Sunday, February 23, 2020

Sheffield

Business distress has continued to rise in Sheffield, increasing by 1% in the last quarter of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to the latest research from Begbies Traynor, the UK’s leading independent insolvency firm. Published today (27 January 2020), the latest quarterly Red Flag Alert data,...
Leading British health and wellbeing provider, Westfield Health, has announced its acquisition of European corporate fitness and wellbeing company High Five Health Promotion in a multi-million-pound deal. The group’s third acquisition in under two years, this latest addition builds Westfield Health’s capabilities in the rapidly growing corporate health and wellbeing...
Logistics and wholesale clients of Chesterfield-based software specialist, Lobster, enjoyed the seasonal peak in trade without incurring additional operational expenses. The firm’s electronic data integration (EDI) software handles busy periods automatically, without interruptions to service or punitive transaction fees. Jeni Steele, Lobster’s head of UK, said: “We have heard reports from...
Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are pledging their support to four local charities, who will benefit from the firm’s fundraising efforts this year. All money raised by the Belmayne Foundation in 2020 will be split equally between FareShare Yorkshire, Pathways of Chesterfield, Nenna Kind and Helen’s Trust. The independent firm established its...
A partner at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has helped to raise more than £3,000 in memory of a colleague and friend, who lost her battle with breast cancer last year. Michaela Evans and five fellow family law experts from across the city, organised a fun-filled evening in honour of Vanessa Fox,...
Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, has appointed a new chief executive to help the firm meet its strategic objectives for 2020 and beyond. Steve Hinshelwood will have responsibility for running Taylor&Emmet’s non-legal operations, taking over from predecessor, Anthony Long, who retired last year. Having worked as a consultant to the conveyancing and...
Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are strengthening their team of professionals with the appointment of a new experienced adviser. Cathy Smith has joined the independent firm to meet growing demand for its services, whilst retaining the level of client care for which it is renowned. Personal Finance Society member, Cathy, is adding...
With over 100 apprentices already in the business, Yorkshire-based automotive retailer JCT600 is planning to recruit at least another 40 young people this year. The Bradford-headquartered family business, which has run its own carefully tailored training scheme for young people since 2013, will this year welcome another 40 brand apprentices...
Staff at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP have capped off a mountain-sized fundraiser for local charity, Paces, by handing over a cheque for £3,000. The solicitors have donated £3,000 to the specialist support centre for children with Cerebral Palsy and other motor disorders, following a year of fundraising. All money raised by Taylor&Emmet...
Sheffield-based Mechan is cementing its reputation as the UK’s leading manufacturer of rail traversers, after installing its latest creation at the Holgate depot in York. The maintenance equipment specialist has delivered a bespoke traverser and set of 12 lifting jacks to the Network Rail facility. The 130-tonne traverser was commissioned by...