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EU funding scheme boost – Yorkshire firms have already claimed £1.2m

The window for Yorkshire firms to benefit from European funding has been extended, allowing hundreds more companies to benefit. The move has prompted the free peer-to-peer export mentoring service for the Leeds City Region,, to urge businesses to make applications in order to take advantage of the funding. With more than

Contractor appointed to modernise historic Leeds building

Contractors have been appointed to comprehensively refurbish an iconic central Leeds building, which was originally the home of Hepworth Tailors. Wellington Park House, now renamed Tailors Corner, was bought for an undisclosed sum by award-winning property developers Boultbee Brooks last year. Work will begin in September to transform the building, which is

Raft of client wins and retentions for Blueclaw

Leeds digital marketing agency Blueclaw is celebrating a bumper 12 months with a range of new client wins and retainers. The agency has picked up briefs for cloud computing supplier Iomart, group tour operator Tucan Travel, ski break specialist Skiline and holiday lettings agency Travel Chapter, which has 30 different brands

WSP appointed as Highways England Network studies technical partner

Highways England (HE) has appointed engineering and professional services consultancy, WSP, to provide technical services to its Network Planning Division (NPD) to help deliver a Network Study Programme, in a contract worth almost £1m. The work will utilise the combined expertise of WSP’s near 1,000 strong highways, environmental and transport planning

Knight Frank nurtures a trio of first-class stars

global property consultancy Knight Frank has strengthened its Yorkshire team by nurturing and then hiring three graduate surveyors – all with first-class university degrees. Tom Wright and Victoria Harris have joined the Leeds office of Knight Frank from Northumbria University, while John Jarman has joined the Sheffield office from Sheffield Hallam