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Chadwick Lawrence reports strong business growth

Yorkshire law form Chadwick Lawrence has announced outstanding performance in its most recent financial year ending March 2018. The solicitors firm, with seven offices based across West Yorkshire, reported a £1.9m profit in the 12 month period ending March 18 financial year therefore doubling the profit achieved in the previous 12

Growth and culture projects backed through Leeds City Region business rates pool

Projects supporting jobs and the economy, business growth, tourism and culture have shared almost £13 million from the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool. The Leeds City Region Business Rates Joint Committee agreed to support projects helping digital businesses to grow, unlocking development, improving town and city centres, funding events and

Yorkshire firm engineers maximum efficiency with machinery investment

A high-end precision engineering company in Rotherham has invested significantly in its existing machinery to meet its full order book for the coming years. Newburgh Precision Limited has used two six-figure funding packages from Lombard Asset Finance to reinvest in and refurbish its machinery assets. The investment will increase the company’s

North Yorkshire sausage firm gets starring role in Lloyds Bank ad campaign

A family-owned North Yorkshire sausage business has been chosen to feature in Lloyds Bank’s latest national print, radio and online advertising campaign. Running over the next four months. Heck Food feature in a radio ad being broadcast across UK commercial stations. The thirty second clip introduces the team behind the success

Sheffield financial planner to host masterclasses for business owners

  Financial planner Jillian Thomas is hosting a series of free masterclasses to help local business owners organise their finances.   Jillian, director of Future Life Wealth Management, is running the sessions called "Managing your money for business owners" in Sheffield, starting with one on creating a financial plan.   Jillian said: “We have a

Wakefield “Willy Wonka” opening chocolate factories around the world

A master chocolatier from Wakefield, who supplies budding "Willy Wonkas" around the world with the equipment and expertise needed to run their own chocolate factories, is looking to double his international activity in the next two years. David Greenwood-Haigh, who trades under Coeur de Xocolat, has received support from the Department

Social enterprise sows seeds for growth at Unity Business Centre

A Leeds-based social enterprise which promotes better mental health through growing fresh produce is going from strength to strength after establishing an indoor farm at Unity Business Centre in Chapeltown. Using a process known as hypoponics in which plants are grown in sand, gravel, or liquid rather than soil, Growing Better

Nine-year ban for restaurant boss after failing to pay correct tax

A director of a restaurant company has been disqualified for nine years after he suppressed and concealed sales figures to avoid paying the correct amount of tax. Azam Ali was the sole registered director of the company Pabna Restaurant Ltd (Pabna), which traded as an Indian restaurant in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. The

Sheffield financial planners expand

Sheffield based Future Life Wealth Management has appointed a new financial planning administrator. Twenty-year-old Matthew Dack joins Future Life from Santander, where he was a customer service adviser. Matthew, who is from Bolsover, will be studying towards a diploma in Financial Planning. Managing director Jillian Thomas, who is also a past president of