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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

Halifax demonstrates a huge appetite for fantastic food at The Piece Hall

Around 120,000 people enjoyed a bumper feast of street food and music at The Piece Hall this summer for Chow Down, a series of independent food stalls that covered the central courtyard of the Grade I listed building with the very best street food pop-ups in Yorkshire. Over four weekends, from

A “Fantastic Four” for The Piece Hall Colonnade

Halifax’s Piece Hall continues to attract a diverse and distinctive collection of tenants with four further companies choosing the iconic location for their new businesses. A luxury fashion label; a coffee and cake shop; a gallery specialising in cartoons, caricatures and prints and a games and toy shop have all taken

Leeds Beckett launches new centre to boost business growth in Halifax

A new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses in Halifax will be officially launched by Leeds Beckett University and Calderdale Council this month. The University Business Centre, located at Piece Mill in Halifax, offers affordable office services and meeting spaces to early-stage and growing businesses, as well as

Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors and PwC give their support to The Piece Hall Trust

Yorkshire legal firm Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors and leading professional services firm PwC have become corporate members of The Piece Hall Trust. As the charity that runs The Piece Hall begins its second year at the helm, the Trust’s corporate membership scheme is now five-strong, with businesses of all scales and sectors

Double celebration for Halifax legal colleagues

Two newly qualified solicitors are celebrating after securing permanent positions at Halifax legal practice Wilkinson Woodward Bearders. Lauren Allette and Emma Sheard both graduated from the University of Huddersfield Law School in 2013 and, after brief spells working locally, both secured training contracts with the law firm in January 2017. After gaining

The Piece Hall to open new restaurant as visitor numbers pass two million

A major new restaurant, operated by The Piece Hall Trust and creating over 35 new jobs, will open this August in response to considerable demand. The announcement comes as visitor numbers pass the 2 million mark, smashing original targets set for the first year. The new restaurant, which will be located overlooking

The Piece Hall proves a magnet for independent businesses

Independent business owners continue to clamour for space at The Piece Hall, with three new businesses setting up shop at Halifax’s landmark destination, taking commercial occupancy to 70 per cent. Joining the 28 businesses already trading at The Piece Hall are a new family-run Lebanese restaurant; an optician and a vintage

Yorkshire chartered surveyors to merge

Two of West Yorkshire’s leading property consultancies are to merge. Hanson Chartered Surveyors are joining forces with Walker Singleton, one of the region’s leading independent firms of Chartered Surveyors with offices across West Yorkshire. Huddersfield-based Hanson’s, led by Mark Hanson FRICS, has spent nearly 30 years providing quality commercial property advice and

Rahman Ravelli receives top ranking in UK’s major legal guide

Halifax business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli - which also has offices in London and Birmingham - is celebrating yet another top ranking of the year. They  have been named as one of the UK’s elite firms for corporate fraud and financial crime by the prestigious Chambers and Partners UK Guide. The 2018