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Care provider brings jobs to Yorkshire with the help of local lender

A domiciliary care provider which aims to transform the way in which care services are delivered across the region is on course to bring 50 new jobs to East Yorkshire’s healthcare sector after successfully securing investment from NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

Yorkshire manufacturers given helping hand by new ambassador

Manufacturers in Yorkshire will be given a helping hand with marketing, thanks to the appointment of a new ambassador. Dave Pannell has been appointed manufacturing ambassador for Yorkshire by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). He will be offering free advice and organising events to help companies compete across the UK

Master Chef talks ingredients for a strong Wakefield economy

Utilising locally sourced ingredients to whip up a recipe for success, MasterChef quarter finalist, Chris Hale will show Bondholders an alternative way to support the local economy, when he delivers a cooking demo at Bondholders’ next First Friday event on July 6, at Wakefield College. As Founder of catering business Pop Up

National property competition helps “future proof” property and construction talent pool

Negative publicity around sexual harassment, the Gender Pay Gap and a reputation as a male-dominated industry, run the risk of putting off girls who might otherwise consider a career in property and construction, according to Jo Miller, chief executive of Doncaster Council.  Mrs Miller was speaking at the Women in

Apprentices asked to consider the ports industry as first step into the working world

Associated British Ports (ABP) on the Humber is now recruiting for its  next tranche of engineering apprentices. ABP is the UK’s largest port operator, owning and operating 21 ports across England, Scotland and Wales. Closer to home, ABP also owns the four Humber ports in Grimsby, Immingham, Hull and Goole. Together, the

Unity chief executive honoured by inclusion in BME Housing Leaders list

The chief executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has been included in the inaugural Inside Housing BME Leaders List which has just been published. Ali Akbor, who has led Unity for more than 19 years, received special praise for his work in supporting people in starting their own

Banking specialist to lead team of fifty

Irwin Mitchell banking & finance partner, Paddy Sturman, has been appointed to head up the firm’s Business Legal Services (BLS) division in Leeds. Paddy, who joined Irwin Mitchell from Gordons LLP over two years ago, specialises in advising institutional lenders, corporates and real estate investors and developers on all aspects of

Access North Structures relocates as turnover hits new heights

Following a 35 per cent uplift in turnover, rope access specialist Access North Structures has relocated to a new office in Armitage Bridge, Huddersfield as it prepares for further expansion. Newly released figures for 2017-18 demonstrate significant growth for the work at height experts, with client numbers reaching 54 – a

Wellbeing a “work in progress” for most UK HR departments

A study conducted by Leeds-based Cascade has revealed that only 13 per cent of HR/business managers believe their organisation has an effective wellbeing strategy in place. Sixty-seven per cent admit that it is "a work in progress". When the research findings were published last month, the headline statistic was that stress is

Linley & Simpson marks children’s hospice week with £790 donation to Martin House

A Yorkshire estate agency has marked Children’s Hospice Week by raising at least £790 for young people in Yorkshire with life-limiting illnesses and their families.   Linley & Simpson, which has 11 branches across North and West Yorkshire, pledged a £10 donation to Martin House Children’s Hospice at Boston Spa, near Wetherby, for