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Yorkshire graduate launches children’s holiday camp during final year of studies

A Psychology and Child Development graduate from Leeds Trinity University has launched a summer holiday camp for primary children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ellie O’Donoghue, 22, from Wetherby, has launched ScapeSchool, a summer holiday camp for primary school children aged four-11 while still in her final year of studies. ScapeSchool offers

New finance firector for Leeds investment firm, Winch & Co

Winch & Co, the Leeds-based boutique private equity investment firm, has appointed a new finance director. Paul Davison takes over the role of finance director at Winch & Co with immediate effect. The firm’s accountant, Stephen Kettle, who will continue to provide financial services to the company, originally took on the

Law firm hires Yorkshire telecoms specialist

Stephen Sawley, an experienced wayleave professional with more than 20 years telecoms sector knowledge has joined Hampshire-headquartered Trenches Law - remotely! He has taken on the role of senior wayleave manager, as the company prepares to double in size by the end of 2020. Having begun his career with BT, Yorkshireman Stephen

The Bigger Boat welcomes a new face to its growing team

Creative digital marketing agency The Bigger Boat has bolstered its thriving workforce following the addition of a talented web developer – with further new recruits set to climb onboard soon. Vladislav Nikolov has become the 15th ‘crew mate’ at The Bigger Boat, having joined from Manchester-based firm Spotlight Studios. The junior

Double achievement for BHP Charity Team

Yorkshire and North Derbyshire’s largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants, BHP, are celebrating the fifth member of their successful Charity Team being awarded a Diploma in Charity Accounting (DChA). BHP senior manager, Rachel Heath, has completed an experience-based route diploma at BHP. Rachel has spent the last 20 years specialising in

Bradford Council leader calls for joint effort to beat Covid

The Leader of Bradford Council has called for a joint effort to defeat the coronavirus pandemic. Coun Susan Hinchcliffe said: "It’s with real sadness that I see that some people are using the local restrictions around COVID to promote division and disharmony. Let’s not play the blame game in the Bradford

Double achievement for BHP charity team

Yorkshire and North Derbyshire’s largest independent firm of chartered accountants, BHP, are celebrating the fifth member of their successful Charity Team being awarded a Diploma in Charity Accounting (DChA). BHP senior manager, Rachel Heath, has completed an experience-based route diploma at BHP. Rachel has spent the last 20 years specialising in

Newly recruited prison officers begin training at Leeds Trinity University

More than 100 newly recruited Prison Officers have started their training at Leeds Trinity University last week. Participants on the ‘Unlocked Graduates’ programme started a two-year leadership scheme for Prison Officers on Wednesday 22 July. They will work full-time in prisons across the country from September and study part-time for a

Leeds agency appoints non-exec CFO as it eyes international expansion

Performance marketing agency, Journey Further, has announced that Deepa Shah, former CFO at Publicis Sapient and Omnicom-owned Hall & Partners, has joined the company’s advisory board as non-executive director to support the firm’s ambitious growth plans. Multi-award winning CFO, Deepa, will be working with the agency's founders, Robin Skidmore, Matt Kwiecinski

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