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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

Yorkshire-based financial adviser signs new deal with HRLFC

Halifax-based chartered financial planners, Investing For Tomorrow has renewed its sponsorship with Halifax Rugby League Football Club (HRLFC) for the 2018 rugby league season. The sponsorship will see Investing For Tomorrow’s branding appear on Head Coach Richard Marshall’s kit, along with the players’ training kit and game day programme notes. Established

The Piece Hall Trust and Grand Central Rail team up to bring visitors from London to Halifax

It is full steam ahead for a new travel partnership between The Piece Hall Trust and Grand Central Rail, which was announced  with a packed day of activities, designed to turn travellers’ heads when passing through Kings Cross Station in London. Members of The Piece Hall Trust team headed south to stop

Halifax solicitor bids farewell after 27 years

One of Halifax’s most experienced legal experts is bidding farewell to colleagues after almost three decades of service. Jon Dyson, who has been a familiar face at Wilkinson Woodward Solicitors in Fountain Street, is retiring after 27 years of service. Jon, who studied law at Durham University, began his legal career as

Walker Singleton’s own Halifax heritage to become part of The Piece Hall’s future

Calderdale chartered surveyors, Walker Singleton, are the latest business to show its support for the recently restored Piece Hall in Halifax by becoming a corporate member. Alongside this, the company – which was founded in Sowerby Bridge in 1889 is donating to The Piece Hall Trust an original handbill from 1826,