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Sheffield crane company on shortlists to lift global awards

Street CraneXpress, the Sheffield-based national crane service provider, is on two shortlists for awards highlighting companies around the world that have done the most to raise standards in the lifting industry. Its record in training apprentices and improving the skills of its established engineers sees it on a shortlist of three

Langley’s appoints apprentice

Langleys Solicitors has appointed 18-year-old Rhianne Nurse to its apprenticeship scheme. Rhianne joins the law firm as a trainee risk and compliance auditor. She will study Business Administration Level 3 with her training provided by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Rhianne, a former business studies student at Selby College, said: “I

Workshop puts spotlight on mental health issues in workplace

Business owners and HR professionals will receive valuable insights into dealing with mental health problems in the workplace at work at an event in Sheffield on November 8. With an increasing number of employees affected by mental health conditions - which result in spiralling costs to employers - keynote speaker, Kate

DoubleTree by Hilton York to host “Afternoon Light Bites” fundraiser in aid of The Alzheimer’s Society

A York city centre hotel is encouraging customers to “grab a sandwich, slice of cake and a hot drink” this month to help support people with dementia. On Friday, October 26, The Doubletree by Hilton York is hosting its Afternoon Light Bites fundraiser, with proceeds going to The Alzheimer’s Society. Taking place

Historic West Yorkshire office fit out business placed into administration

Lee Lockwood and Bob Maxwell of Begbies Traynor in Leeds have been appointed as joint administrators of H. Waterhouse & Sons (Wakefield) Limited which has been trading for over 150 years. Based in East Ardsley, near Wakefield, the company dates back to 1853 when the great grandfather of the current director

Johnsons of Whixley announces first two management trainees

Johnsons of Whixley has laid the blueprint for managerial recruitment as it aims to continue its development as a business – by taking on new recruits. Located between York and Harrogate, Johnsons is one of Europe’s largest horticultural suppliers to the commercial sector, and a family business with roots stretching back

Another three trainees qualify into the Clarion team

Clarion is celebrating another year of nurturing young talent in the legal profession, with three trainees retained following their qualification, and another ten currently undertaking training contracts. Danielle Pawson has qualified into Clarion’s contentious private client team, Charlotte Davies has joined the family team and Lorna Webb is the newest associate

Hat-trick of client wins for Yorkshire card payment solutions firm

Brighouse based card payment solutions company, Yorkshire Payments, has secured a hat-trick of new clients following a record 12-month period that has seen the firm process transactions totalling more than £470m through its systems. The company, which provides SMEs across Yorkshire with access to card payment solutions and chip and pin

Saint-Gobain site successfully energised by high-voltage specialist Smith Brothers

Power engineering contractor Smith Brothers has completed a large-scale assignment to connect the Saint-Gobain Glass manufacturing facility in Eggborough, Goole, to the grid. Saint-Gobain – Europe’s leading flat glass producer – appointed the Independent Connection Provider (ICP) to upgrade the HV system and handle all electrical and civil engineering works to