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NPIF invests £31m in first year

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) has invested £31 million in 207 Northern-based SMEs during the first 12 months of operation, as the Fund continues to provide a boost to the Northern economy. The £400m Fund, which is supported by the European Regional Development Fund, HM Government and the European Investment

North Yorkshire animal feeds company strengthens sales team

I’Anson Bros Limited, one of the UK’s leading, independent, family-owned farm feeds businesses, has appointed a new member of staff, supporting its ongoing growth and development. Karen Winspear joins I’Anson Bros Limited after previously working as a sales representative for a mineral company.  Her new role will involve promoting the company’s

NGC Networks at Go Digital – Live!

Business communications specialist NGC Networks is among the companies featuring at this month’s ‘Go Digital – Live!’. The event, at Harrogate Convention Centre this Friday, is hosted by the Digital Knowledge Exchange, part of the Digital Enterprise Business Support Programme. Wakefield-based NGC Networks is exhibiting at Go Digital – Live! and its

hlw Keeble Hawson acts in launch of new pilates studio

hlw Keeble Hawson’s latest raft of deals includes securing a six-year lease for a new pilates studio which has launched  in Hillsborough, Sheffield. Flex Pilates Studio has transformed a former fancy dress hire outlet into a 1,076 sq ft studio to teach Modified Pilates which helps to prevent the recurrence of

More than 4,000 businesses across the region benefit from LEP support to grow

Over 4,200 businesses across the region have received a boost from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Growth Service since it launched in 2015 providing a single point of contact for businesses in the region that want to grow. This includes investment totalling £20.8 million in grant funding for new

AAK UK opens first customer innovation centre at Hull’s King George Dock

AAK UK Limited has opened a new customer innovation centre in Hull to take its co-development work with leading food brands to new levels of success. AAK, the UK's leading manufacturer and supplier of edible oils, fats and semi-speciality oil ingredients, works in close partnership with some of the most famous

Transport planning apprentices pen award winning success

Two transport planning apprentices from Leeds College of Building will have their work published in a national magazine having each won a coveted award from the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS-UK). First year student at Leeds College of Building, Daniel Johnson, took first place in the

Lawyers give Yorkshire Air Ambulance a fundraising lift

Yorkshire Air Ambulance is flying high after staff in the Sheffield office of international law firm CMS chose the rapid response emergency service as its charity of the year. The office, which has 15 partners, 128 lawyers and 111 business services and support staff, advises major businesses across many sectors including

Jet Aire completes contract for Syngenta

Leeds-based drainage company, Jet Aire Services, has completed a £100,000 contract to plan and implement preventative maintenance at the Huddersfield manufacturing plant of leading agrochemical producer, Syngenta. The first phase of the programme, carried out in 2016, required a CCTV survey throughout the site’s drain network to identify  sections in need of

New contractor set to maintain Unity’s high standards

Unity Homes and Enterprise has appointed a new contractor tasked with ensuring that the Leeds-based association’s highly-rated properties are maintained to the lofty standards tenants rightly expect. GTD Painting and Property Maintenance, based in Crossgates, emerged successfully from a rigorous tendering process and will formally take up responsibility in April for