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Linley & Simpson boosts its Land and New Homes team

Residential letting and sales specialists, Linley & Simpson, has boosted its Land and New Homes department with a new appointment. Lucy Collinge has joined the Ripon-based team of seven as New Homes Marketing & Administrative Executive. Launched only five years ago with just a single member of staff and six properties, it

Duo of appointments at Wakefield’s Sewtec

Wakefield-based industrial automation specialist Sewtec has further strengthened its team with two new appointments to support the company’s ongoing growth plans. Maisie Garner-Currie has joined the business as marketing executive whilst Spencer Whale has been appointed technical sales manager for the company’s cosmetics and personal care division. Sewtec Automation invents, designs, manufactures,

Bradford garden centre takes on first apprentice

Management at a Bradford garden centre are continuing to invest in their team with the appointment of its first apprentice.  The People and Culture team at Tong Garden Centre have partnered with Shipley College to bring in 16 year old Alfie Taylor as a Plants Apprentice.  Mr Taylor attends college one day

Beverley skin doctor invited to speak at virtual Holistic Skin Care conference

A Beverley skincare consultant and facial massage therapist has been invited to address delegates online at the 13th Annual Association of Holistic Skin Care Practitioners Conference that takes place this weekend. Dr Katerina Steventon, founder of Beverley, East Yorkshire based Independent Skincare Consultancy is the only UK based speaker to address

IoD appoints new head of branches for England

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Natalie Sykes as its new Head of English Branches. Natalie takes up the role after being regional director of the IoD’s Yorkshire and North East and East Midlands regions. The role is part of a new structure for the IoD which has been developed to

Engineering company reinforces team with new hires

Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers has appointed Gareth Shepherd as regional director, as well as making four further appointments, in its Leeds office. Gareth brings more than two decades worth of experience, in the civil and structural engineering consultancy sector, to the role, and has spent the last four years

Yorkshire networking duo take new virtual business community global

Two Yorkshire businessmen have gone global with a unique virtual networking platform, meeow, after attracting an additional host to roll out meetings in the United States. Chris Rabbitt and Simon Glenn have welcomed Ohio-based Keith Engelhardt to help satisfy increased global demand for meeow’s four-person virtual meetings (meeows). As a host, Keith

Poonam Kaur appointed to lead IoD West Yorkshire

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Poonam Kaur as acting chair of its West Yorkshire branch. Poonam is managing director of corporate finance firm fds, based in Wakefield. She was formerly vice-chair of the branch and an IoD Ambassador, representing the M&A sector. She succeeds Dr Richard Smith, chief operating officer

EY promotes new partner and associate partner in Yorkshire

: EY has appointed one equity Partner and one Associate Partner in Yorkshire from within EY, reinforcing the firm’s commitment to nurturing homegrown talent. Kate Jarman is now a Partner in the firm’s Assurance team, based in Leeds. She joined EY straight from university in 2004 after completing a summer internship