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Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Patron

The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, which supports almost 500 member business in the region, is delighted to welcome digital agency Beanie Media as a Patron. Founded in 2018 by then 18-year-old Melissa Roberts and Daniel Atkinson, Beanie Media is now a team of five young professionals, offering web design and

Sweco UK drives MLM Group integration with new divisions and leadership team appointments

Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco UK has created two new divisions and made several key appointments to its leadership team as the business combines its capabilities with MLM Group.    Sweco acquired MLM Group - one of the largest, privately-owned engineering, environmental and building control consultancies - in 2019 to create a combined business with an annual turnover of £108m.    The firm, which employs 204 people at its headquarters in

Property veteran launches new consultancy

Commercial property expert Rob Firth has launched a new consultancy offering agency, asset management and development advice.  Firth Property Consultancy has bases in Sheffield and Leeds to serve both city regions with more flexible solutions for asset owners. With a career in property spanning over 30 years, Rob is one of

East Yorkshire poultry business creates new hygiene role

An East Yorkshire poultry business has promoted from within to fill a new hygiene role. Middleton-on-the-Wolds based Soanes Poultry has promoted Indré Lee to the new position of trainee manager, night hygiene. Mrs Lee joined Soanes Poultry in 2011 and worked as a night hygiene supervisor before her latest move. Soanes Poultry's operations

Digital learning specialist retains business development manager

Award-winning technology and learning specialist, Cognito Learning, has appointed business development manager, Neville Wray. Neville joins Cognito Learning from Safety Business Learning, where he spent seven years managing the sales operation and generating impressive revenue for the learning management system provider. Neville said: “Having operated in the more traditional e-Learning space, within

Easy Bathrooms announces major recruitment drive

West Yorkshire-based Easy Bathrooms has announced plans for a major recruitment drive and is set to increase its workforce by 60-70 per cent in 2021; creating 250-300 new jobs. The recruitment will support its 2021 expansion plans, following a successful 2020. In the last 12 months, the firm opened 23 new

Front of house manager joins Empire House

Huddersfield-based luxury business centre, Empire House, has appointed a front of house manager in readiness for its January launch. Martha Feeley-Isaksen has joined the company to provide an impeccable service to clients, encompassing reception facilities, bar management and events coordination. Following a £150,000 renovation project, Empire House will boast one of the

Countryside continues Yorkshire growth with new promotion

Countryside, the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer has cemented its regional growth with the promotion of Chris Penn to managing director, for its Partnerships Yorkshire business. Chris’s promotion comes just over a year after he joined Countryside to set up the new Yorkshire region as its operations director. With a headcount of 75,