Yorkshire Care Equipment bring faster, safer falls assistance device to the north

Since 2016, Yorkshire Care Equipment have been supplying the Raizer emergency lifting chair to care homes, hospitals, emergency services, and private residences across Scotland and Northern England. After selling more Raizers in 2019 than ever...

Handelsbanken supports Weetwood Properties with refinancing deal

Weetwood Properties has refinanced its property portfolio with support from Handelsbanken which provided a £3.8m term loan facility. The Leeds-based property company is a family owned business which comprises both commercial property and professional and...

Ashfield Building Group targets growth with launch of Ashfield Homes

Leeds-based contractor, Ashfield Building Group, is joining forces with a new development partner following the launch of Ashfield Homes Ltd. With private financial backing to purchase up to six sites per annum, Ashfield Homes is...

Yorkshire sees start-up boom with almost 9,000 new businesses in 2019

Despite the uncertain economic climate last year, Yorkshire saw an encouraging growth in new businesses with nearly 9,000 start-ups in the region compared with a flat level of business growth the previous year. The research...

New chief executive takes reins at Taylor&Emmet

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...

Bridlington care service rated Outstanding

A specialist residential care service in Bridlington has been rated Outstanding in a new Care Quality Commission (CQC) report. Previously rated Good, Heathcotes Bridlington supports adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome who may have dual diagnoses and...

Belmayne extends team of expert advisers

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...

Rolls-Royce Black Badge Cullinan visits Yorkshire

The eagerly awaited Black Badge Cullinan was unveiled in Yorkshire at a special event hosted by JCT600 to mark the launch of the latest addition to the Rolls-Royce portfolio of iconic, luxury vehicles. Customers were...

Acquisition for Hebden Bridge-based Craggs Environmental as it doubles in size

Craggs Environmental Ltd, one of the UK’s leading fuel and tank infrastructure servicing companies, is doubling its size, coverage and operational capacity after acquiring the business and assets of LCM Environmental Ltd. The deal, which...

Another 40 apprentices to join JCT600 in 2020

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...

Latest financial results show another strong year for Reed Boardall Group

Despite rising costs and fierce competition in the transport sector, The Reed Boardall Group Limited, the Yorkshire-based cold storage and distribution business, is continuing to perform strongly, again seeing a year on year rise...

Sue Ryder cycle events celebrate fundraising record as 2020 rides launched

Manorlands’ cycle events group has announced its programme of sportives and mountain bike challenges for 2020 as it celebrates a record-breaking 2019, raising over £31,000 for the Oxenhope Sue Ryder hospice. The 2019 cycle events...