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Enterprise grant funding available for businesses

Small and medium sized enterprises, based in the Humber region and parts of North Yorkshire, are being invited to apply to East Riding of Yorkshire Council for a limited number of grants. Through the European Regional Development Fund, the council is able to support eligible businesses looking to invest in growing

Cascade launches advanced expenses technology at HRSS 2018

Software giant Cascade HR has introduced a new advanced expenses module into its award-winning HR and payroll technology. Expenses+ was revealed for the first time today, to delegates of the HR Software Show 2018 at Olympia, London. Powered by Cascade in collaboration with expenses management specialist Selenity, Expenses+ is the result of

Office Monster increases turnover by £100k in six months

Office Monster, the service-led online office supplier based in Leeds, has increased its turnover by almost £100,000 in just six months as its range of furniture including desks, chairs and filing cabinets has become a leading sales channel for the business. Extending its product range, the company has created a catalogue

Yorkshire and the Humber to benefit from Barclays’ Northern Powerhouse boost

Barclays has launched a new £500m growth fund* for small and medium-sized businesses in the North of England as part of the bank’s commitment to support the Government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative. The new fund is available from today to inject investment into businesses across the region – including Yorkshire and Humberside

Multimillion pound deal agreed for major Harrogate site

A Yorkshire law firm has announced the completion of the sale of a multi-million-pound site in Harrogate, with development poised for a major new healthcare facility. Shulmans LLP, acting on behalf Albert Hymas Limited, assisted on the process of a successful completion of the sale of the property. Difficulties were encountered

Leeds law firm completes MBO on behalf of NorthEdge

Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has acted for NorthEdge Capital on the Management Buyout of Cutwel Limited. Operating from its purpose built distribution facility in Cleckheaton, Cutwel specialises in supplying precision cutting tools and machine accessories to the engineering industry throughout the UK and Ireland. The investment from NorthEdge will support Cutwel

FRP Advisory launches corporate finance practice on Leeds

Specialist business advisory firm FRP Advisory LLP has launched a new corporate finance practice in Leeds following the appointment of partner Chris Archer. Chris has worked in corporate finance, banking and private equity for more than 20 years. He joins FRP Advisory’s Leeds office from Grant Thornton where he was a

Seminar to help businesses prepare for Making Tax Digital

A free business seminar in Harrogate will help businesses prepare for tax going completely digital. With the government's Making Tax Digital initiative coming into force in April 2019, businesses will need to ensure they are compliant in the way their tax is set up. The event is the latest business development breakfast

Yorkshire solicitors warn locals not to fall victim of Coronation Street-style feud from beyond the grave

A feud over the unexpected contents of a loved one’s written will is not just a ratings-winning storyline confined to TV’s Coronation Street. According to Yorkshire solicitors Milners, it is also a real-life scenario facing families and businesses that is being played out in ever-increasing numbers in the district. Cases of contested probate

Asset based lender reaches £2bn milestone

Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance has passed another significant milestone, having funded over £2bn worth of client invoices since its inception in 2014. Having hit the £1bn figures in May last year, Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance has enjoyed a period of considerable growth to double this figure in only 12