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Search begins for Yorkshire’s top directors

The search is on for the most talented company directors in Yorkshire and the North East. Entries have opened for the Director of the Year Awards 2019, run by the Institute of Directors (IoD) to honour the best in business leadership. New categories have been added for 2019 to recognise the Young

Large public sector procurement bodies join forces to support suppliers

The UK’s largest public sector buying organisation, YPO, is partnering with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service and the Yorkshire and Humber Police Forces to host monthly procurement meetings with suppliers to the public sector. YPO launched its ‘Meet the Buyer’ days in May 2018, inviting suppliers from across the UK to meet

IoD launches Directors’ Skills Day in Yorkshire

Directors from across Yorkshire and the North East are to converge on York for the region’s inaugural Directors’ Skills Day. The Institute of Directors (IoD) will stage the all-day event at York's Principal Hotel on 9 November. Aimed at newly appointed directors, those aspiring to achieve their first board position or looking

EY continues to grow its transactions team as deal activity increases

EY has made two appointments and several promotions to further grow its Transaction Support team in Yorkshire and the North East, underlining its commitment to building its deals business in the region. Louise Smith has been promoted to director, having been a key member of the Transaction Support team for 12

Over two fifths of companies in Yorkshire and the North East looking to introduce flexible working

Over two fifths of middle market businesses in Yorkshire and the North East are considering new flexible working options for their employees but many worry about the security and management implications according to a new survey commissioned by RSM. The survey of middle market businesses, carried out by YouGov, found that

Pioneering natural health company makes double appointment

A Yorkshire-based health supplement business strengthens its team with two new appointments as demand grows for its innovative products, both at home and abroad. BetterYou Ltd, which provides superior supplementation solutions using innovative delivery mechanisms of those nutrients increasingly omitted in today’s modern diets and lifestyles, has appointed a new

Yorkshire advisers support job-saving rescue deal

Almost 20 jobs at a Brighton-based electrical contractor been saved following the completion of a rescue deal which was supported by a team of Yorkshire-based advisers. Blair Installations Limited, a Brighton-based electrical contractor which provided services to a number of private and public sector organisations in the Brighton and Sussex area,

RSM backs the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has backed the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme to help improve collaboration, infrastructure and investment across the North of England. The partnership reinforces RSM’s commitment to the North and strengthens the alliance of Northern businesses committed to delivering a stronger economic future for the North. Led by

Yorkshire & Humber tops “outside of London”’ commercial property investment region in Q2

Yorkshire & Humber secured the highest amount of regional investment in commercial property, after London and its surrounding regions, in Q2 2018. Datscha, the proptech platform which shows ultimate ownership of commercial properties, revealed the data in their transactions module by uncovering portfolio deals matched with latest Land Registry data. With more

IoD boosts Yorkshire team with key appointments

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has boosted its Yorkshire and North East team with two key appointments. Kazi Sajeed joins the business leaders’ organisation as communications and marketing assistant while Shak Hakim has been appointed membership relationship manager. Kazi is a University of Bradford graduate in Business and Management Studies who has

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