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Software provider completes American acquisition

York-headquartered workforce management software provider Mitrefinch has acquired an American business as it looks to accelerate its growth in the US market. Mitrefinch, which provides time and attendance, HR, payroll and access control software, has bought Advance Systems America, which has been a partner of Mitrefinch for eight years, selling its

Linley & Simpson homes in on triple acquisition as part of Yorkshire growth journey

A Yorkshire estate agency has completed a hat-trick of acquisitions in the next stage in its journey of natural growth. The three deals clinched by Linley & Simpson propel its letting portfolio past the milestone of 5,500 managed properties across North and West Yorkshire. They also add homes that are on the

The Grand Hotel & Spa opens 100 new luxury rooms

The Grand Hotel & Spa, York – Yorkshire’s only AA-rated five star hotel – has doubled in size with the official opening of 100 new luxury hotel rooms as part of its £15 million redevelopment. The ribbon was cut by Sir Gary Verity and Lord Mayor of York, Coun Barbara Boyce,

The DoubleTree By Hilton York hosts industry event to celebrate £6m transformation

The DoubleTree by Hilton York has officially celebrated the completion of its £6m transformation, with a reception for representatives from the city’s hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors. The investment, undertaken in two tranches, has seen the addition of 42 new bedrooms, air-conditioning in all new and existing bedrooms, creation of a

Langleys boosts medical law team

Langleys Solicitors has strengthened its medical law team with the appointment of paralegal Robyn Jackson. Robyn will focus on cases involving brain injury and clinical negligence, working alongside Associate Helen Murphy. She previously worked at Nelsons and Browne Jacobson in Nottingham and is studying to become a qualified solicitor. Andrew Cragg, head

SES Engineering Services’ Hovercraft Challenge inspires York’s budding female engineers

With the government declaring 2018 The Year of Engineering, SES Engineering Services (SES) has set out to inspire the next generation of female engineers by hosting its annual Hovercraft Day challenge at The Mount School. Returning for a fifth year, the action-packed event proved that girls from eight local schools across

United by Design and Brew York bring gold back to York in international design awards

Creative agency United by Design is toasting a huge success , with news that it’s picked up a prestigious gold Design Business Association (DBA) Design Effectiveness Award for its work with craft brewery and tap room Brew York. The awards recognise projects that demonstrate design’s tangible effect on a business by