Saturday, January 23, 2021

West Yorkshire

North West mum revives grandma's homemade, South Indian finger millet porridge mixes Just before the pandemic kicked in last year, Deepa Vinay launched a home-based food business to introduce, for the first time in the UK, an age-old finger millet porridge recipe. In just under a year, Mumsome has grown...
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...
Nearly 40 senior leaders from the Northern Powerhouse – representing brands including Channel 4, Morrisons, NHS Digital and Leeds City Council – have contributed to a white paper on the topic of outstanding leadership, that’s free to download from today. Launched by Wakefield-headquartered technology solutions and services provider, Solutionize Global,...
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...
Huddersfield based, confidential shredding and records management company, Go Shred has secured ISO 9001:2015 accreditation and EN15713:2009 European Shredding Standard certification after using 2020 lockdowns to strengthen their business offering. Family run Go Shred used the lockdown periods in 2020 to achieve the renowned ISO 9001:2015 accreditation, the international standard...
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,...
Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has appointed Bernadette Ruan-Chung as Head of Finance. Ms Ruan-Chung, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, has 23 years of post-qualification experience gained in high-level finance roles in the housing and charity sectors in London. These include Finance Director at almshouse charity Pathways, Director...
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...
Creative digital agency The Bigger Boat has recruited four full-time staff and a one-year work placement student to further support the growth of its UK and overseas customer portfolio. Having grown its global footprint – which includes launching websites across Europe, the Middle East and Africa for toy manufacturing client...