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Serial entrepreneur hosts 20th Peking to Paris rally reunion at Bowcliffe Hall

Rally enthusiast and serial entrepreneur, Jonathan Turner, CEO of the Bayford Group, has hosted a nostalgic 20th Peking to Paris rally reunion at Bowcliffe Hall attended by participants from across the globe. One hundred drivers from the historic 11,000 mile road race converged on Bowcliffe Hall from as far afield as

BGF backs Filmore & Union

A northern-based chain of restaurants and delis has secured a £3.5m investment from BGF to accelerate its new site rollout. Filmore & Union, which currently operates 14 sites and recently opened a concession in John Lewis, will use the funding to expand its portfolio across the North of England and

Multi-million-pound Yorkshire business makes national award shortlist

A Yorkshire technology company has been named amongst only a handful of national businesses on the shortlist in two categories of a prestigious business awards.  Wetherby-based Oriium has been shortlisted in the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards for the Amazon Digital Business of the Year and also the Lloyds Bank Small to

Leeds jewellery entrepreneur expands into Boston Spa boutique

A Leeds-based private jeweller specialising in sourcing and creating jewellery for some of the country’s wealthiest individuals is set to expand his service with the opening of a jewellery boutique in Boston Spa. Neil Geddes, founder of NJ Geddes Fine Jewellery, and one of only a handful of private jewellers in

New starters at Vital Technology Group to support continued growth

Vital Technology Group, the Wetherby-based provider of business IT services, has recruited two new members of staff to help support its plans for further growth. Will Brayson has joined Vital’s award-winning IT apprenticeship scheme, while Max Butterfield brings with him three years’ experience as a web designer. Over the next year Will

Georgian home with private tennis court arrives on Yorkshire letting market

A brand new opportunity to help their skills flourish has just been served up by Yorkshire estate agents Linley & Simpson.   Stutton Grange, a magnificent five-bedroomed Georgian family home in Stutton Village boasts its very own private tennis court.  If that wasn’t enough, the property also features a small swimming pool,

Yorkshire estate agency beats its toughest charity challenge

Footsore staff from a Yorkshire estate agency have broken new ground – quite literally - in the way they are raising £20,000 to help children with life-limiting illnesses.  Linley & Simpson marked its 20th anniversary by setting staff the gruelling non-stop challenge of hiking 20 miles across 20 Lake District peaks in

Awards momentum accelerates for fuel card distributor

The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC) has been shortlisted for an award which recognises its commitment to create opportunities for disadvantaged and long-term unemployed jobseekers. The business, an independent distributor of Shell, Esso, Keyfuels and UK Fuels cards to UK businesses, is in the final line up of the SME of

Yorkshire agency is dressed to thrill in charity boat races

Staff from a Yorkshire estate and letting agent didn't just walk like an Egyptian in aid of their chosen charity of they year - they also paddled like one! A team of 11 Linley & Simpson staff made their rowing debut in the 10th annual Dragon Boat Race at Roundhay Park in Leeds to