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Harrogate business guru joins NOW Consultancy as commercial director

A Harrogate business guru who advises SME owners on growth and profitability has joined a Yorkshire-based management consultancy as its commercial director. Peter Dickinson - who began his career as a mainframe engineer with International Computers Limited (ICL) and spent more than two decades working in the Middle East, America and

£250,000 vehicle safety contract win for Leeds engineering business

SM UK, a Leeds-based £5m-turnover engineering firm, has won a £250,000 contract to install its high-tech HALO cyclist safety system across an entire fleet of 75 trucks for waste management business, LSS Waste. The north’s largest privately owned waste management company, LSS Waste, also based in Leeds, provides skip hire and

Charity donation rounds off York firm’s 30th anniversary

A donation from a York firm is helping to support people living with sight loss in the city. The £300 donation to the York Blind and Partially Sighted Society (YBPSS) comes from PR and communications agency The Partners Group, which is continuing its thirty-year-long tradition of supporting a local charity at Christmas. Partners

Business fundraiser lunch raises £32,050 for local children’s charities

Business people across Kirklees and Calderdale have together raised an incredible £32,050 through a Christmas lunch in aid of local children’s charities – a record breaking amount which smashed the initial target by 40 per cent. The third annual Kirklees & Calderdale Annual Christmas Lunch (KACCL) took place at the Cedar

New branch managers at Europa in Sheffield and Leeds

Europa Road, a division within Europa Worldwide Group, has announced four role changes across its UK branch network, recognising homegrown talent within the business. This has resulted in four new branch managers for Leeds, Nottingham, Sheffield and Birmingham, where the Europa Road teams provide sales and account management for its European

Clearbell lets Aspect Warehouse in Doncaster

Leading commercial property consultancy Commercial Property Partners LLP (CPP) has successfully negotiated the lease of a 123,000 sq ft warehouse in Doncaster. Clearbell Property Partners III LP (Clearbell), a fund managed by Clearbell Capital, has let Aspect Warehouse, Doncaster, to MH Star Ltd. This is on a 15-year lease. Aspect Warehouse is

Container cafe go-ahead for Sheffield’s Meadowhall Business Park

Developers at a Sheffield business park have had plans agreed for a trendy cafe, enabling a popular lunch spot to relocate and become a more permanent fixture. ARBA Group submitted plans to Sheffield City Council to install a funky, single-storey, shipping container based unit and external eating area on site at

Business social impact celebrated at Raising the Bar awards event

Businesses have gathered in Leeds to celebrate the social impact being made across the region through local commerce. Twelve businesses were shortlisted in the West and North Yorkshire Chamber’s Raising the Bar awards which recognised exceptional commitment to those "giving back" through fundraising, volunteering and supporting across the categories of economy,

Mid Yorkshire Chamber welcomes trio of professionals to its board

The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has appointed three inspiring professionals to its board of directors ahead of its planned growth in 2019. Alison Palmer, corporate partner at Eaton Smith, Mark Evans, director of Better Telecoms, and Jan Szczepanski, director of the SFB Group Wakefield office, join the existing team to

PPH Commercial help secure bright future for iconic Doncaster landmark

One of Doncaster’s most-recognisable buildings - the Maridon Centre - looks set for a new lease of life after being snapped up by a local property developer for residential refurbishment. Situated at the junction of Market Road and Nether Hall Road on the edge of Doncaster town centre, the impressive three-storey

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