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Wilkinson Woodward recognised for charitable work

West Yorkshire solicitors Wilkinson Woodward have reached the shortlist in the 2017 Calderdale Community Spirit Awards. In recognition of their ongoing support for local charity The Next Step Trust, the Halifax based law firm has been shortlisted in the Corporate and Community Partnership category. Organised by The Community Foundation for Calderdale, the awards

£2m Mediterranean restaurant in Leeds opens doors and creates jobs

Pictured is restaurant manager Gio Conti with Martin Hicks, MD of Weetwood Hall and £2m new Mediterranean North Leeds restaurant, Convive   A new £2m restaurant has opened in Weetwood, North Leeds, creating 25 new jobs at launch and funding for the University of Leeds through an innovative gift-aid initiative linked to profits.    Over

Garden furniture wholesaler grows thanks to Yorkshire Bank

A Hull-based garden furniture and ornament wholesaler has purchased one of the largest units at the Humber Enterprise Park after securing a £2.8 million funding arrangement from Yorkshire Bank. Dutch Imports and Daughters, which marked 25 years in business this year, is planning a phased move from its current base in

Accord appoints Charles Canning as MD

Bradford-based Accord Mortgages is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Canning as managing director. Charles joined the Society in 1987 as an area agency manager, and was appointed Head of the Branch Network in 2005. He originally took on the role of managing director of Accord, the intermediary-only lender which is

Yorkshire’s leading entrepreneurs unveiled for EY awards

Entrepreneurs from 11 Yorkshire and Humber businesses, which together turnover more than £790m, have been shortlisted in EY’s North of England Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards 2015. Twelve entrepreneurs across these 11 Yorkshire companies – which include firms in the software, manufacturing, leisure and support services sectors – will compete with

Flourishing ventilation business attracts investment

A £50,000 Business Loan is providing vital working capital for an ambitious ventilation firm based in Goole. LeighTec, which has established itself as the UK’s leading specialist in commercial kitchen ventilation systems, will use the investment from funding body Finance Yorkshire to develop existing contracts and establish a duct manufacturing facility

GNG Group launches specialist children’s mattress brand

Yorkshire-based manufacturer, GNG Group, is broadening its retail product offer with the launch of a new brand specialising in children’s mattresses and beds. Little Mattress Company offers a range of high quality mattresses, beds and furniture, suitable for new born babies right through to teenagers. Designed using advanced sleep technologies, custom made