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Beacon appoints Keith Hinchcliffe as managing director

Purchasing company Beacon has appointed Keith Hinchcliffe as managing director. The appointment will see the Yorkshire based company further develop its range of central services to benefit new and existing customers. Mr Hinchcliffe previously worked for Capita PLC as head of procurement for Central London NHS Community Trust. In his new role

New Government initiative welcomed by Leeds lettings agent

A specialist lettings and management property firm in Leeds has welcomed the Government’s announcement that mandatory five-year electrical installation checks on private rented housing will be introduced. Adair Paxton, which is celebrating its 160th anniversary this year, currently manage over 600 residential properties, as well as the service charge for over

Gauntlet appointment signals ambitious growth intentions

Leeds-based commercial broker and appointed representative principal, Gauntlet Group, has signalled its intention to fast-track growth and reinforce its professionalism, through the appointment of well-connected and hugely experienced ex-Towergate director, Andy Parkin, to the role of sales director. Parkin joins Gauntlet after a year out of the insurance industry spent pursuing

Oscrete signs up as latest sponsor for ICT symposium

Bradford-based concrete admixtures specialist Oscrete will be the Principal Sponsor for The Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) 47th Annual Convention Symposium to be held on April 4, 2019 at Wembley Stadium, London. The one day symposium is the institute’s main meeting of the year and will see academics and practitioners from

Business development manager appointed at Reed Boardall

Yorkshire-based temperature controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall has appointed Stevland Town as business development manager. Since joining Reed Boardall in 2001 in an administrative role, Stevland has progressed through a number of positions including spending eight years as warehouse manager and four years as operations manager. In his new role,

Everything’s on track for UK’s largest railway training provider’s expansion plans

Intertrain, the largest commercial railway training provider in the UK, is looking ahead to expand into the health and safety and construction safety sectors having recently diversified as a training company to satisfy their clients’ wider training requirements. To help with this, Intertrain enlisted the assistance of Business Doncaster, a partner


Export event to showcase how Yorkshire businesses are “just getting on with it”

Just two weeks before the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU, some of Yorkshire’s business leaders will discuss how they are planning for Brexit, and will be sharing their experiences with other exporters in the Leeds City Region. Taking place at The West Park Hotel in Harrogate on March 14, the

Ripon charity taps into fund raising efforts of Wolseley UK staff

A Ripon charity has “tapped” into the fund-raising efforts of one of city’s best-known businesses. Thanks to dress down days, “bake offs” and raffles, employees from Wolseley UK raised a total of £1,684 for two nominated organisations, one of which was Ripon Walled Garden. And this week representatives from the firm visited