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Hull and Rotherham maintain position as Yorkshire’s fastest growing economies

Hull and Rotherham enjoyed a strong end to 2017 to maintain their positions as the fastest growing city economies in Yorkshire, according to a new report.  The UK Powerhouse study is produced by Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) and provides an estimate of GVA growth

APD Communications first to gain accreditation for new emergency services network

Software developed by APD Communications is the first to be officially certified to support a new state-of-the-art communications network for the UK’s emergency services. Hull-based APD’s software, Cortex, has been accredited by the Network Approval Testing Service (NATS). The NATS endorsement – a critical element of the requirements to operate on

Summer flights to be increased from Humberside Airport to Bulgaria

New for the summer 2019 season, Balkan Holidays will increase frequency by introducing a second weekly service from Humberside Airport to Bourgas in Bulgaria. Bourgas is the gateway to the Southern resorts on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, which is a popular destination for holidaymakers and sun worshipers, particularly with its

Hazardous waste specialist prepares for £1m revenue boost with new shredder

Hazardous waste specialist Wastege has invested in an UNTHA S25 shredder as the team gears up to take on an additional £1m of business. The Hull headquartered firm has more than 30 years’ waste management and recycling experience, supporting clients throughout the UK. But with an ever-growing reputation for tackling particularly

First phase of makeover completes for Hull’s North Point shopping centre

Asset and property management company, FI Real Estate Management, has completed the first phase of a refurbishment programme at North Point Shopping Centre in Hull, resulting in two new tenancies moving into freshly reconfigured units just three weeks after the completion of the project. Keen to capitalise on the revitalised space,

Yorkshire accountants Sowerby merge with A Macdonald and Co

East Yorkshire accountancy firm Sowerby FRS has changed its name to Sowerby and announced a merger with A MacDonald and Co, a Hull-based accountants. The move has been designed to facilitate further growth at Sowerby, which has more than doubled in size in the past 11 years and now has

Begbies Traynor appoints senior manager in Yorkshire region

Professional services firm Begbies Traynor has promoted Matt Russell to the position of senior manager in its Yorkshire region, with responsibility for supporting its Hull office. Matt joined Begbies Traynor 11 years ago during which time he has undertaken year-long secondments with both Lloyds Banking Group and with National Australia Bank. 

AAK UK opens first customer innovation centre at Hull’s King George Dock

AAK UK Limited has opened a new customer innovation centre in Hull to take its co-development work with leading food brands to new levels of success. AAK, the UK's leading manufacturer and supplier of edible oils, fats and semi-speciality oil ingredients, works in close partnership with some of the most famous