Saturday, January 23, 2021

Leeds

Leeds based Fiona Ibbetson had always wanted to run her own business. After 20 years of managing teams and delivering exceptional customer service across multiple sectors, Fiona discovered Get Ahead and knew she had met her perfect match. Three years have since flown by, and the last 12 months...
Beech Tree-backed managed IT, cloud and digital transformation specialist strengthens cloud offering with third acquisition in 18 months BCN Group, the Manchester-based managed IT, cloud and digital transformation specialist, has acquired Xicon Cloud for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition allows BCN Group to strengthen its best-in-class capabilities in managing and supporting...
An innovative technology business based in Leeds has been chosen to advise the Government on a new code of practice to regulate competition in the industry. Beacon, which has offices on Dock Street, has become part of the Digital Markets Taskforce , put together by the Competitions and Market Authority...
Leeds based AYRE Event Solutions is reacting to the ongoing challenges posed to the events industry by the pandemic with the support of the Culture Recovery Fund, which has been distributed through Arts Council England. The firm, which specialises in event production, saw 95% of its revenue wiped out as...
Vintage Cash Cow, the UK’s first one platform to make selling people’s old and vintage items fast, fair and simple through a free-to-use postal service, has just hit the 40k customers milestone in less than five years on the market. The business grew its customer base by 13% in...
Leeds-based building consultancy business, C80 Group Ltd, has expanded its portfolio of services and geographical presence with the acquisition of Birmingham-based Stewart Associates as the latest company to join the Group. With 24 staff, including an experienced team of engineers and CAD designers, Stewart Associates will continue to operate from...
Data from Activity Alliance revealed that nearly half (45%) of parents of disabled children have seen their child’s physical health decline since the onset of Covid-19, and child therapies have not restarted for more than 7 in 10 cases. A female duo passionate about inclusion in physical activity and...
An appeal has been launched for businesses and other employers in Leeds to donate unused laptops and tech to young people across the city not able to access technology at home. The campaign to find Leeds Tech Angels is being led by a recently established group, Digital Access West Yorkshire,...
A new platform which increases the prominence and content of leadership development in the curricula of healthcare professionals has been launched. Leeds based agency Ayup Digital was commissioned to support the NHS Leadership Academy to develop a tool which enables students, trainees and those undertaking continuing professional development to undertake...
The board of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has appointed Cedric Boston as Interim Chief Executive. He will replace Ali Akbor OBE who led the organisation for more than two decades before stepping down to serve as a member of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Panel. Mr Boston has over...