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Historic West Yorkshire office fit out business placed into administration

Lee Lockwood and Bob Maxwell of Begbies Traynor in Leeds have been appointed as joint administrators of H. Waterhouse & Sons (Wakefield) Limited which has been trading for over 150 years. Based in East Ardsley, near Wakefield, the company dates back to 1853 when the great grandfather of the current director

Hat-trick of client wins for Yorkshire card payment solutions firm

Brighouse based card payment solutions company, Yorkshire Payments, has secured a hat-trick of new clients following a record 12-month period that has seen the firm process transactions totalling more than £470m through its systems. The company, which provides SMEs across Yorkshire with access to card payment solutions and chip and pin

Leeds-based entertainment group placed into administration

Bar company Burning Night, which owns Bierkeller Entertainment Complexes around the UK, was placed into the hands of joint administrators Andrew Mackenzie and Julian Pitts of Begbies Traynor in Leeds on 28 September 2018. With its head office in Leeds, Burning Night was established eight years ago and grew to comprise

Rotherham container company assets to be auctioned off

Assets from a Rotherham container company, which ceased trading with the loss of all 11 jobs, are to be auctioned off online. Millhat Containers Ltd, which traded as Acorn Container Company, from Meadowbank Industrial Estate on Harrison Street, specialised in custom-make steel containers for industries including offshore, oil, petrochemical, recycling and

Wellspring Therapy & Training benefits from asset firm’s on-going support

One of the UK’s leading Asset Finance firms, Ethos – which is based in Harrogate – has supported Wellspring Therapy & Training since January 2018 and the partnership is already proving a worthwhile one for the mental health charity. Wellspring – also based in the spa town – provides professional, confidential,

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC appoints CEO

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC has appointed Jonathan Biggin as chief operating officer (COO) to drive forward group success and digital investment at the leading financial services provider. Jonathan brings over 20 years’ experience in financial services to the role, having held senior positions at large financial institutions such as Barclays, American

Developer courts success with new homes scheme in Leeds

A popular development of new homes in Leeds city centre has completed this month, following the meticulous renovation of several derelict office buildings on Brunswick Court, which sits between Regent Street and North Street. The 39 homes, which have been sold to an investment group, will now help to address the

Bradford’s “Top of Town” awarded National Lottery support

Bradford Council has received a confirmed National Lottery grant of just under £2 million for the Bradford City Centre Townscape Heritage Scheme, it was announced today. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the four year Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) project aims to bring the Bradford city centre conservation area