Monday, October 19, 2020

Leeds

The York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (Y & NY LEP) has recently launched a campaign to recruit a new Chair for its main Board as the term of office for current Chair, David Kerfoot MBE DL, comes to an end next March. Applications are being invited from dynamic...
Building work is gathering pace on a £12 million Leeds Jewish Housing Association (LJHA) project, the largest affordable homes scheme since its foundation in 1953. Twenty-two properties have been demolished on the site at Queenshill Avenue, Moortown to make way for two new housing blocks, comprised of 85 one and...
CDS has partnered with the University of Cambridge and SimpleUsability to offer a digital inclusivity workshop for the sector’s professionals, in line with this month’s deadline (23rd) for all public sector organisations to make their websites accessible. Forming part of this year’s Leeds Digital Festival and hosted by CDS –...
A fast-growing translation services and digital tech company has moved into Bruntwood SciTech’s Platform in Leeds city centre initially taking two full-time desks as their growth sets to continue. Jublo was founded in 2008 as a digital tech company and expanded into global language translations in 2016. It is a...
The owner of a Yorkshire IT support firm has successfully pivoted its offering in recent months, with the launch of a digital business energy brokerage – which has already saved one national organisation £62,000 on its annual utilities bill. Established in April 2020, Turbined is founded by Jamie Durham, who...
Yorkshire-based law practice Consilia Legal has launched an innovative online mediation solution, offering access to remote, high quality mediation services. Whilst the solution has obvious advantages during lockdown, Consilia has highlighted the wider benefits of online mediation, such as reducing travel time for parties, speeding up the process and...
Leeds-based drainage contractor, Jet Aire Services, has significantly enhanced its service capacity with a £200,000 investment in its lining division. The company has acquired the latest ultraviolet lining system from Swedish manufacturer, UV Relining, which enables the internal reinforcement of smaller and more complex pipe structures without expensive and disruptive...
HubRx has revealed plans for a multi-million pound investment in an advanced automated pharmacy facility in Yorkshire – being developed for use by independent community pharmacies across the country. Led by a team with decades of experience in pharmacy and digital healthcare, HubRx is a newly formed company, creating the...
Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has handed over the keys of 30 brand new properties for affordable rent in the north-east of the city. The scheme at Beckhill Grove in Meanwood includes 24 three-bed houses, two four-bed houses, two two-bed houses, and two two-bed bungalows. All homes have been...
Leading parcel delivery firm, DPD, will take hold of a 25,000 sq. ft. refurbished warehouse on a 10-year lease after completing a deal with Yorkshire-headquartered property developers and investors, Eshton. Express House, located in Gildersome, Leeds, underwent a major renovation at the start of the year, with Eshton having acquired...