Monday, October 19, 2020

North Yorkshire

Aaron Lowery, Investment Manager, YFM Equity Partners (YFM): The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the cash flows of most businesses in the UK. Preservation of cash to support liquidity will be key to ensuring the viability of many companies over the coming months. It is always worth...
The threat to business contract fulfilment and large public gatherings as a result of the spread of coranvirus is having a devastating impact on pubs, clubs and theatres. As a consequence of the UK Government’s increasing emphasis on avoiding personal contact, numerous conferences and other events are being cancelled,...
Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to Saturday’s (28 March) announcement of changes to corporate insolvency framework: “The UK has a world-leading insolvency and restructuring framework, and the new restructuring tools in this package give...
A new name in the housebuilding industry is set to commence its first development as Leeds-based Ashfield Homes prepares to launch West Winds, a range of luxury detached homes in Scotton, near Knaresborough. Plans have been submitted for the construction of four properties off New Road which, subject to approval,...
A national helpline has been set up in West Yorkshire to help businesses survive the Coronavirus crisis. Commercial Finance Consultancy ABL Business has set up the advice line to provide information on the Government’s CBILS (Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans Scheme) and also on what banks are doing to help businesses...
According to the 2019 HM Treasury Report, up to £250 billion could be added to the UK economy if more women started and scaled business up at the same rate as men. Local graphic designer and coworking space founder Gemma Thirsk is aiming to change this by providing female start-ups...
Haddletons, the business advisory and commercial law firm which has its headquarters in Harrogate, has appointed managed IT services provider Integral IT, which is also based in the spa town, to provide all of its IT needs. Launched just two years ago by well-known Yorkshire lawyer James Haddleton, the firm...
Dedicated to providing an accessible and inclusive environment, Yorkshire-based companies, Innova Care Concepts and Portakabin, worked with PAMIS and the National Galleries of Scotland to install a Changing Places facility at the gallery’s Modern One site. In the UK, more than 250,000 people need personal assistance to use the toilet...
Commenting on the Q4 2019 (October-December) England & Wales insolvency statistics (published this morning by the Insolvency Service), Eleanor Temple, chair of R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, says: Corporate insolvencies Excluding one-off ‘bulk insolvency events’, seasonally adjusted corporate insolvencies in 2019 rose 6.8% from...
Earlier this month AWB Charlesworth Solicitors appointed Liz Coe, Solicitor and Naheed Akhtar, Conveyancing Executive as the latest additions to their residential property department. Naheed is a Conveyancing Executive and, having trained at a city firm in Leeds, brings to the team over twelve years of conveyancing experience acting for...