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Castle Square advise on management buy-out of Harvest Healthcare

Rotherham headquartered Harvest Healthcare; a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-quality healthcare equipment has changed ownership in a Management Buy-Out, led by managing director, Neil Davis. The company manufactures, supplies and services active & static mattresses and cushions, profiling beds, and moving & handling equipment to care home groups, community care

Former midwife launches Sheffield gym

A former midwife who won a national award after launching exercise classes for fitness-conscious pregnant women and new mums has opened her own gym in the city. Kate Campbell is the only qualified midwife teaching pre and post natal exercise in Sheffield  Since setting up her Keep Mums Fit classes in 2007 she

Online learning provider breathes life into Ilkley lifesaving campaign

An initiative to make Ilkley the UK’s first town of lifesavers has been launched using a free, online training programme. "Prepared to save a life" is a unique, 40-minute web-based training package launched to businesses this month by Ilkley-based Virtual College. The programme, which is in partnership with Community Save a Life,

Local resident chooses “Copperfields” for new specialist nursing home

Yorkshire-based Exemplar Health Care has named its new Leeds home Copperfields, following a suggestion made by local Cross Green resident David Wormald. The care group’s home names play homage to their surroundings and for the first time in their history, Exemplar collaborated with local gardening group, Cross Green Growing Together,

Jukebox manufacturer secures $100,000 first order from Japan

Leeds-based jukebox manufacturer Sound Leisure has won its first Japanese export order, with a US $100,000 contract for its classic vinyl jukeboxes from a luxury Tokyo retailer. Retro specialist Flat 4 sells vintage VW vehicles, parts and ‘50s memorabilia, which have gained cult status in Japan. The Yorkshire-manufactured jukeboxes, the only

Nexus shines spotlight on Leeds at FinTech North International Trade Mission

Chelsea Hardy, Nexus engagement manager at the University of Leeds’ new £40m innovation centre, has shone the spotlight on Leeds, as part of the FinTech North International Trade Mission. The three-day event, planned by the Department of International Trade (DIT) and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), saw 20 FinTech scale-ups from

First higher apprenticeship graduates prepare to celebrate regional first

Higher apprentices at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are among the first group to complete a new pilot training programme in a regional first for healthcare employers. Sixty-eight Trainee Assistant Practitioners (TAPs) at eight healthcare providers in South Yorkshire have achieved the Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Diploma at Level 5 and

North of England receives £10m government investment for AI and digital pathology

Leeds researchers have been awarded a £10.1m investment from UK Research and Innovation to expand a digital pathology and artificial intelligence programme across the North of England.  Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), announced the investment, as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.  Roche Diagnostics

Yorkshire firm launches ground-breaking new healthcare tech

Yorkshire-headquartered technology specialist Vapour Cloud has launched the first video tool of its kind for the UK healthcare sector, powered by a free, simple SMS. TeleDOC will enable GPs and other medical professionals to hold secure, encrypted, recordable, geo-tagged video calls with their patients, wherever they are located, on any device. With