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Yorkshire-based entrepreneur launches Scotland’s first spirit expo

Leeds-based entrepreneur, Jasmine Wheelhouse, will launch Scotland’s first spirit and cocktail festival in Dumfries in February 2019. The founder of award-winning event, The Gin Fayre, will introduce Craft Spirit Expo, to hundreds of people in Dumfries on February 16, 2019 at Easterbrook Hall. Eight other Craft Spirit Expo events will take place

Double award win for Leeds law firm

Blacks Solicitors LLP is celebrating after taking home two awards last night when the Firm came top of the Medium Law Firm of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year categories at the prestigious Yorkshire Legal Awards. The judging panel awarded Blacks the accolades for its enviable reputation of providing

Student success celebrated at Town Hall award ceremony

A host of achievements were celebrated at the annual Leeds College of Building Awards Night. Hosted at Leeds Town Hall, the poignant event celebrates the achievements of students over the 2017/2018 academic year. Winners are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but also for going the “extra mile,” overcoming adversity,

HS2 launches public consultations on plans to extend the railway North

Plans for the development of Britain’s new high speed railway between the Midlands and the North moved a step closer today, as HS2 Ltd revealed more detailed design proposals. Construction of the Phase One route between Birmingham and London is now well underway with 7,000 jobs already supported through the project.

Two Leeds Trinity students awarded the Ken Hodgson Memorial Prize for Business

Two exceptional students from Leeds Trinity University have been awarded the Ken Hodgson Memorial Prize for Business which recognises academic excellence and services to the community and business. Emily Outram, a third-year Business and Management student, and Richard Todd, who is in the final year of a degree in Accounting and

Environmental consultancy supports business growth with cloud-based HR software

RSK Group Ltd – one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancy groups – has invested in cloud-based HR software from Cascade, to support company growth. Established in 1989, the Cheshire-based firm has been helping organisations worldwide to achieve their business goals, both cost-effectively and with minimum environmental and social impact. Their

“Insure” success on the big screen at Leeds Business Week lunch

Independent commercial insurance broker, Lockyers, has once again confirmed that it will become a sponsor of the popular Leeds Business Week (LBW) Networking Lunch alongside Eleven Sports Media, the largest media network in UK sport, and Freeths, the top 50 full-service commercial law firm. The trio will each pull up a

Towngate reveals revamp plans for new Gelderd Road site

Following the recent announcement that Towngate PLC has acquired an industrial warehouse on Gelderd Road in a £3m deal, the commercial lettings specialist and landlord has now unveiled its refurbishment plans for the 62,000 sqft space. Acquired by Carter Towler on behalf of Towngate Plc, the freehold property was previously occupied

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC appoints CEO

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC has appointed Jonathan Biggin as chief operating officer (COO) to drive forward group success and digital investment at the leading financial services provider. Jonathan brings over 20 years’ experience in financial services to the role, having held senior positions at large financial institutions such as Barclays, American

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