously worked for Elland Steel Structures Ltd.

New Deep South American Kitchen serves up food with soul in Leeds and York

The region’s only dedicated Deep South inspired restaurant is serving up authentic soul food after opening premises in Yeadon and Flaxton, York.  Holy Moly’s Deep South Kitchen will tempt diners with traditional Southern fare ranging from grits, gumbo and biscuits with gravy along with specialities such as gator meat. The new restaurant from the creators of Huckleberry’s

Bond Dickinson supports Through the Looking Glass

The Leeds office of national law firm Bond Dickinson has supported the week-long Through the Looking Glass charity work experience which aims to give A-Level students from schools and colleges across the region an insight into a variety of careers available to them.   Through the Looking Glass Charity was established

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